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NURS 1111 Nursing Concepts

A study of professional nursing concepts and theory. Prerequisites: admission to the Nursing Program, BIOL1144, BIOL 2215, NURS 1191, and ENGL 1113.

 

NURS 1117 Foundations of Nursing Practice

Integrated theoretical and clinical studies with focus on the acquisition of basic nursing skills for health maintenance through the life span. Prerequisites: Admission to the Nursing Program, BIOL 1144, BIOL 2215, NURS 1191, ENGL 1113, and ORIE 1151.

 

NURS 1191 Dosage Calculation

A study of calculation of safe medication dosages. Medication administration is not included. Class placement (or enrollment) determined by score on a specified mathematics assessment test.

 

NURS 1228 Therapeutic Nursing Interventions I

Integrated theoretical and clinical studies with focus on restoration of health through the life span. Prerequisites: NURS 1111 and NURS 1117.

 

NURS 1435 Nursing Bridge

This course is designed for licensed paramedics and licensed practical nurses who are seeking advance standing in the nursing program. The major focus is on the nursing process as it relates to maintaining and restoring functional health patterns for clients during the older and middle adult phases of the life span. Emphasis is placed on the role and competencies of the associate degree nurse and role change. Critical thinking and communications are integrated throughout the course. A clinical laboratory component provides application of theoretical concepts. Prerequisites: Permission and BIOL 1144 and 2215; NURS 1191; ENGL 1113; PHAR 2113; PSY 1113; SOC 1113, NUTR 1113, and ORIE 1151.

 

NURS 2138 Therapeutic Nursing Interventions II

Integrated theoretical and clinical studies with focus on promotion of health through the life span. Prerequisite: NURS 1228.

 

NURS 2223 Transition to Nursing Practice

A study of role transition, including integration of selected clinical areas with the core competencies of professional nursing practice. Prerequisite: NURS 2138.

 

NURS 2246 Nursing in a Complex Environment

Integrated theoretical and clinical studies with focus on the restoration, maintenance, and promotion of health and management of acute and chronic illness. Prerequisite: NURS 2138.