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The following course information is effective for the Spring 2018 term.

NUR 110 Nurse Assisting

This course prepares students for employment as nurse assistants. Depending on the setting, nurse assistants provide direct patient care; transfer and transport patients, equipment supplies and specimens, and make observations regarding patients. Duties might include giving baths and back rubs; making beds; serving meals; helping patients in and out of bed; taking temperature, pulse, respiration, weight and blood pressure measurements; answering patients' call lights; taking appropriate action in emergencies; and performing other duties as directed by the nurse. While the majority of nurse assistants work in long term care facilities, many are employed in hospitals, home care, and other care settings. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be eligible to take the state mandated written competency examination for Nurse Assistant Certification. NOTE: Background check and health requirement must be completed prior to enrolling in the course.

Prerequisite: One of the following (or higher): TABE-10.0, APT-122, or ELI Accuplacer-285; OR ELI 103 and 104 (B or better); OR ELI 108, ELI 110, or ENG 108 (all C or better); OR College Reading and Writing Readiness AND 16 years or older

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open NUR 110 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    NUR
  • Units:
    7.00

NUR 133 Foundational Concepts of Nursing Practice

This course introduces the nursing process and the nursing assessment of patients and families in various clinical settings within the health care system. There is a focus on physical assessment, therapeutic communication and the role of the professional nurse. Students will learn clinical decision making and develop critical thinking skills. The course introduces pharmacology, information technology in health care and introductory nursing skills required for safe and effective patient care. The course focuses on the adult population with special emphasis on the older adult.

Corequisite: BIO 245 (or BIO 124) and BIO 246 (both C or better if taken previously) and acceptance into the Nursing program

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open NUR 133 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    NUR
  • Units:
    8.00

NUR 134 Medical Surgical Nursing

This course builds upon NUR 133 and focuses on assessment of acute and chronic health problems. The course focuses on critical thinking, clinical decision making, and interventions for clients with moderate to severe acute and chronic illnesses in all populations of patients with special emphasis on the older adult. It provides the opportunity to work collaboratively with the healthcare team in patient care planning.

Prerequisite: NUR 133, BIO 246 and BIO 245 (all C or better) Corequisite: PSY 220

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open NUR 134 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    NUR
  • Units:
    9.00

NUR 232 Mental Health Nursing

This course expands the use of therapeutic communication in all populations. The course also focuses on utilization of the nursing process in providing safe care to individuals with acute and chronic mental health conditions.

Prerequisite: NUR 134 (C or better)

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open NUR 232 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    NUR
  • Units:
    3.00

NUR 233 Family-Centered Nursing Care

This course focuses on nursing care of the family unit and its individual members in selective phases of the human life cycle. Specific concepts of health and illness of these individuals form the basis of planning and implementing culturally diverse age appropriate nursing care. The nurse develops this care through the use of the nursing process, critical thinking, and clinical decision making. Instructional methodologies include patient-centered clinical experiences and structured classroom student-teacher interactions.

Prerequisite: NUR 134 and PSY 220 (C or better)

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open NUR 233 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    NUR
  • Units:
    6.00

NUR 234 Complex Medical, Surgical, and Leadership Nursing

This course builds upon previous nursing courses and focuses on assessment of individuals with multiple and complex health problems, leadership development and transition into practice. The course includes clinical decision making and care coordination for all patients with emphasis on the older adult. The course focuses upon application of the nursing process to a group of patients, delegation, collaboration, prioritizing and leadership skills. Nursing research and incorporating evidence into nursing practice will be addressed. A primary focus will be transition to practice as a registered nurse.

Prerequisite: NUR 232 and NUR 233 (C or better)

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open NUR 234 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    NUR
  • Units:
    9.00


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