A study of human anatomy and physiology for students preparing for an allied health profession. Integration of structure and function in the light of homeostasis is emphasized. A systems approach is utilized, with the focus on normal physiology and an introduction to pathology. Systems addressed in the first semester include skeletal, muscle, nervous and endocrine.
BI 215 - Anatomy & Physiology II
A study of human anatomy and physiology for students preparing for an allied health profession. Integration of structure and function in the light of homeostasis is emphasized. A systems approach is utilized, with the focus on normal physiology and an introduction to pathology. In the second semester, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems are addressed.
BI 232 - Clinical Microbiology
Clinical Microbiology introduces the student to organisms that are seen with the assistance of a microscope. Topics include the biological characteristics, cellular processes, and physiology of microorganisms that are pathogenic, beneficial, or essential to human life; diseases and illnesses caused by viruses or microorganisms; and the human immune system and its ability to fend the body against infections under normal conditions.
BI 232L - Clinical Microbiology Lab
Application of basic techniques for culturing, staining, and identifying selected microbial forms.
NR 226 - Prof Nur Concp Apr
This nursing course will provide the student the opportunity to develop knowledge, attitudes and skills foundational to the practice of nursing at the baccalaureate level. The course introduces the concepts of person centered care as delivered through a relationship-based model of professional nursing practice. The concepts and skills associated with holistic practice, person-centered, evidenced-based care, communication, safety, quality improvement, nursing informatics, health-care policy and leadership will be addressed at the foundational level.
NR 235 - Holistic Nursing Practice Adult
This course applies core concepts of health assessment to adults with special emphasis on the geriatric client.
NR 265 - Evidence Based Prof Nursing Prac
This course challenges students to explore the value of nursing research for evidence-based practice and its contribution to quality patient outcomes; students have opportunities for utilizing research as evidence to make clinical decisions affecting patient outcomes.
NR 331 - Societal Impact on Women's Health
Through a collaborative, historical, and philosophical approach, this course investigates societal issues that have an impact on women's health as well as issues related to women as consumers of health care. Topics may include but are not limited to the following: historical/economic perspectives of women's health, women and the health care system, violence against women, alternative methods of healing, and the physical and mental health of women.
NR 426 - Practicum in Leadership
This course is designed for the RN who is completing the program of studies for the BSN degree. Its purpose is to provide the RN with the opportunity to expand her/his experience base within a selected practice setting. The focus of this course is on leadership for the baccalaureate-prepared nurse. This course represents the culmination of the nursing program of studies. This course is open only to the registered nurse returning for a BSN degree.
NR 465 - Professional Nrg Leadership Theory
This course expands upon professional behaviors the nurse uses to meet the primary responsibility of person-center relationship-based nursing practice. The concepts of leadership/management, accountability, communication, collaboration, legal and ethical practice, healthcare systems, quality improvement, safety, and nursing informatics are addressed at an advanced level.
NU 104 - Basic Nutrition
A study of the nutritional requirements of the healthy individual according to the latest RDA; the major nutrients, minerals and vitamins; energy balance and metabolism, food habits and preferences.
PH 260 - Bioethics* WE/DC
An introduction to ethics and an inquiry into the major ethical problems regarding issues of life and death. Fulfills Ursuline Core Curriculum Western Culture (WE). *DC
PS 230 - Lifespan Development
Study of the physical, psychological, cognitive, moral, and social development of the human person from conception through death.Prerequisite: PS 101.