Sumner College Catalog

NCL 450 NCLEX-RN® PREPARATION I Prerequesites: none Credits: 2.0 / Course Hours: 20

The purpose of this course is to provide a comprehensive review of nursing content identified in the current National council licensure examination for registered nurses (NCLEX-RN). The NCLEX-RN is a computerized test developed by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) to ensure you are a safe practitioner. The course is intended to provide valuable study tools and test-taking strategies of complex NCLEX-RN type questions. Awareness of what to expect and areas needing further development as well as confidence of success on the NCLEX exam is promoted. TERM 11 NUR 432 Mental Health Nursing Prerequisites: NUR 320; Corequisites: NUR 433 Credit Hours: 4.0 / Contact Hours: 40 This course examines the prevalence of mental illness issues and psychiatric disorders, as well as disparities in access to mental health care and treatment. Topics covered in this course are mental health assessment, special issues related to psychiatric and mental health nursing, components of the nurse-client relationship and special treatment modalities.

NUR 433 Clinical Nursing VIII Prerequisites: PSY 101, SOC 110; Corequisites: NUR 432 Credit Hours: 1.5 / Contact Hours: 30

This clinical course supports NUR 432 and teaches the RN nursing skills and procedures related to mental health nursing care. The NCSBN clinical judgment measurement model and OMEGA-7 will support clinical judgment and critical thinking. Onā€site clinical instruction, supervision, evaluation, and placement will be the responsibility of the qualified college nursing faculty in collaboration with practicing nurses.

NUR442 Global Health Nursing Prerequisite: NUR 120, NUR 326 Credits: 5.0 / Course Hours: 50

This course is an introduction to global health and principles to improve the health of populations. World health demographics, infectious disease transmission, water and sanitation-related diseases, behavioral and mental health, diseases impacting vulnerable populations, noncommunicable diseases, neglected tropical diseases, emerging disease threats, health inequalities, social determinants of health, and national threats to health are discussed. International strategies and programs promoting health and the role of professional nurses in global health are examined.

NUR 436 Organizational and Systems Leadership Prerequisite: NUA 120 Credits: 5.0 / Course Hours: 50

This course focuses on the management and leadership roles and functions of the professional registered nurse within organizational structures. Leadership styles, management theories, conflict resolution, delegation, fiscal management, resource utilization, and strategic planning are presented. The importance of effective communication and collaboration is emphasized.

NCL 460 NCLEX-RN® PREPARATION II Prerequesites: NCL 450 Credits: 2.0 / Course Hours: 20

The purpose of this course is to provide a comprehensive review of nursing content identified in the current National council licensure examination for registered nurses (NCLEX-RN). The NCLEX-RN is a computerized test developed by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) to ensure you are a safe practitioner. The course is intended to provide valuable study tools and test-taking strategies of complex NCLEX-RN type questions. Awareness of what to expect and areas needing further development as well as confidence of success on the NCLEX exam is promoted.

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