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Nursing Muhlenberg

 
MUHLENBERG 
Harold B. & Dorothy A. Snyder Schools 

Students interested in receiving additional information about, or an application to the program should contact the Director of Admission and Recruitment Services, Muhlenberg Harold B. and Dorothy A. Snyder Schools, Park Avenue and Randolph Road, Plainfield, N.J., 07061.
 
The specific objectives of this program are that the graduate must be able to :
 
  • Function as a graduate professional nurse within structured health settings.
  • Provide competent nursing care to clients with commonly occurring health deviations through application of nursing theory, evidence based practice and conceptsfrom the behavioral and natural sciences, the humanities, ethical principles and legal standards.
  • Utilize opportunities for continuing personal and professional development.
  • Accept accountability/responsibility for professional practice as a nurse.
  • Teach clients self care practices related to the promotion, maintenance and restoration of health.
  • Cooperate with health team members to facilitate optimal health of clients in primary, secondary and tertiary settings.
  • Select appropriate communication, coordination and collaborative skills when interacting with individuals and groups.
  • Apply critical thinking to nursing care situations.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of evidence based practice as a research participant. 
Search for courses in the online course catalog.

Curriculum

Generic Track

First Semester

BIO 105 - Anatomy & Physiology I*
CHE 105 - Chemistry-Health Sciences**
ENG 101 - English Comp
NURM 100 - Mathematics for Pharmacology
NURM 119 - Intro to Nursing Concepts

Second Semester

BIO 106 - Anatomy & Physiology II*
PSY101 - General Psychology
NURM 121 - Nursing I

Third Semester

BIO 108 - Microbiology*
PSY205 - Child Psychology
NURM 122 - Nursing II

Fourth Semester

SOC 101 - Principles of Sociology
ENG 102 - English Comp II
NURM 221 - Nursing III

Fifth Semester

NURM 222 - Nursing IV
Electives - Humanities (2)

Accelerated Track

Courses at UNION County College (if neccessary)

First Semester

BIO 105 - Anatomy & Physiology I*
BIO106 - Anatomy & Physiology II*
BIO108 - Microbiology*
CHE 105 - Chemistry-Health Sciences**
ENG 101 - English Comp I
ENG 102 - English Comp II
PSY101 - General Psychology
PSY205 - Child Psychology
SOC 101 - Principles of Sociology
NURM 100 - Mathematics for Pharmacology
Electives - Humanities (2)

Spring Semester

NURM 141 - Accelerated Nursing

Summer Semester

NURM 241 - Accelerated Nursing Summer***

Spring Semester

NURM 242 - Accelerated Nursing

* These sciences must have been taken within the last five years to be transferable.

** The CHE 113/114 sequence is recommended for students considering BSN/MSN study.

*** Taught in a 12-week summer semester.

LPN to RN Track

Courses at UNION County College (if neccessary)

First Semester

BIO 105 - Anatomy & Physiology I*
BIO 106 - Anatomy & Physiology II*
CHE 105 - Chemistry-Health Sciences**
PSY 101 - General Psychology
ENG 101 - English Comp I

Summer Session I

NURM 120 - LPN Transition Course***
ENG 102 - English Comp II

Summer Session II

SOC 101 - Principles of Sociology
PSY 205 - Child Psychology

Semester III

NURM 122 - Nursing II
BIO 108 - Microbiology*

Semester IV

NURM 221 - Nursing III
Elective - Humanities

Semester V

NURM 222 - Nursing IV
Elective - Humanities

Muhlenberg has an articulation with UNION County College’s LPN Program. Therefore, UNION County College’s LPNs who graduated after September, 1997, may complete the nursing portion of the RN program with a three (3) week Transition course plus two (2) semesters.

* These sciences must have been taken within the last five years to be transferable.
** The CHE 113/114 sequence is recommended for students considering BSN/MSN study.
*** Taught in a 3-week summer semester

Advanced standing awarded for:

NURM 100 - 1 credit
NURM 119 - 3 credits
NURM 121 (upon passing NURM 120) - 8 credits
Advanced standing may be awarded for NURM 122.
Registration for summer session (general education courses only) is done at Muhlenberg.

Career Options

Graduates of these programs can either work in the Nursing/Health professions or continue their educational pursuits.

Program Information

Type of Program: Associate in Science Degree

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