Practical Nursing Course Descriptions

NOTE: Associate Degree Nursing courses are listed on the ADN web page.

NUR 101 Practical Nursing I

This course introduces the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts within each domain including assessment, clinical decision making, professional behaviors, caring interventions, biophysical and psychosocial concepts, communication, collaboration, teaching/learning, safety, ethical principles, legal issues, informatics, and evidence-based practice. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care across the lifespan incorporating the concepts identified in this course.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 7; Lab, 6; Clinical, 6
Semester Hours Credit: 11
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
NUR 101 Course Outline: Not Available

NUR 102 Practical Nursing II

This course is designed to further develop the concepts within the three domains of the individual, nursing, and healthcare. Emphasis is placed on the concepts within each domain including clinical decision making, caring interventions, biophysical and psychosocial concepts, communication, collaboration, teaching and learning, accountability, safety, informatics, and evidence-based practice. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care across the lifespan incorporating the concepts identified in this course.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 7; Lab, 0; Clinical, 9
Semester Hours Credit: 10
Prerequisite: NUR 101
Corequisite: None
NUR 102 Course Outline: Not Available

NUR 103 Practical Nursing III

This course is designed to assimilate the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on biophysical and psychosocial concepts, professional behaviors, healthcare systems, health policy, and quality improvement. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to provide safe, quality, and individualized entry level nursing care.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 6; Lab, 0; Clinical, 9
Semester Hours Credit: 9
Prerequisite: NUR 101
Corequisite: None
NUR 103 Course Outline: Not Available

 

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