Nursing

Degrees and Certificates

Courses

HUM 131: Policy and Ethics in Healthcare I

Credits 1

Policy and Ethics in Healthcare I introduces legal, ethical and regulatory issues in healthcare with an emphasis in professional nursing. Identifies an approach to ethical decision making in healthcare with utilization of the Jonsen model.

HUM 232: Policy and Ethics in Healthcare II

Credits 2

Policy and Ethics in Healthcare II is the second in a series of three courses. Focus is on policies related to management and leadership principles in health care, including but limited to: disparity of healthcare, resources, and the Affordable Care Act.

HUM 233: Policy and Ethics in Healthcare III

Credits 2

Policy and Ethics in Healthcare III is the third in a series of three courses. Focus is on policies, ethics, and legal issues related to overall practice in healthcare professions. Includes local, state, national, and global perspectives of policies, legalities and ethics in healthcare.

NURS 101: Nursing I

Credits 5
Nursing 101 introduces concepts and theories basic to the art and science of the nursing role. Provides an introduction to holistic assessment and care management, evidence based clinical decision making, concepts of caring, safety, patient teaching, collaboration, therapeutic communication, and professionalism. Requires admission to the nursing program.

NURS 102: Nursing II - Theory

Credits 6
Nursing 102 is a nursing theory course with a focus on chronic illness. Chronic alterations in health are considered in the context of holistic assessment and care management, pharmacology, evidence based clinical decision making, concepts of caring, safety, patient teaching, collaboration, therapeutic communication, and professionalism.

NURS 103: Nursing III - Theory

Credits 6
Nursing 103 is a nursing theory class where student explore acute and chronic alterations in health across the lifespan are considered in the context of holistic assessment and care management, pharmacology, evidence based clinical decision making, concepts of caring, safety, patient teaching, collaboration, therapeutic communication, and professionalism.

NURS 111: Fundamental Clinical Nursing Skills

Credits 2
Nursing 111 is a basic nursing skills lab course. Students demonstrate basic nursing skills using principles of holistic assessment, evidence based standards of practice, caring, safety, patient teaching, organizing and managing care, collaboration, therapeutic communication, and professionalism. Requires admission to the nursing program.

NURS 112: Nursing II - Lab

Credits 5
Nursing 112 is a clinical/lab course where students begin to demonstrate competencies necessary to meet the physical and psychosocial needs of those experiencing alterations in health across the lifespan. Integrated concepts include holistic assessment, evidence based practice, caring, safety, patient teaching, organizing and managing care, collaboration, therapeutic communication, and professionalism.

NURS 113: Nursing III - Lab

Credits 5
Nursing 113 is a clinical/lab course where students continue to demonstrate competencies necessary to meet the needs physical and psychosocial needs of those experiencing alterations in health across the lifespan. Focus on the acute care and community setting. Integrated concepts include holistic assessment, evidence based practice, caring, safety, patient teaching, organizing and managing care, collaboration, therapeutic communication, and professionalism.

NURS 201: Nursing IV-Theory

Credits 6
Nursing 201 is a nursing theory course where student continue to explore complex alteration in health across the lifespan in the context of holistic assessment and care management, pharmacology, evidence based clinical decision making, concepts of caring, safety, patient teaching, collaboration, therapeutic communication, and professionalism.

NURS 202: Nursing V-Theory

Credits 4
Nursing 202 is a nursing theory course where student continue to explore increasingly complex alteration in health across the lifespan in the context of holistic assessment and care management, pharmacology, evidence based clinical decision making, concepts of caring, safety, patient teaching, collaboration, therapeutic communication, and professionalism.

NURS 203: Nursing VI - Theory

Credits 4
Nursing 203 is a nursing theory course where student continue to explore complex alteration in health across the lifespan in the context of holistic assessment and care management, pharmacology, evidence based clinical decision making, concepts of caring, safety, patient teaching, collaboration, therapeutic communication, and professionalism.

NURS 211: Nursing IV - Lab

Credits 5
Nursing 211 is a clinical/lab course where students continue to demonstrate competencies necessary to meet the physical and psychosocial needs of those experiencing alterations in health across the lifespan. Focus on the acute care and mental health setting. Integrated concepts include holistic assessment, evidence based practice, caring, safety, patient teaching, organizing and managing care, collaboration, therapeutic communication, and professionalism.

NURS 212: Nursing V-Lab

Credits 6
Nursing 212 is a clinical/lab course where students continue to demonstrate competencies necessary to meet the physical and psychosocial needs of those experiencing alterations in health across the lifespan. Focus on the acute care and obstetric health setting. Integrated concepts include holistic assessment, evidence based practice, caring, safety, patient teaching, organizing and managing care, collaboration, therapeutic communication, and professionalism.

NURS 213: Nursing VI-Lab

Credits 6
Nursing 213 is a clinical/lab course where students continue to demonstrate competencies necessary to meet the physical and psychosocial needs of those experiencing alterations in health across the lifespan. Focus on the transition to the novice registered nurse role. Integrated concepts include holistic assessment, evidence based practice, caring, safety, patient teaching, organizing and managing care, collaboration, therapeutic communication, and professionalism.

NUTR 121: Nutrition in Healthcare I

Credits 3

Nutrition in Healthcare I provides an introduction to nutritional concepts in healthcare with a focus on holistic assessment, health promotion and wellness across lifespan. The role of the nurse is emphasized.

NUTR 122: Nutrition in Healthcare II

Credits 1

Nutrition in Healthcare II is the second in a series of three courses. In this course, nutrition concepts are applied to various chronic alterations in health across the lifespan.

NUTR 123: Nutrition in Healthcare III

Credits 1

Nutrition in Healthcare III is the third in a series of three courses. In this course, nutrition concepts are applied to various chronic and acute alterations in health across the lifespan.

PSYC 141: Psychosocial Issues in Healthcare I

Credits 3

Psychosocial Issues in Healthcare I examines determinants of health and illness including social, psychological, environmental, spiritual, and cultural dimensions across the lifespan and within the context of health care.

PSYC 242: Psychosocial Issues in Healthcare II

Credits 2

Psychosocial Issues in Healthcare II is the second in a series of two courses. Focus is on advanced determinants of mental health and illness, including social, psychological, environmental, spiritual and cultural dimensions across the lifespan and within the context of health care. Topics include violence and substance abuse.