Nursing Foundations I: Introduction to Nursing - NFDN 1001

Credit(s): 4 | Hours: Lecture - 45, Lab - 15, Work Experience - , Other - 0

This first nursing foundations course of the Practical Nurse diploma program introduces several concepts and processes that will be further developed and applied throughout the program. The course introduces the learner to nursing by exploring health care in Canada, the history of nursing, and the evolving role of the practical nurse. Values, ethics, legalities, and legislation that affect nursing practice in Alberta are also introduced. The learner will relate the roles and responsibilities of the practical nurse to the direction of the professional association and standards of nursing practice. The nursing metaparadigm and nursing theory are explained as major concepts in nursing. Learners explore the holistic approach to client-centred care. Critical thinking skills are developed as the learner applies nursing knowledge to the delivery of safe, quality nursing care.

Co-requisites: HEAS 1000, HEED 1000 & NCOM 1000 Restricted to Practical Nurse

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Term Section Class Duration Schedule Open Studies

Edmonton

Winter A01 11629 Jan 4 - Apr 9, 2021 Fri: 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Winter A02 11643 Jan 4 - Apr 9, 2021 Fri: 02:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Winter E01 11652 Jan 4 - Feb 19, 2021 Mon, Tue: 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Term Section Class Duration Schedule Open Studies

Online

Fall O01 41792 Aug 31 - Dec 8, 2020
Fall O02 41794 Oct 01, 2020 - Jan 07, 2021
Fall O03 41796 Nov 01, 2020 - Feb 07, 2021
Winter O01 11637 Jan 4 - Apr 9, 2021
Winter O02 11639 Jan 30 - May 7, 2021
Winter O03 11641 Feb 28 - Jun 6, 2021
Spring O01 20991 May 3 - Aug 6, 2021
Spring O02 20993 May 31 - Sep 3, 2021
Term Section Class Duration Schedule Open Studies

Online

Fall A01 41784 Aug 31 - Dec 16, 2020 Fri: 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Fall A02 41798 Aug 31 - Dec 16, 2020 Thu: 08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Fall C02 41804 Oct 26 - Dec 16, 2020 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu: 12:30 PM - 02:00 PM

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