NUR 130◊ Promoting Adaptation I

4 credits

Last Update Effective: 8/24/14

Introduces the role of the professional nurse and the application of the theories of Roy, Maslow and Erickson in providing nursing care. Introduces assessment and maintenance of indicators of adaptation of individuals across the life span, including the childbearing and childrearing family within a multicultural society. Introduces safe performance of basic nursing skills, physical assessment, the nursing process, communication, cultural competency, collaboration, problem solving, critical thinking and nursing judgment to promote adaptation of the physiologic needs of protection and activity and rest. Only one 100-level nursing course may be repeated with approval by the Nursing Admission Committee.

Prerequisite: Admission to the Nursing program

Lecture: 2.5 hours

Laboratory: 1.5 hours

(course fee required)