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  Camden Undergraduate Catalog 2008-2010 Liberal Arts Colleges Programs, Faculty, and Courses Nursing 705 Courses  

Courses

50:705:350 Nursing I (D) (6) Introduces the practice of professional nursing. The philosophy and conceptual framework of the Department of Nursing are utilized in focusing on health and wellness needs in individuals and the nurse's role in promotion and conservation of health and the prevention of disease, disability, and problems of daily living. To be taken in the fall of the junior year. Corequisite: 50:705:351.
50:705:351 Nursing I Clinical Laboratory (D) (4) A variety of laboratory settings used to apply the theory of health promotion and conservation as well as the prevention of disease, disability, and problems of daily living. To be taken in the fall of the junior year. Corequisite: 50:705:350.
50:705:355 Nursing II (D) (6) Focuses on the care of clients throughout the life cycle who have basic alterations in health status. Stresses a multidimensional approach and encompasses the conservation of health, the prevention of illness, and the amelioration of the health status of the client. The restoration of health is a major focus. To be taken in the spring of the junior year. Prerequisites: 50:705:350, 351; 50:120:347. Corequisites: 50:705:356, 489.
50:705:356 Nursing II Clinical Laboratory (D) (4) Spring, junior year Several clinical settings used for laboratory experience. The student applies classroom theory in caring for selected clients and searches the literature for latest findings that facilitate the delivery of health care. To be taken in the spring of the junior year. Prerequisites: 50:705:350, 351. Corequisite: 50:705:355.
50:705:358 Conceptual Foundations of Professional Practice (D) (6) This course is planned for the Advanced Placement Student (registered nurse) as an adult learner and builds on the R.N.'s professional experiences while focusing on the socialization and transition into the role of the baccalaureate-prepared professional nurse. Importance of research and other intellectual skills to create and apply nursing knowledge stressed. This course is for registered nurses. Corequisite: 50:120:357.
50:705:411 Research in Nursing (3) Assists the student in understanding the theory and process of research. Includes exploration of research designs and methods, data analysis, and the utilization of research findings. Focus on the student as a consumer of research. To be taken in the fall of the senior year. Prerequisite: 50:960:183 or 50:830:250.
50:705:470 Nursing III (D) (6) Focuses on the care of clients throughout the life cycle who have impairments in health status. Emphasis placed upon biological, psychological, sociocultural, and spiritual needs of the client adapting to the acute phase of illness. The concepts of conservation, prevention, restoration, and amelioration utilized, with the focus on restoration. To be taken in the fall of the senior year. Prerequisites: 50:705:355, 356, 489. Corequisite: 50:705:471.
50:705:471 Nursing III Clinical Laboratory (D) (4) Several clinical settings used. Students expected to reach beyond their clinical settings to the literature and to collaborate with other professionals in order to plan and implement effective care for clients. To be taken in the fall of the senior year. Prerequisites: 50:705:355, 356, 489. Corequisite: 50:705:470.
50:705:475 Nursing IV (D) (6) Promotes independence in the practice of nursing through conceptualization of the leadership role of the professional nurse in meeting the health care needs of various societal groups. Community aspects related to psychological, sociocultural, and spiritual influence; the influence of the health system; and the roles of health providers examined. To be taken in the spring of the senior year.  Prerequisites: 50:705:470, 471; or 50:705:358 for registered nurses. Corequisite: 50:705:476.
50:705:476 Nursing IV Clinical Laboratory (D) (4) Focuses on health promotion and teaching as related to individual and group interactions. A variety of clients in community settings affords an opportunity to implement the nursing process and to collaborate with colleagues in professional practice. Students expected to be self-directed in their learning activities and to develop skills in leadership and the change process as an aid to the transition from the role of student to that of practitioner. To be taken in the spring of the senior year. Prerequisites: 50:705:470, 471; or 50:705:358 for registered nurses. Corequisite: 50:705:475.
50:705:480 Special Topics (3) Focuses on selected topics; content varies by semester. Topics have included history of nursing and specialized nursing practice. To be taken in either the spring or fall during the junior or senior years. By arrangement.
50:705:489 Pharmacology (3) Role of nurses in promoting responsible use of chemicals to enhance health while minimizing detrimental effects. Content covers basic concepts of pharmacology, major drug groups, and their use in practice. Nursing implications stressed. To be taken in the spring of the junior year. Prerequisites: 50:705:350, 351. Corequisites: 50:705:355, 356.
50:705:491 Issues in Nursing (3) An overview of issues that face the profession, including union or professional representatives, client advocacy, continuing education, moral and ethical concerns, and accountability. As new issues arise and old issues are resolved, course content will be altered. To be taken in the spring of the senior year. Prerequisite: 50:705:350, 351.
50:705:495 Principles of School Nursing and School Health Services (3) This introductory course focuses on the role of the school nurse within the school system and as a planner, practitioner, and evaluator of school health services in the community. The student will study laws and regulations as they apply to the administration of the school health program; assessment of children relative to their physical, psychological and environmental well-being including cultural factors related to health and wellness; referral networking, and substance awareness education.
50:705:496 Methods and Issues in Health Education (3) This course will help prepare the nurse educator within a school health program utilizing a theoretical basis, and practical application of methods and materials for teaching health education to children in grades K-12. Emphasis will be on health promotion, injury prevention, and substance awareness strategies. Learning assessments of students relative to their readiness, development levels, and cultural needs will be explored.
50:705:497 Contemporary Issues in School Nursing (4) Students collaborate with certified school nurses, health educators, and clinical faculty to further develop expertise, competencies, and skills necessary for certification as a school nurse. Focus on addressing the developmental levels, special learning needs, and cultural differences of all students.
50:705:498 Contemporary Issues in School Nursing Practicum (6) This practicum course will provide opportunities for the student to work in the public school program and school setting with certified school nurses, health educators, and clinical faculty to further develop knowledge, competencies, and skills needed for certification as a school nurse. Students will participate in formal health teaching using current curriculum methods and practices.
 
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