NURSING COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
Promotive and Preventive / Professional Nursing 2
This is a thorough course on the application of the nursing process applied to the professional nursing care of man across the life span, from birth (womb) to the age of mature adulthood or the elderly (tomb). The fundamental nursing concepts related to the laboratory skills applied to caring of well patients specially the well maternity, child and adult patients are emphasized both in the lecture and practicum areas. The student is required to have a CPR certification during this course. The student is taught the identification and management of risk factors throughout the life span.
Curative and Rehabilitative Nursing Care Management 1 / Professional
This course builds upon Professional Nursing 1 and includes basic health assessment as well as health deviations in the adult population. Nursing care applying the nursing process on selected health problems will be demonstrated with emphasis on primary and secondary levels of care specially the chronically ill adult patients.
Related Learning Experience (R.L.E.) / Professional Nursing 4
This course focuses on the enhancement of the student skills in previous nursing course, mostly in the clinical area with the application of the nursing process. This is a well supervised clinical practicum devised to prepare the student for the next higher nursing course.
Curative and Rehabilitative Nursing Care Management 2 /
Professional Nursing 5
This course builds upon Nursing 100 through Nursing 103 utilizing the self-care framework to introduce the student to the nurseís role in the care of complex deviations of patients specifically those with psychiatric / mental illnesses, orthopedic and related conditions, communicable illnesses, cellular and related cancerous conditions and acute biologic crises throughout the life span. Acute care units, clinics , specialty areas as well as other varied community settings are utilized for the student to experience true to life practicum.
Nursing Management and Leadership / Professional Nursing 6
This course is focused on the development of nursing leadership and management skills in any setting, essential to the professional nurse. Building on all of the studentís previous knowledge, the student utilizes critical thinking skills to gain experience in organizing and prioritizing care to assist in delegation of care and in overcoming deficits to self-care. This is a supervised but an increasingly independent clinical practice. This course will assist the student in transitioning the role as a beginning practitioner / partner / leader / researcher / educator within the health team.
This also focuses on mentorship, media relations, development of health care policy and the nursing responsibility to advocate for a healthy environment, taking into consideration the ethico-legal, moral and other aspects of nursing practice.
1 Course Audit 1
This is a nursing course offering that will enhance the understanding of the student of all the previous nursing and health related subjects taken. The student is guided to re- enforce his skills in any setting based on the eleven (11) nursing core competencies.
2 Course Audit 2
This builds upon Course audit 1 with the end goal of helping the student crystallizes the major nursing concepts from Levels 1 to 4 in relation to the Related Learning Experience (RLE) of the student and in preparation for the local and foreign nursing licensure and other related professional nursing examinations prior to professional nursing practice here and abroad.