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Nu 091: NCLEX Review

0 cr.

Focuses on review of nursing course content in Medical Surgical Nursing in preparation for the National Council's Licensure Exam for RN (NCLEX-RN). Includes computer-based practice exams to evaluate and build on the student's knowledge base. Required during senior year.

Sec Days Time Room
1W4:00–4:50GH103

Nu 092: NCLEX Review

0 cr.

Focuses on review of nursing course content in Medical Surgical Nursing in preparation for the National Council's Licensure Exam for RN (NCLEX-RN). Includes computer-based practice exams to evaluate and build on the student's knowledge base. Required during senior year.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

Nu 105: Interpersonal Skills for Nurses

2 cr.

This course is designed to introduce the nursing major to the process of communication in nursing practice. The principles of communication, techniques of interviewing, and key components of therapeutic communication are presented in this course so that the student will learn to deal effectively with individuals across the life span.

Prerequisites: Prerequires or Corequires Com 101.

Corequisite: Com 101.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

Nu 200: Nursing Process: Fundamentals

5 cr.

Utilization of the nursing process in giving care to adult and geriatric patients. Focus is on developing basic nursing skills as well as applying beginning physical assessment skills and therapeutic communication techniques. Simulated experiences and supervised practice of skills in the nursing laboratory. Clinical experiences in extended and acute care inpatient facilities.

Prerequisites: Bio 303, Nursing Candidacy Required.

Corequisite: Nu 203.

Sec Days Time Room
1M8:00–12:50GH104
1TH10:00–12:50GH104
1TW6:30–12:50GH104

Nu 203: Nursing Process: Beginning Physical Assessment

3 cr.

Development of basic skills in assessing adult patients identifying normal and common abnormal findings. Includes pediatric and geriatric adaptations for each body system. Simulated experiences and supervised practice of skills in the nursing laboratory.

Prerequisites: Nursing Candidacy Required.

Corequisite: Nu 200.

Sec Days Time Room
1F8:00–12:50GH104
1TH8:00–9:50GH104

Nu 204: Nursing Process: Beginning Medical-Surgical/Geriatric Nursing

6 cr.

Utilization of the nursing process in giving care to adult and geriatric patients with chronic and acute medical and surgical alterations in health. Emphasis is on the development of clinical assessment skills, nursing process application and mastery of basic clinical performance. Clinical experiences related to medical-surgical and geriatric nursing.

Prerequisites: Bio 304, Nu 200, Nu 203.

Corequisite: Chm 312.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

Nu 300: Nursing Process: Medical-Surgical Nursing

5 cr.

Utilization of the nursing process in giving care to adults with complex acute and chronic medical-surgical alterations in health. Emphasis is on nursing process application, advancing clinical performance and the development of critical-thinking skills. Clinical experiences related to medical-surgical nursing.

Prerequisites: Bio 308, Nu 204, Nu 312.

Corequisite: Nu 315.

Sec Days Time Room
1WTHF1:00–2:50GH104
1M1:00–3:00GH104
1T12:30–9:00GH104

Nu 303: Nursing Research & Statistics

3 cr.

A study of the research process with critical analysis of nursing research studies. An introduction to descriptive and inferential statistical methods, and computer analysis of data for selected parametric and nonparametric statistical techniques.

Prerequisite: Nu 300.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

Nu 304: Nursing Process: Maternal-Newborn Nursing

4 cr.

Utilization of the nursing process in the care of women of childbearing age, including care of women in the childbearing process and care of newborns. Focus is on nursing assessment, planning, implementation and teaching. Supervised practice of skills in the nursing laboratory and clinical experiences related to maternal-newborn nursing in outpatient and inpatient facilities.

Prerequisites: Nu 300, Nu 315.

Corequisite: Nu 305.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

Nu 305: Nursing Process: Pediatric Nursing

4 cr.

Utilization of the nursing process in giving care to pediatric patients and their families with both acute and chronic medical and surgical health problems. Emphasis is on development of pediatric clinical assessment skills, advancing clinical performance and advancing development of critical-thinking skills. Clinical experience related to pediatric nursing in both inpatient and outpatient areas.

Prerequisites: Nu 300, Nu 315.

Corequisite: Nu 304.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

Nu 312: Pharmacology

2 cr.

An introduction to the basic principles of pharmacology and their application to key body systems.

Prerequisites: Bio 303, Bio 304.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

Nu 315: Advanced Pharmacology

2 cr.

Advanced principles of pharmacology that build on the introductory pharmacology course with application to additional body systems.

Prerequisite: Nu 312.

Corequisite: Nu 300.

Sec Days Time Room
1TTH10:00–10:50SC137

Nu 400: Nursing Process: Psychiatric Nursing

4 cr.

Utilization of the nursing process in giving care to individuals and their families involved in acute or chronic psychiatric crisis. Clinical experiences related to inpatient and outpatient mental health agencies.

Prerequisites: Nu 304, Nu 305.

Sec Days Time Room
1TTH10:00–10:50GH103
1F6:30–12:00GH103
1W9:00–10:50GH103

Nu 401: Nursing Process: Advanced Medical-Surgical Nursing

6 cr.

Utilization of the nursing process in giving care to families with highly complex and life threatening illnesses. Emphasis is on the development of critical thinking skills, the accomplishment of rapid, in-depth assessments and the performance of advanced nursing care of pediatric, adult and aging patients in the critical care areas.

Prerequisites: Nu 304, Nu 305.

Sec Days Time Room
1WTHF2:00–3:50GH103
1M5:30–9:00GH103
1T12:25–9:00GH103
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Nu 402: Professional Nursing Issues

1 cr.

Consideration of ethical and legal nursing issues as well as other professional nursing issues.

Prerequisite: Nu 400.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

Nu 406: Nurse in Christian Service

2 cr.

Study of the history, philosophy and ethics of nursing and the impact of these elements on current nursing practice. Areas of service for the Christian nurse are presented with a special emphasis on the mission field.

Prerequisites: Nu 304, Nu 305.

Sec Days Time Room
1M9:00–10:50GH103

Nu 407: Nursing Process: Community Health Nursing

4 cr.

Utilization of the nursing process to assist the community health client to assume responsibility for arriving at and implementing personal health choices. The concepts of health maintenance, health promotion, levels of prevention and epidemiology are applied to populations at risk and clients with chronic health problems. Clinical experiences in the public health department, home health and hospice care, clinics, industries and schools.

Prerequisites: Nu 400, Nu 401.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

Nu 412: Nursing Practicum

8 cr.

Utilization of the nursing process and principles of nursing leadership and management in the care of groups of patients. Includes an extended practicum experience in a specific clinical area.

Prerequisites: Nu 400, Nu 401.

No sections offered in the fall semester…