Class Descriptions

**Students must be accepted in the nursing program before registering for any nursing classes.**

NUR-101: Practical Nursing I

This course introduces the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts within each domain including assessment, clinical decision making, professional behaviors, caring interventions, biophysical and psychosocial concepts, communication, collaboration, teaching/learning, safety, ethical principles, legal issues, informatics, and evidence-based practice. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care across the lifespan incorporating the concepts identified in this course.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:11
Class Credits:7
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:6

NUR-102: Practical Nursing II

This course is designed to further develop the concepts within the three domains of the individual, nursing, and healthcare. Emphasis is placed on the concepts within each domain including clinical decision making, caring interventions, biophysical and psychosocial concepts, communication, collaboration, teaching and learning, accountability, safety, informatics, and evidence-based practice. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care across the lifespan incorporating the concepts identified in this course.

Course Prerequisites:
Take NUR-101(S24252); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:10
Class Credits:7
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:9

NUR-103: Practical Nursing III

This course is designed to assimilate the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on biophysical and psychosocial concepts, professional behaviors, healthcare systems, health policy, and quality improvement. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to provide safe, quality, and individualized entry level nursing care.

Course Prerequisites:
Take NUR-101(S24252); Take previously. Required.Take NUR-102(S24253); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:9
Class Credits:6
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:9

NUR-111: Introduction to Health Concepts

This course introduces the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts within each domain including medication administration, assessment, nutrition, ethics, interdisciplinary teams, informatics, evidence-based practice, individual-centered care, and quality improvement. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course.

Course Prerequisites:
None
Total Credits:8
Class Credits:4
Lab Credits:6
Clinic Credits:6

NUR-112: Health-Illness Concepts

This course is designed to further develop the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts of acid-base, metabolism, cellular regulation, oxygenation, infection, stress/coping, health-wellness-illness, communication, caring interventions, managing care, safety, quality improvement, and informatics. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course.

Course Prerequisites:
Take NUR-111; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:5
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:6

NUR-113: Family Health Concepts

This course is designed to further develop the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts of oxygenation, sexuality, reproduction, grief/loss, mood/affect, behaviors, development, family, health-wellness-illness, communication, caring interventions, managing care, safety, and advocacy. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course.

Course Prerequisites:
Take NUR-111; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:5
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:6

NUR-114: Holistic Health Concepts

This course is designed to further develop the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts of cellular regulation, perfusion, inflammation, sensory perception, stress/coping, mood/affect, cognition, self, violence, health-wellness-illness, professional behaviors, caring interventions, and safety. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course.

Course Prerequisites:
Take NUR-111; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:5
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:6

NUR-211: Health Care Concepts

This course is designed to further develop the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts of cellular regulation, perfusion, infection, immunity, mobility, comfort, behaviors, health-wellness-illness, clinical decision-making, caring interventions, managing care, and safety. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course.

Course Prerequisites:
Take NUR-111; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:5
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:6

NUR-212: Health System Concepts

This course is designed to further develop the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts of grief/loss, violence, health-wellness-illness, collaboration, managing care, safety, advocacy, legal issues, policy, healthcare systems, ethics, accountability, and evidence-based practice. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course

Course Prerequisites:
Take NUR-111; Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:5
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:6

NUR-213: Complex Health Concepts

This course is designed to assimilate the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts of fluid/electrolytes, metabolism, perfusion, mobility, stress/coping, violence, health-wellness-illness, professional behaviors, caring interventions, managing care, healthcare systems, and quality improvement. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to provide quality, individualized, entry level nursing care.

Course Prerequisites:
Take NUR-111; Take previously. Required.Take NUR-112 NUR-113 NUR-114 NUR-211 NUR-212; Take either previously or concurrently. Required.
Total Credits:10
Class Credits:4
Lab Credits:3
Clinic Credits:15

NUR-214: Nsg Transition Concepts

This course is designed to introduce concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing as the LPN transitions to the ADN role. Emphasis is placed on the concepts within each domain including evidenced-based practice, quality improvement, communication, safety, interdisciplinary team, clinical decision-making, informatics, assessment, caring, and health-wellness-illness. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course.

Course Prerequisites:
Take ENG-111(S13673) PSY-150 PSY-241 BIO-168(S11555) BIO-169(S11629); Take previously. Required.
Total Credits:4
Class Credits:3
Lab Credits:0
Clinic Credits:3