NUR100-001

Pharmacology Calculations

This course examines the methods of dosage calculation required for safe administration of medications to children and adults. Interpretation of medical orders and systems of measurements are included. Introduces dimensional analysis to convert and calculate dosages of oral, parenteral, and intravenous medications. Prerequisite: MAT030 or MAT035 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score / 1 credit. Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

NUR107-001

Fundamentals Of Nursing

Introduction to concepts of health, the individual, and nursing. Principles of the natural, behavioral,and social sciences are applied to nursing. Nursing process is used to meet the basic human needs of the young, middle, and older adult in health and illness. Health assessment, interpersonal and psychomotor nursing skills are addressed in the classroom and practiced in the campus laboratory and community health agencies with faculty guidance.(4 class hours / 12 laboratory hours) Prerequisite: Admission to the College and Nursing program. Current American Heart Association or American Red Cross certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR/Basic Life Support - 8 hour course). ENL020 and ENL050 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score; and BIO107 and NUR100. BIT103 is strongly recommended. Corequisite: BIO108, ENL101, and PSY101 / 8 credits. Offered: Fall

NUR108-001

Nursing Across The Lifespan

Basic concepts of human development, human behavior and scientific principles are applied to the care of the childbearing family, children and adults with health problems. The cycle from infancy to the older adult is integrated with emphasis on developmental stressors and the role of family and community. This course builds upon and expands basic concepts of health assessment, interpersonal and psychomotor nursing skills. Nursing process is applied to the childbearing family, the child from infancy to adolescence and the young, middle and older adult. Nursing care of patients with selected health problems related to nutrition/fluid balance and activity/exercise is integrated. Nursing care of the preoperative patient is included. Correlated clinical laboratory experiences with faculty guidance are required. (4 class hours / 12 laboratory hours) Prerequisite: NUR107, BIO108, ENL101, and PSY101. Co-requisite: PSY233 / 8 credits. Offered: Spring

NUR130-001

Lpn To Rn Educational Mobility Prog

This course prepares the student for advanced placement in NU201 for the Nursing program, by introducing concepts of professional nursing practice and building upon basic concepts of human development/behavior and scientific principles applied to the care of the childbearing family/children/adults with common health problems. The cycle from infancy to older adulthood is integrated including emphasis on developmental stressors, the family and community. Correlated campus lab experiences with faculty guidance are required. Prerequisite:current licensure asa Licensed Practical Nurse; current CPR certification; satisfactory basic skill assessment scores; EN 101, HB 101, HB 233, MB 107, MB 108, NU 100, and EN 103 or EN 102; Admission to the College and to the Nursing program. 60 contact hours including required NLN testing. 8 credits. TITLE CHANGE refer to NU132. C&P 11/15/02.

NUR132-001

LPN In Transition

This course prepares the student for advanced placement in NUR201 of the Nursing program by introducing concepts of professional nursing practice and building upon basic concepts of human development/behavior and scientific principles applied to the care of the childbearing family/children/adults with common health problems. The cycle from infancy to older adulthood is integrated including emphasis on developmental stressors, the family, and community. Correlated campus lab experiences with faculty guidance are required. (10 class hours / 12 clinical hours) Prerequisite: Current licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse; current CPR certification; satisfactory basic skills assessment scores; ENL101, PSY101, PSY233, BIO107, BIO108, NUR100, and COM103 or ENL102; admission to the College and to the Nursing program / 8 credits. Offered: Summer

NUR201-001

Physical And Mental Health I

This course focuses on the patient/client across the life span with acute major health problems. The curriculum builds upon knowledge of scientific principles and utilization of critical thinking. Nursing process, interpersonal communication, stress adaptation, cultural competence and environmental influences are integrated. The structured acute care setting and the on-campus nursing laboratory are primarily utilized for application of nursing knowledge and development of clinical skills. Campus laboratory experiences are assigned in addition to class and clinical schedule. (6 class hours / 12 laboratory hours) Prerequisite: NUR108 or NUR132 and current CPR certification. Corequisite: BIO201 and HEA200 / 10 credits. Offered: Fall

NUR202-001

Physical And Mental Health II

This course is the continued study of patient/client needs within an integrated framework. Focus is on the patient/client across the life span with chronic health problems. Emphasis is on the areas of rehabilitation, gerontology, mental health and community. Psychiatric, rehabilitation, medical-surgical and community-based agencies are utilized for application of nursing knowledge and clinical skills. Campus laboratory experiences are assigned in addition to class and clinical schedule. (4 class hours / 12 laboratory hours) Prerequisite: NUR201, BIO201, and HEA200 / 8 credits. Offered: Spring

NUR203-001

Foundations Of The Profession

This course analyzes the practice of nursing in contemporary society. Historical perspectives and current issues and trends are studied. Accountability, legal responsibilities of licensure, the ethical issues arising in the present health care systems, and leadership and management in nursing are major units of study. Political, economic, social, and cultural influences in nursing practice are considered. Prerequisite: NUR201 / 3 credits. Offered: Spring

NUR299-001

Independent Study Research Skills


NUR507-001

Fundamentals Of Nursing Clinic

Offered: Fall

NUR508-001

Nursing Across The Lifespan Clinic

Offered: Spring

NUR601-001

Physical And Mental Health Clinic

Offered: Fall

NUR602-001

Physical And Mental Health II Clini

Refer to NU202 Physical and Mental Health II. Offered: Spring