Nursing 110: Fundamentals
This introductory nursing course includes basic nursing concepts and skills. The focus is on wellness. Areas of emphasis will include the profession of nursing, values, communication, nursing process, physical/psychosocial assessment, nutrition, pharmacodynamics and care of patients in acute, long term and community health care settings. 3 credit hours Theory and 3 credit hours Clinical (1:3). Theory 3 hours per week, Clinical 9 hours per week.
Pre-requisites: MAT100, PSY 101
6 Credits

Nursing 120: Simple Acute and Simple Chronic Nursing
This course builds on the knowledge and skills learned in the first nursing course. The student will care for patients with simple acute and simple chronic health alterations. Content will be arranged in physiologic, self-concept, role function, and interdependent modes. Mental health and physical/ psychosocial assessment of those experiencing health deviations will be included. Pharmacology will be integrated throughout the course. 4 credit hours Theory and 4 credit hours Clinical (1:3) Theory 4 hours per week, Clinical 12 hours per week.
Pre-requisites: NSG 110, MAT100, PSY101, BIO111, ENG101
8 Credits

Nursing 210: Chronicity
This course continues to examine more complex, acute and chronic health alterations. Content is arranged in physiological, self-concept, role function and interdependent modes. The Childbearing Family is also included. Pharmacology and nutrition are integrated throughout the course. 4 credit hours Theory and 5 credit hours Clinical (1:3.75) Theory 4 hours per week, Clinical 15 hours per week.
Pre-requisites: NSG110, NSG120, ENG101, ENG102, CSS100, BIO111, BIO211, MAT100, PSY101, CSC100
9 Credits

Nursing 220: Crisis
This course focuses on patients in crisis requiring complex nursing care. Content will be arranged in physiological, self-concept, role function, and interdependent modes. It will include Child Health Nursing. Emphasis will be placed on managing nursing care for multiple patients, delegation, and assumption of a leadership role. Pharmacology will be integrated throughout the course. 4 credit hours Theory and 5 credit hours Clinical (1:3.75). Theory 4 hours per week, Clinical 15 hours per week.
Pre-requisites: CSS100, BIO111, BIO211, HUM101, ENG101, ENG102, MAT100, CSC100, PSY101, PSY260, BIO250, ENG112, NSG110, NSG120, NSG 210
9 Credits

Nursing 240, Leadership
This course consists of an analysis of current health trends and issues and their impact on the practice of nursing. Content will focus on exploration of contemporary ethical dilemmas, economic and social issues, and concepts related to nursing leadership and role transition. Emphasis in clinical will be placed on functioning as apart of the interdisciplinary team while managing patient care for multiple patients, utilizing principles of leadership and management. 1credit hour Theory and 1 credit hour Clinical (1:3). Total Theory 15 hours and 45 Clinical hours.
Pre-requisites: NSG220
2 Credits

Community Nursing Component:
CarePoint Health School of Nursing is committed to preparing nurses with the necessary skills to meet the demands of the rapidly changing workplace of today. To facilitate this, a very detailed community health driven curriculum has been implemented. Students provide care to patients in a variety of community setting.

Contact information

  • CarePoint Health School of Nursing169 Palisade Avenue
    Jersey City NJ, 07306
    Phone: 201.795.8360
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