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Associates Degree in Nursing and CEU

Nursing indeed is a noble profession. These professionals are a regular part of people’s daily lives, providing individuals with the necessary care and medical attention they require. They don’t just improve a patient’s health, they change their lives too.

If you want to take your first steps towards the nursing profession, you can start with an Associate Degree in Nursing.

ASSOCIATE DEGREE NURSING PROGRAM (ADN)

COURSE DESCRIPTION

  • ENC101
  • English Composition
  • 45 Clock Hours/4.5 Credit Hours

The process of writing clear, correct and effective expository essays in response to materials drawn from culturally diverse sources. A minimum of one contact hour per week contains curriculum designed to improve basic skills deficiencies in writing by reinforcing grammatical concepts. Emphasis is placed on using various methods of organization appropriate to the writer’s purpose and audience. Students are introduced to argumentation, fundamental research methods and documentation procedures. Students write frequently both in and out of class. Admission to this course is based on college placement test scores.

  • TPPN101
  • Growth and Development
  • 45 Clock Hours/4.5 Credit Hours

Students will be introduced to the growth, development, and changes of the individual spanning from pre-school to senior citizen. The effect of illness and disease on the body will be emphasized.

  • MAC101
  • Math For Healthcare Professionals
  • 45 Clock Hours/4.5 Credit Hours

This course includes domains and ranges of functions; graphs of functions and relations; operations on functions; inverse functions; linear, quadratic, and rational functions; absolute value and radical functions; exponential and logarithmic properties, functions, and equations; systems of equations and inequalities and applications.

  • TPPN108
  • Anatomy and Physiology I
  • 45 Clock Hours/4.5 Credit Hours

Anatomy and Physiology I – This course will cover the function, and chemistry of the human body considering the following topics: body organization, the cell, membranes, glands, the Integumentary System, the Muscular System, the Nervous System, Respiratory System, and the special senses.

  • TPPN109
  • Anatomy and Physiology II
  • 45 Clock Hours/4.5 Credit Hours

Anatomy and Physiology II – A continuation of the Anatomy and Physiology sequence, including the following topics; the Circulatory System, the Respiratory System, the Digestive System, the Urinary System, Fluid and Electrolytes and Reproductive System.

  • BIH101
  • Biology for Health Sciences
  • 45 Clock Hours/4.5 Credit Hours

Explores population biology and ecological principles underlying public health and reviews molecular biology in relation to public health biology. Focus on specific diseases of viral, bacterial, and environmental origin. Emphasize on common on the origin and dissemination of drug resistance, organization and transmission of virulence determinants, modulation of immune responses, and perturbation of gene expression. Also considers the role of the genetic constitution of the host.

  • TPPN101
  • Introduction to Health Care
  • 15 Clock Hours/1.5 Credit Hours

Knowledge of the health care delivery system and health occupations, oral and written communications skills, professional ethics and legal responsibilities, understanding the concept of applying wellness and diseases concepts, emergency situations response, infection control, employability skills, resume writing, blood borne disease, basic math skills, critical thinking skills and leadership skills within the health team.

  • TPPN101
  • Introduction to Health Care Lab
  • 30 Clock Lab Hours/1.5 Credit Hours

Emphasis is put on the lab aspect of the course lecture, mostly infection control, emergency situation, First Aids.

  • TPPN102
  • Medical Law and Ethics
  • 15 Clock Hours/1.5 Credit Hours

This is a study of the interrelationship of law and medicine. Emphasis is placed on the law of torts, administrative agencies, and consumer protection, as well as classes of contracts, breach of contract and remedies available under the law. Special emphasis is placed on ethics for a health care delivery team member. This course includes four hours of AIDS/HIV Awareness Training and two hours of HIPAA Training.

  • COM103
  • Medical Terminology
  • 30 Clock Hours/3 Credit Hours

This course is designed to teach the students the language of medicine as utilized by health care personnel. Definitions, spelling, basic word structures, word building, interrelationships of body structures and functions, as well as major disease processes and pathological conditions of specific body systems, will be discussed.

  • MED104
  • Medicine and Disease
  • 45 Clock Hours/4.5 Credit hours

This course describes human disease as it relates to medicine. Fundamental principles relating to etiology, nature, prevention, and control of communicable and noncommunicable diseases in human populations. Special emphasis on disease prevention and health promotion in the high-risk diseases of modern, industrialized society.

  • NUR101
  • Nursing Fundamentals I
  • 30 Clock Hours/3 Credit Hours

Introduces to student to the nursing program, facilities, procedures and performance expectations of the student nurse. The course reviews the evolution of the nursing profession and the role of the nurse in the health care system. It also provides an introduction to the nursing process, nursing skills and legal, ethical and professional requirements of the student nurse.

  • NUR102
  • Nursing Fundamentals II
  • 30 Clock Hours/3 Credit Hours

A continuation of Nursing Fundamentals I and introduces the student to the basic human needs and patients with special needs.

  • NUR103
  • Nursing Fundamentals III
  • 30 Clock Hours/3 Credit Hours

A continuation of Nursing Fundamentals IIintroduces the students to health and wellness, long term care throughout life stages, and critical thinking in nursing practice

  • NUR104
  • Patient Assessment I
  • 45 Clock Hours/4.5 Credit Hours

Introduces the student to approaches to nursing assessment. It includes the health history, mental status assessment, approaches to the clinical setting, and physical examination of the head, neck, skin, and nails.

  • NUR104L
  • Patient Assessment I Lab
  • 30 Clock Hours/1.5 Credit Hours

Requires the student in the controlled environment of the skills laboratory to demonstrate the competencies learned in Patient Assessment I. This laboratory course is designed to students to experience the hands-on-application of professional procedures required as part of the competencies and outcomes of the program.

  • NUR105
  • Patient Assessment II
  • 45 Clock Hours/4.5 Credit Hours

Is a continuation of Patient Assessment I and carries on with introducing the student to approaches to nursing assessment. It includes physical examination of the body, including chest, abdomen, musculoskeletal and neurological system, and genitalia. It also familiarizes the student with the integration of the health assessment.

  • NUR105L
  • Patient Assessment II Lab
  • 30 Clock Hours/1.5 Credit Hours

Requires the student in the controlled environment of the skills laboratory to demonstrate the competencies learned in Patient Assessment II. This laboratory course is designed for students to experience the hands on application of professional procedures required as part of the competencies and outcomes of the program.

  • NUR106
  • Nursing I
  • 45 Clock Hours/4.5 Credit Hours

Introduces the student to the concepts of medical and surgical nursing, from general care plans to metabolic disorders. The course examines the health needs and nursing care strategies in diverse nursing situations with an emphasis on evidence-based practice and critical thinking skills in the identification of client calls for nursing and nursing responses.

  • NUR107
  • Nursing II
  • 45 Clock Hours/4.5 Credit Hours

Is a continuation of Nursing I and introduces the student to the concepts of medical surgical nursing, from gastrointestinal and musculoskeletal to nursing specialties such as Maternal Child, pediatrics, and mental health disorders. The course examines the health needs and nursing care strategies in diverse nursing situations with an emphasis on evidence based practice and critical thinking skills in the identification of client calls for nursing and nursing responses.

  • NUR108
  • Nursing Communications
  • 15 Clock Hours/1.5 Credit Hours

Examines patient education and the development of interactive skills essential to the effective communication between the healthcare provider and the patient. The course will assess different methods and psychological approaches used with several health scenarios.

You can also earn nursing continuing education units or CEUs at Techni-Pro Institute. We give you access to conferences, seminars, and upcoming workshops in your local area so you can further your competency as a nurse.

If you require more information about our programs, please feel free to contact us at 561-395-1444.

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