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.
Prerequisite: Must meet Admission criteria. CHEM101 and BIOL181 and COMP110 or
Corequisite: CHEM101 and BIOL181 and COMP110
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.
Prerequisite: NURS101 (C or better) or Permission of the Department of Health Sciences and BIOL182 and BIOL228, and HLTH120N or
Corequisite: BIOL182 and BIOL228 and HLTH120N
This course is designed for nursing students and for nurses returning to practice. Drug calculations, intravenous solutions, and their implications will be covered.
Prerequisite: Nursing major or RN or LPN license. Math Placement Test score of 3 or higher.
This course discusses commonly used medications and their nursing implications. Related issues in gerontology, pediatrics, ethical concerns, and legal implications are integrated throughout the course.
Prerequisite: NURS101 (C or better) or RN or LPN license
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.
Prerequisite: NURS102 (C or better) or Permission of the Department of Health Sciences, and PSYC110 and SOCI110 and COMP111 or
Corequisite: PSYC110 and SOCI110 and COMP111
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.
Prerequisite: NURS201 (C or better) or permission of the Department of Health Sciences, and COMM110 and Arts/Humanities elective or
Corequisite: COMM110 and Arts/Humanities elective
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 may fill the pre-requisite requirement for Registered Nurses pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree.
Prerequisite: BIOL182 (C or better)