Traditional Nursing Curriculum | BridgeValley

 

 

Traditional Nursing Curriculum

The Associate Degree Nursing program is a two-year program whose graduates meet the academic requirement to apply to take the NCLEX-RN licensing examination upon graduation. Other requirements for licensure are specified by the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses. A combination of general education, related cognates and courses from the professional major provide students with the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to practice in a variety of direct client care settings as well as providing the educational foundation for further study in nursing.

Courses

First Semester
ENGL 101 English Composition I  3
BIOL 220 Human Anatomy and Lab 4
NURS 132 Drug and Dosage Calculations I 1
NURS 133 Health Assessment and Diagnostics I 2
NURS 134 Introduction to Nursing Concepts  8
  Semester Total 18
Second Semester
BIOL 221 Human Physiology and Lab 4
NURS 125 Nursing Pharmacology 3
NURS 142 Drug and Dosage Calculations II 1
NURS 143 Health Assessment and Diagnostics II 1
NURS 144 Nursing Concepts of Health and Illness I 9
  Semester Total 18
Third Semester
PSYC 201 Life Span Development 3
BIOL 245 Nutrition and Diet Therapy 3
NURS 234 Nursing Concepts of Health and Illness II 9
  Semester Total 15
Fourth Semester  
BIOL 230 Principles of Microbiology 3
NURS 244 Synthesis of Nursing Concepts 9
NURS 245 Professional Nursing and Health Systems Concepts 3
  Semester Total 15

BridgeValley Nursing clinics and major courses are offered on the South Charleston campus.