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Hagerstown Community College / HCC

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2017-2018 Catalog 
    Nov 30, 2020  
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NUR 111 - Introduction to Practical Nursing

Prerequisite: BIO 203 , BIO 204 , PSY 101  and ENG 101 
(4 Credits)
This course provides the foundation for the practical nursing program. The role of the practical nurse in using the nursing process to meet human needs is explored. Basic assessment and intervention skills, dosage calculations, concepts of nutrition, and beginning documentation are stressed. In order to progress in the Nursing Program, a grade of 75% or above must be achieved on all exams and a 75% or above must be attained on all course requirements. A grade of 90% or above must be attained on a dosage calculations exam in this course. Classroom, skills lab, and clinical experiences. Laboratory fee required. Total of 45 hours lecture, 27 hours of laboratory, 10 hours of simulation exercises, and 10 hours of clinical.

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