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Anatomy and Physiology
This course is designed to give the student understanding of the structure and function of the human body. Application of physiological principles will serve as a basis in the nursing care of clients. This course integrates basic microbiology focusing on the cause and prevention of some common infectious diseases.
This course is planned to give the student a basic knowledge of food, its relationship to the promotion and maintenance of health and the nutritional needs of various age groups. Food constituents which meet these needs and influence good nutrition are studied. Also included are agencies concerned with nutrition and an overview of therapeutic diets. Any student requesting special accommodations is asked to see the instructor.
Growth, Development & Behavior
This course is designed to give the student a fundamental introduction to principles which will contribute to her/his understanding of the influence of social and emotional factors on relationships with patients, families and co-workers. The student is helped to recognize and appreciate those factors which affect human behavior such as cultural background, age, environment and illness as well as the influence of her/his own feelings and behavior. Topics of discussion include the influence of heredity and environment on personality development, maturity, physiological and psychological needs, common defense mechanisms and maladaptive behaviors. The course incorporates growth and development across the life span including developmental tasks as proposed by Erickson for each stage of the life cycle.
This course will be offered as a hybrid online (Moodle format) course. Students are required to have computer access and basic Power Point skills.
Scheduling will consist of two hour face to face classes (8AM-10AM) weeks 1, 4, and 8 and one four hour class (8AM-12PM) week 3. All other time will be online.
- Anatomy and Physiology will be offered from 8:00AM-10:00AM.
- Normal Nutrition will be offered from 10:15AM-11:15AM.
Classes will meet four times per week, Mon-Thurs.
- Please note:
Growth, Development and Behavior will be offered on Saturday mornings July 6-August 24 from 8:00AM-12:30PM.
Successful completion of the required hours with a minimum grade of 75% in each subject will allow the student to seamlessly transfer this coursework into our existing curriculum without repetition.
Cost to the student will be determined by the number of course hours required and location of student’s residence. Cost of course will be reimbursed to the student upon successful completion (75% or better) in the form of a voucher, which may be applied to tuition for the 2013 or 2014 Programs only. This reimbursement voucher does not apply to students who have previously been enrolled in the PN Program and are taking the course because they did not successfully complete it, or students who have previously taken the same course in JumpStart.
Students do not have to be accepted into the 2013 class to participate in JumpStart, but preference will be given to those who are. Participation in JumpStart does not guarantee acceptance into a future Full-time or Part-time program. Students who do not successfully pass this course will not be entitled to any course reimbursement. Failure to obtain a 75% or better will not jeopardize a student’s acceptance into the 2013 Program, but coursework must be repeated within the regular curriculum and passed satisfactorily.
How to use financial Aid for JumpStart tuition only:
Effective 2013, students who have been accepted into the incoming class by June 21, 2013, have their Award Letter issued, signed and returned to the Financial Aid office, have registered for one or more JumpStart course(s) and successfully pass the course(s), may have JumpStart payment deferred until the first disbursement of Financial Aid.
In the event that the student does not pass the course(s) or withdraws from the course(s) or PN Program, the student must pay the original tuition for the course(s).
Textbooks are the responsibility of the student. Book lists will be available at June orientation or in the LPN office after May 1.
JumpStart Refund Policy 2013
Refund Policy Per Course:
- Withdrawal Withdrawal occurs after registration but prior to one week before class, tuition will be refunded 100%, less $25.00 for processing.
- Withdrawal occurs one week before class to one week after the first class, tuition will be refunded 75%, less $25.00 processing fee.
- Withdrawal occurs during the second week of class, tuition will be refunded at 50% less $25.00 processing cost.
- After the second week of class there will be no refunds.