Courses

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ATC NUR 1134 2 Transition into Professional Nursing Practice

Students synthesize knowledge about the professional nursing roles and increase their understanding of their responsibility and accountability for the nursing care of individuals, families and aggregates. Theory related to professional nursing roles, patient care management, and leadership is presented. In addition, health care policy related to specific nursing issues is examined.

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ATC NUR 1134C 1-6 Transition into Professional Nursing Practice Clinical

This course is designed to facilitate the transition into professional practice through preceptorship with registered nurses in a variety of settings. Students synthesize knowledge about the professional nursing roles and increase their responsibility and accountability for the nursing care of individuals, families and aggregates. Theory related to professional nursing roles, patient care management, and leadership is presented. In addition, health care policy related to specific nursing issues is examined.

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ATC NUR 1135 4.5 Transition into Professional Nursing Practice Clinical

This course is designed to facilitate the transition into professional practice through preceptorship with registered nurses in a variety of settings. Students synthesize knowledge about the professional nursing roles and increase their responsibility and accountability for the nursing care of individuals, families and aggregates. Theory related to professional nursing roles, patient care management, and leadership is presented. In addition, health care policy related to specific nursing issues is examined.

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ATC NUR 1220C 2.5 Adv. Nursing Management of Adults 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 1234C 3 Transition into Professional Nursing Practice Clinical

This course is designed to facilitate the transition into professional practice through the preceptorship with registered nurses in a variety of settings. Students synthesize knowledge about the professional nursing roles and increase their responsibility and accountability for the nursing care of individuals, families and aggregates.

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ATC NUR 1281 3.5 Foundations of Nursing Practice 1

This course focuses on theory acquisition and skills application in communication, therapeutic intervention, and clinical reasoning. Techniques of assessment, analysis, intervention, and planning of the physical, psychological, and developmental dimensions of the individual are explored through a variety of learning strategies. Variations of expected findings based on influences such as age, social condition, and culture are discussed. Emphasis is placed on the therapeutic interventions of safety, hygiene, comfort, health promotion, and safe performance of psychomotor skills.

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ATC NUR 1282 6 Nursing Management Of The Adult With Acute/Chronic Health Problems

This course focuses on the nursing care of hospitalized 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 hospitalized adults. During laboratory sessions, students will have the opportunity to practice simulated clinical skills. Nursing process, critical thinking, and decision-making serve as the framework for acquisition of clinical psychomotor skills. Students will have clinical experiences with in-patients who require medical and/or surgical treatments and who are not experiencing a complicated illness course. Common concepts of care and common problems encountered in the care of ill adults and elderly clients will be emphasized, including societal and cultural influences.

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ATC NUR 1282C 3.5 Nursing Management Of Adult 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 1610 3 Applied Pathophysiology for Clinical Practice

This upper division course reviews developments in the basic and clinical sciences. It is intended to provide the basis for graduate education for advanced practice nurses. Implications of the aging process, nutrition, and drug therapies are discussed as they apply to selected scientific developments and diseases

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ATC NUR 1633 1-3 Health Care Delivery in Cambodia

This course is designed to provide the undergraduate nursing student with exposure to the culture and health care delivery in Cambodia. Emphasis will be placed on exploring health issues and risk factors, the impact of cultural characteristics on health care delivery and utilization, and the achievement of health-related goals in Cambodia. Students will compare the health care systems, nursing education and nursing practice in Cambodia and the United States. They will identify national and international health-related organizations in the country and the mission of and roles these institutions play in that country.

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ATC NUR 1640 3 Leadership in Military Nursing

This elective course is designed to enhance nurse cadets' leadership ability and technical competence. This course has two components: leadership training and precepted clinical experience.

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ATC NUR 1690 2 Exploring Cancer Care

The overall objective of this course is to provide the student a broad introduction to cancer care and the role of the professional within this specialty. Through the use of discussion, presentations and observational experiences, students explore various aspects of cancer care. Specific cancers, therapies and care issues are explored. The health needs of the cancer patient and family are examined. Health promotion through education, screening and early detection as recommended thru the american cancer society and healthy people 2000/2010 will be emphasized.

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ATC NUR 1710 3 Applied Adult Cardiopulmonary Critical Care

The purpose of this course is to provide students with the opportunity to synthesize and apply concepts related to the cardiopulmonary assessment and multidisciplinary management of critically ill adults. Through the use of presentations and laboratory sessions, the student will explore the pathophysiologic basis of critical cardiopulmonary instability, physical and technologic assessment parameters, and treatment modalities commonly utilized in the care of these patients in the intensive care unit. Interactive laboratory demonstration of vasoactive drugs, arterial, central venous and pulmonary artery monitoring, artificial airways, mechanical ventilation and rhythm strip interpretation will be provided. Critical clinical decision making and nursing responsibilities specific to dysrhythmia interpretation are addressed, including institution of appropriate immediate nursing intervention, pharmacological, and electrical therapeutic interventions based on advanced cardiac life support (acls) algorithms. Further, students will have the opportunity to synthesize and apply this information within patient care scenarios of respiratory and cardiac instability.

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ATC NUR 1770 2 Nursing Care of Adults Experiencing Cardiac Dysrhythmia

Course is focused on interpretation and management of cardiac dys rhythmias occurring in the adult. Mastery of cardiac rhythm interpretation is the end goal. Critical clinical decision making and nursing responsibilites specific to dysrhythmias interpreted are addressed, including institution of appropriate pharmacological and electrical therapeutic interventions based on acls algorithms. Information on basis of electro-physiology, dysrhythmias etiologies and electrocardiographic monitoring is provided. Case studies and multiple examples are used to support repetitive practice in rhythm interpretation.

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ATC NUR 1865 2 Fundamentals Of Disaster And Mass Casualty Care

This course is designed to build on the base of medical-surgical nursing and to provide the student with an understanding of the causes, prevention, and mitigation of disasters and insight into the disaster management system nationally and locally. The course will include content relevant to all disciplines in the disaster care continuum and then focus on nursing's role in these systems.

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