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Towson University (Department of Nursing)




The Department offers a bachelors degree with a major in nursing and a master of science degree in nursing. Two tracks are available for the bachelors degree: a basic program for students who are not yet licensed to practice as an RN, and an RN completion program for registered nurses who are graduates of either community colleges or hospital diploma programs.

The University's Nursing Program is approved by the Maryland Board of Nursing, accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The Department of Nursing holds memberships in the following organizations:

MISSION STATEMENT

As a department in the College of Health Professions, nursing offers a professional, accredited program within the context of a scientific foundation and breadth of a liberal education. As a means to fulfilling its part in the University's mission, faculty in the Department of Nursing have identified three specific purposes.

* First, the Department will educate students at the baccalaureate level for careers in professional nursing.
* Second, the Department will prepare graduates as generalists in nursing who can assume a broad spectrum of nursing roles in the health field.
* Third, the Department will establish a foundation for graduate study in nursing and patterns that can serve as a model for lifelong, self-directed learning.



School name:Towson UniversityDepartment of Nursing
Address:8000 York Road
Zip & city:MD 21252-0001 Maryland
Phone:410-704-4170
Web:http://www.towson.edu/nursing/
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Department of Nursing Courses


PROFESSIONAL NURSING: BRIDGE
Conceptual framework of Department of Nursing including health, health promotion, and maintenance for clients throughout the lifespan.

PROFESSIONAL NURSING I: INTRODUCTION
Introduces the student to the professional role of nursing. Encompasses the conceptual framework of the Department of Nursing.

ALTERATIONS IN HEALTH
Pathophysiologic processes of human illness across the lifespan. Adaptive and maladaptive responses to stress are examined.

PHARMACOTHERAPEUTIC AGENTS
Pharmacologic agents commonly used in treatment of disease states and the nursing responsibilities involved.

TECHNOLOGY AND THERAPEUTIC INTERVENTIONS
Technological, psychomotor, and psychosocial skills used by the nurse in the provider of care role.

HEALTH ASSESSMENT ACROSS THE LIFESPAN
Acquisition of skills for physical and psychosocial health assessment across the lifespan.

NURSING PRACTICE I: HEALTH PROMOTION ACROSS THE LIFESPAN
Major concepts of health, health promotion and maintenance for clients throughout the lifespan. Initial experience in the provider role for the professional nurse.

NURSING PRACTICE II ADULT HEALTH
Nursing care of adults experiencing alterations in health. Application of critical thinking skills and therapeutic nursing interventions in a variety of community-based environments.

NURSING PRACTICE III: CHILDBEARING FAMILIES
Nursing care of childbearing families. Application of critical thinking skills and therapeutic nursing interventions in a variety of community-based environments.

HEALTH CARE: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH
Health care in America, exploring societal factors, resources, social policy, health care delivery, legal and ethical issues.

MULTICULTURAL HEALTH CARE
Transcultural health care principles, focusing on cultural influences on biological, psychological, sociological, intellectual, and spiritual dimensions of individuals. Historical perspective to contemporary cultural health care.

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