NUR 110 (4) 

Nursing Assistant I

Basic concepts common to all members of the health team in acute and long-term care settings. Basic principles of communication, nutrition, emergency care, medical terminology, environmental safety and comfort, and ethical/legal aspects of health care.  Basic nursing skills based upon fundamental nursing concepts in giving individualized client care.  Requirement(s) listed below are subject to change at the discretion of Northern Arizona Healthcare. Three lecture. One lab.

 

Required at the time of registration:

  1. TB Skin Test within the last 6 months prior to the start of the class 
  2. Flu vaccination for current flu season (May be delayed until the start of Fall semester)
  3. Current CPR Certification by American Heart Association - BLS Healthcare Provider
  4. TDAP
  5. Proof of Varicella shot or positive titer read by healthcare professional
  6. 2 MMR shots or positive titer read by healthcare provider
  7. Department of Public Safety (DPS) Fingerprint Card or Copy of Application for Card
  8. Prerequisite: *RDG 099 or placement beyond prerequisite
  9. Prerequisite: *MAT 082 or MAT 088 or placement beyond prerequisites
  10. Pre/Co-requisite:  *AHS 131
  11. Co-requisite: *NUR 111.  

Click here for a copy of the checklist which includes the above requirements.

 

Applications for the DPS card are available at the Flagstaff or NAU Police Departments. 

 

NUR 111 (1) 

Nursing Assistant Clinical

To provide students with the necessary clinical time required for application for state certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant. Students will practice basic concepts common to all members of the health team in acute and long-term care settings which include basic principles of communication, nutrition, emergency care, medical terminology, environmental safety and comfort, ethical/legal aspects of health care, basic nursing skills based upon fundamental nursing concepts in giving individualized client care. The requirement(s) listed are subject to change at the discreation of Northern Arizona Healthcare. Co-requisite: NUR 110. One lab. 

 

NUR 114 (2)

Introduction to Nursing Pharmacology

This introductory pharmacology nursing course is an overview of pharmacological concepts and the nursing process.  Emphasis will be placed on understanding drug classifications and basic foundations of pharmacology.  Prerequisite: Admission to the nursing program. Pre/Co-requisite: *BIO 202 and *ENG 102. Co-requisites: *NUR 116. Two lecture.

 

NUR 116 (7)

Nursing Concepts I 

This introductory nursing course focuses on the core components of nursing practice and caring as the essence of nursing.  Emphasis will be placed on professional roles of the nurse, the nursing process, critical thinking, basic assessment, communication skills, medication administration and basic nursing skills. Pre-requisites: Admission to the nursing program. Pre/Co-requisites:  *BIO 202 and *ENG 102. Co-requisite: *NUR 114.  Five lecture. Six lab.

 

NUR 124 (9)    

Nursing Concepts II

This course is the beginning of medical surgical nursing across the life span. The focus is on Endocrinology, Gastrointestinal, Respiratory, Cardiac, Hematological systems, and Cancer across the life span. Emphasis will be placed on the nursing process which includes nursing interventions, critical thinking, as it relates to each system. Content will include the care of the pediatric patient as it relates to each system. Each system will
include pharmacology, dosage calculation, and pediatric dosage. Prerequisites: NUR 114 and NUR 116. Pre/Corequisite: BIO 218 and PSY 240. Seven lecture. Six lab. Fall, Spring.

 

NUR 215 (9)  

Nursing Concepts III

This course focuses on the medical surgical systems, Neurological, Musculoskeletal,
Genitourinary, and Reproductive as it relates to the adult and pediatric patient. Emphasis will be placed on the
nursing process which includes nursing interventions, critical thinking, and assessment as it relates to each system. This course will also focus on the care of the childbearing and the childbearing family, reproductive system, and the care of the newborn. Emphasis is placed on health promotion, health maintenance, and health restoration in families during pregnancy, nursing care of the newborn, sexuality transmitted disease, reproduction, and growth and development of the pediatric patient. This course will also focus on the utilization of the nursing process and critical thinking in the care of the client and family with alterations in mental health and illness. Emphasis will be placed on psychiatric/mental health and emotional problems in hospitalized patients as well as in the community settings. Included in each focus area is Pharmacology as it relates across the life span. Emphasis will be on the dosage calculation, nursing interventions, patient teaching, therapeutic indications and the nursing process. Prerequisites: NUR 124. Pre /Co-requisite: BIO 205 and NTR 135. Seven lecture. Six lab. Fall, Spring.

 

NUR 220 (9)

Nursing Concepts IV

This course focuses on the utilization of the nursing process and critical thinking in the care of pediatric, adult and geriatric clients with acute health care needs.  Emphasis is placed on acute disease processes in hospitalized patients.  Includes basic concepts of critical care and emergency/disaster nursing. This course will have online assignments during the four weeks of NUR 220 capstone.  Additionally, there is a 3-day NCLEX prep course at the end of the semester. Prerequisites: *NUR 215 and *NUR 217. Pre/Co-requisite: Arts/Humanities elective. Co-requisite: *NUR 222. Five lecture.  Eleven lab. 

 

NUR 222 (1)

Management & Leadership in Nursing

This course focuses on transitioning from the role of student nurse to entry level nurse and the continued development of knowledge and skills essential for client care.  Emphasis will be placed on collaborative clinical decision-making, nursing leadership skills and client management, professionalism and professional development, lifelong learning, trends in nursing and health care, and applicable career management and development. Prerequisite: *NUR 215. Pre/Co-requisite: Arts/Humanities or General Education Options elective. Co-requisite: *NUR 220. Two lecture. Meets for two hours a week the first eight weeks of the semester.

 

NUR 298 (1–6)

Special Topics 

Designed to meet the needs of an individual(s) who has an interest in pursuing an original topic in an instructional area under faculty supervision. One to six variable credit hours.  

 

*Course has additional pre or co requisite(s)

 

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