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Health Science

Kelly Carter Denise Vo

Health Science (HS) 1 Unit

Advisory: Students should consider this course if they are eligible for admission to the nursing program or psychiatric technician program and/ or have had challenges on the math section of the entrance exam, or are in need of updating of math/medication computation skills. MATH 010 C. Term hours: 16–18 lecture. This course covers basic math skills, measurement systems and calculation methods involved in medication administration. Calculations with decimals, fractions, metric, apothecary, and household systems of measurement will be covered. Ratio and proportion will be used to calculate non-parenteral, parenteral and intravenous infusion dosages/rates. The course will include individual and group experiences with use of a workbook, computer software tutorials, and online resources. Non-Degree Credit. May be taken for credit 2 times. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option.

3 Units

Term hours: 48–54 lecture. This course is designed for students interested in a health science career. The communication, reading and mathematical skills of students will be developed in relation to the various career needs. Remedial and introductory material necessary to enter and complete a Health Science Program are emphasized. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option.

HS 060 C  Selected Topics for NURS 192 C

.5 to 2 Units

Prerequisite: Acceptance in the Nursing Program. Term hours: 8–32 lecture depending on units attempted. This course is designed to correlate with NURS 192 C Fundamentals of Nursing, which provides introductory knowledge of the fundamentals of nursing. The assigned topics covered correlate with textbook and module assignments and enhance learning in specific theoretical concepts and nursing techniques. Computer software, videotapes, resource materials, instructor assessment of individual student’s nursing knowledge and skills and individualized instruction are utilized. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option.

HS 061 C  Selected Topics for NURS 196 C

HS 063 C  Selected Topics for NURS 197 C

.5 to 2 Units

HS 064 C  Selected Topics for NURS 293 C

.5 to 2 Units

HS 065 C  Selected Topics for NURS 296 C

.5 to 2 Units

HS 066 C  Selected Topics for NURS 297 C

.5 to 2 Units

.5 to 2 Units

Prerequisite: Acceptance in the Nursing Program and completion of or concurrent enrollment in NURS 196 C. Term hours: 8–36 lecture. This course is designed to correlate with NURS 196 C Medical-Surgical Nursing I, providing increased knowledge of fundamentals of nursing and more complex nursing skills. The assigned topics covered correlate with the textbook and module assignments and enhance learning in specific theoretical concepts and more complex nursing techniques introduced in NURS 196 C. Films, videotapes, resource materials, instructor assessment of individual student’s nursing knowledge and skills in individualized instruction are utilized. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. (CSU)

HS 067 C  Special Topics — Leadership

.5 to 2 Units

Prerequisite: Acceptance in the Nursing Program. Term hours: 8–36 lecture. This course is designed to correlate with NURS 197 C Maternal/Newborn Nursing, providing an expansion of knowledge of maternal health care needs. The assigned topics covered correlate with the textbook and module assignments and enhance learning in specific theoretical concepts and nursing techniques introduced to NURS 197 C. Films, videotapes, resource materials, instructor assessment of individual student’s nursing knowledge and skills in individualized instruction are utilized. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. Prerequisite: Acceptance in the Nursing Program. Term hours: 8–36 lecture. This is designed to correlate with NURS 293 C Mental Health Nursing, providing increased knowledge of mental health nursing. The assigned topics covered correlate with the textbook and module assignments and enhance learning in specific theoretical concepts and more complex nursing techniques introduced in NURS 293 C. Films, videotapes, resource materials, instructor assessment of individual student’s nursing knowledge and skills in individualized instruction are utilized, as well as group discussion and dialogue. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. Prerequisite: Acceptance in the Nursing Program. Term hours: 8–32 lecture. This is designed to correlate with NURS 296 C Child/Family Nursing. The assigned topics correlate with theory, providing enrichment activities enabling the student to better understand pediatric nursing. The course utilizes audiovisual materials, selected references, computer simulated learning, and group discussions. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. Prerequisite: Acceptance in the Nursing Program. Term hours: 8–36 lecture. This course is designed to correlate with NURS 297 C Medical-Surgical Nursing III. Assigned topics covered correlate with textbook and module assignments in NURS 297 C. Clinical simulations are provided to permit the student practice in the performance of nursing procedures, as well as an opportunity for clinical competency testing. Videos, films, slides, games, resource materials, computer simulations, instructor assessment of student’s nursing knowledge and skills, and individualized instruction are utilized. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. Prerequisite: Acceptance in the Nursing Program. Term hours: Lecture hours vary according to credit given. This course is designed to correlate with NURS 247 C. Depth of understanding of issues related to nursing practice and leadership are increased through the directed use of appropriate audio visual materials and selected references, as well as group discussions and dialogue. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option.

Courses

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HS 050 C  Preparation for Health Science

.5 to 2 Units

Prerequisite: Acceptance in the Nursing Program. Term hours: 8–36 lecture. This course is designed to correlate with NURS 292 C Medical-Surgical Nursing II, providing an expansion of knowledge of medical/surgical nursing. The assigned topics covered correlate with the textbook and module assignments and aid in providing enhanced learning in specific theoretical concepts and nursing techniques introduced in NURS 292 C. Films, videotapes, resource materials, instructor assessment of individual student’s nursing knowledge and skills in individualized instruction are utilized. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option.

Division of Health Science

HS 030 C  Calculations for Medications

HS 062 C  Selected Topics for NURS 292 C

Cypress College 2012-2013 Catalog  
Cypress College 2012-2013 Catalog  

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