Associate of Arts Occupational Major Students interested in Nursing at Bucks need to contact their assigned advisor for advising. The nursing program requires additional fees.
Department Page Nursing The Associate Degree Nursing curriculum provides individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide nursing care to clients and groups of clients throughout the life span in a variety of settings. Courses will include content related to the individual, the healthcare system and nursing.
Pre-Nursing Students are admitted under the Associate in General Education Degree until they have met the admissions requirements for the program.
Faculty members advise students as to the courses they should take before formal admission. All developmental requirements may need to be completed before admission or registration into some courses. Admission The following requirements must be completed for admission: For more specifics on admissions criteria click on this link for the Nursing Admissions Moodle site.
If you have additional questions, contact the department head or the Student Success office. For questions contact the department head or admissions coordinator. Clinical sites will require a criminal records check, drug testing or other requirements before students are allowed to participate at their facility.
Technical Standards Students entering the program must meet specific emotional, behavioral, physical, and cognitive standards. This information is found in the admissions office and in the program handbook.
Students qualifying for special accommodations to these standards must contact the Coordinator for Special Needs and Counseling at for more specific information. The background check and drug screen will determine if a student is eligible to enter the clinical agency. Students are responsible for the cost of the background check and drug screen.
If a clinical site denies a student placement in the facility, the student would be unable to complete the required clinical component of the course. The student will be withdrawn from all NUR courses and will not be allowed to progress in the program. Currently the nursing program uses an online vendor for background checks and drug screening.
Applicants to the nursing program should be aware that if they have plead guilty to or been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor other than minor traffic violationthe NC Board of Nursing may restrict or deny licensure.
The NC Board of Nursing requires criminal history checks for each person applying for licensure to practice in the state of North Carolina.
Transfer Transfer into the Nursing Program will be considered on availability. Students transferring into the Nursing Program must meet the following requirements: All other credits will be considered on an individual basis.
All transfer credit is based on availability of descriptions of such courses previously taken. Applicants are responsible for providing such descriptions upon request.Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
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Nursing Career Basics.
Nurses’ responsibilities vary by specialization or unit, but most share more similarities than differences. Nurses provide and monitor patient care, educate patients and family members about health conditions, provide medications and treatments, give emotional support and advice to patients and their family members, and more.
Nursing Assessment The patient’s history reveals a severe traumatic impact to the head, commonly against a blunt surface such as a car dashboard. Signs and symptoms vary, depending on the location of the contusion and the extent of damage.
NG Tube Placement: How to Check Nasogastric Tube Placement. This video shows how to check NG tube placement. This is an important nursing skill that all registered nurses should learn (video).
Nasogastric tube placement is important to patients for a number of reasons. One reason is that that the tube can release liquid and air contents from the stomach of the patients. The Career s economic development. Each program is aligned to a career cluster and is detailed in curriculum frameworks.
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