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+ NUR 17 -- CALCULATIONS FOR MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION (1 cr. 1 hr.)
Beginning level students acquire knowledge and develop proficiency in computing drug dosages. Oral, injectable and intravenous medications to be administered to infants, children and adults are discussed.
Prerequisites: Passing CUNY Math Assessment Examination

+ NUR 18 -- FUNDAMENTALS of NURSING (7 crs. 13 hrs.)
Introduction to understanding knowledge and skills that are basic to nursing including dependent, independent and interdependent functions of a nurse. Facts, principles and concepts derived from the biological and behavioral sciences are applied to basic nursing care. Laboratory sessions are on campus and in hospitals or other health agencies.
Pre or Corequisites: BIO 11, PSY 11; SCI 25; ENG 12, or ENG 24 if exempt from ENG 12
Pre or Corequisite: NUR 17, BIO 12

NUR 19 -- FAMILY-CENTERED MATERNITY NURSING (4 crs. 14 hrs.)
(one-half semester)

Family-centered maternity nursing includes facts, principles and concepts relevant to the care of individuals and their families during the reproductive years of the life cycle. Laboratory sessions will be on campus or in hospitals and other health agencies.
Prerequisites: NUR 20, NUR 22
Pre of Corequisites: SOC 31, ENG 24

NUR 20 -- NURSING the EMOTIONALLY ILL (4 crs. 14 hrs.)
(one-half semester)

Introduction to nursing care of clients who are experiencing difficulty meeting psychosocial needs and, to show how emotional illness affects the needs of the individual and family in their efforts to adapt to stressors. Laboratory sessions are on campus as well as in hospitals or other health agencies.
Prerequisite: NUR 21
Pre or Corequisite: PSY 32
Recommended: SOC 31, ENG 24

NUR 21 -- NURSING the ILL ADULT I (9 crs. 16 hrs.)
Nursing the adult client with common recurring health problems includes nursing interventions based on physiological and psychological needs of adult patients. Laboratory sessions are on campus and in hospitals or other health agencies.
Prerequisites: NUR 17, NUR 18
Pre or Corequisite: BIO 51

NUR 22 -- NURSING the ILL ADULT II (5 crs. 17 hrs.)
(one-half semester)

During this continuation of NUR 21, the ways in which illness affects the individual and family is demonstrated. Concepts of chronic illness and rehabilitation are discussed. Laboratory sessions are on campus and in hospitals or other health agencies.
Prerequisite: NUR 21
Pre or Corequisites: PSY 32
Recommended: SOC 31, ENG 24

NUR 23 -- NURSING of CHILDREN (5 crs. 17 hrs.)
(one-half semester)

Introduction to nursing care of children (from infancy through adolescence) and their families. Health care maintenance of children, as well as concepts relevant to hospitalized children is included. Laboratory sessions will be on campus or in hospitals and other health agencies.
Prerequisites: NUR 20, NUR 22
Pre or Corequisites: SOC 31, ENG 24

NUR 24 -- ISSUES in NURSING (1 cr. 1 hr.)
The role and responsibilities of a beginning-level associate degree nurse, both as an individual and as a member of the nursing profession, is considered. Historical perspectives, ethical-legal-moral aspects, current issues and trends in nursing are discussed.
Prerequisites: NUR 20, NUR 22
Pre or Corequisites: NUR 19, NUR 23, SOC 31, ENG 24

NUR 02700 -- Pathophysiology (formerly NUR 08200)3 crs. 3 hrs.
Physiologic and pathophysiologic mechanisms that act singly or in concert to produce alterations on a cellular, tissue, organ, system level as well as on the total human organism. Emphasis is placed on underlying concepts that create recurrent patterns of cellular dysfunction and progression to alterations in system function and interweaves development across the lifespan with disease processes.
Pre/Corequisites: Department Permission or BIO 01200 and SCI 02500

Electives:

NUR 28-- CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN HEALTH CARE (3 cr. 3 hr.)
(Also listed as SOC 28 and BA 28) the sociological, ethical, legal and economic impact of managing health care into the next century.

NUR 29 -- ALTERNATIVE HEALTH CARE MODALITIES (3 cr. 3 hr.)
Course will introduce students to complementary and alternative health care treatments such as herbal remedies, message, acupuncture and meditation and their use in both disease management and health promotion.

+ NUR 41 -- EMERGENCY HEALTH CARE (2 crs. 2 hrs.)
Enhances knowledge of actual and potential environmental hazards, explores cardiopulmonary emergencies and identifies appropriate action(s). Techniques for taking vital signs and techniques of basic cardiac life support CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) are demonstrated.

+ NUR 42 -- PARENTING (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
Theory and concepts relating to the interaction between parents and children from infancy to early adulthood. Participants explore effective parenting skills to assist in personal growth.

+ NUR 43 -- PERSPECTIVES on DEATH and DYING (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
The dynamics of death and dying for the purpose of understanding one's own feelings and attitudes, so that meaningful assistance may be given to the dying individual and the family are examined. The ethical/moral and legal problems arising from such controversial issues as advanced medical treatment, strategies, abortion, suicide and euthanasia are explored.
Prerequisites: PSY 11, SOC 31

NUR 44 -- DIET in HEALTH and ILLNESS (2 crs. 2 hrs.)
The nature of food and fluid intake in healthy and in ill individuals. Cultural differences, the age variable and dietary modifications are examined.
Pre or Corequisite: BIO 11

NUR 45 -- PHARMACOLOGY in HEALTH and DISEASE (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
Intended for individuals of any background who desire information regarding safe use of prescription and non-prescription drugs. Emphasis will be placed on the impact of safe drug use on promoting and maintaining health. This course will also examine how drugs affect the body by changing many of its normal mechanisms and thereby contributing to health problems.

NUR 46 -- TRANSCULTURAL PERSPECTIVES IN HEALTH CARE (3 crs. 3 hrs.)
Introduction to the field of transcultural health care. Provides and anthropological approach to healing, health values and practices of selected groups. Explores the role of health professionals in reconciling ethnocentric health care values with health practices of culturally diverse groups.
Prerequisites: ANT 37 or SOC 31

NUR 47 -- HOME HEALTH CARE: PATTERNS AND NEEDS (3 crs. 3 hrs.)

Introduction to current home health care delivery sytems; regulatory agencies; reimbursement mechanisms (insurance, private pay, medicaid, Medicare): and roles and levels of care providers. Proposed Federal, State, City and private initiatives, planned changes in utilization and providers as well as accreditation and quality assurance programs will be explained. Options and skills to negotiate and obtain home care services for individuals and families will be discussed.

NUR 48 -- INTRODUCTION TO BASIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT AND PHYSICAL EXAMINATION OF THE ADULT (3 crs. 4 hrs.)

Introduction to the basic knowledge and skills required to perform a comprehensive health assessment of an adult. The compilation of a health history, interview techniques and a regional approach to the physical examination of the adult will be introduced and practiced. A synthesis of the physical, psychosocial, developmental and cultural assessments will prepare students to develop a holistic statement of the health status of an adult individual.
Prerequisite: NUR 18

NUR 49 -- EKG RHYTHM RECOGNITION (3 crs. 3 hrs.)

An intermediate level course that builds on basic cardiac knowledge. The advanced knowledge and skill necessary to visually recognize, understand and treat cardiac rhythm disturbances.
Prerequisite: NUR 18

NUR 82 (1-3 crs. 1-3 hrs.)

This course is of a topical and pilot nature and is designed to meet the immediate needs and interests of various student populations. It is offered for a maximum of two semesters.

NUR 90 - REGISTERED NURSE INTERNSHIP (3 crs. 1 class hr.)
For newly-graduated nurses who have passed the NCLEX-RN exam but have not yet secured employment as a registered professional nurse. Students will gain experience in delegation, resource allocation, and management of multiple client case loads and collaboration with the interdisciplinary team.
Prerequisite: priority given to graduates of KCC Nursing Program. Applications will also be considered from graduates of other CUNY accredited Nursing Programs with the NY State RN License.

CLINICAL COURSES

ST 00100 – SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY – (3 cr. 3 hrs.)
Comprehensive study of the operative environment, professional roles, communication techniques and ethical responsibilities.
Prerequisite/Co-requisite: ENG 01200
Co-requisite: ST 00200

ST 00200 - SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY II
(2 cr. 6 hrs.; 2 lecture, 4 lab)
Provides theoretical knowledge for the application of essential skills during the perioperative phase of patient care.
It introduces the student to the practice of surgical technology with a focus on those skills necessary for function in the scrub role.
Prerequisite/Co-requisite:ENG 01200, BIO 01100
Co-requisite: ST 00100

ST 00300 – SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY III (4 cr., 4 hrs.)
Principles and practice of surgical technology with a focus on those functions that impact the circulating role. Introduction to surgical pharmacology, anesthesia and wound healing physiology.
Prerequisite: ST 00100, ST 00200
Co requisite: ST 03P00

ST 03P00 – Practicum I – (2 crs., 8 hrs.)
Provides the student individualized experience in practice in the field. Emphasis is placed demonstrating proficiency necessary to participate in surgical procedures.
Prerequisite: ST 00100, ST 00200
Co requisite: ST 00300

ST 04000– SURGICAL PROCEDURES(4 cr., 4 hrs.)
Introduction to each anatomical system with a focused review of pathology in conjunction with those specific procedures performed. The instrumentation and surgical modalities of each specialty are covered as they relate to the practice of Surgical Technology, Surgical Specialties includes General, Gastrointestinal, Biliary, Gynecologic, Ear-Nose and Throat, Plastic and Pediatric Surgery.
Pre Requisites: ST 00300, ST 03P00
Pre/Co requisite: BIO 01200
Co requisite: ST 04P00

ST 04P00 – PRACTICUM II (3 cr., 8 hrs.)
Provides the student with individualized experience in practice in the field. Emphasis is placed on demonstrating proficiency in skills necessary and participating in basic surgical procedures.
Prerequisite: ST 00300, ST 03P00
Pre/Co requisite: BIO 01200
Co requisite: ST 00400

ST 00500 – ADVANCED SURGICAL PROCEDURES (4 cr., 4 hrs.)
Continuation of anatomical systems with a focused review of pathology in conjunction with specific procedures performed. The instrumentation and surgical modalities of each specialty will be covered as they relate to the practice of Surgical Technology. The advanced surgical specialties include Ophthalmic, Vascular, Orthopedic, Neurosurgery, Thoracic, Cardiac, Trauma and Transplant.
Prerequisite: ST 00400, ST 04P00
Pre/Co requisite: BIO 05100
Co requisite: ST 05P00

ST 05P00– PRACTICUM III (3 crs., 16 hrs.)
Continuation of individualized experience in practice in the field. Emphasis is placed on demonstrating proficiency in skills necessary for participating in the advanced specialties. Co requisite:
Prerequisite: ST 00400, ST 04P00
Co requisite: ST 00500

ST 00600– PROFESSIONAL STRATEGIES FOR THE SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST (1 cr., 1 hr)
Prepares students for both certification and life in the work force. It is both a review course for certification as well as development of job-seeking skills to ensure that the student succeeds in a career path. Resume writing and interviewing techniques are covered as are requirements for the Certified Surgical Technologist for recertification and continuing education throughout his/her career.
Prerequisite: ST 00500 ,ST 05P00
Co requisite: ST 06P00

ST 06P00– PRACTICUM IV(3 crs., 16 hrs.)
Provides the student with individualized experience in the field. Emphasis is placed on demonstrating proficiency in skills necessary for independent practice.
Prerequisite:ST 00500 ,ST 05P00
Co requisite: ST 00600

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