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2017-2018 Online Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Online Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing, JFK Medical Center Muhlenberg Harold B. & Dorothy A. Snyder Schools, A.S.


School of Nursing (JFK Muhlenberg)


Program Description


Students interested in receiving additional information about, or an application to the program should contact the Director of Admission and Recruitment Services, JFK Medical Center Muhlenberg Harold B. and Dorothy A. Snyder Schools, Park Avenue and Randolph Road, Plainfield, N.J., 07061, or visit the school’s website www.jfkmuhlenbergschools.org

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will 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 concepts from 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.

After Union County College


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

Recommended Sequence - Day and Evening Divisions


Generic Track


Semester Total: 15

Spring Semester


Semester Total: 15

Fall Semester


Semester Total: 15

Spring Semester


Semester Total: 15

Fall Semester


Semester Total: 15

Nursing Credits: 38


General Education Credits: 37


Total Program Credits: 75


Accelerated Track


Courses at Union County College (if necessary)

Semester Total: 38

Spring Semester


Semester Total: 13

Summer Semester


Semester Total: 11

Fall Semester


Semester Total: 13

Nursing Credits: 38


General Education Credits: 37


Total Program Credits: 75


* These sciences must have been taken within the last five years to be transferable.
** The CHE 113 /CHE 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 necessary)

Total Credits: 31

Summer Semester


Semester Total: 4

Fall Semester


Semester Total: 12

Spring Semester


Semester Total: 12

Nursing Credits: 38


General Education Credits: 37


Total Program Credits: 75


* Transfer limits: BIO sciences must 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: