FLEX BSN-C Course Descriptions
N3900 Dimensions of Professional Nursing Practice- Prerequisites: Admission to the College as RN This course investigates the roles and responsibilities of the professional nurse within a rapidly changing health care delivery system. Key issues are explored with emphasis on health promotion and health. Graduates of diploma nursing programs will be awarded college credit for successful validation of basic nursing knowledge as part of this course.
N3817 Introduction to Nursing and Health Informatics- This online laboratory course establishes competency in fundamental information management and computer technology skills. It enables students to use existing information systems and available information to manage nursing practice. Students critically evaluate technology, information, and its sources; use decision support systems designed for clinical decision making; and focus on the representation of nursing data, information, and knowledge.
N3920 Health Assessment - Prerequisites: Nursing 3900 and Nursing 3817 (may be taken concurrently) or consent of instructor this laboratory course focuses on the knowledge, communication abilities, and technical skills necessary for comprehensive assessment of individuals of all ages
N4905 Values in Professional Nursing - Prerequisites: All 3000 level RN/BSN nursing courses or consent of instructor Explores values and beliefs as they shape professional nursing practice and influence clinical decision making and interventions in the evolving health care system. Attention is given to the impact of sociocultural factors and health/illness beliefs and practices of the diverse populations served by the professional nurse. Students examine their own understanding of the moral nature of professional nursing within the context of a diverse society.
N3799 Quantitative Analysis in Healthcare (statistics)* - Prerequisites: Math 1030 or equivalent This course focuses on concepts and applications of statistics in the health sciences. Topics include descriptive and inferential statistics, probability distributions of random variables, sampling and estimation. The course uses examples and content from health sciences to provide the basic concept structure for quantitative analysis.
N3807 Nursing Research- Prerequisite: Nursing 3799 (or equivalent) This course introduces the values and characteristics of quantitative and qualitative research within an ethical perspective. Students examine the research process through analysis and critique of nursing research.
N3808 Management and Leadership in Nursing - Prerequisites: All 3000 level nursing courses; Economics 1000 or equivalent) This course prepares the nurse to coordinate and manage client care in diverse health care settings. Emphasis is placed on leadership and management theory and related skills, collaboration, delegation, coordination, and evaluation of multi-disciplinary work and the application of outcome-based nursing practice
N4901 Family and Community Nursing - Prerequisites: Nursing 3900, 3817 and 3920. This practicum course introduces the concepts, principles, skills, and professional nursing roles essential to practice community-based professional nursing with families and groups
N4911 Synthesis in Nursing - Prerequisites: Nursing 4901. This practicum course focuses on community-based application and synthesis of professional nursing roles and responsibilities with selected populations determine to be at risk for a variety of health-related problems. The course includes assessment cognitive and affective growth achieved while in the BSN-Completion Program.