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Idaho State University (School of Nursing)




The School of Nursing is committed to excellence in teaching, research, and practice to provide quality nursing education for beginning professional practitioners and for advanced practice nursing statewide.

To accomplish this mission, faculty support a liberal arts education to provide a foundation for the art, humanities, and science of nursing. Faculty incorporate creativity in the teaching-learning process and continuous quality improvement in curriculum and program development.

The goal of the School of Nursing, is to develop professional and advanced practice nurses with broad based knowledge and experience to facilitate or deliver holistic health care to clients over their lifespan and to communities with an emphasis on underserved areas.



School name:Idaho State UniversitySchool of Nursing
Address:650 Memorial Drive
Zip & city:ID 83209-8101 Idaho
Phone:(208) 282-2185
Web:http://www.isu.edu/departments/nursing/
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BASIC FOUNDATIONS OF NURSING
A study of the principles of disease transmission; therapeutic communication; patient teaching, medication administration, the nursing process and basic clinical skills which provide the foundation for nursing practice.

BASIC FOUNDATIONS OF NURSING LAB
Practical application of the nursing process and basic clinical skills which provide the foundation for nursing practice.

MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION FOR PRACTICAL NURSING
The basics of safe medication administration, including math calculations and proper procedures, are taught. The medication examination included in this class must be successfully passed before the student Practical Nurse is allowed to enter actual clinical settings.

CLINICAL FOUNDATIONS OF NURSING I
Through hands on clinical experience in a variety of settings the student nurse will be exposed to the skills basic to nursing practice.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR
Professional development for students entering the Practical Nursing program will be presented. Seminar topics will include issues in Practical Nursing, study strategies, professional organizations, and other topics of interest to increase professionalism.

GERIATRIC NURSING
A study of normal and abnormal aging in the older adult.

CLINICAL FOUNDATIONS OF NURSING II
Introduction to the basic physical and emotional needs of clients (children and adults) in a variety of health care facilities. Students can apply the nursing process in patient situations, beginning with basic nursing care and moving to more complex patient situations. This includes nursing care and application of drug therapy.

PEDIATRIC NURSING
The disorders of childhood and the principles of pediatric nursing will be presented. Normal growth and development of the child will be incorporated throughout.

DRUG THERAPY FOR THE PRACTICAL NURSE
The study of drugs and their actions as related to patient care in nursing practice.

NUTRITION AND DIET THERAPY FOR THE PRACTICAL NURSEThe principles of basic nutrition and the application of diet therapy for the ill patient.

CLINICAL FOUNDATIONS OF NURSING III
The theory and principles of the nursing care of the critically ill in real situations.

INTRAVENOUS THERAPY FOR THE PRACTICAL NURSE
Study of principles and practice of intravenous therapy for the Practical Nurse. Subjects include fluid and electrolyte balance, acid-base balance, paranteral solutions, infection control relating to IV therapy, central venous access, intravenous nutritional support, and clinical skills relating to intravenous therapy.

INTRAVENOUS THERAPY LAB FOR THE PRACTICAL NURSE
In the clinical lab setting, practice of intravenous therapy skills for the Practical Nurse.

INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNITY NURSING
Advanced training for the Practical Nurse in the community setting is offered. Emphasis is on collaboration with other disciplines and members of the health care team. Further development of skills in sound judgment, effective communication, and assessment in the community setting is included. Documentation and legal/ethical considerations of community nursing are presented.

MATERNAL AND NEWBORN NURSING
The theory and principles of the nursing care of the pregnant client and the newborn.

CLINICAL FOUNDATIONS OF NURSING IV
Through hands-on clinical experience in a variety of settings, the advanced student nurse will identify, perform, and model skills basic to nursing practice.

MANAGEMENT FOR THE PRACTICAL NURSE
Provides a beginning knowledge of first-level management skills for the role of Charge Nurse in long-term care facilities. This course meets the criteria set forth by the Board of Nursing for the LPN Charge Nurse course.

MEDICAL SURGICAL NURSING
Introduction to various disease processes and how they affect the adult client. The theory and principles of the nursing care for the ill adult patient are presented.

MEDICAL SURGICAL NURSING LAB
Clinical application of nursing interventions and procedures learned in Medical Surgical Nursing.

SPECIAL TOPICS
This course is designed to address the specific needs of individuals. It will enable the students to upgrade their technical skills through part-time enrollment in units of instruction that are currently available through the program's full-time pre-employment curriculum.


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