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This course will serve as the orientation demonstration of Moodle for General Education students.

Through a lens of cultural identities and diversity, students will explore the modes of discourse by reading and analyzing contemporary critical discourse. English 111 will guide students through invention, research, writing, and revision methods in order to develop rhetorical skills including description, narration, explanation, research, and documentation. Students completing this course should be able to compose descriptive, researched, and documented essays (of at least 1,000 words) demonstrating the conventions of standard written English and manuscript presentation.

This course surveys the basic concepts of psychology, including physiology, learning, perception, motivation, human development, personality, adjustment, and abnormal behavior.  Attention is focused on the mastery of basic concepts and theories, along with the supporting research and application.  In addition, this course examines individuals in social contexts, social roles and group behavior.

The Humanities examines the human cultural experience, including art, philosophy, and religion.  This course presents a variety of theories and factors impacting cultural competence and familiarizes the student in cultural diversity and Heritage consistency.  Students explore health variants and evaluate the ways in which they may influence assessment and health care of diverse populations.  Modern healthcare delivery and illness in selected populations are examined.  The course will examine spirituality, community, personal and family relationships, and education through the lenses of cross-cultural holistic health and healing practices.  Students will advance personal cultural competence skills and address their own assumptions and beliefs associated with cultural diversity.

This course reviews and develops computational skills involving operations and applications of whole numbers, integers, and rational numbers.  An introduction to the areas of algebra, geometry, statistics, and graphical interpretation are included.  The course is designed to satisfy the requirement of college level math indicated for medical programs.

BIO 141: Anatomy and Physiology 1                                 4 Credit Hours

 

This lecture and lab course will focus on the structure and function of the human body.  Students preparing for the health professions will understand structural system components and functions of body systems that maintain and support the human body for integration in respective nursing and allied health programs. Topics include: cells, tissues, organ systems, the nervous system, skeletal system, muscular system, integumentary, circulation, and respiration.  The laboratory component is presented in class and online using active learning and online technology.  (3 hours lecture, 1 hour lab). 

Course Pre-Requisite: None 

 BIO 142: Anatomy and Physiology II                  4 Credit Hours

This lecture and lab course builds on BIO 141 and will focus on the structure and function of the human body through a body systems perspective. Students preparing for the health professions will continue their understanding of maintaining the body, regulating the body, the biological process and mechanisms of disease for application in nursing and allied health courses.  Topics include: the lymphatic, digestive, urinary, endocrine, reproductive systems and the physiological balance within the human body. The culmination of this course includes an epidemiology project pertaining to current public health issues seen in healthcare today.  The laboratory component is presented in class and online using active learning and online technology. (3 hours lecture, 1 hour lab).

 

Course Pre-Requisite: BIO 141

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This course will serve as the orientation package for the Medical Massage Therapy program.

Professional foundations and ethics provide the background for understanding key concepts, issues, legal and ethical considerations in the field of massage therapy today.  Topics include boundaries, the therapeutic relationship, ethical touch, ethical business practice, communication skills, and confidentiality.

Professional foundations and ethics provide the background for understanding key concepts, issues, legal and ethical considerations in the field of massage therapy today.  Topics include boundaries, the therapeutic relationship, ethical touch, ethical business practice, communication skills, and confidentiality.

This course presents a thorough study of origins, insertions, and actions of the shoulder, spine/thorax muscles to include head, face and neck.  It provides a deeper understanding of the function of muscles and how they relate to movement.

This course presents a thorough study of origins, insertions, and actions of the shoulder, spine/thorax muscles to include head, face and neck.  It provides a deeper understanding of the function of muscles and how they relate to movement.

This course will give the student an overview of the integral workings of the human body and the mechanisms of health and disease. The regions, organs and cavities will be covered.  Medical terminology relating to the body’s systems will be introduced. Anatomical position, terms and meanings will be covered.  The integumentary system, the body as a whole, the skeletal systems including the joints and the anatomy of the muscular system will be explored.

This course will give the student an overview of the integral workings of the human body and the mechanisms of health and disease. The regions, organs and cavities will be covered.  Medical terminology relating to the body’s systems will be introduced. Anatomical position, terms and meanings will be covered.  The integumentary system, the body as a whole, the skeletal systems including the joints and the anatomy of the muscular system will be explored.

This course presents the history, requirements for practice of massage; the effects, benefits, indications and contraindications of massage, equipment and products, sanitary and safety practices, classification of massage movements, application of massage techniques, procedure for a complete body massage.   Attention is given to the technical aspects of massage, including the use of proper body mechanics and equipment.  Proper preparation for massage, including presenting a professional environment, will be established and practiced in lab.  Massage manipulations and techniques will be introduced, developed and practiced in lab. 

This course presents the history, requirements for practice of massage; the effects, benefits, indications and contraindications of massage, equipment and products, sanitary and safety practices, classification of massage movements, application of massage techniques, procedure for a complete body massage.   Attention is given to the technical aspects of massage, including the use of proper body mechanics and equipment.  Proper preparation for massage, including presenting a professional environment, will be established and practiced in lab.  Massage manipulations and techniques will be introduced, developed and practiced in lab.

This course will give the student an overview on the basics of Chinese Medicine and Eastern Thought as related to the massage field.  Concepts and basics of modalities with Eastern Thought origins will be introduced, including Acupuncture, Moxibustion, Tuina, Qigong, and Zen Shiatsu.  The Hindu practice of Ayurveda will be introduced as well as techniques such as Garshan, Abhyanga, Shirodhara, and balancing of the chakras. 

This course will give the student an overview on the basics of Chinese Medicine and Eastern Thought as related to the massage field.  Concepts and basics of modalities with Eastern Thought origins will be introduced, including acupuncture, moxibustion, Tuina, Qigong, and Zen Shiatsu.  The Hindu practice of Ayurveda will be introduced as well as techniques such as garshan, Abhyanga, Shirodhara, and balancing of the chakras.

This course will give the student a foundation in clinical massage approaches and techniques integrating anatomy and treatment. A review of massage basics, tools and techniques are provided. Assessment approaches and procedures will be covered as well as clinical note taking. i.e. S.O.A.P. notes. Health, fire and safety measures are emphasized in each course of the program.

This course will give the student a foundation in clinical massage approaches and techniques integrating anatomy and treatment. A review of massage basics, tools and techniques are provided. Assessment approaches and procedures will be covered as well as clinical note taking. i.e. S.O.A.P. notes.

This course will give the student an overview of the integral workings of the human body. The student will continue the study of anatomical systems. Biomechanics basics will be introduced. The cardiovascular, lymphatic, immune, respiratory, digestive, urinary, nervous, endocrine and reproductive systems and their pathological conditions will be covered.

This course will prepare the students for successful completion of the MBLEx examination for state certification.  We will review anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, ethics, business, massage theory and application.  MassagePrep will be used in conjunction with lecture to ensure adequate preparation.

This course will review myofascial pain and connective tissue dysfunctions.Trigger Point Therapy will be explored.  CPR certification will be obtained.  This course includes forty hours of externship performed at a local medical/rehabilitation facility.

This clinic will provide the students with practical application of everything they have learned.  The students will participate in all aspects of a massage business.  They will set and follow up appointments, work on advertising and provide massage therapy for outside clients.  The students will be supervised by an instructor.

This course continues to present complimentary therapeutic approaches.  The techniques will be practiced and refined in the lab.  Students will be exposed to different modalities of treatment and how to incorporate them into an overall treatment plan. Attention is paid to dealing with special populations like pregnant clients, athletes and the elderly.

The success of a massage therapy practice rests on an understanding of sound business principles. This course covers basic business planning skills, massage practice start-up requirements, and legal insurance considerations. The options of working as a business owner, independent contractor, or as an employee are discussed.

This course presents a thorough study of origins, insertions, and actions of the forearm/hand region and the lower limb.  It provides a deeper understanding of the function of muscles and how they relate to movement.

This clinic will provide the students with practical application of everything they have learned.  The students will participate in all aspects of a massage business.  They will set and follow up appointments, work on advertising and provide massage therapy for outside clients.  The students will be supervised by an instructor.

This course will review myofascial pain and connective tissue dysfunctions.Trigger Point Therapy will be explored.  CPR certification will be obtained.  This course includes forty hours of externship performed at a local medical/rehabilitation facility.

This course will prepare the students for successful completion of the MBLEx examination for state certification.  We will review anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, ethics, business, massage theory and application.  MassagePrep will be used in conjunction with lecture to ensure adequate preparation.

This course continues to present complimentary therapeutic approaches.  The techniques will be practiced and refined in the lab.  Students will be exposed to different modalities of treatment and how to incorporate them into an overall treatment plan. Attention is paid to dealing with special populations like pregnant clients, athletes and the elderly.

The success of a massage therapy practice rests on an understanding of sound business principles. This course covers basic business planning skills, massage practice start-up requirements, and legal insurance considerations. The options of working as a business owner, independent contractor, or as an employee are discussed.

This course presents a thorough study of origins, insertions, and actions of the forearm/hand region and the lower limb.  It provides a deeper understanding of the function of muscles and how they relate to movement.

This course will give the student an overview of the integral workings of the human body.  The student will continue the study of anatomical systems.  Biomechanics basics will be introduced.  The cardiovascular, lymphatic, immune, respiratory, digestive, urinary, nervous, endocrine and reproductive systems and their pathological conditions will be covered.

This course is an introduction and study of the basic aseptic and infection control practices, sterilization procedures, OSHA guidelines, and hazard control. Vital signs, assisting with physical exams, and taking medical histories are studied and practiced. Blood specimen collection procedures are studied with the practice of capillary collection and venipuncture collection methods. Basic hematology is studied and analyzed with practice in hematology skills, including erythrocyte sedimentation rate, hematocrit, white blood cell count, and peripheral blood smear. Blood chemistries are discussed and blood glucose is performed and practiced. Other laboratory procedures for the medical office are studied, including microbiology with culture specimen collection and urinalysis.
This course is a concentration of the mathematical process of medication distribution and administration. Emphasis is placed on accuracy in mathematics and dosage calculation skills necessary for safe preparation and administration of medication to the adult and pediatric patient.
This course is a study and practice of electrocardiography, the administration of medication, injection techniques, assisting with minor surgical procedures, and the identification of surgical instruments. First aid procedures are studied and practiced, and a course for CPR is presented.
This course presents a detailed explanation of drugs, drug classification and identification, routes of administration, drug actions and adverse reactions. Emphasis is placed on legislation relating to drugs, drug references, basic principles for the administration of medication and universal and standard precautions.
This course will prepare the student for entry into the medical community. Students will utilize administrative and clinical medical office skills previously taught in the Medical Assisting program. Emphasis will be placed on customer service, professional dress and an overall review of the basic skills needed to perform satisfactorily at the externship site. The primary focus is to prepare the students for certification examination.
This course is a practical application of general administrative and clinical skills in an ambulatory care setting. The clinical portion of the course is designed to provide the student with a well-rounded practical experience in an actual workplace setting.
This course will introduce the student to resume writing, job search techniques and interviewing skills. All students will participate in this course prior to graduation.

This course is designed to provide a review of information learned in NSG 100 Introduction to Nursing. Topics that will be discussed include critical thinking, math for nursing and allied health students, communication and study skills.

This course outlines Moodle's features by providing examples of activities and resources.
Transitional Nursing introduces the role of the registered nurse through concepts and skill development. This course serves as a bridge course for licensed practical nurses to review the critical core areas needed for transitioning into the practice of a registered nurse. Math computational skills and basic computer instruction related to the delivery of nursing care are included. Fundamentals and Nutritional therapy will be reviewed. Communication strategies and differences of roles of the LPN and RN will be emphasized.
Introduction to Nursing focuses on the student as learner and on the transition into the beginning registered nurse role. The importance of organization, time management, effective study skills, test-taking strategies, cultural diversity, and communication skills are emphasized. Maslows hierarchy of human needs and the systematic problem-solving approach are introduced as the organizational framework to identify, prioritize, and integrate human needs into the delivery of nursing care. Attention is given to the historical development, current trends, cultural and spiritual aspects of nursing care, and legal aspects of nursing. These principles will show how nursing can serve the client and his family, as well as the community. In addition, introduction to computer skills and math will be integrated to prepare the student for future objectives. The licensure requirements will be addressed.
Principles of Nutrition emphasizes the basic foundations of nutrition and the interrelationship with optimal health. Nutrients, their sources, functions, basic requirements, and an overview of clinical diets are included in relationship with certain pathophysiology problems encountered in nursing. This knowledge will serve as a basis for the application of diet therapy to the nursing needs of the patient.
Communication Skills is designed to help students develop these skills in the nurse-client relationship. It reviews therapeutic communication strategies as well as barriers in the communication process. It explores intercultural communication as well as communications with different groups, genders and clients with special needs. It also emphasizes the communication process with other professionals, lifes losses, and documentation in the electronic age.
Fundamentals of Nursing focuses on identifying, prioritizing, and integrating the hierarchy of basic human needs throughout the lifespan. Transcultural nursing concepts are introduced. Systemic problem-solving approach provides the organizational framework for a holistic approach to nursing care. Through theory and lab, this course introduces the principles and cognitive and motor skills essential to nursing practice. This includes: communication, the systematic problem-solving approach, vital signs, health assessment, body mechanics, aseptic techniques, client safety, nutritional needs, and care for adults of varying cultural and developmental stages.
Pharmacology is designed to give the student an understanding of principles of pharmacology and specific drug groups using the prototypical approach and emphasizing physiological classifications and generic nomenclature. Discussion of specific physiological drug groups will be organized according to their use in treating alteration in activity-exercise, sleep-rest, elimination, cognitive-perceptual, nutritional-metabolic, and self-perception-self concept dimensions. The nursing process is applied to the administration of medication, and emphasizes identifying the altered health pattern for which the medication is administered, promoting and monitoring therapeutic effect, observing for and minimizing adverse effects, and evaluating the effectiveness of drug therapy. Drug dosage calculation will be emphasized. Lab will enhance the students ability to apply these principles through hands-on experience with enteral, parenteral, and cutaneous routes.
Adult Nursing I is designed to develop the students knowledge of etiology, symptoms, prescribed treatment, and use of the nursing process in selected disorders. Disorders to be included are: stress adaptation and pain, death and dying, fluid and electrolytes, and shock, as well as the diseases of the respiratory, renal, cardiac, and the gastrointestinal systems. Geriatric considerations are integrated throughout the course. Lab will have various applications of the skills necessary to perform nursing tasks in these medical surgical areas.
Maternity Nursing Clinical provides supervised clinical experiences to build upon the theoretical/lab knowledge base of Specialized Populations I: Maternity. Opportunities are provided to the student to be able to provide care to the mother in the hospital during labor,delivery, and puerperium along with newborn care. Abnormal conditions of pregnancy and disorders of the newborn are presented and experiences completed.
Adult Nursing 2 is designed to develop the students knowledge of etiology, symptoms, prescribed treatment, and use of the nursing process for selected disorders of the integumentary, hematological/peripheral vascular diseases, lymphatic, neurological, sensory, musculoskeletal, endocrine and reproductive systems. The geriatric considerations are integrated throughout the course. Lab will have various applications of the skills necessary to perform nursing tasks in these medical surgical areas.
Specialized populations is designed to provide the students with the knowledge, understanding and nursing skills related to phases of childbearing including the welfare and care of the neonate and other family members. Care of well and sick children and other family members needs related to those specific conditions are addressed. Principles of prenatal, perinatal, postnatal, and neonatal care as well as care given during labor, delivery, and puerperium are examined. Newborn care and assessment are explored. Abnormal conditions of pregnancy, infants and children and disorders of the newborn are discussed and experiences provided via simulation and lab. This unit builds upon previous concepts of developmental theory and provides the basis for the clinical experience. The concept of child abuse will be given particular attention as well as the legal aspect of recognizing and reporting abuse and coordinating with community resources. Math calculations for the specialized populations are emphasized.
Specialized populations is designed to provide the students with the knowledge, understanding and nursing skills related to phases of childbearing including the welfare and care of the neonate and other family members. Care of well and sick children and other family members needs related to those specific conditions are addressed. Principles of prenatal, perinatal, postnatal, and neonatal care as well as care given during labor, delivery, and puerperium are examined. Newborn care and assessment are explored. Abnormal conditions of pregnancy, infants and children and disorders of the newborn are discussed and experiences provided via simulation and lab. This unit builds upon previous concepts of developmental theory and provides the basis for the clinical experience. The concept of child abuse will be given particular attention as well as the legal aspect of recognizing and reporting abuse and coordinating with community resources. Math calculations for the specialized populations are emphasized.
Psychiatric Nursing via theory/lab focuses on the principles and concepts of mental health, psychopathology, and treatment modalities related to the nursing care of clients and their families. Alterations in the functional health pattern of cognition-perception, and the nurses role in promoting mental health and coordinating community services are emphasized. Common alterations in the cognition-perceptual pattern including chemical dependency, violence, abuse, anxiety, psychosis, and organic conditions affecting cognition are studied.
Organizational Management provides the managerial and leadership roles and skills to prepare the registered nurse student to provide safe and effective care for a group of clients in both acute and long-term settings. In addition, it provides information in community health practice. Principles of delegation and supervisory skills are emphasized. In addition, this course teaches the importance of communication skills, time management and prioritization fulfilling the duties of being a nurse manager/leader. The course also emphasizes the role of the registered nurse as a member of the profession. The importance of the individual nurse as well as the profession at large in proactively responding to the transformation of the local, state, national and global health care delivery systems are emphasized. Opportunities for personal growth and career development are explored.
NCLEX Preparation offers a comprehensive review of the major principles of the previous courses and prepares the student for the National Council Licensure Examination-RN. The major areas of Nutrition, Fundamentals, Pharmacology, Adult Nursing, Specialized Populations, Psychiatric Nursing, and Organizational Management are emphasized. Test-taking preparation strategies and rationale are utilized with numerous opportunities to apply them in a lab setting before the final examination.
This course offers a general overview of practical nursing and introduces the student to basic concepts of the profession, including the history, philosophy of practical nursing, and the nursing process. Students are also introduced to theories of practical nursing, professional practice roles, the expectations and relationships encountered in nursing, and legal, ethical, and licensure issues.
This course is designed to bring into awareness the importance of verbal and written communication in the health care field. Therapeutic communication will be discussed involving multicultural, lifespan responses, and specialized population concerns. Life-altering issues and responses to death and dying will be addressed.
This course focuses on the basic structure and function of the human body for students preparing for professions in the healthcare field. Topics include anatomical terminology, basic biochemistry, cells and tissues and anatomy of the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous and endocrine systems. The student will also study special senses, cardiovascular and lymphatic/immune, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. The student is introduced to common human disease processes. Medical terminology will include the terms used for practical application within the medical field.
This course is designed to build on the anatomy course with an emphasis on the basic principles of good nutrition and their interrelationship with good health. Nutrients, their sources, functions, basic requirements, and an overview of clinical diets are included. This knowledge will serve as a basis for the application of diet therapy to the nursing needs of the patient.
This course is designed to provide knowledge of the principles and performance of the procedures that are essential to the nursing care of patients at a basic level through classroom instruction and laboratory practice.
This course includes a review of basic mathematics, weights and measures used in relationship to the administration of medication. This course also provides basic information relevant to the safe preparation and administration of medications prescribed by the physician. Practice administration under the direct supervision of an instructor will be included in this course. The student will be introduced to the pharmacological actions and the individuals response to medication utilizing the nursing process. An additional focus is on the integration of patient/family education in the plan of treatment.
This course is designed to teach the student the basic knowledge of etiology, symptoms, prescribed treatment, and experience in the nursing care of selected disorders including fluid and electrolytes, respiratory, urinary, cardiac, hematological, and peripheral vascular disease. The nursing process implementation will be taught and reinforced in the clinical setting. The stress response including pain and issues of death and dying will be addressed. Psychosocial and cultural issues pertaining to patient care will be explored. This course builds on the knowledge and concepts taught in the previous courses.
This course includes a review of basic mathematics, weights and measures used in relationship to the administration of medication. This course also provides basic information relevant to the safe preparation and administration of medications prescribed by the physician. Practice administration under the direct supervision of an instructor will be included in this course. The student will be introduced to the pharmacological actions and the individuals response to medication utilizing the nursing process. An additional focus is on the integration of patient/family education in the plan of treatment.
This course is designed to teach the student the basic knowledge of etiology, symptoms, prescribed treatment, and experience in the nursing care of selected disorders including fluid and electrolytes, respiratory, urinary, cardiac, hematological, and peripheral vascular disease. The nursing process implementation will be taught and reinforced in the clinical setting. The stress response including pain and issues of death and dying will be addressed. Psychosocial and cultural issues pertaining to patient care will be explored. This course builds on the knowledge and concepts taught in the previous courses.
This course is designed to teach the student the basic knowledge of selected disorders included in the lymphatic, gastrointestinal, integumentary, neurological, sensory, musculoskeletal, endocrine, and reproductive systems. The nursing process implementation will be taught and reinforced for application in the clinical setting. This course builds on the knowledge and concepts taught in previous courses. Prerequisite: PN180
This course is designed to assist the student in gaining knowledge and understanding, and in developing nursing skills related to the needs and care of well and sick children and other family members. Planned clinical experiences are correlated with theory. Opportunities are provided to observe and participate in the care given to well and sick children. Abnormal conditions of infants and children of all ages are discussed and experiences are provided as available. Principles from the life span will be integrated as well as structure and function, nutrition and drug therapy.
This course is designed to provide the student with knowledge, understanding, and nursing skills related to phases of childbearing including the welfare and care of the neonate and other family members. Principles of prenatal, perinatal, postnatal, and neonatal care remain constant, and pregnancy and birth are presented as part of the normal life cycle. Clinical experiences are correlated with theory. The care given the mother in the hospital during labor, delivery, the puerperium, and the care of the newborn is provided. Abnormal conditions of pregnancy and disorders of the newborn are presented and experiences provided opportunistically. This unit builds theory taught in structure and function of the reproductive system and is correlated with nutrition, drug therapy, and nursing skills.
This course is designed to teach the student the basic knowledge of selected disorders included in the lymphatic, gastrointestinal, integumentary, neurological, sensory, musculoskeletal, endocrine, and reproductive systems. The nursing process implementation will be taught and reinforced for application in the clinical setting. This course builds on the knowledge and concepts taught in previous courses. Prerequisite: PN180
This course is designed to assist the student in gaining knowledge and understanding, and in developing nursing skills related to the needs and care of well and sick children and other family members. Planned clinical experiences are correlated with theory. Opportunities are provided to observe and participate in the care given to well and sick children. Abnormal conditions of infants and children of all ages are discussed and experiences are provided as available. Principles from the life span will be integrated as well as structure and function, nutrition and drug therapy.
This course is designed to provide the student with knowledge, understanding, and nursing skills related to phases of childbearing including the welfare and care of the neonate and other family members. Principles of prenatal, perinatal, postnatal, and neonatal care remain constant, and pregnancy and birth are presented as part of the normal life cycle. Clinical experiences are correlated with theory. The care given the mother in the hospital during labor, delivery, the puerperium, and the care of the newborn is provided. Abnormal conditions of pregnancy and disorders of the newborn are presented and experiences provided opportunistically. This unit builds theory taught in structure and function of the reproductive system and is correlated with nutrition, drug therapy, and nursing skills.
This course is designed to provide the student with skills that will aid in recognizing the emotional needs of patients. Emphasis is placed on the study of personality formation, communication skills, adaptive and maladaptive behavior, and problem solving using the nursing process. A basic foundation of the definitions, therapies, and nursing interventions of specific psychopathologies is integrated in this subject. The course content is built upon and incorporated into theory taught in all other areas of the practical nursing curriculum.
This course is designed to provide knowledge and understanding of the normal process of aging. In order to develop a positive attitude toward the older person in our society, students will be provided experiences in the areas in which they can relate to the senior citizen who functions independently in the community, as well as those in health care facilities. Emphasis in this course is given to the leadership-management roles of the practical nurse and the knowledge and skills needed to assume this responsibility.
This course is designed to provide the student with skills that will aid in recognizing the emotional needs of patients. Emphasis is placed on the study of personality formation, communication skills, adaptive and maladaptive behavior, and problem solving using the nursing process. A basic foundation of the definitions, therapies, and nursing interventions of specific psychopathologies is integrated in this subject. The course content is built upon and incorporated into theory taught in all other areas of the practical nursing curriculum.
This course is designed to provide knowledge and understanding of the normal process of aging. In order to develop a positive attitude toward the older person in our society, students will be provided experiences in the areas in which they can relate to the senior citizen who functions independently in the community, as well as those in health care facilities. Emphasis in this course is given to the leadership-management roles of the practical nurse and the knowledge and skills needed to assume this responsibility.
This course provides clinical experience to build upon the theoretical knowledge base from Geriatric/Leadership Nursing. Prerequisite: PN270
This course offers a comprehensive review of the major principles of anatomy and physiology, nutrition, pharmacology, medical surgical nursing, maternity nursing pediatric nursing, psychiatric nursing, and geriatric nursing. The primary focus is to prepare students to take the National Council Licensure Examination-PN.
This program prepares the graduate for entry level employment as a nurse aide. Students will acquire knowledge and skills in relation to clients’ rights and independence, safety and emergency procedures, infection control, and communication/interpersonal skills. Basic patient care issues are addressed as well as special care concerns.