Course Information

 

for AAS Nursing Department


Re-Intro to Clinical (Moodle) NUR (CLP 100-OL)

Credits:1

HESI - NUR Entrance Exam - January (HESI-01)

Credits:0

HESI - NUR Entrance Exam - February (HESI-02)

Credits:0

HESI-NUR Entrance Exam - March (HESI-03)

Credits:0

HESI - NUR Entrance Exam - April (HESI-04)

Credits:0

HESI - NUR Entrance Exam - May (HESI-05)

Credits:0

HESI - Nur Entrance Exam - June (HESI-06)

Credits:0

HESI - NUR Entrance Exam - August (HESI-08)

Credits:0

HESI - NUR Entrance Exam - September (HESI-09)

Credits:0

HESI - NUR Entrance Exam - October (HESI-10)

Credits:0

HESI - NUR Entrance Exam - November (HESI-11)

Credits:0

HESI - NUR Entrance Exam - December (HESI-12)

Credits:0

Current Trends in Healthcare (HIS 211)

Credits:3

Pre-requisite: Completion of College Writing with a grade of C or higher or Accuplacer WritePlacer Score of 5 or higher and Reading Comprehension Score of 60 or higher.

Fundamentals In Nursing - Lecture (NUR 101)

Credits:8

Fundamentals of nursing practice are taught through theory, skills, and experience. The nursing process is introduced as the organizing framework for the delivery of care. The student is introduced to the concepts of assessment, communication, professional behavior, and meeting the needs of clients across the lifespan.

Fundamentals in Nursing - Clinical (NUR 101 L)

Credits:0

Fundamentals in Nursing Laboratory (NUR 101-LA)

Credits:0

Nursing Care Across The Lifespan I (NUR 102)

Credits:10

This course reinforces the nursing process as the organizing framework for the delivery of care. The holistic healthcare needs of individuals are explored along with common health problems encountered in each age group. Concepts of teaching and learning and managing care are introduced. Students continue to acquire knowledge through theory, skills and experience.

Nrsg Care Acr. Lifespan I - Lab (NUR 102-LA)

Credits:0

Health Assessment (NUR 110)

Credits:2

The focus of this course is nursing assessment, including: a comprehensive health assessment using interviewing and physical assessment techniques; inspection, palpation, percussion, and auscultation; expected and common unexpected findings; differences based on age, ethnicity, and culture; identification of risk factors; and client education. The course will also include professional verbal and written communication of interview and assessment findings.

Health Assessment Clinical lab (NUR 111)

Credits:2

The focus of this laboratory course is to provide the opportunity to learn and practice the skills needed to perform a comprehensive health interview and assessment using evidence-based techniques. Topic areas include: safety, communication, and identification of expected and unexpected assessment findings using inspection, palpation, percussion, and auscultation. Cultural, ethnic, and age-related differences will be addressed.

Foundations of Clinical Practice (NUR 115)

Credits:4

Fundamentals of Nursing (NUR 120)

Credits:2

The focus of this course is to introduce the nursing process as the organizing framework for the planning and delivery of care across the lifespan. The student will gain an understanding of the concepts of assessment, communication, and professional behavior, while meeting the nursing needs of patients.

Fundamentals Clinical Lab (NUR 121)

Credits:2

Fundamentals Nursing Lab provides the opportunity for students to learn and practice the skills necessary to: 1. perform designated procedures 2. interview a client 3. utilize components of the nursing process (assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation) 4. construct a nursing care plan and concept map 5. use critical thinking 6. identify and prioritize patient centered care 7. provide a safe environment.

Medical-Surgical Nursing I (NUR 130)

Credits:3

The focus of NUR 130 is clinical inquiry, therapeutic interventions, and a systems review approach that will emphasize the utilization of the nursing process for the safe delivery of care of adults and children. Holistic health care needs of individuals are an integral component of the course, along with common health problems encountered in each age group. The course will apply concepts of nursing care for the following body systems: Hematological, gastrointestinal, hepatic, musculoskeletal, neurological, and immunological systems. 

Medical-Surgical Nursing I Clinical (NUR 131)

Credits:3

The focus of Nursing 131 is to apply the knowledge and skills acquired in previous course. Students will utilize the nursing process to initiate analysis, interpretation, and application of theoretical concepts in the clinical setting to achieve optimal patient outcomes. 

Pathophysiology (NUR 150)

Credits:3

The focus of NUR150 is to review and reinforce components of pathophysiology and their impact on homeostasis. The course will review metabolic, chemical, and physiological pathways related to cellular biology and biochemistry. Knowledge of the pathways will facilitate the formation of NANDA approved nursing diagnoses and the planning of patient care.

Pre NUR 201 Prep (NUR 190)

Credits:6

Nursing Care Across The Lifespan II (NUR 201)

Credits:10

This course emphasizes the utilization of the nursing process for the delivery of care. The holistic health care needs of individuals continue to be explored along with common health problems encountered in each age group. Emphasis is placed on two areas of increasing knowledge; the childbearing family and behavioral health. The focus of this course is on clinical decision making and therapeutic interventions.

Nursing Care Across LifeSpan II-Activities (NUR 201-A)

Credits:0

Application Activities

Nursing Care Across The Lifespan III (NUR 202)

Credits:11

This course promotes integration of the nursing process for the delivery of care. The holistic health care needs of individuals continue to be explored along with common health problems encountered in each age group. Emphasis of this course is on collaboration and role transition from student to graduate.

Pharmacology (NUR 210)

Credits:3

This course will introduce the science of pharmacology and the role of the registered nurse in the preparation, management, and administration of medications. Emphasis will be placed on the action, general uses, potential complications, and nursing assessment techniques and expected outcomes from medication administration. Laboratory values and nursing implications related to medication therapy will be highlighted.

Mental Health Nursing (NUR 212)

Credits:3

The focus of this course evaluates the mental health needs and treatments of individuals, families and groups. Emphasis is placed on the need for holistic care. Historical perspectives, theories concerning mental illness, signs and symptoms of disorders and the development of treatment modalities will be discussed. The role of the nurse in contemporary care is examined.

Mental Health Clinical (NUR 213)

Credits:1

The focus of this course provides the opportunity to practice skills learned in the classroom. Direct client contact is incorporated in the milieu setting, including unit, group treatment planning, and courtroom as able. 

Medical-Surgical Nursing II (NUR 220)

Credits:3

The focus of NUR 220 will be on clinical decision making, clinical inquiry, therapeutic interventions, and components of evidence based care that will emphasize the utilization of the nursing process for the delivery of care of adults and children. The holistic health care needs of individuals are an integral component of the course, along with common health problems encountered in each age group. The course will reinforce nursing concepts for the following body systems: Lower gastrointestinal, respiratory, endocrine, cardiovascular, and the renal system.

Medical-Surgical Nursing II Clinical (NUR 221)

Credits:3

The focus of Nursing 221 is to apply the knowledge and skills acquired in previous courses. Students will utilize the nursing process to demonstrate the ability to analyze, interpret and apply concepts in the clinical setting to achieve optimal patient outcomes. 

Medical-Surgical Nursing II (NUR 222)

Credits:2

The focus of NUR 220 will be on clinical decision making, clinical inquiry, therapeutic interventions, and components of evidence based care that will emphasize the utilization of the nursing process for the delivery of care of adults and children. The holistic health care needs of individuals are an integral component of the course, along with common health problems encountered in each age group. The course will reinforce nursing concepts for the following body systems: Lower gastrointestinal, respiratory, endocrine, cardiovascular, and the renal system. 

People Living with Chronic Illness (NUR 230)

Credits:2

The focus of this course is the person living with multiple chronic conditions (PLWMCC) and the person’s interaction with family, healthcare team, healthcare system, and community. Major components include assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation of people with complex and chronic health-related issues.

People Living with Chronic Illness (NUR 231)

Credits:1

NCLEX-RN Preparation (NUR 235)

Credits:3

Maternal/Child Nursing (NUR 240)

Credits:3

The focus of NUR 240 is to introduce the student to the application of the nursing process in delivering care to the childbearing family and neonate. Topics will include prenatal care, labor and delivery, newborn care, care of the high-risk pregnancy, and postpartum complications. The student will develop a foundation of nursing knowledge in the care of the childbearing family. 

Maternal/Child Nursing Clinical (NUR 241)

Credits:1

The focus of NUR 241 is to provide an opportunity for students to apply concepts learned in the classroom to the clinical setting for the care of the childbearing family and neonate. The student will care for children in various settings, as available.

Medical-Surgical Nursing III (NUR 250)

Credits:3

The focus of Nursing 250 is the application of knowledge obtained in NUR 130 and NUR 210. Students will demonstrate the ability to analyze and apply concepts which will lead to the ability to recognize factors that would lead to optimal patient outcomes for the patient with high acuity needs. 

Medical-Surgical Nursing III Clinical (NUR 251)

Credits:3

The focus of Nursing 251 is to apply the knowledge and skills acquired in previous courses. Students will utilize the nursing process to demonstrate mastery in the ability to analyze, interpret and apply concepts in the clinical setting to achieve optimal patient outcomes. 

Sim. Role Transition Clinical Application (NUR 260)

Credits:1

The focus of this course is to prepare the graduating nursing student for the registered nurse (RN) role. Students will examine and explore various factors that influence professionalism, professional practice and professional development. Simulation is an integral part of the course.