NUR 183 Safety and Security Needs I (1 credit)
In this course, students apply the nursing process in the human needs area of safety and security. Students are introduced to potential environmental and biologic threats to the well-being of the individual such as tissue injury and infection. Nursing assessments and interventions to minimize threats, provide a safe environment, and promote healing, such as medical asepsis, isolation, surgical asepsis, wound care, heat and cold therapy, and a safe process to administer medications, are included. Time required for completion of this course is dependent on the individual learner; however, it is expected that students will spend at least 45 hours in study and classroom activity. Co-requisite: NUR 180.