Nursing (AA)

Academic Plans, known as programs, include a overview description and a summary of program requirements. You can search the online catalog via the the Academic Plan links on the right for a desired program or a specific course information. 

Nursing Degree Requirements
Communication Skills
ENGL&101ENGLISH COMPOSITION I5
Select an additional five credits/units5
Quantitative Skills
MATH&146INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS5
Humanities
Course Options10
Social Sciences
PSYC&100GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY5
PSYC&200LIFESPAN PSYCHOLOGY5
Natural Science
CHEM&121INTRO TO CHEMISTRY: PRE-HEALTH5
BIOL&160GENERAL BIOLOGY W/LAB5
BIOL&260MICROBIOLOGY5
BIOL&241HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I5
BIOL&242HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II5
NUTR&101NUTRITION3
Nursing Core Requirements
First Term
NURS 110FOUNDATIONS OF NURSING CONCEPTS2
NURS 111FOUNDATIONS OF CLINICAL NURSING3
ENGL 112ETHICS AND POLICY IN HEALTHCARE I2
NURS 113LIFESPAN ASSESSMENT CONCEPTS2
NURS 114NURSING SKILLS APPLICATION I1
NURS 115NURSING SKILLS LAB I2
Second Term
NURS 122FAMILY-CENTERED NURSING2
PSYC 122PSYCHOSOCIAL ISSUES IN HEALTH CARE I1
NURS 123FAMILY-CENTERED CLINICAL NURSING4
PSYC 124PSYCHOSOCIAL ISSUES IN HEALTH CARE II2
NURS 127NURSING SKILLS APPLICATION II1
NURS 128NURSING SKILLS LAB II2
Third Term
NURS 135MEDICAL SURGICAL NURSING CONCEPTS 13
NURS 136MEDICAL-SURGICAL CLINICAL NURSING I5
NURS 137NURSING SKILLS APPLICATION III1
NURS 138NURSING SKILLS LAB III2
NUTR 139NUTRITION IN HEALTHCARE II1
Fourth Term
NURS 241MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING CONCEPTS II3
NURS 242MEDICAL/SURGICAL CLINICAL NURSING II8
NUTR 240NUTRITION IN HEALTHCARE III1
Fifth Term
NURS 251MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING CONCEPTS III2
NURS 252ADVANCED HOLISTIC CLINICAL NURSING8
PSYC 253PSYCHOSOCIAL ISSUES IN HEALTH CARE III2
Sixth Term
NURS 261PROFESSIONAL LEADERSHIP TRANSITION TO PRACTICE1
ENGL 273ETHICS AND POLICY IN HEALTHCARE II3
NURS 262PROFESSIONAL LEADERSHIP SENIOR PRACTICUM6
NURS 263PROFESSIONAL ROLE IN COMMUNITY SERVICE1
NURS 264CAPSTONE NCLEX PREPARATION1
Total Credits/Units135

Program Outcomes

Program outcomes are overarching skills that are emphasized and reinforced throughout several courses in a specific program; they are measurable statements that define what students should know or be able to do by the end of a certificate or degree at Clark College. After successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Apply communication theory to demonstrate effective oral communication skills.(GE)
  • Analyze and interpret quantitative information presented verbally, graphically, numerically, and/or symbolically. (GE)
  • Analyze patterns of power, privilege, and inequity in the United States. (GE)
  • Apply a method of scientific inquiry, valid to the natural sciences, to evaluate claims about the natural world. (GE)
  • Demonstrate and clearly explain an effective strategy to solve a quantitative problem. (GE)
  • Evaluate, analyze, and explain events, behaviors, and institutions using perspectives and methods in the Social Sciences. (GE)
  • Interpret the human experience, within appropriate global and historical contexts, through evaluation, analysis, creation, or performance. (GE)
  • Obtain, evaluate, and ethically use information. (GE)
  • Articulate well-considered ideas and written claims to an academic audience, using effective rhetorical techniques, properly credited evidence, and a command of Standard English. (GE)
  • Demonstrate progress toward healthier behaviors. (GE)
  • Teamwork and Interprofessional Collaboration: Model open communication, mutual respect and shared decision making.
  • Knowledge: Integrate relevant theoretical and practical knowledge.
  • Clinical Judgment: Demonstrate effective problem solving and decision making.
  • Caring: Integrate principles of diversity, holism, stewardship, dignity, and respect to reflect an environment of caring.
  • Professionalism: Demonstrate personal accountability, ethical practices and continuing competence in nursing.
  • Patient Safety: Minimize risk of harm to patients and providers through both clinical system effectiveness and individual performance.