Courses

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ATC NUR 0082 3 Nursing Management Of Adult With Acute/Chronic Illness

This course focuses on the nursing care of adults, including older adults, with acute and/or chronic illnesses. Students will be guided in critical thinking exercises and the use of therapeutic interventions and research findings in the management of adults. Nursing process, critical thinking, and decision-making serve as the framework for acquisition of knowledge for the management of patients. Societal and cultural influences will be emphasized.

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ATC NUR 0082C 4 Nursing Management of Adults with Acute/Chronic Health Problems Clinical

This course focuses on the nursing care of adults, including older adults, with acute and/or chronic illnesses. Students will be guided in critical thinking exercises and the use of therapeutic interventions and research findings in the management of adults with acute and/or chronic illnesses. During clinic, students will have the opportunity to practice clinical skills learned in the lab. Nursing process, critical thinking, and decision-making serve as the framework for acquisition of clinical psychomotor skills. Common concepts of care will be emphasized, including societal and cultural influences.

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HCS NUR 0086 2 Clinical Informatics

This course focuses on concepts relevant to the practice of nursing informatics. The course emphasizes information technology applications and the principles of nursing informatics from a current and historical perspective. Learners will examine the analysis of healthcare data and its transformation to nursing knowledge. Nursing language concepts and their importance in clinical information system development will be identified. Learners will examine information technologies that manage clinical information and support patient care. Social and ethical issues in the context of clinical information systems will be examined. The impact of evolving/emerging information technologies on healthcare provider and consumer roles will be discussed.

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ATC NUR 0087 3 Pharmacology And Therapeutics

Examination of the major categories of pharmacologic agents and application of pharmacologic concepts to clinical nursing practice. Emphasis is placed on understanding the physiologic actions of the drugs, expected patient responses, major side effects, and implications for nursing.

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HCS NUR 0088 3 Introduction to Basic Statistics for Evidence-Based Practice

This course introduces students to descriptive statistics and parametric and nonparametric statistical tests that are commonly used by researchers in the health sciences and appear in published research reports. Emphasis is placed on student mastery of concepts and principles that are fundamental to descriptive and inferential statistics, as well as interpretation and critical appraisal of their use in research studies. Opportunities are provided to manipulate data, perform basic statistical tests, and summarize findings in tabular, graphical, and narrative form.

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ATC NUR 0090 1 Foundations of Nursing Practice 1 Clinical

This course is designed to provide clinical experiences related to the theory provided in Foundations of Nursing Practice 1. Techniques used in the assessment of the physical, psychological and development dimensions of the individual within an acute care setting are demonstrated. Variations of findings based on influences such as age and culture are identified. Emphasis is placed on the therapeutic interventions of safety, hygiene and comfort, health assessment and health promotion.

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ATC NUR 0092 3.5 Nursing Management of Adults with Acute/Chronic Health Problems Clinical

This course focuses on the nursing care of adults, including older adults, with acute and/or chronic illnesses. Students will be guided in critical thinking exercises and the use of therapeutic interventions and research findings in the management of adults with acute and/or chronic illnesses. During clinic, students will have the opportunity to practice clinical skills learned in the lab. Nursing process, critical thinking, and decision-making serve as the framework for acquisition of clinical psychomotor skills. Common concepts of care will be emphasized, including societal and cultural influences.

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ATC NUR 1020 2 Advanced Nursing Management of The Adult with Acute/Complex Health Problems Clinical

This clinical course focuses on the nursing care of adults with acute and complex illnesses in a hospital setting. Emphasis is placed on using the nursing process to assist students with the development of priority nursing goals and in applying critical thinking skills to patient care. The clinical nursing responsibilities include interpretation of diagnostic studies, medical/surgical patient management, evaluation of outcomes, health promotion, and support for individuals and families experiencing acute and complex health problems. This course includes application of cultural diversity awareness training to the nursing process. Clinical learning is focused on developing and refining the knowledge and skills to manage patient care as part of inter-professional teams. Clinical experiences are offered in acute care, critical care, and monitored units.

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ATC NUR 1021 2 Advanced Clinical Problem Solving Clinical

This course focuses on the management of the adult who experiences an acute or complex illness with an alteration in multiple body systems. The students ability to apply the nursing process, using critical thinking skills, is expanded through clinical activities. Collaboration with interdisciplinary health professionals in health promotion and restoration is fostered.

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ATC NUR 1021c 1 Advanced Clinical Problem Solving Clinical

This course focuses on the nursing management of the adult who experiences an acute or complex illness with an alteration in multiple body systems. The students ability to apply the nursing process, using critical thinking skills, is expanded through clinical activities. Collaboration with interdisciplinary health professionals in health promotion and restoration is fostered.

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HPD NUR 1042 2 Nursing Care Of Children And Their Families Clinical

This course focuses on nursing practice for restoration and maintenance of health in children in various stages of development within their families and the broader social contexts in which children grow and develop. Nursing approaches used in the clinical setting are based on the use of best evidence, developmental perspectives, and cultural competence. The nursing process is applied to the child and family to minimize the effects of stressors which have resulted in a disruption of health. There is an emphasis on critical thinking and decision making as the student applies theory to nursing care.

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HPD NUR 1050 2.5 Nursing Care of Mothers, Newborns & Families

This course provides an introduction to the process of childbirth and the dynamics of the childbearing family. It explores the areas of health promotion, physiologic changes associated with pregnancy, high risk conditions associated with pregnancy and the development of the fetus and newborn. Emphasis is on adaptation to the biopsychosocial needs of the childbearing family with sensitivity to the cultural needs and ethical issues of a diverse population. Critical thinking, problem solving, stress adaptation, role, family and nursing theories provide a major focus for understanding childbearing.

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HPD NUR 1050C 2.5 Nursing Care of Mothers, Newborns and Families Clinical

This course provides an introduction to the process of childbirth and the dynamics of the childbearing family. It explores the areas of health promotion, physiologic changes associated with pregnancy, high risk conditions associated with pregnancy and the development of the fetus and newborn. Emphasis is on adaptation to the biopsychosocial needs of the childbearing family with sensitivity to the cultural needs and ethical issues of a diverse population. Critical thinking, problem solving, stress adaptation, role, family and nursing theories provide a major focus for understanding childbearing. Clinical experiences reflect a diversity of settings including outpatient, inpatient, and community programs that provide services to the childbearing family.

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HPD NUR 1052 2.5 Nursing Care of Children and Families

This course focuses on the unique health and developmental needs of infants, children and adolescents with an emphasis on family-centered care. The course incorporates principles of assessment, planning and implementation of nursing interventions appropriate for health promotion, wellness, health restoration and various complex health problems. Nursing approaches are based on the use of best evidence, developmental perspectives, and cultural competence with a focus on critical thinking.

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HPD NUR 1052C 2.5 Nursing Care Of Children And Their Families Clinical

This course focuses on nursing practice for restoration and maintenance of health in children in various stages of development within their families and the broader social contexts in which children grow and develop. Nursing approaches used in the clinical setting are based on the use of best evidence, developmental perspectives, and cultural competence. The nursing process is applied to the child and family to minimize the effects of stressors which have resulted in a disruption of health. There is an emphasis on critical thinking and decision making as the student applies theory to nursing care.

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