Degrees and Certificates
Bachelor of Science - Nursing (RN to BSN),Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (LPN to BSN),Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA),Certificate of Completion
Associate in Nursing,Direct Transfer Agreement (DTA/MRP)
Program Learning Outcomes
Provides an introduction to foundational nursing skills and practice of these skills in the lab setting. Practice and competency testing to ensure the safe delivery of client care in the clinical setting. This course integrates concepts associated with the core themes of the WVC nursing program. Formerly NURS 101L
In this clinical course, emphasis is placed on the progressive acquisition of nursing skills and knowledge. Students will learn collaboration, while providing safe, patient-centered care. Clinical takes place in a variety of settings. Formerly NURS 102L
Discussion and application of advanced nursing care concepts for the client with acute and/or complex health problems. This course includes presentation of advanced mental health concepts as well as essential concepts related community health nursing.
Clinical experiences in a variety of healthcare settings and with increasing complexity and numbers of clients. Clinical experience and simulation activities will allow students to integrate and apply concepts from this and previous nursing courses. Includes an acute mental-health rotation/experience. Formerly NURS 201L.
Exploration of the relationship between nutrition, health, and well-being, with a focus on the healthcare team member's role in assisting clients to maintain optimal health across the lifespan. Nutritional strategies to support clients experiencing acute/chronic illness will be discussed. Taught in an integrated format with NURS 102.
Review of the fundamental principles of nutrition, and discussion of basic nutritional requirements. The healthcare professional's role in the dietary management of alterations in digestive function, and care of the client with acute/chronic illness. Content is integrated with NURS 103.
Pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics and pharmacotherapeutics of medications. This course discusses the safety concerns related to scope of practice, accurate dosage calculations, medication administration and monitoring, route of administration, as well as special considerations related to age and condition of the client.
Pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics and pharmacotherapeutics of drugs. This course discusses safety concerns related to scope of practice, accurate dosage calculations, medication administration and monitoring, route of administration, as well as special considerations across the lifespan in prevention and treatment of chronic illness.
Pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics and pharmacotherapeutics of medications used to treat chronic health problems and infections. This course discusses the safety concerns related to scope of practice, accurate dosage calculations, medication administration and monitoring, and route of administration, with a focus on use of the intravenous route.
Analysis of ethical and legal issues relevant to the healthcare professions through an integrated format.
Focuses on the ethical and legal issues when managing a patient with urgent/emergent health concerns, as a member of the healthcare team.
Focuses on healthcare management of patients with complex, multi system acute and chronic pathological processes throughout the lifespan. Emphasis on ethics and healthcare policy and how it will impact the health of the adult and pediatric patient. By permission only.
Special emphasis will be placed on exploration of psychosocial issues that arise in clients with acute and/or emergent health problems. This course examined the role of the healthcare professional in providing care for these clients. Content is integrated with NURS 202.