NURS125N: Fundamental Concepts & Skills for Nursing Practice

Class Program
Class Hours 4 Lab Hours 12 Credits 8

LPNs may challenge by exam

This foundational nursing course introduces students to major concepts and basic nursing skills to deliver safe nursing care across the lifespan. Class content includes Introduction to Nursing, Working in the Healthcare System, Care of the Human Being, Nursing Process and Critical Thinking, Health Assessment, Meeting Basic Human Needs Across the Lifespan, Patient/Family Education, Concepts of Medication Administration, and Contemporary Contexts for Professional Nursing. Student practice skills related to the class content in clinical facilities and the simulation laboratory under the supervision of a registered nurse. Upon completion of the course, the student is eligible to seek NH licensure as a licensed nursing assistant (LNA).