Nursing Degree Requirements
Note: The following courses are intended specifically
for students enrolled in the two-year (associates degree)
program in technical nursing and are not regularly applicable
to baccalaureate degree requirements.
LANU 104 -- Nursing Care Management I. (4) This course
focuses on the knowledge, skills, and abilities that are fundamental
to nursing practice with application in acute or extended care
settings. Admission to the nursing program, Co-requisites BIOL
243, 243L; ENGL 101; Pre-requisite LANU 206.
LANU 106 -- Pharmacologic Basics. (2) This introductory course outlines
the basic concepts of pharmaceutics, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and
pharmacotherapeutics. The process of clinical calculations is introduced, as
well as the major drug classifications. Admission to the nursing program, Co-requisites
BIOL 243, BIOL 243L; ENGL 101; LANU 104; Pre-requisite – LANU
LANU 140 -- IV Therapy. (1) This course is a study of the principles
and practices of intravenous therapy. Emphasis is placed on venipuncture techniques,
complications, fluid balance, and the responsibilities of a licensed nurse.
LANU 159 -- Nurse Care Management II. (6) Focuses on the delivery
of nursing care to an increasing number of individuals experiencing health
problems emphasizing selected physiological systems. Pre-requisites – LANU
104; LANU 206; LANU 106, Co-requisites – BIOL 244, BIOL 244L; PSYC
101; LANU 211.
LANU 201 -- Transition Nursing. (3) Through a variety of educational
experiences, practical nurse graduates will be assisted in their transition
to the role of associate degree nursing student.
LANU 206 -- Clinical Skills Application. (2) Involves
the application of knowledge, skills, and abilities in a clinical
setting. Admission to the nursing program, Co-requisites BIOL
243, 243L; ENGL 101.
LANU 209 -- Nursing Management III. (5) Focuses on the delivery of nursing
care to an increasing number of individuals experiencing health problems emphasizing
selected physiological systems. Pre-requisite– LANU 159; LANU 211, Co-requisite-ENGL
LANU 211 -- Care of the Childbearing Family. (4) This course facilitiates
the application of the nursing process to assist in meeting the needs of the
childbearing and child-rearing family. Focus is on both normal and abnormal
aspects. Pre-requisite–LANU 104; LANU 206; LANU 106, Co-requisite-LANU
159; PSYC 101; BIOL 244, BIOL 244L.
LANU 214 -- Mental Health Nursing. (4) This course facilitates the utilization
of the nursing process to assist in meeting the needs of patients with common
mental health problems. Focus is on the dynamics of human behavior, ranging
from normal to extreme. Pre-requisite–LANU 229; Co-requisite-LANU 219;
Humanities/Fine arts Elective; Elective.
LANU 219 -- Nursing Management and Leadership. (4) This course prepares
the student for the professional nursing role through the introduction of management
skills required to care for small groups of individuals and to function as
a leader of a nursing team. Pre-requisite–LANU 214.
LANU 229 -- Nursing Management IV. (6) This course focuses on the delivery
of nursing care to clients throughout the lifespan who are experiencing complex,
multi-system health problems. Pre-requisite–LANU 209; Co-requisite-BIOL
250, BIOL 250L; MATH 111.