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School of Science, Technology and Health Studies

Dean: Joseph H. Bularzik
Phone: (315) 684-6079
Email: bularzjh@morrisville.edu

Course Description

Care of Common Health Problems

This course provides the theoretical foundation for nursing knowledge that supports care of individuals with common health problems across the life span. Students will develop cognitive, affective and psychomotor skills in the campus laboratory setting and implement these skills in acute health care settings. Critical thinking skills which are applied to all phases of the nursing process are developed. Students learn to incorporate the general knowledge of growth and development, cultural and psychosocial needs into the care of individuals. Students utilize professional standards of practice while participating as a member of the health care team by practicing personal professional accountability. Communication skills utilized to effectively report and document nursing care. Technology is utilized to research and access nursing and medical information to deliver health care to individuals and families. There is a transportation fee in this course. Prerequisites: NURS110 (with a C+ grade or better), Pre-or Co- Requisites BIOL 151 and PSYC 241 9 credits (4 lecture hours, 9 clinical laboratory hours, 1 college laboratory hour per week), fall or spring semester

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Admissions Requirements

Nursing is a competitive program that requires students to have a strong background in biology, chemistry and math. All applications are reviewed holistically for admission to the college. It is strongly suggested that SAT and/or ACT scores be submitted.

In order to be admitted directly into the Nursing Program, successful applicants must also take the NLN (http://www.nlnonlinetesting.org/ ) and receive a minimum score of 100. Accepted students who do not successfully score 100 or above on the NLN or who otherwise lack prerequisite academic background may be offered admission into Liberal Arts: Math and Science. These students will be advised by a Nursing Faculty member who can suggest coursework appropriate to the area of interest.

The NLN pre-admission exam is required. A minimum composite score of a 100 is required for admission into the nursing program. 

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