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EASTERN IDAHO TECHNICAL COLLEGE_ _____________________________________________________________ 2016-2017
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ARN 100L Foundations Nursing Practice Lab
2 Credits
This course provides the laboratory practice of foundational
nursing concepts, skills, and basic IV therapy taught in ARN
100, Foundations of Nursing Practice. Opportunities for practice
are provided in the skills laboratory, including guided simulation
exercises with required skills return demonstration. Students are
required to demonstrate competence through rigorous skill pass
offs in preparation for clinical practice in a variety of healthcare
settings as a registered nurse. FA
Corequisite: ARN 100
ARN 120 Nursing Pharmacology
3 Credits
This course provides students with the foundational knowledge
of basic pharmacology necessary to practice safely for a
registered nurse in general practice. Major drug classifications
and the nursing management required for safe drug
administration are covered in this course. Information on core
concepts such as drug action, uses, drug administration, adverse
reactions, drug interactions, nursing implications, and patient
teaching are all addressed. Students are required to have math
understanding for dosage calculations. FA
ARN 130 Advanced Foundations of Nursing Practice
2 Credits
This course is a continuation of ARN 100 Foundations
of Nursing Practice and expands students’ knowledge on
advanced concepts of nursing. Didactic instruction focuses on
understanding of advanced assessment, IV medications, blood
administration, central lines, and invasive monitoring. Focus is
on utilizing and applying the nursing process, critical thinking,
and nursing judgment to provide safe competent care to patients.
SP
Corequisite: ARN 130L
ARN 130LAdvanced Foundations of Nursing Practice Lab
1 Credit
This course provides the laboratory practice for Advanced
Foundations of Nursing Practice. Students will practice and
apply knowledge gained in didactic portion of the course.
Competence is met through return demonstrations, simulation
labs, and rigorous skills pass-offs. SP
Corequisite: ARN 130
ARN 150 Fundamental Concepts of Medical-Surgical
Nursing
3 Credits
This course provides basic physiology and pathophysiology of
common diseases in adult and geriatric health care. Students
will explore and utilize the nursing process to understand the
etiology, clinical manifestations, diagnostic tests, treatments, and
nursing interventions of multiple body systems. Emphasis will
also be placed on the psychosocial, spiritual, and cultural needs
of the adult patient allowing the student to care for the patient in
a holistic manner. SP
Prerequisite: BIO 228, BIO 228L
ARN 160 Fundamental Concepts of Medical-Surgical
Nursing Clinical
3 Credits
This course provides a clinical component to ARN 150
Fundamental Concepts of Medical-Surgical Nursing. Application
of knowledge utilizing the nursing process, sound clinical
judgment, and effective communication is expected as students
care for the patient in a holistic manner. Utilizes multiple clinical
community settings and simulation lab to enhance learning and
provide opportunities for safe competent nursing care. SP
ARN 200 Advanced Concepts of Medical-Surgical Nursing
4 Credits
This course focuses on advanced physiology and
pathophysiology of complex diseases in adult and geriatric
patients. Emphasis will be placed on the nursing care for
the high-acuity and emergent adult patient and their family.
Students will build on the basic concepts introduced in ARN
150 Fundamental Concepts of Medical-Surgical Nursing and
require student to develop increased critical thinking of multiple,
integrating, and complex body systems. FA
ARN 210 Advanced Concepts of Medical-Surgical Nursing
Clinical
3 Credits
This course provides a clinical component to ARN 200
Advanced Concepts of Medical-Surgical Nursing. Application
and analyzation of knowledge utilizing the nursing process,
clinical reasoning, and effective communication is expected to
care safely for the adult patient in acute and critical care settings
throughout the community. FA
ARN 220 Mental Health Nursing Principles
3 Credits
This course presents theoretical principles, concepts, and skills
necessary to provide safe and competent nursing care to clients
across the lifespan in the psychiatric and mental health settings.
Students will have an understanding of common mental health
disorders, psychopharmacology, and nursing interventions.
Application of knowledge will be demonstrated in the didactic
setting as well as clinical setting. Emphasis is placed on
therapeutic communication, crisis intervention, comprehension
of disorders, and holistic care. Clinical will be arranged in
various mental health settings. FA
Prerequisite: PSY 101 or SOC 101
ARN 240 Maternal & Pediatric Nursing Essentials
3 Credits
This course provides a foundation for nursing care of women
and children throughout the lifespan. Population focus is on
woman’s health, perinatal care of mothers and infants, and the
pediatric population. Emphasis is placed on teaching health
promotion, risk reduction, and critical thinking for normal
findings as well as deviations from normal processes. SP
ARN 250 Maternal & Pediatric Nursing Essentials Clinical
2 Credits
This course provides the clinical portion of ARN 240 and
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