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Nursing

Courses - NRSG Lower Division

199. Special Topics (3)

Overview of health care professions with a primary focus on the nursing profession, including, nursing history, educational preparation and the roles of nurses, ethics, patients' and nurses' Bill of Rights, medical terminology and math for health care professions.
Letter grade only (A-F).

200. Introduction to Nursing Health Care (6)

Prerequisites: Admission to the nursing program. Corequisites: NRSG 202, 302, 305, NUTR 339 or consent of instructor. Support Courses: SOC 100 or PSY 100.
Introduction to physical and social science principles which provide basis for beginning level nursing theory and practice within the framework of nursing process, self care, and evidence based practice. Guided utilization of theory and skill in a clinical laboratory.
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. (Lecture-discussion 3 hours, laboratory 9 hours)

202. Health Care Communication (2)

Prerequisites: Admission to the nursing program, or consent of instructor. Corequisites: NRSG 200, 302, 305, NUTR 339. Support courses SOC 100 or PSY 100.
Conceptual foundations for the nurse-client relationship, therapeutic communication, responding to special client needs and professional issues within a clinically oriented cultural framework.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture-discussion, 2 hours)

250. Intermediate Nursing Health Care (6)

Prerequisites: NRSG 200, 202, 302, 305, NUTR 339, or consent of instructor. Corequisites: NRSG 260, 312, or consent of instructor. Support courses: SOC 100 or PSY 100.
Application of recognized physical and social science principles and current research findings to intermediate level nursing theory. Guided laboratory experience to assist in gaining skills in application of selected nursing process activities in simulation and in direct patient care.
Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. (Lecture-discussion 3 hours, laboratory 9 hours)

260. Older Adult Health Care (4)

Prerequisites: NRSG 200, 202, 302, 305, NUTR 339, or consent of instructor. Corequisites: NRSG 250, 312, or consent of instructor. Support courses: SOC 100 or PSY 100.
Study of unique needs of aging population. Focus on health promotion and delivery of care. Application of nursing process and evidence based practice in caring for aging clients in a variety of settings.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture-discussion, 2 hours, laboratory 6 hours)