Nursing

  • NUR 1510 Foundations of Nursing

    Students will be introduced to the National League for Nursing (NLN) Associate Degree (AD) Competencies (professional behaviors, communication, assessment, clinical decision making, caring interventions, teaching and learning, collaborating, and managing care), the three roles of the AD nurse (provider of care, manager or care and member within the discipline), and Quality and Safety Education for nurses (QSEN) competencies. Students will provide safe, holistic, patient-centered care to adult and geriatric individuals with diverse cultures experiencing basic disruptions in biophysical and psychosocial dimensions in a variety of healthcare settings. Students will learn the preparation and administration of non-parenteral medications. Select ethical-legal principles are introduced. Prerequisite: Eligibility for MAT 1500; Corequisites: BIO 2510 and ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

  • NUR 1520 Health Restoration

    Students will continue to develop National League for Nursing (NLN) Associate Degree (AD) Competencies (professional behaviors, communication, assessment, clinical decision making, caring intervention, teaching and learning, collaborating and managing care), the three roles of the AD nurse (provider of care, manager of care, and member within the discipline), and Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) competencies first introduced in NUR 1510. Students will provide safe, holistic, culturally competent patient-centered care across the life span. The coursework emphasizes individuals experiencing simple/acute health disruptions in biophysical and psychosocial dimensions. Practice will occur in a variety of healthcare settings. Students will focus on assisting patients to reestablish health/wellness with emphasis on maternal, newborn, pediatric and surgical patients. Select ethical legal principles are reinforced. Students will learn the preparation and administration of parenteral medications, excluding intravenous medications.Prerequisites: NUR 1510 and successful completion of BIO 2510 with a grade of C or better; Corequisites: BIO 2520 and PSY 1510. Master Course Syllabus

  • NUR 1540 Summer Nursing Clinical Experi

    Students will develop a higher level of clinical performance for a student moving from the freshman to sophomore nursing level during this course. Students participate in a supervised medical-surgical clinical experience in an acute health care agency setting with an instructor present. Students will further develop the National League of Nursing (NLN) Associate Degree (AD) competencies (professional behaviors, communication, assessment, clinical decision making, caring interventions, teaching and learning, collaborating and managing care, the three roles of the AD nurse (provider of care, manager of care and member within the discipline, and Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) competencies. The student will provide safe, holistic, patient-centered care across the life span of diverse cultures. The clinical experience emphasizes individuals experiencing simple/acute health disruptions in biophysical and psychosocial dimensions. Prerequisites: completion of NUR 1520 and BIO 2520 with a grade of C or better. Master Course Syllabus

  • NUR 2010 Nursing Internship

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  • NUR 2050 Nursing Internship I

    Students receive on-the-job experience consisting of 45 hours of supervised activity in a health care agency setting. Students work in conjunction with a faculty mentor and a supervisor at the job site. Individual goals and objectives will be developed between student, faculty, mentor, and agency supervisor. Prerequisites: Successful completion of NUR 2510 with a grade of C+ or better and permission of the instructor. Master Course Syllabus

  • NUR 2060 Nursing Internship II

    Students receive on-the-job experience consisting of 90 hours of supervised activity in a health care agency setting. Students work in conjunction with a faculty mentor and a supervisor at the job site. Individual goals and objectives will be developed between student, faculty, mentor, and agency supervisor. Prerequisites: Successful completion of NUR 2510 with a grade of C+ or better and permission of the instructor. Master Course Syllabus

  • NUR 2350 Pharmacology For Nurses I

    Students will be introduced to essential information which promotes the knowledge and skills of safe medication therapy to clients/patients across the lifespan. The course will present the study of the pharmacological action of medications and the care of the client/patient using the nursing process. The course focuses on the medication for patients with alterations in the following: oxygenation, perfusion, sensory-perception, tissue integrity, cellular regulation and psycho-social. Prerequisite: NUR 1520 and successful completion of BIO 2510 and BIO 2520 with a grade of C or better. Master Course Syllabus

  • NUR 2360 Pharmacology For Nurses II

    Students will continue to be introduced to essential information which promotes the knowledge and skills of safe medication therapy to clients/patients across the lifespan. The course will present the study of the pharmacological action of medications and the care of the client/patient using the nursing process. The course focuses on the medication for patients with alterations in the following: oxygenation, perfusion, sensory-perception, tissue integrity, cellular regulation and psycho-social. Prerequisite: NUR 2350 Part I, and successful completion of NUR 1520, BIO 2510 and BIO 2520 with a grade of C or better. Master Course Syllabus

  • NUR 2510 Health Restoration/Maint I

    Students will continue to develop National League for Nursing (NLN) Associate Degree (AD) Competencies (professional behaviors, communication, assessment, clinical decision making, caring intervention, teaching and learning, collaborating and managing care), the three roles of the AD nurse (provider of care, manager of care, and member within the discipline), and Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) competencies. Course work emphasizes individuals experiencing complex acute and chronic biophysical and mental health deviations. Using a variety of healthcare settings, the student provides quality, safe, holistic, culturally competent patient centered care across the life span. Emphasis will be placed on the care of patients with the following alterations: psychosocial, sensory-perception, cellular regulation, mobility, nutrition, perfusion, and elimination. Students will learn the preparation and administration of intravenous medications. Prerequisite: NUR 1520, PSY 1510, BIO 2520 with a grade of C or better; Corequisites: NUR 2550, NUR 2350 Part I, BIO 2531, BIO 2532, and PSY 2510. Master Course Syllabus

  • NUR 2520 Health Restoration/Maint II

    Students will continue to develop the National League for Nursing (NLN) Associate Degree (AD) Competencies (professional behaviors, communication, assessment, clinical decision making, caring interventions, teaching, and learning, collaborating and managing care) and Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) competencies and the three roles of the Associate Degree (AD) nurse as provider of care and manager of care with an emphasis on the role as manager of care. Course work emphasizes individuals experiencing complex acute and chronic biophysical and mental health deviations. Using a variety of healthcare settings, students will provide safe, holistic, culturally competent patient centered care across the life span. Emphasis will be placed on the care of patients with the following health alterations: oxygenation, perfusion, sensory perception, tissue integrity, cellular regulation, and psychosocial. Prerequisites: NUR 2510, NUR 2550; Co-requisites: NUR 2360, NUR 2560, ENG Elective, and MAT 1540. Master Course Syllabus

  • NUR 2550 Pathophysiology I

    Students will study physiological and psychological changes that occur as a result of disease processes. Emphasis will be placed on the nursing assessment and the analysis of clinical manifestation development. Students will integrate concepts from chemistry, anatomy and physiology, and microbiology, and focus on their application to clinical practice. The course emphasizes the pathophysiology of clients/patients with disruptions in the following: cellular regulation, nutrition, elimination, and tissue integrity. Prerequisite: NUR 1520 and completion of BIO 2520 with a grade of C or better. Master Course Syllabus

  • NUR 2560 Pathophysiology II

    As a continuation of Pathophysiology I, students will study the physiological and psychological changes that occur as a result of disease processes. Emphasis will be placed on the nursing assessment and the analysis of clinical manifestation development. Students will integrate concepts from chemistry, anatomy and physiology, and microbiology and focus on their application to clinical practice. This course focuses on the pathophysiology for clients/patients with disruptions in the following: oxygenation, perfusion, sensory-perception, cellular regulation and tissue integrity. Prerequisite: NUR 2510, NUR 2550, and NUR 2350 Part I. Master Course Syllabus

  • NUR 2901 Nursing Clinical Internship

    Students will receive clinical experience consisting of a minimum of 90 clock hours of supervised education in the clinical agency working with a clinical faculty mentor. The student will develop individual goals and objectives in consultation with the faculty mentor. Master Course Syllabus

  • NUR 2902 Pathophysiology II-B

    As a continuation of Pathophysiology II, students will study the physiological and psychological changes that occur as a result of disease processes. Emphasis will be placed on the nursing assessment and the analysis of clinical manifestation development. Students will integrate concepts from chemistry, anatomy and physiology, and microbiology and focus on their application to clinical practice. This course focuses on the pathophysiology for clients/patients with disruptions in the following: oxygenation, perfusion, sensory-perception, cellular regulation and tissue integrity. Prerequisite: NUR 2510, NUR 2550, and NUR 2350 Part I. Master Course Syllabus

  • NUR 2970 Health Assessment

    Students' knowledge, skills, and expertise will increase in all aspects of nursing health assessment: obtaining health histories; performing physical assessments; recognizing normal assessment findings and deviations from the normal; and recording accurate, concise, and clear data. Emphasis is on performing systematic health assessments of adults, incorporating developmental principles and psychological, sociological, and cultural aspects. To a lesser degree, child assessment is integrated into the course. Laboratory for integration of theory and skill mastery is included. At the end of the semester, each student will perform a health assessment on a selected client and record findings. Prerequisite: NUR 1510 or RN or LPN licensure. Master Course Syllabus