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Nursing Muhlenberg

 
MUHLENBERG 
Harold B. & Dorothy A. Snyder Schools 

Students interested in receiving additional information about, or an application to the program should contact the Director of Admission and Recruitment Services, Muhlenberg Harold B. and Dorothy A. Snyder Schools, Park Avenue and Randolph Road, Plainfield, N.J., 07061.
 
The specific objectives of this program are that the graduate must be able to :
 
  • Function as a graduate professional nurse within structured health settings.
  • Provide competent nursing care to clients with commonly occurring health deviations through application of nursing theory, evidence based practice and conceptsfrom the behavioral and natural sciences, the humanities, ethical principles and legal standards.
  • Utilize opportunities for continuing personal and professional development.
  • Accept accountability/responsibility for professional practice as a nurse.
  • Teach clients self care practices related to the promotion, maintenance and restoration of health.
  • Cooperate with health team members to facilitate optimal health of clients in primary, secondary and tertiary settings.
  • Select appropriate communication, coordination and collaborative skills when interacting with individuals and groups.
  • Apply critical thinking to nursing care situations.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of evidence based practice as a research participant. 
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Curriculum

Generic Track

First Semester

BIO 105 - Anatomy & Physiology I*
CHE 105 - Chemistry-Health Sciences**
ENG 101 - English Composition I
NURM 100 - Mathematics for Pharmacology
NURM 119 - Intro to Nursing Concepts

Second Semester

BIO 106 - Anatomy & Physiology II*
PSY 101 - General Psychology
NURM 121 - Nursing I

Third Semester

BIO 108 - Microbiology*
PSY 205 - Child Psychology
NURM 122 - Nursing II

Fourth Semester

SOC 101 - Principles of Sociology
ENG 102 - English Composition II
NURM 221 - Nursing III

Fifth Semester

NURM 222 - Nursing IV
Humanities Gen Ed Requirement (2)

Accelerated Track

Courses at UNION County College (if neccessary)

First Semester

BIO 105 - Anatomy & Physiology I*
BIO 106 - Anatomy & Physiology II*
BIO 108 - Microbiology*
CHE 105 - Chemistry-Health Sciences**
ENG 101 - English Composition I
ENG 102 - English Composition II
PSY 101 - General Psychology
PSY 205 - Child Psychology
SOC 101 - Principles of Sociology
NURM 100 - Mathematics for Pharmacology
Humanities Gen Ed Requirement (2)

Spring Semester

NURM 141 - Accelerated Nursing

Summer Semester

NURM 241 - Accelerated Nursing Summer***

Spring Semester

NURM 242 - Accelerated Nursing

* These sciences must have been taken within the last five years to be transferable.

** The CHE 113/114 sequence is recommended for students considering BSN/MSN study.

*** Taught in a 12-week summer semester.

LPN to RN Track

Courses at UNION County College (if neccessary)

Prerequisites

BIO 105 - Anatomy & Physiology I*
BIO 106 - Anatomy & Physiology II*
BIO 108 - Microbiology*
CHE 105 - Chemistry-Health Sciences**
ENG 101 - English Comp I
ENG 102 - English Comp II
PSY 101 - General Psychology
PSY 205 - Child Psychology
SOC 101 - Principles of Sociology

Summer Semester

NURM 120 - LPN Transition Course**

Fall Semester

NURM 221 - Nursing III
Humanities Gen Ed Requirement

Spring Semester

NURM 222 - Nursing IV
Humanities Gen Ed Requirement


Muhlenberg has an articulation with Union County College’s LPN Program. Therefore, Union County College’s LPNs who graduated after September, 1997, may complete the nursing portion of the RN program with a three (3) week Transition course plus two (2) semesters.

* Transfer limits: BIO sciences have been taken within the last five years/CHE sciences must have been taken within the last ten years 
** These 4 credits are held in escrow and upon passing NURM 120, advanced standing is awarded for NURM 121 - 8 credits/NURM 122 - 8 credits.


 

 

Career Options

Graduates of these programs can either work in the Nursing/Health professions or continue their educational pursuits.

Program Information

Type of Program: Associate in Science Degree

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