2018-2019 Catalog

Nursing A.S.N. Program, Associate of Science

Student Learning Outcomes

The Associate Degree Program encompasses the four competencies expected of students: critical thinking, communication, culturally congruent care, and citizenship.

Upon completion of the ASN program, graduates will be able to:

  • Critical thinking- Utilize critical thinking and evidence-based interventions to coordinate holistic care.
  • Communication- Utilize effective written and verbal communication and information technology to collaborate with health care members, patients and their families.
  • Culturally Congruent Care- Provide culturally congruent care to reduce health disparities.
  • Citizenship- Demonstrate citizenship, integrity, self-reflection, and life long learning in nursing practice.

All nursing program information can be accessed through the Nursing Department (406-275-4922), email: nursingadmissions@skc.edu, and the website (nursing.skc.edu).

A.S.N. Degree Requirements

Fall (Level I Nursing)

NSGD203Introduction to Nursing

1

NSGD211Health Assessment

3

NSGD317Pathophysiology I

3

ELECTIVENative American Studies General Education Open

3

SPCH100Basic Communications

3

Total Credit Hours:13

Winter (Level I Nursing)

ELECTIVEHumanities Intro General Education from List

3

NSGD221Foundations of Nursing

4

NSGD262Pharmacology I

4

NSGD337Pathophysiology II

2

Total Credit Hours:13

Spring (Level I Nursing)

NSGD231Medical/Surgical Nursing I

4

NSGD324Pediatrics Nursing

3

NSGD325Maternal/Child Nursing

3

NSGD372Pharmacology II

3

Total Credit Hours:13

Fall (Level II Nursing)

NSDG234Mental Health Nursing

3

NSGD241Medical/Surgical Nursing II

6

ELECTIVEFine Arts Humanities General Education from List

3

Total Credit Hours:12

Winter (Level II Nursing)

NASD101History of Indians in the United States

3

NSGD252Medical-Surgical Nursing III

7

NSGD354Mental Health Nursing II

2

Total Credit Hours:12

Spring (Level II Nursing)

NSGD267NCLEX Preparation

3

NSGD353Gerontology

3

NSGD363Management of Care

6

Total Credit Hours:12

Associate of Science in Nursing Degree

Total General Education and Prerequisite Credits: 44

Total Nursing Credits: 60

Total Degree Credits: 104

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