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Florida International University (College of Nursing and Health Sciences)




MISSION OF THE COLLEGE OF NURSING AND HEALTH SCIENCES (CNHS) NURSING PROGRAMS

The mission of the CNHS nursing programs is to teach, conduct research, and serve the community.

The undergraduate and graduate nursing programs are designed to prepare professional nurses who can lead, coordinate, and oversee the delivery of accessible, affordable, high-caliber, comprehensive, culturally competent, humanistic, and holistic health care. Graduates are prepared to function within the contexts of a cost-conscious, consumer-oriented, litigious, highly mobile, multiethnic, global environment, and a competitive, profit-oriented, and highly technological health care system. In addition, graduates are poised on the threshold of the 21st century, utilizing their vision and expertise to respond to the inevitable changes and challenges in technology and resources for international health care delivery.

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING (BSN)

The College of Nursing and Health Sciences (CNHS) offers a professional program of study leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). The BSN program was approved by the Board of Regents of the State University System in 1982. The program is open to non-RN (basic/generic) and RN students. The CNHS BSN & MSN programs are accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), (61 Broadway, New York, New York 10006, 1-800-669-1656 X153) and approved by the Florida State Board of Nursing, (4052 Bald Cypress Way, BIN CO2, Tallahassee, FL 32399, 850-245-4125).

Upon graduation, Basic (Generic BSN) students are eligible to write the NCLEX (RN licensing examination) to become registered nurses. The College also offers a track for registered nurses to complete the BSN degree. To accommodate the adult learner, nursing courses in the curriculum may be offered web enhanced or completely online. Graduates of the BSN program are eligible for masters level study.



School name:Florida International UniversityCollege of Nursing and Health Sciences
Address:11200 SW 8th Street HLS 485
Zip & city:FL 33199  Florida
Phone:305-348-7703
Web:http://chua2.fiu.edu/Nursing/
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INTRODUCTION TO THE NURSING PROFESSION
Introduction to the nursing profession including historical, legal, ethical, and theoretical foundations of nursing. Professional standards and roles as part of the interdisciplinary health care team.

FOUNDATIONS OF NURSING I: BASIC CLINICAL
Theoretical instruction and campus laboratory practical experience in the implementation of basic clinical nursing skills essential for professional nursing practice.

FOUNDATIONS OF NURSING II
Introduction to the nursing process in assisting individual clients with adaptation to potential and actual stressors.

FOUNDATIONS OF NURSING II CLINICAL
In the clinical setting, the nursing process is applied in assisting individual clients with adaptation to potential and actual stressors.

APPROACHES TO NURSING IA: FOUNDATIONS OF NURSING CLINICAL
In the clinical area, the nursing process is applied in assisting individuals with adaptation to potential and actual stressors which impact basic needs.

APPROACHES TO NURSING IA: FOUNDATIONS OF NURSING
Introduction to the nursing process in assisting individuals with adaptation to potential and actual stressors which impact basic needs.

CLIENT ASSESSMENT
The assessment and evaluation of physiological and psychosocial stressors of the individual as client is emphasized.

TRANSITION TO PROFESSIONAL NURSING
The role of the professional nurse is explored in applying the nursing process in assisting individuals and/or families with adaptation to potential and actual stressors.

PATHOPHYSIOLOGIC BASIS FOR NURSING PRACTICE
The body's adaptive responses to selected physiological stressors are presented as a basis for nursing assessment, analysis/diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation.

PHARMACOLOGIC BASIS FOR NURSING PRACTICE
The body's adaptive responses to selected pharmacological agents are presented as a basis for assessment, analysis/nursing diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation.

PROFESSIONAL NURSING: RESEARCH CONSUMER
Interrelationship of problems solving, decision making, change and the nursing process are explored in identifying the role of the professional nurse as research consumer.

EMERGENCY MEASURES IN SELECTED HEALTH CRISES
Emergency measures in selected health crises using CPR and preventive techniques.

APPROACHES TO NURSING IIA: ADULT/GERONTOLOGICAL PHYSIOLOGICAL NURSING
The nursing process is applied in assisting adult/gerontological clients with adaptation to potential and actual physiological stressors.

APPROACHES TO NURSING IIA: ADULT GERONTOLOGICAL PHYSIOLOGICAL NURSING CLINICAL
In the clinical area, the nursing process is applied in assisting adult/gerontological clients with adaptation to potential and actual physiological stressors.

NURSING CARE OF ADULTS I
First of two courses in adult health nursing. The nursing process is applied in assisting adult clients with adaptation to potential and actual physiological stressors.

NURSING CARE OF ADULTS I CLINICAL
First of two clinical courses in adult health nursing. In clinical settings, the nursing process is applied in assisting adult clients with adaptation to potential and actual physiological stressors.

NURSING CARE OF ADULTS II
This course is a continuation of Nursing Care of Adults I. The nursing process is applied in assisting adult clients with adaptation to potential and actual physiological stressors.

NURSING CARE OF ADULTS II CLINICAL
This course is a continuation of Nursing Care of Adults I. In clinical settings, the nursing process is applied in assisting adult clients with adaptation to potential and actual physiological stressors.

PSYCHOSOCIAL NURSING
The nursing process is applied in assisting individuals with adaptation to potential and actual psychosocial stressors.

PSYCHOSOCIAL NURSING CLINICAL
In the clinical setting, the nursing process is applied in assisting individuals with adaptation to potential and actual psychosocial stressors.

CRISIS INTERVENTION AND NURSING
This course examines the crisis state, what it is, when it occurs and how the nurse can aid the individual, family or group in crisis.

PROFESSIONAL NURSING I: SOCIALIZATION
Socialization into the role of professional nursing is introduced with emphasis on responsibilities as a direct care provider, teacher learner, and collaborator.

TRANSITION TO PROFESSIONAL NURSING CLINICAL
The roles of the professional nurse are applied to assist individuals and/or families in the clinical setting with adaptation to potential and actual stressors.

TRANSCULTURAL ISSUES AND THE NURSE
The course is designed to guide the student into direct relationships with individuals of ethnic and racial differences, and to facilitate the development of a therapeutic relationship.

NURSING CARE OF OLDER ADULTS
Discussion of issues and trends in care of older adults. The nursing process is applied in assisting older adults with adaptation to physiological and psychosocial stressors.

CARE OF FAMILIES: CHILDREARING NURSING
The nursing process is applied in assisting childrearing families as clients with adaptation to potential and actual stressors.

CARE OF FAMILIES: CHILDREARING NURSING CLINICAL
In the clinical setting, the nursing process is applied in assisting childrearing families with adaptation to potential and actual stressors.

CARE OF FAMILIES: CHILDBEARING NURSING
The nursing process is applied in assisting childbearing families as clients with adaptation to potential and actual stressors.

CARE OF FAMILIES: CHILDBEARING NURSING CLINICAL
In the clinical area, the nursing process is applied in assisting childbearing families as clients with adaptation to potential and actual stressors.

CARE OF COMMUNITIES: COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING
Building upon concepts of community-based nursing introduced across the curriculum, this course integrates those concepts into a broader perspective in which the community is the client.

APPROACHES TO NURSING IV: COMMUNITY NURSING: CLINICAL EXPERIENCE
In the clinical area, the nursing process is applied in assisting individuals, families, and communities as clients with adaptation to potential and actual stressors.

PROFESSIONAL NURSING: LEADERSHIP
The client advocate, leadership and change agent roles of the professional nurse are analyzed in a variety of health care settings.

INDEPENDENT STUDY IN NURSING
Faculty supervised introduction to problems in nursing in accord with the student’s special interest.

SENIOR CLINICAL SYNTHESIS
Transition from student to graduate role through synthesis of clinical nursing knowledge in preparation for the registered nursing licensure examination.

SENIOR CLINICAL PRACTICUM
Transition from student to graduate role is provided through leadership experience which allows synthesis of knowledge, skills, and understanding. Assessment of nursing care modalities is emphasized.

DIRECTED FIELD EXPERIENCE IN NURSING
Application and refinement of nursing in a clinical specialty area.


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