Nursing

Degrees and Certificates

Classes

NUR 112 : Fundamental Concepts of Nursing

This course teaches foundational knowledge of nursing concepts and clinical decision making to provide evidence-based nursing care. Content includes but is not limited to: healthcare delivery systems, professionalism, health promotion, psychosocial well-being, functional ability, gas exchange, safety, pharmacology, and coordinator/manager of care.

Credits

7

Prerequisites

Per Nursing Department Policies.

Corequisites

MTH 100 (or higher), BIO 201

NUR 113 : Nursing Concepts

This course teaches foundational knowedge of nursing concepts and clinical decision making to provide evidence-based nursing care. Content includes but is not limited to: coordinator/manager of care, perfusion, oxygenation, infection, inflammation, tissue integrity, nutrition, elimination, mobility/ immobility, cellular regulation, acid/bases balance, and fluid/ electrolyte balance.

Credits

8

Prerequisites

Per Nursing Department Policies, NUR 112, MTH 100 (or higher), BIO 201

Corequisites

ENG 101, PSY210, BIO 202

NUR 114 : Nursing Concepts II

This course teaches foundational knowledge of nursing concepts and clinical decision making to provide evidence-based nursing care. Content includes but is not limited to coordinator/manager of care, sexuality, reproduction and childbearing, infection, inflammation, sensory perception, perfusion, cellular regulation, mood disorders and affect, renal fluid/electrolyte balance, and medical emergencies.

Credits

8

Prerequisites

Per Nursing Department Policies, NUR 112, NUR 113, MTH 100 (or higher), BIO 201, BIO 202, ENG 101, PSY 210

Corequisites

NUR 115, SPH 106 or 107

NUR 115 : Evidence Based Clinical Reasoning

This course provides students with opportunities to collaborate with various members of the health care team in a family and community context. Students utilize clinical reasoning to assimilate concepts within the individual, health, and nursing domains.

Credits

2

Prerequisites

Per Nursing Department Policies, NUR 112, NUR 113, MTH 100 (or higher), BIO 201, BIO 202, ENG 101, PSY 210

Corequisites

NUR 114, SPH 106 or 1017

NUR 209 : Concepts for Healthcare Transition Students

This course focuses on application of nursing concepts to assist health care professionals to transition into the role of the registered nurse. Emphasis in this course is placed on evidenced based clinical decision making and nursing concepts provided in a family and community context for a variety of health alterations across the lifespan. 200 level courses are only for those students admitted to the ADN Program. *Availability of this class is dependent upon sufficent demand. Please contact a nursing advisor for more information.

Credits

10

Prerequisites

MTH 100 or higher level math, BIO 201, 202, ENG 101, PSY 210, SPH 106 or 107

NUR 211 : Advanced Nursing Concepts

This course provides opportunities for students to integrate advance nursing care concepts within a family and community context. Content includens but is not limited to manager of care for advanced concepts in safety, fluid/electrolyte balance, cellular regulation, gas exchange, psychosocial well-being, growth and development, perfusion, and medical emergencies. 200 level courses are only for those students admitted to the ADN Program.

Credits

7

Prerequisites

Successful completion of first,second ,and third, term of the ADN program (For Healthcare Transition Students: Successful completion of NUR 209 as required per track)

Corequisites

NUR 221 : Advanced Evidence Based Clinical Reasoning

This course provides students with opportunities to demonstrate graduate competencies through didactic and preceptorship experiences necessary to transition to the profession of nursing. Content in nursing and health care domains includes management of care, professionalism, and healthcare delivery systems. 200 level courses are only for those students admitted to the ADN Program.

Credits

7

Prerequisites

Successful completion of first, second, third, and fourth terms of the ADN program.

Corequisites

Humanities elective