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FKCC 2012-2013
NUR 1142 - Pharmacology for Nursing
2.000 Credits
An introductory course in pharmacology for nurses. The outline is coordinated to match lecture content.
NUR 1211C - Clinical Nursing I
8.000 Credits
Co-requisites: MCB 1010C NUR 1142C NUR 1211L
This course is not ordinarily counted in the Associate in Arts degree. Clinical Nursing I is designed to introduce the
student to selected medical-surgical concepts and provide the opportunity to expand and refine clinical skills acquired
in Fundamentals of Nursing. Utilizing a systems framework, students are introduced to the inflammatory process and
pathological conditions of diabetes and the ears, eyes, nose and throat. The respiratory, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular,
immunological, hematopoietic, integumentary systems as well as the special needs of the medical and surgical patient
are also examined. Students are expected to formulate nursing care plans based on thorough assessments made of adult
patients in the clinical setting and on knowledge of patho-physiology.
NUR 1520C - Nursing in Mental Health
6.000 Credits
Prerequisites: SPC 1040 CR C
Co-requisites: NUR 1520L SPC 1040
This course is not ordinarily counted in the Associate in Arts degree. This course is designed to provide the student
with the opportunity to examine mental health concepts and related nursing interventions. Utilizing a nursing process
framework, students are introduced to theoretical models of behavior, classification and symptomatology of mental
disorders, and the various treatment modalities associated with mental health care. Emphasis is placed on the student’s
ability to apply the nursing process with selected clients. Through individual and group supervision, the student is
encouraged to develop awareness of his/her own behavior and the impact on others.
NUR 2213C - Clinical Nursing II
8.000 Credits
Prerequisites: NUR 1211C CR C and MCB 1010C CR C and NUR 1142C CR C
Co-requisites: ENC 1101 NUR 2213L NUR 2825 SYG 1000
This course is not ordinarily counted in the Associate in Arts degree. Clinical Nursing II is designed to provide the
student with additional theory and practice in more complex and specialized medical/surgical areas of nursing. Students
are expected to apply facts and scientific principles from previous courses. Utilizing a systems framework, students are
introduced to the geriatric patient and pathological conditions of the genitourinary, neurological hepatic and biliary
systems. Areas of oncology, fluids and electrolytes, hemodynamics, and burns are also examined. Students are expected to
formulate and apply nursing care plans based on thorough assessment of patients in the clinical setting and on knowledge
of pathophysiology and psychosocial needs of the patient.
NUR 2462C - Maternal-Child Health
8.000 Credits
Prerequisites: NUR 1020C CR C and BSC 1086C CR C * and DEP 2004 CR C * and NUR 1192 CR C
This course is not ordinarily counted in the Associate in Arts degree. Concepts from nursing fundamentals are adapted
to the nursing care of the family. Through classroom and clinical experiences, students gain knowledge of the processes,
problems, and deviations from health which influence or alter the normal course of parenthood and child care. Studies
of women’s health, the reproduction cycle, growth and development of the child, well and ill child care, and the impact
of illness and hospitalization on the family are provided in the classroom. These studies provide the students with the
theoretical basis to safely apply the nursing process in caring for obstetric and pediatric clients in a variety of healthcare
settings.
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