NRS 312

Introduction to Professional Nursing

This course includes a weekly laboratory experience. Students are introduced to a wide variety of skills including:

  • patient safety: infection and injury prevention
  • assessment of vital signs
  • integrated physical assessment
  • sterile technique
  • foley catheter placement
  • point of care testing: capillary blood glucose, gauaic testing
  • nasogastric tube care
  • medication administration
  • documentation using an electronic health record.