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The following courses are offered by the Nursing Department:

This course is an introduction to the bio-psycho-social and cultural factors that influence the nursing care of any patient/client who needs minimum assistance in the maintenance of health. Concepts and principles are stressed in relation to the application of the nursing process to basic nursing care. Clinical experiences are provided in general hospitals and a nursing home.
Prerequisite: Completion of the required pre-requisite courses, Corequisites: BIO 426, PSY 240
This course is composed of a seven-week Maternal and Newborn Care component and a seven-week psychiatric Mental Health Nursing component. The Maternal and Newborn Care component focuses on the role of the nurse in the care of the child-bearing family during the antepartal, intrapartal and the postpartal phases of the maternity cycle, as well as the immediate care of the normal newborn and premature infant. The Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Component introduces the student to basic mental concepts, interventions in crisis and family violence, severe mental health disorders, and substance use disorders highlighting treatment for individuals and families within the community.
Prerequisites: NUR 112, BIO 426, PSY 240, Corequisites: BIO 420.
This course is composed of a seven-week component in Nursing Care of Children and a seven-week component in Basic Medical-Surgical Nursing Care. The Pediatric Nursing component focuses on the child's physical, social, and emotional reaction to illness, the nurse's role in providing support to the child and the members of his/her family during periods of stress. Emphasis is placed upon differences between each phase of growth and development trends in care and measures utilized to promote a healthy childhood and adolescence. The Basic Medical-Surgical Nursing component builds upon previous nursing knowledge and techniques already introduced. Major emphasis is placed upon common recurring health problems. Psycho-social nursing techniques are emphasized as they relate to the care of the client with selected health problems.
Prerequisites: NUR 211 and all previous prerequisites, Corequisites: SPE 100, ENG 201.
This course is composed of a semester of medical-surgical nursing. It is a continuation of medical-surgical nursing introduced in NUR 313. There is emphasis on selected medical-surgical problems and students receive supervision of more advanced medical-surgical nursing skills in the hospital lab.
Prerequisites: NUR 313 and all previous prerequisites, Corequisite: NUR 415
This course includes the discussion of the legal rights and responsibilities of the professional nurse, current trends in employment and education, as well as changes in nursing practices. Restricted to students registered in NUR 411(seniors). Note: Nursing courses are sequential; Clinical Nursing cannot be completed in less than two (2) years. All students are required to take NLN Achievement Tests at the end of each semester. The fee is paid by the student. Fourth semester students are also required to take a Comprehensive Achievement Test at the end of the semester. The fee is paid by the student. Failure to take NLN Achievement Tests and/or the Comprehensive Achievement Test as scheduled will result in a grade of "Incomplete" (INC).
Pre-Requisite: NUR313, Co-Requisite: NUR411

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