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Summary of Courses for Study for RN-BSN BRIDGE Program

NAH 7107 Adult Health Nursing (Pathology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Geriatric  Nursing)  (2-1-1=4)

Prerequisites: Foundation in Nursing and Medical Surgical in Diploma in Nursing Program

This course is designed to provide the registered nurse student, the opportunity to apply baccalaureate nursing strategies and the nursing process while assisting clients and families in maintaining and/or regaining an optimal level of wellness. Emphasis is given to the role of the nurse as a care provider, teacher, collaborator, and problem solver in client’s care across the life span. It will include adults/geriatrics medical-surgical component.

NPM 7106: Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing   (2-1-1=4)

Prerequisites: Psychiatric Nursing course in Diploma in Nursing Program

Designed to provide the registered nurse student the opportunity to apply baccalaureate nursing strategies and the nursing process while assisting clients and families in maintaining and/or regaining an optimal level of wellness. Emphasis is given to the role of the nurse as a care provider, teacher, collaborator, and problem solver in client’s care across the life span. It will include Psychiatric-mental health components.

NOG 7106: Obstetrical & Gynaecological Nursing   (2-0-1=3)

Prerequisites: Maternity Nursing course in Diploma in Nursing Program

This course is designed to develop knowledge, skills in management of clients with common diseases of female reproductive systems and obstetric conditions. It will help the students to apply theoretical knowledge and research based competencies while caring for women with gynaecological and obstetrical problems.

NPN 7105:  Paediatric Nursing   (1-1-1=3)

Prerequisites: Paediatric Nursing course in Diploma in Nursing Program

This course is designed to provide the registered nurse student the opportunity to apply baccalaureate nursing strategies and the nursing process while assisting child clients and their families in maintaining and/or regaining an optimal level of wellness.  Emphasis is given to the role of the child health nurse as a care provider, teacher, collaborator, and problem solver to the child client and their family.

ARB 101: Health Sciences Communication in Arabic    (2-0-0=2)

Prerequisites: None

This course aims at teaching communication skills in Arabic language. The course focuses on the skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening. The broad goal of this course is to enable the students to have better understanding of Arabic language to communicate with patients and hospital staff in their profession.

NAH 7107: Adult Health Nursing (Pathology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Geriatric   Nursing)     Continued  (2-0-1=3)

Prerequisites: Semester – I course

This course is a Continuation of Sem I

NPM 7106: Psychiatric Mental Health  Nursing - Continued  (1-0-1=2)

Prerequisites: Semester – I course

This course is a Continuation of Sem I

NOG 7106:  Obstetrical &  Gynaecological Nursing - Continued  (2-0-1=3)

Prerequisites: Semester – I course

This course is a Continuation of Sem I

NPN 7105:   Paediatric Nursing     (Contd.)  (1-0-1=2)

Prerequisites: Semester – I course

This course is a Continuation of Sem I

ICM 101: Islamic Culture and Medicine  (3-0-0=3)

Prerequisites: None

This course is designed to develop a better understanding of Islamic belief and its application in life besides focusing on current modern medical and science issues in Islam. The broad goal of this course is to enable the students to have better understanding of Islamic medical issues and appreciation of Islam as a way of life, its impact in the field of medicine, the contribution of Islam to medical in general, and to sciences in particular.

NET 102:   Nursing Ethics   (2-0-0=2)

Prerequisites: Semester I courses

This course explores the fundamental principles of nursing ethics and encourages reflection on and discussion about personal and professional values within nursing practice contexts. Students will analyze some of the most common and difficult ethical dilemmas faced by nurses. These dilemmas will be analyzed with consideration to ethical reasoning and decision-making.

NNE 7205: Nursing Education  (2-1-0= 3)

Prerequisites: Year 1 Sem I & II courses

This course includes the philosophy and objectives of nursing education, concepts and principles of curriculum development, evaluation and guidance and counseling including methods of teaching.

NLM 7205:  Nursing Leadership and Management   (2-0-1=3)

Prerequisites: Year 1 Sem I & II courses

This course explores the organizational strategies, leadership theories and societal trends with implications for decision-making in health care. Introduction to management skills needed by professional nurses with clinical application in diverse settings is also provided.

NCH 7207: Community Health Nursing    (2-1-2=5)

Prerequisites: Year 1 Semester I & II courses

Community health nursing (including sociology) course focuses on health of population in the social environment. It includes health care policies, strategies of health promotion, epidemiological concepts and sociological theories. Professional, legal/ ethical, economical, cultural, environmental and issues related to power and communication along with organizational change relevant to community health nursing will be examined.

NRS 7205: Nursing Research Methodology & Statistics    (2-0-0=2)

Prerequisites: Year 1 Sem I & II courses

This course is designed to assist the students to acquire an understanding of the research methodology and statistics and its application to nursing.   It will further enable the students to critique research studies and recognize the value of utilizing evidence based nursing practice to improve quality of care.

ES 101:  Emirates Society   (3-0-0=3)

Prerequisites: Year 1, Semester I & II courses

This course is designed to consolidate national belonging and identity to appreciate national achievements of the United Arab Emirates. The course focuses on producing students to the main social features of Emirati community and its core values and heritage, as well as the history and geography of the country

NNE 7205:  Nursing Education (Cont.)  (1-1-0=1)

Prerequisites: Year 2 Sem I course

This course is a Continuation of Sem I

NLM 7205:   Nursing Leadership and Management (Contd.) (1-0-1=2)

Prerequisites: Year 2 Sem I course

This course is a Continuation of Sem I

NCH 7207: Community Health Nursing (Contd.) (1-0-1=2)

Prerequisites: Year 2 Sem I course

This course is a Continuation of Sem I

NRS 7204: Nursing Research Methodology & Statistics (Contd.)  (1-1-0=2)

Prerequisites: Year 2 Sem I course

This course is a Continuation of Sem I and includes group research project activity.

 

NPT 7202:   Professional Issues and Trends in Nursing (2-0-0=2)

Prerequisites: Year 2 Sem I course

This course is a Continuation of Sem I 

HIT 101 Health Informatics Technology  (2-1-0=3)

Prerequisites: None

The goal of this course is to teach basic computer skills necessary in an academic environment including, use of the internet and other computer programs for research and data analysis.