Courses

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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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HCS NUR 1054 2 Nursing Care of Older Adults

This course is designed to ensure competency in providing evidence-based nursing care to older adults and their families, across a continuum of health care settings. Attention is given to the complex interaction of acute and chronic co-morbid conditions, interdisciplinary collaboration, the recognition of risk factors, valid and reliable health assessment, and individualized and evidence-based care for older adults across a continuum of health care settings. The influence of attitudes, age, gender, race, culture, religion, language, lifestyle, technology, and health care policy on the biological, psychological, and social functioning of older adults is considered.

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HCS NUR 1054C 1 Nursing Care of Older Adults Clinical

This course is designed to ensure competency in providing evidence-based nursing care to older adults and their families, across a continuum of health care settings. Attention is given to the complex interaction of acute and chronic co-morbid conditions, interdisciplinary collaboration, the recognition of risk factors, valid and reliable health assessment, and individualized care for older adults across a continuum of health care settings. The influence of attitudes, age, gender, race, culture, religion, language, lifestyle, technology, and health care policy on the biological, psychological, and social functioning of older adults is considered.

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HPD NUR 1057 2 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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HCS NUR 1060 2.5 Nursing Care of Clients with Psychiatric Mental Health Problems

This course is designed to teach basic psychiatric mental health nursing concepts and their application to clinical practice. Classroom learning is focused on developmental, psychological, and biological theories in order to enhance understanding of psychiatric illness. Major psychiatric illnesses throughout the lifespan as well as contemporary methods of treatment are addressed. Emphasis is placed on understanding the unique contributions of social and cultural factors to mental health.

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HCS NUR 1060C 2.5 Nursing Care Of Clients With Psychiatric Mental Health Problems Clinical

This course focuses on nursing practice of health promotion and restoration in individuals with mental health problems. Application of theoretical concepts and nursing interventions is the focus of the clinical experience in acute, chronic, and community mental health settings. Emphasis is placed on understanding the unique contributions of social and cultural factors in the development of treatment plans for clients experiencing psychiatric problems.

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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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HCS NUR 1066 2 Nursing Care Of Clients With Psychiatric Mental Health Problems Clinical

This course focuses on nursing practice of health promotion and restoration in individuals with mental health problems. Application of theoretical concepts and nursing interventions is the focus of the clinical experience in acute, chronic, and community mental health settings. Emphasis is placed on understanding the unique contributions of social and cultural factors in the development of treatment plans for clients experiencing psychiatric problems.

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