NUR - NURSING

NUR-181 Physical Assessment

This course is a first-level course in the nursing sequence which focuses on taking a nursing history including a psychosocial assessment and performing a basic systematic head-to-toe physical assessment of adults using selected techniques. At the end of this course, students will be able to perform a beginning level physical assessment. Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

1

Corequisites

NUR-182, NUR-183, BIO-109, PSY-101

NUR-182 Pharmacology for Nurses

This course is a first-level course in the nursing sequence which introduces the student to the drug classification system. Students will learn basic actions and side effects of drugs and drug regulations. Mathematical calculations necessary to the practice of nursing are taught, and students must achieve a passing score on a medication calculations test in order to pass this course. Lecture [1.00].

Credits

1

Corequisites

NUR-181, NUR-183, BIO-109, PSY-101

NUR-183 Basic Concepts and Skills of Nursing

This course is a first-level course in the nursing sequence. Concepts developed throughout the program are introduced. Orem's nursing model is presented as the organizing framework of the curriculum. The nursing process is introduced as a problem solving technique. Students will be required to pass performance tests and are expected to practice these skills to perfect techniques. Students will plan and implement nursing care in a variety of health care settings. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [3.00], Clinical [9.00].

Credits

6

Corequisites

NUR-181, NUR-182, BIO-109, PSY-101

NUR-281 Adult Health Nursing A

This course is a second-level course in the nursing sequence which focuses on the health care of individuals and families who have needs related to fluid and electrolytes, oxygenation and circulation. Students will use the nursing process in a variety of health care settings to assist individuals, families and groups achieve optimum health. This course runs for half the semester concurrently with NUR-282. Lecture [4.00], Laboratory [2.00], Clinical [10.00].

Credits

4

Prerequisites

NUR-181, NUR-182, NUR-183, BIO-109, PSY-101

Corequisites

BIO-209, NUR-282, PSY-106

NUR-282 Adult Health Nursing B

This course is a second-level course in the nursing sequence which focuses on the health care of individuals and families who have needs related to nutrition and elimination. Students will use the nursing process in a variety of health care settings to assist individuals and families achieve optimum health. This course runs for half the semester concurrently with NUR-281. Lecture [4.00], Laboratory [2.00], Clinical [10.00].

Credits

4

Prerequisites

NUR-181, NUR-182, NUR-183, BIO-109, PSY-101

Corequisites

BIO-209, NUR-281, PSY-106

NUR-284 Maternal-Child Health Nursing

This course is a third-level course in the nursing sequence which focuses on family units, reproduction, childbearing, and the health care needs of infants, children and adolescents to meet universal self-care requisites. Students will use the nursing process in a variety of health care settings to assist individual families and groups achieve optimum health. Lecture [6.00], Laboratory [2.00], Clinical [10.00].

Credits

5

Prerequisites

NUR-281, NUR-282

Corequisites

BIO-104, SOC-101, NUR-285

NUR-285 Mental Health Nursing

This course is a third-level course in the nursing sequence which focuses on adaptive and maladaptive psychosocial behaviors. Concentration is on the interpersonal and intrapersonal relationships for infants, children, adolescents and adults. Students will use the nursing process in a variety of health care settings to assist individuals and families achieve optimum health. Lecture [4.00], Laboratory [2.00], Clinical [10.00].

Credits

4

Prerequisites

NUR-281, NUR-282

Corequisites

BIO-104, SOC-101, NUR-284

NUR-290 Adult Health Nursing C

This course is a fourth-level course in the nursing sequence which focuses on the health care of individuals, families and groups who have self-care deficits related to mobility and neurosensory problems. Students will use the nursing process in a variety of health care settings to assist individuals, families and groups achieve optimum health. Professional Role Management content will be integrated within this course during clinical conference time. Students will examine principles and skills inherent in advanced nursing practice, case management, health care economics and leadership. Critical thinking exercises, patient care scenarios, role play and discussion will be utilized. Lecture [4.00], Laboratory [2.00], Clinical [10.00].

Credits

4

Prerequisites

NUR-284, NUR-285

Corequisites

NUR-291

NUR-291 Adult Health Nursing D

This course is a fourth-level course in the nursing sequence which focuses on the health care of individuals and families who have self-care deficits related to cellular regulation, sexual practices and endocrine and immune function. Students will use the nursing process in a variety of healthcare settings to assist individuals, families and groups achieve optimum health. Professional Role Management content will be integrated within this course during clinical conference time. Students will examine principles and skills inherent in advanced nursing practice, case management, health care economics and leadership. Critical thinking exercises, patient care scenarios, role play, and discussion will be utilized. Lecture [4.00], Laboratory [2.00], Clinical [10.00].

Credits

4

Prerequisites

NUR-284, NUR-285

Corequisites

NUR-290