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Nursing 101: Fundamentals of Nursing

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Use this course to refresh your memory about the fundamentals of nursing. Our chapters can act as supplemental reading for your nursing textbook, help you prepare for an exam or catch you up on topics you missed in class.
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14 chapters in Nursing 101: Fundamentals of Nursing

Ch 1. The Profession of Nursing {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[9767].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Roles and Functions of the Nurse Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9768].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9768].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Understanding the Health Continuum: A Guide for Nurses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9769].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9769].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Homeostasis and Adaptation to Stress Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9771].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9771].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Nursing Process: Purpose and Steps Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9772].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9772].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Goal Setting in Nursing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9773].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9773].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Principles of Recording in Nursing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9774].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9774].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Principles of Communication in Nursing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9775].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9775].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Ethics and Values in Nursing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9776].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9776].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - What Is Nursing Intervention? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16736].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16736].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Therapeutic Communication: Definition, Goals, Types & Principles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54062].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54062].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Nurse-Patient Relationship: Components, Phases & Outcomes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54063].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54063].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Nursing & Patient Education: Purpose, Assumptions & Topics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54064].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54064].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Nursing & Patient Education: Principles of Learning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[84884].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[84884].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Nursing & Patient Education: Learning Barriers & Domains Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[84885].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[84885].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Nursing & Patient Education: Strategies for Children Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[84886].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[84886].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Nursing & Patient Education: Strategies for Adults Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[84887].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[84887].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Nursing & Patient Education: Patients With Special Needs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[84888].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[84888].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Patient Discharge Process: Discharge Planning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[150799].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[150799].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Patient Discharge Process: Discharge Risk Factors Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54065].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54065].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Patient Discharge Process: Discharge Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[151997].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[151997].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Immune System & Immune Response Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54078].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54078].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Basic Principles of Infection Control Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54079].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54079].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Blood Coagulation and Wound Healing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3178].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3178].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Three Phases of Wound Healing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54080].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54080].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Acute Inflammation: Causes, Examples & Impact Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13825].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13825].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Chronic Inflammation: Long Term Consequences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13826].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13826].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The Inflammatory Response's Effect on the Entire Body Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13827].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13827].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Progress of Disease: Infection to Recovery Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11342].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11342].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - The Differences Between Infection and Disease Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11339].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11339].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Chain of Infection: Definition & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16364].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16364].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Role of the CDC & OSHA in Standard Precautions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54081].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54081].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Medical Asepsis: Precautions & Case Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[85309].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[85309].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Surgical Asepsis: Definition, Technique & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16273].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16273].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Surgical Asepsis: Sterilization & the Surgical Conscience Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[85310].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[85310].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - Antiseptics, Disinfectants & Sterilization Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10920].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10920].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 16 - What Are Normal Flora & Transient Flora? - Definitions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54083].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54083].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 17 - Hand Hygiene for Health Care: When & How to Clean Hands Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[140413].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[140413].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 18 - How to Use Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizers Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[140414].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[140414].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 19 - How to Apply & Remove Non-Sterile Gloves Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[140415].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[140415].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 20 - Autoclaves and Moist Heat Sterilization: Use With Surgical Tools Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10921].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10921].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 21 - Using Alcohol as a Disinfectant and Antiseptic Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10927].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10927].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 22 - Infection Transmission & Susceptibility Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[198845].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[198845].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What Is the Immune System? - Our Body's Defense Against Pathogens Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10137].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10137].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Physiological Responses to Infection Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54091].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54091].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Anatomical Barriers of the Immune System Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10138].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10138].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What Is Inflammation? - Definition, Causes & Symptoms Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10139].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10139].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Factors Influencing the Human Body's Defenses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54092].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54092].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Techniques Used to Promote the Body's Defenses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54093].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54093].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is Nutrition? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25638].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25638].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Healthy Diet Planning Guidelines: Nutrients & Food Groups Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18741].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18741].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Digestive System I: The Upper Gastrointestinal Tract Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[377].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[377].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Digestive System II: The Lower Gastrointestinal Tract Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[378].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[378].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Calories: Definition, Purpose & Total Count Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18744].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18744].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Common Nutritional Disturbances Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[47026].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[47026].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Factors that Influence Dietary Choices: Gender, Culture & Other Issues Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17707].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17707].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Diet Adaptations & Alternative Feeding Methods Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[47027].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[47027].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Nursing Assessment of Nutritional & Gastrointestinal Status Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57450].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57450].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Vitamins: Functions & Food Sources Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[47029].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[47029].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Minerals: Functions & Food Sources Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53652].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53652].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The Physiological Process in Bowel Elimination Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54111].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54111].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Constipation: Definition, Causes & Impaction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[89870].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[89870].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Fecal Incontinence: Definition & Causes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54112].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54112].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Flatulence: Definition, Causes & Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[89871].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[89871].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Diarrhea: Definition, Types & Causes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[89872].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[89872].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Factors Influencing Bowel Elimination Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54113].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54113].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Assessing Bowel Integrity Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54114].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54114].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Assessing Bowel Function Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145619].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145619].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Agents Commonly Used to Promote Bowel Elimination Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54115].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54115].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Nursing Case Study: Bowel Elimination Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54116].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54116].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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