FIRST SEMESTER

NUR 101
Credits: 11

Course Description

This course introduces the concepts within the, three domains of the individual, healthcare, and, nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts, within each domain including assessment, clinical, decision making, professional behaviors, caring, interventions, biophysical and psychosocial, concepts, communication, collaboration,, teaching/learning, safety, ethical principles,, legal issues, informatics, and evidence-based, practice. Upon completion, students should be, able to provide safe nursing care across the, lifespan incorporating the concepts identified in, this course.

Classroom Hours: 7

Lab/Shop Hours: 6

Clinical Hours: 6

Course Description

This course provides a basic study of the, structure and function of the human body. Topics, include a basic study of the body systems as well, as an introduction to homeostasis, cells, tissues,, nutrition, acid-base balance, and electrolytes., Upon completion, students should be able to, demonstrate a basic understanding of the, fundamental principles of anatomy and physiology, and their interrelationships.

Classroom Hours: 4

Lab/Shop Hours: 2

Course Description

This course introduces the college's physical,, academic, and social environment and promotes the, personal development essential for success., Topics include campus facilities and resources;, policies, procedures, and programs; study skills;, and life management issues such as health,, self-esteem, motivation, goal-setting, diversity,, and communication. Upon completion, students, should be able to function effectively within the, college environment to meet their educational, objectives.

Classroom Hours: 1

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected

SECOND SEMESTER

NUR 102
Credits: 10

Course Description

This course is designed to further develop the, concepts within the three domains of the, individual, nursing, and healthcare. Emphasis is, placed on the concepts within each domain, including clinical decision making, caring, interventions, biophysical and psychosocial, concepts, communication, collaboration, teaching, and learning, accountability, safety,, informatics, and evidence-based practice. Upon, completion, students should be able to provide, safe nursing care across the lifespan, incorporating the concepts identified in this, course.

Classroom Hours: 7

Clinical Hours: 9

PSY 150
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course provides an overview of the scientific, study of human behavior. Topics include history,, methodology, biopsychology, sensation, perception,, learning, motivation, cognition, abnormal, behavior, personality theory, social psychology,, and other relevant topics. Upon completion,, students should be able to demonstrate a basic, knowledge of the science of psychology.

Classroom Hours: 3

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected

SUMMER SEMESTER

Course Description

This course is designed to assimilate the, concepts within the three domains of the, individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is, placed on biophysical and psychosocial concepts,, professional behaviors, healthcare systems,, health policy, and quality improvement. Upon, completion, students should be able to, demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and attitudes, necessary to provide safe, quality, and, individualized entry level nursing care.

Classroom Hours: 6

Clinical Hours: 9

ENG 111
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is designed to develop the ability to, produce clear writing in a variety of genres and, formats using a recursive process. Emphasis, includes inquiry, analysis, effective use of, rhetorical strategies, thesis development,, audience awareness, and revision. Upon, completion, students should be able to produce, unified, coherent, well-developed essays using, standard written English.

Classroom Hours: 3

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected