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SLCC Catalog

   
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog
Salt Lake Community College
   
 
  Nov 24, 2017
 
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog 
  
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog

Course Descriptions

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Course Numbering Information:
Courses at SLCC are identified by an alphabetic prefix (two to four letters) followed by a four-digit number. Numbers beginning with a “1” generally indicate a course designed primarily for freshmen (such as ENGL 1010 ); numbers beginning with a “2” generally indicate courses designed primarily for sophomores (such as MATH 2010 ); numbers beginning with a “0” generally indicate preparatory courses that are non-transferable (such as WRTG 0990 ).

 

Nursing

  
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    NSG 1200 - Pharmacology I

    Credits: 2
    Introduces the basic concepts of pharmacology. Utilizing the nursing process, students are introduced to the safe administration of medications to clients across the health continuum.

    Prerequisite: Admission to the program per established curriculum plan.


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    NSG 1300 - Nursing Fundamentals

    Credits: 4
    Introduces theories basic to the student assuming the role of provider, manager and member of the nursing profession. Emphasis is placed on introduction to critical thinking and the nursing process.

    Prerequisite: Admission to the program per established curriculum plan.
    Corequisite: NSG 1305 without exception


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    NSG 1305 - Nursing Fundamentals Clinical

    Credits: 2
    The clinical experience builds upon concepts and skills introduced in NSG 1300. Clinical experience expands critical thinking by incorporating the multidisciplinary team in the care of the Nursing Fundamentals client.

    Prerequisite: Admission to the program per established curriculum plan.
    Corequisite: NSG 1300  without exception


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    NSG 1350 - Nursing Fundamentals

    Credits: 4
    Introduces theories basic to the student assuming the role of provider, manager and member of the nursing profession. Emphasis is placed on introduction to critical thinking and the nursing process.

    Prerequisite: Completion of Nursing Program prerequisite courses and admission to the program per established curriculum plan
    Corequisite: NSG 1355  (without exception)
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    NSG 1355 - Nursing Fundamentals Clinical

    Credits: 2
    The clinical experience builds upon concepts and skills introduced in NSG 1350 . Clinical experience expands critical thinking by incorporating the multidisciplinary team in the care of the Nursing Fundamentals client.

    Prerequisite: Completion of Nursing Program prerequisite courses and admission to the program per established curriculum plan
    Corequisite: NSG 1350  (without exception)
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    NSG 1400 - Maternal Newborn Nursing

    Credits: 2
    Provides family centered approach to nursing care of the childbearing client and family across the continuum as provider and manager of care in health care settings.

    Prerequisite: Completion of prior semester courses per established curriculum plan
    Corequisite: NSG 1405  (without exception)
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    NSG 1405 - Maternal Newborn Nursing Clin.

    Credits: 1
    The clinical experience builds upon concepts and skills introduced in NSG 1400 . Clinical experience expands critical thinking by incorporating the multidisciplinary team in the care of the Maternal Newborn client.

    Prerequisite: Completion of prior semester courses per established curriculum plan
    Corequisite: NSG 1400  (without exception)
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    NSG 1500 - Nursing Care of Children

    Credits: 2
    Introduces students to family centered pediatric nursing care of infants, children, adolescents and their families across the health continuum in body systems.

    Prerequisite: Completion of prior semester courses per established curriculum plan
    Corequisite: NSG 1505  (without exception)
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    NSG 1505 - NSG Care of Children Clinical

    Credits: 0
    The clinical experience builds upon concepts and skills introduced in Nursing Care of Children. Clinical experience expands critical thinking by incorporating the multidisciplinary team in the care of the pediatric client.

    Prerequisite: Completion of prior semester courses per established curriculum plan
    Corequisite: NSG 1500  (without exception)
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    NSG 1700 - Medical Surgical Nursing I

    Credits: 4
    Builds upon prior curriculum content to introduce the student to basic medical/surgical nursing care across the health continuum.

    Prerequisite: Completion of prior semester courses per established curriculum plan
    Corequisite: NSG 1705  (without exception)
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    NSG 1705 - Med/Surg Nursing I Clinical

    Credits: 2
    The clinical experience builds upon concepts and skills introduced in NSG 1700 . Clinical experience expands critical thinking by incorporating the multidisciplinary team in the care of the basic medical surgical client.

    Prerequisite: Completion of prior semester courses per established curriculum plan
    Corequisite: NSG 1700  (without exception)
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    NSG 1800 - Transition Into Practical Nur

    Credits: 2
    Prepares the qualified student to transition into the role of practical nurse. The nursing process and critical thinking skills are utilized in the study and application of contents essential to client care across the health continuum.

    Prerequisite: Completion of the first year of nursing
    Corequisite: NSG 1805  (without exception)


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    NSG 1805 - Trans/Pract. Nursing Clinical

    Credits: 1
    The clinical experience builds upon the concepts and skills introduced in the first year of the nursing program. Clinical experience expands critical thinking related to the role and scope of practice of the LPN.

    Prerequisite: Completion of the first year of nursing
    Corequisite: NSG 1800  (without exception)


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    NSG 1900 - Transition into A.S. Nursing

    Credits: 1
    Designed to assist the licensed practical nurse in adapting to the new role of a registered nurse as provider, manager and member of the nursing profession.

    Prerequisite: Completion of first year of Nursing


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    NSG 1990 - Independent Study Course

    Credits: 1-5
    This course is offered on an individual basis to student nurses. It allows the student to complete one to five hours of guided independent learning experiences within the first year.

    Prerequisite: Actively enrolled in the Nursing Program


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    NSG 2100 - Pharmacology II

    Credits: 2
    Continues to build upon the concepts introduced in NSG 1200 Pharmacology I, in the safe administration of medications of clients across the health continuum.
     

    Prerequisite: Admission to the program per established curriculum plan.


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    NSG 2200 - Med/Surg Nursing II

    Credits: 4
    Builds upon concepts introduced in NSG 1700 . Course content expands critical thinking by reviewing body systems and the nursing process for the care of the intermediate medical/surgical client.

    Prerequisite: Completion of prior semester courses per established curriculum plan
    Corequisite: NSG 2205  (without exception)
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    NSG 2205 - Med/Surg Nursing II Clinical

    Credits: 2
    The clinical experience builds upon concepts and skills introduced in NSG 2200 . Clinical experience expands critical thinking by incorporating the multidisciplinary team in the care of the intermediate medical surgical client.

    Prerequisite: Completion of prior semester courses per established curriculum plan
    Corequisite: NSG 2200  (without exception)
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    NSG 2250 - Pharmacology II

    Credits: 2
    Continues to build upon the concepts introduced in NSG 1250 , Nursing Pharmacology, in the safe administration of medications of clients across the health continuum.

    Prerequisite: Completion of prior semester courses per established curriculum plan


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    NSG 2300 - Community Nursing

    Credits: 2
    Introduces students to various health care delivery systems within the community. Concepts of holistic care are emphasized in providing primary, secondary and tertiary prevention to aggregates across the health continuum.

    Prerequisite: Completion of prior semester courses per established curriculum plan
    Corequisite: NSG 2305  (without exception)


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    NSG 2305 - Community Nursing Experience

    Credits: 0
    This experience builds upon concepts and skills introduced in NSG 2300 . Discretionary hours experience expands critical thinking by incorporating the multidisciplinary team in the care of the Community Nursing client.

    Prerequisite: Completion of prior semester courses per establish curriculum plan
    Corequisite: NSG 2300  (without exception)


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    NSG 2400 - Medical/Surgical Nursing III

    Credits: 3
    This course integrates all previous curricular concepts in medical/surgical nursing into the care of the critically ill client. Course content expands critical thinking by reviewing body systems and the nursing process for the care of the critically ill client.

    Prerequisite: Completion of prior semester courses per established curriculum plan
    Corequisite: NSG 2405  (without exception)
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    NSG 2405 - Med/Surg Nursing III Sim

    Credits: 0
    The simulation experience builds upon concepts and skills introduced in NSG 2400 . Simulation experience expands critical thinking by incorporating the multidisciplinary team in the care of the advanced medical surgical nursing client.

    Prerequisite: Completion of prior semester courses per established curriculum plan
    Corequisite: NSG 2400  (without exception)
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    NSG 2500 - Nursing Management

    Credits: 1
    Introduces the student to current trends and issues affecting client care and the nursing profession.

    Prerequisite: Admission to the program per established curriculum plan.
    Corequisite: NSG 2505  


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    NSG 2505 - Clinical Capstone

    Credits: 2
    Students participate in 100 hours of a clinical experience with a preceptor. Students will manage care for groups of patients in a health care environment, manage resources for care, delegate to personnel, and coordinate care.

    Prerequisite: Completion of prior semester courses per established curriculum plan.
    Corequisite: NSG 2500  


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    NSG 2600 - Mental Health Nursing

    Credits: 2
    Intended to provide basic understanding of psychiatric nursing care principles to clients across the health continuum.

    Prerequisite: Completion of prior semester courses per established curriculum plan
    Corequisite: NSG 2605  (without exception)
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    NSG 2605 - Mental Health Nursing Clinical

    Credits: 1
    The clinical experience builds upon concepts and skills introduced in NSG 2600 . Clinical experience expands critical thinking by incorporating the multidisciplinary team in the care of the Mental Health client.

    Prerequisite: Completion of prior semester courses per established curriculum plan
    Corequisite: NSG 2600  (without exception)
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    NSG 2900 - Pathophysiology

    Credits: 4
    Intended to provide basic understanding of pathophysiologic principles and processes across the health continuum. These are discussed and applied to the most common disease states according to each body system.

    Prerequisite: Completion of Nursing Program prerequisite courses


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    NSG 2990 - Independ Study Course 2nd Year

    Credits: 1-5
    This course is offered on an individual basis to student nurses. It allows the student to complete one to five hours of guided independent learning experiences within the second year.

    Prerequisite: Actively enrolled in the Nursing Program


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    NURS 1100 - Fundamentals of Nursing

    Credits: 5
    This course provides an introduction to nursing and roles of the nurse in micro- and macrosystems, as well as professional related and patient care concepts. The theoretical foundation for basic assessment and nursing skills is presented and the student is given an opportunity to demonstrate these skills in a clinical laboratory setting using the nursing process and effective clinical judgment.

    Prerequisite: Completion of prerequisite courses and admission to the program per established curriculum plan
    Semester: Fall & Spring


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    NURS 1110 - Health Assessment

    Credits: 2
    This course provides framework for preparing students to perform comprehensive health assessments on patients across the lifespan. Clinical/laboratory experiences provide an opportunity to practice comprehensive health assessment skills on patients across the lifespan and in a variety of settings.

    Prerequisite: Completion of prerequisite courses and admission to the program per established curriculum plan
    Semester: Fall & Spring


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    NURS 1120 - Pharmacology

    Credits: 2
    This course provides an introduction to the principles of pharmacology, including: pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, medication interactions and potential adverse medication reactions. Emphasis is placed on drug classifications and nursing care related to safety.

    Prerequisite: Completion of prerequisite courses and admission to the program per established curriculum plan


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    NURS 1130 - Pathophysiology

    Credits: 4
    Provide basic understanding of pathophysiologic principles and processes across the health continuum. These are discussed and applied to the most common disease states according to each body system.

    Prerequisite: Completion of Nursing Program prerequisite courses
    Semester: All


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    NURS 1200 - Medical Surgical Nursing I

    Credits: 7
    This course focuses on the care of adult patients with health alterations that require medical and/or surgical interventions. Care of patients with alterations in selected body functions is emphasized. Clinical experiences provide the student an opportunity to apply theoretical concepts and implement safe patient care to adults in a variety of settings.

    Prerequisite: Completion of prerequisite courses and admission to the program per established curriculum plan
    Semester: Fall & Spring


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    NURS 1210 - Mental Behav Hlth Nursing

    Credits: 2
    This course focuses on the care of patients across the lifespan experiencing cognitive, mental and behavioral disorders. Clinical experiences provide the student an opportunity to apply theoretical concepts and implement safe patient care to patients in selected mental health settings.

    Prerequisite: Completion of prerequisite courses and admission to the program per established curriculum plan
    Semester: Fall & Spring


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    NURS 1250 - Preparation for NCLEX-PN Examination

    Credits: 2
    Prepares the qualified student to transition into the role of practical nurse. The nursing process and critical thinking skills are utilized in the study and application of content essential to client care across the health continuum. The clinical experience builds upon the concepts and skills introduced in the first semester of the nursing program. Clinical experience expands critical thinking related to the role and scope of practice of the LPN. Prereq: Course can be taken any time after successful completion of the first semester of nursing. Semester: All

    Prerequisite: Course can be taken any time after successful completion of the first semester of nursing
    Semester: All


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    NURS 1450 - Independent Study Course

    Credits: 1-5
    This course is offered on an individual basis to student nurses. It allows the student to complete one to five hours of guided independent learning experiences. Prereq: Actively enrolled in the Nursing program. Semester: All

    Prerequisite: Actively enrolled in the Nursing program
    Semester: All


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    NURS 2300 - Medical Surgical Nursing II

    Credits: 7
    This course focuses on the care of adult patients with medical and/or surgical health alterations. Emphasis is placed on the care of patients with alterations in selected body functions. Concepts of health promotion, health education, evidence based practice, and interdisciplinary collaboration will be integrated throughout the course. Clinical experiences provide the student an opportunity to apply theoretical concepts and implement safe care to patients and selected groups in a variety of settings.

    Prerequisite: ENGL 1010 and completion of prerequisite courses, and admission to the program per established curriculum plan
    Semester: Fall & Spring


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    NURS 2310 - Maternal, Newborn & Pediatric Nursing

    Credits: 2
    This course provides an integrative, family-centered approach to the care of mothers, newborns, and children. Emphasis is placed on normal and high-risk pregnancies, normal growth and development, family dynamics, common pediatric disorders and the promotion of healthy behaviors in patients.?Clinical experiences provide the student an opportunity to apply theoretical concepts and implement safe patient care to mothers, newborns, and children in selected settings.

    Prerequisite: ENGL 1010 and completion of prerequisite courses, and admission to the program per established curriculum plan
    Semester: Fall


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    NURS 2350 - LPN to RN Bridge

    Credits: 1
    This course is designed to assist the licensed practical nurse in adapting to the new role of a registered nurse as provider, manager, and member of the nursing profession. The student will identify critical thinking skills necessary to provide complex client care across the health continuum.

    Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Advanced Placement Nursing Program
    Semester: All


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    NURS 2400 - Medical Surgical Nursing III

    Credits: 5
    This course focuses on advanced concepts of nursing care as they relate to patients across the lifespan with complex, multisystem alterations in health. Emphasis is placed on implementing time management and organizational skills while managing the care of patients with multiple needs and collaborating with the interdisciplinary team. Complex clinical skills, as well as priority setting, clinical judgment, and tenets of legal and ethical practice, are integrated throughout the course. Clinical experiences provide the student an opportunity to apply theoretical concepts and implement safe care to patients in a variety of settings.

    Prerequisite: Completion of prerequisite courses and admission to the program per established curriculum plan
    Semester: Fall & Spring


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    NURS 2410 - Transtition to Professional Nursing Practice

    Credits: 5
    This course facilitates the transition of the student to the role of a professional nurse in the microsystem of a work unit. Emphasis is placed on contemporary issues and management concepts, as well as developing the skills of delegation, conflict management, and leadership. Legal and ethical issues are discussed with a focus on personal accountability and responsibility. Standards of practice and the significance of functioning according to state regulations and statutes are analyzed. Clinical experiences provide the student the opportunity to apply theoretical concepts while functioning in a leadership role.

    Prerequisite: Completion of prerequisite courses and admission to the program per established curriculum plan
    Semester: Fall & Spring


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