|ATC||NUR||1281||3.5||Foundations of Nursing Practice 1|
This course focuses on theory acquisition and skills application in communication, therapeutic intervention, and clinical reasoning. Techniques of assessment, analysis, intervention, and planning of the physical, psychological, and developmental dimensions of the individual are explored through a variety of learning strategies. Variations of expected findings based on influences such as age, social condition, and culture are discussed. Emphasis is placed on the therapeutic interventions of safety, hygiene, comfort, health promotion, and safe performance of psychomotor skills.