FUNDAMENTALS OF NURSING THEORY2220842/24/2017 2:00:01 PMFundamentals of Nursing Theory introduces the roles of the professional registered nurse based on the professional standards of nursing practice NursingNUR-112Fundamentals of Nursing Theory introduces the roles of the professional registered nurse based on the professional standards of nursing practice. The essential concepts of nursing practice including safety, legal and ethical principles, and holistic care are introduced for diverse patient populations through the lifespan. Critical thinking is introduced through the nursing process as it relates to basic physical assessments and introductory nursing skills. Note: Prior to the first day of class, students must submit the following to the Nursing Department: current American Heart Association Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider certification (CPR), the student health record requirements including physical form, vaccination record, drug screening and background check.UndergraduateMain Campus; Main Campus-Do Not BothNursing
NURSING PRACTICE I22154211/4/2016 2:15:04 PMConcepts of Nursing Practice I focuses on applying critical thinking and the nursing process to clients with dysfunctional health NursingNUR-130Concepts of Nursing Practice I focuses on applying critical thinking and the nursing process to clients with dysfunctional health patterns including activity-exercise (musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, and respiratory) and nutrition-metabolic function (diabetes) through the lifespan. Students apply nursing skills in the clinical setting and develop holistic nursing care plans for clients with multiple dysfunctional health patterns. Note: Prior to the first day of class, students must submit the following to the Nursing Department: current American Heart Association Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider certification (CPR), the student health record requirements including physical form, vaccination record, drug screening and background check.UndergraduateMain Campus; Main Campus-Do Not BothNursing
NURSING PRACTICE III2215442/24/2017 2:15:03 PMConcepts of Nursing Practice III focuses on applying critical thinking and the nursing process to clients with dysfunctional health NursingNUR-212Concepts of Nursing Practice III focuses on applying critical thinking and the nursing process to clients with dysfunctional health patterns including nutrition-metabolic (endocrine and integumentary), cognitive-perceptual (neurology and sensory) through the lifespan. Students apply nursing skills in the clinical setting and utilize holistic nursing care plans for clients with multiple dysfunctional health patterns. Note: Prior to the first day of class, students must submit the following to the Nursing Department: current American Heart Association Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider certification (CPR), the student health record requirements including physical form, vaccination record, drug screening and background check.UndergraduateMain Campus; Main Campus-Do Not BothNursing
NURSING PRACTICE II22154311/4/2016 2:15:04 PMConcepts of Nursing Practice II focuses on applying critical thinking and the nursing process to clients with dysfunctional health NursingNUR-135Concepts of Nursing Practice II focuses on applying critical thinking and the nursing process to clients with dysfunctional health patterns including nutrition-metabolic-elimination (gastrointestinal, urinary, fluid and electrolytes) and activity-exercise (hematology, oncology, immunology) through the lifespan. Students apply nursing skills in the clinical setting and develop holistic nursing care plans for clients with multiple dysfunctional health patterns. Note: Prior to the first day of class, students must submit the following to the Nursing Department: current American Heart Association Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider certification (CPR), the student health record requirements including physical form, vaccination record, drug screening and background check.UndergraduateMain Campus; Main Campus-Do Not BothNursing
NURSING PRACTICE III22197312/21/2016 4:00:03 PMNursing Practice III focuses on applying the core components of nursing to adult clients, with an emphasis on (1.2) NOTE: For nursing curriculum prior to 2015-2016 NursingNUR-210Nursing Practice III focuses on applying the core components of nursing to adult clients, with an emphasis on the care of clients with elimination, cognitive-perception, self-concept, role-relationship and coping-stress-tolerance dysfunctional health patterns. (1.2) NOTE: For nursing curriculum prior to 2015-2016. One month prior to the first day of class, students must submit proof or an updated copy of the following to the director of Nursing: a current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers certification; the Student Health Record requirements, including drug screening, using the program-approved form(s); and the program-approved criminal background check. UndergraduateMain Campus; Main Campus-Do Not BothNursing
FUNDAMENTALS OF NURSING PRACTICE2215222/24/2017 2:15:03 PMFundamentals of Nursing Practice focuses on the use of the nursing process as students are presented with clinical NursingNUR-115Fundamentals of Nursing Practice focuses on the use of the nursing process as students are presented with clinical situations involving client response to illness and disease across the lifespan. Students apply the nursing process in developing holistic care plans demonstrating critical thinking, safety, and the beginning knowledge of pathophysiology. Students are introduced to medication administration in the clinical setting. Note: Prior to the first day of class students must submit the following to the Nursing Department: current American Heart Association Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider certification (CPR), the student health record requirements including physical form, vaccination record, drug screening and background check.UndergraduateMain Campus; Main Campus-Do Not BothNursing
NURSING LEADERSHIP2215492/24/2017 3:00:01 PMNursing Leadership emphasizes the role of professional nurses in national and global submit the following to the Nursing Department: current American Heart Association Basic NursingNUR-240Nursing Leadership emphasizes the role of professional nurses in national and global issues. Students prepare for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) including completion an NCLEX predictor exam. Students synthesize and apply the core competencies of the professional nurse emphasizing leadership, care management and professionalism. Note: Prior to the first day of class, students must submit the following to the Nursing Department: current American Heart Association Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider certification (CPR), the student health record requirements including physical form, vaccination record, drug screening and background check.UndergraduateMain Campus; Main Campus-Do Not BothNursing
FAMILY NURSING CONCEPTS2215472/24/2017 2:45:02 PMConcepts of Family Nursing focuses on applying the core components of nursing from conception through the postpartum period NursingNUR-222Concepts of Family Nursing focuses on applying the core components of nursing from conception through the postpartum period to childbearing women and families. Students care for the antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum and newborn clients. Alterations in health related to the female reproductive system are addressed. Note: Prior to the first day of class, students must submit the following to the Nursing Department: current American Heart Association Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider certification (CPR), the student health record requirements including physical form, vaccination record, drug screening and background check.UndergraduateMain Campus; Main Campus-Do Not BothNursing
FAMILY NURSING22197212/21/2016 4:00:03 PMFamily Nursing focuses on applying the core components of nursing to the care of childbearing and childrearing (1.2) NOTE: For nursing curriculum prior to 2015-2016 NursingNUR-220Family Nursing focuses on applying the core components of nursing to the care of childbearing and childrearing families experiencing functional and dysfunctional health patterns. (1.2) NOTE: For nursing curriculum prior to 2015-2016. One month prior to the first day of class, students must submit proof or an updated copy of the following to the director of Nursing: A current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers certification; the Student Health Record requirements, including drug screening, using the program-approved form(s); and the program-approved criminal background check. UndergraduateMain Campus; Main Campus-Do Not BothNursing
PSYCHIATRIC NURSING2215452/24/2017 2:30:03 PMConcepts of Psychiatric Nursing focuses on applying the core components of nursing to the care of patients with mental NursingNUR-215Concepts of Psychiatric Nursing focuses on applying the core components of nursing to the care of patients with mental illness through the lifespan. Students utilize therapeutic communication techniques and incorporate holistic nursing care plans for patients in outpatient, inpatient and community settings. Note: Prior to the first day of class, students must submit the following to the Nursing Department: current American Heart Association Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider certification (CPR), the student health record requirements including physical form, vaccination record, drug screening and background check.UndergraduateMain Campus; Main Campus-Do Not BothNursing
BASIC NURSING ASSISTANT2220553/16/2017 8:30:01 PMBasic Nursing Assistant prepares students to assist licensed health care providers in This course includes theory, lab practice and a clinical component Nursing Assistant Education Nurse AssistantNAE-100Basic Nursing Assistant prepares students to assist licensed health care providers in delivering care in various settings. This course includes theory, lab practice and a clinical component. The course is approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health (77 Ill. Adm. Code 395). Successful completion of this course leads to eligibility to take the written Illinois Nurse Assistant/Home Health Aide Competency Exam for employment and certification as a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA). (1.2- Articulated) NOTE: Clinical times differ from theory. Clinical times are found in the comment field of the online schedule. Students must have their own transportation to clinical.UndergraduateMain Campus; Main Campus-Do Not BothNursing Assistant Education
NURSING ASST (NAE) TRANSITION2220596/29/2016 8:43:57 PMNursing Assisting Transitions is designed specifically for the ASE student who is The course previews and reviews the material covered in the regular NAE course while reinforcing Adult Secondary EducationASE-021Nursing Assisting Transitions is designed specifically for the ASE student who is concurrently enrolled in a NAE class. The course previews and reviews the material covered in the regular NAE course while reinforcing specific NAE terminology through contextualized instruction in order to improve the students' language skills in relation to CNA.. This ASE course strives to strengthen the student's overall understanding of the basic requirements of becoming a CNA. The class gives additional help for the ASE student to take the written Illinois Nurse Assistant/Home Health Aide Competency Exam for certification and for employment as a CNA, including vocabulary, study skills, and employability skills. The course also addresses on-the-job communication. This course emphasizes career development in CNA as well as transitional services providing the students with the extra assistance in order to be successful in their CNA class.Continuing EducationMain Campus-Do Not Both; Off Campus-Do Not BothAdult Education
ADV NURSING ASST (NAE) TRANSITION2220836/29/2016 8:44:09 PMAdv Nursing Asst (NAE) Transition is designed specifically for the ESL student who is The course previews and reviews the material covered in the regular NAE course while English As A Second LanguageESL-023Adv Nursing Asst (NAE) Transition is designed specifically for the ESL student who is concurrently enrolled in a Nurse Assistant Education (NAE) class. The course previews and reviews the material covered in the regular NAE course while reinforcing specific CNA terminology through contextualized instruction in order to improve the students' English language skills in relation to CNA. This ESL course strives to strengthen the student's overall understanding of the basic requirements of becoming a CNA. The class gives additional help for the ESL student to take the written Illinois Nurse Assistant/Home Health Aide Competency Exam for certification and for employment as a CNA, including vocabulary, study skills, and employability skills. The course also addresses on-the-job English-language communication. This course emphasizes career development in CNA as well as transitional services providing the students with the extra assistance in order to be successful in their CNA class. Continuing EducationMain Campus-Do Not Both; Off Campus-Do Not BothAdult Education
INT NURSING ASST (NAE) TRANSITION2220656/29/2016 8:44:04 PMInt Nursing Asst (NAE) Transition is designed specifically for the ESL student who is The course previews and reviews the material covered in the regular NAE course while English As A Second LanguageESL-021Int Nursing Asst (NAE) Transition is designed specifically for the ESL student who is concurrently enrolled in a Nurse Assistant Education NAE class. The course previews and reviews the material covered in the regular NAE course while reinforcing specific CNA terminology through contextualized instruction in order to improve the students' English language skills in relation to CNA. This ESL course strives to strengthen the student's overall understanding of the basic requirements of becoming a CNA. The class gives additional help for the ESL student to take the written Illinois Nurse Assistant/Home Health Aide Competency Exam for certification and for employment as a CNA, including vocabulary, study skills, and employability skills. The course also addresses on-the-job English-language communication. This course emphasizes career development in CNA as well as transitional services providing the students with the extra assistance in order to be successful in their CNA class Continuing EducationMain Campus-Do Not Both; Off Campus-Do Not BothAdult Education
DIRECTED STUDY IN NURSING22197411/4/2016 2:16:16 PMDirected Study in Nursing gives students an opportunity to work with a faculty member on Students develop and implement a plan for Written approval from director of Nursing NursingNUR-095Directed Study in Nursing gives students an opportunity to work with a faculty member on an individualized program of study while preparing them for the NCLEX-RN examination. Students develop and implement a plan for remediation, using resources identified and provided by Health Education Systems, Inc. (HESI). Successful completion of this course is determined by student's score on the HESI Exit Exam (E2). (1.6) NOTE: Credit cannot be applied to a degree or certificate. UndergraduateMain Campus; Main Campus-Do Not BothNursing
MEDICATION MATH2213412/24/2017 2:00:01 PMThis course must be completed within one year prior to acceptance into the Nursing Program Completion of most or all nursing prerequisite courses is strongly recommended Health SciencesHCE-110Medication Math teaches the basic principles of pharmacology, including the ethical and legal implications of medication administration. This course reviews the mathematics and measurement systems involved in the calculation of medication doses. It also assists students in identifying and using information needed to administer medication safely. (1.2-Articulated) NOTE: This course must be completed within one year prior to acceptance into the Nursing Program. Completion of most or all nursing prerequisite courses is strongly recommended. UndergraduateMain Campus; Main Campus-Do Not BothNursing
PHARMACOLOGY FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONS22147311/4/2016 5:30:03 PMPharmacology for Health Professionals will introduce commonly used pharmaceutical terms and treatments Drug development, effects, side- effects and classifications will be Nursing Health SciencesHCE-120Pharmacology for Health Professionals will introduce commonly used pharmaceutical terms and treatments. Drug development, effects, side- effects and classifications will be discussed. Regulatory agency roles will be explored. (1.2-Articulated)UndergraduateMain Campus; Main Campus-Do Not BothNursing
INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH CAREERS22134611/4/2016 2:15:17 PMIntroduction to Health Careers investigates the healthcare delivery systems, services and occupations It gives students an overview of areas of employment in the healthcare Nursing Health SciencesHCE-100Introduction to Health Careers investigates the healthcare delivery systems, services and occupations. It gives students an overview of areas of employment in the healthcare field, as well as communication and personal skills needed for success. Students learn about specific health-related careers, including education and skills requirements, earnings and advancement opportunities, and the future outlook for the field. On completion of this course, students are better equipped to decide if they want to pursue a health-related career. (1.2-Articulated) UndergraduateMain Campus; Main Campus-Do Not BothNursing
EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICE2213873/20/2017 2:15:02 PMEvidence Based Practice gives students an awareness of and comfort with information resources Students learn and practice effective and efficient identification, acquisition Nursing Health SciencesHCE-111Evidence Based Practice gives students an awareness of and comfort with information resources. Students learn and practice effective and efficient identification, acquisition, evaluation, use and communication of information. The course also discusses how information issues affect society and how they relate to healthcare. (1.2- Articulated) NOTE: CDM 110 or CDM 111 is strongly recommended. UndergraduateMain Campus; Main Campus-Do Not BothNursing
PHARMACOLOGY FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONS22210011/15/2016 4:15:01 PMPharmacology for Health Professionals will introduce commonly used pharmaceutical terms and treatments Drug development, effects, side- effects and classifications will be Nursing Health Information TechnologyHIT-120Pharmacology for Health Professionals will introduce commonly used pharmaceutical terms and treatments. Drug development, effects, side- effects and classifications will be discussed. Regulatory agency roles will be explored. (1.2-Articulated)UndergraduateMain Campus; Main Campus-Do Not BothNursing
INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY2217333/14/2017 1:45:03 PMIntroductory Chemistry is a course with laboratory that teaches the fundamentals of inorganic and is designed for students who plan to pursue a career in allied health or nursing ChemistryCHM-164Introductory Chemistry is a course with laboratory that teaches the fundamentals of inorganic chemistry. Topics include measurement, atomic theory, nomenclature, chemical bonding, stoichiometry, solution chemistry, chemical equilibrium, acids and bases, and nuclear chemistry. The course does not assume any previous coursework in chemistry and is designed for students who plan to pursue a career in allied health or nursing. It also serves as a preparatory course for students who plan to enroll in CHM 165 in the future. (1.1-Articulated) [IAI Core Course Equivalent: P1 902L ] NOTE: This course requires intermediate reading, basic writing, and intermediate math. UndergraduateMain Campus; Main Campus-Do Not BothChemistry
LPN TO ADN TRANSITION2214742/24/2017 2:15:03 PMADN Transition builds upon the basic nursing skills and concepts learned by the Licensed legal-ethical standards and the role of cultural competence in contemporary nursing NursingNUR-125LPN to ADN Transition builds upon the basic nursing skills and concepts learned by the Licensed Vocational or Licensed Practical Nurse. The course is designed to assist in transitioning the Licensed Practical Nurse into the role of the Registered Nurse. Areas of study include the role of the Associate Degree Nurse, role socialization, communication principles, review of the nursing process,critical thinking, teaching and learning principles, legal-ethical standards and the role of cultural competence in contemporary nursing. Students are required to demonstrate competencies in pharmacological concepts, medication administration and basic nursing skills. Upon successful completion of all components of the course, students may apply to the Nursing program. (1.2) NOTE: Students may be concurrently enrolled in other nursing program prerequisites while taking this course. If admitted into the nursing program, NUR 112 and NUR 115 will be waived. Students will be admitted to NUR 130 and will have earned, by advanced standing, 4 credit hours in the ADN Program.UndergraduateMain Campus; Main Campus-Do Not BothNursing
TRANSITION TO PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE22197112/21/2016 4:00:02 PMis the capstone course of the Registered Nursing Program and includes 96 clock hours of NUR 210 with a grade of C or higher, and written approval from the director of Nursing NursingNUR-230Transition to Professional Practice is the capstone course of the Registered Nursing Program and includes 96 clock hours of direct patient care in a healthcare setting. Students have the chance to synthesize and apply the core components of nursing in the transition from student to graduate, with an emphasis on leadership, care management, skill development and professionalism. (1.2) NOTE: For nursing curriculum prior to 2015-2016 catalog. Students must successfully pass an NCLEX predictor exam in order to pass the course. UndergraduateMain Campus; Main Campus-Do Not BothNursing
COMPLEX HEALTHCARE ISSUES2215482/24/2017 2:45:02 PMComplex Issues in Healthcare focuses on the role of the nurse in challenging healthcare situations Students apply medical-surgical, legal and ethical principles to difficult Nursing NursingNUR-225Complex Issues in Healthcare focuses on the role of the nurse in challenging healthcare situations. Students apply medical-surgical, legal and ethical principles to difficult patient situations. As the student applies these concepts, growth toward the professional behaviors of caring, role competence, critical thinking and self-directed learning are evidenced. UndergraduateMain Campus; Main Campus-Do Not BothNursing