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Associate Degree Nursing Program Course Description

NSG 101 Nursing Practice I

Nursing I

Description: Covers nursing practice using functional health patterns within the context of the contemporary health care delivery system. Emphasizes foundation knowledge of nursing practice, skills acquisitions, and the care of patients with health perception-health management, value-belief, and rest-sleep dysfunctional health patterns.
Components: Lecture: 5 hours (75 contact hours). Laboratory 4 hours (180 contact hours).
Credit: 9 hours
Prerequisite: Admission to the Associate Degree Nursing program. (BIO 137 and MAT 110 or MAT 150 or higher) with a grade of "C" or better. PSY 110 and Computer Literacy. 
Prior to or concurrent: BIO 139 with a grade of "C" or better and PSY 223.

NSG 197 Transition to ADN Course

Builds upon the basic nursing skills and concepts learned in the LVN/LPN experience. Assists the Practical Nurse to make the beginning transition to the RN role. Includes the role of the Associate Degree Nurse and application of the course components of nursing practice to patients experiencing the dysfunctional health patterns of nutritional-metabolic and elimination. Upon successful completion of all components of the course, the student will be admitted to NSG 220 and will have earned by advanced standing, 15 credit hours in nursing.

NSG 210 Medical Surgical Nursing I

 

Description: Focuses on the application of the core components of nursing to adult patients experiencing dysfunctional health patterns. Emphasizes the care of patients with nutritional-metabolic and elimination dysfunctional health patterns.
Components: Lecture: 3 credit hours (45 contact hours) Lab/Clinical: 3 credits (135 contact hours) 
Credit: 6 hours
Pre-requisite: (NSG 101 and BIO 139) with a grade of "C" or better and PSY 223. 
Prerequisite or Co-requisite: (NSG 212 and NSG 215) with a grade of "C" or better, ENG 101 and Oral communications. 

NSG 211 Maternal Newborn Nursing

 

Description: Focuses on the application of the core components of nursing to the care of childbearing families experiencing functional and dysfunctional health patterns.
Components: Lecture: 2 credits hours (30 contact hours). Lab/Clinical: 1 credit hour (45 contact hours).
Credit: 3 hours
Prerequisite: (NSG 210, NSG 212 and NSG 215), with a grade of "C" or higher, ENG 101 and Oral Communications. 
Pre- or Co-requisite: NSG 220 with a grade of "C" or higher, ENG 102, and BIO 225.

NSG 212 Behavioral Health Nursing

Description: Focuses on the application of the nursing care to patients experiencing a dysfunctional health pattern. Emphasizes the care of patients with Coping-Stress-Tolerance and Altered Role-Relationship health patterns.
Components: Lecture: 2 credit hours (30 contact hours). Lab/Clinical: 1 credit hours (45 contact hours).
Credit: 3 hours
Prerequisite: (NSG 210, NSG 212 and NSG 215), with a grade of "C" or higher, ENG 101 and Oral Communications.
Pre- or C0-requisite: NSG 220 with a grade of "C" or higher, ENG 102, and BIO 225.

NSG 213 Pediatric Nursing

Description: Focuses on the application of the core components of nursing to the care of the child and family experiencing functional and dysfunctional health patterns. (Unsuccessful completion of NSG 213 will require mandatory withdrawal from NSG 230; 201 KAR 20:320)
Components: Lecture: 2 credit hours (30 contact hours). Lab/Clinical: 1 credit hour
Credit: 3 hours
Pre-requisite: (NSG 220 and NSG 211 and BIO 225) with a grade of "C" or better, ENG 102.
Co-requisite: NSG 230 or Consent of Instructor.
Pre- or Co-requisite: NSG 224 with a grade of "C" or better, and Heritage/Humanities.
Pre- or Co-requisite: (NSG 210 and NSG 215) with a grade of "C" or higher, ENG 101 and Oral Communications.

NSG 215 Pharmacology I

Description: Focuses on common drugs, their classification and effects on functional and dysfunctional health patterns (value/belief, rest/sleep, health perception/health management, nutritional/metabolic and elimination health patterns). Emphasizes nursing responsibility, accountability, and application of the nursing process regarding drug therapy. 
Components: Lecture: 1 credit hours (15 contact hours). 
Credit: 1 hour
Pre-requisite: (NSG 101 and BIO 139) with a grade of "C" or higher and PSY 223.
Pre- or Co-requisite: (NSG 210 and NSG 212) with a grade of "C" or higher, ENG 101 and Oral Communication. 

NSG 220 Medical Surgical Nursing II

Description: Focuses on the application of the core components of nursing to adult patients experiencing dysfunctional health patterns. Emphasizes the care of patients with activity-exercise dysfunctional health patterns (cardiac, respiratory and musculoskeletal).
Components: Lecture: 3 credit hours (45 contact hours). Lab/Clinical: 3 credit hours (135 contact hours).
Credit: 6 hours
Pre-requisite: (NSG 210, NSG 215 and NSG 212) with a grade of "C" or higher and ENG 101 and Oral Communications.
Pre- or Co-requisite: (NSG 211 and BIO 225) with a grade of "C" or higher and ENG 102.

NSG 225 Pharmacology II

Description: Focuses on common drugs, their classification and effects on functional and dysfunctional health patterns (activity-exercise, coping/stress/tolerance, role/relationship, altered self-perception/self-concept, and cognitive perceptual). Emphasizes nursing responsibility, accountability and application of the nursing process regarding drug therapy. (Unsuccessful completion of NSG 225 will require mandatory withdrawal from NSG 230: 201 KAR 20:320).
Components: Lecture: 1 credit hour (15 contact hours).
Credits: 1 hour
Pre-requisite: (NSG 220 and NSG 211 and BIO 225) with a grade of "C" or higher and ENG 102.
Co-requisite: NSG 230 or Consent of Instructor.
Pre- or Co-requisites: Heritage/Humanities/Foreign Language and NSG 213.

NSG 230 Medical Surgical Nursing III

Description: Focuses on the application of the core components of nursing to adult patients experiencing dysfunctional health patterns. Emphasizes the care of patients with cognitive/perceptual, altered self perception/self concept, management of patients with dysfunctional health patterns: neurological, eyes/ears, immune/cancer, multiple systems organ failure, and disaster planning. Role transition is addressed and emphasizes leadership, management of care, skill development and professionalism. NSG 230 is the capstone course and must be successfully completed in the final semester of the associate degree nursing program enrollment. (201 KAR 20:320).
Components: Lecture: 3 credit hours (45 contact hours). Lab/Clinical 3 credit hours (135 contact hours).
Credit: 6 hours
Pre-requisite: (NSG 220 and NSG 211 and BIO 225) with a grade of "C" or higher and ENG 102.
Pre- or Co-requisite: NSG 213, NSG 225, Heritage/Humanities/Foreign Language.