Nursing Support Courses

NUR010 - Support Module for Nursing I: Fundamentals.

1 Unit* (Fall)

This course is designed to assist the student in understanding the principles and practices presented in Nursing I: Fundamentals. Various forms of supplemental material, such as worksheets and case studies are used to reinforce the information and concepts required of Nursing I students.

Co-requisite: Nursing I: Fundamentals

*Not applicable to associate degree, or certificate programs.

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NUR020 - Support Module for Nursing II: Fundamentals

1 Unit ( Spring)

This course is designed to assist the student in understanding the principles and practices presented in Nursing II: Fundamentals. Various forms of supplemental material, such as worksheets and case studies are used to reinforce the information and concepts required of Nursing II students.

Co-requisite: Nursing Fundamentals II

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NUR030 - Support Module for Nursing III: Caring for the Growing Family

1 Unit ( Fall)

This course is designed to assist the student in understanding the principles and practices presented in Nursing III: Caring for the Growing Family. Various forms of supplemental material, such as worksheets and case studies are used to reinforce the information and concepts required of Nursing III students.

Co-requisite: Nursing III: Caring for the Growing Family

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NUR040 - Support Module for Nursing IV: Physical and Mental Illness

1 Unit ( Spring)

This course is designed to assist the student in understanding the principles and practices presented in Nursing IV: Physical and Mental Illness. Various forms of supplemental material, such as worksheets and case studies are used to reinforce the information and concepts required of Nursing IV students.

Co-requisite: Nursing IV: Physical and Mental Illness.

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NUR111 - Basic Clinical Calculations for Medication Administration I

1 lecture 1 credit ( Fall)

This course introduces the calculations used for the safe administration of oral and parenteral medications in the health care setting. Dimensional analysis is the method used to assist the learner to obtain answers with accuracy.

Pre-requisites: tested into 38103, Basic Math I, or by permission of the instructor.

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NUR112 - Basic Clinical Calculations for Medication Administration II

1 lecture 1 credit ( Spring)

This course reviews Dimensional Analysis and the conversion between the various systems of measurement. The student will receive practice in calculating the safe administration of complex oral and parenteral medications in the health care setting. The safe administration of intravenous fluids and medications will be introduced

Pre-requisite: 57111 or 57101

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NUR205 - Pharmacology and the Human Body

3 credits

An introduction to medications used to maintain health and/or treat diseases and disorders. The course includes beginning concepts in the origins of medications, how commonly used medications act in the body, how they are changed in the body and how their effects are produced. Toxic effects, side effects and adverse reactions to commonly used drugs are included as well as the effects of medications in all stages of human development.

Pre-requisite: 31106 or permission of instructor

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NUR206 - Advanced Clinical Calculations for Medication Administration

1 lecture 1 credit (Fall/Spring)

This course is designed to assist the student to perform the preparation and administration of medications safely in complex and diverse clinical situations. Dimensional analysis is the method used to assist the learner to obtain answers with accuracy.

Pre-requisite: 57112 or 57102 or permission of the instructor.

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NUR193 - Healing Touch

3 lecture 3 credit (Fall/Spring/Summer)

This course focuses on theory, research, and the practice of Healing Touch and other energy-based techniques to balance and clear the human energy field.  Applications of these integrative healing techniques to a variety of situations ranging from self-care, care of friends and family to professional use in programs of health/wellness, stress reduction, rehabilitation, all specialties of nursing, and hospice care will be covered in this course.

Pre-requisite: Completed one semester of nursing or other allied health or permission of the instructor.