BSN Curriculum

Freshman Nursing Courses

UPNS 103 Nutrition for Wellness - 3 credits

This course explores nutrition and the nursing role in primary prevention for individuals and communities throughout the lifespan. Food needs for energy, protein, fat, carbohydrate, vitamins, and minerals are considered in relation to the maintenance of wellness.Nutrition assessments and interventions for healthy and disease states will be considered and activities related to the nursing role will be addressed.

UPNS 113 Human Development and Health Promotion Across the Lifespan - 3 credits

This course prepares students for utilization of theories of human development from conception through death. Emphasis is placed on an individual's psychological, cognitive, psychosocial, and spiritual development within the context of the family, community, and culture. Health promotion and illness prevention practices are discussed relative to each age group throughout the life span.