Fundamentals of Nursing

Fundamentals of nursing introduces students to various aspects of the nursing curriculum; Orem’s theory, Roy’s adaption model, Erickson’s developmental theory, Maslow’s basic human needs; concepts of stress and adaption, health illness continuum, nursing process, teaching and learning theories, nursing history, nursing roles and psychosocial and cultural influences on man, health and nursing. Legal and ethical principles, communication skills, documentation format, drug calculation, fluid balance and beginning clinical theories and skills are also taught.

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