NURS 153 :: Nursing Concepts and Skills
Fall 2012 @Hawaii CC

17619 (E. HI), 17620 (W. HI)
Credit Hours:
Sharon Moran
(808) 934-2657 (Ph)
(808) 974-7778 (Fax)
Instructional Mode:
Instructional Mode:
08/20/2012 - 12/10/2012
8:10am- 10:00am
Origination Site: UH Hilo
Receive Sites:UH Center at West Hawaii (Palamanui Campus)
Schedule Notes:
HITS (ITV Classroom) Locations:
UH Hilo Mookini Library Room 344
UH West Hawaii Bldg. 4 Room 2
Course Description:
First level introductory course in which concepts basic to nursing care are presented within the framework of the nursing process. Emphasis is on basic care of the adult and geriatric client using beginning level psychomotor and communication skills. Clinical experiences in laboratory and health agencies. Open to Nursing majors only.
revised textbooks 8-13-2012

1) Gerontological Nursing, 3rd edition (REQUIRED)
by: Stanley
Publisher: Davis
ISBN: 978-0-8036-1165-8

2) Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (Indexed) 21st edition (REQUIRED)
by: Taber
Publisher: Davis
ISBN: 978-0-8036-2053-7

3) Radcliff & Ogden’s Calculation of Drug Dosages w/ cd, 9th edition (REQUIRED)
by: Ogden
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: 978-0-323-07753-8

4) Mosby’s Nursing Drug Ref – 2013 w/CD, 26th edition (REQUIRED)
by: Mosby
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: 978-0-323-08642-4

5) Fund. Of Nursing Txt, 8th edition (REQUIRED)
by: Potter
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 978-0-323-07933-4

6) Davis’s Comprehensive Handbook of Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests with Nursing Implications, 4th edition (REQUIRED)
by: Van Leeuwen
Publisher: Davis
ISBN: 978-0-8036-2304-0

7) Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination & History Taking, 10th edition (REQUIRED)
by: Bickley
Publisher: Lippincott 2009
ISBN: 978-0-7817-8058-2

Books may be purchased at the UH Hilo bookstore or ordered online at
Technical Requirements:
This interactive video (ITV) course is delivered using the UH Hawaii Interactive Television Service (HITS). It allows students to attend the course at on SPECIFIC DAYS/TIME and CAMPUS other than the campus where the instructor originates the course. Therefore, distance learners must attend each class session at the SPECIFIC DAYS/TIME and SPECIFIC CAMPUS listed above.

Course also includes an online component. Familiarity with using a computer and basic Internet skills (browsing, sending e-mail, saving/sending files) is required. Students must have a computer with Internet access and a UH email account. For more information in regards to obtaining a UH email account please go to the following website:
Additional Notes:
For more information in regards to taking an ITV course, visit the UH Distance Learning website at:
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