Nursing, Faith, & Perry County, AL
Nursing Program Courses
- Program Rationale
- Course Requirements
- Course Descriptions
- Grading Scale
Nursing Program Rationale
The Alabama Board of Nursing (ABN) requires the nursing curriculum to include the following:
- Content for students to attain knowledge and competence in providing a safe and effective care environment.
- Prevention of Illness
- Maintenance, promotion, and restoration of health
- Psychological integrity of individuals across the life span
- Critical thinking and problem solving skills to assist in recognizing, analyzing, and applying relevant knowledge and skills to nursing care.
- Clinical learning experiences to provide opportunities for students to develop cognitive, psychomotor, and affective skills in the provision of nursing care.
- Nursing foundations, pharmacology, nutrition, and community-based nursing.
- History and trends of nursing, cultural diversity, legal and ethical responsibilities, and nursing practice responsibilities including leadership, management, delegation, and health care delivery systems.
- Theory and clinical learning experiences in the areas of adult, maternal, child, and psychiatric/mental health nursing.
- The governing institution, nursing program administrator, and nursing faculty are accountable for selecting and evaluating teaching methods, delivery modalities, and processes used to achieve expected program outcomes.
- The nursing education program shall work with clinical agencies for the planning, implementation, and evaluation of clinical experiences.
- Clinical learning experiences shall include the development of skills in clinical judgement, management of care for groups of patients, delegation to, and supervision of other health care personnel.
- Nursing faculty shall maintain responsibility and accountability for planning, implementation, and evaluation of all student clinical learning experiences.