Jun 15, 2024  
2021-2022 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
2021-2022 College Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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RNUR 2030 - Advanced Concepts in Nursing I

Academic Division: Health Sciences
Academic Discipline: Registered Nursing
Assistant Dean: Leesa Cox, MBA, PTA
8 Credit(s)
This course is designed to assist the student to integrate and build on concepts and skills learned in previous nursing courses. Emphasis of study is upon utilization of the nursing process to maintain and/or restore optimal level health for individuals who present immediate and complex nursing needs. Critical thinking will be utilized in the exploration of theoretical content and clinical experiences. The focus of study is on the stress-adaptation process as it relates to the basic human needs of nutrition and elimination, safety and security, oxygenation, activity and rest, and mental health and behavioral adjustments. Health promotion in growth and development is a strong component of the course. Skills of self-evaluation, organization, discharge planning and referral will be developed. Knowledge regarding therapeutic communication, diet therapy, pharmacology, developmental levels/tasks, community health and resources, culture, and ethical/legal boundaries are integrated into the course. Clinical experiences are planned to work with children, adolescents, young adults and child-bearing clients. Clinical experiences are planned in community agencies with preceptors. Some evening clinical experiences may be scheduled during the quarter. Group leaders are expected to make clinical assignments the day prior to clinical experience. Semesters available: Day - F, Sp UG
3 Lecture Hour(s);
Required Prerequisite Course(s): Take RNUR 1070  or RNUR 1125 

Required Concurrent Course(s): Take RNUR 2030C  and RNUR 2030L 

Required as Prerequisite or Concurrent Course(s): Take CHEM 1030 , and BIOL 1550 

Standard Grading Scale
93-100      A

90 - 92      A-

87- 89       B+

83 - 86      B

80 -82       B-

77- 79       C+

73 - 76      C

70 -72       C-

67- 69       D+

63 - 66      D

60 -62       D-

00- 59       F

Statement on Diversity
North Central State College believes that every student is a valued and equal member of the community.*  Every student brings different experiences to the College, and all are important in enriching academic life and developing greater understanding and appreciation of one another. Therefore, NC State College creates an inclusive culture in which students feel comfortable sharing their experiences. Discrimination and prejudice have no place on the campus, and the College takes any complaint in this regard seriously. Students encountering aspects of the instruction that result in barriers to their sense of being included and respected should contact the instructor, assistant dean, or dean without fear of reprisal. 

*Inclusive of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin (ancestry), military status (past, present or future), disability, age (40 years or older), status as a parent during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, status as a foster parent, genetic information, or sexual orientation, 

Standard NCSC Course Policies
Important information regarding College Procedures and Policies can be found on the syllabus supplement located at this link




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