May 25, 2024  
2023-2024 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
2023-2024 College Catalog and Student Handbook
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RNUR 1010C - Basic Concepts in Nursing

Academic Division:

Health Sciences

Academic Discipline:

Registered Nursing

Assistant Dean: Leesa Cox, MBA, PTA
0 Credit(s)
An introduction to fundamental nursing skills, interpersonal communication and relationships, safety in practice, ethical/legal issues of nursing practice including nursing roles and boundaries, awareness of developmental levels, medication administration guidelines/techniques/calculations, IV assessment and calculations, OR protocols and procedures pre-, intra- and post-operative care, pain assessment & management, teaching and learning, and cognitive development with a focus on critical thinking. Emphasis is placed on interviewing and physical assessment skills; safe, hygienic client care; skills performance; emotional, spiritual, and cultural concerns; infection control, surgical wound healing, medical and surgical asepsis and excretory stressors. Stress adaptation/wellness, documentation, computer research, and community nursing resources are all integral aspects of the course. Utilization of all aspects of the nursing process is emphasized in classroom, clinical and laboratory experiences. Extended care facilities and acute care units in the hospital setting are utilized for clinical rotation to integrate gerontological and beginning medical-surgical nursing theory with practice. 6 Clinical Hour(s);
Required Concurrent Course(s): Take RNUR 1010 

Standard Grading Scale
93-100      A

90 - 92      A-

87- 89       B+

83 - 86      B

80 -82       B-

77- 79       C+

73 - 76      C

70 -72       C-

67- 69       D+

63 - 66      D

60 -62       D-

00- 59       F

Statement on Diversity
North Central State College believes that every student is a valued and equal member of the community.*  Every student brings different experiences to the College, and all are important in enriching academic life and developing greater understanding and appreciation of one another. Therefore, NC State College creates an inclusive culture in which students feel comfortable sharing their experiences. Discrimination and prejudice have no place on the campus, and the College takes any complaint in this regard seriously. Students encountering aspects of the instruction that result in barriers to their sense of being included and respected should contact the instructor, assistant dean, or dean without fear of reprisal. 

*Inclusive of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin (ancestry), military status (past, present or future), disability, age (40 years or older), status as a parent during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, status as a foster parent, genetic information, or sexual orientation, 

Standard NCSC Course Policies
Important information regarding College Procedures and Policies can be found on the syllabus supplement located at this link



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