NUR – Nursing

All courses are alphabetized by course code. All courses are to be pursued in a normal sequence with prerequisite courses taken as indicated. Provided for each course is the following information: course number and title; number of class, laboratory, clinical/shop/work experience (if any), and credit hours; and the semester in which the course is offered - FA (Fall), SP (Spring), and SU (Summer).

NUR-111 Intro to Health Concepts (4 6 6 8)

This course introduces the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts within each domain including medication administration, assessment, nutrition, ethics, interdisciplinary teams, informatics, evidence-based practice, individual-centered care, and quality improvement. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course. (FA). National ID (CIP) 51.3801 Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.

NUR-112 Health-Illness Concepts (3 0 6 5)

This course is designed to further develop the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts of acid-base, metabolism, cellular regulation, oxygenation, infection, stress/coping, health-wellness-illness, communication, caring interventions, managing care, safety, quality improvement, and informatics. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course. State prerequisite: Take NUR-111. (SP). National ID (CIP) 51.3801 Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.

NUR-113 Family Health Concepts (3 0 6 5)

This course is designed to further develop the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts of oxygenation, sexuality, reproduction, grief/loss, mood/affect, behaviors, development, family, health-wellness-illness, communication, caring interventions, managing care, safety, and advocacy. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course. State prerequisite: Take NUR-111. (FA/SP). National ID (CIP) 51.3801 Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.

NUR-114 Holistic Health Concepts (3 0 6 5)

This course is designed to further develop the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts of cellular regulation, perfusion, inflammation, sensory perception, stress/coping, mood/affect, cognition, self, violence, health-wellness-illness, professional behaviors, caring interventions, and safety. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course. State prerequisite: Take NUR-111. (SP/SU). National ID (CIP) 51.3801 Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.

NUR-117 Pharmacology (1 3 0 2)

This course introduces information concerning sources, effects, legalities, and the safe use of medications as therapeutic agents. Emphasis is placed on nursing responsibility, accountability, pharmacokinetics, routes of medication administration, contraindications and side effects. Upon completion, students should be able to compute dosages and administer medication safely. RCC corequisite: MAT 110. (FA, SP). National ID (CIP) 51.3801 Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.

NUR-211 Health Care Concepts (3 0 6 5)

This course is designed to further develop the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts of cellular regulation, perfusion, infection, immunity, mobility, comfort, behaviors, health-wellness-illness, clinical decision-making, caring interventions, managing care, and safety. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course. State prerequisite: Take NUR-111. (FA, SU). National ID (CIP) 51.3801 Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.

NUR-212 Health System Concepts (3 0 6 5)

This course is designed to further develop the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts of grief/loss, violence, health-wellness-illness, collaboration, managing care, safety, advocacy, legal issues, policy, healthcare systems, ethics, accountability, and evidence-based practice. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course. State prerequisite: Take NUR-111. (FA, SP). National ID (CIP) 51.3801 Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.

NUR-213 Complex Health Concepts (4 3 15 10)

This course is designed to assimilate the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts of fluid/electrolytes, metabolism, perfusion, mobility, stress/coping, violence, health-wellness-illness, professional behaviors, caring interventions, managing care, healthcare systems, and quality improvement. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to provide quality, individualized, entry level nursing care. State prerequisite: Take: NUR-111. State corequisites: Take all: NUR-112, NUR-113, NUR-114, NUR-211, and NUR-212. (SP, SU). National ID (CIP) 51.3801 Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.