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NURSING (NRSG)


NRSG 100  DIRECTED NURSING STUDIES 1-4
Directed remedial studies for identified deficiencies. Graded S or NC. Credits do not apply toward graduation or the nursing major.
 

NRSG 210  INTRODUCTION TO NURSING 3
Introduction to professional nursing practice, education, and health maintenance. Includes concepts on historical perspectives, current trends, human needs, nursing process, and lifestyle practices necessary to prevent illness. Provides basis for developing effective communication skills and helping relationships. Open to non-nursing majors.
 

NRSG 211  FUNDAMENTALS OF NURSING 4
Emphasis on developing beginning skills and knowledge of the nursing process; learning experiences in an adult acute or chronic health care facility. Prerequisites: BIOL 201, 202; CHEM 101, 102. Prerequisites or corequisites: BIOL 222; HLTH 220; NRSG 210; PSYC 130.
 

NRSG 212  HEALTH ASSESSMENT AND THE NURSING PROCESS 4
Emphasis on the nursing process and physical assessment of children and adults. Includes introduction to psychosocial, spiritual, developmental, and nutritional assessment; learning experiences in a health care facility. Prerequisite: NRSG 211.
 

NRSG 213  PHARMACOLOGY IN NURSING 4
Introduction to the major classifications of therapeutic drugs. Clinical experience includes the administration of drugs to clients in a chronic or acute care setting. Prerequisite: NRSG 211. Prerequisite or corequisite: NRSG 212.
 

NRSG 310  TRANSITIONS 2
Facilitates the transition of the reqistered nurse and non-baccalaureate transfer student. Focus is on selected concepts, models, theories, and processes related to professional nursing. Required for all RN Plus and transfer students. May apply to NRSG 433, Topics in Nursing, requirement.
 

NRSG 321  NURSING OF THE ACUTELY ILL ADULT 8
Nursing care of clients experiencing alterations in cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, gastrointestinal, and biliary function in an acute care facility with emphasis on use of the nursing process. Practicum included. Prerequisite: NRSG 213. Prerequisite or Corequisite: NRSG 354.
 

NRSG 325  RESEARCH IN NURSING 3
The research process as applied to nursing, including critiques of published nursing research, methodology, and statistical analysis. Development of a research proposal is required. Prerequisites: MATH 206 or equivalent; ENGL 223.
 

NRSG 331  MENTAL HEALTH NURSING 8
Nursing care of clients within the context of the family experiencing alterations in psychosocial behavior. Students participate in small group process. Practicum included. Prerequisite: NRSG 213. Prerequisite or Corequisite: NRSG 354.
 

NRSG 344  NURSING OF THE FAMILY 8
Emphasis is on childbearing and childrearing with focus on the child from conception through adolescence. Application of concepts of growth and development of the child and family is included. Lecture with practicum that includes hospital, community and home settings. Prerequisite NRSG 213. Prerequisite or corequisite: NRSG 354; SOCI 324.
 

NRSG 354  PATHOPHYSIOLOGY I 4
Emphasizes understanding diseases of body systems and treatment as a basis for nursing assessment and intervention. Prerequisites: BIOL 201, 202, BIOL 222, CHEM 101, 102, 103.
 

NRSG 355  PATHOPHYSIOLOGY II 4
Focuses on complex changes of interrelated body systems to facilitate advanced nursing assessment and intervention. Prerequisite: NRSG 354.
 

NRSG 421  NURSING OF THE CHRONICALLY ILL 8
Nursing care of clients experiencing long term alterations in health. Emphasis on concepts related to chronic illness applied in a variety of clinical settings to clients of different ages. Practicum required. Prerequisites: NRSG 321, 331, 344. Prerequisite or Corequisite: NRSG 355.
 

NRSG 425  GERONTOLOGY IN NURSING 2
Focus on the aging client within the context of the family. Uses nursing concepts related to health promotion, illness prevention, and provision of care. Prerequisite: NRSG 213.
 

NRSG 431  NURSING MANAGEMENT 4
Principles of management in the health care system and the relationship to leadership. Practicum included. Prerequisites: NRSG 321, 331, 344.
 

NRSG 433  TOPICS IN NURSING 1-3; 6
Study of current topics of interest in professional nursing. May include papers or other projects. (Up to six credits may apply toward the major.)
 

NRSG 435  CRITICAL CARE NURSING 4
Nursing care of clients experiencing life threatening alterations in body systems. Practicum included. Prerequisites: NRSG 321, 331, 344. Prerequisite or corequisite: NRSG 355.
 

NRSG 441  COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING 8
Study and application of nursing, public health, and organizational theories through use of the nursing process to communities, populations, and subpopulations at risk within the community. Health beliefs and special needs of groups from diverse cultures are explored. Practicum included. Prerequisites: NRSG 321, 331, 344.
 

NRSG 445  ISSUES AND TRENDS IN NURSING 3
Discussion of issues and trends affecting the practice of professional nursing and health care delivery.
 

NRSG 490  NURSING PRACTICUM 2-4; 6
Individual study arrangement involving students, faculty, and health care agencies to gain practical experience in an area of special interest. Prerequisite: Senior standing, and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. Up to 4 hours may apply toward the major.
 

NRSG 494  COOPERATIVE EDUCATION 0-4
Individual contract arrangement involving students, faculty, and cooperating health care agencies to gain practical nursing experience. Prerequisite: NRSG 213 and permission of the nursing faculty. Only two credits may apply toward the major. Graded S or NC.



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