Requisites: Admission or alternate to the Nursing Program.
Grading Options: Letter A-F
Special Fee: $50.00
Provides an overview of the Nursing Program including: math and writing for nursing, learning styles, coping strategies, workplace skills and study skills. Prerequisites: Admission or alternate to the Nursing Program.
Apply the math skills required in the Nursing Program.
Use basic study skills including test taking and reading strategies.
Employ self-care, stress reduction, and time management strategies.
Write using established standards.
Use professional communication with instructors and peers.
Understand the nurse’s role in providing basic patient care.
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Text & Materials: (suggested and/or required)
Course Activities & Design:
The material in this course will be presented in a lecture/discussion format with role-playing, small group process, audio-visual presentations, handouts, a panel presentation and some hands-on experiences. One class will incorporate elements of the Moodle Course Management System. Computer-assisted nursing math instruction using Nurse ProCalc will be introduced. There will be written assignments and a small group presentation. Kaplan assessment testing will be introduced.
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