|PNC 1211 - Practical Nursing I|
Admission into the practical nursing program is required prior to enrollment in this course. This course introduces person, health, and nursing. The concepts of basic needs, growth and development, wellness-illness, and the nursing process are presented. The course focuses on the person's basic needs in order to maintain optimal health throughout the life cycle, and related therapeutic nursing interventions. The course progresses to simple alterations in basic needs. The activities of the nursing process are utilized to promote and maintain wellness. Learning experiences in various health care settings are correlated with classroom and nursing laboratory instruction. PREREQUISITE: Current CPR (healthcare provider) Certification.