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Spring Semester 2014
Apr 21, 2014
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NURS 1926 - Bridge to Professional Nursing
Prerequisite: Math 1001 or higher math.
This course is designed specifically for advanced placement of students who have been selected by special criteria to exempt the first year of the nursing program. It introduces the advanced placement student to the framework of the program of study and provides the foundation for professional nursing practice in the promotion and maintenance of health, prevention of illness, and care of patients/clients experiencing alterations in physiological and psychobiological health. The application of the nursing process and concepts of holistic care, transcultural nursing, critical thinking, basic human needs, psychosocial needs, growth and development, legal/ethical issues, pharmacological principles, therapeutic interventions, and communication skills are emphasized. The role of the professional nurse is introduced and expanded to include patient/family education and collaboration with patients, families, the interdisciplinary team, and community agencies. Selected content, including pharmacological principles and mathematical calculations, is presented. This course includes classroom, clinical practice, clinical lab simulations and skills lab experiences. This course is offered in the first semester of the bridge track.
9.000 Credit hours
7.000 Lecture hours
2.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergrad-Semester
Schedule Types: Lecture-DO NOT USE, Supervised Lab-Do not use, Lecture, Supervised Laboratory

Division of Health Sciences Division
Nursing Department

Course Attributes:
Consortium

Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Continuing Education

Prerequisites:
( Qualifying Score 20 and (Undergrad-Semester level MATH 1101 Minimum Grade of D or Undergrad-Semester level MATH 1001 Minimum Grade of D or Undergrad-Semester level MATH 1111 Minimum Grade of D or Undergrad-Semester level MATH 1113 Minimum Grade of D or Undergrad-Semester level MATH 2431 Minimum Grade of D) and Undergrad-Semester level BIOL 1913 Minimum Grade of C and Undergrad-Semester level BIOL 1913L Minimum Grade of C and Undergrad-Semester level PSYC 1101 Minimum Grade of C)

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