PN105 Syllabus

Several different topics are covered. One topic is the history of nursing. An introduction to improving health and preventing illness in the community by studying available resources, social problems, and the health care delivery system. A study of nutrients, choose my plate, water electrolytes, and pH, with emphasis on how good nutrition is essential in promoting physical and mental health. An understanding of mental health and illness including causes and rehabilitation attitudes showing the relationship between mental and physical health. An introduction to the normal process of aging, chronic conditions of aging and care environments including the nurse’s role in prevention of problems and meeting the basic need of this age group.
Primary Material Type:
Lake Area Technical Institute
Funding Source:

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Prairie Lakes Medical Systems
Industry Sector:
Health Care and Social Assistance -- Hospitals (622)
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations (29-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (51)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 2nd Year Community College or equivalent
Interactivity Type:
Presentation only - requires user to navigate through content.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Participation as an ongoing member of team developing the instructional materials
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Other Rubric
Course Note:
Practical Nursing

Copyright / Licensing

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