PreSpecialty Entry

Class Schedule & Textbooks

Fall 2018

August 17: First day of class, 8am - 4pm (NURS 5101)

Week 1 (Begins August 20)

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

NURS 5115
8am-12pm
All students

NURS 5103
1pm-3pm
All Students

NURS 5115
8am-12pm
All students

NURS 5106
1pm-3pm
All Students

NURS 5115  Lab 

8am-4pm

OR

NURS 5115 – Clinical
Variable times
(4-10 hours)

OR

OFF DAY

NURS 5115 – Lab
8am-4pm

OR

NURS 5115 – Clinical
Variable times
(4-10 hours)

OR

OFF DAY

NURS 5115 – Lab
8am-4pm

OR

NURS 5115 – Clinical
Variable times
(4-10 hours)

OR

OFF DAY

Week 2

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
NURS 5115
8am-12pm
All students

 

NURS 5103
1pm-3pm
All Students

NURS 5115
8am-12pm
All students

 

NURS 5106
1pm-3pm
All Students

NURS 5115 –  Lab
8am-4pm

OR

NURS 5115 – Clinical
Variable times
(4-10 hours)

OR

NURS 5105
8am-12pm

NURS 5115 –  Lab
8am-4pm

OR

NURS 5115 – Clinical
Variable times
(4-10 hours)

OR

NURS 5105
8am-12pm

NURS 5115 –  Lab
8am-4pm

OR

NURS 5115 – Clinical
Variable times
(4-10 hours)

OR

NURS 5105
8am-12pm

Week 3-5 - No class Labor Day (Mon Sept 3)

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
NURS 5115
8am-12pm
All students

 

NURS 5103
1pm-3pm
All Students

NURS 5115
8am-12pm
All students

 

NURS 5106
1pm-3pm
All Students

NURS 5115 –  Lab
8am-4pm

OR

NURS 5115 – Clinical
Variable times
(4-10 hours)

OR

OFF DAY

NURS 5115 –  Lab
8am-4pm

OR

NURS 5115 – Clinical
Variable times
(4-10 hours)

OR

OFF DAY

NURS 5115 –  Lab
8am-4pm

OR

NURS 5115 – Clinical
Variable times
(4-10 hours)

OR

OFF DAY

Week 6

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
NURS 5115
8am-12pm
All students

 

NURS 5103
1pm-3pm
All Students

NURS 5115
8am-12pm
All students

 

NURS 5106
1pm-3pm
All Students

NURS 5115 –  Lab
8am-4pm

OR

NURS 5115 – Clinical
Variable times
(4-10 hours)

OR

NURS 5115
8am-11am

NURS 5115 –  Lab
8am-4pm

OR

NURS 5115 – Clinical
Variable times
(4-10 hours)

OR

NURS 5115
8am-11am

NURS 5115 –  Lab
8am-4pm

OR

NURS 5115 – Clinical
Variable times
(4-10 hours)

OR

NURS 5115
8am-11am

Week 7

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
NURS 5115
8am-12pm
All students

 

NURS 5103
1pm-3pm
All Students

NURS 5106
3pm-5pm
All Students

NURS 5105
8am-4pm
All students

12pm-1pm
Lunch

NURS 5115 –  Lab
8am-4pm

OR

NURS 5115 – Clinical
Variable times

OR

OFF DAY

NURS 5115 –  Lab
8am-4pm

OR

NURS 5115 – Clinical
Variable times

OR

OFF DAY

NURS 5115 –  Lab
8am-4pm

OR

NURS 5115 – Clinical
Variable times

OR

OFF DAY

Weeks 8-10

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
NURS 5101
9:30am-3pm
All students

11:30am-12:30pm
Lunch

NURS 5105
9am-4pm
All students

12pm-1pm
Lunch

NURS 5115 –  Conference
Variable times (4 hours)

OR

NURS 5115 – Clinical
Variable times
(4-10 hours)

OR

NURS 5103
8am-10am
AND
NURS 5106
10am-12pm

NURS 5115 –  Conference
Variable times (4 hours)

OR

NURS 5115 – Clinical
Variable times
(4-10 hours)

OR

NURS 5103
8am-10am
AND
NURS 5106
10am-12pm

NURS 5115 –  Conference
Variable times (4 hours)

OR

NURS 5115 – Clinical
Variable times
(4-10 hours)

OR

NURS 5103
8am-10am
AND
NURS 5106
10am-12pm

Weeks 11-15

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
NURS 5101
9:30am-3pm
All students

11:30am-12:30pm
Lunch

NURS 5105
9am-4pm
All students

12pm-1pm
Lunch

NURS 5105 Clinical
Variable times and hours

 

NURS 5103
8am-10am
All students

AND

NURS 5106
10am-12pm
All students

 

NURS 5105 Clinical
Variable times and hours

*Clinical placement assignments for NURS 5115 and NURS 5105 will be made after students check in for program orientation.

Spring 2019

*Possible Saturday Clinical

Weeks 1-15 (Begins Jan 7)

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
NURS 5206
9-11am

 

NURS 5201
12-3

NURS 5203
8-11am

 

NURS 5205
12-3

NURS 5215  Clinical

OR

NURS 5215 Conference

OR

NURS 5205 Clinical

NURS 5215  Clinical

OR

NURS 5215 Conference

 

NURS 5215  Clinical

OR

NURS 5215 Conference

OR

NURS 5205 Clinical

Summer 2019 - Tentative

*Possible Saturday Clinical

Weeks 1-5

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
NURS 5306
9-11am

 

NURS 5301
12-3

NURS 5303
8-11am

 

 

NURS 5315  Clinical

OR

NURS 5315 Conference

OR

NURS 5305 Clinical

NURS 5315  Clinical

OR

NURS 5315 Conference

 

NURS 5315  Clinical

OR

NURS 5315 Conference

OR

NURS 5305 Clinical

Weeks 6-9

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
NURS 5306
9-11am

NURS 5301
12-3

NURS 5203
8-11am

 

NURS 5205 Clinical NURS 5205 Clinical NURS 5205 Clinical

Week 10-14

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
NURS 5325 Clinical NURS 5325 Clinical NURS 5325 Clinical NURS 5325 Clinical Hurst NCLEX Review 8am-5pm Fri – Sun

Week 15

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Hurst content completion/study and HESI Exam

Textbooks

2018 - 2019

2018 - 2019

Course Number Course Name Instructor Required Masterials
All Courses    

American Psychological Association (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association. ISBN: 9781433805615

5101 Legal and Ethical Accountability in Professional Nursing Practice

Tom Christenbery, PhD, RN, CNE

Tamika Hudson, DNP, APRN, FNP-C

Quinones, S. (2015). Dream land: The true tale of America's opiate epidemic. New York: Bloomsbury Press.
ISBN: 978-1620402528

Skloot, R. (2010). The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks. New York: Crown.
ISBN: 1400052181

Butts, J. & Rich, K. (2016). Nursing Ethics (4th ed.). Burlington: Jones & Bartlett.
ISBN: 978-1284059502

5103, 5203, 5303 Human Experience of Health and Illness Across the Lifespan I, II, III Erin Rodgers, DNP, RN, CPN

Ignatavicius & Workman. (2017). Medical-surgical nursing: Patient-centered collaborative care (9th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.
ISBN: 978-0323444194

Hockenberry, M. J., & Wilson, D. (2014). Wong's nursing care of infants and children. (10th ed). St. Louis: Elsevier. 
ISBN: 978-0323222419

Varcarolis, E., & Halter, M. (2014). Essentials of psychiatric mental health nursing: A communication approach to evidence-based care (3rd ed). St. Louis: Elsevier. 
ISBN: 978-0323389655

Lowdermilk, Perry, Cashion, and Alden. (2015). Maternity and women's health care (11th ed). St. Louis: Elsevier. 
ISBN: 978-0323169189

5106, 5206, 5306 Pharmacology for Nursing Care I, II, III

Judson R. Smith, MSN, AG-ACNP-BC, FNP-BC

Mary Ann Jessee, PhD, RN

McCuistion, Winton, Yeager, & Vuljoin-Dimaggio. (2017). Pharmacology: A Patient-Centered Nursing Process Approach. (9th ed.). St. Louis: Elsevier.
ISBN: 978-0323399166
5115, 5215, 5315, 5325 Fundamentals of Clinical Practice, Integration of Theoretical and Clinical Aspects of Nursing I, II, Integration of Theoretical and Clinical Aspects of Nursing II, Capstone Clinical Practicum

Erin Rodgers, DNP, RN, CPN

Heather Robbins, DNP, MBA, RN

Potter, Perry, Stockert, & Hall (2015). Fundamentals of Nursing (9th ed). St. Louis: Elsevier.  ISBN: 978-0323327404

Silvestri, L.A. (2016). Comprehensive review for the NCLEX-RN examination (7th ed). St. Louis: Elsevier.  
ISBN: 978-0323358514

Online Nursing Drug Reference of choice:
Epocrates (online at https://online.epocrates.com -free)

Lexicomp (online-free through Eskind Biomedical Library)
    *mobile applications available at a cost

Davis' Drug Guide for Nurses (online at   
    www.drugguide.com)

5201 Inquiry and Evidence in Professional Nursing Practice  

Christenbery, T. (2017). Evidence-based practice in nursing: Foundations, skills, and roles (1st ed.). New York: Springer Publisher Company. ISBN: 9781496349798

5301 Leadership and Management in Professional Nursing Practice  

Marquis, B. L. & Huston, C. J. (2017). Leadership roles and management function in nursing: Theory and application (9th ed.) Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwar Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. ISBN: 9781496349798

Remote Proctor - Estimated cost $170 More information availabler at provided link  

https://nursing.vanderbilt.edu/knowledge-base/knowledgebase/remote-proctor-overview/ 

Elsevier text bundle is available at the VU Bookstore (ISBN: 978-0323632256)