Nursing (NUR)

 Bison icon - General Education Course

NUR 120 Introduction to Nursing8 Credit hours   

Indroduce the nursing role and use of the nursing process in assisting adult clients to meet basic needs. Clinical in- cluded.

Pre-req: BSC 227 with a minimum grade of C and CHM 205 with a minimum grade of C and ENG 101 with a minimum grade of C and PSY 201 with a minimum grade of C and BSC 228 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C and DTS 314 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C and PSY 311 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C.

Concurrent PR: BSC 228 and DTS 314 and PSY 311
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NUR 200 Intro to Professional Nursing2 Credit hours   

Introduction to the concepts and processes basic to the nursing profession, including historical and legal aspects, career roles, medical terminology, and practical techniques to prepare for the baccalaureate nursing program.

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NUR 219 Health Promotion Thru Lifespan3 Credit hours   

Study of nursing assessment of the individual through the life span in relation to wellness promotion and the impact of illness.

Pre-req: (MTH 121 with a minimum grade of C or MTH 121B with a minimum grade of C and MTH 125 with a minimum grade of C or MTH 127 with a minimum grade of C or MTH 130 with a minimum grade of C) and ENG 101 with a minimum grade of C and BSC 227 with a minimum grade of C and BSC 228 with a minimum grade of C and (CHM 203 with a minimum grade of C or CHM 205 with a minimum grade of C) and PSY 201 with a minimum grade of C and NUR 221 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C.

Concurrent PR: NUR 221
Co-req: NUR 221
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NUR 220 Health Alterations I8 Credit hours   

Focus is on nursing care of adult clients responding to potential and actual health alterations. Clinical included. (PR: NUR 120)

Pre-req: NUR 120 with a minimum grade of C and BSC 250 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C.

Concurrent PR: BSC 250
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NUR 221 Found of Prof Nursing I5 Credit hours   

Introduction to philosophical and theoretical foundations of nursing, exploration and integration of concepts and processes basic to professional nursing practice. Labora- tory included.

Pre-req: (MTH 121 or MTH 121B and MTH 125 or MTH 127 or MTH 130) and BSC 227 and BSC 228 and (CHM 203 or CHM 205) and PSY 201 and NUR 219 (may be taken concurrently) and ENG 101.

Concurrent PR: NUR 219
Co-req: NUR 219
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NUR 222 Found of Prof Nursing II6 Credit hours   

Introduction to professional nursing practice in relation to potential and simple alterations in health. Practicum included.

Pre-req: NUR 221 with a minimum grade of C and NUR 219 with a minimum grade of C and NUR 319 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C and BSC 250 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C.

Concurrent PR: NUR 319 and BSC 250
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NUR 223 Intro Nur Pharm3 Credit hours   

Focus is on role of the Associate degree nurse in understanding the human response to pharmacological therapy.

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NUR 225 Psychiatric Nursing4 Credit hours   

Focus is on the nursing role in caring for clients with alterations of psychosocial functioning. Clinical included. (PR: NUR 220)

Pre-req: NUR 120 with a minimum grade of C.

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NUR 230 Health Alterations II7 Credit hours   

Focus is on nursing care of adult clients with health alterations of specific physiological systems. Role requirements and processes utilized in managing groups of clients in introduced. Clinical included. (PR: NUR 220) 5 hours theory/ 2 hours lab.

Pre-req: NUR 120 with a minimum grade of C and NUR 220 with a minimum grade of C.

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NUR 235 Maternal-Child Nursing6 Credit hours   

Focus is on the nursing role utilized in promoting health and caring for the child bearing family and pediatric clients. Clinical included. (PR: NUR 220)

Pre-req: NUR 220 with a minimum grade of C and NUR 225 with a minimum grade of C.

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NUR 241 Health Alterations III9 Credit hours   

focus is on nursing care of adult clients with health alterations of specific physiological systems. Clinical included. (PR: NUR 230)

Pre-req: NUR 230 with a minimum grade of C and NUR 235 with a minimum grade of C.

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NUR 280 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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NUR 281 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
Grade Mode: Credit/No Credit Grade Only
NUR 282 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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NUR 283 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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NUR 305 Concepts in Prof Nursing4 Credit hours   

Discussion of nursing conceptual models. Dynamic concepts of health, nursing process, change, teaching/learning, research and leadership introduced. Exercises in communica- tion/assertiveness skill development. 4 lec.

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NUR 318 Family and Chronic Illness2 Credit hours   

Focus in family nursing theory releated to human responses utilizing theoretical models for assessment and health promotion. Included is consideration of the impact of chronic illness. Option Students PR: NUR 219, NUR 305)

Pre-req: NUR 221 and NUR 219 or NUR 305 (may be taken concurrently) and (ENG 201 or ENG 201H or ENG 200H).

Concurrent PR: NUR 305
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NUR 319 Phys Assess Across Lifespan4 Credit hours   

Development of skills in taking health history and perform- ing physical examination of clients throughout the life span. Practicum included.

Pre-req: NUR 221 with a minimum grade of C and NUR 219 with a minimum grade of C and NUR 222 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C.

Concurrent PR: NUR 222
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NUR 321 Care of Childbearing Families5 Credit hours   

Focus of nursing is on the diagnosis and treatment of human responses to changes that occur in the expanding family. Practicum included.

Pre-req: NUR 222 and NUR 319 and (ENG 201 or ENG 200H or ENG 201H) and BSC 250 and DTS 314 and NUR 318 (may be taken concurrently).

Concurrent PR: NUR 318
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NUR 322 Psych / Mental Health Nursing5 Credit hours   

Focus is upon nursing care of clients of all ages in relation to human responses to psychosocial problems.

Pre-req: NUR 222 and NUR 319 and (ENG 201 or ENG 200H or ENG 201H) and BSC 250 and DTS 314.

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NUR 323 Nurs Human Responses III5 Credit hours   

Focus is on nursing care of clients of all ages responding to common health problems. Practicum included.

Pre-req: NUR 222 and NUR 319 and (ENG 201 or ENG 200H or ENG 201H) and BSC 250 and DTS 314.

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NUR 324 Nurs Human Responses IV5 Credit hours   

Focus in on nursing care of clients of all ages responding to potential and actual complex alterations in health in relation to specific body systems. Practicum included. (PR: NUR 323, CR: HEC 404)

Pre-req: NUR 323 and NUR 318 and NUR 350.

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NUR 325 Nurs Human Responses V5 Credit hours   

Focus is on nursing care of clients of all ages responding to potential and actual complex alterations in health in relation to specific body systems. Practicum included. (PR: NUR 323, CR: HEC 404)

Pre-req: NUR 324 and NUR 326.

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NUR 326 Nursing Care of Children3 Credit hours   

Focus is on nursing care of pediatric clients of all ages and their families response to common and complex health problems.

Pre-req: NUR 323 and NUR 318 and NUR 350.

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NUR 327 Adult Nursing I5 Credit hours   

Focus is on nursing care of clients from young to geriatric adults responding to health problems. Practicum included.

Pre-req: NUR 222 and NUR 319 and ENG 201 and BSC 250 and DTS 314.

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NUR 328 Adult Nursing II5 Credit hours   

Focus is on nursing care of clients from young to geriatric adults responding to increasingly complex health care problems. Practicum included.

Pre-req: NUR 318 and NUR 327 and NUR 350.

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NUR 333 Health Physical Assessment3 Credit hours   

Focus on providing nurses with the knowledge base and clinical skills necessary to obtain in-depth health histories and complete physical assessments of clients of various ages and cultural backgrounds. (PR: admission to RN to B.S.N. nursing program)

Pre-req: NUR 305 (may be taken concurrently).

Concurrent PR: NUR 305
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NUR 350 Pharmacology for Nurses3 Credit hours   

Focus in on the role of the nurse in drug therapy. Specific drug classifications and prototypical drugs, their actions, effects, and nursing implications are described in-depth.

Pre-req: NUR 222 with a minimum grade of C.

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NUR 400 Bison image  Transcultural Nursing3 Credit hours   

The focus is on health care practices and beliefs of a variety of cultures which interact with the United States health care system. Transcultural nursing theories and concepts are addressed.

Pre-req: NUR 305 (may be taken concurrently) or (NUR 221 and NUR 219).

Concurrent PR: NUR 305
Attributes: Multicultural
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NUR 408 Pediatric Nursing4 Credit hours   

Nursing Care of Children Focus is on nursing care of pediatric clients of all ages and their family's response to common and complex health problems. Practicum included.

Pre-req: NUR 318 and NUR 327 and NUR 350.

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NUR 410 Community Nursing for RN5 Credit hours   

Focus is on the foundations of community-oriented nursing practice for the Registered Nurse with an emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention.

Pre-req: NUR 305 and NUR 318.

Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
NUR 414 Adult Nursing III5 Credit hours   

Focus is on nursing care of young to geriatric adults responding to health problems requiring critical care intervention. Practicum included.

Pre-req: NUR 328.

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NUR 416 Intro Research EBP3 Credit hours   

Focus is on research as it relates to evidence based practice. This course addresses the steps of research and evidence based practice to provide a basis for nursing practice.

Pre-req: (MTH 225 with a minimum grade of D or STA 225 with a minimum grade of D or EDF 417 with a minimum grade of D or MGT 218 with a minimum grade of D or PSY 223 with a minimum grade of D or SOC 345 with a minimum grade of D) and (NUR 305 with a minimum grade of D or NUR 327 with a minimum grade of D).

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NUR 418 Contemporary Nursing3 Credit hours   

This course focuses on nursing leadership, cost-based care, and the professional role of the nurse within a complex health care system.

Pre-req: NUR 305.

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NUR 419 Prof Nursing Practice3 Credit hours   

Focus on nursing leadership, the management of patient care, and issues inherent to professional nursing practice.

Pre-req: NUR 328 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of D.

Concurrent PR: NUR 328
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NUR 421 Community / Public Health Nurs5 Credit hours   

Focus is upon public health principles and nursing practice with opportunity to provide health promotion for clients at risk and long term care for individuals and families in the home. (PR: HEC 404, NUR 324 CR: NUR 409, NUR 325)

Pre-req: NUR 321 and NUR 322 and NUR 324 and NUR 326 and NUR 350.

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NUR 422 Bison image  Nursing Capstone Practicum5 Credit hours   

Focus in on leadership activities related to the roles of the professional nurse: provider of care, coordinator of care, and member of the profession. Practicum included.

Pre-req: (NUR 321 and NUR 322 and NUR 325 and NUR 350) and (NUR 416 (may be taken concurrently) and NUR 419 (may be taken concurrently) and NUR 421 (may be taken concurrently)) and (NUR 425 (may be taken concurrently)).

Concurrent PR: (NUR 416 and NUR 419 and NUR 421) and (NUR 425)
Attributes: Capstone Course
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NUR 422L Bison image  Role Synthesis Practicum5 Credit hours   

Focus is on leadership activities related to the roles of the professional nurse: provider of care, coordinator of care, and member of the profession through supervised clinical practice. (PR: NUR 325)

Pre-req: NUR 325.

Attributes: Capstone Course
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NUR 425 Bison image  NCLEX Success3 Credit hours   

The purpose of this course is to assist the student to synthesize the content of the baccalaureate nursing educational program.

Pre-req: NUR 422 (may be taken concurrently).

Concurrent PR: NUR 422
Attributes: Capstone Course
Grade Mode: Normal Grading Mode
NUR 427 Bison image  Prof Engagement Nursing5 Credit hours   

Focus is on evidence based practice and application of theoretical and empirical knowledge to address issues in management, health care policy, ethics, leadership, and health promotion of clients. (PR: NUR 305 and RN licensure; PR/CR: NUR 416, NUR 418, NUR 421)

Pre-req: NUR 305 and NUR 416 (may be taken concurrently) and NUR 418 (may be taken concurrently) and NUR 410 (may be taken concurrently).

Concurrent PR: NUR 416 and NUR 418 and NUR 410
Attributes: Capstone Course
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NUR 480 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study of topics not available in other courses.

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NUR 481 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study of topics not available in other courses.

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NUR 482 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study of topics not available in other courses.

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NUR 483 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Study of topics not available in other courses.

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NUR 485 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
Attributes: No Textbook Required
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NUR 486 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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NUR 487 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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NUR 488 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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NUR 496 Reading for Honors2-4 Credit hours   
Attributes: Honors
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