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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 - Complex Health Problems

This course provides the theoretical foundation for nursing knowledge that supports the care of individuals across the life span with common complex health problems and of families in a variety of practice settings including acute care, obstetric, and community health agencies. Students apply critical thinking skills to design, implement and evaluate nursing care with a particular focus on patient education to individuals and families. Therapeutic communication skills are enhanced through a variety of interactive learning strategies. Technology is applied to the research process as well as the delivery of care. Transportation fee Prerequisite: NURS150 (with a C+ or better) Pre or Co-Requisites: NUTR 108 and BIOL 235 9 credits (4 lecture hours, 10 clinical laboratory hours 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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