Course Outline

 

1st Trimester

    Class Hours

 

Personal and Vocational Concepts 60

 

Anatomy and Physiology 96

 

Fundamentals of Nursing 150

 

Human Growth and Development 36

 

Introduction to Pharmacology 30

 

Intravenous Therapy

39

 

Geriatric Nursing

69

 

Total

480

Classroom hours for 1st  trimester are 8:00am – 2:30pm Monday thru Friday. 

 

 2nd Trimester


    Class Hours Clinical Hours Total Hours

 

Pharmacology 1 35   115

 

Adult Health Nursing I

119 168 287

 

Behavioral Health

45 28 73 

 

Simulation

40   40

 

Nursing of Children

45   45

Total

284

196

480

 

3rd Trimester 

    Class Hours Clinical Hours Total Hours

 

Adult Healthl Nursing II 116 152 268

 

Pharmacology 2 35   35

 

Simulation 40   40

 

Maternal & Newborn Nursing

39 24 63

 

Nursing of Children Clinical

  24 24

 

Nursing Leadership

50   50

Total  

280

200

480

 

Classroom hours for 2nd and 3rd trimesters are 8:00am – 3:30pm.  In the 2nd and 3rd trimesters, clinicals are generally scheduled for 7:00am – 3:30pm.  However, this may vary dependent upon the clinical site and course.  Friday classes are scheduled as needed. 

IV Therapy principles are integrated.  Upon program completion, the graduate is qualified to become IV certified upon licensure.

Tentative schedules will be posted in advance so that students can plan ahead to meet their other obligations.   Reserve Fridays for on-campus study in the second and third trimester.

NOTE:  Changes in the syllabus may be made by the instructor and will be communicated in class.