This course is for pre-nursing or nursing majors to develop strategies for strengthening study skills and to identify positive coping mechanisms to balance personal and academic stressors. The course is required for students who do not meet certain criteria. Credit hour does not count toward graduation. 111. Nursing Fundamentals (ADN) 6 Hours This course emphasizes basic nursing concepts and incorporates the development of conceptual skills needed for therapeutic nursing interventions for culturally diverse individuals. Focus is placed on providing a solid foundation of technical and interpersonal skills. The nursing process is introduced including application to nursing care using clinical and laboratory settings. This course has three hours of class and nine hours of clinical each week. Concurrent or Prerequisite: BIOL 214. 112. Nursing I (ADN) 7 Hours This course focuses on the care of culturally diverse individuals with emphasis on stressors that may interrupt the physiological and psychosocial integrity of individuals. Concentration is placed on use of the nursing process in the care of individuals in acute medical-surgical and psychiatric/mental health settings. This course has three hours of class and 12 hours of clinical each week. Prerequisites: NUR 111, BIOL 214, PSYC 182. Concurrent or Prerequisite: CHEM 150, BIOL 215. 114. Transition to ADN Nursing (ADN) 6 Hours This course provides for the transition of the LPN to the ADN program. An overview of the nursing process and care of culturally diverse individuals is given. There is concentration on care of individuals with selected medical-surgical illnesses as well as clinical experience in psychiatric/mental health settings. The course has a total of 60 hours of classroom and 90 hours of clinical in 10 weeks. Prerequisite:and 215, PSYC 182, ENGL 101, CHEM 150, PSYC 288. NLN Challenge Exam I passed at 50 percentile or higher. Permission of instructor.