The Nursing I course prepares students to deliver patient-centered holistic, safe, effective, and culturally appropriate care via the nursing process, through shared decision making to a diverse population throughout the life span. Students will demonstrate understanding of theory and practice skills for basic assessment, medication administration, and management of basic universal human needs in health promotion, education, documentation, and healthcare informatics. Students will also be introduced to therapeutic and professional communication techniques including the use of SBAR; levels of prevention in healthcare; multicultural practice; and meeting basic human needs across the life span within a contemporary context for professional nursing. Simulation lab and clinical will be utilized to reinforce concepts from lecture as well as facilitate critical thinking and develop clinical reasoning skills. (Prerequisite РCorequisite: NURS110W, BIOLW114, PSYC112W)