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NURS 320 Pathophysiology:Study of Foundational Systems

Course Description: This course focuses on the functional changes in the major systems within the body. Emphasis will be placed on the pathophysiological bases for health and illness. Assessment and evaluation of illness across the life span will be explored. Cultural, genomic and epidemiologic concepts will be integrated throughout the course.

Course Rotation: PLV:Fall

2 credits

Prerequisites

NURS 110 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 202 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 212 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 250 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 258 Minimum Grade of C+ and CHE 101 Minimum Grade of C and BIO 152 Minimum Grade of C and BIO 153 Minimum Grade of C and ( BIO 264 Minimum Grade of C or BIO 254 Minimum Grade of C) and ( PSY 110 Minimum Grade of D and PSY 111 Minimum Grade of D) or PSY 112 Minimum Grade of D

Corequisites

NURS 320D

NURS 330 Pharmacology

Course Description:The course focuses on common pharmacological interventions used for health promotion, maintenance and restoration across the life span. Mechanisms of action, pharmacokinetics, adverse effects and interactions of drugs will be studied. The nurse�s role and responsibilities related to pharmacology, including safe and effective medication administration will be emphasized.

Course Rotation: PLV: Spring.

3 credits

Prerequisites

NURS 110 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 202 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 212 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 250 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 258 Minimum Grade of C+ and CHE 101 Minimum Grade of C and BIO 152 Minimum Grade of C and BIO 153 Minimum Grade of C and ( BIO 264 Minimum Grade of C or BIO 254 Minimum Grade of C) and ( PSY 110 Minimum Grade of D and PSY 111 Minimum Grade of D) or PSY 112 Minimum Grade of D

NURS 340 Women's Health, Maternal and Newborn Nursing

Course Description: Using a primary health care and family centered nursing framework, students will apply the concepts of health care for newborns and women from the child bearing years through menopause. Students will use critical thinking skills to appraise the best practices for the care of the newborns and women, a global perspective will be used to promote culturally competent care for women and their families. Students will have the opportunity to practice in a variety of practice settings.

Course Rotation: PLV:Fall

5 credits

Prerequisites

NURS 110 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 202 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 212 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 250 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 258 Minimum Grade of C+ and CHE 101 Minimum Grade of C and BIO 152 Minimum Grade of C and BIO 153 Minimum Grade of C and ( BIO 264 Minimum Grade of C or BIO 254 Minimum Grade of C) and ( PSY 110 Minimum Grade of D and PSY 111 Minimum Grade of D) or PSY 112 Minimum Grade of D

NURS 350 Child Health Nursing

Course Description:Using the nursing process, this course focuses on primary health care and family-centered nursing for the child. Students will apply the concepts of pediatric growth and development to the management of care for children of all ages who experience acute or chronic illnesses. Students will use critical thinking skills to search for best available evidence for the identifications of appropriate interventions for the care of children with acute and/or chronic illnesses. A global perspective will be used to promote culturally competent community based care for children and their families. Students will have the opportunity to practice in a variety of primary, episodic, long term, and home settings.

Course Description: Fall;Spring:PLV

5 credits

Prerequisites

NURS 110 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 202 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 212 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 250 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 258 Minimum Grade of C+ and CHE 101 Minimum Grade of C and BIO 152 Minimum Grade of C and BIO 153 Minimum Grade of C and ( BIO 264 Minimum Grade of C or BIO 254 Minimum Grade of C) and ( PSY 110 Minimum Grade of D and PSY 111 Minimum Grade of D) or PSY 112 Minimum Grade of D

NURS 360 Medical Surgical Nursing: Foundations

Course Description: The course presents the foundational concepts of medical surgical nursing. This course utilizes the nursing process in order to implement evidence-based nursing interventions for promoting health, reducing the risk of illness, and managing the care of medical-surgical adult patients with acute and chronic illnesses. Promotion of safe and quality outcomes of care for diverse populations across the health-illness continuum will be examined. Students will continue to develop skills in critical thinking, clinical judgment, clinical reasoning, communication, assessment and collaborative management of patient care. Concepts of human growth and development, pathophysiology, pharmacology, genetics, ethics, nutrition will be integrated. Students will have the opportunity to practice in a variety of health care settings.

Course Rotation: PLV:Fall

5 credits

Prerequisites

NURS 110 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 202 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 212 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 250 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 258 Minimum Grade of C+ and CHE 101 Minimum Grade of C and BIO 152 Minimum Grade of C and BIO 153 Minimum Grade of C and ( BIO 264 Minimum Grade of C or BIO 254 Minimum Grade of C) and NURS 320 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 330 Minimum Grade of C+ and ( PSY 110 Minimum Grade of D and PSY 111 Minimum Grade of D) or PSY 112 Minimum Grade of D

NURS 370 Pathophysiology:Study of Complex Systems

Course Description: This course will focus on the relationship of functional changes in the major systems within the body and system relationships in illness. The altered physiology is related to multisystem manifestations, general treatment modalities and response to interventions in nursing care. Emphasis will be placed on the pathophysiology bases for health and illness.

Course Rotation:PLV:Spring

2 credits

Prerequisites

NURS 320 Minimum Grade of C+

Corequisites

NURS 370D

NURS 370D Recitation for Pathophysiology: Study of Complex Systems

Course Description: Recitation for Pathophysiology: Study of Complex Systems

Course Rotation: PLV:Spring

0 credits

Corequisites

NURS 370

NURS 380 Adult Nursing: Acute and Chronic Care

Course Description: The course addresses the complexity of patient care and presents the interaction among organ systems during illness. This course builds on the concepts introduced in NURS 360 Medical-Surgical Nursing: Foundations. Students utilize the nursing process implement evidence-based nursing interventions for promoting health, reducing the risk of illness, and managing the care of adult patients with acute and chronic illness. Concepts of epidemiology, risk identification, and health promotion are explored. Promotion of safe and quality outcomes of care for diverse populations across the health-illness continuum will be examined. Students will continue to develop skills in critical thinking, clinical judgment, communication, and assessment, and collaborative management of care. Concepts of human growth and development, pathophysiology, pharmacology, genetics, nutrition, and ethics will be integrated. Students will have the opportunity to practice in a variety of health care settings.

Course Rotation: PL: Spring

5 credits

Prerequisites

NURS 360 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 320 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 330 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 110 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 202 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 212 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 250 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 258 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 360 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 320 Minimum Grade of C+