Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Untitled Document NURSING CURRICULUM - FULL TIME
LEVEL I - SEMESTER 1    
First 8 weeks    
NURS 110 Introduction to Caring (Theory) 2 credits
NURS 120 Basic Nursing Skills I (Lab) 1 credit
NURS 125 Providing Basic Nursing Care (Clinic) 1 credit
WPE *** Physical Education 2 credits
Second 8 weeks    
NURS 130 Care of the Family (Theory) 3 credits
NURS 140 Basic Nursing Skills II (Lab) 1 credit
NURS 145 Providing Care for the Family (Clinic) 2 credits
16 weeks    
BIO 210 Human Physiology*** 4 credits
  Total 16 credits
*** May be taken prior to beginning the nursing program.
LEVEL I - SEMESTER 2    
First 8 weeks    
NURS 150 Care of the Client with Common Health Care Needs – I (Theory) 2 credits
NURS 155 Providing Care for the Client with Common Health Care Needs – I (Clinic) 2 credits
NURS 160 Basic Nursing Skills III (Lab) 1 credit
Second 8 weeks    
NURS 170 Care of the Client with Common Health Care Needs – II (Theory) 2 credits
NURS 175 Providing Care for the Client with Common Health Care Needs – II (Clinic) 3 credits
16 weeks    
NURS 180 Nursing Application to Pharmacology 3 credits
Eligible for PN certificate    
ENG **** English 111, 112, or COM 113 3 credits
  Total 16 credits
LEVEL II - SEMESTER 3    
First 8 weeks    
NURS 210 Care of the Client with Complex Health Care Needs – I (Theory) 3 credits
NURS 220 Advanced Nursing Skills (Lab) 1 credit
NURS 225 Providing Care for the Client with Complex Health Care Needs – I (Clinic) 2 credits
Second 8 weeks    
NURS 230 Care of the Client with Complex Health Care Needs -–II (Theory) 3 credits
NURS 235 Providing Care for the Client with Complex Health Care Needs – II (Clinic) 3 credits
16 weeks    
PSI**** Political Science 3 credits
  Total 15 credits
LEVEL II - SEMESTER 4    
First 4 weeks    
NURS 240 Care of the Family with Complex Health Care Needs (Theory) 4 credits
NURS 250 Client Care Management Seminar 1 credit
Second 12 weeks    
NURS 255 Managing Client Care 2 credits
NURS 256 Providing Care for the Family with Mental Health Issues 2 credits
NURS 257 Providing Care for the Family with an Acutely Ill Child 2 credits
NURS 258 Providing Care for the Childbearing Family with Complex Needs 2 credits
16 weeks    
PSY**** Psychology or Sociology 3 credits
or SOC****    
  Total 16 credits
Eligible for AAS Degree    
**** General Education Requirements can be taken whenever scheduling is most convenient and may be completed prior to beginning the nursing program.

NURSING CURRICULUM - HALF TIME OPTION (Texas Township Campus)

LEVEL I - SEMESTER 1    
First 8 weeks    
NURS 110 Introduction to Caring (Theory) 2 credits
NURS 120 Basic Nursing Skills I (Lab) 1 credit
NURS 125 Providing Basic Nursing Care (Clinic) 1 credit
WPE *** Physical Education 2 credits
Second 8 weeks    
NURS 130 Care of the Family (Theory) 3 credits
NURS 140 Basic Nursing Skills II (Lab) 1 credit
NURS 145 Providing Care for the Family (Clinic) 2 credits
16 weeks    
BIO 210 Human Physiology*** 4 credits
  Total 16 credits
*** May be taken prior to beginning the nursing program.
LEVEL I - SEMESTER 2    
First 8 weeks    
NURS 150 Care of the Client with Common Health Care Needs – I (Theory) 2 credits
Second 8 weeks    
NURS 170 Care of the Client with Common Health Care Needs – II (Theory) 2 credits
16 weeks    
NURS 180 Nursing Application to Pharmacology 3 credits
  Total 7 credits
LEVEL I - SEMESTER 3    
First 8 weeks    
NURS 155 Providing Care for the Client with Common Health Care Needs – I (Clinic) 2 credits
NURS 160 Basic Nursing Skills III (Lab) 1 credit
Second 8 weeks    
NURS 175 Providing Care for the Client with Common Health Care Needs – II (Clinic) 3 credits
Eligible for PN certificate    
ENG **** English 111, 112, or COM 113 3 credits
  Total 9 credits
LEVEL II - SEMESTER 4    
First 8 weeks    
NURS 210 Care of the Client with Complex Health Care Needs – I (Theory) 3 credits
Second 8 weeks    
NURS 230 Care of the Client with Complex Health Care Needs -–II (Theory) 3 credits
16 weeks    
PSI**** Political Science 3 credits
  Total 9 credits
LEVEL II - SEMESTER 5    
First 8 weeks    
NURS 220 Advanced Nursing Skills (Lab) 1 credit
NURS 225 Providing Care for the Client with Complex Health Care Needs – I (Clinic) 2 credits
Second 8 weeks    
NURS 235 Providing Care for the Client with Complex Health Care Needs – II (Clinic) 3 credits
  Total 6 credits
LEVEL II - SEMESTER 6    
First 4 weeks    
NURS 240 Care of the Family with Complex Health Care Needs (Theory) 4 credits
NURS 250 Client Care Management Seminar 1 credit
Second 12 weeks    
NURS 255 Managing Client Care 2 credits
NURS 256 Providing Care for the Family with Mental Health Issues 2 credits
NURS 257 Providing Care for the Family with an Acutely Ill Child 2 credits
NURS 258 Providing Care for the Childbearing Family with Complex Needs 2 credits
16 weeks    
PSY**** Psychology or Sociology 3 credits
or SOC****    
  Total 16 credits
Eligible for AAS Degree    
**** General Education Requirements can be taken whenever scheduling is most convenient and may be completed prior to beginning the nursing program.

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