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Practical Nursing (PNUR)



106 Mental Health Concepts in Nursing
1 credit hour

Offered summer session. Two hours lecture/seminar a week. Fee: $21.00.

Introduces the practical nursing student to the basic knowledge and skills needed to function in the psychiatric setting. Mental health concepts are related to the care of persons in various clinical settings. Simulated experiences provide practice in communication skills.

In order to successfully pass this course, student must achieve a grade of "C" or better.

Prerequisite: Nursing II with a grade of "C" or better or consent of the instructor.

108 Nursing in Society
1 credit hour

Offered summer session. Seminar totaling sixteen hours.

Focuses on the history of practical nursing, ethics, legal aspects, and the responsibilities of the licensed practical nurse as a member of the health team.

In order to successfully pass this course, student must achieve a grade of "C" or better.

Prerequisite: Nursing 150 with a grade of "C" or better.

110 Concepts in Maternal-Child Nursing
5 credit hours

Offered summer session. Nine hours lecture and sixteen hours laboratory a week. Fee: $61.00.

Focuses primarily on normal aspects of maternal and newborn care. Emphasis on normal patterns of growth and development. Common deviation from the normal are discussed. Clinical focus is on selected skills related to the care of mother, baby, children, and family in structured settings.

In order to successfully pass this course, student must achieve a grade of "C" or better.

Prerequisite: Nursing 150 with a grade of "C" or better.