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Bachelor of Science in Nursing

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In order to become a nurse, you not only have to have the skills to be good at your job but also the discipline and heart to make an impact. At Techni-Pro Institute, we help shape you holistically by providing personalized, high-quality education that helps you become the ideal nurse.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing: BSN

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY

4.5 Credits
This course focuses on the nature of human behavior as a dynamic developmental phenomenon. The emphasis is psychological and includes an understanding of the physical aspects of development and their social applications. It requires observation and written analysis of the principles of learning involved in human development and psychological adaptation response of the human being across the life span to illness and end of life.

CRITICAL THINKING & ETHICS

4.5 Credits
This course offers students an opportunity to examine the ethics and morality behind patient care in a wide variety of issues, including euthanasia and genetic control. The course covers issues such as whether or not parents have a right to refuse care for their children with certain medical disorders. They also begin to discuss issues pertaining to patient confidentiality. This course also offers an opportunity to for students to examine issues pertaining to social and ethical matters that have arisen because of medical advancements. Topics such as abortion and reproductive technologies, stem cell research and other issues that play a role in society and the advancement of healthcare and medicine will be discussed. Critical thinking processes will be covered in this course.

MEDICINE AND DISEASE

4.5 credits
In this course, students will examine numerous diseases affecting the human body in a systemic fashion. Discussions begin with the foundations to cellular life, factors contributing to cell injury and death, and the bodily response to threats and injury. Next, we shall examine the disease models common to any and all systematic dysfunction and with the use of specific examples, illustrate conceptual components of the disease model. As Pathophysiology is the accumulative knowledge from several scientific disciplines, this course involves gaining the scientific truths determined from medical physiology, microbiology, histology, cytology, molecular biology, and epidemiology. In the broadest sense, the objectives to meet for this course include mastered understanding of normal and pathological processes of topics discussed, as well as the clinical presentation, and the bodily compensatory responses as well as various treatment strategies utilized in present medical protocol. More detailed objectives for units will be made available to the students when covering a given topic. Your background knowledge in science, particularly human science, is paramount to understanding the information described in course topics. By gaining a comprehensive understanding of this course\’s material, you will be better equipped to communicate effectively with your clients and other health professionals. Additionally, the course promotes the framework necessary toward achieving comprehensive understanding of our environment and human disease, our personal wellness responsibilities and research development for medical intervention.

COMMUNITY HEALTH

4.5 credits
This course assists the student to apply knowledge of community resources from a comprehensive bio-psycho-social perspective. There is special emphasis on the understanding of multi-cultural influences on health practices and beliefs within the community and the family.

HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

4.5 Credits
The study of human growth and development across the life span with emphasis upon normal growth and milestones achieved in the physical, cognitive, social, and emotional systems. Educational and familial contexts are highlighted.

Nurse Baccalaureate Transition

4.5 Credits
ENGLISH COMPOSITION II

4.5 Credits
T course is designed to expand and sharpen skills necessary to express ideas and attitudes clearly and effectively. English Composition II will focus on writing papers based on the analysis, synthesis, and draw conclusions from sources other than the student’s personal experience. Writing in this course will take on a variety of forms: drafts, polished essays, short response papers, revisions of papers, in-class writing, etc.

Statistical Methods
4.5 Credits
This course is designed to provide an introduction to the basic level of statistical analysis. It will explore the essential tools of statistical theory and show you how to apply these tools in the context of business and economics problem. We will study the description of data in graphical and numerical ways, the probability theory and probability distribution in discrete and continuous random variables.

Microbiology
4.5 Credits
This course provides an overview of the microbial world and the techniques to study it. Topics include the basic characteristics of fungi, algae, bacteria, and viruses. Special emphasis is placed on topics and applications that relate to humans.

Human Nutrition
4.5 Credits
This course provides an overview of the principles of nutritional science. Subject matter includes description and functions of nutrients, digestion and absorption, effects of nutrient deficiencies and toxicities, requirements, food sources, nutrient interactions, dietary guidelines, and the role of nutrition in health and disease.

Advanced Clinical Nursing
4.5 Credits
Health care delivery with a focus on nursing case management and managed care. The advanced clinical nurse is viewed as a partner with a variety of disciplines in the provision of quality nursing care in a variety of settings.
Permission is required.

Intensive Care Nursing
4.5 Credits
At the end of this course, the student will be able to integrate a specific theoretical knowledge related to nursing, pathophysiology, pharmacology, and medical technology to understand physiological and psychosocial responses to critical health disruptions. They will also be able to develop a system to evaluate health status, identify responses to critical health disruptions, and define learning needs of critically ill patients and their families. Finally, they will integrate knowledge from nursing and other disciplines to formulate nursing intervention strategies for patients experiencing critical health disruptions.

Advanced Health Concepts
4.5 Credits
Application of advanced concepts and leadership/management skills for the development of the professional nurse’s roles in complex nursing situations with adult clients and families with complex health needs involving multiple body systems in intermediate and critical care settings. The emphasis is on knowledge, judgment, skills, and professional values within a legal and ethical framework.

Critical Care Nursing
4.5 Credits
The course is designed to invoke critical thinking and analysis of research results and it\’s implication in the area of critical care that relates to current practice. Students will evaluate the value of collaboration in the care of the critically il and those with system specific disorders. 6. Reflect on legal and ethical issues related to critical nursing.

Advanced Pathophysiology
4.5 Credits
This course is designed to present an orientation to disease as disordered physiology. It is intended to enable those in advanced nursing practice to understand how and why the symptoms and signs of various conditions appear. In approaching disease as disordered physiology, this course analyzes the mechanism(s) of production of symptoms and signs of different disease states. In doing so, it recognizes that those in advanced nursing practice need to understand the mechanism(s) underlying the disease and its clinical manifestations so that rational therapies can be devised. Thus, appropriate screening and diagnostic laboratory evaluation methods will be included.

Trans-Cultural Nursing
4.5 Credits
This course is designed to prepare the nurse for business interactions in intercultural and cross-cultural communication. Intercultural communication is the cornerstone of international business, which in turn provides a basis upon which nurses can negotiate ideas, conceptual order and business practice. Intercultural communication competency will be assessed in terms of measuring appropriateness, effectiveness, self-awareness, self-confidence, tolerance, sensitivity, and other key areas relative to intercultural communication. Students will also learn the history of cross-cultural communication. Students will develop interdisciplinary orientation on cross-cultural communication and its profound impact on globalization. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to apply these principles to nursing management and practice.

Advanced Pharmacology
4.5 Credits
This course is designed to expand the advanced practice student’s knowledge of pharmacotherapeutics, which includes the cellular response level, for the management of individuals in the acute care and primary care setting. Broad categories of pharmacologic agents are examined. Skills to assess, diagnose, and manage a client’s common health problems in a safe, high quality, cost-effective manner are emphasized.

Leadership in Nursing
4.5 Credits
This dynamic course reviews the key skills needed for leadership in nursing, and delivers information on the strategic areas of operations in healthcare environments. This course is designed to help immerging nursing leaders understand the general priorities and infrastructure of healthcare systems and organizations.

Technology in Nursing
4.5 Credits
Students develop knowledge and base skills and understanding of health practice, procedural and diagnosis coding through the use of technology specifically computerized practice management and its impact on cash flow management procedures. Emphasis on this course is placed upon the development, use and storage of electronic medical records (EMR).This course provides a foundational base of informatics systems, research data and analytics performed for furthering the role of nurses in healthcare.

Issues in Nursing
4.5 Credits
This course surveys the landscape and history of nursing in healthcare public policy. The course challenges students to think of policy as it applies to patients, providers and organizations and the major role nurses play in policy development. Emphasis in this course is placed upon the issues that challenge nursing practice in healthcare.

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