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Brockton Hospital School of Nursing
Day Curriculum
Overview

Please note:  All course descriptions include semester hours for lecture, clinical/laboratory and NCLEX sessions. Curriculum plans for both the day and weekend/evening divisions follow and include semester hours of instruction for class, laboratory, clinical and NCLEX sessions. Students in both the day and weekend/evening division must follow the published curriculum plans.

Definition: Clock / Credit hours: Clock hours represent a 50 minute hour and credit hours are driven by a pre-determined ratio of theory hours to clinical / laboratory hours.

Nursing courses may or may not serve as direct credit transfer at other colleges and universities.

Current Day Curriculum Planned Curriculum Commencing Fall 2018
Fall Semester Freshman Year Fall Semester Freshman Year
NU101 Conceptual Basis for Nursing Practice NU110 Foundational Concepts of Nursing Practice
*HE101 Human Anatomy & Physiology I NU115 Student Success Seminar
*MA130 College Mathematics for Nursing Applications *HE101 Human Anatomy & Physiology I
*PS105 Human Development *MA130 College Mathematics with Nursing Applications
  *PS105 Human Development
   
Spring Semester Freshman Year Spring Semester Freshman Year
NU102 Family Health NU120 Care of the Family
*HE102 Human Anatomy & Physiology II NU116 Pharmacology for Nursing 1
*EN101 English I *HE102 Human Anatomy & Physiology II
*PS101 Introduction to Psychology *EN101 English I
   
Summer Semester Freshman Year  
NU105 Care of the Older Adult  
*HE221 Pharmacology  
   
Fall Semester Senior Year Fall Semester Senior Year
NU210 Adult Health I NU210 Adult Health I
*HE213 Microbiology NU117 Pharmacology for Nursing II
*EN102 English II *HE213 Microbiology
  *EN102 English II
   
Spring Semester Senior Year Spring Semester Senior Year
NU220 Adult Health II NU220 Adult Health II
*CM105 Public Speaking NU118 Pharmacology for Nursing III
*PH103 Ethics *CM105 Public Speaking
  *PH103 Ethics
  *SO101 Sociology
   
  Summer Semester Senior Year
  NU250 Transition to Contemporary Nursing Practice
 *Fisher College

Academic Courses: Fisher College

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    HE 101 Human Anatomy and Physiology I

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    HE 102 Human Anatomy and Physiology II

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    HE 213 Microbiology

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    MA 130 College Mathematics with Nursing Applications

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    Current Course Offering – PS 101 Introduction to Psychology

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    PS 105 Human Development

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    EN 101 English I

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    EN 102 English II

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    PH 103 Ethics

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    CM 105 Public Speaking

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    Planned Curriculum Change – SO101 Introduction to Sociology

Academic Courses: Fisher College

    (Elective Courses not applicable towards SH/BHSN Diploma)
     

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    MA 121 Basic Statistics

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    PH123 Intro to World Religions (G)

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    HS303 Substance Abuse

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    SO103 The Family (Open elective for Day or Evening Division)

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    SO 121 Social Justice, Race and Gender Issue in American Society

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    HU210 Culture and Diversity in Healthcare

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    SO300 Gerontology

Brockton Hospital School of Nursing Courses

    Each nursing course has two components, class and clinical, each of which must be successfully completed to pass the course. All course objectives must be met in order to pass a course. Clinical components of nursing courses are evaluated on a pass / fail basis. A passing grade for nursing courses and exams is 77% or C+.
     

    Day Divison

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    Current Course Offering – NU 101 Conceptual Basis for Nursing Practice

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    Current Course Offering – NU 102 Family Health

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    Planned Curriculum Change: NU110 Foundational Concepts of Nursing Practice

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    Planned Curriculum Change: NU115 Student Success Seminar

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    Planned Curriculum Change: NU120 Care of the Family

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    Planned Curriculum Change: NU116 Pharmacology for Nursing I 

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    Planned Curriculum Change:  NU117 Pharmacology for Nursing II

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    Planned Curriculum Change:  NU118 Pharmacology for Nursing III

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    Current Course Offering – NU 105 Care of the Older Adult

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    NU 210 Adult Health I

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    NU 220 Adult Health II

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    Planned Curriculum Change:  NU250 Transition to Contemporary Nursing Practice 

Fall and Spring Semesters are 15 weeks, with 1 week finals and class/clinical make-up and the Summer Sessions are 6 weeks, with 1 week finals and class/clinical make-up.