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    RN to BSN Online Program Course Requirements

    RN to BSN Online Program Core Course Requirements

    • BI 214 - Anatomy & Phys I

      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 214L - Anatomy & Physiology I Lab

      A study of the structure of the human body using a variety of tools including tissue slides, human skeletons, models, and the optional dissection of various organs of sheep, pig, or cow. Integration is accomplished via a systems approach with physiology using computer simulation.

    • 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 215L - Anat & Phys II Lab

      A study of the structure of the human body using a variety of tools including tissue slides, human skeletons, models, and the optional dissection of various organs of sheep, pig, or cow. Integration is accomplished via a systems approach with physiology using computer simulation.

    • 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 205 - Pathophysiologic Foundations for Ng

      This course explores the interaction of dynamic physiological disease processes with special emphasis on nursing application and implications for nursing practice. Knowledge from the life sciences is blended with the medical and nursing management to create an understanding of the physiologic response of patients across the lifespan while under the care of nurses. Special focus is placed on the nursing process for the management of disease and the rationale for nursing interventions within the framework of nursing practice.

    • 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 358 - Prof Nrsg Prac with Populations

      This course presents an overview of the role of the nurse in a community setting with emphasis on healthcare policy, social justice, health literacy, health promotion, and epidemiologic methods. Health disparities and inequities at both the local and global levels are threaded throughout the course. Special emphasis is placed on clinical experiences in settings where the student can examine and apply these concepts.

    • 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 fundamental concepts of nutrition; emphasis on the nutrients, their functions, food sources, factors affecting human needs throughout life and the relationship of nutrition and disease.

    • 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.