Nursing Lab (NSL)

College of Health Sciences

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NSL 212. Health Assessment. 3 Credits.

This course provides the nursing student with skills in physical and psychosocial assessment of adult clients. The course also assists in the development and demonstration of selected skills in vital sign measurement, infection control, basic hygiene and comfort measures and body mechanics.
Pre / Co requisites: NSL 212 requires prerequisites of BIO 100, BIO 259, BIO 269, CHE 107 and CRL 107, and corequisite of NSG 212. Must have composite GPA of 2.75 in these prerequisite courses.
Gen Ed Attribute: Writing Emphasis.

NSL 311. Laboratory. 5 Credits.

Clinical experiences are provided in agencies where relatively well populations have been identified, such as schools, day care centers, senior citizen's programs and childbirth settings.
Pre / Co requisites: NSL 311 requires prerequisites of BIO 204 and BIO 259 and HEA 303 and NSG 212 and PSY 210 or HEA 206 and co-requisite of NSG 311.
Gen Ed Attribute: Writing Emphasis.
Distance education offering may be available.

NSL 312. Laboratory. 5 Credits.

Clinical experience is provided in rehabilitation centers, nursing homes, and acute care settings. These environments provide flexibility for students to implement changes for clients and acquire skills which will be utilized in other nursing courses.
Pre / Co requisites: NSL 312 prerequisites: BIO 100, BIO 204, BIO 259, BIO 269, NSG 212, NSL 212, NTD 303, PSY 100, SOC 200; (CHE 103/CRL 103) and (CHE 104/CRL 104) OR (CHE 107/CRL 107); HEA 206 or PSY 210; one of these: WRT 200, WRT 204, WRT 205, WRT 206, WRT 208, WRT 220.
Gen Ed Attribute: Writing Emphasis.

NSL 411. Laboratory. 5 Credits.

Clinical experiences are provided in acute care psychiatric in-patient and in medical surgical settings.
Pre / Co requisites: NSL 411 requires prerequisites NSG 311, NSL 311, NSG 312 and NSL 312 and co-requisite of NSG 411.

NSL 412. Laboratory. 5 Credits.

The clinical experience is provided in acute care medical surgical settings and in Community/Public Health settings. The student will have the opportunity to use leadership and systems level skills and to develop interdependency in their nursing practice.
Pre / Co requisites: NSL 412 requires prerequisites of NSG 311, NSL 311, NSG 312 and NSL 312 and co-requisite of NSG 412.
Distance education offering may be available.