NUR - Nursing

NUR 101 Fundamentals of Nursing (6)

This course facilitates the development of beginning technical competency in the application of the nursing process to assist in meeting the physiological, sociological, psychological and spiritual needs of selected patients of varying ages. Concepts forming the foundation for general nursing practice, nursing process, critical thinking, communication and management are emphasized campus lab and hospital facilities are the major settings for clinical experiences.

NUR 120 Basic Nursing Concepts (7)

This course introduces the application of the nursing process in the care of adult clients throughout the life span who are experiencing selected common health problems. Course builds upon the concepts introduced in NUR 101, increasing in complexity with emphasis on application of the nursing process, critical thinking, communication and management in the clinical setting. A variety of clinical settings including campus labs are used for clinical experiences.

NUR 150 Chronic Health Problems (6)

This course expands application of the nursing process in meeting needs of adult clients with chronic health problems. Course emphasizes the application of the nursing process, critical thinking, communication and management to promote, maintain and restore health of clients experiencing chronic health problems at various stages of the lifespan. General medical and rehabilitation facilities are used for clinical experiences.

NUR 161 Basic Concepts of Pharmacology (2)

This course is an introductory study to pharmacotherapeutics, including drug classifications and clinical implications for clients.

NUR 162 Psychiatric & Mental Health Nu (3)

This course covers application of critical thinking skills and nursing concepts in the care of adult clients with selected mental health problems in a variety of settings. The course includes the study of dynamics of human behavior ranging from normal to extreme.

NUR 201 Transition Nursing (3)

This course facilitates the transition of the practical nurse graduate to the role of the associate degree nursing student. Philosophical, ethical and legal concepts of registered nursing practice and the physiological and psychosocial needs of the person are emphasized. Clinical experiences assist the student in application of the nursing process, communication, critical thinking, and management in the delivery of nursing care.

NUR 217 Trends and Issues in Nursing (2)

This course is an exploration of health care trends and issues to facilitate role transition from student to graduate nurse. Critical thinking, management and communication within the framework of the nursing process are emphasized. Decision making, priority setting and analyzing all dimensions of nursing care for groups of clients across the lifespan with various health care needs in a variety of settings are included. This course is to be taken in the students final semester of the nursing curriculum.

NUR 220 Family Centered Nursing (7)

This course facilitates the application of the nursing process in the care of persons during the childbearing years and from birth through adolescence to promote optimal individual health and development at any stage of the health continuum.

NUR 221 Advanced Nursing Concepts (5)

This course expands the application of the nursing process throughout the lifespan in the care of clients experiencing complex health problems. Continual development in application of the nursing process, critical thinking, communication and management to meet the holistic needs of the individual with acute complex health problems as a member of the family and community is emphasized. Acute care facilities including critical care as well as various community settings are used for clinical experiences.