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Nursing - RN Traditional - AAS

Allied Health

Contact: Debbie HACKLER Hacklerd@hutchcc.edu (620)665-4931
Contact: David CHASTAIN chastaind@hutchcc.edu (620)728-8100
Department Co-Chair: Debbie HACKLER Hacklerd@hutchcc.edu (620)665-4931
Department Co-Chair: Todd SAZAMA Sazamat@hutchcc.edu (620)665-4939

For course descriptions and course prerequisites, click on the course name.

Total Credit Hours

This degree requires 67 credit hours.

Requirements

Course Title Credits
BI100 Basic Concepts for Allied Health Studies 1

Basic anatomical and physiological terminology; fundamental chemical concepts with an emphasis on organic macromolecules, pH, buffers, electrolytes, and solutions; introduction to cellular structure and function.

BI103 Human Anatomy and Physiology 6

Basic structure and function of the human body. Lecture and lab.
Pre-Reqs: BI101 or BI104 or BI105 or BI112, or BI100 Bas Cncpt for AH Studies with a grade of C or better

BI112 General Microbiology 4

Microbiological principles; introduction to eukaryotic and prokaryotic microbes and viruses, growth and control, microbial genetics, mechanisms of infection, and host defenses with selected microbial diseases addressed; support of concepts examined in lecture provided by lab emphasizing aseptic technique, safe handling and manipulation of microbes and survey of representative microorganisms. Lecture and lab.
Pre-Reqs: BI101 or BI103 or BI104 or BI105

EN101 English Composition IA 3

Essentials of composition. Emphasis is placed on practice in writing expository paragraphs and themes and in using the techniques of research. Selected readings for models and criticism are used.
Pre-Reqs: Asset Writing Score of 45 or above, or ACT English Score of 20 to 36, or Compass Writing Score of 76 or above, or Accuplacer Writing Score of 69 to 120

HR105 Medical Terminology 3

Elements of medical language including common abbreviations. Emphasis is placed on spelling, pronunciation, correct usage, and meaning relating to body systems, medical science, and medical specialties.

NR110 Foundations in Nursing 6

Introduction to the art and discipline of nursing with a focus on fundamental knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to meet the challenges of caring for patients in the clinical setting.
Pre-Reqs: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

NR110L Foundations of Nursing Lab 1

Knowledge and skills required to care of patients in a clinical setting. Demonstration, guided practice, and simulation used to reinforce critical thinking and application of foundational concepts such as asepsis, communication, safety and patient education. Concepts progress from basic nursing skills to advanced nursing skills.
Pre-Reqs: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

NR113 Concepts of Professional Nursing 1

Introduction to the art and science of the profession of nursing by focusing on nursing as a caring profession, nurse roles and functions, ethics, standards, legal aspects, holism, wellness, and the health care system.
Pre-Reqs: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

NR116 Health Assessment 3

Identification and documentation of normal findings and common deviations throughout the lifespan. Knowledge and skills necessary to conduct comprehensive and focused patient assessments that provide a foundation for planning individualized, effective care.
Pre-Reqs: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

NR118 Care of the Adult 6

Care of the adult patient utilizing the nursing process to identify physical, psychological, cultural, and spiritual needs and plan holistic care to improve patient outcomes. Focuses on the expected outcomes and effects of nursing interventions with adults experiencing selected health conditions.
Pre-Reqs: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

NR118L Care of the Adult Practicum 4

Guided practice in holistic nursing care of the adult patient in diverse clinical settings by providing safe, evidence-based, professional, holistic nursing care related to the management of clients with medical and/or surgical needs. An introduction to various community health and intraoperative settings.
Pre-Reqs: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

NR208 Care of the Family 4

Concepts and theories related to the promotion of health and wellness during the childbearing and childrearing years. Nursing interventions used in health promotion, risk reduction, clinical decision-making and management of the woman, childbearing and childrearing family, including working with usual childhood issues and with children who require acute and chronic care.
Pre-Reqs: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

NR208L Care of the Family Practicum 2

Clinical practicum in diverse clinical setting, related to the promotion of health and wellness during childbearing and childrearing years. Working with persons of diverse backgrounds, nursing colleagues, and other members of the interdisciplinary team. Prioritizing and providing nursing care in hospital and community-based settings.
Pre-Reqs: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

NR211L Advanced Skills Lab 1

Development of psychomotor and psychosocial competencies in complex skills with varying age groups. Providing safe, evidence-based professional, holistic nursing care related to the management of patients with advanced medial and surgical needs.
Pre-Reqs: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

NR220 Complex Care of the Adult 4

Concepts and theories related to nursing care of complex adult patients experiencing acutely changing conditions in settings where outcomes are less predictable. Complex, multi-system disease processes will be critically examined.
Pre-Reqs: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

NR220L Complex Care of the Adult Practicum 2

Clinical practicum in the diverse clinical setting, of (complex) adult patients experiencing acutely changing conditions where outcomes are less predictable. Provide safe, evidence-based professional, holistic nursing care related to the management of clients with complex, multi-system disease processes.
Pre-Reqs: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

NR221 Leadership and Management Concepts in Nursing 1

Concepts and theories of nursing leadership and management applicable to various roles. Evidence-based leadership skills, through self-reflection and group processes, as a core competency in nursing to improve quality in patient care and strengthen nursing as a profession.
Pre-Reqs: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

NR221L Leadership & Management Concepts in Nursing Practi 2

Clinical practicum using leadership, management, professionalism, team building, mentoring, communication skills, and ethical decision making processes in the delivery of healthcare in diverse clinical settings.
Pre-Reqs: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

NR224 Role Transition: Student to the Professional Nurse 1

Issues and trends that affect the profession of nursing when transitioning from the student nurse role to the professional nurse role. Concepts of burnout and reality shock will be examined.
Pre-Reqs: Associate Degree Nursing Acceptance

PS100 General Psychology 3

A survey of the fundamental principles of behavior including physiological, perceptual, historical, methodological, learning, memory, development, motivational, emotional, social and applied perspectives.

PS102 Human Growth and Development 3

A survey of the theories of and current research into the psychological development of individuals from birth to death focusing on the progressive changes experienced in the physical, cognitive and social-emotional domains of life.
Pre-Reqs: PS100 General Psychology

SH101 Public Speaking OR SH210 Interpersonal Communication 3
Course Title Credits
SH101 Public Speaking 3.00

SH210 Interpersonal Communication 3.00

Sociology/Nutrition Options 3
Course Title Credits
HE202 Nutrition 3.00

HE202H Honors Nutrition 3.00

SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology 3.00

SO100H Honors Fundamentals of Sociology 3.00


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