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Curriculum Plan 2016

Curriculum Plan at St. Joseph School of Nursing Effective Fall 2016

Pre-requisites Credits
Anatomy 4
Math 3
General Psychology 3
English 3
Total Credits 13
Pre-requisites Credits
Physiology 4
Microbiology 4
Developmental Psychology 3
Elective 3
Total Credits 14
Semester 1 Cl Credits
NUR 1010
Fundamentals 1
90 5
NUR 1020
Fundamentals 2
90 5
NUR 1030
Gerontology
  2
NUR 1040
Pharmacology 1
  1
Total Credits 13
Total Clinical Hours 180
Semester 2 Cl Credits
NUR 1050
Adult Health 1A
45 4
NUR 1060
Adult Health 1B
45 3
NUR 1070
Mental Health
45 3
NUR 1080
Pharmacology  2
2 2
Total Credits 12
Total Clinical Hours 135
Semester 3 Cl Credits
NUR 2010
Adult Health 2
90 5
NUR 2020
Maternal Child Health
90 6
NUR 2030
Pharmacology  3
  2
Total Credits 13
Total Clinical Hours 180
Semester 4 Cl Credits
NUR 2040
Adult Health 3
135 9
NUR 2050
Transition to Practice
90 3
Total Credits 12
Total Clinical Hours 225
Total Program Clinical Hours 720
Total Program Credits 77

Curriculum Plan for Students Entering 2014-2015

Semester 1 (Fall - 15 weeks) Credits
Fundamentals 1
Introduction to the Art and Science of Nursing
5
Fundamentals 2
Introduction to Therapeutic Concepts and Skills
5
Gerontology
The study of the social, psychological, cognitive and biological aspects of aging
2
Pharmacology 1
Essentials of Pharmacology for Nursing
1
Total Program Credits 13
Semester 2 (Spring - 15 weeks) Credits
Adult Health 1A
Medical-Surgical Nursing
4
Adulth Health 1B
Medical-Surgical Nursing
3
Mental Health
Psychiatric/Mental Health
3
Pharmacology 2
Essentials of Pharmacology continued
2
Total Program Credits 12
Semester 3 (Fall - 15 weeks) Credits
Adult Health 2
Comprehensive Nursing
6
MCH
Maternal/Child Health
6
Pharmacology 3
Essentials of Pharmacology continued
1
Total Program Credits 13
Semester 4 (Spring - 15 weeks) Credits
Adult Health 3
Comprehensive Nursing continued
9
Transition to Practice
Nursing Leadership and Management
3
Total Program Credits 12