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Course Name:

Fundamentals of Nursing

Course Description:

This course focuses on the theoretical knowledge and concurrent laboratory experiences to develop cognitive, psychomotor and affective skills that will help nursing students to provide basic nursing care. Definitions of Nursing and scope of nursing will be emphasized. Introduction to the role of the professional nurse and the relationship of nursing to nursing history will be emphasized. An overview of health care delivery models with emphasis on professional nursing role. It also focuses on concepts of health, wellness and well-being. Critical thinking and problem solving skills are emphasized. it is considered as a faculty requirement module for first year nursing students.