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  Newark Undergraduate Catalog 2006-2008 College of Nursing Course Listing Third-Year Courses  

Third-Year Courses
25:705:306Health Assessment across the Life Span (3) Focuses on health assessment of well individuals and families. Clinical reasoning process used in simulated settings to assess health patterns and develop diagnoses of health assets and actual and potential health problems. Prerequisites: 01:119:127-128 or 21&62:120: 241-242; 120:245; 01:119:131-132 or 21&62:120:235; 01:160:128 or 21&62:160:108, 110; 11:709:255 or 01:119:131, 132 or 25:520:255; 25:705:202, 223, 229, 233; required course in descriptive/inferential statistics. Corequisites: 25:705:307, 310, 311, 390, 395.
25:705:307Nursing Care Provider I (2) Focuses on developing clinical reasoning/judgments to provide nursing care to individuals across the life span. The care provider role and professional role are introduced with basic nursing knowledge and skills applied in various health care settings. Prerequisites: 21:120:241-242 or 01:119:127-128, 120: 245; 21:120:235 or 01:119:131-132, 21:160:108, 110 or 01:160:128, 25:705: 202, 223, 229, 233. Corequisites: 25:705:306, 310, 311, 390, 395.
25:705:310The Childbearing Family (3) Focuses on the theoretical and scientific knowledge relevant to the nursing care of culturally diverse childbearing families. Emphasis on knowledge pertinent to health promotion, risk reduction, and disease prevention. Nursing strategies pertaining to the management of illness and symptoms of childbearing family also will be discussed. Prerequisites: 01:119:127-128, 245 or 21&62:120:241-242, 245; 01:119:131-132 or 21&62:120:235; 01:160:128 or 21&62: 160:108, 110; 11:709:255 or 11:709:275 or 25:520:255; 25:705:202, 223, 229, 233; required course in descriptive/inferential statistics. Corequisites: 25:705:306, 307, 311, 390, 395.
25:705:311Nursing Care of the Childbearing Family (3) Focuses on the clinical application of knowledge in the nursing care of culturally diverse childbearing families. Emphasis on clinical reasoning/judgments in promoting health, reducing risk, and preventing disease. Nursing strategies pertaining to the management of acute and chronic illnesses and symptom management in the childbearing family are applied and evaluated. Prerequisites: 01:119:127-128, 245 or 21&62:120: 241-242, 245; 01:119:132 or 21&62:120:235; 01:160:128 or 21&62:160:108, 110; 11:709:255 or 25:520:255; 25:705:202, 223, 229, 233; required course in descriptive/inferential statistics. Corequisites: 25:705:306, 307, 310, 390, 395.
25:705:314Health and Illness of Children and Adolescents (3) Focuses on the theoretical and scientific knowledge relevant to the nursing care of culturally diverse children and adolescents. Emphasis on knowledge pertinent to health promotion, risk reduction, and disease prevention. Nursing strategies pertaining to the management of illness and symptoms of children and adolescents will be discussed. Prerequisites: 25:705:306, 307, 310, 311, 390, 395. Corequisites: 25:705:315, 320, 321, 322.
25:705:315Nursing Care of Children and Adolescents (3) Focuses on the clinical application of knowledge in the nursing care of culturally diverse children and adolescents. Emphasis on clinical reasoning/judgments in promoting health, reducing risk, and preventing disease. Nursing strategies pertaining to the management of acute and chronic illnesses and symptom management in children and adolescents are applied and evaluated. Prerequisites: 25:705:306, 307, 310, 311, 390, 395. Corequisites: 25:705:314, 320, 321, 322.
25:705:320Health and Illness of Adults (3) Focuses on the theoretical and scientific knowledge relevant to the nursing care of culturally diverse adults. Emphasis on knowledge pertinent to health promotion, risk reduction, and disease prevention. Nursing strategies pertaining to the management of illness and symptoms of adults will be discussed. Prerequisites: 25:705:306, 307, 310, 311, 390, 395. Corequisites: 25:705:314, 315, 321, 322.
25:705:321Nursing Care of Adults (3) Focuses on the clinical application of knowledge in the nursing care of culturally diverse adult clients. Emphasis on clinical reasoning/judgments in promoting health, reducing risk, and preventing disease. Nursing strategies pertaining to the management of acute and chronic illnesses and symptom management in adults are applied and evaluated. Prerequisites: 25:705:306, 307, 310, 311, 390, 395. Corequisites: 25:705:314, 315, 320, 322.
25:705:322Nursing Care Provider II (2) Focuses on the application of clinical judgments and skills in the care of acutely ill clients. Emphasis on the use of clinical judgment to promote, restore, and maintain health in culturally diverse individuals with acute health problems across the life span. Relevant care provider skills are practiced . Prerequisites: 25:705:306, 307, 310, 311, 395. Corequisites: 25:705:314, 315, 320, 321, 395.
25:705:390Research Process in Nursing (3) Introduction to research and its application to the field of nursing; includes the research process, theory development, philosophies related to the inquiry process, and research methodologies as they relate to the clinical setting. Analysis of current research in light of its relevance to clinical practice or the development of nursing theory. Prerequisite: Required course in descriptive/inferential statistics.
25:705:395Pharmacotherapeutics (3) Emphasis on the nurse's role in the administration of safe and therapeutically effective drug therapy. Major drug classifications are discussed in relation to administration methods, pharmacologic effects, toxicity, and nursing precautions and implications. Drug therapy is discussed in relation to life span development changes, religious preferences, and cultural mores. Prerequisites: 21:120:241-242, 245, or 01:119:127-128; 21:160:108, 110, or 01:160:128.
 
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