NSG 106 - Competencies for Nursing Practice at Blue Ridge Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2016-08-01

Focuses on the application of concepts through clinical skill development. Emphasizes the use of clinical judgment in skill acquisition. Includes principles of safety, evidence-based practice, informatics and math computational skills. Prepares students to demonstrate competency in specific skills and drug dosage calculation including the integration of skills in the care of clients in simulated settings. Provides supervised learning experiences in college nursing laboratories, clinical/community settings, and/or simulated environments.
Lecture 0-1 hour. Laboratory 3-6 hours. Total 4-6 hours per week.
2 credits

General Course Purpose

The purpose of this course is to teach novice students the basic nursing skills needed to care for clients in the clinical setting.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites: MTE 1-5 and BIO 141 (or BIO 231 or NAS 161)

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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