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BSN 246: Concepts of Nursing I

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BSN 246: Concepts of Nursing I
Delivery Modality: Blended
Semester Credits: 6
Contact Hours: 165
Outside Preparation: An average of three (3) hours per week for every didactic credit hour
Typically Offered:
Prerequisites: Minimum eight (8) semester credits in human anatomy and human physiology, and three (3) semester credits in college-level English, and three (3) semester credits in college-level math; BSN 206 and BSN 225, or equivalent
Corequisites: None
Requisites: PSY 201, SCI 131, SCI 225, and BSN 215
Description: This course focuses on the chronic nature of certain states of being when nursing a client at various stages in life, focusing on the application of the nursing process in meeting needs of clients in various settings. The course will explore concepts related to emotional problems, pathological reactions to life stresses, and chronic pain. The course will emphasize the therapeutic relationships and the development of individualized plans of care. The course will address communication skills, mental health assessment, various therapeutic balances, and sensory perception. Direct focused client care experiential learning will give learners the opportunity to gain experience with many of these chronic conditions.
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