15 Week Session

  • Course Description:

    The course focuses on the use of the nursing process in providing recommended standards of care for patients with moderately severe health care alterations.  Emphasis is on the role of the Registered Nurse in utilizing the nursing process and evidence-based nursing practice to assist patients requiring moderate adaptation to meet alterations in psycho-social, perioperative, cardiovascular, immunologic, hematologic, respiratory, musculoskeletal, circulatory, metabolic, endocrine, elimination, skin integrity, sensory, reproductive, and neurologic function.  Leadership principles based on planning, managing and delivering health care in interdisciplinary teams, including delegation and supervision of nursing care being delivered by un-licensed personnel will be covered.  Knowledge of disaster and bioterrorism will also be included in addition to basic comprehensive nursing concepts in the care of patients with trauma/multi-system traumas, medications will be administered with supervision of the faculty.  (Note:  6 lecture credits)

  • Course Description:

    The course focuses on the use of the nursing process in providing recommended standards of care for patients with moderately severe health care alterations.  Emphasis is on the role of the Registered Nurse in utilizing the nursing process and evidence-based nursing practice to assist patients requiring moderate adaptation to meet alterations in psycho-social, perioperative, cardiovascular, immunologic, hematologic, respiratory, musculoskeletal, circulatory, metabolic, endocrine, elimination, skin integrity, sensory, reproductive, and neurologic function.  Leadership principles based on planning, managing and delivering health care in interdisciplinary teams, including delegation and supervision of nursing care being delivered by un-licensed personnel will be covered.  Knowledge of disaster and bioterrorism will also be included in addition to basic comprehensive nursing concepts in the care of patients with trauma/multi-system traumas, medications will be administered with supervision of the faculty.  (Note: 2 clinical laboratory credits)

  • Course Description:

    The course focuses on the use of the nursing process to meet the psychosocial needs of a culturally diverse population across the lifespan.  Psychosocial needs include safety, love and belonging, esteem and recognition, and self- actualization-aesthetic needs. Emphasis is placed on self-awareness, the health-illness continuum, therapeutic communication and the development of a therapeutic relationship with the client in the mental health system.  (Note:  3 lecture credits).

  • Course Description:

    The course focuses on the use of the nursing process to meet the psychosocial needs of a culturally diverse population across the lifespan.  Psychosocial needs include safety, love and belonging, esteem and recognition, and self- actualization-aesthetic needs. Emphasis is placed on self-awareness, the health-illness continuum, therapeutic communication and the development of a therapeutic relationship with the client in the mental health system.  (Note: 1 clinical laboratory credits).

  • Course Description:

    The course focuses on exploration and application of concepts in providing comprehensive nursing care to clients, families, and the community.  Emphasis is on the role of the Community Health Nurse and Public Health Nurse in health promotion and the prevention of disease and maintenance of optimum health for clients of all ages. (Note:  3 lecture credits)

  • Course Description:

    The course focuses on exploration and application of concepts in providing comprehensive nursing care to clients, families, and the community.  Emphasis is on the role of the Community Health Nurse and Public Health Nurse in health promotion and the prevention of disease and maintenance of optimum health for clients of all ages.  (Note: 1 clinical laboratory credit)