Courses Catalogue

First Aid And Nursing Process

COURSE CODE: BNS 1201
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 2
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Pharmacy, B.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Pharmacy
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

This course introduces the student to the core principles in the nursing process, such as patient admission, taking of vital signs, general examination, nursing care including assistance during feeding and elimination.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of this course the student should be able to do the following;

  1. Describe the general principles for nursing procedures
  2. Describe the management of equipment before, during and after procedures
  3. Discuss the nurses role in caring for patients environment, during admission of a patient and taking of vital observations
  4. Describe the care during patient feeding, elimination.