Jun 30, 2022  
Mercy College 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Mercy College 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURS 200 - Fundamentals of Nursing


Credit(s): 3
Prerequisite(s): NURS 198 .
Corequisite(s): NURS 200A , NURS 200S . If a student must withdraw from NURS 200, they must also withdraw from NURS 200A  and NURS 200S .
This course introduces the student to basic nursing concepts. The emphasis is placed on scientific nursing practice, basic human needs, and the care of clients with diverse needs. Students are encouraged to examine issues central to contemporary nursing practice such as wellness, health promotion, disease prevention, effective communication, ethic and holistic approach to nursing care. The nursing process is the organizing framework for the care provided to meet human needs. Students will develop a strong baseline of nursing knowledge and skills for future nursing practice. Note: Failure in the didactic component (grade less than B-) will result in repeating this course when offered.    Offered spring semester only.



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