2010-2011 General Catalog 
    
    Feb 08, 2023  
2010-2011 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Courses


 
  
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    VNSG 1122 - Vocational Nursing Concepts


    (1:1:0) Prerequisite:  Admission to the VN program.  Corequisites:  Determined by campus of enrollment.  This course is an introduction to the nursing profession, its responsibilities and its legal and ethical issues in nursing practice.  This course will also deal with concepts related to the physical, emotional, and psychosocial self-care of the learner/professional.  Semester Hours: 1 Lecture Hours: 1 Lab Hours: 0
  
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    VNSG 1126 - Gerontology


    (1:1:0) This course is an overview of the normal physical, psycho-social, and cultural aspects of the aging process. It addresses common disease processes of aging and exploration of attitudes toward care of the elderly. Also covered are preventive care and restorative measures for the elderly. An emphasis is given on adaptation in the provision of nursing care to the older adult. Semester Hours: 1 Lecture Hours: 1 Lab Hours: 0 Pre- or Corequisite: Determined by campus of enrollment.
  
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    VNSG 1136 - Mental Health


    (1:1:0) This course is an introduction to the principles and theories of positive mental health and human behaviors. Topics include emotional responses, coping mechanisms and therapeutic communication skills. Semester Hours: 1 Lecture Hours: 1 Lab Hours: 0 Pre- or Corequisite: Determined by campus of enrollment.
  
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    VNSG 1138 - Mental Illness


    (1:1:0) This course will study human behavior with an emphasis on emotional and mental abnormalities and modes of treatment incorporating the nursing process. Semester Hours: 1 Lecture Hours: 1 Lab Hours: 0 Pre- or Corequisite: Determined by campus of enrollment.
  
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    VNSG 1171 - IV Therapy


    (1:1:0) This course discusses intravenous therapy, including types of intravenous devices and various types of therapy, complications of intravenous therapy and venipuncture techniques. Semester Hours: 1 Lecture Hours: 1 Lab Hours: 0 Pre- or Corequisite: Determined by campus of enrollment.
  
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    VNSG 1260 - Clinical-Practical Nursing (LPN Training)


    (2:0:6) Prerequisites : Admission to the VN program. Corequisites : Dependent on the campus of enrollment. A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional/instructor. Semester Hours: 2 Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 6
  
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    VNSG 1327 - Essentials of Medication Administration


    (3:2:2) This course explores the general principles of medication administration, including determination of dosage, preparation, safe administration and documentation of multiple forms of drugs will be covered. Instruction includes various systems of measurement. Semester Hours: 3 Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 2 Pre- or Corequisite: Determined by campus of enrollment.
  
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    VNSG 1330 - Maternal/Neonatal Nursing


    (3:3:0) This course addresses the utilization of the nursing process in the assessment and management of the childbearing family. This course places emphasis on the bio-psycho-socio-cultural needs of the family during the phases of pregnancy, childbirth, and the neonatal period. This course also includes the study of abnormal conditions that might be found in each phase. Semester Hours: 3 Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0 Pre- or Corequisite: Determined by campus of enrollment.
  
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    VNSG 1331 - Pharmacology


    (3:3:0) This course covers the fundamentals of medications and their diagnostic, therapeutic and curative effects. Course work includes nursing interventions utilizing the nursing process. Semester Hours: 3 Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0 Pre- or Corequisite: Determined by campus of enrollment.
  
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    VNSG 1402 - Applied Nursing Skills I


    (4:2:7) This course is an introduction to an application of primary nursing skills. Emphasis is given to the utilization of the nursing process and related scientific principles. Semester Hours: 4 Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 7 Pre- or Corequisite: Determined by campus of enrollment.
  
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    VNSG 1407 - Pediatrics


    (4:4:0) This course is the study of the care of the pediatric client and family during health and disease. Emphasis is placed on growth and development needs of the individuals body, mind and personality as influenced by the environment. Semester Hours: 4 Lecture Hours: 4 Lab Hours: 0 When Offered: P Pre- or Corequisite: Determined by campus of enrollment.
  
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    VNSG 1420 - Anatomy and Physiology for Allied Health


    (4:4:0) This course is an introduction to the normal structure and function of the body, including an understanding of the relationship of body systems in maintaining homeostasis. Semester Hours: 4 Lecture Hours: 4 Lab Hours: 0 Pre- or Corequisite: Determined by campus of enrollment.
  
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    VNSG 1429 - Medical/Surgical Nursing I


    (4:4:0) The course of study is the application of the nursing process to the care of adult patients experiencing medical-surgical conditions in the health-illness continuum. A variety of health care settings are utilized. This course covers physiology and basic pathophysiology causes of illness, communicable diseases and disease transmission and prevention. The role of the vocational nurse in preventive health measures, health promotion, referral to community health resources, patient/family education, therapeutic and rehabilitative aspects will be presented. Discussions/projects for ethical issues and critical thinking are incorporated in the course. Semester Hours: 4 Lecture Hours: 4 Lab Hours: 0 Pre- or Corequisite: Determined by campus of enrollment.
  
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    VNSG 1432 - Medical/Surgical Nursing II


    (4:4:0) This is a continuation of Medical-Surgical Nursing I with application of the nursing process to the care of adults experiencing medical-surgical conditions in the health-illness continuum. It includes a variety of health care settings. This course covers physiology and basic pathophysiology, causes of illness, communicable diseases and disease transmission and prevention. The role of the vocational nurse in preventive health measures, health promotion, referral to community health resources, patient/family education, therapeutic and rehabilitative aspects will be presented. Discussions/projects for ethical issues and critical thinking are incorporated in the course. Semester Hours: 4 Lecture Hours: 4 Lab Hours: 0 Pre- or Corequisite: Determined by campus of enrollment.
  
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    VNSG 2661 - Clinical-Practical Nursing (LPN Training)


    (6:0:24) Prerequisites : Satisfactory completion of first semester VN courses specific to each campus. Corequisites :Determined by campus of enrollment. A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional/instructor. Semester Hours: 6 Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 24
  
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    VNSG 2662 - Clinical-Practical Nursing (LPN Training)


    (6:0:21) Prerequisites : Completion of first and second semester VNSG courses specific to each campus. Corequisite : Determined by campus of enrollment. A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional/instructor. Semester Hours: 6 Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 21
  
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    WIND 1370 - Introduction to Wind Energy


    (3:2:2) This course is designed to familarize the student with the evolution of wind technology, wind energy anatomy, wind farm design, and characteristics of energy sources.  This course includes structural rescue training/climb test and first aid/CPR certification. Semester Hours: 3 Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 2
  
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    WIND 2310 - Wind Turbine Materials and Electro-Mechanical Equipment


    (3:2:2) Pre-requisite:  WIND 1370.  This course provides identification and analysis of the components and systems of wind turbines.  Semester Hours: 3 Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 2
  
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    WIND 2355 - Wind Turbine Troubleshooting and Repair


    (3:2:3) Pre-requisite:  WIND 1370.  This course involves theory and practice of installation, operation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of wind turbine electro-mechanical systems. Semester Hours: 3 Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 3
  
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    WLDG 1307 - Introduction to Welding Using Multiple Processes


    (3:3:0) An overview of the basic welding processes. including oxy-fuel welding and cutting, shielded metal arc (SMAW), gas metal arc (GMAW), and gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW). Semester Hours: 3 Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0
  
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    WLDG 1412 - Introduction to Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW)


    (4:2:8) This course is an introduction to Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW) terminology, safety procedures, and equipment set-up. Students will practice welding structural joints in all positions using self-shielded and gas-shielded electrodes. Semester Hours: 4 Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 8
  
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    WLDG 1417 - Introduction to Layout and Fabrication


    (4:2:8) This is a fundamental course in layout and fabrication related to the welding industry. Major emphasis is on structural shapes and their use in construction. Semester Hours: 4 Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 8
  
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    WLDG 1428 - Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc Welding


    (4:2:8) This is an introductory course in the shielded metal arc welding process. Emphasis is placed on power sources, electrode selection, oxy-fuel cutting and various joint designs. The course provides instruction in SMAW fillet welds in various positions. Semester Hours: 4 Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 8
  
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    WLDG 1430 - Introduction to Gas Metal Arc Welding


    (4:2:8) This course provides a study of the principles of gas metal arc welding and the setup and use of associated equipment and tools with emphasis on safe shop practices. Instruction is given in various joint designs. Semester Hours: 4 Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 8
  
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    WLDG 1434 - Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc (GTAW) Welding


    (4:2:8) This course provides an introduction to the principles of gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), including safety, setup, and use of GTAW equipment. Instruction is provided on structural joints in various positions. Semester Hours: 4 Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 8
  
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    WLDG 1453 - Intermediate Layout and Fabrication


    (4:2:8) This is an intermediate course in layout and fabrication. It includes instruction in design, layout, fabrication and production. Emphasis is placed on symbols, blueprints, and written specifications. Semester Hours: 4 Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 8 Pre-requisite: WLDG 1417.
  
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    WLDG 1457 - Intermediate Shielded Metal Arc Welding


    (4:2:8) The student will be tested in all welding positions and will be instructed in the preparation of test specimens and proper test procedures. Semester Hours: 4 Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 8 Note: This course provides instruction on the production of various fillets and groove welds.
  
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    WLDG 2406 - Intermediate Pipe Welding


    (4:2:8) This is a comprehensive course on the welding of pipe using the shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) process. Position of welds will be 1G, 2G, 5G and 6G using various electrodes. Topics covered include electrode selection, equipment setup and safe shop practices. Semester Hours: 4 Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 8
  
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    WLDG 2435 - Advanced Layout and Fabrication


    (4:2:8) This is an advanced course in layout and fabrication that deals primarily with pipe layout, pipe fitting, and pipe fabrication. Emphasis is placed on the application of pipe layout and fabrication skills. Semester Hours: 4 Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 8 Pre-requisite: WLDG 1453.
  
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    WLDG 2447 - Advanced Gas Metal Arc Welding


    (4:2:8) This is an advanced course in gas metal arc welding (GMAW) that includes instruction in process selection, trouble shooting. and the correct selection and application of consumables. Students will practice GMAW of carbon steel, stainless steel, and aluminum, on structural joints in all positions. Semester Hours: 4 Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 8 Pre-requisite: WLDG 1430.
  
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    WLDG 2451 - Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding


    (4:2:8) This is an advanced course in gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) that includes instruction in process selection, trouble shooting, and the correct selection of consumables. Students will practice GTAW of carbon steel, stainless steel, and aluminum, on structural joints in all positions. Semester Hours: 4 Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 8 Pre-requisite: WLDG 1434.
  
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    WLDG 2453 - Advanced Pipe Welding


    (4:2:8) This course provides the welding student with advanced topics involving the welding of pipe utilizing the shielded arc welding process. Review topics include electrode selection, equipment setup and safe shop practices. Emphasis is placed on weld positions 5G and 6G using various electrodes. Semester Hours: 4 Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 8 Pre-requisite: WLDG 2406.
 

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