2022 - 2023 Undergraduate Bulletin

Courses

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PN 127 Fundamentals of Nursing - Lecture 4 cr.  (4-0-0)
  • Offered: Fall
  • Co-requisites: PN 128.
  • Prerequisites: Admission to the Practical Nursing (PN) Certificate Program.

This course introduces principle concepts upon which nursing care is based and the nurse’s role in carrying out the nursing process. Patient care is taught from the perspective concepts of human needs and stages of development.

Notes: This does not take the place of PN 114 and will need to be completed at a 2.0 or above with a maximum of two times.
PN 128 Fundamentals of Nursing - Clinical 6 cr.  (0-0-12)
  • Offered: Fall
  • Graded: S/U
  • Co-requisites: PN 127.

In this course the student will apply theoretic nursing concepts for the mastering of basic nursing skills. The learning experiences take place in both the nursing arts lab and in long term health care facilities.

PN 137 Health and Illness Concepts Across the Lifespan - Lecture 8 cr.  (8-0-0)
  • Offered: Winter
  • Co-requisites: PN 138.
  • Prerequisites: "C" or better in PN 127, PN 128, NU 221, and good standing at NMU.

This course is designed to introduce the students to major concepts of health and illness from pediatric age through adult and the elderly population. Students will learn the nursing care in a variety of settings. Learning is structured within concepts of functions like hydration and oxygenation and what is considered normal or abnormal for a patient. This will prepare practical nursing students for the complexity of care they will deliver to patients in a variety of settings.

PN 138 Health and Illness Concepts - Clinical 6 cr.  (0-0-12)
  • Offered: Winter
  • Co-requisites: PN 137.
  • Prerequisites: "C" or better in PN 127, PN 128, NU 221, and good standing at NMU.

In this course the students will apply the concepts of health and illness while mastering the performance of the skills required for the care of their patients.

PN 139 Obstetric - Lecture 3 cr.  (3-0-0)
  • Offered: Summer
  • Co-requisites: PN 140.
  • Prerequisites: "C" or better in PN 137 and PN 138, and good standing at NMU.

In this course the student cares for women during pregnancy, labor, and experiencing postpartum. The student will learn care of the normal newborn, newborn with special needs and pediatric age patient.

PN 140 Health and Illness Concepts of Woman, Child, & Family - Clinical 2 cr.  (0-0-4)
  • Offered: Summer
  • Graded: S/U
  • Co-requisites: PN 139.
  • Prerequisites: "C" or better in PN 137 and PN 138, and good standing at NMU.

In this course the student cares for women during pregnancy, labor, and experiencing postpartum. The care of the normal newborn and special needs newborn is experienced. The care of the pediatric patient is experienced in acute care, ambulatory care and in community settings. Students will perform basic skills required to care for the mother, newborn infant and the pediatric age patient. The student will spend time in the Nursing Technology Center (NTC), simulated classroom, and clinical care facilities.