NRSR 0017. High-Risk Pediatric Nursing

Units: 0.5
Prerequisite: Enrolled as LVN to RN Upward Mobility student
Hours: 9 lecture
Provides the LVN Upward Mobility student with the content/concepts for the management of nursing care for the child with complex nursing needs, such as a high-risk medical condition and chronic or end-of-life care. The content rounds out the basic pediatric nursing content the student received in the vocational nursing program and meets BRN curriculum requirements. (CSU)

NRSR 0021. Nursing Fundamentals and Geriatric Nursing

Units: 11
Prerequisite: Completion of BIOL 4 or 8A/8B, 5 or 7A/7B, 6, NUTF 10, HDEV 1, PSYC 100, MATH A, and ENGL 1A with grades of "C" or better; eligibility for ENGL 11
396 (99 lecture, 297 laboratory)
Introduction to nursing with overview of its evolution, present trends and issues, legal and ethical aspects and the major concepts underlying today's practice. Theory and correlated clinical practice related to utilizing the nursing process based on Roy's Adaptation Model to provide direct care to stable adult and elderly patients. Emphasis on basic human needs and promoting adaptive mechanisms for attaining and maintaining wellness. Students gain the knowledge and skills necessary to perform all basic nursing procedures. (letter grade only) (CSU)

NRSR 0022. Medical Surgical I and Pediatric Nursing

Units: 11
Prerequisite: Completion of NRSR 21 with grade of "C" or better
Hours: 387 (104 lecture, 283 laboratory)
Theory and correlated clinical practice related to utilizing the nursing process based on Roy's Adaptation Model to promote adaptation by adult and pediatric clients and their families experiencing common and/or remedial illnesses/stressors. Students further develop skills and apply theory introduced in NRSR 21 in varied and more complex settings, and gain additional theory and skills related to new clinical areas and levels of responsibility. (letter grade only) (CSU)

NRSR 0023. Medical Surgical II and Mental Health Nursing

Units: 11
Prerequisite: Completion of NRSR 22 with grade of "C" or better or current LVN licensure and BIOL 4 or 8A/8B, 5 or 7A/7B, 6, NUTF 10, HDEV 1, PSYC 100, MATH A, and ENGL 1A with grades of "C" or better; Completion of or concurrent enrollment in COMM 1 and SOC 1 or ANTH 2 with grades of "C" or better; eligibility for ENGL 11
Hours: 387 (104 lecture, 283 laboratory)
Theory and clinical practice related to application of the nursing process based on Roy's Adaptation Model. Students provide care for the adult client having a variety of complex medical-surgical health problems and learn to apply the nursing process for clients experiencing common mental health issues. Focus is on the role of the registered nurse in therapeutic communication, health teaching, leadership, management and team work. Students further develop skills and apply theory introduced in NRSR 22 in varied and more complex settings, and gain additional theory and skills related to new clinical areas and levels of responsibility. (letter grade only) (CSU)

NRSR 0024. Advanced Medical Surgical and Maternal-Newborn Nursing

Units: 11
Prerequisite: Completion of NRSR 23 with grade of "C" or better
Hours: 396 (99 lecture, 297 laboratory)
Theory and correlated clinical practice related to the application of the nursing process based on Roy's Adaptation Model for multiple adult and geriatric clients with complex health problems experiencing acute illness. Students learn to promote adaptation for the maternal-newborn clients experiencing illness/stressors. Students further develop skills and apply theory introduced in previous semesters in varied and more complex settings, and gain additional theory and skills related to new clinical areas and levels of responsibility. (letter grade only) (CSU)

NRSR 0025. HIgh Risk Obstetrical/Newborn Nursing

Units: 0.5
Prerequisite: Enrollment as an LVN to RN upward mobility student
Hours: 16 (7 lecture, 9 laboratory)
Provides the LVN upward mobility student with the content/concepts for the management of nursing care for the obstetrical and newborn patient with complex nursing needs, such as a high-risk intrapartum, complicated birth, and post delivery care of maternal/newborn patients. Content builds upon the basic obstetrical nursing content the student received in the vocational nursing program and meets BRN curriculum requirements. (CSU)