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Mount Carmel (College of Nursing)




Mount Carmel College of Nursing is a private, Catholic institution on the campus of Mount Carmel West hospital just west of downtown Columbus, Ohio. Having provided nursing education for more than a century, our baccalaureate program is among the largest in the state of Ohio.

Whatever goal you've set, you can reach it here!

Our academic offerings include both Bachelor's and Master's degree programs in Nursing, an RN-BSN Completion Program, a Second Degree Accelerated Program, a Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education, and a Dietetic Internship. Through affiliation with Mount Carmel Health System, we provide clinical experiences at three large acute-care hospitals, a drug/substance abuse center, a nursing/rehab center, and a psychiatric facility, in addition to opportunities with community-based agencies and a local elementary school.

You're part of a community, making friends and having fun!
Among the many interesting activities our students enjoy are membership in the Student Nursing Association of Mount Carmel (SNAM), working with the Campus Ministry group, student government, and the prestige of the Rho Omicron chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, the nursing honor society.

Small classes, personal attention, and state-of-the-art facilities contribute to an atmosphere of excellence that has made thousands of nurses and dietitians proud to be Mount Carmel graduates.

MISSION

Mount Carmel College of Nursing, serving in the spirit of the Catholic tradition, offers excellent science-based educational programs in nursing and allied health in a caring environment.

TRADITIONAL FOUR-YEAR PROGRAM

The Traditional Four-Year Program is designed for students with no previous nursing experience. The first year of study focus on completing general education requirements, which provide the foundation for the nursing studies that begin in the sophomore year. The nursing curriculum combines both hands-on clinical experiences with classroom theory. Nursing coursework emphasizes clinical practice in a variety of acute-care hospitals and community based centers.

In addition to regular classes, our nursing and humanities seminars encourage students to explore personal health-related interests, and can provide you with rich cultural experiences. The Mount Carmel College of Nursing Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program prepares graduates to take the National Concil Licensing Examination (NCLEX-RN), administered throught Ohio Board of Nursing.



School name:Mount CarmelCollege of Nursing
Address:127 S. Davis Avenue
Zip & city:OH 43222 Ohio
Phone:614-234-5800
Web:http://www.mccn.edu/bsnundergraduate.htm
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FOUNDATIONS OF HEALTH ASSESSMENT IN CARING PRACTICES
This course introduces the student to the nursing process with an emphasis on holistic assessment across the lifespan and provides opportunities to implement the caring practices of nursing in a variety of settings. Therapeutic nursing interventions, including cultural, developmental, nutritional, psychosocial, psychomotor and spiritual are introduced.

FOUNDATIONS OF CARING HEALTH PRACTICES
This course presents holistic health interventions from a caring perspective. Client health teaching is implemented. Clinical practice, with a focus on health, is offered in a variety of settings.

PHARMACOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS OF CARING HEALTH PRACTICES
This course focuses on basic concepts of pharmacotherapeutics related to major drug categories. Related nursing management and health teaching are included.

CARING PRACTICES FOR THE ADULT I
This course applies knowledge and the nursing process in caring for human responses of individuals and families with alterations in tissue perfusion, digestive function, cellular differentiation (proliferation) and defense mechanisms. Primary, secondary, and tertiary health activities are implemented in acute and community settings.

CARING HEALTH PRACTICES FOR THE ADULT II
This course applies knowledge and the nursing process in caring for human responses of individuals and families with alterations in hormonal regulation, regulatory function, motor sensory function, and skin function and integrity. Primary, secondary and tertiary health activities are implemented in acute and community settings.

CARING PRACTICES FOR THE DEVELOPING FAMILY
This course applies knowledge and the nursing process in caring for women and families’ reproductive health issues across the life span. Primary, secondary and tertiary health activities will occur in a variety of settings.

CARING PRACTICES FOR MENTAL HEALTH
This course applies knowledge and the nursing process in caring for individuals and families with mental health issues and alterations across the life span. Primary, secondary and tertiary health activities are implemented in acute and community settings.
NURSING SEMINARS
Prerequisite: Junior or senior status (additional prerequisites may apply, depending on individual seminars.
A variety of seminars are offered which focus on nursing or health topics that expand the breadth and depth of the study of health care beyond the required program of study. Students have the opportunity to develop greater knowledge and skill in the area of interest. Critical thinking, decision making, and selfdirected learning undergird these seminars.

NURSING SEMINARS
A variety of seminars are offered which focus on nursing or health topics that expand the breadth and depth of the study of health care beyond the required program of study. Students have the opportunity to develop greater knowledge and skill in the area of interest. Critical thinking, decision making, and selfdirected learning undergird these seminars.

NURSING RESEARCH
This course presents an overview of the research process and the major types of research. The course examines the elements of a research proposal and provides opportunities for students to critique research literature, focusing on the student's role as a consumer of research.

NURSING RESEARCH
This course focuses on research process, methodology, and utilization. Emphasis is on the nurse’s role as a consumer of research.

CONCEPTUAL FOUNDATIONS OF NURSING
This course introduces the returning registered nurse student to the many dimensions of professional nursing. Issues germane to the practice of professional nursing including the dynamics of professional development, the knowledge bases of professional practice, the changing health care environment, and professional practice strategies will be covered in the course. Discussion and analysis of various theories and conceptual frameworks related to the practice of professional nursing will be undertaken. We will also discuss the philosophy and curriculum of the College of Nursing. All lecture, discussion, and student assignments are intended to stimulate critical thinking skills. Registered nurse students should leave the course with a thorough understanding of the concepts covered in the course and be able to apply those concepts not only in the remainder of the RNBSN curriculum, but also in nursing practice.

CARING PRACTICES IN ACUTE HEALTH ALTERATIONS
This course focuses on providing caring interventions with the person/family experiencing complex health alterations occurring across the lifespan. The course examines acute health alterations related to concepts of clinical forensics and its impact on the person/family, caregiver, and community. The impact of resource allocation, health promotion, and related medicolegal, ethical, and moral issues is discussed.

CARING PRACTICES WITHIN THE LEADERSHIP ROLE
This course focuses on providing caring interventions within the leadership role that is inherent in professional nursing. The course introduces nursing leadership and management concepts and theories related to change, group dynamics, conflict resolution, and organizational systems. It examines legal, political, economic, and ethical aspects of nursing. Clinical practice can be arranged in a variety of acute care and community health care settings.

CARING PRACTICES WITHIN THE COMMUNITY
This course examines the concept of nursing care of the community and aggregates and explores epidemiology, health promotion, prevention, and environment and current community health issues. The course focuses on health, wellness, and strengths of aggregates and nursing interventions in the care of the community as client. Clinical experiences are selected that allow for application of these concepts in ways that are meaningful to the student.

CARING IN CHRONIC HEALTH ALTERATIONS
This course examines the impact of longterm illness on the individual's lifestyle and family functioning. Clinical practice focuses on providing caring interventions with persons/families experiencing chronic health alterations.

CARING HEALTH PRACTICES FOR THE ADULT III
This course applies knowledge and the nursing process in caring for human responses of individuals, families, community and populations experiencing biological crisis in a variety of settings. It focuses on crisis intervention and use of advanced technologies.

CARING HEALTH PRACTICES FOR THE OLDER ADULT
This course applies knowledge and the nursing process in caring for the gerontological population in a variety of settings and focuses on issues related to the phenomenon of aging.

CARING PRACTICES FOR THE CHILD AND FAMILY
This course applies knowledge and the nursing process in caring for the pediatric population in a variety of settings with a focus on children’s health issues within the context of family dynamics.

CARING PRACTICES IN TRANSITION TO THE PROFESSIONAL ROLE
This course focuses on the practical application of integrated knowledge to the practice of professional nursing and provides opportunities for clinical experiences, which facilitate the transition to the professional role in a variety of settings.


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