VNSG 1122. VOCATIONAL NURSING CONCEPTS
(LECTURE 1, LAB 1). CREDIT 1. WECM.

Introduction to the nursing profession responsibilities. Includes legal and ethical issues in nursing practice. Concepts related to the physical, emotional and psychosocial self-care of the learner/ professional. Prerequisites: BIOL 2404 or equivalent.

VNSG 1219. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
(LECTURE 2, LAB 1). CREDIT 2. WECM.

Study of the importance of professional growth. Topics include the role of the licensed vocational nurse in the multi-disciplinary health care team, professional organizations, and continuing education. Prerequisites: VNSG 1429, VNSG 1261.

VNSG 1226. GERONTOLOGY
(LECTURE 2, LAB 0). CREDIT 2. WECM.

Overview of the physical, psychosocial, and cultural aspects of the aging process. Addresses common disease processes of aging. Exploration of perceptions toward care of the older adult. Prerequisites: BIOL 2404 or equivalent.

VNSG 1227. ESSENTIALS OF MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION
(LECTURE 1, LAB 2). CREDIT 2. WECM.

General principles of medication administration including determination of dosage, preparation, safe administration and documentation of multiple forms of drugs. Instruction includes various systems of measurement. Prerequisites: BIOL 2404 or equivalent.

VNSG 1236. MENTAL HEALTH
(LECTURE 2, LAB 0). CREDIT 2. WECM.

Introduction to the principles and theories of positive mental health and human behaviors. Topics include emotional responses, coping mechanisms and therapeutic communication skills. Prerequisites: VNSG 2331, VNSG 1260.

VNSG 1260. CLINICAL - PRACTICAL NURSING I
(LECTURE 0, CLIN 12). CREDIT 2. WECM.

Health-related, work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. Prerequisites or co-requisites: VNSG 1122, BIOL 2404, VNSG 1227, VNSG 1323, VNSG 1226, VNSG 2331.

VNSG 1261. CLINICAL-PRACTICAL NURSING II
(LECTURE 0, CLIN 12). CREDIT 2. WECM.

Health-related, work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical profession. Prerequisites: VNSG 1260. Prerequisites or co-requisites: VNSG 1331, VNSG 1236, VSNG 1429.

VNSG 1323. BASIC NURSING SKILLS
(LECTURE 1, LAB 7). CREDIT 3. WECM.

Mastery of basic nursing skills and competencies for a variety of health care settings. Using the nursing process for all nursing interventions. Prerequisites: BIOL 2404.

VNSG 1330. MATERNAL-NEONATAL NURSING
(LECTURE 3, LAB 1). CREDIT 3. WECM.

A study of the biological, psychological, and sociological concepts applicable to basic needs of the family including childbearing and neonatal care. Utilization of the nursing process in the assessment and management of the childbearing family. Topics include physiological changes related to pregnancy, fetal development, and nursing care of the family during labor and delivery and the puerperium. Prerequisites: VNSG 1261. Prerequisites or co-requisites: VNSG 1219, VNSG 1432, VNSG 2460, VNSG 1334.

VNSG 1331. PHARMACOLOGY
(LECTURE 2, LAB 2). CREDIT 3. WECM.

Fundamentals of medications and their diagnostic, therapeutic and curative effect. Includes nursing interventions utilizing the nursing process. Prerequisites: VNSG 2431, VNSG 1260.

VNSG 1334. PEDIATRICS
(LECTURE 3, LAB 1). CREDIT 3. WECM.

Study of the care of the pediatric patient and family during health and disease. Emphasis on growth and developmental needs utilizing the nursing process. Prerequisites: VNSG 1261.

VNSG 1429. MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING I
(LECTURE 3, LAB 2). CREDIT 4. WECM.

Application of the nursing process to the care of the adult patient experiencing medical-surgical conditions along the health-illness continuum in a variety of health care settings. Prerequisites: VNSG 1260. Prerequisites or co-requisites: VNSG 1331, VNSG 1236, VNSG 1261.

VNSG 1432. MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING II
(LECTURE 3, LAB 2). CREDIT 4. WECM.

Continuation of Medical-Surgical Nursing I with application of the nursing process to the care of the adult patient experiencing medical-surgical conditions along the health-illness continuum in a variety of health care settings. Prerequisites: VNSG 1429, VNSG 1261. Prerequisites or co-requisites: VNSG 1219, VNSG 1330, VNSG 1334, VNSG 2460.

VNSG 2331. ADVANCED NURSING SKILLS
(LECTURE 1, LAB 7). CREDIT 3. WECM.

Application of advanced level nursing skills and competencies in a variety of health care settings utilizing the nursing process as a problem-solving tool. Prerequisite: VNSG 1323. Prerequisites or co-requisites: VNSG 1122, VNSG 1227, VNSG 1226, VNSG 1260, VNSG 1320.

VNSG 2460. CLINICAL-PRACTICAL NURSING III
(LECTURE 0, CLIN 24). CREDIT 4. WECM.

A health-related, work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. Prerequisites: VNSG 1261. Prerequisites or co-requisites: VNSG 1219, VNSG 1330, VNSG 1334, VNSG 1432.