Human Anatomy and Physiology I Nurs 1305

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					Human Anatomy and Physiology I               Nurs 1305
The Anatomy and Physiology (Part I) course is 16 weeks long with 3 hours each week
and is an introduction to the study of the structure and function of the human body.
This part 1 of the anatomy and physiology course introduces the student to the
concepts of anatomy and physiology as subjects in the nursing curriculum and begins
with an explanation of how the body is structurally organized from the
chemical/cellular level through the tissue, organ and system levels and finally to the
organism level.
A description of the various cell and tissue types follows and then the student is
introduced to the individual body systems.
Anatomy and physiology I includes the following systems: skin and body membranes,
the skeletal system, the muscular system, the nervous system and special senses, and
endocrine stystem.

Human Anatomy and Physiology II              Nurs 2305
The Anatomy and Physiology (Part II) course is 16 weeks long with 3 hours each
week is a continuation of the part I of the course. It includes studies of the
cardiovascular system, the lymphatic system the respiratory system, the digestive
system, the urinary system and the male and female reproductive system.

Microbiology                                NURS 1303
The course is designed to provide nursing students with an essential information on
microbiology science, including general knowledge about bacteria, Viruses, protozoa,
fungi and parasites with its effects on human health and methods of prophylaxis and
treatment against them.

Introduction to Computer                  (CSCI 1301)
This course is an introduction to computer science. The course concentrates on the
understanding of how the computer works. Topics studied in the course will include:
the basic of information technology, Hardware & Software components, Computer
Networks, Computer Ethics, Number Systems, Boolean Algebra, flowcharts and
Logic Gates. Students will be trained on the recent versions of basic computer
software that make them ready in pass the International Computer Driving License

Biochemistry                                 NURS 1310
This course dealing with the chemical and molecular basis of life itself with some
applications in nursing and health practice. Consequently it is designed to introduce
quick review about some important organic compounds (Hydrcarbones, Alcohols,
Aldehydes, Ketones, organic acids), detail studies about the cell constituents
(carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, nucleic Acids, …….. etc.) and methods of energy
extraction and consumption.

Biochemistry                                 NURS 1310
This course dealing with the chemical and molecular basis of life itself with some
applications in nursing and health practice. Consequently it is designed to introduce
quick review about some important organic compounds (Hydrcarbones, Alcohols,
Aldehydes, Ketones, organic acids), detail studies about the cell constituents
(carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, nucleic Acids, …….. etc.) and methods of energy
extraction and consumption.

Psychology for nursing                        NURS 1325
Introduction to psychology is an introductory course offered to nursing students. It
deals with the basic psychological concepts, theories and the normal psychological
functions of every day behavior. It also deals with reasons why people behave in the
way they do, the meaning of that is that you have to predict the behavior of people
around us and how to control it.
The course aim at installing a realistic understanding of the students to develop
insight to the nature of the psychological processes and to suggest how psychological
knowledge and procedures can be applied in the solution of personal and social
The course contains discussion of the major topics, which are of great importance to
nursing such as:
 -1 Stress and adaptation defense mechanisms, child development, and learning
 -2 Sleep and dreaming, motivation, etc.

Biostatistics                                 NURS 3324
This course include detail studies about selecting samples, organization and
displaying data, summarizing data, the Normal distribution, sampling distribution of
means, estimation of population means, tests of significance, The chi-sequare test,
correlation and regression, and analysis of variance.

Human Growth and Development                  NURS 3215
Human growth and development course is designed to provide a basic knowledge of
the nursing care of individual from conception through death.
This course examines the physiological, psychological and cognitive aspects of
human growth and development throughout the life span, with special reference to
application of the need for individualized health care.
Although the emphasis is on normal growth and development, the course includes
sections on anticipatory guidance of health and development problems common to
that phase of the life span.

English for Nurses                            Nurs 1307
This is course designed for the first year students of nursing. It helps to use English
properly in the field of nursing.
Covering a wide variety of medical English, this course also addresses a huge number
of medical terms concentrating on their origin, construction (i.e. suffix, root, prefix),
meaning and use. Moreover, it gives some basic guidelines of medical writing from
which nursing students can get benefit in their career. Of course, Grammar is essential
part of this course.

Pharmacology For Nurses                     Nurs 2309
       The course aims to provide the nursing students the essentials of pharmacology,
with the emphasis on the application of the nursing process, drug actions, uses, routs
of administration, dosages, adverse reactions, contraindications, nursing implications,
and patient and family teaching about specific drugs information. Antidotes of some
commonly known risky drugs and drug reactions are going to be tackled during the
course period.

Nutrition                                    NURS 1206
This course is designed to provide the students with essential knowledge of different
concept of basic nutrition with some applications in the life in order to maintain
health and prevent disease. Consequently it contains detail studies about the nutrients,
energy and energy balance, some nutritional diseases and methods of treatment by

Pathophysiology                              NURS 2301
The course is designed to provide nursing students with an essential idea of pathology
and basic information about abnormal physiology under the effect of disease.
Also the students must know a good idea about certain diseases and their effects on
the function of body organs and systems like cancer and diabetes mellitus circularat-
ory disozders are principles that every students must teach their pathophysiology.

"Nursing Ethics"                              NURS 2136
         "Nursing Ethics" is a course given to second year nursing students at the
beginning of their clinical work at the hospital where they possibly face for the first
time a great deal of ethical problems arising from their work with the patients and the
health care team .
The purpose of the course is to present a content which is fundamental to the practice
of nursing and to promote professional attitudes toward nursing.
The course deals with the basic issues facing nurses today such as what it means to be
a nurse, what the obligations are, to whom nurses owe their loyalities. The course is
also designed to present nurses with the basic facts of law in a concise and
nontechnical manner. It is intended to acquaint nurses with their rights and duties and
some of the legal and ethical principles encountered in nursing . The course presents
information which will enable the student to recognize legal and ethical problems and
identify the steps needed to solve them .
There is a growing professional and public interest in the ethics of nursing care. and
the moral dilemmas with which nurses are often faced . The task of the courses is to
resolve ethical problems associated with the practice of nursing and to help student to
develop and validate his/her own ethical system .
Finally nursing today is far removed from nursing of the past which was primarily
concerned with the physical care of the sick and disabled.
Nursing was task and illness oriented .Its chief concern was doing something to and
for the patient but ralely to the one who is not ill and the patients families . Nowadays
the goals of Nursing have been modfily to involve the family of the patient and the
whole community traing to inprove the statnderds of health care.

Fundamental of nursing "A'                      NURS 1315
This course is designed to provide the students with the fundamental concepts of
nursing . It introduces the students to the components and activities associated with
the nursing process as it is the core of other nursing programs .
    The content is presented according to the functional health patterns and NANDA
approved nursing diagnoses in order to prepare students to begin functioning as a
health team member . Nursing procedures are taught in skill lab first to assist the
students to master the basic nursing skills required to carry out fundamental nursing
activities .

Fundamental of nursing "B'                     NURS 2315
    This course is designed to prepare the students to work in the clinical area by
orienting them to the basic nursing skills: wound care, sterilization, isolation and
infection control, nursing responsibility toward basic diagnostic tests, medication
administration, assessment and management of body fluid, gastrointestinal intubation,
care for elimination process, care for bedridden patients, cardiopulmonary
resuscitation and finally nursing care for terminally ill and dying patients.

Fundamental of nursing (Practice)            NURS 2308
This course is aimed to application of skills that had been taught in nursing A&B,
through Practice in the skills lab and direct contact with Patients in the real clinical

 Maternity nursing                          NURS 4326
 Maternity nursing is a comprehensive interesting course that is designed to provide
 the student with broad base of knowledge to develop skills and attitudes toward the
 child-bearing process needed to promote maternal health. This course is based on
 previous student study of anatomy, physiology, nutrition, pharmacology and
 psychosocial sciences.
    Maternity nursing focuses on helping families meet health needs associated with
 childbearing experience which is -:
1. Avoiding or achieving pregnancy.
2. Maintaining, monitoring or interrupting pregnancy.
3. The normal anatomic, physiologic and psycholoigic adaptation to pregnancy and
     child bearing.
4. Preexisting and coexisting medical disorders .
5. Pregnancy related health problems .

Clinical Maternity Nursing                   Nurs 4327
Maternity clinical nursing is comprehensive souse prepare the student to be effective
in practice and skills clinically to ward pregnant mother a fetus and family . This
course base on theoritxed pait which need to be studied of the same time.

Psychiatric Nursing: (theory)               NURS 4328
This course aims to identify the psychiatric disorders that occur in childhood and
adulthood, the symptoms and factors lead to these disorders. Also, if discusses the
theories that explain the occurrence of these disorders. If discusses the therapeutic
plan especially the nursing measures needed for treatment of clients that includes the
ethics principles of communication. In general this course studies the negative issues
of psychological aspects and how to modify and improve them.

Psychiatric Nursing: (Practice)         NURS 4329
This aims to practice and implement what have been studied in psychiatric nursing
(theory), follows the care of psychiatric cases, implementing the treatment, case
study, mental state examination. Also, assess and implement the therapeutic plan
including nursing diagnosis, nursing measures in treating these clients, and giving

Trends and Issues in Nursing Profession Nurs 4223
This course is designed to assist the nursing students to understand what the nursing
profession stands for, its development, heritage, and history. To know how nursing
relates to society as a whole, the educational preparation needed for their roles in the
health care delivery system. To discover what image does the Palestinian public hold
of nursing and nurses and how to change this image. To provide them with knowledge
of opportunities available in nursing, and to demonstrate skills in writing cover letter,
resume, and resignation letter as well as in the interview for a position. To be aware of
the hospital environment, anticipating conflict that may occur, and to use it as a
positive force in the reorganizing and developing nursing practice.

Instructional design process                 Nurs 3310
It is the belief of the faculty of nursing that the baccalaureate prepared nurse is
expected to assume educator role, this course is an important building block in the
process of nursing education . The focus of this course is on instructional skills and
the application of theories of learning and instruction into practice and teaching of
nursing within a classroom and hospital setting . This course will help the student to
start building their own course and plan with sufficient focus on analyzing and
evaluating the components of instructional design under the supervision of the
instructor, the student will be able to prepare and design a unit of instruction for a
selected group of students . Also the student will formulate appropriate teaching aids
for his/her instructional blueprint .

Adult Nursing A,B,C                    NURS 2321 , NURS 3315 , NURS 3320
This course will provide the student with the knowledge base to assess a client's
ability to function independently, intervene to maximize function, and to help the
client to identify coping and patterns of attaining realistic outcomes for clients with
complex health deviations. The nursing process itself is viewed as the framework to
guide the students to think critically when interacting with clients in need of
assistance to maintain or improve their level of health. The student will be provided
with a method for learning how to apply nursing theory. Clinical experiences will be
provided in a variety of settings that provide opportunities for the student to initiate
specific nursing skills and interventions for health promotion, risk reduction, disease
prevention and illness and disease management of the critically ill client.

Adult Nursing (Clinical)               NURS 2322 , NURS 3316 , NURS 3321
As a complement to the adult nursing theory course (NURS C 3320), the clinical
course of the adult nursing focuses on the clinical application of the theoretical
component of selected nursing topics and health alterations. The health problems
discussed in this course are explicated in light of the contemporary modalities and
techniques available in different health care settings. In the clinical setting the
instructor stresses on areas which fosters professional behavior in practicing students.

Community and Family Health Nursing (theory) Nurs 4331
This course prepares the student to provide primary, secondary and tertiary care for
persons, families, groups and communities. It provides the student with opportunities
to apply the nursing process for the promotion of health of families, groups, and
communities of varying cultural and socioeconomic dimensions . Utilization of the
interdependent and collaborative relationships among health care providers develop

critical thinking and communication skills learning takes place in a variety of practic
settings including homes, schools , clinics, work places, and community centers

Family and Community Health Nursing: (Practice)             NURS 4332
It aims to implement what have been studied theoretically including training in clinics
home visits, institution visits, school health, rehabilitation societies for disabled
persons (physically and mentally), applying the steps of nursing process in
community settings, reporting, lecturing, increasing awareness for different groups of

Pediatric Nursing                              NURS 3325
The course philosophy and purpose is the promotion of optimum health and
development for infants and children at any stage of wellness or illness. It is a
comprehensive course that is desigened to give the student the basic and accurate
information that is essential to the delivery of safe, comprehensive and holistic
nursing care to the healthy and sick children and their families.
       This course gives emphasis to the role of the family as the most vital influence
upon health of the children "family centered care" .

Clinical Pediatric Nursing                      NURS 3326
The purpose of clinicd pediafric nursing is prepaing the student to be effective in
promoting and prevention of certain physical emotional disordes for irfant and
children with their family . the course aim to give the student the basic practical skills
which are essential to the delivery of safe, comprehensive and holistic nursing care to
children and their family in different health setling.

Operating Room Nursing                         NURS 3217
This course focuses on the nursing care of patients in the operating room stressing on
the holistic approach for caring . The course also designed to give the studnt a
sufficient knowledge related to operative routines , Anesthesia procedures , and
intraoperative nursing care of the surgical patient .
The development of skills in the areas of sterile technique , scrubbing and circulating
are emphasized . Use of the Nursing Process to assist the patient through this course is
inhereted .

Physical Assessment                          NURS 2214
The course is designed to provide nursing students of second year the theory and
skills necessary to collect a comprehensive health history and to perform a complete
body physical assessment . These skills will be mastered in the laboratory belonging
to the faculty which is well established. The course will go through different
assessment techniques like inspection, palpation, percussion and auscultation.
Every system of the human body must be assessed theoritically and practically. The
course includes a brief review of relevant anatomy and physiology which is improtant
for good understanding of this course.

Nursing Research                               NURS 4335
This course introduces the student to the research process in nursing . Content will
focus on problem identification , research design and sampling , data collection and
analysis , and interpretation of findings . Special attention will be given to develop the

ability to critisize research studies in nursing and to the selection of a researchable
problem and the development of a plan .

Management and Leadership in Nursing NURS 4333
It is the belief of the faculty of nursing that the baccalaureat prepared nurse is
expected to assume a leadership role in the maintenance and improvement of the
health care services . Consequently, this course provides an overview of the concepts
and principles of administration and leadership essential to the management of
nursing care rendered to clients . It seeks to promote students growth as future nurse
leaders able to affect quality of patient care, direct and evaluate nursing staff, and
introduce change where necessary to ensure better quality care . Throughout the
course students will have the opportunity to implement the various management
theories in selected hospitals.

Management and Leadership in Nrsing (Clinical): NURS 4334
This course is aimed to integrate administrative theory with clinical nursing. Upon
satisfactory completion of this course the student will be able to distinguish the
differing roles of various nurse administrators, competently perform routine nursing
tasks expected of staff nurses, obsere and accurately identify leadership styles in
selected nurse administratiors, complete a one month staffing schedule (plan) for a
theoretical unit when given pertinent data, and understand the organizational structure
of the hospital and ward where assigned and objectives draw it perfectly.

This summer training course
Aimed at providing the students in the fields level the practial and professional skills
in specialized such as newborn nursing, intensive care units, cardiac can unit and
emergency departments.

This intensive training course (internship) aimed at providing the student all of
nursing skills which have been taught during the prosgram.
The students are distributed in the different departments in the hospital with
coordination with mol. By the completion of this course, the student is qualified to
work as registered nurse in any health institution.