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ASN 241: Concepts of Nursing I

ASN 241: 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: Fall, Spring, and Summer (Subject to Enrollment)
Prerequisites: LPN License or equivalent. Minimum of eight (8) semester credits in human anatomy and human physiology and a minimum of three (3) semester credits of college-level mathematics.
Corequisites: None
Requisites: None
Description: This course focuses on the chronic nature of certain states of being when nursing a client at various stages in life. A major focus is on the application of the nursing process in meeting needs of clients in various settings. Concepts related to emotional problems and pathological reactions to life stresses and chronic pain will be explored. The course will emphasize the therapeutic relationships and the development of individualized plans of care. Communication skills, mental health assessment, and various therapeutic balance, and sensory perception will be addressed. Direct focused client care experiential learning is included to give learners the opportunity to gain experience with many of these chronic conditions.
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