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Fall 2018

Nursing Courses:

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NUR110 - Nursing 1
Credits: 8

Catalog Description: Introduces the students to concepts related to health and illness, hierarchy of human needs, adaptive response, and the nursing process. Provides students with the fundamental knowledge and basic skills necessary to provide caring interventions to hospitalized individuals representative of diverse cultural groups. Basic competencies/principles of professionalism, communication, assessment, teaching/learning and clinical decision making are introduced. Includes dosage calculation skills. Provides supervised learning experiences and simulations in college nursing laboratories and regional clinical agencies. 5 lecture hours, 9 lab/clinical hours/week. Prerequisite: Admission to the Nursing Program. Prerequisite or corequisite: BIO 152 with a grade of 'C' or higher.

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NUR111 - Nursing 1
Credits: 5

Catalog Description: Introduces the student to concepts related to professional nursing practice. Emphasis is placed on developing the foundational knowledge and nursing assessments necessary to provide care to diverse individuals and populations. The competencies of patient centered care, safe practice environment, collaboration, healthcare informatics and management of care are introduced at a foundational level. This course provides classroom and online content. Prerequisite: Admission to the Nursing Program. Prerequisite or co-requisite: BIO 152 with a grade of “C” or higher. Co-requisite: NUR LC1

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NUR120 - Nursing 2
Credits: 8

Catalog Description: Focuses on the care of medical-surgical patients in hospital settings. Provides students with specialized knowledge and advanced skills. Competencies of assessment, collaboration, communication, management of care, professional behaviors, caring interventions, teaching/learning and clinical decision making skills are emphasized. Includes advanced dosage calculation skills. Provides supervised learning experiences in college nursing laboratories and regional clinical agencies. 5 lecture hours, 9 lab/clinical hours/week. Prerequisites: NUR 110 and BIO 152 each with a grade of “C” or higher. Prerequisite or corequisite: BIO 153 with a grade of 'C' or higher. Corequisite: PHM122.

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NUR122 - Pharmacology for Nurses
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Presents essential concepts of pharmacology. Designed to promote the use of critical thinking in the application of drug therapy. Emphasis is placed on the integration of pharmacologic principles, legal responsibilities of the nurse and the nursing process. Prerequisites: BIO 152, NUR 111, NUR LC1 with a grade of “C” or better. Prerequisite or co-requisite: BIO 153 with a grade of “C” or better. Co-requisites: NUR 112 and NUR LC2.

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NUR130 - NY PN to RN Transition Course
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: The NY PN to RN Transition course is designed to validate prior learning, and update/enhance the student's knowledge. This course facilitates transition from the role of Practical Nurse to that of a student preparing for the role of Registered Nurse. Nursing process is used as the framework for critical thinking and problem solving. Four contact hours (3 classroom, 1 laboratory). Prerequisites: Eligibility for licensure as a licensed practical nurse in a United States jurisdiction. For progression into the nursing program, applicants must hold current LPN registration in a United States jurisdiction and meet the specific admission requirements of the institution/program to which she/he is applying.

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NUR131 - Introduction to Associate Degree Nursing
Credits: 2

Catalog Description: Familiarizes the LPN transition student with the GCC Nursing Program philosophy, objectives, outcomes, policies, and organizing framework. Updates and enhances student learning related to critical thinking skills, math and dosage calculations. Prepares students for entry into the clinical sequence of second level nursing courses. One and a half class hours and one and a half laboratory hours. Prerequisites: Successful completion of NUR 130 and current LPN registration in a US jurisdiction.

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NUR210 - Nursing 3
Credits: 8

Catalog Description: Examines the role of the nurse in caring for patients from conception to death. Focuses on human development, health promotion and disease prevention in individuals throughout the lifespan. Competencies of professional behaviors, communication, assessment, clinical decision making, caring interventions teaching and learning collaboration and managing care are emphasized in the context of individuals and lifespan. Includes dosage calculation skills. Experiences are provided in mental health, maternal child health, and geriatrics. 5 lecture hours, 9 lab/clinical hours/week. Prerequisites: NUR120, BIO153 and PHM122 each with a grade of “C” or higher. Prerequisite for PN-to-RN students: NUR131 and BIO153 each with a grade of “C” or higher. Prerequisite or Corequisite: BIO201 with a grade of “C” or higher. Corequisite: NUR230.

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NUR215 - Leadership 1
Credits: 2

Catalog Description: Offers the advanced student opportunities to explore current issues facing nursing in today’s complex health care delivery system. Topics include: the healthcare system, politics in nursing, fiscal management, nursing informatics, legal/ethical issues, considerations for obtaining, maintaining, and changing employment in the current health environment, role transition, and select management concepts. Supervised experiences in the college learning laboratory are provided. 1.5 lecture hours, 0.5 lab/clinical hours/week. Prerequisite: NUR120 with a grade of C or higher. Prerequisite for PN-to-RN students: NUR131 with a grade of A and BIO153 with a grade of C or higher. Corequisite: NUR210.

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NUR220 - Nursing 4
Credits: 8

Catalog Description: Emphasizes the nursing care of patients with complex health care needs. Focuses on all components of the nursing process with increasing degrees of skill. Competencies of professional behaviors, communication, assessment, clinical decision making, caring interventions, teaching/learning collaboration, and managing care are emphasized at an advanced level. Includes advanced skill in dosage calculations. Provides supervised learning experiences in college nursing laboratories and regional clinical agencies. 5 lecture hours, 9 lab/clinical hours/week. Prerequisites: BIO 201, NUR 210 and NUR 230 each with a grade of “C” or higher. Corequisite: NUR 250.

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NUR225 - Leadership 2
Credits: 2

Catalog Description: Examines the nurse's role as manager of patient care. Explores fundamental concepts of leadership and management as they apply to health care settings. Emphasizes skills such as communication, accountability, decision-making, establishing priorities, assigning and delegating, and collaborating with other members of the health care team. Supervised experiences in the college learning laboratory are provided. 1.5 lecture hours, 0.5 lab/clinical hours/week. Prerequisites: NUR 210 and NUR 215 each with a grade of 'C' or higher. Corequisites: NUR 220 and NUR 250.

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NUR230 - Professional Issues in Nursing
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Introduces the student to professional issues relevant to current trends in nursing, leadership and management. The emphasis is placed on role transition and promoting an environment of quality patient care and safety. Prerequisites: NUR 112, NUR LC2, NUR 122, and BIO 153 with a grade of “C” or higher. Prerequisites for PN to RN students: NUR 131 and BIO 153 with a grade of “C” or higher. Co-requisites: NUR 211 and NUR LC3.

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NUR250 - Nursing 5
Credits: 5

Catalog Description: Provides the advanced student with the knowledge and skills required to demonstrate the competencies of the Associate Degree nurse in various settings. The student utilizes the nursing process in the delivery of care, demonstrates competence in communication and technical skills, and develops competence in managing care for groups of patients. The student demonstrates the ability to be accountable for his/her actions. 2 lecture hours, 9 lab/clinical hours/week. Prerequisites: BIO 201, NUR 210, NUR 230 each with a grade of 'C' or higher. Corequisites: NUR 220, NUR CL4, and NUR CL5.

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NUR291 - Nursing Internship-Coop. Ed.
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Introduces students to clinical experiences in nursing. Students are placed in positions relative to their career and academic objectives. Prerequisites: Successful completion of NUR 101 and NUR 102.

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NURLC1 - Nursing Lab/Clinical 1
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: NUR LC1 is the application of didactic instruction for NUR 111 and a required co-requisite. Skills and performance in NUR LC1 are assessed as a component of NUR 111 and therefore, must be successfully completed in addition to all of the requirements for NUR 111. Prerequisite: Admission to the Nursing Program Prerequisite or co-requisite: BIO 152 with a grade of “C” or better Co-requisite: NUR 111

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