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Human Nutrition

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This course is an introduction to the science and fundamentals of human nutrition. Major principles, functions, and sources of nutrients and the relationship to health and disease are discussed. Topics covered include nutritional requirements related to changing individual and family needs, food choices, health behaviors, food safety, prevention of chronic disease and nutrition related public…

Microbiology in Nursing & Allied Health

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The course introduces basic principles and core concepts in microbiology, examining microscopic organisms such as bacteria, fungi, algae, protozoa, & viruses and how microscopic organisms interact with humans and the environment. Topics such as microbial growth, survival, metabolism, genetics, and physiology, while examining the organism’s relationship to the environment, biotechnology, and diseases are presented. The…

Human Anatomy & Physiology II

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The course is the second of two series of Human Anatomy & Physiology and Lab with basic medical terminology.  The course will cover nutrition and fluids, the endocrine, urinary, respiratory, nervous, special senses, blood, lymphatic, reproductive, and cardiovascular systems, as well as the common disorders of those systems.  Students will master the fundamentals of the…

Human Anatomy & Physiology I

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The lecture and lab course will cover the organization and orientation of the body, chemistry of life, cell biology, cellular structure and function, histology and body tissues, disease, and the integumentary, skeletal, muscular and digestive systems. Major diseases are included, with an emphasis on common conditions. The approach to this class is from an introductory…

Introduction to Psychology for Nursing

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This course is a one-semester introduction to psychology. Topics including the scientific method, physiology, sensation & perception, learning, memory, intelligence, emotion, personality, behavior disorders, therapy, and social psychology will be covered as appropriate. The course will draw from real-world examples and fosters application to health professions and the student’s own life.

ARTIS Designated Course

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A course that satisfies the W&J general education “Artistic” requirement. Students will take a W&J course that is ARTIS designated.

Pre-Nursing Seminar I

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This course is designed for students in their first semester of enrollment in the pre-nursing program of study, who intend to apply for admission to the Washington Health System School of Nursing (WHSSN) Diploma program and Washington & Jefferson (W&J) Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree (RNBSN) program of study. Introduction to…

Nursing 100 Theory & Clinical

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The course is a foundational building block covering content including the history of nursing highlighting important figures shaping nursing over centuries, essential legal and ethical concepts, and basic nursing skills used to care for human beings across the lifespan.  Emphasis is placed on comprehensive holistic assessment, communication skills, documentation, safe nursing practice, infection control, patient-family…

Nursing 200 Theory & Clinical

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The course expands upon the use of a holistic approach when caring for individual/families with alterations in health, throughout the lifespan. Nursing management of alterations in health across the lifespan is the focus of the course. Emphasis is placed upon the role of the professional nurse and the use of the nursing process in assisting…

Nursing 300 Theory & Clinical

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The course focuses on the care of the acutely ill individual and their family, as they experience more complex alterations in health. Selected complex health problems across the lifespan are examined from a holistic perspective. Opportunities are provided to care for patients and families in a variety of acute care settings. Note: This course will…