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Coppin State University (Helene Fuld School of Nursing)




The mission of the Helene Fuld School of Nursing is to prepare professional nurses to manage the nursing care delivered to clients in urban and a variety of other settings. The baccalaureate program encourages lifelong learning and serves as a foundation for graduate study.

The purpose of the Baccalaureate Nursing Program is to provide a liberal education, instill professional values and prepare accountable, committed nursing professionals prepared as generalists and beginning practitioners of nursing to meet the health and nursing care needs of individuals, families, aggregates and communities within the urban setting and society. Nursing graduates possess the skills, knowledge and competencies necessary to deliver culturally appropriate health care to diverse populations.

A highly qualified, committed and nurturing faculty maintains a teaching learning environment in which students receive all of the requisites necessary to meet the demands and complexities of today's health care arena.



School name:Coppin State UniversityHelene Fuld School of Nursing
Address:2500 West North Ave.
Zip & city:MD 21216-3698 Maryland
Phone:(410) 951-3990
Web:http://www.coppin.edu/nursing/
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Helene Fuld School of Nursing Courses


ACHIEVING ACADEMIC SUCCESS IN NURSING
A course during which nursing students are guided in forming the "psychology of success" which will enhance achievement and retention in subsequent courses. In addition, selected basic concepts which are relevant to nursing practice, such as medical terminology, are introduced.

CLINICAL COMPUTATIONS
A course that develops skill in calculating dosage of medications and preparation of solutions used in health care delivery systems.

INTRODUCTION TO THE NURSING PROCESS I
A course that introduces the conceptual bases of nursing with emphasis on curriculum strands and the nursing process. Basic assessment, interpersonal and psychomotor skills are the focus of this course.

INTRODUCTION TO THE NURSING PROCESS II
A course that focuses on the bio-psychosocial, spiritual and cultural concepts of the individual which are basic to nursing practice. Initial clinical experience in the application of health assessment skills and the conservation principles in the care of well individuals across the life cycle is provided.

NORMAL/APPLIED NUTRITION
A course that focuses on normal and applied nutrition involving clients with ability/inability to conserve energy and maintain structural, personal, and social integrity. Emphasis is placed on nutritional adaptation.

NURSING CARE TO PROMOTE URBAN FAMILY HEALTH
A course that introduces concepts of healthy family development and dynamics for urban families. Includes family assessment, growth and development of individuals, and nursing strategies to promote urban family health and family functioning.

HEALTH ASSESSMENT
A course that provides theoretical and clinical experiences to develop assessment skills which determine the client's status in the conservation of energy and the maintenance of structural, personal, and social integrity.

NURSING THEORY
A course for registered nurses that enhances prior learning. Includes philosophical and historical perspectives of nursing education and practice, conceptual framework, and nursing theories. Competency in using the nursing process and teaching - learning theory will be developed.

HEALTH PROMOTION AND MAINTENANCE
A course designed to assist registered nurse students to develop increased knowledge of concepts related to health promotion and maintenance needs of clients across the health continuum. Environmental and cultural concepts explored are selected aspects of acute and chronic health problems and related pathophysiology, pharmacology, and rehabilitation.

MEDICAL SURGICAL NURSING
A course that explores and provides clinical experiences in nursing management of specific acute and chronic health behaviors and patterns used by clients to conserve energy and integrity.

PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND THERAPEUTIC REGIMEN I
A course that introduces basic principles and concepts related to pathophysiologic processes, including biochemical concepts. The inability of client's of all age groups to conserve energy and maintain structural integrity. Pharmacologic management will be discussed concurrently with each disease process with specific emphasis on therapeutic actions and adverse effects.

MATERNAL CHILD HEALTH NURSING FOR URBAN FAMILIES
A course that continues exploration of the family with a focus on the childbearing and the child rearing family experiencing mild to moderate health variations. Students will use nursing strategies directed toward conserving energy and the integrities of clients.

NURSING RESEARCH
A course that introduces research design and methods of gathering, analyzing, and interpreting data most commonly utilized in nursing research, with emphasis on the application of the research process to a nursing problem.

PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND THERAPEUTIC REGIMEN II
A course continuing of exploration of pathophysiology across the life span. The course of study directed toward analyzing the etiology, physiologic processes, related treatment and pharmacologic approaches to illnesses as they interfere with the client's ability to conserve energy and maintain structural integrity.

INFORMATICS
A course designed to provide nursing students with knowledge in design, use and management of Health Information Systems. Expected competencies in nursing informatics practices are discussed. Issues associated with the use of computers in nursing practice are explored.

MEDICAL SURGICAL/PSYCHIATRIC NURSING
In this course theoretical and clinical experiences provide opportunity to explore concepts relative to conserving the structural, personal, social integrity and energy of clients receiving selected medical and surgical therapies, and with clients experiencing disorders in personal and social integrity in inpatient psychiatric facilities.

LEGAL, POLITICAL, AND SOCIAL ISSUES IN NURSING
A course designed for registered nursing students to study selected legal, political and social issues influencing the nursing profession. Emphasis in placed on the responsibility and accountability inherent in professional practice. Students are assisted in identifying strategies to effect creative problem-solving approaches to issues.

PREPARATION FOR PROFESSIONAL NURSING PRACTICE
A course for registered nurses designed to provide learning experiences applying concepts of leadership and management to clinical nursing practice. Nursing strategies that promote maintenance of personal, social, and structural integrity in health care organizations will be explored.

SEMINAR IN NURSING
During this course registered nurse students are encouraged to investigate forces which influence health status of clients and families and gain increased knowledge of current issues confronting nursing using research findings in problem solving.

SPECIAL PRACTICE IN NURSING
A course designed to offer diagnostic and prescriptive activities for students needing supplementary instruction in nursing theory and practice. This course is mandatory for students who do not pass the comprehensive exam and have completed all of the nursing curriculum. This course is offered in the fall semester only. The student is not permitted to take the comprehensive exam until passing this course.

SPECIAL TOPICS IN NURSING
A course that assists nursing students to synthesize knowledge from previous courses with clinical experiences to enhance their functioning in society as professional nurses. Opportunity is provided for in-depth study of clinical issues or problems related to the nursing care of clients across the life span. A standardized National Examination is given for the final examination in this course.

URBAN HEALTH CARE WITHIN THE COMMUNITY
A course that focuses on the role of the nurse in assisting families and groups in the Urban community to conserve its integrity and energy. The Levine model and related theories are utilized to evaluate care to the client groups and community. Clinical experiences facilitate assessment of a community, implementation of a teaching/learning project with a selected group and beginning skills in coordination of health care through collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team.

SOCIOPOLITICAL ACTIVISM IN NURSING/LEADERSHIP
A course designed to examine environmental factors influencing the integrities of the nursing profession. Emphasis is placed on the responsibility and accountability inherent in professional practice and identifying strategies to effect creative problem solving approaches to health related issues. Experiences include application of concepts of organization, management, and leadership in health care setting.


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