Organic Education 

CAPSCARE College of Nursing

CELEBRATING OVER A DECADE OF SERVICE 

  

 

 

 

 

 

Associates of Science in Nursing Degree

This curriculum prepares graduates to assume beginning staff nurse positions in hospitals, nursing homes, and other health related institutions. Upon successful completion of the major, the graduate is eligible to take the registered nurse licensing examination (NCLEX-RN). With work experience and continuing education, the graduate may develop the ability to assume responsibility for administering or directing the health care of a group of patients/clients.

PRIOR CREDITS

Capscare Academy for Healthcare Education will accept proof of prior partial training received from another institutionn and will upgrade to the required hours necessary for completion. The transferability of Capscare Academy for Healthcare Education credit is at the discretion of the accepting institution, and it is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether or not credits will be accepted by another institution of the student’s choice

Graduates find jobs in hospitals, long-term care facilities, home health agencies, state and federal health related facilities, private duty nursing agencies, and within the office practice of physicians, surgeons, and dentists. 

Requirements 

  • Completed Admission Application form, email admissions@capscare-ed.com for form 
  • Application Fee. 100.00 non-refundable fee. 
  • Typed two-page, double spaced essay, using 12-point font, in Standard English, indicating why you are interested in attending the school of Nursing and becoming a registered nurse.
  • Official high school graduate transcript or GED equivalency certificate.  These must be sent directly from the high school to CAPSCARE.  No hand carried or faxed transcripts are accepted for official admittance
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended.  These must be sent directly from those 
  • Passing score on a reading comprehension assessment (waived for minimum ACT score of 20 or associates bachelor's degree or masters degree)
  • Passing scores on the Math Entrance Exams (waived for ACT math subcore of 18 or better)
  • High School graduation is determined by the following criteria:  High school must be recognized as a secondary school in the state where it is located; the transcript must include an official date of graduation.

 

(Courses codes are composed of the initial letters of the program’s name followed by 100 to designate the beginning course in a program and ascending numbers to determine higher number)

CODE DEFINITION

 

COURSE No.                       PREREQUISITES                                                                                            CREDIT HOURS

 

GEN100

 

Religion

 

3

GEN101

Liberal Arts Mathematics

3

GEN102

English Composition

3

GEN103

Introductionn to Psychology

3

GEN104

Introduction to Biology

3

GEN105

Sociology

2

CNURPRE106

Anatomy and Physiology I

3

CNURPRE107

Anatomy and Physiology I Lab

1

CNURPRE108

Anatomy and Physiology II

3

CNURPRE109

Anatomy and Physiology II Lab

1

CNPRE110

Microbiology Including  5 HOURS HIV/AIDS

3


 

 

 

 

 

NURSING FIRST TERM

 

CNUR 200

Strategies of Health Care Success

1

CNUR 201

Strategies of Health  Care  Success Lab and Clinical

1

CNUR 202

Foundations and Concepts of Nursing

2

CNUR 203

Foundations and Concepts of Nursing Clinical

1

CNUR 204

Pharmacology

2

CNUR 205

Pharmacology Clinical

1

CNUR 206

Medical Surgical I

2

CNUR 207

Medical Surgical I Clinical

1

CNUR 208

Adult Nursing I

2

CNUR 209

Adult Nursing I Clinical

1

Total                                                                                                        14

 

 

NURSING SECOND TERM

 

CNUR 301

Adult Nursing II

2

CNUR 302

Adult Nursing II Clinical

1

CNUR 303

Adult Nursing III

2

CNUR 304

Adult Nursing III Clinical

1

CNUR 305

Geriatric I

2

CNUR 306

Geriatric I Clinical

1

CNUR 307

Geriatric II

2

CNUR 308

Geriatric II Clinical

1

CNUR 309

Geriatric III

2

CNUR 310

Geriatric III Clinical

1

Total                                                                                                        15

 

 

NURSING THIRD TERM

 

CNUR 401

Pediatric

3

CNUR 402

Pediatric Clinical

1

CNUR 403

Maternal and Child Bearing Nursing

3

CNUR 404

Maternal and Child Bearing Nursing Clinical

1

CNUR 405

Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

2

CNUR 401

Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Clinical

2

Total                                                                                                        12


 

 

 

Nursing Fourth Term

 

CNUR 501

Community Health Nursing

1

CNUR 502

Community Health Nursing Clinical

2

CNUR 503

Nursing Leadership and Management

2

Total                                                                                                        5

 

Total Credit Hours                                                                                        75

 


COURSE DESCRIPTION GENERAL EDUCATION

GEN100             Religion                                               3

This course focus is a general consideration of world

Religion and the nature of the universe, knowledge perception, freedom and determinism.

 

GEN101             Liberal Arts Mathematics                     3

This course introduces the student to the concept of mathematics. The student will simplify or perform

operations on signed numbers, radicals, and expressions containing exponents, graph linear equations, and solve applications.

              GEN102               English Composition                       3

Introduces fundamental concepts of chemistry and surveys

Important chemical elements and their compound.

 

GEN103             Introduction to Psychology                         3

This course will introduce the student to the basic concepts of psychology and how they can be applied to the field of nursing. Psychosocial stages of development will be studied and discussed, as well as how psychology works, from basic theories and principles, through research, understanding, and explaining results to the actual application of psychological techniques.

 

            GEN104             Introduction to Biology                           3

A general introduction to biology in the areas of cell biology,

(genetics, development) vertebrate physiology, ecology and evolution.

 


 

GEN105            Sociology                                              2

Explores human development and examines theories and empirical studies dealing with human cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development in the context of a lifespan.

 

 

             MUST BE COMPLETED BEFORE NURSINGNURSING PREREQUSITES.

             FIRST TERM

 

 

               CNURRE106   Anatomy and Physiology I                3

 This course provides students with basic knowledge of thenormal structure and function of the human body. Major content focuses on the interrelations among the organ systems and the relationship of each organ system to homeostasis. Upon   completions of this course, students will be able to demonstrate basic knowledge of body systems, their interrelationship, and associated medical terminology.

 

            CNURPRE107      Anatomy and Physiology Lab I               1

 This lab is designed to complement RNPRE106 (Anatomy and     Physiology I) and helps students apply what they learned in lab setting.

 

            CNURPRE108                                                   

             Anatomy and Physiology II                                                          3

This course offers a detailed study of the anatomy and physiology of the circulatory, immune, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. Students will gain factual knowledge (terminology classifications, methods, and trends) about human anatomy and physiology. They will integrate fundamental principles generalization, or theories of human anatomy into their repertoire of nursing skills needed to perform a professional assessment.

 

 

         

 

            CNURPRE109                                                      

            Anatomy and Physiology Lab II                         1

This lab is designed to complement RNPRE 108 (Anatomy and Physiology II) and helps students apply what they have learned in a lab setting.

 

 

           CNURPRE110          Microbiology with 5 hours

             of HIV AIDS                                                    3

This course provides students with a sound scientific foundation in epidemiology, microbiology and continuous improvement theory that will allow them to successfully apply these principles to the day-to-day practice of infection control. Emphasis focuses on practical applications on a wide variety of healthcare settings, such as hospitals, long-term care, home care, and ambulatory setting.

 

 

The 5 hours in HIV and AIDS training will cover the main aspects of this infectious disease, such as recommended methods of prevention, most effective treatments available today, facts about myths surrounding HIV/AIDS infection, and list of ways the virus can be transmitted for one individual to another.

 

 


 

 


 

 

CNUR200         Strategies of Healthcare Success             1

This course provides a basic overview of the healthcare delivery system and the roles of the different healthcare team members. The student will be introduced to concepts and principles common to all health careers. The curriculum includes CPR for the healthcare provider.

 

 

CNUR201         Strategies of Healthcare Success

Lab and Clinical Skills                            1

This Lab is designed to complement what was learned in

Healthcare Success and applies the knowledge in a lab setting.

 

 

CNUR202         Foundation and Concepts

of Nursing                                           2

Provide a foundation for the nursing program. Introduces the history and practice of nursing, including standards of nursing practice and concepts basic to nursing that are applied through the curriculum. Critical thinking as embodied in the nursing process is emphasized, including in-depth study in a classroom setting with Web-assisted resources and application in skills laboratories and clinical settings. Normal functional health patterns are explored in the context of the physical biological and social sciences. Laboratory practices include practice in

  basic nursing assessment skills, such as completion

 of health history and physical assessment techniques and common nursing skills that support basic human needs. Principles of safety, asepsis, and inflectional control are emphasized throughout. Opportunities for application of basic nursing skills clinical experiences are provided in ambulatory and long-term care settings.

 


 

CNUR203         Foundations and Concepts

of Nursing Clinical                               1

This course is designed to complement CNUR202 Foundations and Concepts of Nursing and gives students the opportunity

to apply nursing concepts by providing explanation, demonstration, and practice of care provider activities necessary and essential to the practice of nursing.

 

 

CNUR204         Pharmacology                                      2

Present essential concepts and principles of pharmacology as applied to nursing practice. Emphasis is on application of the nursing process to the care of clients receiving pharmaceutical agents.

 

 

CNUR205         Pharmacology Clinical                           1

This course is designed to complement CNUR 204

Pharmacology, enabling the student to display competencies

in Applied Pharmacology.

 

 

CNUR206         Medical Surgical I                                 2

The purpose of this course is to introduce further information about illnesses (vocabulary, causes, control or prevention, and signs/symptoms), which will be used and reused when learning about patients with diseases and disorders. It will serve to further extend the student’s understanding of his/her role(s) in giving patient care in a variety of situations with patients of all ages.

 

 

CNUR207         Medical Surgical I Clinical                     1

This course is designed to complement CNUR206 Medical Surgical I and will provide opportunity to apply concepts of nursing and for explanation, demonstration, and practice of skills related to medical surgical nursing in a clinical setting.

 

 

CNUR208         Adult Nursing I                                    2

This course focuses on the biopsychosocial responses of actual and high-risk conditions that affect individual’s functional health.



      CNUR209              Adult Nursing I Clinical                   1                   

This course is designed to complement CNUR208 Adult Nursing I and will provide opportunity to apply concepts of nursing and for explanation, demonstration, and practice of skills related to adult nursing in a clinical setting.

 

 

CNUR301         Adult Nursing II                                    2

Care of adult patients with specific and complex problems will be studied. Nursing process as a mean of maintaining physiological, psychological and sociocultural integrity is applied. Critical analysis of patient’s data and responses to nursing interventions are emphasized, communication skills, critical thinking, decision making, psychomotor skills, teaching- learning principles, keeping updated with current literature, and moral principles are emphasized.

 

 

CNUR302         Adult Nursing II Clinical                       1

This course is designed to complement CNUR301 Adult Nursing II and will provide opportunity to apply concepts of nursing and for explanation, demonstration and practice of skills related to adult nursing in a clinical setting.

 

 

CNUR303         Adult Nursing III                                  2

Adult Nursing III focuses on the healthcare of individuals, families, and groups who have self-care deficits related to mobility and neurosensory problems. Students will use the nursing process in a variety of healthcare settings to assist individuals, families, and groups to achieve optimum health. Professional Role Management content will be integrated within this course during clinical conference time.

 

 

CNUR304         Adult Nursing III Clinical                     1

This course is designed to complement CNUR303 Adult Nursing III and will provide opportunity to apply concepts of nursing and for explanation, demonstration, and practice of skills related to adult nursing in a clinical setting.

 

 

CNUR305         Geriatric I                                            2

This course will provide information on the care of the elderly.


The theories and concepts of aging, the physiologic and psychosocial changes and problems associated with the process, and the appropriate nursing interventions are discussed. Management functions of the registered nurse are discussed.

 

 

CNUR306         Geriatric Clinical I                                 1

This course is designed to complement CNUR305 Geriatric Nursing and will provide opportunity to apply concepts of nursing and for explanation, demonstration, and practice of skills related to geriatric nursing in a clinical setting.

 

CNUR307         Geriatric II                                           2

Designed to explore current theories and practices in gerontology nursing; the primary focus of the course is on the role of the nurse in assessing and managing the aging individual and family adaptation to the aging process.

 

CNUR308         Geriatric II Clinical                              1

This course is designed to complement CNUR307 Geriatric Nursing and will provide opportunity to apply concepts of nursing and for explanation, demonstration, and practice of skills related to geriatric nursing in a clinical setting.

 

CNUR309         Geriatric III                                         2

Synthesizes leadership  and management theories and principles of quality improvement in the delivery of safe and efficient healthcare to individuals, families, groups, and communities.

 

CNUR310         Geriatric III Clinical                             1

This course is designed to complement CNUR309 Geriatric Nursing and will provide opportunity to apply concepts of nursing and for explanation, demonstration, and practice of skills related to geriatric nursing in a clinical setting.

 

CNUR401         Pediatric                                             1

Focus on health management and maintenance and the prevention of illness, care of the family as a whole, care of the child as a whole, and deviations from the normal state of health.

 

 

CNUR402         Pediatric Clinical                                  3

This course is designed to complement CNUR401 Pediatric Nursing and will provide opportunity to apply concepts of nursing and for explanation, demonstration, and practice of skills related to pediatric nursing in a clinical setting.


 

 


CNUR403         Maternal Child Bearing                         1

The purpose of this course is to provide an overview of maternal and child health issues and trends. With this primary aim,

the objectives are organized around the knowledge of health assessment and interventions for families and children.

 

 

CNUR404         Maternal Child Bearing

Nursing Clinical                                   3

This course is designed to complement CNUR403 Maternal and Child Bearing Nursing and will provide opportunity to apply concepts of nursing and for explanation, demonstration, and practice of skills related to maternal and child bearing nursing

in a clinical setting.

 

 

CNUR405         Psychiatric and Mental

Health Nursing                                   2

The course provides the student with the knowledge base to apply selected theories, concepts, and research in the nursing management of mental disorders in clients throughout the

life span and in a variety of settings. Continuing themes of growth and development across the life span, therapeutic communications, sociocultural dimensions, pharmacology, teaching, client advocacy, and ethical standards are explored. Traditional psychotherapeutic and integrative health therapies are addressed.

 

 

CNUR406         Psychiatric and Mental Health

Nursing Clinical                                     2

This course is designed to complement CNUR405 Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing and will provide opportunity to apply concepts of nursing and for explanation, demonstration and practice of skills related to psychiatric and mental health nursing in a clinical setting.

 

 

CNUR501         Community Health Nursing                     1

This course is designed to assist students in developing expertise and in-depth understanding in the field of community health nursing. It will help students to develop advanced skills for nursing intervention in various aspects of community healthcare settings. It will enable the student to function as community health nurse practitioner/specialist. It will further enable the student to function as educator, manager, and researcher in the field of community health nursing.


CNUR502         Community Health

Nursing Clinical                                   2

This course is designed to complement CNUR501 Community Health Nursing and will provide opportunity to apply concepts of nursing and for explanation, demonstration, and practice of skills related to community health nursing in a clinical setting.

 

 

CNUR503         Nursing Leadership and

Management                                      2

This course familiarizes the students with management theories, organizational behavior theories, and  leadership  styles that

are relevant to the practice of nursing management. It explores the elements of the management process as well as change management strategies and their applications. It enhances students’ leadership skills in maintaining best practices and standards of care. Nursing units in hospitals are the framework used for the application of the theories and knowledge base included in this course.

 

PROGRAM TUITION

Registration                                                $100.00

Books (estimated)                                        $ 2, 895.00

Tuition                                                         $25,005.00

Total Program Cost                                     $28,000.00

PREREQUISITE COURSES

(Courses codes are composed of the initial letters of the program’s name followed by 100 to designate the beginning course in a program and ascending numbers to determine higher number)

 

COURSE No.                       PREREQUISITES                                                                                            CREDIT HOURS

 

GEN100

 

Religion

 

3

GEN101

Liberal Arts Mathematics

3

GEN102

English Composition

3

GEN103

Introduction to Psychology

3

GEN104

Introduction to Biology

3

GEN105

Sociology

2

CNURPRE106

Anatomy and Physiology I

3

CNURPRE107

Anatomy and Physiology I Lab

1

CNURPRE108

Anatomy and Physiology II

3

CNURPRE109

Anatomy and Physiology II Lab

1

 CNPRE110

Microbiology Including  5 HOURS HIV/AIDS

3


 

 

 

 

 

NURSING FIRST TERM

 

CNUR 200

Strategies of Health Care Success

1

CNUR 201

Strategies of Health  Care  Success Lab and Clinical

1

CNUR 202

Foundations and Concepts of Nursing

2

CNUR 203

Foundations and Concepts of Nursing Clinical

1

CNUR 204

Pharmacology

2

CNUR 205

Pharmacology Clinical

1

CNUR 206

Medical Surgical I

2

CNUR 207

Medical Surgical I Clinical

1

CNUR 208

Adult Nursing I

2

CNUR 209

Adult Nursing I Clinical

1

Total                                                                                                        14

 

 

NURSING SECOND TERM

 

CNUR 301

Adult Nursing II

2

CNUR 302

Adult Nursing II Clinical

1

CNUR 303

Adult Nursing III

2

CNUR 304

Adult Nursing III Clinical

1

CNUR 305

Geriatric I

2

CNUR 306

Geriatric I Clinical

1

CNUR 307

Geriatric II

2

CNUR 308

Geriatric II Clinical

1

CNUR 309

Geriatric III

2

CNUR 310

Geriatric III Clinical

1

Total                                                                                                        15

 

 

NURSING THIRD TERM

 

CNUR 401

Pediatric

3

CNUR 402

Pediatric Clinical

1

CNUR 403

Maternal and Child Bearing Nursing

3

CNUR 404

Maternal and Child Bearing Nursing Clinical

1

CNUR 405

Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

2

CNUR 401

Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Clinical

2

Total                                                                                                        12


 

 

 

Nursing Fourth Term

 

CNUR 501

Community Health Nursing

1

CNUR 502

Community Health Nursing Clinical

2

CNUR 503

Nursing Leadership and Management

2

Total                                                                                                        5

 

Total Credit Hours                                                                                        75

 


COURSE DESCRIPTION GENERAL EDUCATION

GEN100             Religion                                               3

This course focus is a general consideration of world

Religion and the nature of the universe, knowledge perception, freedom and determinism.

 

GEN101             Liberal Arts Mathematics                     3

This course introduces the student to the concept of mathematics. The student will simplify or perform

operations on signed numbers, radicals, and expressions containing exponents, graph linear equations, and solve applications.

              GEN102               English Composition                       3

Introduces fundamental concepts of chemistry and surveys

Important chemical elements and their compound.

 

GEN103             Introduction to Psychology                         3

This course will introduce the student to the basic concepts of psychology and how they can be applied to the field of nursing. Psychosocial stages of development will be studied and discussed, as well as how psychology works, from basic theories and principles, through research, understanding, and explaining results to the actual application of psychological techniques.

 

GEN104             Introduction to Biology                           3

A general introduction to biology in the areas of cell biology,

(genetics, development) vertebrate physiology, ecology and evolution.

 GEN105            Sociology                                              2

Explores human development and examines theories and empirical studies dealing with human cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development in the context of a lifespan.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

            

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

              

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

             NURSING PREREQUSITES.

             MUST BE COMPLETED BEFORE NURSING

             FIRST TERM

 

 

              

 

 

              CNURRE106   Anatomy and Physiology I                3

             This course provides students with basic knowledge of the

 normal structure and function of the human body. Major content focuses on the interrelations among the organ systems and the relationship of each organ system to homeostasis. Upon   completions of this course, students will be able to demonstrate basic knowledge of body systems, their interrelationship, and associated medical terminology.

 

            CNURPRE107      Anatomy and Physiology Lab I               1

 This lab is designed to complement RNPRE106 (Anatomy and     Physiology I) and helps students apply what they learned in lab setting.

 

            CNURPRE108                                                   

             Anatomy and Physiology II                                                          3

This course offers a detailed study of the anatomy and physiology of the circulatory, immune, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. Students will gain factual knowledge (terminology classifications, methods, and trends) about human anatomy and physiology. They will integrate fundamental principles generalization, or theories of human anatomy into their repertoire of nursing skills needed to perform a professional assessment.

 

 

         

 

            CNURPRE109                                                      

            Anatomy and Physiology Lab II                         1

This lab is designed to complement RNPRE 108 (Anatomy and Physiology II) and helps students apply what they have learned in a lab setting.

 

 

           CNURPRE110          Microbiology with 5 hours

             of HIV AIDS                                                    3

This course provides students with a sound scientific foundation in epidemiology, microbiology and continuous improvement theory that will allow them to successfully apply these principles to the day-to-day practice of infection control. Emphasis focuses on practical applications on a wide variety of healthcare settings, such as hospitals, long-term care, home care, and ambulatory setting.

 

 

The 5 hours in HIV and AIDS training will cover the main aspects of this infectious disease, such as recommended methods of prevention, most effective treatments available today, facts about myths surrounding HIV/AIDS infection, and list of ways the virus can be transmitted for one individual to another.

 

 


 

 


 

 

CNUR200         Strategies of Healthcare Success             1

This course provides a basic overview of the healthcare delivery system and the roles of the different healthcare team members. The student will be introduced to concepts and principles common to all health careers. The curriculum includes CPR for the healthcare provider.

 

 

CNUR201         Strategies of Healthcare Success

Lab and Clinical Skills                            1

This Lab is designed to complement what was learned in

Healthcare Success and applies the knowledge in a lab setting.

 

 

CNUR202         Foundation and Concepts

of Nursing                                           2

Provide a foundation for the nursing program. Introduces the history and practice of nursing, including standards of nursing practice and concepts basic to nursing that are applied through the curriculum. Critical thinking as embodied in the nursing process is emphasized, including in-depth study in a classroom setting with Web-assisted resources and application in skills laboratories and clinical settings. Normal functional health patterns are explored in the context of the physical biological and social sciences. Laboratory practices include practice in

  basic nursing assessment skills, such as completion

 of health history and physical assessment techniques and common nursing skills that support basic human needs. Principles of safety, asepsis, and inflectional control are emphasized throughout. Opportunities for application of basic nursing skills clinical experiences are provided in ambulatory and long-term care settings.

 


 

CNUR203         Foundations and Concepts

of Nursing Clinical                               1

This course is designed to complement CNUR202 Foundations and Concepts of Nursing and gives students the opportunity

to apply nursing concepts by providing explanation, demonstration, and practice of care provider activities necessary and essential to the practice of nursing.

 

 

CNUR204         Pharmacology                                      2

Present essential concepts and principles of pharmacology as applied to nursing practice. Emphasis is on application of the nursing process to the care of clients receiving pharmaceutical agents.

 

 

CNUR205         Pharmacology Clinical                           1

This course is designed to complement CNUR 204

Pharmacology, enabling the student to display competencies

in Applied Pharmacology.

 

 

CNUR206         Medical Surgical I                                 2

The purpose of this course is to introduce further information about illnesses (vocabulary, causes, control or prevention, and signs/symptoms), which will be used and reused when learning about patients with diseases and disorders. It will serve to further extend the student’s understanding of his/her role(s) in giving patient care in a variety of situations with patients of all ages.

 

 

CNUR207         Medical Surgical I Clinical                     1

This course is designed to complement CNUR206 Medical Surgical I and will provide opportunity to apply concepts of nursing and for explanation, demonstration, and practice of skills related to medical surgical nursing in a clinical setting.

 

 

CNUR208         Adult Nursing I                                    2

This course focuses on the biopsychosocial responses of actual and high-risk conditions that affect individual’s functional health.



      CNUR209              Adult Nursing I Clinical                   1                   

This course is designed to complement CNUR208 Adult Nursing I and will provide opportunity to apply concepts of nursing and for explanation, demonstration, and practice of skills related to adult nursing in a clinical setting.

 

 

CNUR301         Adult Nursing II                                    2

Care of adult patients with specific and complex problems will be studied. Nursing process as a mean of maintaining physiological, psychological and sociocultural integrity is applied. Critical analysis of patient’s data and responses to nursing interventions are emphasized, communication skills, critical thinking, decision making, psychomotor skills, teaching- learning principles, keeping updated with current literature, and moral principles are emphasized.

 

 

CNUR302         Adult Nursing II Clinical                       1

This course is designed to complement CNUR301 Adult Nursing II and will provide opportunity to apply concepts of nursing and for explanation, demonstration and practice of skills related to adult nursing in a clinical setting.

 

 

CNUR303         Adult Nursing III                                  2

Adult Nursing III focuses on the healthcare of individuals, families, and groups who have self-care deficits related to mobility and neurosensory problems. Students will use the nursing process in a variety of healthcare settings to assist individuals, families, and groups to achieve optimum health. Professional Role Management content will be integrated within this course during clinical conference time.

 

 

CNUR304         Adult Nursing III Clinical                     1

This course is designed to complement CNUR303 Adult Nursing III and will provide opportunity to apply concepts of nursing and for explanation, demonstration, and practice of skills related to adult nursing in a clinical setting.

 

 

CNUR305         Geriatric I                                            2

This course will provide information on the care of the elderly.


The theories and concepts of aging, the physiologic and psychosocial changes and problems associated with the process, and the appropriate nursing interventions are discussed. Management functions of the registered nurse are discussed.

 

 

CNUR306         Geriatric Clinical I                                 1

This course is designed to complement CNUR305 Geriatric Nursing and will provide opportunity to apply concepts of nursing and for explanation, demonstration, and practice of skills related to geriatric nursing in a clinical setting.

 

CNUR307         Geriatric II                                           2

Designed to explore current theories and practices in gerontology nursing; the primary focus of the course is on the role of the nurse in assessing and managing the aging individual and family adaptation to the aging process.

 

CNUR308         Geriatric II Clinical                              1

This course is designed to complement CNUR307 Geriatric Nursing and will provide opportunity to apply concepts of nursing and for explanation, demonstration, and practice of skills related to geriatric nursing in a clinical setting.

 

CNUR309         Geriatric III                                         2

Synthesizes leadership  and management theories and principles of quality improvement in the delivery of safe and efficient healthcare to individuals, families, groups, and communities.

 

CNUR310         Geriatric III Clinical                             1

This course is designed to complement CNUR309 Geriatric Nursing and will provide opportunity to apply concepts of nursing and for explanation, demonstration, and practice of skills related to geriatric nursing in a clinical setting.

 

CNUR401         Pediatric                                             1

Focus on health management and maintenance and the prevention of illness, care of the family as a whole, care of the child as a whole, and deviations from the normal state of health.

 

 

CNUR402         Pediatric Clinical                                  3

This course is designed to complement CNUR401 Pediatric Nursing and will provide opportunity to apply concepts of nursing and for explanation, demonstration, and practice of skills related to pediatric nursing in a clinical setting.


 

 


CNUR403         Maternal Child Bearing                         1

The purpose of this course is to provide an overview of maternal and child health issues and trends. With this primary aim,

the objectives are organized around the knowledge of health assessment and interventions for families and children.

 

 

CNUR404         Maternal Child Bearing

Nursing Clinical                                   3

This course is designed to complement CNUR403 Maternal and Child Bearing Nursing and will provide opportunity to apply concepts of nursing and for explanation, demonstration, and practice of skills related to maternal and child bearing nursing

in a clinical setting.

 

 

CNUR405         Psychiatric and Mental

Health Nursing                                   2

The course provides the student with the knowledge base to apply selected theories, concepts, and research in the nursing management of mental disorders in clients throughout the

life span and in a variety of settings. Continuing themes of growth and development across the life span, therapeutic communications, sociocultural dimensions, pharmacology, teaching, client advocacy, and ethical standards are explored. Traditional psychotherapeutic and integrative health therapies are addressed.

 

 

CNUR406         Psychiatric and Mental Health

Nursing Clinical                                     2

This course is designed to complement CNUR405 Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing and will provide opportunity to apply concepts of nursing and for explanation, demonstration and practice of skills related to psychiatric and mental health nursing in a clinical setting.

 

 

CNUR501         Community Health Nursing                     1

This course is designed to assist students in developing expertise and in-depth understanding in the field of community health nursing. It will help students to develop advanced skills for nursing intervention in various aspects of community healthcare settings. It will enable the student to function as community health nurse practitioner/specialist. It will further enable the student to function as educator, manager, and researcher in the field of community health nursing.


CNUR502         Community Health

Nursing Clinical                                   2

This course is designed to complement CNUR501 Community Health Nursing and will provide opportunity to apply concepts of nursing and for explanation, demonstration, and practice of skills related to community health nursing in a clinical setting.

 

 

CNUR503         Nursing Leadership and

Management                                      2

This course familiarizes the students with management theories, organizational behavior theories, and  leadership  styles that

are relevant to the practice of nursing management. It explores the elements of the management process as well as change management strategies and their applications. It enhances students’ leadership skills in maintaining best practices and standards of care. Nursing units in hospitals are the framework used for the application of the theories and knowledge base included in this course.

 

PROGRAM TUITION

Registration                                                $100.00

Books (estimated)                                        $ 2, 895.00

Tuition                                                         $25,005.00

Total Program Cost                                     $28,000.00

Tution reduction is also based on incoming credits

Incoming LPN students  

  • ACT score of 20 or comparable SAT score or 2.5 cumulative college grade point average with a minimum of 20 college level hours completed.
  • copy of current valid LPN license
  • Pass the LPN Proficiency Exam and LPN Dosage Calculation Exam. Upon achieving the required score on these exams, the LPN is granted 21 transfer credit hours.