Jul 18, 2024  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Music Ensemble

  
  • MUEN 1132 - Harp Ensembe II (freshman)


    CIP Code: 50.09035526
    Credit(s): 1
    Performance-oriented course for students with at least high school playing experience. Participation in all performances expected. Students will enhance their music reading and listening skills and will develop social skills and responsibility through group performance. Admission by audition with acceptance based on musical ability and instructor consent. 1,2,4,5

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • MUEN 1133 - Guitar Ensemble


    CIP Code: 50.09035626
    Credit(s): 1
    Performance-oriented course for students with at least high school playing experience. Participation in all performances expected. Students will enhance their music reading and listening skills and will develop social skills and responsibility through group performance. 1,2,4

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • MUEN 1134 - Guitar Ensemble


    CIP Code: 50.09035626
    Credit(s): 1
    Performance-oriented course for students with at least high school playing experience. Participation in all performances expected. Students will enhance their music reading and listening skills and will develop social skills and responsibility through group performance. 1,2,4

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • MUEN 1135 - Mariachi Ensemble (freshman)


    CIP Code: 50.09035626
    Credit(s): 1
    Performance-oriented course for students with at least high school playing experience. Participation in all performances is expected. Students will enhance their music reading and listening skills and will develop social skills and responsibility through group performance. Lab fee required. 1,2,4

    Faculty Consent: Y
  
  • MUEN 1136 - Mariachi Ensemble (freshman)


    CIP Code: 50.09035626
    Credit(s): 1
    Performance-oriented course for students with at least high school playing experience. Participation in all performances is expected. Students will enhance their music reading and listening skills and will develop social skills and responsibility through group performance. Lab fee required. 1,2,4

    Faculty Consent: Y
  
  • MUEN 1137 - Chamber Ensemble


    CIP Code: 50.09035626
    Credit(s): 1
    Performance-oriented course for students with at least high school playing experience. Participation in all performances expected. Students will enhance their music reading and listening skills and will develop social skills and responsibility through group performance. 1,2,4,5

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • MUEN 1138 - Chamber Ensemble


    CIP Code: 50.09035626
    Credit(s): 1
    Performance-oriented course for students with at least high school playing experience. Participation in all performances expected. Students will enhance their music reading and listening skills and will develop social skills and responsibility through group performance. 1,2,4,5

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • MUEN 1151 - Vocal Ensemble (freshman)


    CIP Code: 50.09035826
    Credit(s): 1
    An elective course designed to acquaint the student with chamber music for the small vocal ensemble of all periods of music. Participation in all performances expected. Students will enhance their music reading and listening skills and will develop social skills and responsibility through group performance. Selection from the A Cappella Choir by audition with acceptance based on musical ability and voice quality. 1,2,4,5

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • MUEN 1152 - Vocal Ensemble (freshman)


    CIP Code: 50.09035826
    Credit(s): 1
    An elective course designed to acquaint the student with chamber music for the small vocal ensemble of all periods of music. Participation in all performances expected. Students will enhance their music reading and listening skills and will develop social skills and responsibility through group performance. Selection from the A Cappella Choir by audition with acceptance based on musical ability and voice quality. 1,2,4,5

    Faculty Consent: Y
  
  • MUEN 1241 - A Cappella Choir (freshman)


    CIP Code: 50.09035726
    Credit(s): 2
    A required course for music majors whose primary instrument is voice or an elective course for non-music majors. Studies include fundamental vocal techniques and choral literature representing many styles and composers from all periods of music. Participation in all performances expected. Students will enhance their music reading and listening skills and will develop social skills and responsibility through group performance. Admission by audition with acceptance based on musical ability and voice quality. 1,2,4,5

    Faculty Consent: Y
  
  • MUEN 1242 - A Cappella Choir (freshman)


    CIP Code: 50.09035726
    Credit(s): 2
    A required course for music majors whose primary instrument is voice or an elective course for non-music majors. Studies include fundamental vocal techniques and choral literature representing many styles and composers from all periods of music. Participation in all performances expected. Students will enhance their music reading and listening skills and will develop social skills and responsibility through group performance. Admission by audition with acceptance based on musical ability and voice quality. 1,2,4,5

    Faculty Consent: Y
  
  • MUEN 2121 - Concert Band (sophomore)


    CIP Code: 50.09035526
    Credit(s): 1
    Performance oriented course for students with at least high school playing experience. Participation in all performances expected. Students will enhance their music reading and listening skills and will develop social skills and responsibility through group performance. 1,2,4,5

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • MUEN 2122 - Concert Band (sophomore)


    CIP Code: 50.09035526
    Credit(s): 1
    Performance oriented course for students with at least high school playing experience. Participation in all performances expected. Students will enhance their music reading and listening skills and will develop social skills and responsibility through group performance. 1,2,4,5

    Faculty Consent: Y
  
  • MUEN 2125 - Jazz Ensemble (sophomore)


    CIP Code: 50.09035526
    Credit(s): 1
    Performance oriented course for students with at least high school playing experience. Participation in all performances expected. Students will enhance their music reading and listening skills and will develop social skills and responsibility through group performance. 1,2,4,5

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • MUEN 2126 - Jazz Ensemble (sophomore)


    CIP Code: 50.09035526
    Credit(s): 1
    Performance oriented course for students with at least high school playing experience. Participation in all performances expected. Students will enhance their music reading and listening skills and will develop social skills and responsibility through group performance. 1,2,4,5

    Faculty Consent: Y
  
  • MUEN 2131 - Harp Ensemble III (sophomore)


    CIP Code: 50.09035526
    Credit(s): 1
    Performance-oriented course for students with at least high school playing experience. Participationin all performances expected. Students will enhance their music reading and listening skills and will develop social skills and responsibility through group performance. Admission by audition with acceptance based on musical ability and instructor consent. 1,2,4,5

    Faculty Consent: Y
  
  • MUEN 2132 - Harp Ensemble IV (sophomore)


    CIP Code: 50.09035526
    Credit(s): 1
    Performance-oriented course for students with at least high school playing experience. Participationin all performances expected. Students will enhance their music reading and listening skills and will develop social skills and responsibility through group performance. Admission by audition with acceptance based on musical ability and instructor consent. 1,2,4,5

    Faculty Consent: Y
  
  • MUEN 2133 - Guitar Ensemble


    CIP Code: 50.09035626
    Credit(s): 1
    Performance-oriented course for students with at least high school playing experience. Participation in all performances expected. Students will enhance their music reading and listening skills and will develop social skills and responsibility through group performance. 1,2,4

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • MUEN 2134 - Guitar Ensemble


    CIP Code: 50.09035626
    Credit(s): 1
    Performance-oriented course for students with at least high school playing experience. Participation in all performances expected. Students will enhance their music reading and listening skills and will develop social skills and responsibility through group performance. 1,2,4

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • MUEN 2135 - Mariachi Ensemble (sophomore)


    CIP Code: 50.09035626
    Credit(s): 1
    Performance-oriented course for students with at least high school playing experience. Participation in all performances is expected. Students will enhance their music reading and listening skills and will develop social skills and responsibility through group performance. Lab fee required. 1,2,4

    Faculty Consent: Y
  
  • MUEN 2136 - Mariachi Ensemble (sophomore)


    CIP Code: 50.09035626
    Credit(s): 1
    Performance-oriented course for students with at least high school playing experience. Participation in all performances is expected. Students will enhance their music reading and listening skills and will develop social skills and responsibility through group performance. Lab fee required. 1,2,4

    Faculty Consent: Y
  
  • MUEN 2137 - Chamber Ensemble


    CIP Code: 50.09035626
    Credit(s): 1
    Performance-oriented course for students with at least high school playing experience. Participation in all performances expected. Students will enhance their music reading and listening skills and will develop social skills and responsibility through group performance. 1,2,4

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • MUEN 2138 - Chamber Ensemble


    CIP Code: 50.09035626
    Credit(s): 1
    Performance-oriented course for students with at least high school playing experience. Participation in all performances expected. Students will enhance their music reading and listening skills and will develop social skills and responsibility through group performance. 1,2,4

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • MUEN 2151 - Vocal Ensemble (sophomore)


    CIP Code: 50.09035826
    Credit(s): 1
    An elective course designed to acquaint the student with chamber music for the small vocal ensemble of all periods of music. Participation in all performances expected. Students will enhance their music reading and listening skills and will develop social skills and responsibility through group performance. 1,2,4,5

    Prerequisite(s): Selection from the A Cappella Choir by audition with acceptance based on musical ability and voice quality. (50.0903.5826)

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • MUEN 2152 - Vocal Ensemble (sophomore)


    CIP Code: 50.09035826
    Credit(s): 1
    An elective course designed to acquaint the student with chamber music for the small vocal ensemble of all periods of music. Participation in all performances expected. Students will enhance their music reading and listening skills and will develop social skills and responsibility through group performance. Selection from the A Cappella Choir by audition with acceptance based on musical ability and voice quality. 1,2,4,5

    Faculty Consent: Y
  
  • MUEN 2241 - A Cappella Choir (sophomore)


    CIP Code: 50.09035726
    Credit(s): 2
    A required course for music majors whose primary instrument is voice or an elective course for non-music majors. Studies include fundamental vocal techniques and choral literature representing many styles and composers from all periods of music. Participation in all performances expected. Students will enhance their music reading and listening skills and will develop social skills and responsibility through group performance. Admission by audition with acceptance based on musical ability and voice quality. 1,2,4,5

    Faculty Consent: Y
  
  • MUEN 2242 - A Cappella Choir (sophomore)


    CIP Code: 50.09035726
    Credit(s): 2
    A required course for music majors whose primary instrument is voice or an elective course for non-music majors. Studies include fundamental vocal techniques and choral literature representing many styles and composers from all periods of music. Participation in all performances expected. Students will enhance their music reading and listening skills and will develop social skills and responsibility through group performance. Admission by audition with acceptance based on musical ability and voice quality. 1,2,4,5

    Faculty Consent: Y
  
  • MUSI 1116 - Sight Singing & Ear Training I


    CIP Code: 50.0904.5626
    Credit(s): 1
    Singing tonal music in treble and bass clefs and aural study of elements of music such as scales intervals and chords and dictation of basic rhythm melody and diatonic harmony.

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • MUSI 1117 - Sight Singing & Ear Training II


    CIP Code: 50.0904.5626
    Credit(s): 1
    Singing tonal music in various clefs continued aural study of the elements of music and dictation of intermediate rhythm melody and diatonic harmony. 1,3

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • MUSI 1160 - Italian Diction


    CIP Code: 50.09085326
    Credit(s): 1
    A study of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) and its application to singing in Italian. Students will identify IPA symbols and their sounds accurately reproduce sounds associated with IPA symbols transcribe texts with appropriate IPA symbols perform songs in Italian in a way that demonstrates accurate diction. Required for all vocal music majors. 1,3

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • MUSI 1161 - International Phonetic Alphabet For Singers


    CIP Code: 50.09085326
    Credit(s): 1
    A study of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) and its application to singing in English Italian German and French. Students will identify IPA symbols and their sounds accurately reproduce sounds associated with IPA symbols transcribe texts with appropriate IPA symbols perform songs in English Italian German and/or French in a way that demonstrates accurate diction. Required for all vocal music majors. 1,3

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • MUSI 1181 - Piano Class I


    CIP Code: 50.09075126
    Credit(s): 1
    Class instruction in the fundamentals of keyboard technique for beginning piano students. Students will produce five finger patterns in major and minor keys play major and minor scales in selected keys construct and play chords of different qualities harmonize a melody perform selected compositions. 1,5

    Faculty Consent: Y
  
  • MUSI 1182 - Piano Class II


    CIP Code: 50.09075126
    Credit(s): 1
    Advanced beginning class instruction in the fundamentals of keyboard technique. Students will play additional major and minor scales introduce select chord progressions and concepts of voice leading continued harmonization of melodies and perform selected compositions. 1,5

    Faculty Consent: Y
  
  • MUSI 1301 - Fundamentals of Music I (formerly: Music Fundamentals)


    CIP Code: 50.09045526
    Credit(s): 3
    Introduction to the basic elements of music theory for non-music majors: scales intervals keys triads elementary ear training keyboard harmony notation meter and rhythm. (Does not apply to a music major degree.) Students will construct all major and minor scales and key signatures construct simple and compound intervals triads and seventh chords of any quality identify and perform basic rhythmic and pitch patterns common in tonal music and properly notate basic rhythms in simple or compound meters identify fundamental musical elements aurally and/or on the keyboard use appropriate musical vocabulary to describe theoretical concepts. 1,3

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • MUSI 1306 - Music Appreciation


    CIP Code: 50.09025126
    Credit(s): 3
    A survey of the styles and forms of music as it developed from the middle ages to the present. This course will familiarize the student with cultural context terminology genres and notation. Students will identify the major periods of music history general style characteristics and genres of each period and major composers of each period and representative works; articulate the relationship between historical developments and events with musical styles and aesthetics; and critically evaluate musical works using specific terminology and listening skills. 1,6

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • MUSI 1307 - Music Literature


    CIP Code: 50.09045226
    Credit(s): 3
    A survey of the styles and forms of music as it developed from the middle ages to the present. This course will familiarize the student with cultural context terminology genres and notation. Students will identify the major periods of music history general style characteristics and genres of each period and major composers of each period and representative works; articulate the relationship between historical developments and events with musical styles and aesthetics; and critically evaluate musical works using specific terminology and listening skills. 1,3

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • MUSI 1311 - Music Theory I (formerly Freshman Music Theory)


    CIP Code: 50.09045126
    Credit(s): 3
    The study of analysis and writing of tonal melody and diatonic harmony including fundamental music concepts scales intervals chords 7th chords and early four-part writing. Analysis of small compositional forms. Optional correlated study at the keyboard. Students will construct and identify major scale and all forms of the minor scale construct and identify triads and seventh chords in all inversions analyze triads in harmonic context utilizing standard roman-numeral symbols compose music in standard four-part chorale style identify small musical forms demonstrate musical concepts covered in class including scales triads and basic harmonic progression on the keyboard demonstrate an understanding of rhythmic meter and note duration through score analysis and composition. Required for all music majors. 1,3

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • MUSI 1312 - Music Theory II (formerly Freshman MusicTheory)


    CIP Code: 50.09045126
    Credit(s): 3
    The study of analysis and writing of tonal melody and diatonic harmony including all diatonic chords and seventh chords in root position and inversions non-chord tones and functional harmony. Introduction to more complex topics such as modulation may occur. Optional correlated study at the keyboard. Students will construct and identify all triads and seventh chords in root position and inversions properly utilize and identify all non-chord tones analyze harmonic progressions utilizing standard roman-numeral symbols compose original harmonic progressions that properly utilize functional harmony demonstrate on the keyboard musical concepts covered in class including triads in inversions and progressions with non-chord tones demonstrate an understanding of rhythmic meter and note duration through score analysis and composition. 1,3

    Requisite(s): Take MUSI 1311 ;
    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • MUSI 2116 - Sight Singing & Ear Training 3


    CIP Code: 50.0904.5726
    Credit(s): 1
    Singing more difficult tonal music in various clefs aural study including dictation of more complex rhythm melody chromatic harmony and extended tertian structures. 1,3

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • MUSI 2117 - Sight Singing & Ear Training IV


    CIP Code: 50.0904.5726
    Credit(s): 1
    Singing advanced tonal music and introduction of modal and post-tonal melodies. Aural study including dictation of advanced rhythm melody and harmony. 1,3

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • MUSI 2160 - German Diction


    CIP Code: 50.09085326
    Credit(s): 1
    A study of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) and its application to singing in German. Students will identify IPA symbols and their sounds accurately reproduce sounds associated with IPA symbols transcribe texts with appropriate IPA symbols perform songs in German in a way that demonstrates accurate diction. Required for all vocal music majors. 1,3

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • MUSI 2161 - French Diction


    CIP Code: 50.09085326
    Credit(s): 1
    A study of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) and its application to singing in French. Students will identify IPA symbols and their sounds accurately reproduce sounds associated with IPA symbols transcribe texts with appropriate IPA symbols perform songs in French in a way that demonstrates accurate diction. Required for all vocal music majors. 1,3

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • MUSI 2181 - Piano Class III


    CIP Code: 50.09075126
    Credit(s): 1
    Intermediate class instruction of keyboard technique. Students will play additional major and minor scales and arpeggios harmonize melodies using varied accompaniment techniques and perform selected compositions. 1,5

    Faculty Consent: Y
  
  • MUSI 2182 - Piano Class IV


    CIP Code: 50.09075126
    Credit(s): 1
    Advanced class instruction of keyboard technique. Students will demonstrate mastery of scales and chord progressions demonstrate mastery of the harmonization of melodies using varied accompaniment techniques demonstrate competence in various transpositions and perform selected compositions. 1,5

    Faculty Consent: Y
  
  • MUSI 2311 - Music Theory III (formerly AdvancedStudy of Harmony)


    CIP Code: 50.09045226
    Credit(s): 3
    Advanced harmony voice leading score analysis and writing of more advanced tonal harmony including chromaticism and extended-tertian structures. Optional correlated study at the keyboard. Students will construct and identify extended-tertian and chromatic harmonies analyze musical compositions which include various forms of tonal modulation utilizing standard roman-numeral symbols demonstrate proper voice-leading practices through composition in appropriate styles demonstrate concepts covered in class on the keyboard including progressions that utilize modulation demonstrate an understanding of rhythmic meter and note duration through score analysis and composition. 1.3

    Requisite(s): Take MUSI 1312 ;
    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • MUSI 2312 - Music Theory IV (formerly AdvancedStudy of Harmony)


    CIP Code: 50.09045226
    Credit(s): 3
    Continuation of advanced chromaticism and survey of analytical and compositional procedures in post-tonal music. Optional correlated study at the keyboard. Students will construct and identify advanced chromatic harmonies analyze musical compositions that utilize advanced chromatic harmonies and foreign-key modulation techniques analyze musical compositions that utilize a variety of post-tonal practices compose music utilizing appropriate post-tonal practices demonstrate musical concepts covered in class on the keyboard demonstrate an understanding of rhythmic meter and note duration through score analysis and composition. Required for all music majors. 13

    Requisite(s): Take MUSI 2311 ;
    Faculty Consent: N

Non-course Competency Based Reading

  
  • INRW 373 - Basic Integrated Reading and Writing


    CIP Code: 32.01085912
    Credit(s): 3
    This course integrates critical reading and academic writing skills. The course fulfills TSI requirements for reading and/or writing. Students in the course will learn basic sentence and paragraph structure. They will also work on basic reading comprehension skills such as vocabulary main idea supporting details patterns of organization and inference. 1,2,4,6

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • INRW 375 - Integrated Reading and Writing


    CIP Code: 32.01085912
    Credit(s): 3
    This course integrates critical reading and academic writing skills. The course fulfills TSI requirements for reading and/or writing. Students in the course will demonstrate mastery in reading comprehenison skills such as vocabulary main idea supporting details patterns of organization inference author’s purpose and tone and critical thinking. Students will demonsrate proficiency in writing essays. 1,2,4,6

    Faculty Consent: N

Nursing

Non-nursing courses may be taken earlier than the semester in which listed as Corequisite. All nursing courses required admission to the AND Program or Nursing Director approval. All courses must be taken in the prescribed order unless approved by the Nursing Director.

  
  
  • RNSG 1015 - RNSG 1215 Lab


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 0
    RNSG 1215  Lab.

    Requisite(s): Take RNSG 1215  
    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 1105 - Nursing Skills I


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 1
    Study of the concepts and principles necessary to perform basic nursing skills for the adult patient; and demonstrate competence in the performance of nursing procedures. Content includes knowledge judgment skills and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. This course lends itself to a blocked approach. Lab fee required. 1,2,3,4,5

    Requisite(s): Take RNSG 1201  RNSG 1215  RNSG 1309  RNSG 1341  RNSG 1160  and RNSG 1260  
    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 1108 - Dosage Calculations for Nursing


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 1
    Read interpret and solve dosage calculation problems. This course lends itself to either a blocked or integrated approach. 1,3

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 1144 - Nursing Skills II


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 1
    Study of the concepts and principles necessary to perform intermediate or advanced nursing skills for the adult patient; and demonstrate competence in the performance of nursing procedures. Content includes knowledge judgment skills and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. This course lends itself to a blocked approach. Lab fee required. 1,2,3,4,5

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 1146 - Legal and Ethical Issues for Nurses


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 1
    Study of the laws and regulations related to the provision of safe and effective professional nursing care. Content includes confidentiality the Nursing Practice Act professional ethics and healthcare legislation. 1,2,5,6

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 1160 - Clinical - Introduction to NursingNurse (formerly: Intro to Nursing)


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 1
    A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory skills and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. 1,2,3,4,5,6

    Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into the Associate Degree Nursing Program

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 1161 - Clinical- Obstetrics


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 1
    A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory skills and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. 1,2,3,4,5,6

    Requisite(s): Take RNSG 2208  and RNSG 1144  
    Corequisite(s): Take RNSG 1341  
    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 1162 - Clinical- Pediatrics


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 1
    A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory skills and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. 1,2,3,4,5,6

    Requisite(s): Take RNSG 2201  and RNSG 1144  
    Corequisite(s): Take RNSG 1341  
    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 1166 - Practicum - Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 1
    Course Description: Practical general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer college and student. Experiences will occur in a precepted environment caring for a group of patients with multiple problems and acuity. Emphasis will be placed on prioritization and delegation using clinical judgment and best current evidence in the patient-centered care setting. The student will begin to model the role of a professional nurse demonstrating leadership skills and patient advocacy technology and participating in quality improvement related to safety and clinical judgment (0-0-14) End-of-Course Outcomes: As outlined in the learning plan, apply the theory, concepts, and skills involving specialized materials, tools, equipment, procedures, regulations, laws, and interactions within and among political, economic, environmental, social, and legal systems associated with the occupation and the business/industry; and will demonstrate legal and ethical behavior, safety practices, interpersonal and teamwork skills, and appropriate written and verbal communication skills using the terminology of the occupation and the business/industry.
    1.Apply principles of leadership and management of care to ensure safe, quality care for a group of patients.
    2.Delegates appropriate nursing tasks to LVNs and unlicensed personnel using the five rights of delegation and supervision.
    3.Participates in the quality improvement/evidence-based improvement process.
    4.Prioritize care for a group of patients to achieve positive clinical outcomes.
    5.Utilize clinical information systems and technology to promote patient safety for a group of patients.

    Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of previous term courses

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 1193 - Special Topics - Reg’d Nursing


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 1
    Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledges, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. The student will improve test taking skills and critical thinking skills that will enable them to pass NCLEX style exams. They will also learn the most appropriate use of ATI and remediation to help strengthen knowledge n content areas identified as weak. (1-0-0) End-of-Course Outcomes: Learning outcomes/objectives are determined by local occupational need and business and industry trends.
    1. Identify test taking strategies for success in taking NCLEX-style exams.
    2. Explain how to utilize ATI results and remediation to strengthen knowledge and testing skills.
    3. Identify proper medical terminology.
    4. Identify test taking skills for success on NCLEX style exams.

    Prerequisite(s):  Admission to Professional Nursing Program 

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 1201 - Pharmacology (nurs 1201)


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 2
    Course Description: Introduction to the science of pharmacology with emphasis on the actions, interactions, adverse effects, and nursing implications of drug classifications. Content includes the roles and responsibilities of the nurse in safe administration of medications within a legal/ethical framework. This course lends itself to either a blocked or integrated approach. (2-0-0) End-of-Course Outcomes: Identify the roles and responsibilities of the professional nurse in administering pharmacological agents; and explain the safe utilization of medications.
    1. Identify the role and responsibilities of the professional nurse administering pharmacological agents.
    2. Explain the safe utilization of medications.
    3. Identify the actions, interactions, and adverse effects of common drug classifications.
    4. Describe the nursing implications associated with caring for a patients taking common types of drugs.
    5. Perform dosage and calculations for administration of medication. 1,2,5,6

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to Professional Nursing Program Transition Track 

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 1215 - Health Assessment (nurs 1102)


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 2
    Development of skills and techniques required for a comprehensive nursing health assessment within a legal/ethical framework. This course lends itself to a blocked approach. Lab fee required. 1,2,3,4,5,6

    Requisite(s): Take RNSG 1015 
    Corequisite(s): Take SRGT 1505  SRGT 1509  SRGT 1260  SRGT 1541  SRGT 1560  BIOL 2401  BIOL 2402  HPRS 1106 
    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 1260 - Clinical - Basic


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 2
    A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory skills and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. 1,2,3,4,5,6

    Requisite(s): Take RNSG 1105  RNSG 1201  RNSG 1215  and RNSG 1341  
    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 1261 - Clinical - Registered Nurse


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 2
    Course Description: A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. Study of general principles of caring for selected adult clients and families in structured settings with common medical-surgical health care needs related to each body system. Emphasis on knowledge judgment, skills, and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. The student will relate the nursing process to the assessment of common acute and chronic medical-surgical health care needs associated with various body systems.  The student will discuss the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration in planning safe patient centered care.  The student will interpret data using nursing informatics and technology to identify problems, formulate outcomes, and develop plans of care for patients and their families End-of-Course Outcomes: As outlined in the learning plan, apply the theory, concepts, and skills involving specialized materials, tools, equipment, procedures, regulations, laws, and interactions within and among political, economic, environmental, social, and legal systems associated with the occupation and the business/industry; and will demonstrate legal and ethical behavior, safety practices, interpersonal and teamwork skills, and appropriate written and verbal communication skills using the terminology of the occupation and the business/industry.

    1. Describe principles of administration of parenteral medications to adults utilizing the five rights.
    2. Utilize the nursing process in caring for adult medical-surgical patients with common acute and chronic health care problems.
    3. Explain the importance of collaborating with the health care team to plan and provide patient-centered care.
    4. Utilize critical thinking skills in identifying changes in patient conditions.
    5. Apply the use of informatics and technology in researching current care for patients with selected disease processes.
    6. Apply knowledge of cultural differences when planning patient care for adults of all ages. 1,2,3,4,5,6

    Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of previous term courses.

    Requisite(s):    
    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 1262 - Clinical - Registered Nursing


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 2
    Course Description: A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.  In this course the student uses evidence based practice in the provision of patient centered care for adult patients with complex medical and surgical problems.  Students use prioritization and clinical judgment to provide quality patient care for two or more patients, further developing time management and organizational skills.  Evidence based practice is integrated using clinical guidelines and research.  The clinical experience requires students to interpret and communicate key information gathered through the use of technology (0-2-6) End-of-Course Outcomes: As outlined in the learning plan, apply the theory, concepts, and skills involving specialized materials, tools, equipment, procedures, regulations, laws, and interactions within and among political, economic, environmental, social, and legal systems associated with the occupation and the business/industry; and will demonstrate legal and ethical behavior, safety practices, interpersonal and teamwork skills, and appropriate written and verbal communication skills using the terminology of the occupation and the business/industry.

    1. Prioritize patient centered care based on focused assessment of two or more patients in a timely and organized manner.
    2. Using best current evidence, analyze assessment data to identify problems, formulate and evaluate outcomes, and develop and implement plans of care for adult patients with complex health problems and their families.
    3. Utilize clinical judgment in the provision of collaborative patient centered care to culturally diverse patients including age, religion, ethnicity, economics, and gender in a variety of health care settings.
    4. Demonstrate accountability and responsibility in the provision of patient centered care within a legal/ethical framework. 1,2,3,4,5,6

    Prerequisite(s): Traditional: Successful completion of previous term courses. 

    Transition: Admission to the Associate Degree Nursing Transition Program Option

    Faculty Consent: N

  
  • RNSG 1263 - Clinical - Registered Nursing


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 2
    Course Description: A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. In this clinical course the student applies clinical judgment utilizing communication and collaboration with the interdisciplinary team using evidenced-based practice and safety standards in caring for patients including, but not limited to trauma, emergent conditions, multi-organ failure, cardiovascular conditions, and extensive pulmonary problems. The student will demonstrate focused patient-centered care utilizing available technology and informatics in planning, implementing, evaluating, and documenting care within the legal & ethical framework. (0-2-6) End-of-Course Outcomes: As outlined in the learning plan, apply the theory, concepts, and skills involving specialized materials, tools, equipment, procedures, regulations, laws, and interactions within and among political, economic, environmental, social, and legal systems associated with the occupation and the business/industry; and will demonstrate legal and ethical behavior, safety practices, interpersonal and teamwork skills, and appropriate written and verbal communication skills using the terminology of the occupation and the business/industry.
    1. Prioritize patient centered care based on focused assessment of one to four patients depending upon complexity/acuity in a timely and organized manner
    2. Incorporate best current evidence to provide patient-centered care for patients with multi-system and emergent health care problems and their families.
    3. Model clinical judgment in the provision of collaborative patient-centered care to culturally diverse patients including age, religion, ethnicity, economics, and gender in a variety of health care settings
    4. Assume professionalism, accountability and responsibility in the provision of patient-centered care within a legal/ethical framework 1,2,3,4,5,6

    Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of previous term courses. 

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 1301 - Pharmacology


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 3
    Course Description: Introduction to the science of pharmacology with emphasis on the actions, interactions, adverse effects, and nursing implications of drug classifications. Content includes the roles and responsibilities of the nurse in safe administration of medications within a legal/ethical framework. This course lends itself to either a blocked or integrated approach. (3-0-0) End-of-Course Outcomes: Identify the roles and responsibilities of the professional nurse in administering pharmacological agents; and explain the safe utilization of medications.
    1. Identify the role and responsibilities of the professional nurse administering pharmacological agents.
    2. Explain the safe utilization of medications.
    3. Identify the actions, interactions, and adverse effects of common drug classifications.
    4. Describe the nursing implications associated with caring for patients taking common types of drugs.
    5. Perform dosage and calculations for medication administration.

    Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into the Associate Degree Nursing Program

     

    Faculty Consent: N

  
  • RNSG 1309 - Introduction to Nursing


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 3
    Overview of nursing and the role of the professional nurse as provider in patient-centered care patient safety advocate member of the health care team and member of the profession. Content includes knowledge skills and professional values with a legal/ethical framework. This course lends itself to a blocked approach. 1,2,3,4,5,6

    Requisite(s): Take RNSG 1105  RNSG 1201  RNSG 1215  and RNSG 1160  
    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 1341 - Common Concepts of Adult Health


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 3
    Basic integration of the role of the professional nurse as a provider of patient-centered care patient safety advocate member of the health care team and member of the profession. Study of the common concepts of caring for adult patients and families with medical-surgical health care needs related to body systems emphasizing knowledge judgment skills and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. This course lends itself to a blocked approach. 1,2,3,4,5,6

    Requisite(s): Take RNSG 1105  RNSG 1201  RNSG 1215  and RNSG 1260  
    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 1343 - Complex Concept of Adult Health


    CIP Code: 51.1601
    Credit(s): 3
    Integration of previous knowledge and skills related to common adult health needs into the continued development of the professional nurse as a provider or care coordinator of care and member of a profession in the care of adult clients/families in structured health care settings with complex medical-surgical health care needs associated with each body system. Emphasis on knowledge judgments skills and professional values within a legal ethical framework. This course is for nursing transition students. 1,2,3,4,5,6,9,10,11

    Prerequisite(s): RNSG 2307  

    Requisite(s): RNSG 2307  Take RNSG 2362  
    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 1360 - Clinical - Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (formerly:Clinical- Basic)


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 3
    Course Description: A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. A variety of health care settings are utilized to assist in the development of beginning physical ssesasment and psychomotor skills. This course provides hand-on application of skills necessary to deliver basic adult patient care and comfort and administration of non-parenteral medications during each clinical experience. (0-3-9)

      End-of-Course Outcomes: As outlined in the learning plan, apply the theory, concepts, and skills involving specialized materials, tools, equipment, procedures, regulations, laws, and interactions within and among political, economic, environmental, social, and legal systems associated with the occupation and the business/industry; and will demonstrate legal and ethical behavior, safety practices, interpersonal and teamwork skills, and appropriate written and verbal communication skills using the terminology of the occupation and the business/industry.
    1. Administer non-parenteral medication to adult patients utilizing the five rights in a safe manner.
    2. Accurately perform a complete head to toe assessment to differentiate normal findings from health deviations.
    3. Implement measures to promote quality and safe environments for patients, self and others.
    4. Exhibit behaviors identified in the role and score of the professional nurse by maintaining confidentiality, integrity and effective communication.
    5. Provide basic care and comfort to adult patients as assigned, utilizing identified cultural differences among diverse populations including age, religion, ethnicity, economics and gender.
    6. Report data as a partner with the nursing team to identify problems and formulate outcomes and patient-centered plans of care. 1,2,3,4,5,6

    Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into the Associate Degree Nursing Program

    Faculty Consent: N

  
  • RNSG 1361 - Clinical - Complex


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 3
    Basic integration of the role of the professional nurse as a provider of patient-centered care patient safety advocate member of the health care team and member of the profession. Study of the common concepts of caring for adult patients and families with medical-surgical health care needs related to body systems emphasizing knowledge judgment skills and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. This course lends itself to a blocked approach. 1,2,3,4,5,6

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 1412 - Nursing Care of the Childbearing andChildrearing Family


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 4
    Course Description: Study of the concepts related to the provision of nursing care for childbearing and childrearing families; application of systematic problem-solving processes and critical thinking skills, including a focus on the childbearing family during the perinatal periods and the childrearing family from birth to adolescence; and competency in knowledge, judgment, skill, and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. (4-0-0) End-of-Course Outcomes: Examine the roles of the professional nurse in the perinatal and pediatric settings; utilize a systematic problem-solving approach and critical thinking skills when providing nursing care for the childbearing and childrearing family.
    1. Differentiate normal from abnormal assessment data in the women’s health and pediatric patient.
    2. Explain specific pharmacologic implications and administration of medications to obstetrical/gynecological and pediatric patients.
    3. Apply knowledge of cultural concepts related to the obstetrical/gynecological and pediatric patient in a simulated learning experience.
    4. Incorporate findings in nationally recognized women’s health and/or pediatric databases to evaluate evidence-based care.
    5. Evaluate nutritional needs for the growth and development of child bearing and child rearing families.
    6. Explain potential complications of childbearing and collaborative care needed to promote positive outcomes. 1,2,3,4,5

    Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of previous term coursework and acceptance into the Associate Degree Nursing Program options. 

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 1413 - Foundations for Nursing Practice


    Credit(s): 4
    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 1441 - Common Concepts of Adult Health


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 4
    Course Description: Basic integration of the role of the professional nurse as a provider of patient-centered care, patient safety advocate, member of health care team, and member of the profession. Study of the common concepts of caring for adult patients and families with medical-surgical health care needs related to body systems, emphasizing knowledge, judgment, skills, and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. Study of general principles of caring for selected adult clients and families in structured settings with common medical-surgical health care needs related to each body system. Emphasis on knowledge judgment, skills, and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. The student will relate the nursing process to the assessment of common acute and chronic medical-surgical health care needs associated with various body systems.  The student will discuss the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration in planning safe patient centered care.  The student will interpret data using nursing informatics and technology to identify problems, formulate outcomes, and develop plans of care for patients and their families (4-0-0) End-of-Course Outcomes: Explain the roles of the professional nurse in caring for adult patients and families; utilize critical thinking skills and a systematic problem-solving process in providing care for adult patients and families with common health needs.

    1. Describe principles of administration of parenteral medications to adults utilizing the five rights.
    2. Utilize the nursing process in caring for adult medical-surgical patients with common acute and chronic health care problems.
    3. Explain the importance of collaborating with the health care team to plan and provide patient-centered care.
    4. Utilize critical thinking skills in identifying changes in patient conditions.
    5. Apply the use of informatics and technology in researching current care for patients with selected disease processes.
    6. Apply knowledge of cultural differences when planning patient care for adults of all ages. 1,2,3,4,5,6

    Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of previous term courses. 

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 1443 - Complex Concepts of Adult Health


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 4
    Course Description: Integration of previous knowledge and skills related to common adult health needs into the continued development of the professional nurse as a provider of patient-centered care, patient safety advocate, member of health care team, and member of the profession in the care of adult patients and families with complex medical-surgical health care needs associated with body systems. Emphasis on complex knowledge, judgments, skills, and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. This course lends itself to a blocked approach. (4-0-0) End-of-Course Outcomes: Integrate the roles of the professional nurse in the provision of care of adult patients and families; utilize critical thinking skills and a systematic problem-solving process in providing care for adult patients and families with complex health care needs.
    1. Utilize clinical decision making to provide care for adult medical-surgical patients with complex acute and chronic health care problems in simulated learning experiences.
    2. Develop a collaborative patient centered plan of care for adults with complex health problems.
    3. Apply informatics and technology in researching current care for patients with selected complex disease processes.
    4. Apply knowledge of cultural differences when providing patient care for adults of all ages in simulated learning experiences.
    5. Analyze the role of the nurse in achieving positive patient outcomes for adults with complex health problems. 1,2,3,4,5,6

    Prerequisite(s): RNSG: 1441

    Successful completion of previous term courses. 

    Faculty Consent: N

  
  • RNSG 1512 - Nursing Care of the Childbearing And Childrearing Family


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 5
    Study of the concepts related to the provision of nursing care for childbearing and childrearing families; application of systematic problem-solving processes and critical thinking skills including a focus on the childbearing family during the perinatal periods and the childbearing family from birth to adolescence; and competency in knowledge judgment skill and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. This course lends itself to a blocked approach. Lab fee required. 1,2,3,4,5

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 1513 - Foundations for Nursing Practice


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 5
    Course Description: Introduction to the role of the professional nurse as provider of patient-centered care, patient safety advocate, member of health care team, and member of the profession. Content includes fundamental concepts of nursing practice, history of professional nursing, and a systematic framework for decision-making and critical thinking. Emphasis on knowledge, judgment, skills and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. This course lends itself to a blocked approach. (5-0-0) End-of-Course Outcomes: Describe the roles of the nurse in the delivery of health care; use basic nursing skills; apply basic systematic problem-solving skills using critical thinking for clinical decision-making.
    1. Identify principles of non-parenteral medication administration to adult patients utilizing the five rights.
    2. Differentiate normal physical assessment findings from health deviations.
    3. Describe measures to promote quality and safe environment for patients, self and others.
    4. Begin to explain the role and scope of practice of the professional nurse including confidentiality, integrity and effective communication with the health care team.
    5. Describe cultural differences among diverse populations including age, religion, ethnicity, economics and gender identity.
    6. Apply the steps of the nursing process to meet basic care and comfort needs of patients of all ages. 1,2,3,4,5,6

    Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into the Associate Degree Nursing program options

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 2121 - Professional Nursing: Leadership and Management (formerly: Management of Client Care)


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 1
    Exploration of leadership and management principles applicable to the roles of the professional nurse. Includes application of knowledge judgment skills and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. This course lends itself to a blocked approach. 1,2,3,4,5,6

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 2130 - Professional Nursing Review andLicensure Preparation


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 1
    Course Description: Review of concepts required for licensure examination and entry into the practice of professional nursing. Includes review of application process of National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) test plan, assessment of knowledge deficits, and remediation. This course lends itself to either a blocked or integrated approach. Various assessment tools will be used to review and practice for the NCLEX (2-0-0).  End-of-Course Outcomes: Apply knowledge, skills, and understanding of critical concepts required for entry into professional nursing; demonstrate individual competency level applicable to nursing content areas; and exhibit readiness for licensure examination.
    1. Synthesize knowledge for the role of the professional nurse through structured activities such as the capstone and live review.
    2. Evaluate own baseline comprehensive knowledge through computerized testing.
    3. Evaluate own test-taking skills as a basis for remediation and plan of study.
    4. Create an individual plan of study/remediation plan based on knowledge base assessment. 1,2,4,5,6

    Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of previous term courses. 

    Comments: FOR TRANSITION TRACK ONLY. 
    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 2161 - Clinical - Mental Health


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 1
    Course Description: A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. The student applies the principles and concepts of mental health, psychopathology and treatment modalities related to the nursing care of patients and their families. The student utilizes informatics, therapeutic communication, clinical judgment and best current evidence to create a therapeutic milieu to provide appropriate patient-centered care in a variety of health care settings. (0-0-3) End-of-Course Outcomes: As outlined in the learning plan, apply the theory, concepts, and skills involving specialized materials, tools, equipment, procedures, regulations, laws, and interactions within and among political, economic, environmental, social, and legal systems associated with the occupation and the business/industry; and will demonstrate legal and ethical behavior, safety practices, interpersonal and teamwork skills, and appropriate written and verbal communication skills using the terminology of the occupation and the business/industry.
    1. Utilize critical thinking and clinical judgment to provide nursing care for psychiatric patients in a variety of health care settings.
    2. Demonstrate appropriate therapeutic communication skills for a diverse group of patients with various psychiatric health problems in a variety of health care settings.
    3. Apply current evidence-based findings to improve psychiatric patient-centered care.
    4. Collaborates with patients/families/interdisciplinary health care team for the planning, delivery and evaluation of care in the psychiatric patient in a variety health care settings.
    5. As a patient advocate, assume accountability and responsibility in the delivery of nursing care for psychiatric patients and their families. 1,2,4,5,6

    Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of previous term courses. 

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 2162 - Clinical - Transition


    Credit(s): 1
    A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory skills and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. 1,2,5,6,7,10,11

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 2163 - Clinical - Management


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 1
    A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory skills and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. 1,2,3,4,5,6

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 2201 - Care of Children & Families


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 2
    Study of concepts related to the profession of nursing care for children and their families emphasizing judgment and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. This course lends itself to a blocked approach. 1,2,3,4,5,6

    Requisite(s): Take RNSG 1162  and RNSG 1144  
    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 2207 - Adaption to Role of Professional Nurse(formerly:transition to Nursg Practice)


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 2
    Course Description: Selected concepts related to the role of the professional nurse as a provider of patient-centered care, patient safety advocate, member of health care team, and member of the profession. Review of trends and issues impacting nursing and health care today and in the future. Topics includes knowledge, judgment, skill, and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. (2-0-0) End-of-Course Outcomes: Analyze self-practice in relation to the roles of the professional nurse; use critical thinking and a systematic problem-solving process for providing comprehensive care; examine factors impacting nursing and healthcare; analyze behaviors and attitudes of the nurse that facilitate adaptation to a changing environment.
    1. Examine factors that impact nursing and health care.
    2. Differentiate roles and skills of the licensed vocational nurse (LVN) and registered nurse (RN).
    3. Explain how critical thinking skills are used to apply the steps of the nursing process to provide comprehensive patient care to a diverse population.
    4. Utilize current evidence to support selected nursing practices. 1,2,3,4,5

    Prerequisite(s): Admission to Professional Nursing Program Transition program option. 

     

    Comments: FOR TRANSITION STUDENTS ONLY
    Faculty Consent: N

  
  • RNSG 2208 - Maternal/Newborn Nursing & Women’s Health


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 2
    Concepts related to nursing care for childbearing families and women?s health issues. Content includes knowledge skills and professional values within a legal/ethical framework including a focus on normal and high-risk needs for the childbearing family during preconception prenatal intrapartum neonatal and postpartum periods and consideration of selected issues of women?s health. This course lends itself to a blocked approach. Lab fee required. 1,2,3,4,5,6

    Requisite(s): Take RNSG_1161 and RNSG_1144
    Corequisite(s): Take CLSC_1500 Take CIS_2408
    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 2213 - Mental Health Nursing


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 2
    Course Description: Principles and concepts of mental health, psychopathology, and treatment modalities related to the nursing care of patients and their families. This course lends itself to a blocked approach. (2-0-0) End-of-Course Outcomes: Explain the roles of the professional nurse in caring for patients and families experiencing mental health problems; use therapeutic communication; utilizes critical thinking skills and a systematic problem-solving process for providing care to patients and families experiencing mental health problems.
    1. Utilize critical thinking to determine the health status and needs of psychiatric patients and their families.
    2. Differentiate appropriate patterns and modes of therapeutic communication for patients with various psychiatric health problems.
    3. Correlate current literature and implications of research findings to improve psychiatric patient care based on evidence based practice.
    4. Explain the importance of collaboration with the health care team utilizing therapeutic interventions to provide patient centered care.
    5. Delineate the role of the nurse in providing accountable and responsible quality nursing care as a patient advocate.
    6. Design a collaborative patient-centered plan of care to manage the health status and needs of psychiatric patients and their families. 1,2,3,4,5,6

    Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of previous term courses. 

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 2221 - Professional Nursing: LeadershipAnd Management


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 2
    Course Description: Exploration of leadership and management principles applicable to the roles of the professional nurse. Includes application of knowledge, judgment, skills, and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. This course lends itself to a blocked approach. (2-0-0) End-of-Course Outcomes: Analyze the roles of the professional nurse within a health care delivery system; apply principles leadership and management utilizing a systematic problem-solving process and critical thinking skills to plan care for patients and their families; examine the factors impacting nursing and healthcare.
    1. Explain the role of the professional nurse as leader, coordinator, and management of patient care working in a diverse population
    2. Analyze the impact of health care regulations and finance on nursing practice.
    3. Evaluate strategies for conflict management in health care settings.
    4. Apply the five rights of delegation and supervision in simulated learning experiences.
    5. Evaluate the quality improvement process to achieve positive clinical outcomes for patients of all ages and gender.
    6. Discuss the importance of lifelong learning and development for professional nurses.
    7. Evaluate the role of the nurse and the nursing profession in impacting legislation and health policy. 1,2,3,4,5,6

    Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of previous term coursework. 

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 2230 - Professional Nursing Review andLicensure Preparation


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 2
    Course Description: Review of concepts required for licensure examination and entry into the practice of professional nursing. Includes application process of National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) test plan, assessment of knowledge deficits and remediation. Various assessment tools will be used to review and practice for the NCLEX (2-0-0).  End-of-Course Outcomes: Apply knowledge, skills, and understanding of critical concepts required for entry into professional nursing; demonstrate individual competency level applicable to nursing content areas; and exhibit readiness for licensure examination.
    1. Synthesize knowledge for the role of the professional nurse through structured activities such as the ATI capstone and ATI live review.
    2. Evaluate own baseline comprehensive knowledge through computerized testing.
    3. Evaluate own test-taking skills as a basis for remediation and plan of study.
    4. Create an individual plan of study/remediation plan based on knowledge base assessment. 1,2,4,5,6

    Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of previous term courses. 

     

    Faculty Consent: N

  
  • RNSG 2260 - Clinical - Transition II


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 2
    A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory skills and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. 1,2,3,4,5,6

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 2260 - Clinical-Obstetrics


    Credit(s): 2
    A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory skills and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 2261 - Clinical - Transition II


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 2
    A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory skills and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11

    Comments: This clinical course formerly Clinical-Pediatrics offered Fall 2003 Spring 2004 Fall 2004 Spring 2005 Fall 2005 Spring 2006 Fall 2006 Spring 2007 Summer II 2007 and Fall 2007.
    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 2262 - Clinical-Advanced


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 2
    A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory skills and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. 1,2,3,4,5,6

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 2263 - Clinical - Ob/Pedi


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 2
    Course Description: A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. In this clinical course the student will participate in the collaborative, patient-centered care of the maternal/child patient.  A variety of inpatient and outpatient settings will be utilized to present opportunities to provide and observe care for the pediatric patient and obstetrical/gynecological patient.  The student will utilize patient care technologies including but not limited to electronic documentation and information systems and fetal monitoring. (0-2-6) End-of-Course Outcomes: As outlined in the learning plan, apply the theory, concepts, and skills involving specialized materials, tools, equipment, procedures, regulations, laws, and interactions within and among political, economic, environmental, social, and legal systems associated with the occupation and the business/industry; and will demonstrate legal and ethical behavior, safety practices, interpersonal and teamwork skills, and appropriate written and verbal communication skills using the terminology of the occupation and the business/industry.

    1. Perform focused assessments on the obstetrical/gynecological and pediatric patients and utilize data to drive patient care.
    2. Administer medication to the obstetrical/gynecological and pediatric patient using the “5 rights of medication safety”.
    3. Use collaboration with patients, families and inter-professional healthcare team to provide patient/family centered care to a variety of patients from differing age groups, religions, ethnicities, economic situations, and genders.
    4. Assimilate the use of technology in the form of information systems and patient care tools into the planning, delivery, and evaluation of patient care. 1,2,3,4,5,6

    Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of previous term coursework

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 2307 - Transition to Nursing Practice


    CIP Code: 51.1601
    Credit(s): 3
    Introduction to selected concepts related to the role of the professional nurse as a provider of care coordinator of care and member of a profession. Review of trends and issues impacting nursing and health care today and in the future. Topics include knowledge judgment skill and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. Lab fee required. 1,2,3,4,5,6,8,9,10,11

    Requisite(s): Take RNSG 1201  
    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 2331 - Advanced Concepts of Adult Health


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 3
    Course Description: Application of advanced concepts and skills for the development of the professional nurse’s roles in caring for adult patients and families involving multipel body systems. Emphasis on advanced knowledge, judgment, skills, and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. Emphasis is placed on caring for patients with life-threatening disease processes, emergent trauma-related injuries and patient-centered care. (3-0-0) End-of-Course Outcomes: Prioritize the roles of the professional nurse in the provision of care for adult patients and families; develop a plan of care; and evaluate care for adult patients and families with advanced health care needs.
    1. Utilize clinical judgment to provide care for adult medical-surgical patients with multi-system and emergent health problems in simulated learning experiences.
    2. Implement a collaborative patient centered plan of care for adults with multi-system and emergent health problems in simulated learning experiences.
    3. Analyze assessment data using informatics and technology to research best practices in caring for patients with selected multi-system and emergent disease processes.
    4. Distinguish cultural differences when providing patient care for adults with multi-system and emergent health care problems in simulated learning experiences.
    5. Model the role of the nurse in achieving positive patient outcomes for adults with multi-system and emergent health care problems in simulated learning experiences 1,2,3,4,5,6

    Prerequisite(s): RNSG: 1443

    Successful completion of previous term courses. 

    Requisite(s):  

     
    Faculty Consent: N

  
  • RNSG 2360 - Clinical - Transition II Nurs2808


    CIP Code: 51.1601
    Credit(s): 3
    A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory skills and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. 1,2,3,4,5,6,8,9,10,11

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 2362 - Clinical - Transition


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 3
    A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory skills and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • RNSG 2363 - Clinical Obstetrics/Pediatrics Nurse (formerly: Clinical- Transition Nurse III )


    CIP Code: 51.3801
    Credit(s): 3
    A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory skills and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. Lab fee required. 1,2,3,4,5,6

    Faculty Consent: N

Occupational Safety & Health Technology

  
  • EPCT 1301 - Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response Training


    CIP Code: 15.0507
    Credit(s): 3
    Minimum certification requirements in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) for a hazardous waste site worker as found in 29 CFR-1910.120 and 40 CFR-264.16.

    Faculty Consent: N
  
  • EPCT 1313 - Contingency Planning


    CIP Code: 15.0507
    Credit(s): 3
     An introduction to the development of an emergency response contingency plan for a facility or community. Emphasis on analyzing the hazards, writing and implementing the contingency plans, and evaluating the effectiveness of the contingency plan.

    Faculty Consent: N
 

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