NUA 315 - CONCEPTS IN NURSING

Semester Hours: 3

This course focuses on professional development using concepts and theories basic to the art and science of nursing. Co-Requisites: NUA 320, NUA 325, NUA 335, NUA 345k.

NUA 320 - GERONTOLOGICAL NURSING

Semester Hours: 3

This course is designed to focus on current physical and social aspects of the aging process and older adults. The nursing process is used throughout the content. The focus is on caring for older adults and how they are a unique and specialty population. Co-requisites: NUA 315, NUA 325, NUA 335, NUA 345.

NUA 320L - CLINICAL IMMERSION

Semester Hours: 0

NUA 325 - PATHOPHYSIOLOGY

Semester Hours: 4

This course is the first of a two-part sequence where students analyze deviations from normal physiological functions and explore pathologies that contribute to disease processes. Students build on previous knowledge of anatomy and physiology, and microbiology,. Pharmacological concepts including dosage calculation, proper prescriber order management along with foundational components including normal/abnormal organ systems and treatment modalities are examined concurrently. Emphasis is placed on the application of drug therapies, and the nurse's role in optimizing safe pharmacological treatment using the nursing process. Co-requisites: NUA 315, NUA 320, NUA 335, NUA 345.

NUA 335 - HEALTH ASSESSMENT

Semester Hours: 5

This course focuses on holistic assessment of culturally diverse clients across the life span. Communication & psychomotor skills are developed in clinical laboratory settings with an emphasis on normal findings and health promotion. Co-requisites: NUA 315, NUA 320, NUA 325, NUA 345.

NUA 335L - CLINICAL IMMERSION

Semester Hours: 0

NUA 345 - FOUNDATIONS IN NURSING

Semester Hours: 6

This course will begin the process of learning foundational nursing skills to be used in nursing practices. Psychmotor nursing skills need to assist individuals meet basic human needs. Laboratory and clinical experiences are included. Co-requisites: NUA 315, NUA 320, NUA 325, NUA 335.

NUA 345L - CLINICAL IMMERSION

Semester Hours: 0

NUA 351 - EVIDENCE BASED NURSING

Semester Hours: 3

This course explores various models of inquiry used in nursing science and fosters application of the best clinical evidence into practice in order to promote improvement in healthcare experiences and patient outcomes. Co-requisites: NUA 355, NUA 365, NUA 375.

NUA 355 - PATHOPHYSIOLOGY

Semester Hours: 4

This course is the second of a two-part sequence where students analyze deviations from normal physiological functions and explore pathologies that contribute to disease processes. The pharmacology portion centers on te treatment of diesease and illness processes though application of drug therapies. The nurse's role in optimizing care and promoting outcomes through safe pharmacological management and comprehensive care planning are addressed. Co-requisites: NUA 315, NUA 320, NUA 365, NUA 375.

NUA 365 - COMMUNITY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

Semester Hours: 4

This course introduces core concepts of social and behavioral determinates necessary to facilitate an understanding of how they influence the health of individuals, communities, and populations. Theory and practice are directed toward promotion, maintenance, and restoration of health in individuals experiencing disruptions. Co-requisites: NUA 351, NUA 355, NUA 375.

NUA 365L - CLINICAL IMMERSION

Semester Hours: 0

NUA 375 - MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING

Semester Hours: 8

This course focuses on the application of the nursing process in the collaborative nursing management of adult clients experiencing simple to complex physiological health alterations. Co-requisites: NUA 351, NUA 355, NUA 365.

NUA 375L - CLINICAL IMMERSION

Semester Hours: 0

NUA 460 - COMPLEX CARE NURSING

Semester Hours: 5

This course explores the evidence-based collaborative nursing management of clients experiencing complex physiological health alterations. Clinical experiences will provide opportunities for advanced clinical reasoning in the acute and critical care environments. Co-requisites: NUA 351, NUA 355, NUA 365, NUA 375.

NUA 460L - CLINICAL IMMERSION

Semester Hours: 0

NUA 470 - MATERNAL/PEDIATRIC NURSING

Semester Hours: 4

This course uses a family centered approach to health promotion and health alterations of the family during pregnancy, childbirth, and in children from birth through adolscence. Co-requisites: NUA 475, NUA 485.

NUA 470L - CLINICAL IMMERSION

Semester Hours: 0

NUA 485 - INTEGRATED CONCEPTS

Semester Hours: 2

The purpose of this course is to facilitate the synthesis of knowledge and application of critical thinking to decisions about patient care. Test taking skills and time management concepts will be applied in preparation for the NCLEX-RN licensure exam. Co-requisites: NUA 460, NUA 470, NUA 475.