Course Information

 

for ADN-BSN Department


CLINICAL for NUR 121 (CL 121)

Credits:0

COURSE DESCRIPTION: CL 121: Clinical course for NUR 121

CLINICAL for NUR 150 (CL 150)

Credits:0

COURSE DESCRIPTION: CL 150: Clinical course for NUR 150

Clinical for NUR 211 (CL 211)

Credits:0

CLINICAL for NUR 212 (CL 212)

Credits:0

COURSE DESCRIPTION: CL 212: Clinical course for NUR 212

CLINICAL for NUR 213 (CL 213)

Credits:0

COURSE DESCRIPTION: CL 213: Clinical course for NUR 213

CLINICAL for NUR 214 (CL 214)

Credits:0

COURSE DESCRIPTION: CL 214: Clinical course for NUR 214

Concepts Nursing Pract (NUR 100)

Credits:1

COURSE DESCRIPTION: NUR 100 - Concepts for Nursing Practice - introduces the student to the basic concepts appropriate to nursing practice. These concepts include caring interventions, assessment, collaboration, managing care, communication, the teaching-learning process and the roles and behavior of the professional nurse. The nursing process is introduced as a comprehensive clinical decision-making strategy, as well as a framework for providing and managing competent best practices and evidence-based care to promote, maintain, or restore the client's optimal level of health. Nursing's metaparadigm and the biological, psychosocial, and spiritual/religious dimensions of human needs are defined and analyzed. CREDITS: 1 Semester Credits. PRE-REQUISITES: None. CO-REQUISITES: MAT 105, NUR 106, NUR 110 and NUR 121.

NCLEX Success I (NUR 106)

Credits:1

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Nursing 106, NCLEX Success Course I is designed to provide the student with the structure and content of the NCLEX-RN® examination including the test blueprint. The intent and schematic of the series of NCLEX Success Courses will be explained. Strategies for testing success in studying for and taking NCLEX type exams will be covered. CREDITS: 1 Semester Credit. PREREQUISITES: None CO-REQUISITES: MAT 105, NUR 100, NUR 110, and NUR 121

NCLEX Success II (NUR 107)

Credits:1

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Nursing 107, NCLEX Sussess Coure II requires the student to apply the strategies learned in the previous NCLEX Success Course in formal and informal testing situations. The course culminates in analyzing standardized test results with the course faculty and designing and incorporating individual strategies for NCLEX Success. CREDITS: 1 Semester Credit. PRE-REQUISITES: MAT 105, NUR 100, NUR 106, NUR 110, NUR 121 (or NUR 199 if applicable). CO-REQUISITES: NUR 150

Nursing - Health Assess (NUR 110)

Credits:2

COURSE DESCRIPTION: NUR 110 - Nursing Health Assessment - provides the student with knowledge of the concepts necessary to perform a comprehensive health history and health assessment of individual clients across the lifespan. To facilitate acquisition of knowledge and concepts, the course incorporates biophysical, psychosocial and spiritual growth and development into the dimensions of health assessment. Emphasis is placed on the normal age-related findings of assessment as well as appropriate developmental tasks. Human needs are used as an organizing framework. CREDITS: 2 Semester Credit. PRE-REQUISITES: None. CO-REQUISITES: MAT 105, NUR 106, NUR 100, NUR 110 and NUR 121 (NUR 199 if applicable).

Found Nursing Pract (NUR 121)

Credits:6

COURSE DESCRIPTION: NUR 121 - Foundations of Nursing Practice - provides the student with the fundamental competencies, skills, and techniques of nursing practice. Caring interventions, assessment, collaboration, managing care, communication, the teaching learning process, best practices, and evidenced-based care, as well as scientific rationale and pharmacological considerations, provide the basis for applying clinical nursing therapeutics and prevention strategies to meet the unique biological and psychosocial needs of the client. The roles of the nurse and application of the nursing process as the framework for clinical experiences focus on assisting the adult client to meet acute and long-term healthcare needs and reinforce the application of theory content to practice settings. A skills laboratory practicum, in conjunction with clinical experiences with adult medical-surgical clients in acute care settings, reinforces the application of theory content to practice settings. CREDITS: 4 lecture credits + 2 clinical credits = 6 Semester Credits. PRE-REQUISITES: None. CO-REQUISITES: MAT 105, NUR 100, NUR 106, and NUR 110.

Nur Mgmt of Client Needs I (NUR 150)

Credits:8

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Nursing 150, Nursing Management of Client Needs I - is designed to facilitate the student’s acquisition of the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors requisite to providing care for adult clients in medical-surgical settings. Utilizing the nursing process as a clinical decision-making framework, students apply primary, secondary and tertiary prevention strategies in response to the client’s position on the health continuum. Content focuses on the nursing management of clients with needs related to safety and protection, activity, nutrition, elimination, regulation, oxygenation, circulation, cognition, and sensation. Emphasis is also placed on the care of the client with needs related to the surgical experience. Clinical experiences focus on the acute care health needs of adult clients and emphasize the use of caring interventions, assessment, collaboration, managing care, communication, teaching/learning, and professional behaviors as the clinical competencies required to assist the client in meeting or adapting to changing healthcare needs. CREDITS: 5 lecture credits + 3 clinical credits = 8 Semester Credits. PRE-REQUISITE: NUR 100, NUR 106, NUR 110, NUR 121, and MAT 105. CO-REQUISITE: NUR 107.

LPN Transition (NUR 199)

Credits:3

COURSE DESCRITION: NUR 199 - LPN to RN Transition Course - is a three credit course designed to enable the student to explore integrative concepts in nursing and to assist the student in the transition from license practical nurse to registered nurse. Students refine and update previous learning in addition to identifying goals for successful transition to the registered nursing program. Combined with classroom, on line, and nursing laboratory experiences, the student learns through the application of concepts. The student will demonstrate the ability to solve problems through the use of the nursing process with a focus on client assessment and to communicate more effectively. CREDITS: 3 Semester Credits PRE-REQUISITES: None CO-REQUISITES: NUR 110

NCLEX Success III (NUR 206)

Credits:1

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Nursing 206 continues to foster the student test taking techniques and remediation strategies as preparation for the NCLEX-RN® examination. A series of standardized tests as well as other indicators provides the student with additional information to revise or strengthen the student‘s remediation plan. This is also the time to begin or continue to discuss how to facilitate the positive mental attitude requisite to NCLEX success. CREDITS: 1 Semester Credit PRE-REQUISITES: NUR 107, NUR 150 CO-REQUISITES: NUR 211

NCLEX Success IV (NUR 207)

Credits:1

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Nursing 207, NCLEX Success Course IV prepares the graduating student with the tools requisite for success on the NCLEX-RN® examination. This course is designed to review with the student‘s assigned NCLEX Coach the updated status of a student‘s indicators, analyze areas of needed remediation, and design strategies for success. CREDITS: 1 Semester Credit PRE-REQUISITES: NUR 206, NUR 211 CO-REQUISITES: NUR 215

Nur Mgmt of Client Needs II (NUR 211)

Credits:10

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Nursing 211 - Nursing Management of Client Needs II - is designed to facilitate the student’s acquisition of the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors requisite to providing and managing the care of adult client with complex, multi-system medical-surgical needs. The student gains additional proficiency with the nursing process, complex nursing skills, and therapeutic nursing interventions, thereby expanding upon principles learned in previous nursing courses. Content focuses on the nursing management of complex health needs related to the client and family experiencing disorders of mental health, nutrition, elimination, cognition, oxygenation and circulation including medical emergencies. Clinical experiences focus on the acute care health needs of adult clients and emphasize the clinical competencies of caring interventions, assessment, collaboration, managing care, communication, teaching/learning, and professional behaviors required to assist the client in meeting or adapting to changing healthcare needs. Applying the nursing process as a clinical decision-making framework and utilizing critical thinking skills, students apply primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention strategies in response to the client‘s position on the health continuum. CREDITS: 5 lecture credits + 5 clinical credits = 10 semester credits PRE-REQUISITES: BIO 112, BIO 121, ENG 101, NUR 107, NUR 150 CO-REQUISITE: NUR 206

Nur Mgmt of Client Needs II (NUR 212)

Credits:5

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Nursing 212 - Nursing Management of Client Needs II - is designed to facilitate the student’s acquisition of the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors requisite to providing and managing the care of adult clients with complex, multi-system medical-surgical needs. The student gains additional proficiency with the nursing process, complex nursing skills, and therapeutic nursing interventions, thereby expanding upon principles learned in previous nursing courses. Content focuses on the nursing management of complex health needs related to nutrition, elimination, cognition, and the client and family experiencing mental health disorders. Clinical experiences focus on the acute care health needs of adult clients and emphasize the clinical competencies of caring interventions, assessment, collaboration, managing care, communication, teaching/learning, and professional behaviors required to assist the client in meeting or adapting to changing healthcare needs. Applying the nursing process as a clinical decision-making framework and utilizing critical thinking skills, students apply primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention strategies in response to the client’s position on the health continuum. CREDITS: 2.5 lecture credits + 2.5 clinical credits = 5 semester credits in an eight (8) week session. PRE-REQUISITES: NUR 107, NUR 150, BIO 112, BIO 121, ENG 101. CO-REQUISITES: NUR 206

Nur Mgmt of Client Needs III (NUR 213)

Credits:5

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Nursing 213 - Nursing Management of Client Needs III - is designed to facilitate the student’s acquisition of the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors requisite to providing and managing the care of specialized groups of clients with multidimensional needs in a variety of settings. The student gains additional proficiency with the nursing process, complex nursing skills, and therapeutic nursing interventions, thereby expanding upon principles learned in previous nursing courses. Content focuses on the nursing management of the bio/psycho/social healthcare needs of the client and family during pregnancy, of the child along the health-illness continuum, reproductive health nees, and birth and of the child along the health-illness continuum. Clinical experiences include maternal-child and emphasize the clinical competencies of caring interventions, assessment, collaboration, managing care, communication, teaching/learning, and professional behaviors required to assist the client in meeting or adapting to changing healthcare needs. Applying the nursing process as a clinical decision-making framework and utilizing critical thinking skills, students apply primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention strategies in response to the client’s position on the health continuum. CREDITS: 3.3 lecture credits + 1.7 clinical credits = 5 semester credits in an eight (8) week session. PRE-REQUISITES: NUR 206, NUR 211. CO-REQUISITES: NUR 207

Nur Mgmt of Client Needs IV (NUR 214)

Credits:5

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Nursing 214 - Nursing Management of Client Needs IV - is designed to facilitate the student’s acquisition of the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors requisite to providing and managing the care of adult clients with complex, multi-system medical-surgical needs. The student gains additional proficiency with the nursing process, complex nursing skills, and therapeutic nursing interventions, thereby expanding upon principles learned in previous nursing courses. Content focuses on the nursing management of complex health needs related to oxygenation and circulation problems including medical emergencies, multiple organ dysfunction syndrome, and burns. Clinical experiences focus on the acute care health needs of adult clients and emphasize the clinical competencies of caring interventions, assessment, collaboration, managing care, communication, teaching/learning, and professional behaviors required to assist the client in meeting or adapting to changing healthcare needs. Applying the nursing process as a clinical decision-making framework and utilizing critical thinking skills, students apply primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention strategies in response to the client’s position on the health continuum. CREDITS: 2.5 lecture credits + 2.5 clinical credits = 5 semester credits in an eight (8) week session. PRE-REQUISITES: NUR 107, NUR 150, BIO 112, BIO 121, ENG 101. CO-REQUISITES: NUR 206

Trans to Prof Nursing (NUR 215)

Credits:5

COURSE DESCRIPTION: Nursing 215 - Transition to Professional Nursing - is designed to facilitate the student’s acquisition of the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors requisite to providing and managing the care of a group of clients in a variety of settings. The student gains additional proficiency with the nursing process, complex nursing skills, and therapeutic nursing interventions, thereby expanding upon principles learned in previous nursing courses. Content focuses on manager of care concepts, transition into entry level practice, and concept of professionalism. Clinical is a preceptor based experience caring for clients in a variety of settings across the life span. Applying the nursing process as a clinical decision-making framework and utilizing critical thinking skills, the students focus on caring for a group of clients integrating collaboration, communication with health care team members, and the application of theoretical healthcare concepts. CREDITS: 2 lecture credits + 3 clinical credits = 5 semester credits in an eight (8) week session. PRE-REQUISITES: NUR 206, NUR 211. CO-REQUISITES: NUR 207

Perioperative Nursing Care (NUR 216)

Credits:3

COURSE DESCRIPTION: NUR 216 - Introduction to Perioperative Nursing Care - This course is designed to introduce the basic concepts of perioperative nursing to nursing students promoting advanced knowledge into the highly specialized area of practice. The objective of this learning is to enhance the experience and improve outcomes for surgical patients throughout the continuum of care. Emphasis will be placed on applying of the nursing process to the concepts of aseptic technique/ infection control and care of the anesthetized patient within the intraoperative environment. CREDITS: 3 Lecture, 0 Lab: 3 Semester Credits PRE-REQUISITES: NUR 211 or NUR 412 CO-REQUISITES: NUR 215 or NUR 414

Concepts Crit Care Nurs (NUR 217)

Credits:3

COURSE DESCRIPTION: NUR 217 – Concepts in Critical Care Nursing - designed to explore the care of adult patients with complex, critical care needs. Emphasis is placed on the application of the nursing process to the critical care environment. Content focuses on the nursing management of patients with alterations in major body systems requiring critical care therapy. Common problems in critical care nursing will also be explored including sedation/delirium management, pain/pain management, nutritional alterations, and end-of-life care. CREDITS: 3 Lecture, 0 Lab: 3 Semester Credits PRE-REQUISITES: NUR 211 or NUR 212 CO-REQUISITES: NUR 215 or NUR 414

Intro Oncology Nursing (NUR 218)

Credits:3

NUR 218 is designed to provide the student with oncological concepts promoting the advanced knowledge in this specialized area of nursing practice. Emphasis is placed on patient and family-centered nursing care with a focus on the nursing management of the adult oncology patient. Cancers and the risk factors, prevention, diagnosis, staging, treatment, and follow up care are addressed. Multiple treatment modalities, such as chemotherapy, surgery and radiation and the nursing management of side effects from treatment will be discussed. Common problems in oncology nursing will be explored including; comfort, end-of-life issues and oncologic emergencies. CREDITS: 2 Lecture, 0 Lab: 2 Semester Credits PRE-REQUISITES: NUR 211 or NUR 412 CO-REQUISITES: NUR 215 or NUR 414

Med-Surg Nursing (NUR 219)

Credits:3

COURSE DESCRIPTION: NUR 219 - Medical-Surgical Nursing - is designed to explore the care of adult patients with acute and chronic healthcare problems. Emphasis is placed on the application of the nursing process to understand and incorporate best practice for common medical conditions and medical emergencies. Evidence-based practice will be the framework to explore current practice, pharmacological therapies and new trends. Simulation experiences will assist the student in developing critical thinking and clinical judgment skills. CREDITS: 3 lecture credits, 0 lab credits = 3 semester credits PRE-REQUISITES: NUR 211 or NUR 311 CO-REQUISITE: None