Central Maine Medical Center

Nursing Program - Course Descriptions

NUR 101: Fundamentals in Nursing
Credits 8: Lecture 4, Clinical 4.
Pre or Co-Requisites: PSY 101, BIO 111, ENG 101

Fundamentals of nursing practice are taught through theory, skills and experience. The nursing process is introduced as the organizing framework for the delivery of care. The student is introduced to the concepts of assessment, communication, professional behavior, and meeting the needs of clients across the lifespan.

NUR 102: Nursing Care Across the Lifespan
Credits 10: Lecture 5, Clinical 5.
Prerequisites: NUR 101, ENG 101, BIO 111, PSY 101.
Co-Requisites: BIO 112, PSY 201

This course reinforces the nursing process as the organizing framework for the delivery of care. The holistic healthcare needs of individuals are explored along with common health problems encountered in each age group. Concepts of teaching and learning and managing care are introduced.
Students continue to acquire knowledge through theory, skills and experience.

NUR 201: Nursing Care Across the Lifespan II
Credits 10: Lecture 5, Clinical 5.
Prerequisites: NUR 102 or NUR 104, BIO 112, PSY 201
Co-Requisites: BIO 213, PHM 201

This course emphasizes the utilization of the nursing process for the delivery of care. The holistic health care needs of individuals continue to be explored along with common health problems encountered in each age group. Emphasis is placed on two areas of increasing knowledge; the childbearing family and behavioral health. The focus of this course is on clinical decision making and therapeutic interventions.

NUR 202: Nursing Care Across the Lifespan III
Credits 11: Lecture 5, Clinical 6
Prerequisites: NUR 201, PHM 201, BIO 213.
Co-Requisite: HUM and SSC Electives

This course promotes integration of the nursing process for the delivery of care. The holistic health care needs of individuals continue to be explored along with common health problems encountered in each age group. Emphasis of this course is on collaboration and role transition from student to graduate.


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