Nursing

Nursing I

NURS101

In Nursing I, students learn the cognitive, psychomotor, and communication skills associated with nursing that recognizes the needs of culturally diverse individuals in a healthy state. The nursing process is introduced. Students use current technology to analyze and integrate data.

6 credits
Prerequisite: $100 nursing fee, plus other fees. Must meet Admission criteria. CHEM101 and BIOL181 and COMP110
Corequisite: CHEM101 and BIOL181 and COMP110

Nursing II

NURS102

In Nursing II, students learn the nursing care of various age individuals who have alterations in their needs. Providing care to individuals with potentially ineffective responses is emphasized, and ineffective responses are introduced. Students use current technology to analyze and integrate data.

6 credits
Prerequisite: $100 nursing fee, plus other fees; COMP110, NURS101, CHEM101, BIOL182, BIOL228, and HLTH120
Corequisite: BIOL182 and BIOL228 and HLTH120

Drug Calculations and their Implications

NURS120

This course is designed for nursing students and for nurses returning to practice. Drug calculations, intravenous solutions, and their implications will be covered.

1 credits
Prerequisite: Nursing major, RN, or LPN license. Elective.
Corequisite: None

Pharmacology in Nursing

NURS121

This course will discuss commonly used medications and their nursing implications. Related issues in gerontology, pediatrics, ethical concerns, and legal implications will be integrated throughout the course.

3 credits
Prerequisite: NURS101 with a grade of C, RN or LPN license. Elective.
Corequisite: None

Nursing III

NURS201

Nursing III students care for individuals who have alterations in their functional health patterns with potentially ineffective responses. The nursing process is utilized to diagnose and treat the responses. Clinical experience is expanded to allow for increased student-patient interaction and practice settings. Students use current technology to analyze and integrate data.

9 credits
Prerequisite: $150 nursing fee, plus other fees NURS102, BIOL228, BIOL182, HLTH120, PSYC110, SOCI110, and COMP111
Corequisite: PSYC110 and SOCI110 and COMP111

Nursing IV

NURS202

Nursing IV continues with the nursing care that assists individuals to respond to alterations in every functional health pattern and ineffective responses to each of those alterations, emphasizing the cognitive perceptual health pattern. Students care for patients and use current technology to analyze and integrate data.

9 credits
Prerequisite: $150 nursing fee, plus other fees. NURS210, SOCI110, PSYC110, COMM110, and Cultural Perspective
Corequisite: COMM110 and Cultural Perspective

Nursing Health Assessment

NURS220

This course provides theory and technical skills to perform health and physical assessment. The legal and ethical aspects of the examination and documentation will be included. This course will fill the pre-requisite requirement for Registered Nurses pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree.

3 credits
Prerequisite: BIOL181 (C or better) and BIOL182 (C or better)
Corequisite: None