NUR 101 Fundamentals of Nursing

This course enables the student to identify and explore concepts that form the basis for the practice of holistic nursing. Emphasis is placed on the unifying concepts of basic human needs and nursing process. The focus is on an individuals state of health (homeostasis) with attention to common stressors that can create interruptions in need attainment. The nursing process is introduced as the methodology that provides the basis for nursing practice. NUR 101 provides classroom content that enables the student to make a beginning assessment of client needs which lead to the identification of client problems. Prerequisite: Admission to the Nursing Program. Note: ENG 101, PSY 100, and BIO 110 must be completed prior to or taken concurrently with NUR 101.

Augusta
10079 Fundamentals of Nursing MTH 09:00AM-11:30AM Ballback 9

 

NUR 201W Nursing Care of the Family

(This course is writing intensive.) NUR201W prepares the student to apply the nursing process in delivering care to the childbearing family and children. A developmental approach is used in meeting the needs of the child and family. Attention is given to the nurses role in health promotion and disease prevention. Concepts of community-based health care are introduced. Students will have the opportunity to provide nursing care to children and childbearing families. A portion of the clinical will provide students an opportunity to enhance their medical surgical knowledge while caring for adult clients. Prerequisite: MAT100, NUR102, BIO210. NOTE: PSY308, BIO321, SOC101 must be completed prior to or taken concurrently with NUR201W.

Augusta
(ITV Broadcast Class) 13070 Nursing Care of the Family MTH 09:00AM-11:30AM Evans 9

Video Conference
(Receive Class) Nursing Care of the Family MTH 09:00AM-11:30AM Evans 9
13073 Bath/Brunswick
13082 Calais
13076 Ellsworth/Hancock
13079 Hutchinson Center
13081 Machias
13080 Rockland

 

NUR 204 Nursing Care of the Adult Client II

NUR 204 is designed to focus on the nursing care of clients experiencing stressors that create psychological and physiological disequilibrium. Emphasis is placed on the collaborative role of the nurse as a member of a multidisciplinary mental health team. Students develop more complex skills in communication and explore nursing issues which emerge in the care of the client experiencing alterations in neurological, emotional, psychological and intellectual functioning. The nursing process is used to plan for individuals nursing approaches within the framework of basic human needs. NUR 205 is taken concurrently with NUR 204. Fifteen hours of clinical will be completed per week for one half of the semester. Prerequisite: NUR 201W, BIO 321, SOC 101, PSY 308

Augusta
10080 Nursing Care of the Adult Client II M 09:00AM-11:30AM Lafear 5

 

NUR 205 Nursing Care of the Adult Client III

NUR 205 builds on content in prior courses to focus on the nursing care of clients experiencing pathophysiological problems. Concepts of basic human needs and nursing process provide the foundation for nursing practice. Emphasis is placed on the independent and collaborative roles of the nurse. Clinical experiences providing care for multiple clients promote the development of critical thinking and organizational skills. NUR 204 is taken concurrently with NUR 205. 15 hours of clinical will be completed per week for one half of the semester. Prerequisite: NUR 201W, BIO 321, SOC 101, PSY 308.

Augusta
10081 Nursing Care of the Adult Client III TH 09:00AM-11:30AM Oxley 5

 

NUR 301 Health Assessment Throughout the Lifespan

This course presents content of total health assessment for all ages using holistic approach. In the laboratory setting, students develop the necessary knowledge and skills to perform a total health assessment. Students gain knowledge in history taking, therapeutic communication, and a comprehensive physical assessment with clients of all ages. Students will practice and demonstrate assessment skills in the laboratory setting. Prerequisite: BIO 210

Augusta
(Blended) 10084 Health Assessment Throughout the Lifespan M 02:00PM-06:00PM Clark 4

 

NUR 302 Pharmacology for Nurses

This course provides an introduction to pharmacodynamics through the application of holistic nursing and the nursing process. Focus on the principles of drug action are presented as they relate to nursing care throughout the lifespan. Emphasis is placed on the nursing role in medication administration and monitoring of various classes of medications

WEB
13003 Pharmacology for Nurses Clark 3

 

NUR 304 Concepts of Professional Nursing Practice

An exploration of the nursing profession, historical foundation, holistic concepts and current issues regarding the scope and roles in professional baccalaureate nursing practice will be discussed. Critical thinking, written and oral communication skills will be a focus in the development of the baccalaureate nurse.

Augusta
(Blended) 10088 Concepts of Professional Nursing Practice M 03:00PM-05:45PM King 3

 

NUR 389 Topics Nursing: Integrative Healing Yoga

This course will provide the registered nurse or other healthcare provider with applied experience in developing yoga practices for healing. The class directly relates to self-care and integral philosophy concepts taught in the RN- BSN program. Weekly yoga sessions and self-reflective practices will be combined with academic and philosophical discussions revolving around the emergence of peer-reviewed research and the body of philosophy related to the physiological benefits of yoga therapy for healing. This course will develop the students’ personal awareness and self-care capacity, which ultimately leads to reduced stress, and a sustainable-caring­healing nursing or healthcare provider practice. 3cr

Augusta
(Blended, runs October 15-November 26) 14591 Topics Nursing M 06:00PM-08:00PM Clark 3

 

NUR 410 Leadership and Management in Nursing

This course provides the RN student with an overview of leadership and management theory and roles in healthcare organizations and nursing services. Issues in nursing that impact the roles of leader and/or manager will be addressed using case study, study practice experiences, and reflective exercises. Prerequisites: NUR 304 or taken concurrently or with instructor's permission.Cr 3

Augusta
(Blended) 10196 Leadership and Management in Nursing M 03:00PM-05:45PM Clark 3

 

NUR 420 The American Health Care System

(This course is cross listed with POS420.) An overview of health care institutions, politics, and policy in the United States with attention to (a) the historical development of the system, (b) the major public and private sector institutions, (c) regulatory rules, (d) health care expenditures, (e) insurance, (f) Medicare and Medicaid, (g) managed care, (h) health care quality, and (i) long-term care. Prerequisite: BUA/JUS/POS223 and POS251 or permission of the instructor.

WEB
11864 The American Health Care System Clark 3