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Mississippi College (School of Nursing)




The mission of the Mississippi College School of Nursing is to provide excellence in baccalaureate nursing education within a Christian institution. Graduates are prepared to engage in professional nursing practice as generalists, and to become positive contributors to the profession, to the community, and to society.

The School of Nursing strives to:
- Advance the mission of Mississippi College;
- Prepare professional nurses to function as generalists in a variety of settings;
- Contribute to the delivery of health care in Mississippi with a global perspective;
- Advance the practice of professional nursing;
- Prepare graduates who will pursue opportunities for lifelong personal and professional development;
- Promote an environment of Christian caring which encourages professional, spiritual, intellectual and personal development of the faculty and students;
- Provide a foundation for graduates to assume leadership roles in meeting health care needs.




School name:Mississippi CollegeSchool of Nursing
Address:200 S. Capitol Street
Zip & city:MS 39058 Minnesota
Phone:601.925.3278
Web:http://www.mc.edu/academics/nursing/
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RESEARCH IN NURSING PRACTICE
Focuses on the research process and the development of an attitude of inquiry. The role of the nurse in conducting and utilizing research is explored.

CLINICAL PRACTICE II
Builds on previous knowledge and skills applicable to the practice of professional nursing. Clinical focus is on application of the nursing process to individuals, families and groups. The emphasis is on caring for adults and children experiencing alterations in human functioning with predictable outcomes, caring for the childbearing family, and caring for individuals, families and groups experiencing alterations in psychosocial/cultural functioning.

NURSING II
Builds on previous knowledge and skills applicable to the practice of professional nursing. Clinical focus is on application of the nursing process to individuals, families and groups. The emphasis is on caring for adults and children experiencing alterations in human functioning with predictable outcomes, caring for the childbearing family, and caring for individuals, families and groups experiencing alterations in psychosocial/cultural functioning.

PROFESSIONALISM
Builds on previous concepts, processes and skills necessary for the practice of professional nursing. This course focuses on utilizing the nursing process with persons experiencing acute and chronic alteration in human functioning. The emphasis is on individuals, families and groups within the health care setting. Particular focus is on individual adults and children experiencing alteration in human functioning, the childbearing family, and individual and group processes related to mental health

PHMARMACOLOGY
This course introduces nursing as a profession. A brief history of nursing, the evolution of nursing theory and the role that individuals, groups and agencies play in the practice of professional nursing is explored.

CLINICAL PRACTICE I
This course focuses on basic pharmacology concepts that are applicable to nursing. Knowledge from natural and behavioral sciences provide the basis for understanding human response to drug therapy. The use of drug therapy to assist the client to obtain, maintain and regain health is incorporated throughout the course. Emphasis is placed on learning the drug classification system, applying the nursing process to drug therapy, and utilizing a wholistic approach to the study of pharmacology. This course provides the pharmacological foundation necessary for safe administration of drugs, monitoring the effects of drug therapy and client teaching about medications.

NURSING I
In this course the student develops fundamental skills necessary for the practice of professional nursing. The clinical experiences will focus on the application of concepts, processes, and skills with individuals and families experiencing minimal and/or common alterations in human functioning in structured health care settings. Emphasis is placed on use of the nursing process with clients across the lifespan.

HEALTH ASSESSMENT
Focuses on concepts, processes and skills necessary to address the maintenance and alteration in heal of individuals and families throughout the lifespan.

MANAGEMENT
Introduces nursing assessment knowledge and skills applicable to the practice of professional nursing. The emphasis of the course will be on the relationship between the nursing process and health assessment skills.

COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING
This course focuses on the introduction of management functions, roles and responsibilities in the practice of quality nursing care and organizational effectiveness. Emphasis is place on developing leadership and incorporating management principles in the professional nurse.

NURSING III
Community Health Nursing focuses in the synthesis of concepts, processes and skills necessary to promote health and prevent illness in populations groups. Emphasis will be placed on managing care for the community as a client/patient rather than on individual health care. The three levels of prevention used in strategic planning for community health will be emphasized.

CLINICAL PRACTICE III
This course focuses on the integration of theoretical concepts related to the nursing process, communication and categories of human functioning throughout the health continuum. Emphasis is placed on incorporating the critical thinking processes and developing the roles of the professional nurse in the care individuals, families and groups experiencing multi-system alterations with less predictable outcomes.

NURSING SEMINAR
Application of concepts processes and skills in the management of clients experiencing complex multi-system alteration in human functioning.

NURSING IV THEORY
This course focuses on the acquisition of advanced knowledge. The student is expected to synthesize and utilize this knowledge as it applies in a variety of health care settings and across the life span. Advanced concepts, decision-making, and critical thinking are emphasized. Students analyze all the roles within the health care system and collaborative relationships.

CLINICAL PRACTICE IV
In this course students have the opportunity to demonstrate their ability to synthesize nursing knowledge in complex health care settings. The focus is upon the application of knowledge, skills and critical thinking in caring for clients across the life span. Students in this course are expected to demonstrate personal and professional accountability by moving into increasing independent nursing roles.

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