ADN Transition

All options require that the LPN meet the published admission criteria and be accepted into the program according to the published procedure. Admission to the program is competitive and students are selected accordingly.

*MAT 155 will no longer be accepted after the 2018-19 academic year.

  • All nursing courses include communication/speech components and prepare students in basic computer applications.
  • CPR certification and immunizations must be current at all times during enrollment in nursing courses.
  • 80% competency is required in all nursing courses.

Spring

BIO 210
Credits: 4

Course Description

This is the first in a sequence of courses, including intensive coverage of the body as an integrated whole. All body systems are studied.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

BIO 102, BIO 112, or BIO 118 with a grade of “C” or better


ENG 101
Credits: 3

Course Description

This is a university transfer course in which the following topics are presented: a study of composition in conjunction with appropriate literary selections, with frequent theme assignments to reinforce effective writing. A review of standard usage and the basic
techniques of research are also presented.

Classroom Hours: 3


MAT 102
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course includes the study of linear systems and applications; quadratic expressions, equations, functions, and graphs; and rational and radical expressions and functions.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

MAT 101 with a grade of “C” or better or equivalent


NUR 201
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is designed to facilitate the transition of the Licensed Practical Nurse to that of the role of the Registered Nurse. Theoretical and clinical/lab components are interwoven throughout this course. The nursing process is utilized to assist in meeting the needs of patients with common health problems.

Classroom Hours: 2

Lab Hours: 3


PSY 201
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course includes the following topics: an introduction to the basic theories and concepts in the science of behavior, scientific method, biological bases for behavior, perception, motivation, learning, memory, development, personality, and abnormal behavior.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

ENG 032 and RDG 032 or RWR 032


Summer

BIO 211
Credits: 4

Course Description

This is a continuation of a sequence of courses, including intensive coverage of the body as an integrated whole. All body systems are studied.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

BIO 210 with a grade of “C” or better


NUR 212
Credits: 4

Course Description

This course facilitates the application of the nursing process to assist in meeting the needs of children with acute and chronic health problems. Focus is on growth and development and anticipatory guidance.

Classroom Hours: 2

Lab Hours: 6

Course Prerequisites

NUR 111, NUR 206; ADN Transition or FLEX Program: NUR 201, NUR 214


Fall

BIO 225
Credits: 4

Course Description

This is a detailed study of microbiology as it relates to infection and the disease processes of the body. Topics include immunity, epidemiology, medically important microorganisms, and diagnostic procedures for identification.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

BIO 102 or BIO 211 with a grade of “C” or better or two semesters freshman college biology with a grade of “C” or better


NUR 210
Credits: 5

Course Description

This course expands application of the nursing process in meeting the needs of patients with complex health problems.

Classroom Hours: 2

Lab Hours: 9

Course Prerequisites

NUR 111, NUR 140, NUR 206, BIO 225; ADN Transition or FLEX Program: NUR 201


NUR 214
Credits: 4

Course Description

This course facilitates the utilization of the nursing process to assist in meeting the needs of patients with common mental health problems. Focus is on the dynamics of human behavior ranging from normal to extreme.

Classroom Hours: 2

Lab Hours: 6

Course Prerequisites

NUR 111, NUR 206, BIO 225; ADN Transition Program: BIO 225, NUR 201, NUR 212


Spring II

Course Description

This course focuses on aspects of both normal and clinical nutrition, including topics related to the essential principles of nutrition, assessment of nutritional status, weight control, life-cycle nutrition, health promotion/maintenance, disease prevention and diet therapy. Emphasis is placed on the role of the health care professional and the
complexities of nutrition.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites

ENG 032 , ENG 155 or RWR 032


Course Description

This course facilitates the application of the nursing process to assist in meeting the needs of the childbearing family. Focus is on both normal and abnormal aspects.

Classroom Hours: 2

Lab Hours: 6

Course Prerequisites

NUR 111, NUR 206; ADN Transition or FLEX Program: NUR 201, NUR 214


NUR 215
Credits: 5

Course Description

This course facilitates nursing care of small groups of patients utilizing the nursing process and concepts of management.

Classroom Hours: 2

Lab Hours: 9

Course Prerequisites

NUR 210


XEH
Credits: 3

Course Description

Humanities elective

Classroom Hours: 3