Course Index

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NRS 822 WOMEN AND CHILDREN NURSING THEORY

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    NRS 802

NRS 832 POPULATION BASED HEALTH CARE

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    NRS 802, NRS 812, NRS 822

NRS 840 RESIDENCY

  • Credits: 3 credits/180 clinical hours
  • Prerequisites:

    NRS 802, NRS 806, NRS 812, NRS 816, NRS 822. NRS 826, NRS 832, NRS 836

NRS 882 CAPSTONE II

  • Credits: 3 credits/60 clinical hours
  • Prerequisites:

    NRS 880

NRS 890 CAPSTONE IV

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Prerequisites:

    NRS 886

SSC 730 BIOSTATISTICS

  • Credits: 3.0

PHB 001 PHLEBOTOMY

This course consists of 60 hours of classroom instruction at NMC and five (8-hour) days for three weeks (120 hours) of clinical experience in a full-service clinical laboratory. The clinical practicum schedule is determined by the clinical site supervisor. A Medical Terminology course is recommended, but not required. Upon successful completion of the phlebotomy program, students are eligible to take the national certification examination to become certified phlebotomy technicians [PBT(ASCP)] through the American Society for Clinical Pathology.

  • Credits: 1.800000000000000e+002

PTA 100 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL THERAPY

Students learn about the history of the field of Physical Therapy, and the role of the PTA. Expectations for professional behavior and ethical practice within the field are made explicit.  The role and scope of members of the physical therapy team are examined, and major areas of practice are explored.  Roles of other members of the health care team are presented, along with team approaches that exist in health care.  Communication and human relations, including individual and cultural differences, are discussed as they relate to the health care field.  The course also introduces the topics of confidentiality, quality assurance, licensure, applied medical terminology, documentation, basic research procedures, evidence based practice and current issues affecting the field.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Prerequisites: Admission to the PTA Program.

PTA 105 FUNCTIONAL ANATOMY FOR THE PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT

The student is introduced to the essentials of functional anatomy as related to the study of muscle origin, insertion, action and innervation.  Basic terminology and concepts of applied kinesiology and physics are covered. Laboratory experiences include visualizing cadaver dissections and obtaining a working knowledge of applied surface anatomy.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites: Admission to the PTA Program.

PTA 115 BASIC SKILLS IN PATIENT CARE WITH LAB

The student explores the principles and practices of physical therapy including but not limited to: positioning and draping, body mechanics, transfers, infection control, wheelchair management, ambulation aids and self-care instruction.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Prerequisites: Admission to the PTA Program.