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Nursing
Course Code
NPRO 1000  Credits 4.00 Lec 4.00 Lab View Details
Title Introduction to Health Concepts 
Description This course focuses on introducing the Nursing student to the three identified domains of the individual, nursing, and health care. You will learn about concepts within each domain including: evidenced-based practice, ethics, interdisciplinary teams, informatics, communication, managing care, safety, individual-centered care, medication administration, nutrition, assessment, stress/coping, oxygenation, infection and caring interventions. Upon completion, students will be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course. Must be taken A-F. 
Prerequisites  

Admission to the Professional Nursing Program. Placement score into ENGL 1110 or completion of ENGL 0900.

Co-requisites

BIOL 2224, ENGL 1110.

 


Course Code
NPRO 1010  Credits 2.00 Lec 1.00 Lab View Details
Title Nursing Transitions 
Description This course is intended for the Licensed Practical Nurse returning to nursing education. You will learn to differentiate between appropriate practices of practical and professional nurses. This course focuses on introducing you to the three identified conceptual domains of the individual, nursing and health care. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating these concepts. You will engage in assessment, planning, implementation, and educational aspects of the care surrounding patients with selected problems. 
Prerequisites   Admission to the Professional Nursing Program, Licensed Practical Nurse with unencumbered Minnesota license.


Course Code
NPRO 1100  Credits 3.00 Lec 4.00 Lab View Details
Title Wellness-Illness Concepts Across the Lifespan 
Description This course focuses on further development of the concepts within the three domains of the individual, nursing and healthcare. You will learn about concepts within each domain including: acid-base, cellular regulation, oxygenation, perfusion, inflammation, mobility, sensory perception, sexuality, reproduction, stress/coping, grief/loss, mood/affect, behaviors, development, cognition, self, family, health-wellness-illness, communication, professional behaviors, caring interventions, managing care, safety, and advocacy. Upon completion, you should be able to provide safe nursing care incorporation the concepts identified within this course. Must be taken A-F. 
Prerequisites  

Admission to the Professional Nursing program. NPRO 1000 or NPRO 1010; ENGL 1110 or ENGA 1110.

Co-requisites

PSYC 2240, BIOL 2225.

 


Course Code
NPRO 1150  Credits 1.00 Lec 2.00 Lab View Details
Title Concepts of Health Assessment 
Description This course focuses on performing comprehensive health history and physical examinations. You will learn techniques for performing a head-to-toe physical examination on patients across the life span. You will practice communication skills that enhance data gathering techniques, health teaching and referral skills. These skills enhance your ability and are central to effective nursing interventions and critical thinking. Must be taken A-F. 
Prerequisites  

NPRO 1000 or NPRO 1010.

Co-requisites

BIOL 2226.

 


Course Code
NPRO 2000  Credits 4.00 Lec 4.00 Lab View Details
Title Complex Health Concepts 
Description This course focuses on further development of the concepts within the three domains of the individual, nursing and healthcare. You will learn about concepts of cellular regulation, metabolism, perfusion, infection, immunity, stress/coping, mood/affect, cognition, self, comfort, behaviors, health-wellness-illness, clinical decision-making, caring interventions, managing care, and safety, quality improvement, and informatics. Upon completion, you should be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course. Must be taken A-F. 
Prerequisites  

NPRO 1150.

Co-requisites

BIOL 2230, BIOL 2231.

 


Course Code
NPRO 2100  Credits 4.00 Lec 4.00 Lab View Details
Title Synthesis of Health Concepts in Nursing 
Description This course focuses on the assimilation of the concepts within the three domains of the individual, nursing and healthcare. You will learn about concepts within each domain including: fluid/electrolytes, metabolism, perfusion, mobility, stress/coping, grief/loss, violence, health-wellness, caring interventions, managing care, professional behaviors, collaboration, safety, healthcare systems, quality improvement, advocacy, legal issues, policy, healthcare systems, ethics, accountability, and evidence-based practice. Upon completion, you should be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to provide quality, individualized, entry level nursing care. Must be taken A-F. 
Prerequisites  

Admission to the Professional Nursing Program. NPRO 2000.



Course Code
NPRO 2300  Credits 4.00 Lec View Details
Title Trends and Issues in Nursing 
Description This course provides nursing students in the NPRO program with the learning experience they need in order to successfully transition to the bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) completion program at Augsburg College. Students will examine professionalism in nursing, ethical dilemmas in the context of changing health care needs, and quality improvement in a culture of safety. 
Prerequisites  

NPRO 2000

Co-requisites

NPRO 2100