Nursing (RNSG)

RNSG 1140

Professional Nursing Skills for Articulating Students

CRT HRS:1   LEC HRS:0   LAB HRS:4   OTH HRS:0

This course covers demonstration of professional nursing skills and procedures; and utilize critical thinking skills in a systematic problem-solving process. Content includes knowledge, judgment, skills, and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. This course lends itself to either a blocked or integrated approach.

Prerequisite: BIOL 2401 and BIOL 2402; or administrative approval.

RNSG 1144

Nursing Skills II

CRT HRS:1   LEC HRS:0   LAB HRS:3   OTH HRS:0

This course is a 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. Topics that will be covered include knowledge, judgment, skills and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. This course lends itself to a blocked approach.

Prerequisite: RNSG 1513, RNSG 1205, RNSG 1262, RNSG 1300, or administrative approval.

RNSG 1162

Transition Clinical

CRT HRS:1   LEC HRS:0   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:4

This course is a health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized nursing theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.

Prerequisite: Admission to ADN Transition Option Track with an unencumbered LVN license.

RNSG 1205

Nursing Skills I

CRT HRS:2   LEC HRS:1   LAB HRS:4   OTH HRS:0

This course is a study of the concepts and principles essential to perform basic nursing skills for the adult patient and to demonstrate competence in the performance of nursing procedures. Topics include knowledge, judgment, skills, and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. This course lends itself to a blocked approach.

Prerequisite: Admission to the Professional Nursing Program or administrative approval.

RNSG 1209

Introduction to Nursing

CRT HRS:2   LEC HRS:2   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:0

This course offers an overview of nursing and the role of the professional nurse as a provider of patient-centered care, patient safety advocate, coordinator of care, member of the health care team, and member of the profession. Topics include knowledge, judgment, skills and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. This course lends itself to a blocked approach.

Prerequisite: TSI complete and an ACT composite score of 19 and approval of the ADN faculty only.

RNSG 1262

Clinical I

CRT HRS:2   LEC HRS:0   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:8

This course is 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.

Prerequisite: Admission to ADN Program and RNSG 1209.

RNSG 1300

Health Assessment Across the Lifespan

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:0

This course covers development of skills and techniques required for a comprehensive nursing health assessment of patients across the lifespan. Includes assessment of patients' health promotion and maintenance, illness and injury prevention and restoration, and application of the nursing process within a legal/ethical framework. This course lends itself to either a blocked or integrated approach.

Prerequisite: TSI Complete, HESI A2 complete with required score; or administrative approval.

RNSG 1341

Common Concepts of Adult Health

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:0

This course covers the 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. Students will study the general principles of caring for selected adult patients and families in structured settings with common medical-surgical health care needs related to each body system. Emphasis will be on knowledge, judgment, skills, and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. This course lends itself to a blocked approach.

Prerequisite: RNSG 1300, RNSG 1513, RNSG 1262, RNSG 1205 or administrative approval.

RNSG 1343

Complex Concepts of Adult Health

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:0

This course covers 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.

Prerequisite: RNSG 1144, RNSG 1341, RNSG 2161, PSYC 2301, RNSG 1417, RNSG 1140, RNSG 1162, RNSG 2213 and RNSG 2162; or administrative approval.

RNSG 1412

Nursing Care of the Childbearing and Childrearing Family

CRT HRS:4   LEC HRS:4   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:0

Concepts and principles of professional nursing 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 preconception, prenatal, antipartum, neonatal, and postpartum periods and the childrearing family from birth to adolescence. It includes competency in knowledge, judgment, skill, and professional values within a legal/ethical framework is examined. Clinical co-requisite recommended.

Prerequisite: Admission to the ADN program or administrative approval.

RNSG 1417

Concepts of Professional Nursing Practice I for Articulating Students

CRT HRS:4   LEC HRS:4   LAB HRS:1   OTH HRS:0

This course provides the articulating student paramedic the opportunity to examine the role of the professional nurse; make application of a systematic problem solving process and critical thinking skills which includes a focus on the adult population in selected settings; and competency in knowledge, judgment, nursing skills, and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. This course lends itself to either a blocked or integrated approach.

Prerequisite: Admission to the Associate Degree Nursing Paramedic to RN Option Track with a non-encumbered paramedic license; Administrative approval.

RNSG 1513

Foundations for Nursing Practice

CRT HRS:5   LEC HRS:5   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:0

This course provides an introduction to the role of the professional nurse as a provider of patient-centered care, coordinator of care, patient safety advocate, member of the health care team, and member of the profession. Topics include but are not limited to the fundamental concepts of nursing practice, history of professional nursing, a systematic framework for decision making and critical thinking, mechanisms of disease, the needs and problems that nurses help patients manage, and basic psychomotor skills. Emphasis is placed on knowledge, judgment, skills, and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. This course lends itself to a blocked approach.

Prerequisite: Admission to the ADN program and RNSG 1209.

RNSG 2161

Clinical - Medical/Surgical

CRT HRS:1   LEC HRS:0   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:6

This course is 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.

Prerequisite: Admission to the ADN program; RNSG 1300, RNSG 1513, RNSG 1262, RNSG 1205 or administrative approval.

RNSG 2162

Clinical - Mental Health

CRT HRS:1   LEC HRS:0   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:6

This course is 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.

Prerequisite: Admission to the ADN program; BIOL 2401, RNSG 1513, RNSG 1262, RNSG 1205 or Administrative approval.

RNSG 2163

Clinical IV

CRT HRS:1   LEC HRS:0   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:6

This course is 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.

Prerequisite: RNSG 2260.

RNSG 2213

Mental Health Nursing

CRT HRS:2   LEC HRS:2   LAB HRS:1   OTH HRS:0

This course will cover the principles and concepts of mental health, psychopathology, and treatment modalities related to the nursing care of clients and their families. This course lends itself to a blocked approach.

Prerequisite: BIOL 2401, RNSG 1513, RNSG 1262, RNSG 1205, or administrative approval.

RNSG 2221

Professional Nursing: Leadership and Management

CRT HRS:2   LEC HRS:2   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:0

This course is an exploration of leadership and management principles applicable to the role of the professional nurse as a provider of care, coordinator of care, and member of the profession. It will include application of knowledge, judgment, skills, and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. This course lends itself to a blocked approach.

Prerequisite: RNSG 2260 or administrative approval.

RNSG 2260

Clinical - Pediatrics/Maternal/Infant

CRT HRS:2   LEC HRS:0   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:8

This course is 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.

Prerequisite: Admission to the ADN program; BIOL 2402, RNSG 2213, RNSG 1341, RNSG 2162, RNSG 2161, RNSG 1144 or administrative approval.

RNSG 2331

Advanced Concepts of Adult Health

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:1   OTH HRS:0

This course includes the application of advanced concepts and skills for the development of the professional nurse's role in complex nursing situations with adult patients and families with complex health needs that involve multiple body systems alterations in intermediate and critical care settings. Emphasis will be placed on advanced knowledge, judgment, skills and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. This course lends itself to a blocked approach.

Prerequisite: RNSG 2260 or administrative approval.

RNSG 2361

Clinical - Complex Medical Surgical

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:0   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:9

This course 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.

Prerequisite: RNSG 1144, RNSG 1341, RNSG 2161, PSYC 2301, RNSG 1417, RNSG 1140, RNSG 1162, RNSG 2213 and RNSG 2162; or administrative approval.

RNSG 2363

Clinical V

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:0   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:10

This course is 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. .

Prerequisite: RNSG 1412, RNSG 2361, RNSG 1343 and RNSG 2260.