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Never before has there been a greater need for nurses.

Never before has health care delivery challenged the nurse's commitment, knowledge, or technical competence more. Issues influencing current health-care delivery focus on promoting wellness, preventing illness, and rehabilitation to increase the patient's independence.

This course will present theory and concepts the person beginning the study of nursing will need to know in order to develop the knowledge and competence demanded by the complexity of the changing health care system.

This course consists of 6 lessons:

Lesson 1. Patient Relations.

Lesson 2. The Adult Patient Care Unit.

Lesson 3. Advanced Principles of Patient Hygiene.

Lesson 4. Body Mechanics.

Lesson 5. Active and Passive Range of Motion Exercises.

Lesson 6. Environmental Health and The Practical Nurse.

You are encouraged to complete the course lesson by lesson.

Study Suggestions:

Here are some suggestions that may be helpful to you in completing this course:

  • Read and study each lesson carefully.

  • Complete the course lesson by lesson. After completing each lesson, work the exercises at the end of the lesson.

  • After completing each set of lesson exercises, compare your answers with those on the solution sheet, which follows the exercises. If you have answered an exercise incorrectly, check the reference cited after the answer on the solution sheet to determine why your response was not the correct one.

  • As you successfully complete each lesson, go on to the next. When you have completed all of the lessons, complete the examination.

The Brookside Associates Medical Education Division  is dedicated to the development and dissemination of medical information that may be useful to medical professionals and those in training to become medical professionals. This website is privately-held and not connected to any governmental agency. The views expressed here are those of the authors, and unless otherwise noted, do not necessarily reflect the views of the Brookside Associates, Ltd., any governmental or private organizations. All writings, discussions, and publications on this website are unclassified.

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