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Pre-Requisites

Course NumberCourse NameUnits
*CHE 3/PHS 1 Chemistry/Scientific Concept 3-4
*BIO 50A Human Anatomy 
*BIO 50AL Human Anatomy  Lab 1
*BIO 50B Human Physiology 
*BIO 50BL Human Physiology  Lab 1
*BIO 3 General Microbiology
*BIO 003L General Microbiology Lab  1
  Human Nutrition 3
PSY 1 General Psychology
PSY 12 Child/Human Development 3
SOC 1 Introduction to Sociology 3
ENG Written Composition or Rhetoric  6
SPE 10 Public Speaking 2
PHIL Philosophy 3
RST Religious Studies 6
**PHIL 168B Bioethics 6
  Total Units 48-49

First Semester

Pharmacology I

NUR 13A (1)

This theory course focuses on the scientific principles of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics as well as relevant policy issues, therapeutic applications, and safe administration of pharmacologic agents.

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Pharmacology II

NUR 14A (2)

This theory course further develops the scientific principles of pharmacology, including the introduction and discussion of the major therapeutic drug classes.

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Foundations of Nursing and Roy Adaptation Model

NUR 55A (6)

This theory and clinical course focuses on foundational nursing concepts. The historical and theoretical basis of professional nursing is presented.

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Pathophysiology

NUR 56A (3)

This theory course focuses on the basic pathophysiological mechanism of health alterations across the adult lifespan.

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Fundamental Nursing Skills Lab

NUR 57A (1)

This course integrates theory and research into beginning level skills and procedures for the hospitalized adult medical-surgical clients.

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Adult Medical Surgical Nursing I

NUR 62A (8)

This theory and clinical course focuses on the care of the client experiencing common alterations in the body's structure, functions and regulatory mechanisms.

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Second Semester

Integrative Theory and Practices

NUR 168A (1.5)

This theory course focuses on holistic nursing and the use of integrative therapies. The student will incorporate holistic nursing theory and practices into self-care and the care of clients.

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Bioethics

PHI 168B (3)

An examination of biomedical and research ethics and ethical dilemmas involving healthcare.

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Palliative Care

NUR 169A (1.5)

The theory course focuses on the nursing role in helping clients/families across the lifespan achieve their goals, and maintain quality of life along the health-illness continuum.

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Adult Medical Surgical II

NUR 170A (3.5)

This theory and clinical course focuses on the care of the client with increasingly complex pathophysiologic diseases utilizing the Roy Adaptation Model.

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Childbearing Families and Women's Health

NUR 171A (3.5)

This theory and clinical course focuses on the care of the childbearing family and women's health across the lifespan in diverse local and global contexts utilizing the Roy Adaptation Model.

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Children and Families

NUR 172A (3.5)

This theory and clinical course focuses on the health and care of the pediatric population. Emphasis will be on maximizing pediatric outcomes in family settings utilizing the Roy Adaptation Model.

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Mental Health

NUR 173A (3.5)

This theory and clinical course focuses on mental health and mental illness across the lifespan. It addresses the psychosocial needs of clients families and communities and prepares students to recognize and manage diverse mental health and bio-psychosocial-spiritual alterations.

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Third Semester

Evidence-Based Practice

NUR 134A (3)

This theory course integrates knowledge and skills in the research process and its role in evidence based nursing care and improved patient outcomes.

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Leadership and Policy

NUR 184A (3.5)

The theory and clinical course focuses on leadership principles, including challenging current health care assumptions.

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Gerontology

NUR 185A (3.5)

This theory and clinical course focuses on integrating public health sciences into nursing care of individuals families, and populations in community settings utilizing the Roy Adaptation Model.

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Transition to Professional Practice

NUR 186A (4)

This theory and clinical course focuses on the advanced nursing care and management of clients in the healthcare environment.

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Community/Public Health

NUR 187A (4)

This theory and clinical course focuses on integrating public health sciences including epidemiology, biostatistics, and environmental health into nursing care of individuals families, and populations in community settings.

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Advanced Health Assessment

NUR 188A (2)

This theory and skills course focuses on the theory and techniques involved in a comprehensive assessment across the lifespan with an emphasis on adult clients.

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