Nursing, Breckinridge (ITT)

2017-18 Edition

Description

This program is a teach-out of the AAS in Nursing program formerly offered by ITT Technical Institute Breckinridge School of Nursing and Health Sciences in Portland, Oregon.

Degrees and Certificates Offered

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Nursing, Breckinridge

Admission Prerequisites

This program is open only to students who were enrolled in the ITT Breckinridge AAS in Nursing in Portland, OR as of August 2016, and who applied for and been admitted to the program under the teach-out agreement.  This program is no longer accepting new students.

Program Requirements

All NUB-prefix courses must be completed for a letter grade of “B" or better. NUB-prefix courses may not be taken Pass/Not Pass.

Nursing, Breckinridge AAS Degree

Minimum 98 credits. Students must also meet Associate Degree Comprehensive Requirements and Associate of Applied Science Requirements. Students must complete a total of sixteen credits of General Education. Descriptions of NUB and BI 157 courses can be found by selecting the "Courses" tab above.

Course of Study

TERMS 1 - 4
NUB 100 Nursing Roles I4
NUB 132 Clinical Nursing Concepts & Techniques I4
BI 121 *Introduction to Human Anatomy & Physiology I4
MTH 95Intermediate Algebra4
NUB 205 Pharmacology4
NUB 121 Dosage Calculations1
BI 122 *Introduction to Human Anatomy & Physiology II4
NUB 142 Nursing Concepts & Techniques II5
PSY 201A *Introduction to Psychology - Part 14
TERM 5
NUB 131 Adult Nursing I8
COMM 215 *Small Group Communication: Process and Theory4
BI 157 Microbiology for Breckinridge Nursing4
TERM 6
NUB 230 Adult Nursing II8
WR 121English Composition4
TERM 7
NUB 240 Gerontological Nursing4
NUB 250 Mental Health Nursing4
SOC 204 *Sociology in Everyday Life4
TERM 8
NUB 260 Maternal Child Nursing8
PHL 202 *Ethics4
TERM 9
NUB 270 Complex Care Nursing8
NUB 280 Nursing Roles II4
Total Credits98
*

 Could be used as General Education.

BI 157. Microbiology for Breckinridge Nursing. 4 credits.
Introduces microbiology, emphasizing fundamental concepts and principles with practical application.

NUB 100. Nursing Roles I. 4 Credits.
Provides the foundation upon which all subsequent nursing courses are taught. Covers the concepts and principles related to, and the components of, the roles of the professional nurse (provider of care, manager of care, and member of the nursing profession), competent evidence-based nursing practice, therapeutic communication, nursing values, health promotion and maintenance, and the nursing process, within the various health care delivery systems of acute, long-term, and community environments. Presents strategies for success in the nursing program.

NUB 121. Dosage Calculations 1 Credits.
Builds on basic math concepts to introduce step-by- step approaches to the calculation and administration of drug dosages. Incorporates the ratio and proportion, formula, and dimensional analysis methods. Technology is used to present and reinforce application of content.

NUB 131. Adult Nursing I. 8 Credits.
Introduces the principles of caring for selected adult patients with medical- surgical health care needs related to problems with mobility, gastrointestinal function, protection, excretion, or reproduction. Evidence-based nursing care is focused on health promotion, maintenance, restoration of optimal living and/or supporting a dignified death. Nursing skills and techniques are developed and demonstrated in both the nursing skills laboratory and in the clinical setting. Technology is used to reinforce course content.

NUB 132. Clinical Nursing Concepts & Techniques I. 4 Credits.
Builds on the concepts and principles in Nursing Roles I and introduces basic nursing skills and techniques based on the roles and values of nursing within a nursing process framework. Nursing skills are developed, applied and practiced in the nursing skills laboratory. Technology is used to reinforce application of content through patient care scenarios.

NUB 142. Nursing Concepts & Techniques II. 5 Credits.
Builds on the concepts and principles in Nursing Roles I and Clinical Nursing Concepts and Techniques I. The course introduces intermediate nursing skills and techniques based on the roles and values of nursing within a nursing process framework. Nursing skills are developed and practiced in the nursing skills laboratory and expanded upon in a clinical setting. Technology is used to reinforce application of content.

NUB 205. Pharmacology. 4 Credits.
Introduces pharmacological principles, emphasizing actions, interactions, and adverse effects using the nursing process framework to address nursing implications for each drug classification.

NUB 230. Adult Nursing II. 8 Credits.
Introduces the principles of caring for selected adult patients with medical- surgical health care needs related to problems with oxygenation, cardiac output, tissue perfusion, neurological conditions, emergencies, burns, or regulation and metabolism. Evidence-based nursing care is focused on health promotion, maintenance, restoration of optimal living and/or supporting a dignified death. Nursing skills and techniques are developed and demonstrated when providing direct care in the clinical setting. Technology is used to reinforce course content.

NUB 240. Gerontological Nursing. 4 Credits.
Introduces the general principles of caring for the older adult. It begins with an overview of wellness in the older adult, then looks at the physiological and psychological disorders common to this age group. Evidence-based nursing care is focused on health promotion, maintenance, restoration of optimal living and/or supporting a dignified death. The student learns about the special needs of this patient population while providing nursing care in a variety of settings. Technology is used to reinforce course content.

NUB 250. Mental Health Nursing. 4 Credits.
Introduces the principles of mental health and caring for patients experiencing problems of a psychological nature. Evidence-based nursing care is focused on health promotion, maintenance and restoration of optimal living. Nursing skills and communication techniques are developed and demonstrated when providing direct care in the clinical setting. Technology is used to reinforce content learned in the course and to provide additional application of content through patient care scenarios.

NUB 260. Maternal Child Nursing. 8 Credits.
Introduces the principles of providing evidence-based nursing care for the childbearing family and for children. Care is focused on health promotion and maintenance, prevention of illness, restoration of optimal living and common health problems of the childbearing family and children. Nursing skills and communication techniques are developed and demonstrated when providing direct care in the clinical setting. Technology is used to reinforce content learned in the course and to provide additional application of content through patient care scenarios.

NUB 270. Complex Care Nursing. 8 Credits.
Introduces the principles of providing nursing care for patients with multiple health related issues. Evidence-based nursing care is directed at illness prevention, disease management, restoration of optimal living, and/or supporting a dignified death. Nursing skills and communication techniques are developed and demonstrated when providing direct care in the clinical setting. Technology is used to reinforce content learned in the course and to provide additional application of content through patient care scenarios.

NUB 280. Nursing Roles II. 4 Credits.
Explores advanced topics related to leadership and management principles and current issues applicable to the roles of the professional nurse as provider of care, manager of care, and member of the profession. Transition from the role of student nurse to registered nurse is discussed. Also includes an overview of, and preparation for, the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).