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Active as of Fall Semester 2020

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Professional Nursing Concepts I

2. Course Prefix & Number:
NURS 1544

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 4

Lecture Hours: 4

Lab Hours: 0

4. Course Description:

The beginning course in a three-semester sequence which emphasizes 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. Teaching and learning principles for 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: Nursing Process, Teaching and Learning, QSEN, Evidence Based Practice, Pharmacology, Pediatrics, Gerontology, Surgical Nursing and Musculoskeletal System.

5. Placement Tests Required:

Accuplacer (specify test): No placement tests required Score:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

NURS 1544 - Professional Nursing Concepts I

Applies to all requirements
NURS 1540, NURS 1541, and NURS 1542 or NURS 2522

9. Co-requisite Courses:

NURS 1544 - Professional Nursing Concepts I

There are no corequisites for this course.