Fundamentals of Nursing introduce students to the nursing concepts related to providing basic care to clients and their families. Principles of data collection as a part of the client assessment are emphasized. Students focus on the use of the nursing process to provide care for clients with basic health alterations. Students describe how to use appropriate terminology to document care provided. The course emphasizes methods of insuring the safety of clients, while intervening to meet needs related to rest and sleep, pain and comfort, mobility, nutrition, elimination, hygiene, and care of the clients’ environment. Clients’ psychosocial, cultural, and spiritual needs, as well as ethical and legal implications, are integrated into the plan of care. Principles of drug administration, including dosage calculation and administration of solutions are introduced. Students also study the nursing responsibilities used during the admission, transfer and discharge of clients. First aid principles are discussed.
Share This Catalog Page:
* Required field
Ontario Campus: Voted Best Trade School in the 2021 Inland Valley Daily Bulletin Readers Choice Awards
LA Campus: Voted Favorite Career College in the 2021 LA Daily News Readers Choice Awards.
OC Campus: Voted Best Career College in the 2021 San Gabriel Valley Tribune Readers Choice Awards.
Personal Information you submit through our Sites, such as your name, address and other contact information, may be collected by American Career College for internal marketing and development purposes as well as to respond to your inquiry, complete a transaction for you, or fulfill other forms of customer service. You can choose not to receive marketing from us by "unsubscribing" using the instructions in any marketing email you receive from us.