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Clemson University (School of Nursing)




The School of Nursing is an integral part of Clemson University, a land-grant, state-supported institution of higher learning. The School is committed to teaching, research, and service to the public of South Carolina, the nation and the world. The goal of the Clemson University School of Nursing is to prepare nurses for professional practice, leadership in health care, and to advance nursing knowledge.

MISSION

To provide a scholarly center of learning that prepares nurses at the baccalaureate and graduate levels who can advance scientific nursing knowledge and evidenced-based nursing practice through research and outreach. The academic culture of the school values intellectual curiosity, personal accountability, diversity, interdisciplinary collaboration, and the art and science of human caring.




School name:Clemson UniversitySchool of Nursing
Address:408 Edwards Hall
Zip & city:SC 29634 South Carolina
Phone:864.656.1437
Web:http://www.hehd.clemson.edu/nursing/about.php
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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN HEALTH CARE
Designed to introduce students to the application of computers in the delivery of health care. Covers existing health-care applications and forecasts future needs. Multiple computer systems will be discussed. Nursing majors will be given enrollment priority.

NURSING OF ADULTS
Incorporates theoretical and empirical knowledge from the physical and social sciences. Uses critical thinking to provide holistic, safe individualized nursing care to adults, including health promotion, maintenance, restoration and health teaching.

PATHOPHYSIOLOGY FOR HEALTH-CARE PROFESSIONALS
Focus is on disease mechanisms and recognition of the manifestations of these mechanisms in body systems. Discussion will also include pharmacologic and mechanical interventions commonly associated with specific disease processes and application to patient-care situations.

PSYCHOSOCIAL NURSING
Course uses the a life span approach to examine psychosocial, developmental, family, and cultural factors that influence individuals from diverse populations and their families in the promotion, maintenance, and restoration of health. The use of the nursing process, critical thinking, therapeutic communication, and psychosocial nursing interventions is explored.

HEALTH ASSESSMENT
Introduces concepts of health, wellness, and illness. Focuses on physical, psychosocial, and cultural assessment for the well adult client with variations across the life span. Includes interviewing techniques.

INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNITY NURSING
Focuses on health promotion and illness prevention activities across the life span for individual and families in the community. Major emphasis is on nursing’s role in the acquisition and maintenance of health as well as the identification and modification of health risk factors.

THERAPEUTIC NURSING INTERVENTIONS
Focus on therapeutic nursing interventions, including selected psychomotor skills, communication skills, and teaching/learning.

PROFESSIONALISM IN NURSING
Application of critical thinking Skills in the professional nursing roles in multidisciplinary approaches to health care. Analysis of the historical development of modern nursing. Examination of issues of nursing care to diverse populations within context of ethical and professional standards.

GERONTOLOGY NURSING
Introduction of theories of aging. Focus on complex health care issues of aging and chronic care including promotion, maintenance and restoration of health of the elderly. Concepts from the sciences address physiological, psychological, and sociological issues of aging and chronic illness.

RESEARCH IN NURSING
Focus on an introduction to conceptual frameworks, models, and theories related to nursing. Analysis of reported research in nursing and related disciplines. Ethical, moral, and legal issues are discussed in relation to nursing research.

PHARMACOTHERAPEUTIC NURSING INTERVENTIONS
Focus is on integration of nursing process with pharmacotherapeutics, administration, monitoring, and related client education. Includes major drug classifications, indications for use, side effects, interactions, routes of administration, usual dosages and contraindications.

MENTAL HEALTH NURSING
Application of theories and the nursing process to identify, implement, and evaluate nursing interventions for the care of clients with psychiatric disorders.

COMPLEX NURSING OF ADULTS
Focus on the biological, psychological, philosophical, and socio-cultural influences on complex health problems related to acute and traumatic conditions. Emphasis on the concepts of circulation, oxygenation, homeostasis, and compensation in acutely ill adults.

LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT IN NURSING
Focus on the role of the professional nurse in managing nursing care. Theories and research related to leadership, power, management, organizations, regulation, and ethics are discussed. Directed laboratory experiences are provided.

SENIOR NURSING PRACTICUM
Impact of selected health issues and problems on the practice of nursing is considered. Licensure preparation, techniques to maintain currency in the field, and other relevant topics facing the professional nurse are presented. Under preceptor supervision, the student will observe, organize and implement entry level nursing practice.

NURSING CARE OF CHILDREN
Focuses on child health problems and health maintenance. Emphasis is placed on biological, pathophysiological, psychological, and socio-cultural concepts related to nursing care of children with acute, critical, and chronic illnesses. Includes strategies for alleviation of illness, restoration of wellness, promotion and maintenance of health, growth and development.

NURSING CARE OF WOMEN AND THEIR FAMILIES
Focus on health care of women and their families. Emphasis is placed on biological, psychological, and socio-cultural concepts. Identification of appropriate nursing strategies that enhance individual capacity to achieve or maintain wellness in the family, home, community, and hospital environment.

COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING
Consideration of health promotion activities for family and community groups with emphasis on community assessment, screening and health teaching/counseling. Practice activities will be related to health promotion I population groups and nursing care of homebound clients. Laboratory settings include homes, schools, industries and other community organizations


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