Skip to main content

National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Arnot Ogden Medical Center School of Nursing | Evaluated Learning Experience

Nursing 101 (Course 1); Nursing 102 (Course 2)

Course 1: 104 hours (13 weeks); includes 52 hours of theory, 21.5 hours of nursing laboratory experience, and 30.5 hours of supervised clinical experience. Course 2: 104 hours (13 weeks); includes 52 hours of theory, 12 hours of nursing laboratory experience and 40 hours of supervised clinical experience.
Arnot Ogden Medical Center, Roe Avenue, Elmira, NY.

Course 1 and 2: September 1999 - December 2021.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Course 1: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify moral, legal, ethical and professional standards for nursing practice; identify scientific principles underlying selected nursing actions to promote and/or maintain health; differentiate between the components of the nursing process utilized to assist individual client's achievement and/or maintenance of health/wellness; describe the process of effective communication in promoting interaction with individual clients, faculty, peers and nursing teams; recognize teaching and learning principles as they apply to selected client teaching situations; and actively participate in the learning process through shared experiences, discussions and group interactions. Course 2: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: utilize moral, legal, ethical and professional standards of practice, with guidance, in selected situations; implement selected nursing actions based on scientific principles to promote healthy client response; apply the nursing process with guidance to assist hospitalized individual adult clients to achieve and/or maintain optimum level of health/wellness; employ facilitative communication skills, with guidance, in interacting with individual clients, faculty, peers and nursing teams; utilize teaching actions appropriate to the individual's learning needs to achieve a healthier existence; and adapt assertiveness skills in identifying and meeting one's own learning needs.


Course 1: Nursing Theory and Concepts: historical, legal, ethical and professional issues; health and illness: individual, family, community; holism; nursing and health care delivery system; homeostasis; Maslow's hierarchy of human needs; stress/adaptation. Nursing Process: assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementing, and evaluating; nutrition in health; teaching learning concepts: the theoretical basis for client teaching; legal aspects of documentation; techniques used to develop a therapeutic relationship; group dynamics; mental health concepts of self and self-esteem. Application of the Nursing Process to the following: therapeutic environment, client safety/comfort, restraints, body mechanics, and asepsis-microbial safety; personal care/hygiene; mobility/immobility; body alignment; movement. Course 2: Major concepts include: adaptations to acute and chronic illness/disability; anxiety as a common response to stress of illness; culture, ethnicity, spirituality and religious beliefs as factors that affect response in health and illness. Application of nursing process to the following: vital signs measurement; medication administration; pain; sensory alterations; wound care and healing; thermal applications; oxygen administration; gastrointestinal and urinary elimination; and rest and sleep.

Credit recommendation: 

Course 1 and 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 4 semester hours in Nursing Fundamentals (6/02 revalidation) (6/07 revalidation) (6/12 revalidation) (6/17 revalidation). *NOTE: Earlier versions of these courses are listed in course groupings with Nutrition (110) and Pharmacology (120) (September 1979 to March 1985) or Pharmacology (120) (April 1985 to December 1990) or Nursing (103) (May 1990 to August 1999). Please refer to the course groupings beginning with Nursing (101 and 102) in the 1990 Directory and in the Retired Courses subsection for this organization for further information.