NURSING COURSE DESCRIPTIONS - Associate Degree Nursing


NUR 104NURSING CARE MANAGEMENT  I 4.0 CR
This course focuses on the knowledge, skills, and abilities that are fundamental to nursing practice with application in acute or extended care settings.
(Pre-requisite - Admission to the Nursing Program, Co-requisite - BIO 210; BIO 112 (PN program) COL 101; ENG 101; NUR 206; NUR 106)

NUR 106 PHARMACOLOGIC BASICS2.0 CR
This introductory course outlines the basic concepts of pharmaceutics, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacotherapeutics. The process of clinical calculations is introduced, as well as the major drug classifications. nbsp;[Prerequisite - Admission to the Nursing Program, Corequisite - BIO 210; BIO 112 (PN program); COL 101; ENG 101; NUR 104; NUR 206]
This course is a study of the principles and practices of intravenous therapy. Emphasis is placed on venipuncture techniques, complications, fluid balance and the responsibilities of a licensed nurse.

NUR 159NURSE CARE MANAGEMENT  II 6.0 CR
This course focuses on the delivery of nursing care to an increasing number of individuals experiencing health problems emphasizing selected physiological systems.
[Prerequisite - NUR 104; NUR 206; NUR 106, BIO 210, BIO 112 (PN program), COL 101, ENG 101, Corequisite - BIO 211; AHS 125 (PN program); PSY 201]

NUR 201TRANSITION NURSING3.0 CR
This course facilitates the transition of the practical nurse graduates to the role of associate degree nursing student.
(Prerequisite - Licensure as a Practical Nurse, Corequisite - NUR 229, BIO 225, MAT 110)

NUR 206 CLINICAL SKILLS APPLICATION2.0 CR
This course involves the application of knowledge, skills, and abilities in a clinical setting.
[Prerequisite - Admission to the Nursing Program, Corequisite - BIO 210; BIO 112 (PN program); COL 101; ENG 101; NUR 104; NUR 106]
NUR 209 NURSING MANAGEMENT III 5.0 CR
This course focuses on the delivery of nursing care to an increasing number of individuals experiencing health problems emphasizing selected physiologic systems. [Prerequisite - NUR 211, AHS 125 (PN program), PSY 201, BIO 211 Corequisite - ENG 102]

NUR 211CARE OF THE CHILDBEARING FAMILY 4.0 CR
This course facilitates the application of the nursing process to assist in meeting the needs of the childbearing and childrearing family. Focus is on both normal and abnormal aspects.
[Prerequisites - NUR 159, BIO 210, BIO 112 (PN program), COL 101, ENG 101 Corequisites - PSY 201; BIO 211, AHS 125 (PN program)]

NUR 214MENTAL HEALTH NURSING 4.0 CR
This course facilitates the utilization of the nursing process to assist in meeting the needs of patients with common mental health problems. Focus is on the dynamics of human behavior ranging from normal to extreme.
(Prerequisite - NUR 229, BIO 225, MAT 110, Corequisite - NUR 219; Humanities/Fine Arts Elective; Elective)

NUR 219NURSING MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP 4.0 CR
This course prepares the student for the professional nursing role through the introduction of management skills required to care for small groups of individuals and to function as a leader of a nursing team.
(Prerequisite - NUR 214, Corequisite - Humanities/Fine Arts Elective; Elective)

NUR 229NURSING MANAGEMENT IV6.0 CR
This course focuses on the delivery of nursing care to clients throughout the lifespan who are experiencing complex, multi-system health problems.
(Prerequisite - NUR 209, ENG 102, Corequisite - BIO 225; MAT 110)


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