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NU-100   Technology and Health InformaticsCredits: 3   

Term Offered: Fall Term

Course Type(s): TL

Designed to provide an introduction to the computer technology used in health care and its impact on decision-making. Includes an overview of the basic computer skills required to process electronic information, the nature and types of health information available on the World Wide Web, the development of search skills associated with finding information, linking electronic information to health decision-making processes, ethical and social issues involving the use of technology, and identifying major issues in computer and Internet security. Also listed as HE-100.

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NU-201   Foundations of Nursing Practice ICredits: 6   

Prerequisite(s): BY-111, BY-112, and CE-109 all passed with a grade of C+ or higher

Co-requisite(s): NU-201L, NU-201P, NU-205, and NU-312

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

This course provides an introduction to the practice of nursing. Emphasis is placed on the knowledge and skills needed to provide safe, quality care. The theoretical foundation for basic assessment and nursing skills is presented, and the student is given an opportunity to demonstrate these skills in a clinical/laboratory setting. Students are introduced to the nursing process as a framework for the development of decision-making and clinical judgement skills. For Nursing majors only.

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NU-201L   Nursing I LabCredits: None   

Co-requisite(s): NU-201 and NU-201P

Term Offered: Fall Term

Course Type(s): None

Communication skills, the nursing process and medical mathematical calculations are areas of development. Methods for interpretation of medical orders, calculation of safe medications dosing and preparation, and administration of medications will be emphasized. This is a pass/fail course.

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NU-201P   Nursing I PracticumCredits: None   

Co-requisite(s): NU-201 and NU-201L

Term Offered: Fall Term

Course Type(s): None

Students will learn the didactic content and apply the associated nursing skills during the clinical experience in the medical setting with live patients. This is a pass/fail course.

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NU-202   Nursing IICredits: 6   

Prerequisite(s): NU-201, NU-205, both passed with a grade of C+ or higher, NU-201L, and NU-201P.

Co-requisite(s): NU-202L and NU-202P

Term Offered: Spring Term

Course Type(s): None

Professional nursing care for individuals and their significant others experiencing acute and/or chronic illness is emphasized. Students continue to develop skills in nursing diagnosis, problem solving, decision-making and critical thinking skills in caring for adult and geriatric patients. The nursing process is applied in caring for adult/geriatric patients and their significant others across health care settings such as the hospital, end of life facilities, and home care. There is a weekly lab and practicum component with this course. A minimum grade of C+ is required in this course.

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NU-202L   Nursing II LabCredits: None   

Co-requisite(s): NU-202 and NU-202P

Term Offered: Spring Term

Course Type(s): None

Foundational clinical experiences help students to develop plans and implement strategies for health promotion, risk reduction, health maintenance, rehabilitation, injury prevention and treatment of acute and complex health issues of adult and geriatric patients from diverse backgrounds. Critical thinking and evidence-based practice are introduced for students to formulate differential diagnoses, clinical impressions, nursing diagnoses for treatment and evaluation of care provided to adult and geriatric patients. Clinical opportunities are provided to deliver safe, legal, and ethical care for adult and geriatric patients in a variety of clinical settings. This is a pass/fail course.

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NU-202P   Nursing II PracticumCredits: None   

Co-requisite(s): NU-202 and NU-202L

Term Offered: Spring Term

Course Type(s): None

Students will build upon their foundational experience with live patients in the hospital setting. Basic nursing skills will be expanded and focus is on the adult geriatric patient in a variety of students' clinical settings. Involvement with the live patients in the actual medical setting provide students with experiential knowledge and builds their confidence. This is a pass/fail course.

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NU-203P   Nursing III PracticumCredits: None   

Term Offered: Fall Term

Course Type(s): None

Practicum for NU-203. This is a pass/fail course. Students must pass the practicum to pass the course NU-203.

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NU-205   PathophysiologyCredits: 3   

Prerequisite(s): BY-111, BY-112, and CE-109 all passed with a grade of C+ or higher

Term Offered: Fall Term

Course Type(s): None

Concepts for anatomy, physiology, and chemistry courses provide the foundation for exploring human dysfunction across the lifespan. Emphasis is placed on the relationship of health patterns of major body systems to changes that occur during the illness experience. Major pathophysiologic concepts are explored using a symptom-based approach that focuses on the most common diagnoses encountered in the clinical setting. Theories relation etiology, pathogenesis, and clinical manifestations are used to study common disease processes. Concepts learned in this course are fundamental to nursing practice. A minimum grade of C+ in this course is required to continue to NU-206.

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NU-206   Introduction to Pharmacology for NursesCredits: 3   

Term Offered: Spring Term

Course Type(s): None

Basic pharmacotherapeutics, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacokinetics are introduced. Students will be instructed on the actions, interactions, adverse effects, and nursing implications of each drug classification. Focuses on the principles and concepts of pharmacology and related nursing practices including, dosage/calculations, quality and safety in the administration of medication and patient/client education. Students will be instructed on drug classifications the actions, interactions, adverse effects, and nursing care related to the safe administration implications of medication to patients. The principles of altered pharmacodynamics relative to age and ethnicity will be included. A minimum grade of C+ is required in this course to continue to NU-415.

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NU-307   Medical Surgical Nursing IICredits: 6   

Prerequisite(s): NU-202 passed with a grade of C+ or higher, and NU-206

Co-requisite(s): NU-307P

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

This course focuses on the care of adult patients with complex medical/surgical health problems. Emphasis is placed on helping patients and their families cope with alterations in body functions. Concepts of pharmacology, health promotion and education, evidence-based practice, and interdisciplinary collaboration will be integrated throughout the course. Clinical experiences provide the student with an opportunity to apply theoretical concepts and implement safe care to patients and selected groups in a variety of settings.

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NU-307P   Medical Surgical Nursing IICredits: None   

Prerequisite(s): NU-202 passed with a grade of C+ or higher, NU-206

Co-requisite(s): NU-307

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

This course focuses on the care of adult patients with complex medical/surgical health problems. Emphasis is placed on helping patients and their families cope with alterations in body functions. Concepts of pharmacology, health promotion and education, evidence based practice, and interdisciplinary collaboration will be integrated throughout the course. Clinical experiences provide the student with an opportunity to apply theoretical concepts and implement safe care to patients and selected groups in a variety of settings. For Nursing majors only. This is a pass/fail course.

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NU-308   Maternal, Pediatric, and Newborn NursingCredits: 6   

Prerequisite(s): NU-201, NU-202L, NU-202P, NU-312, and NU-205

Co-requisite(s): NU-206

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

This course provides an integrative, family-centered approach to the care of mothers, newborns, and children. Emphasis is placed on normal and high- risk pregnancies, normal growth and development, family dynamics, pediatric disorders and the promotion of healthy behaviors in patients. Clinical experiences provide the student with an opportunity to apply theoretical concepts and implement safe patient care to mothers, newborns, and children.

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NU-311   Issues and Trends in Professional NursingCredits: 3   

Term Offered: Fall Term

Course Type(s): WT

Utilizing the Monmouth University philosophy of nursing, the course explores the role of the nurse as a professional practitioner and as a member of the health care team. Content includes: trends and issues affecting health care of consumers, nursing, nursing education, and the health care delivery system, professional accountability, legal and ethical concerns, client advocacy, as well as political and social issues related to health care. Nursing majors only. Permission of the department chair is required for non-BSN students to register for this course.

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NU-312   Individual Health AssessmentCredits: 3   

Prerequisite(s): BY-111 and BY-112, and Malpractice Insurance

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

This course provides a framework for preparing students to perform comprehensive health assessments on patients in a variety of settings. Emphasis is placed on taking a thorough nursing history, performing physiological, psychological, sociological, cultural, and spiritual assessments, as well as identification of stressors and health risks. Laboratory/clinical experiences provide an opportunity to practice assessment skills on adult and older adult live and /or simulated patients. Prerequisites: BY-111 and BY-112.

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NU-324   Human SexualityCredits: 3   

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): GS, NU.EL

An introductory course designed to provide the student with a factual background as well as an in-depth understanding of his or her own and others' sexuality and how it affects health. Focuses on developing an understanding of the essential components of human sexuality and their interrelationship with human development. Social, cultural and developmental determinants will be examined for their influence upon human sexuality. Examines the relationship between human sexuality and professional nursing practice. Content will include: the use of a sexual history in the nursing assessment, sexually transmitted disease, effects of pregnancy and aging on sexuality, effects of medical, surgical, and chronic health problems on an individual's sexual functioning and identity. The role of the nurse as an educator/counselor is discussed. Also listed as HE-324.

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NU-330   Women's HealthCredits: 3   

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): BI.EL, CD, GS, NU.EL

Health care needs/concerns of women from diverse cultures will be examined. The focus will be on African, Asian, Caribbean, and Latina perspectives of health benefits, health practices, physical and physiological threats, and ethical issues. Body image, sexuality, marriage customs, reproduction, childbirth, parenting, lifestyle choices, menopause, and aging will be examined within the context of culture and contrasted to those of Western women. Also listed as HE-330.

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NU-355   Research Methods in NursingCredits: 3   

Prerequisite(s): EN-101 and EN-102; or permission of the instructor

Term Offered: Fall Term

Course Type(s): HY, WT

Focuses on the nurse as a consumer of research. Emphasis is placed upon studying the steps of the research process as a basis for understanding investigation of nursing problems and the application of findings to practice. Seeks to prepare students with an introduction to basic methodological and statistical concepts.

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NU-360   Transcultural HealthCredits: 3   

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): BI.EL, GU, HE.EL, RE

Focus on African, Asian, Caribbean, South- and Latin-American, Middle-East, and Indian beliefs, values and health practices, physical and psychological threats to health, and ethical issues. Differences of cultural beliefs related to health, illness, and the impact on the delivery of healthcare will be examined. Also listed as HE-360.

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NU-365   Wisdom, Wellness and AgingCredits: 3   

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): CD, HE.EL

Provides an understanding of the cross-cultural variations in the status of aging and health in older adults. Examples of various cultures include examining older adults from non-English speaking countries such as North Korea, South Korea, Iran, Mexico, China, and Brazil. Examines older adults from these diverse populations as well as other nations. Topics to be covered include examinations of health implications on aging populations in non-English speaking countries. Compare countries, such as Japan, India, and Nigeria, to explore how their specific culture influences caregiving, social support networks, and community. Specific, cultural views of love, intimacy, and sexuality in older adults will be examined. Also listed as HE-365.

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NU-370   Alternative/Complementary Health TherapiesCredits: 3   

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): BI.EL, GU, NU.EL

Cultural origins of CAM therapies will be discussed. Perspectives of health and healing through co-mingling Eastern Traditional Complementary and Alternative (TCAM) therapies and Western biomedical practices into an integrative strategy will be examined. Appropriate therapies for health promotion and specific illness contexts, potential risks/benefits, ethical issues addressing treatment choices and global entities that employ CAM therapies will be discussed. There will be an emphasis on choosing CAM therapies that are supported by research as safe and effective. Knowledge of reliable sources of information on the Internet will improve decision-making regarding therapies. Also listed as HE-370.

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NU-375   Health in Developing Countries: A Cross-Cultural PerspectiveCredits: 3   

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): BI.EL, GU, NU.EL

Designed to introduce students to the concept of health as a cross-cultural issue. Students will examine their own health beliefs and practices and expand their understanding of health and health issues of the developing world. Contemporary health issues will be analyzed. Healthcare delivery systems in selected countries in Asia and Africa will be examined and compared to the American healthcare system. Students are expected to problem solve and postulate solutions to contemporary and emerging health issues. Also listed as HE-375.

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NU-380   Nutrition and HealthCredits: 3   

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): NU.EL

An introduction to the physiology of nutrition, basic concepts of normal nutrition, and nutrition in chronic disease (such as diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disease, and obesity) will be explored. A study of the basic nutrients and the gastrointestinal system in its role of digestion, absorption, and metabolism. Food needs of an individual throughout life (birth to old age) will be considered, along with necessary dietary modifications caused by decreased activity. Food fads and fallacies will be discussed, as will factors to consider in choosing a healthy diet. Current concerns, such as how safe are the additives in our foods, the role of sugar, salt and highly processed foods, alternative therapies such as herbal remedies, and phytochemicals and their potential roles in modern nutrition, will be studied. Weight management will be addressed as it relates to medical nutrition therapy.

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NU-390   Nursing Care of the Aging AdultCredits: 3   

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): HY

This course provides an introduction to the care of aging adults while focusing on their unique physiological and psychosocial needs. Emphasis is placed on promoting healthy aging and retaining functional ability within a home or residential environment. Common health alterations of the older adult as well as safety and end-of-life care are introduced.

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NU-398   Special Topics in Nursing (300 Level)Credits: 1-3   

Term Offered: Fall Term

Course Type(s): None

An intensive study of a particular subject or problem in nursing to be announced prior to registration. May be conducted on either a lecture-discussion or a seminar basis. If a prerequisite is required it will be announced in the course schedule.

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NU-399   Independent Study in NursingCredits: 1-3   

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

Guided research and in depth study of an area of nursing and/or healthcare of particular interest to the student. Permission of the directing professor and department chair is required to take this course.

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NU-400   Population Focused CareCredits: 6   

Prerequisite(s): NU-307 and NU-414 both passed with a grade of C+ or higher

Co-requisite(s): NU-450 and NU-490

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): EX5, HY

This course is intended to orient students to nursing care of individuals, families, aggregates, communities, and populations. Principles and practices of community health are discussed. Emphasis is placed on assessing factors that influence the health of populations and the use of evidence-based practices in the delivery of spiritually and culturally appropriate health promotion and disease prevention interventions. The role of the nurse as an advocate for social justice is explored. Students are provided clinical experiences within the community. Nursing majors only.

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NU-413   Community Health Nursing I: Nursing of the Young FamilyCredits: 3   

Prerequisite(s): NU-311

Term Offered: Fall Term

Course Type(s): RD

The family as the basic unit of care in the community: a developmental approach to the nursing care of expanding families from conception through adolescence; the concept of health, environmental, and genetic influences; impact of political and economic policies, educational principles, ethics, health promotion, illness prevention, and common deviations from health.

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NU-414   Community Health Nursing II: Nursing of CommunitiesCredits: 3   

Co-requisite(s): NU-415

Term Offered: Spring Term

Course Type(s): None

Care of groups and communities: a developmental approach focusing on adolescence through senescence; community health and public health theories, epidemiology, health promotion, illness prevention, research, ethics, palliative care, vulnerable populations, and common deviations from health.

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NU-415   Community Health Nursing LaboratoryCredits: 3   

Prerequisite(s): NU-311, NU-312, and NU-355

Co-requisite(s): NU-414

Term Offered: Spring Term

Course Type(s): EX5

The nine-hour clinical laboratory for Community Health Nursing. The nursing process is applied in a variety of community settings to clients from the formation of the family through senescence. Application of principles of health education, health promotion, and illness prevention in a culturally sensitive manner. A minimum grade of C+ is required in this course to continue to NU-450.

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NU-440   Health PolicyCredits: 3   

Prerequisite(s): EN-101 and EN-102, Junior Standing; or permission of the instructor

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): WT

Delves into the core elements that define health policy. Describes factors, such as the healthcare delivery systems (public/non-profits vs. private/for profits), access to care, healthcare financing, quality of care issues, and social issues, such as gender and culture, and their impact on health and healthcare. The dynamics of the policy-making process at different levels (federal, state and local) will be explored, along with policy analysis and how policy influences healthcare decisions. The complexities and challenges of healthcare reform will be identified. Also listed as HE-440.

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NU-450   Nursing for the FutureCredits: 3   

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

The acquisition of knowledge and skills necessary for personal and professional growth designed to address the elements of successful leadership in a manner that is practical and relevant for today's professional nurse.

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NU-450P   Nursing 450 PracticumCredits: None   

Prerequisite(s): NU-204

Co-requisite(s): NU-450

Term Offered: Spring Term

Course Type(s): None

NU-450P Practicum for NU-450. This is a pass/fail course. Students must pass the practicum (NU-450P) to pass the course NU-450.

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NU-476   Interpersonal ViolenceCredits: 3   

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): NU.EL

Examines the various types and patterns of violence related to cultural values, beliefs, biases, and societal issues, as well as the historical perspectives of violence. Content includes: family, community, youth, and workplace violence, and child, domestic, elder, and sexual abuse. Theories concerning gender violence, gangs, bias and hate crimes, and terrorism are challenged. Public health and health-care issues related to violence, and primary-, secondary- and tertiary-level interventions for victims and offenders of violence are discussed. Individual responsibilities associated with identification and reporting violence are identified. Health-care measures to identify and prevent violence are analyzed. Methods of treatment for victims and perpetrators of violence are evaluated. Also listed as HE-476.

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NU-490   Transition to Professional LicensureCredits: 6   

Prerequisite(s): NU-204

Co-requisite(s): NU-450

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

This course is a comprehensive review of essential concepts and skills related to care of patients incorporating online review modules aligned with the NCLEX-RN detailed test blueprint. Students focus on those concepts necessary to prepare for the successful practice of professional nursing. Standardized testing is incorporated that includes a comprehensive examination and results-based remediation to support the successful completion of the NCLEX-RN exam and effective transition into nursing practice. Clinical experiences provide the student the opportunity to apply learned concepts while providing care to assigned patients and when functioning in a leadership role. For Nursing majors only.

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NU-492   Mental Health Tertiary CareCredits: 5   

Prerequisite(s): NU-202, NU-202L, NU-202P, and NU-206

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

Part I: This course focuses on the care of patients experiencing mental and behavioral disorders. Emphasis is placed on the management of patients facing emotional and psychological stressors as well as promoting and maintaining the mental health of individuals and families. Concepts of crisis intervention, therapeutic communication, anger management, and coping skills are integrated throughout the course. Clinical experiences provide the student with an opportunity to apply theoretical concepts and implement safe patient care to patients in mental health settings. Part II: Tertiary care nursing: Care for individuals, families, and aggregates highly specialized consultative care that involves advanced and complex procedures and treatments performed by medical specialists (such as pediatric centers, Oncology centers, burn centers, palliative care, plastic surgery, psychiatric hospitals) and community. The focus of tertiary care includes, but not limited to management of complex health issues, health promotion, disease prevention, risk reduction, health maintenance, and rehabilitation, injury prevention of adult and geriatric patients from diverse backgrounds. This course allows the students to improve and advance their abilities to critically think and apply evidence-based practice to formulate differential diagnoses, clinical impressions, nursing diagnoses for treatment and evaluation of care provided to adult and geriatric patients.

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NU-498   Special Topics in Nursing (400 Level)Credits: 1-3   

Term Offered: Spring Term

Course Type(s): NU.EL

An intensive study of a particular subject or problem in nursing to be announced prior to registration. May be conducted on either a lecture-discussion or a seminar basis. If a prerequisite is required it will be announced in the course schedule.

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NU-498P   Special Topics in NursingCredits: None   

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

Practicum for NU 490.

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NU-499   Independent Study in NursingCredits: 1-3   

Prerequisite(s): NU-311, NU-312, NU-324, NU-355, and permission of the directing professor and department chair

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

Guided research and in-depth study of an area of nursing and/or health care of particular interest to the student.

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NUMS-204   Nursing IV - Medical/SurgicalCredits: 3   

Prerequisite(s): NUPD-203 and NUOB-203 both passed with a grade of C+ or higher and NUPD-203P and NUOB-203P both passed with a grade of P

Co-requisite(s): NUMS-204P, NUPY-204, and NUPY-204P

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

Sound professional nursing care for individuals and their significant others who are experiencing acute or complex health issues is emphasized. Clinical experiences continue to foster students' ability to develop plans and implement strategies for health promotion, risk reduction, health maintenance, rehabilitation, injury prevention and treatment of acute and complex health issues of adult and geriatric patients from diverse backgrounds. Students further improve their abilities to critically think and apply evidence-based practice to formulate differential diagnoses, clinical impressions, nursing diagnoses for treatment and evaluation of care provided to adult and geriatric patients. Clinical opportunities facilitate safe, legal, and ethical care for adult and geriatric patients in a variety of clinical settings. There is a weekly practicum component with this course. A minimum grade of C+ is required in this course to continue to NU-205.

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NUMS-204P   Nursing IV - Medical/Surgical PracticumCredits: None   

Prerequisite(s): NUPD-203 and NUOB-203, both passed with a grade of C+ or higher, and NUPD-203P and NUOB-203P, both passed with a grade of P

Co-requisite(s): NUMS-204 and NUPY-204P

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

Practicum for NUMS-204. This is a pass/fail course. Students must pass this practicum to pass the course NUMS-204.

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NUOB-203   Nursing III - ObstetricsCredits: 3   

Prerequisite(s): NU-202 passed with a grade of C+ or higher and NU-202L and NU-202P both passed with a grade of P

Co-requisite(s): NUOB-203P, NUPD-203, and NUPD-203P

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

Family theory is applied for examining families in childbearing years through pregnancy, labor, birth, post-partum mothers and their newborns, infancy, childhood and adolescence. The concentration is on the changing needs of women and families during the reproductive life cycle in the delivery of ethically sound nursing care. Care is adapted to the unique health and developmental needs of children and their families to maximize health potential. Health promotion, risk reduction, disease prevention and restoration of developing children and women are integrated and facilitated in the care of mothers, neonates, families and children in acute and community-based settings. There is a weekly practicum component with this course. A minimum grade of C+ is required in this course NUOB-203.

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NUOB-203P   Nursing III Obstetrics PracticumCredits: None   

Prerequisite(s): NU-202 passed with a grade of C+ or higher, and NU-202L and NU-202P both passed with a grade of P

Co-requisite(s): NUOB-203 and NUPD-203P

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

Practicum for NUOB-203. This is a pass/fail course. Students must pass this practicum to pass the course NUOB-203.

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NUPD-203   Nursing III - PediatricsCredits: 3   

Prerequisite(s): NU-202 passed with a grade of C+ or higher and NU-202L and NU-202P both passed with a grade of P

Co-requisite(s): NUPD-203P, NUOB-203, and NUOB-203P

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

Family theory is applied for examining families in childbearing years through pregnancy, labor, birth, post-partum mothers and their newborns, infancy, childhood and adolescence. The concentration is on the changing needs of women and families during the reproductive life cycle in the delivery of ethically sound nursing care. Care is adapted to the unique health and developmental needs of children and their families to maximize health potential. Health promotion, risk reduction, disease prevention and restoration of developing children and women are integrated and facilitated in the care of mothers, neonates, families and children in acute and community-based settings. There is a weekly practicum component with this course. A minimum grade of C+ in this course is required to continue to NUMS-204 and NUPY-204.

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NUPD-203P   Nursing III Pediatrics PracticumCredits: None   

Prerequisite(s): NU-202 passed with a grade of C+ or higher, and NU-202L and NU-202P, both passed with a grade of P.

Co-requisite(s): NUPD-203 and NUOB-203P

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

Practicum for NUPD-203. This is a pass/fail course. Students must pass this practicum to pass the course NUPD-203.

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NUPY-204   Nursing IV - PsychiatricCredits: 3   

Prerequisite(s): NUPD-203 and NUOB-203 both passed with a grade of C+ or higher and NUPD-203P and NUOB-203P both passed with a grade of P

Co-requisite(s): NUPY-204P, NUMS-204 and NUMS-204P

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

Students will gain knowledge, skills, values, and meanings associated with positive promotion of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing across the lifespan, as well as having an opportunity to apply previously learned behavioral and scientific concepts of health and wellness. Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing principles and therapeutic and effective communications with clients will be addressed. Student activities focus on initiating, continuing and terminating a one-to-one relationship. The student will use therapeutic communications and observation to identify client needs and responses to care. Concepts related to ethical/legal, professional accountability, community, and teaching are applied in patient care. Past, present and future trends in mental health are explored. Discussion of the roles of the Psychiatric-Mental Health team, with emphasis on the nursing role, is integrated throughout the course. There is a weekly practicum component with this course. A minimum grade of C+ in this course, NUPY-204, is required.

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NUPY-204P   Nursing IV - Psychiatric PracticumCredits: None   

Prerequisite(s): NUPD-203 and NUOB-203, both passed with a grade of C+ or higher, and NUPD-203P and NUOB-203P, both passed with a grade of P

Co-requisite(s): NUPY-204 and NUMS-204P

Term Offered: All Terms

Course Type(s): None

Practicum for NU-204. This is a pass/fail course. Students must pass the practicum NUPY-204P to pass the course.