BASIC HUMAN NEEDS
In this course, the student is introduced to various aspects of the nursing curriculum: e.g. Orem's theory, Roy's adaptation model, Erikson's developmental theory, Maslow's basic human needs, concepts of stress and adaptation, health-illness continuum, nursing process, teaching and learning theories, nursing history, nursing roles and psychosocial and cultural influences on man, health, and nursing. Legal and ethical principles, communication skills, documentation, and clinical theories and skills are also taught. Nutrition is incorporated into this course with application in the clinical setting.