BARTON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGECOURSE SYLLABUSI.GENERAL COURSE INFORMATIONCourse Number:NURS 1206Course Title:FUNDAMENTALS OF NURSINGCredit Hours:5 (Theory: 3 cr hr = 37.5 contact hours & Clinical: 2 cr hr = 90 contact hours)Prerequisites:Admission to nursing programDivision/Discipline:Workforce Training and Community Education (WTCE)/NursingCourse Description:This course provides an introduction to practical nursing and roles of the practicalnurse as well as profession and client-related care concepts. Emphasis is placed on the knowledge andskills needed to provide safe, quality care. The theoretical foundation for conducting a focusedassessment and nursing skills is presented and the student is given an opportunity to demonstrate theseskills in a laboratory setting. An introduction to the nursing process provides the student with aframework for decision making.II.INSTRUCTOR INFORMATIONIII.COLLEGE POLICIESStudents and faculty of Barton constitute a special community engaged in the process of education.Thecollege assumes that its students and faculty will demonstrate a code of personal honor that is basedupon courtesy, integrity, common sense and respect for others both within and outside the classroom.Plagiarism on any academic endeavors at Barton Community College will not be tolerated.The studentis responsible for learning the rules of, and avoid instances of, intentional or unintentional plagiarism.Information about academic integrity is located in the Student Handbook.The College reserves the right to suspend a student for conduct that is detrimental to the College’seducational endeavors as outlined in the College Catalog, Student Handbook, and College Policy &Procedure Manual. [Most up-to-date documents are available on the College webpage.]Any student seeking an accommodation under provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)is to notify Student Support Services via email at[email protected].IV.COURSE AS VIEWED IN THE TOTAL CURRICULUMFundamentals of Nursing is designed to fulfill the curriculum approved by the Kansas State Board ofNursing for Practical Nurse/Associate Degree completion.