Sep 16, 2019  
2019-2020 Online Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Online Catalog

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



 

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 Muhlenberg Harold B. and Dorothy A. Snyder Schools, Park Avenue and Randolph Road, Plainfield, N.J., 07061, visit the school’s website http://www.muhlenbergschools.org, email jfkmuhlenbergadmissions@hackensackmeridian.org, or call 908-668-2401.

Upon successful competion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate accountability, responsibility, and integrity for the delivery of safe nursing care within legal, ethical, and regulatory framework in nursing practice;
  • Provide safe nursing care utilizing evidence-based practice and the nursing process to minimize risk or harm to a diverse population across the lifespan;
  • Provide education to individuals and families related to promotion, maintenance, restoration of health, and caring throughout the lifespan;
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary healthcare team members to facilitate optimal patient outcomes by incorporating quality initiatives in all settings;
  • Demonstrate effective communication with patients, families, peers, and members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team to promote optimal patient outcomes in a variety of healthcare settings;
  • Demonstrate sound clinical judgment and reasoning in the delivery of patient centered care for a diverse patient population;
  • Utilize information technology to communicate, incorporate evidence-based practice, minimize errors, gather data, and support decisions for safe patient care.

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

**  Upon passing NURM 120 , 16 transfer credits will be awarded to satisfy the following courses:

Milestone Courses


The milestones (in bold) identify critical courses for timely progress and the semester in which the course should be completed for on-time graduation.  Milestone course grades < 2.0 should be discussed with an advisor.

Career and Transfer Information