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ADN 200 INTRODUCTION TO CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK

Spring

This course is designed to further the student's knowledge of the concepts that are foundational to the nursing curriculum, including assessment, pharmacological administration and intravenous therapy skills. Emphasis is placed on problem solving through application of the nursing process as well as understanding of pharmacological agents associated with disorders commonly encountered in nursing practice. Learning opportunities include both theory content and selected nursing lab experiences.

Credit: 3 hours - 2.5 hours lecture and one lab hour per week.

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of a Practical Nursing Program.


ADN 201 NURSING ORIENTATION AND SKILLS REVIEW

Summer

This course is designed to orient students admitted into the Associate Nursing Degree program. The purpose is to increase student retention and success in the nursing program. Within this course the student will have clinical nursing skills challenge: preparation and administration of medications and mathematical calculations. Early detection of student weakness will allow for time for tutoring on skills before the start of the program. It is not designed, however to serve as a substitute for a state approved Practical Nurse Refresher Course.

Credit: .5 hour - One Lab hour per week.

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of a Practical Nursing Program

Co-requisite: Conditional acceptance into the Associate Degree Nursing Program


ADN 204 RESPIRATORY NURSING INTERVENTIONS

Spring

This course is designed to further the student's knowledge in respiratory function and those associated disorders commonly encountered in nursing practice.

Credit: 3 hours - Two hours lecture and two lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of a Practical Nursing Program.


ADN 206 CARDIOVASCULAR NURSING INTERVENTIONS

Spring

This course is designed to further the student's knowledge in cardiovascular function and those associated disorders commonly encountered in nursing practice.

Credit: 3 hours - Two hours lecture and two lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of a Practical Nursing Program.


ADN 208 METABOLIC/ENDOCRINE NURSING INTERVENTIONS

Spring

This course is designed to further the student's knowledge in metabolic-endocrine function and those associated disorders commonly encountered in nursing practice.

Credit: 3 hours - Two hours lecture and two lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of a Practical Nursing Program.


ADN 210 GI/GU NURSING INTERVENTIONS

Summer

This course is designed to further the student's knowledge in gastrointestinal/genitourinary function and those associated disorders commonly encountered in nursing practice.

Credit: 3 hours - Two hours lecture and two lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of a Practical Nursing Program.


ADN 212 PSYCHIATRIC NURSING INTERVENTIONS

Summer

This course is designed to further the student's knowledge in psychiatric function and those associated disorders commonly encountered in nursing practice.

Credit: 2 hours - One hours lecture and two lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of a Practical Nursing Program.


ADN 214 PEDIATRIC NURSING INTERVENTIONS

Fall

This course is designed to further the student's knowledge in pediatric interventions and those associated disorders commonly encountered in nursing practice.

Credit: 2 hours - One hours lecture and two lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of a Practical Nursing Program.


ADN 216 OBSTETRIC NURSING INTERVENTIONS

Fall

This course is designed to further the student's knowledge of obstetrical nursing interventions and those associated disorders commonly encountered in nursing practice.

Credit: 2 hours - One hours lecture and two lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of a Practical Nursing Program.


ADN 218 ORTHO/DERM NURSING INTERVENTIONS

Fall

This course is designed to further the student's knowledge in orthopedic/dermatological function and those associated disorders commonly encountered in nursing practice.

Credit: 3 hours - Two hours lecture and two lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of a Practical Nursing Program.


ADN 221 NEUROLOGICAL-SENSORY NURSING INTERVENTIONS

Spring

This course is designed to further the student's knowledge of neurological and sensory function and those associated disorders commonly encountered in nursing practice. Emphasis will be placed upon the development of neurological assessment skills and the use of the nursing process for care of patients with major neurological and sensory dysfunction. Learning opportunities include both theory content and selected clinical experiences.

Credit: 2 hours - One lecture and two lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Introduction to Conceptual Framework-ADN 239 and current CPR certification


ADN 226 NEURO/SENSORY NURSING INTERVENTIONS

Summer

This course is designed to further the student's knowledge in neurological/sensory function and those associated disorders commonly encountered in nursing practice.

Credit: 3 hours - Two hours lecture and two lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of a Practical Nursing Program.


ADN 228 LEADERSHIP TODAY & TOMORROW

Fall

Leadership in nursing, transition into the new graduate role and current issues in nursing are the integral components of this course. This course is focused on leadership skills necessary to make the transition to the new graduate role. Learning opportunities include preparation for the NCLEX-RN examination.

Credit: 3 hours - 2.5 hours lecture and two lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of a Practical Nursing Program.


ADN 229 COMMUNITY BASED NURSING CARE

Fall

This course is designed to introduce the student to the concepts of nursing in the community. The student will learn that the nurse can positively influence the health and well-being of citizens in the community via the roles of practitioner, communicator, educator, advocate, and case manager. The problem-solving approach will be applied in order to identify health problems of clients in a variety of community clinical agencies and settings. Emphasis will be placed on identifying and utilizing community resources for health problems of all age groups.

Credit: 2 hours - One lecture and two lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Nursing Skills Review-ADN 201 and current CPR certification


ADN 230 RESPIRATORY NURSING INTERVENTIONS

Fall

This course is designed to provide the student with further study of pulmonary function and principles of pathophysiology pertaining to common respiratory problems. Emphasis will be placed on the application of the nursing process in caring for patients experiencing respiratory restriction or obstruction. Learning opportunities include both theory content and selected clinical experiences.

Credit: 2 hours - One lecture and two lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Nursing Skills Review-ADN 201 and current CPR certification


ADN 231 METABOLIC-ENDOCRINE NURSING INTERVENTIONS

Fall

This course is designed to further the student's knowledge in metabolic-endocrine function and those associated disorders commonly encountered in nursing practice. Emphasis will be placed upon application of the nursing process in caring for patients experiencing metabolic-dysfunction. Learning opportunities include both theory content and selected clinical experiences.

Credit: 2 hours - One lecture and two lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Nursing Skills Review-ADN 201 and current CPR certification


ADN 232 NURSING TODAY AND TOMORROW

Spring

Leadership in nursing, transition into the graduate nurse role, and current issues in nursing are the integral components of this course. The students will be given an opportunity to explore the various roles of the registered nurse.

Credit: 1 hour - .5 lecture and one lab hour per week.

Prerequisite(s): Microbiology-BIO 218, Introduction to Conceptual Framework-ADN 239, and current CPR certification


ADN 233 MATERNAL-NEONATE NURSING INTERVENTIONS

Spring

This course is designed to provide the student with greater depth and broader perspective of the antepartal, intrapartal, postpartal, and neonatal periods. A basic understanding of normal reproductive function and the birth process will be necessary in order to study the nursing care of pathophysiological conditions. Emphasis is placed upon the family involvement and cultural needs of the child-bearing family. Learning opportunities include both theory and selected clinical experiences.

Credit: 3 hours - Two lecture and two lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Introduction to Conceptual Framework-ADN 239 and current CPR certification


ADN 234 PEDIATRIC NURSING INTERVENTIONS

Spring

This course is designed to provide the student with specific aspects of growth and development. The nursing process will be utilized to provide nursing care to meet the physical, intellectual, emotional, and social needs of the pediatric patient. Emphasis will be placed upon health promotion, family involvement, and cultural needs of the hospitalized child and/or adolescent. Learning opportunities include both theory content and selected clinical experiences.

Credit: 2 hours - One lecture and two lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Introduction to Conceptual Framework-ADN 239 and current CPR certification


ADN 235 GASTROINTESTINAL/GENITAL-URINARY NURSING INTERVENTIONS

Fall

This course is designed to provide the student with further study and depth into gastrointestinal and genital-urinary function and into their associated pathophysiological processes. Emphasis will be placed upon assessing, analyzing, planning, implementing, and evaluating nursing care for patients with common gastrointestinal and genital-urinary disorders. Learning opportunities include both theory content and selected clinical experiences.

Credit: 3 hours - Two lecture and two lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Nursing Skills Review-ADN 201 and current CPR certification


ADN 236 ORTHOPEDIC-DERMATOLOGICAL NURSING INTERVENTIONS

Spring

This course is designed to further the student's knowledge of skeletal, muscular, and skin function and those disorders commonly encountered in nursing practice. Emphasis will be placed upon assessing, analyzing, planning, implementing, and evaluating nursing care for those patients experiencing disorders associated with joints, bones, muscles, and skin. Learning opportunities include both theory and selected clinical experiences.

Credit: 3 hours - Two lecture and two lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Introduction to Conceptual Framework-ADN 239 and current CPR certification


ADN 237 PSYCHIATRIC NURSING INTERVENTIONS

Spring

This course is designed to provide the student with further exploration and study into the concepts of mental health and mental illness. Emphasis will be placed upon developing skills in therapeutic communication techniques, principles of psychiatric nursing, interpersonal relationships, and identifying psychosocial needs of the mentally and emotionally ill patient. Learning opportunities include both theory content and selected clinical experiences.

Credit: 3 hours - Two lecture and two lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Introduction to Conceptual Framework-ADN 239 and current CPR certification


ADN 238 CARDIOVASCULAR NURSING INTERVENTIONS

Fall

This course is designed to provide the student with further study and depth into cardiovascular function and common pathophysiological processes. Emphasis will be placed upon the application of the nursing process, health maintenance, and disease prevention. Learning opportunities include both theory content and selected clinical experiences.

Credit: 3 hours - Two lecture and two lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): Nursing Skills Review-ADN 201 and current CPR certification


ADN 239 INTRODUCTION TO CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK

Fall

This course introduces the student to the concepts which are the foundation of the nursing curriculum. Emphasis is placed on the exploration and study of basic human needs and the components of the nursing process. Learning opportunities include both theory content and selected clinical experiences.

Credit: 3 hours - Two lecture and two lab hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): BIO 215-Introduction to Physiology, Nursing Skills Review-ADN 201, and current CPR certification


ADN 240 INTRODUCTION TO NURSING INFORMATICS

Spring

This course is an overview of the incorporation of technology into various health care settings. The benefits, challenges and opportunities of this emerging field will be explored as well as current clinical applications.

Credit: 1 hour - One lecture hour per week.

Prerequisite(s): Current nursing or allied health student or currently working in a health care facility.


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