The courses NURS 211, 212, 221, 222, 225, 231, 232, 235, 241, 242, 245, 620, 815,
816, 817, 818, and 819 are open only to those students accepted in the Associate Degree
Nursing Program (see Index: Nursing, A. S. Degree for admission requirements). A grade
of C or higher is necessary for progression in the sequence. Upon graduation, the
candidate receives an Associate in Science degree and is eligible to take the National
Council Licensing Exam (NCLEX).
Minimum Grade for Prerequisites
Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite
This semester course provides entry-level knowledge required to work as a novice practitioner
in perioperative nursing. Course focuses on the theoretical framework of perioperative
nursing and is intended to be taken in conjunction with NURS 265, the clinical preceptorship.
Lab practice is included. Extra supplies may be needed. (Spring only)
Letter Grade Only
Lecture hours/semester: 112-126
Homework hours/semester: 224-252
Prerequisites: Current RN license or acceptance into the course by the Nursing Department.
Recommended: One year of recent experience in nursing.