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Program Description

To develop in students the personal traits and professional skills needed to perform as competent entry-level nurses. The program provides students with knowledge of anatomy and physiology, growth and development, pharmacology, nursing theory, and skills for patient care across the life span.

Program Requirements

How Long is the Program?

Program Length: Approximately 20 months  

Curriculum:  What Classes Do I Need to Take to Become a Nurse?

Here are just a few classes you will take during the Nursing program:
  • Pharmacology
  • Managing Patient Care
  • Nursing
    • Planning patient care
    • Evaluate a diverse variety of medical-surgical problems

Where Can I Take a Nursing Training Class Near Me?

Arizona



Program Outline
Course# Course Theory Lab Clinical Credits
ENG 127 English 48 - - 3.0
BIO 147 Human Anatomy and Physiology 48 32 - 4.0
MTH 145 Applied Mathematics 48 - - 3.0
HSC 125 Introduction to Healthcare 32 32 - 3.0
PHI 116 Foundations of Human Potential 32 - - 2.0
NUR 103 Strategies for RN Success 8 16 - 1.0
Semester I Total 216 80 - 16.0
 
Course# Course Theory Lab Clinical Credits
PSY 160 Human Development 32 - - 2.0
BIO 175 Pathophysiology 48 - - 3.0
PHA 109 Pharmacology 16 - - 1.0
NUR 111 Pharmacology for Health Promotion and Maintenance - 16 - 0.5
NUR 126 Nursing's Role in Health Promotion 48 64 96 7.0
Semester II Total 144 80 96 13.5
 
Course# Course Theory Lab Clinical Credits
BIO 185 Nutrition 16 - - 1.0
PSY 225 Family Centered Care Across the Lifespan 32 - - 2.0
NUR 234 Acute Care Nursing Across the Lifespan 48 48 144 8.0
NUR 266 Professional Transition I 32 - - 2.0
Semester III Total 128 48 144 13.0
 
Course# Course Theory Lab Clinical Credits
SOC 245 Sociology of Health 32 - - 2.0
NUR 209 Pharmacology for the Complex Patient 32 - - 2.0
NUR 276 Nursing Care for the Complex Patient 48 64 168 9.0
Semester IV Total 112 64 168 13.0
 
Course# Course Theory Lab Clinical Credits
HSC 280 Healthcare Informatics 32 - - 2.0
NUR 286 Nursing Care in Challenging Situations 48 64 192 9.5
NUR 296 Role Development of the Graduate Nurse 48 - - 3.0
Semester V Total 128 64 192 14.5
Program Totals 728 336 600 70.0


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