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Watch a preview:chapter 1 / lesson 1Roles and Functions of the Nurse
Course SummaryUse 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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Decision maker, communicator and advocate are just a few of the roles played by nurses. Learn about these and other nursing duties through our Nursing 101: Fundamentals of Nursing course. This series of video lessons, which also addresses ways to handle stress and set goals for your nursing career, covers the same topics addressed in a college-level course.
Our instructors have experience in the nursing field. Through brief, engaging videos, they share their knowledge of legal aspects of nursing and factors that affect patients' health, among other topics. They have also developed self-assessment quizzes that can help you measure how well you've absorbed the information in each lesson. We have an Android Nursing mobile app and an iOS Nursing mobile app for you to study on the go.
|The Profession of Nursing||Learn about the roles of a nurse as he or she cares for a patient. Study how different factors affect health. Take a look at Maslow's hierarchy of needs as it applies to patient care. Find out about homeostasis and adaptation to stress. Explore the purpose and steps of the nursing process. Examine the importance of goal-setting in this profession. Discover record-keeping processes. Analyze communication in nursing. Learn about ethics and values in nursing.|
|Legal Aspects of Nursing||Study the Nurse Practice acts. Take a look at legal concepts and terms related to nursing. Find out about legal liability in nursing. Examine nursing-related crimes. Explore patient protection measures.|
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