Introduction to essential concepts and core values of health within the context of the four domains: nursing, individual, health, and environment. Emphasis on development, functional ability, nutrition, elimination, homeostasis, care giving, and safety.


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Credit Hours

4 credit hours (2 lecture hours, 4 lab hours)


Admission to Nursing program and Nursing 1120 with a grade of C or better or equivalent, Nursing 1140 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent, Microbiology 1420 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent and Nursing 1150 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent or concurrent enrollment in Nursing 1150. 

Technical Requirements

Students must have regular access to the Internet and a computer. Courses are administered through Blackboard, so students will also need a compatible OS and browser. A list of recommended software can be found here.