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Basic medical-Surgical Nursing
Course Number: V/NUR 214
Basic medical-Surgical Nursing
Units: 15
Class: 9 hours lecture, 18 hours laboratory (GR)
Pre-requisite: Biol 20A and Biol 20B, or Biol 2 and 4; and health clearances: physical examination, negative TB test results, and immunizations; and Hlted 11 or CPR certification
Recommended preparation: CIS 200 or 205 or equivalent, and Engl 1A, and Math 201
Description: Theoretical framework for understanding the process of assessing and planning care of adult patients: Supervised  application of the principles and practices of basic nursing care. 1230.20

 

Course Number: V/NUR 215
Introduction to Pharmacology
Units: 1
Class: 1 hour lecture (GR)
Description: Introduction to pharmacology: Mathematics of calculating medication dosages, apothecary and metric conversions, and principles and techniques of administering medications. 1230.20

 

Course Number: V/NUR 216
Therapeutic Nutrition
Units: 1
Class: 1 hour lecture (GR)
Description: Survey of dietary principles: Their application to selected medical conditions needing modification of normal dietary requirements. 1230.20
 

Course Number: V/NUR 217
Intermediate medical-Surgical Nursing
Units: 10
Class: 7 hours lecture, 10 hours laboratory (GR)
Prerequisite: V/Nur 214 and 215 and 216; and health clearance: negative TB test results
Description: Common health problems of adults: Dietary therapy and medications; socioeconomic, psychological, and cultural factors related to patient care; and supervised application of the principles and practices of intermediate nursing care of adults in clinical settings. 1230.20
 

Course Number: V/NUR 218
Intermediate Pharmacology
Units: 2
Class: 2 hours lecture (GR)
Prerequisite: V/Nur 215
Description: Study of specific drugs: Drug categories, dosages, and actions; and related nursing implications. 1230.20
 

Course Number: V/NUR 219
Advanced medical-Surgical Nursing
Units: 17
Class: 11 hours lecture, 18 hours laboratory (GR)
Prerequisite: V/Nur 217 and 218; and health clearance: negative TB test results
Description: Study of selected health problems of adults requiring specific advanced nursing-care measures: Related dietary therapy, medications, and patient knowledge of specific treatments; supervised application of the principles and practices of advanced nursing care of adults in clinical settings; emphasis on preparation for licensure and employment. 1230.20
 

Course Number: V/NUR 220
Maternal-child Nursing
Units: 4
Class: 2 hours lecture, 8 hours laboratory (GR)
Prerequisite: V/Nur 214 and 215 and 216
Description: Principles of nursing care of patient during prenatal, labor, delivery, and postpartum periods: Observation or participation in obstetrics and care of the newborn in hospital settings; discussion of normal child growth and development, characteristics of the well child, and related socioeconomic, psychological and cultural factors; supervised observation/participation in facilities which provide care for children. 1230.20
 

Course Number: V/NUR 248NA-tz
Selected topics in Vocational Nursing
Units: .5-9
Class: 0-9 hours lecture, 0-27 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
See section on Selected Topics. 1230.20