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I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Professional Nursing Concepts Through The Lifespan I

2. Course Prefix & Number:
NURS 2501

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 6

Lecture Hours: 6

Lab Hours: 0

Internship Hours: 0

4. Course Description:

This is the beginning course in a two-semester sequence which emphasizes the use of the nursing process and nursing judgment to assess, plan, and implement nursing interventions to promote safe, quality care and human flourishing for individuals, families, and groups experiencing alterations in physiological, psychosocial, sociocultural, spiritual, and developmental integrity. Concepts related to surgical nursing, teaching/learning needs in the RN role in providing education to prevent, preserve, and restore health, and human flourishing are integrated. Content includes caring for clients across the lifespan. This course focuses on the pathophysiology and RN role for the following concepts: Nursing Process, Teaching and Learning, Pharmacology, Nutritional-Metabolic Pattern: Fluid and Electrolytes, Elimination Pattern: Renal and Urinary Tract Function, Activity-Exercise Pattern: Cardiovascular, Circulatory and Hematological Function, Activity-Exercise Pattern: Gas Exchange and Respiratory Function, and Normal and High Risk Ante/Intra/Postpartum and Newborn Care.

5. Placement Tests Required:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

NURS 2501 - Professional Nursing Concepts Through The Lifespan I

There are no prerequisites for this course.

7. Other Prerequisites
Admission to AD Nursing Program.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

NURS 2501 - Professional Nursing Concepts Through The Lifespan I


All Credit(s) from the following...
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
NURS 2513Nursing Practicum I