NURA - NURSING PROGRAM

NURA - 1100   NURSING CONCEPTS FOR PRACTICE
[3 hours]  Introduces Orem�s theory and the nursing process, unifying concepts in the nursing program.  Emphasizes broad concepts common to nursing practice: legal and ethical issues, cultural diversity, communication and community health.  Prerequisite: Admission to Assoc. Degree Nursing Program  Corequisite: NURA 1110, 1120, 1130

NURA - 1130   CLINICAL PRACTICUM I
[2 hours]  Psychomotor skills are taught in the college laboratory and applied in long term care settings.  Provision of care with gerontological patients and psychomotor skill development is emphasized.  Prerequisite: Admission to Assoc. Degree Nursing Program.  Corequisite: NURA 1100, 1110, 1120

NURA - 1160   FUNDAMENTALS OF COMMUNITY-BASED NURSING
[4 hours] Focuses on care of adult populations in community-based settings.  Emphasis is placed on roles of community-based nurses, concepts of home health care and promotion of self-care agency. Corequisite: NURA 1170, KINE 2570

NURA - 1170   NURSING SYSTEMS FOR ADULTS I
[3 hours]  Using Orem�s theory and nursing process, this course introduces the student to basic concepts in nursing and foundational skills.  Theory is reinforced by caring for individuals in acute-care settings.  Prerequisite:  Admission to Assoc. Degree Nursing Program.

NURA - 1210   ADULT HEALTH DEVIATIONS I
[3 hours]  The focus of this course is on the adult with varying medical-surgical self-care deficits.  Orem�s universal requisites of food, water, elimination, and activity are addressed.  Prerequisite: NURA 1100, 1110, 1120, 1130; TSBS 1110, 1120   Corequisite: NURA 1220, 1230

NURA - 1220   ADULT HEALTH DEVIATIONS II
[3 hours]  Utilizes Orem�s theory and nursing process as a framework for providing care for adults with health deviations affecting O2CO2 exchange and oxygen transport.  Alterations in respiratory, cardiac and circulatory function are emphasized.  Prerequisite: TSBS 1110, 1120; NURA 1100, 1110, 1120, 1130   Corequisite: NURA 1230, 1210

NURA - 1230   CLINICAL PRACTICUM II
[3 hours]  Clinical practice involves caring for adults in structured settings experiencing acute/chronic health deviations. Advanced psychomotor skills instruction will precede clinical application.  Principles of teaching/learning are utilized.  Prerequisite: NURA 1100, 1110, 1120, 1130; TSBS 1110 and 1120   Corequisite: NURA 1210, 1220

NURA - 1260   NURSING SYSTEMS FOR ADULTS II
[4 hours]  Nursing management of adults with acute and chronic health deviations.  Clinical experiences in acute and community settings under the guidance of faculty.  Prerequisite:  KINE 2570, NURA 1160, 1170.

NURA - 2100   GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE FAMILY
[3 hours]  Orem�s developmental requisites will be utilized to study growth and development from conception through middle adulthood.  Focus is on health promotion and normalcy.  Prerequisite: BIOL 2100; NURA 1210, 1220, 1230  Corequisite: NURA 2110, 2120, 2130

NURA - 2110   NURSING SYSTEMS FOR MENTAL HEALTH
[4 hours]  Focuses on nursing care of individuals across the life-span experiencing self-care deficits in mental health in acute/community settings.  Clinical emphasis is on coping/adaptation and therapeutic communication.  Prerequisite: NURA 1210, 1220, 1230; BIOL 2100   Corequisite: NURA 1260, KINE 2580

NURA - 2120   ADULT HEALTH DEVIATIONS III
[3 hours]  The third of four adult health deviation courses, this course includes experiences in the nursing management of individuals/families with immunologic, hematologic, oncologic and neurologic health deviations.  Prerequisite: BIOL 2100; NURA 1210, 1220, 1230   Corequisite: NURA 2100, 2110, 2130

NURA - 2130   CLINICAL PRACTICUM III
[3 hours]  Clinical practice involves collaborating with various members of the health care team in planning and implementing care for adult individuals with acute or chronic health deviations.  Prerequisite: NURA 1210, 1220, 1230; BIOL 2100   Corequisite: NURA 2100, 2110, 2120

NURA - 2160   NURSING SYSTEMS FOR ADULT III
[4 hours]  Nursing management of adults with increasingly complex self-care deficits.  Clinical experiences in acute and chronic care settings, under the guidance of faculty.  Prerequisite:  KINE 2580, NURA 1260, 2110.

NURA - 2170   MATERNAL, NEWBORN, AND WOMEN�S HEALTH NURSING
[3 hours]  Focus is on health care needs of childbearing families, newborns, and the gynecological care of women with self-care deficits.  Clinical experiences are in: ambulatory, acute care, and community settings.

NURA - 2200   NURSING AGENCY
[1 hour]  Capstone course where the major emphasis is preparing the student for beginning professional practice. Leadership/management skills as well as legal, political, economic, personal and professional issues are discussed.  Prerequisite: NURA 2100, 2110, 2120, 2130   Corequisite: NURA 2210, 2220, 2230

NURA - 2210   ADULT HEALTH DEVIATIONS IV
[3 hours]  Last of four adult health deviation courses. The focus includes experiences in the nursing management of individuals/families/ groups with self-care deficits requiring critical, acute, subacute and rehabilitative care.  Prerequisite: NURA 2100, 2110, 2120, 2130   Corequisite: NURA 2200, 2220, 2230

NURA - 2220   HEALTH DEVIATIONS OF THE DEVELOPING FAMILY
[2 hours]  Health deviations affecting the childbearing/child-rearing family.  Prerequisite: NURA 2100, 2110, 2120, 2130   Corequisite: NURA 2200, 2210, 2230

NURA - 2230   CLINICAL PRACTICUM IV
[2 - 4 hours]  Clinical practice with all age groups experiencing complex physiological health deviations in diverse settings. Includes a leadership/management experience in long term care and caring for groups of patients.  Prerequisite: NURA 2100, 2110, 2120, 2130   Corequisite: NURA 2200, 2210, 2220

NURA - 2260  NURSING SYSTEMS FOR ADULTS IV
[4 hours]  Focuses on nursing management of adults with self-care deficits requiring critical, urgent, acute and rehabilitative care.  Clinical experiences include leadership/management roles with guidance from faculty and preceptor.  Prerequisite:  NURA 2160 2170, BIOL 2100.

NURA - 2270  NURSING CARE OF INFANTS AND CHILDREN
[4 hours]  Focus is on health promotion/health deviations of infants and children in a family centered approach.  Clinical will emphasizes the elements present in theory in diverse locations with multiple patients.  Prerequisite:  NURA 2160, 2170, BIOL 2100.

NURA - 2990   INDEPENDENT STUDY
[1 - 4 hours]  A course designed to provide educational opportunities in a specialized academic area under the direct supervision of a faculty member.

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Last Updated: 5/5/14