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.

Practical Nurse Co-requisites: HEAS 1000, HEED 1000 & NCOM 1000 PN for Internl Educated Nurses Co-requisites: HEAS 1000, NCOM 1000 Restricted to PN & PN for Internl Educated Nurses (Some class sections may not be open to PN for Internl Educated Nurses)

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Term Section Class Duration Schedule Open Studies

Edmonton

Fall A01 41609 Aug 30 - Dec 10, 2021 Tue: 12:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Fall A02 41619 Aug 30 - Dec 10, 2021 Thu: 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Fall A03 41625 Aug 30 - Dec 10, 2021 Thu: 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Fall A04 41628 Aug 30 - Dec 10, 2021 Wed: 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Winter A01 11899 Jan 5 - Apr 19, 2022 Mon: 08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Winter A02 11909 Jan 5 - Apr 19, 2022 Tue: 08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Winter A03 11915 Jan 5 - Apr 19, 2022 Fri: 08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Winter A04 11918 Jan 5 - Apr 19, 2022 Mon: 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Wetaskiwin

Fall C01 41623 Aug 30 - Dec 16, 2021 Thu: 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Term Section Class Duration Schedule Open Studies

Online

Fall O02 41617 Sep 27 - Dec 16, 2021
Winter O01 11905 Jan 5 - Mar 25, 2022
Winter O02 11907 Jan 31 - Apr 22, 2022
Spring O01 21149 May 2 - Jul 22, 2022
Term Section Class Duration Schedule Open Studies

Online

Fall O05 41631 Aug 30 - Dec 16, 2021 Mon: 08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Winter O10 11913 Jan 5 - Apr 19, 2022 Tue: 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM

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