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First Year – Trimester 1

CODE

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

BIO 1010

Anatomy and Physiology I/Lab

4

IHD 9180

Inter-professional Perspectives in Health Disparities

1

ENG 1010

English Composition I

3

PSY 1010

Introduction to Psychology

3

MTH 1050

College Algebra

3

BIO 2030

Microbiology for Health Sciences/Lab

4

SUBTOTAL

18

First Year – Trimester 2

CODE

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

BIO 1020

Anatomy and Physiology II/Lab

4

PSY 1020

Developmental Psychology

3

ENG 1020

English Composition II

3

SPC 1030

Public Speaking

3

CHE 1110

Chemistry for Health Sciences/Lab

4

MTH 1130

Introduction to Statistics

3

SUBTOTAL

20

First Year – Trimester 3

CODE

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

NUR 2120

Foundations of Professional Nursing Practices

5

NUR 2330

Nutrition

3

NUR 3030

Pathophysiology

3

EPI 3100

Principles of Epidemiology

3

NUR 3150

Nursing Research

3

SUBTOTAL

17

Second Year – Trimester 4

CODE

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

NUR 2310  

Health Assessment and Health Promotion 

3

NUR 2320 Pharmacology

3

NUR 3110

Family Dynamics

3

NUR 3580

Evidenced-Based Nursing Practices

3

SUBTOTAL

13

Second Year – Trimester 5

CODE

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

NUR 3120

Care of the Adult in the Acute Care Setting I

6

NUR 3130

Mental Health Nursing

5

HCS 3520

Health Care Informatics

3

SUBTOTAL

14

Second Year – Trimester 6

CODE

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

NUR 3140

Community Health and Disaster Preparedness

5

NUR 3170

Nursing Care of the Childbearing Family

5

HCS 4510

Global Health Care Issues

3

SUBTOTAL

13

Third Year – Trimester 7

CODE

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

NUR 4120

Care of the Adult in the Acute Care Setting II

7

NUR 4030

Pediatric Nursing

5

NUR 4040

Leadership and Management

4

SUBTOTAL

16

Third Year – Trimester 8

CODE

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

NUR 4580

Nursing Specialty Practice

8

NUR 4590

Senior Seminar Capstone

4

SUBTOTAL

12

 

Upper Division

Courses Required for Admission to Upper Division 2.5 GPA

CODE

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

CHE 1110

Chemistry for Health Sciences/Lab

4

ENG 1010

English Composition I

3

BIO 1010

Anatomy and Physiology I/Lab

4

BIO 2030

Microbiology for Health Sciences/Lab

4

PSY 1010

Introduction to Psychology

3

BIO 1020

Anatomy and Physiology II/Lab

4

PSY 1020

Developmental Psychology

3

ENG 1020

English Composition II

3

MTH 1050

College Algebra

3

SPC 1030

Public Speaking

3

MTH 1130

Introduction to Statistics

3

SUBTOTAL

37

First Year – Trimester1

CODE

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

NUR 2120

Foundations of Professional Nursing Practice

5

NUR 2330

Nutrition

3

NUR 3030

Pathophysiology

3

NUR 3150

Nursing Research

3

EPI 3100

Principles of Epidemiology

3

SUBTOTAL

15

First Year – Trimester 2

CODE

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

NUR 2310

Health Assessment and Health Promotion

3

NUR 2320 Pharmacology

3

NUR 3110 Family Dynamics

3

NUR 3580

Evidence-Based Nursing Practice

3

SUBTOTAL

14

First Year –  Trimester 3

CODE

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

NUR 3120

Care of the Adult in the Acute Care Setting I

6

NUR 3130

Mental Health Nursing

5

HCS 3520

Health Care Informatics

3

SUBTOTAL

14

Second Year – Trimester 4

CODE

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

NUR 3140

Community Health and Disaster Preparedness

5

NUR 3170

Nursing Care of the Childbearing Family

5

HCS 4510

Global Health Care Issues

3

SUBTOTAL

13

Second Year – Trimester 5

CODE

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

NUR 4120

Care of the Adult in the Acute Care Setting II

7

NUR 4030

Pediatric Nursing

5

NUR 4040

Leadership and Management

4

SUBTOTAL

16

Second Year – Trimester 6

CODE

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

NUR 4580

Nursing Specialty Practice

8

NUR 4590

Senior Seminar Capstone

4

SUBTOTAL

12

Essential Performance Standards in Nursing

Students must be able to perform the functions that are necessary for the safe practice of nursing and essential to the licensing requirements for nursing with or without reasonable accommodation, in order to be admitted the PHSU Nursing Program. The following are the essential performance standards in nursing:

ISSUE

STANDARD

EXAMPLE

Critical Thinking

Critical thinking ability sufficient for clinical judgment.

Identify cause/effect relationships in clinical situations, develop a nursing care.

Interpersonal

Interpersonal abilities sufficient for interaction with individuals, families, and groups from various social, emotional, cultural and intellectual backgrounds.

Establish rapport with patients/clients and colleagues.

Communication

Communication abilities sufficient for verbal and written interaction with other.

Explain treatment procedures, initiate health teaching, and document and interpret nursing actions and patient/client responses.

Mobility

Physical abilities sufficient for movement from room to room and in small spaces.

Move around in patient’s room, work spaces and treatment areas; administer cardiopulmonary procedures.

Motor Skills

Gross and fine motor abilities sufficient for providing safe, effective nursing care.

Calibrate and use equipment; position patients/clients.

Hearing

Auditory ability sufficient for monitoring and assessing health needs

Hear monitor alarm, emergency signals, auscultator sounds and cries for help.

Visual

Visual ability sufficient for observation and assessment necessary I nursing care.

Observe patient/client responses.

Tactile

Tactile ability sufficient for physical assessment.

Perform palpation, functions of physical examination and/or those related to therapeutic intervention (such as insertion of a catheter).

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