NUR 100† Introduction to Nursing
Division:† Arts & Sciences†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Date:† November 2015
Curriculum in Which Course Taught:† Registered Nursing
Course Number & Title:†††††† † NUR 100 Introduction to Nursing
Credit Hours:† 2 credit
I. Catalog Description:† Introduces concepts of nursing and health. Includes historical and cultural aspects, legal, and ethical responsibilities and an overview of health and the health care delivery system.† Lecture 1-2 hours per week. 1-2 credits
II. Relationship of the Course to Curricula Objectives in Which it is Taught:† Students, upon completion of the course, will be significantly better prepared to achieve the following objectives throughout their college careers:†
Objective 1-Students will be more effectively engaged in the learning process both in and out of classroom.†
Objective 2- DCC RN Students will identify their academic and personal goals and understand what is required to achieve those goals.††††††††††††††††
Objective 3- Students will know the resources that are available to them and know how to use them.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Objective 4- Students will recognize and learn to effectively cope with the distractions and obstacles that have the potential to disrupt their college studies.
III. Required Background: †This course has no general course prerequisites other than those for admission to the Registered Nursing Program. NUR 100 RN should be taken within the first 15 hours of matriculation in the RN program.
IV. Course Content:††
QEP-student engagement and personal educational plan
Explanation of lab and clinical groups, expected behaviors, proper dress and enforcement of clinical institutions expectations
Note taking skills
Learning and communication styles
Introduction to nurses notes and care plans
Review of APA format and how to write a Pathophysiology report
Elements of Success
Diversity and Relationships
Basic computer navigation of Blackboard
Wellness and stress
How to sign up for supportive textbook resources
Test taking skills
Time, money, and preparedness management
Library tour and instructional session
Ethics -Academic Integrity
HIPAA Orientation and Riddley-Barron video
V. Learner Outcomes:
Demonstrate and exhibit and understanding of the expectations of the Registered Nursing Program.
Maintain and demonstrate a professional attitude and behavior in order to generate a qualified prepared Registered Nursing Student.
Have an understanding of APA Format.
Have a basic knowledge of the nursing process, care plans and nursesí notes.
Identify coping strategies for wellness and stress.
Recognize and apply college success skills.
Understand and comply with HIPPA regulations
VI. Evaluation:††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Students will be assessed by some combination of quizzes, tests, papers, exams, case studies, computerized NCLEX programs or projects as determined by faculty.
All written assignments will be assessed for spelling, punctuation, grammar, and consistency according to the conventions of Standard English.††††††
VII. This course supports the following objectives:
†† DCC Educational Objectives:
† Critical Thinking
† Cultural and Social Understanding
† Information Literacy
† Personal Development
† Quantitative Reasoning
† Scientific Reasoning