Courses

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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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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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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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ATC NUR 1061 1-3 Independent Study

An independent study is a student-initiated experience planned to permit students to pursue an area of interest in nursing with guidance of a faculty preceptor.

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ATC NUR 1085 3 Ethics in Nursing and Health

This course introduces students to the domain of clinical ethics as a foundation for developing ethical expertise in nursing practice. The course focuses on contemporary nursing and health care issues that raise personal and professional ethical concerns. Emphasis is placed on cultural differences, current legislation, political and religious controversy, economic constraints, and professional commitment related to the resolution of the identified ethical dilemmas. The process of ethical analysis and reasoning is used to resolve representative patient and health care situations.

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ATC NUR 1095 2 Community Connector Course

This seminar focuses on the patient population which is a high risk population who are vulnerable to frequent readmissions to the hospital.  Emphasis will be placed equally on 1) understanding this patient population, the health system and health behavior challenges associated with this population, and systematic needs associated with reducing their health care needs and 2) exposing students to the patient population through visits at the hospital, home, and community including providing in-home assessments, patient education, and behavior change techniques.  The course will include presentations by researchers, clinicians, and industry experts involved in these areas associated with this patient population. Students will be paired with a patient and follow them from the hospital to their home.

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ATC NUR 1120 2.5 Advanced Nursing Management of Adults With Acute/Complex Health Problems

This course focuses on the patient centered nursing care of adults experiencing acute and complex illnesses. Emphasis is placed on the prioritization and decision making processes of nursing care and the nursing responsibilities associated with translating, integrating and applying medical/surgical management, evaluation of outcomes, health promotion, and support for individuals and families experiencing acute and complex health problems. This course will also discuss the increasing diversity of this nations population as expressed through age, racial, ethnic, gender, cultural, spiritual and sexual orientation. Discussions will occur with the effect of socio-economic differences and how it may affect the patients overall health care. Discussion of interdisciplinary collaboration healthcare professional is emphasized.

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ATC NUR 1120C 2.5 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 1121 3 Advanced Clinical Problem Solving

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 classroom and case study activities. Professional competence is enhanced through the utilization of high fidelity human simulation technology.

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ATC NUR 1121C 2 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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ATC NUR 1131 1-2 Interprofessional Healthcare Teams

This course provides a review of interprofessional healthcare teams, barriers and facilitators, roles/responsibilities of various members of the healthcare team, and strategies that help to incorporate teams within a variety of healthcare settings. The student is guided through methods of team development in healthcare organizations. The course provides a basis for incorporating nursing as an integral member of the healthcare team.

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