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NSP 3265   PROGRESSIVE CARE NURSING

credits: 4  

Prerequisite: Documented competencies of NSP 3276 and admission to either the BSN program, or the Critical Care Certificate, or the Emergency Care Certificate. The focus of this course is the development of knowledge, techniques, and skills needed for the delivery of complex nursing care to clients experiencing health problems requiring progressive care interventions. 62 contact hours.

NSP 3275   CRITICAL CARE NURSING

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: Documented competencies of NSP 3265 and admission to either the BSN program, or the Critical Care Certificate, or the Emergency Care Certificate. The focus of this course is the development of knowledge, techniques, and skills needed for the delivery of complex nursing care to clients experiencing health problems requiring critical care interventions. 47 contact hours.

NSP 3276   ECG INTERPRETATION FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS

credits: 2  

Prerequisite: Admission to the BSN program, or Critical Care Certificate, or Emergency Care Certificate. This course focuses on the essential information necessary for the accurate interpretation of basic cardiac rhythms and 12-lead electrocardiograms. A systematic approach is utilized for the interpretation of cardiac rhythms, their underlying hemodynamic significance, and current treatment modalities. 32 contact hours.

NSP 3289   SPECIAL TOPICS IN GERONTOLOGICAL NURSING

credits: 2  
Prerequisite: Admission to the RN-BSN program or permission of the Dean. This elective course provides opportunities to explore special topics related to the aging process and care of the aging population in acute care and community settings. 32 contact hours.

NSP 3475   INFECTIOUS DISEASE AND SEPSIS

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: Admission to the BSN program or Sepsis Awareness and Education Certificate. This course focuses on infectious disease in individuals across the lifespan. Infectious disease processes and the body’s responses are included. Principles of prevention, treatment, and control of infectious diseases for nurses are provided. 47 contact hours.

NSP 3476   INFECTION CONTROL FOR HEALTHCARE SETTINGS

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: Admission to the BSN program or Sepsis Awareness and Education Certificate. This course examines infection control in healthcare settings with a focus on acute care facilities. Trends and issues regarding infectious disease in hospitals are included. Infection control strategies as well as the roles and responsibilities of infection control professionals are provided. 47 contact hours.

NSP 3477   COMMUNICABLE DISEASE PREVENTION AND CONTROL

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: Admission to the BSN program or Sepsis Awareness and Education Certificate. This course focuses on communicable diseases with public health impact at the local, national and international levels. The epidemiology of infectious disease and the role of infection control professionals are included. Principles, practices and ethics of communicable disease prevention and control are discussed. 47 contact hours.

NSP 3495   EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT NURSING

credits: 2  

Prerequisite: (Admission to the NURS-BS program or EMC-ATC) and NSP 3275 with a minimum grade of C . The focus of this course is on the development of knowledge, techniques, and skills needed for the delivery of complex nursing care to clients experiencing health problems requiring immediate medical intervention. 32 contact hours.

NSP 3685   END-OF-LIFE CARE

credits: 2  
Prerequisites: Admission to the RN-BSN program or permission from the dean. This course will provide an overview of the issues related to providing end-of-life care. Although end-of-life care emphasizes a team approach, this course will focus on nursing interventions commonly used. Topics to be covered include symptom management including pain control, psycho-social needs of the patient and family, spiritual care, advance directives, and meeting the needs of the caregiver. 30 contact hours.

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