Undergraduate Course Catalog 2009-2010
DEGREE PROGRAMS FOR: NURSING
The graduate of the baccalaureate nursing program will be able to:
Develop a personalized professional identity.
Apply the concept of holistic person in interaction with the client and the total environment.
Utilize critical inquiry in professional roles.
Demonstrate effective communication in a variety of professional nursing roles;
Demonstrate competence in the role of caregiver, educator and counselor.
Assume professional responsibility for addressing social issues and concerns that affect the health of all members of society.
Assume leadership and management roles to assure quality nursing practice in the delivery of health services.
Value and assume responsibility for self-directed, interactive learning as a lifelong process.
Students take a concentration of natural and behavioral sciences, humanities and electives during the first two years of the program. The Nursing major is taken primarily at the upper-division level. The liberal and professional education requirements are organized so that knowledge, understanding and skills are developed progressively throughout the program.
The major in Nursing is concentrated at the upper-division level to permit students to develop a foundation of liberal education and scientific knowledge that can then be utilized within the Nursing courses. The Nursing curriculum is futuristic and designed to reflect changes in the emerging healthcare system. The college incorporates active use of interactive video and computer-assisted instruction within the Nursing major, thus orienting students in current learning technologies.
The following agencies provide on-site clinical experience for Lewis University students. Please consult with your advisor for the most current listing.
Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center, Oak Lawn
Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, Downers Grove
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge
Central DuPage Hospital, Winfield
Delnor Community Hospital, Geneva
Des Plaines Valley Health Clinic, Summit
DuPage Community Clinic, Wheaton
Edward Hines, Jr. Veterans Administration Hospital, Hines
Edward Hospital, Naperville
Elmhurst Memorial Hospital, Elmhurst
Franciscan Village, Lemont
Hinsdale Hospital, Hinsdale
Joliet Catholic Charities, Joliet
LaGrange Memorial Hospital, LaGrange
Lemont Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Lemont
Linden Oaks Hospital, Naperville
Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood
MacNeal Hospital, Berwyn
Mayslake Village, Oak Brook
Morris Hospital, Morris
Mother Theresa Home, Lemont
Oak Forest Hospital, Oak Forest
Provena Saint Joseph Hospital, Elgin
Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago
Riveredge Hospital, Forest Park
Rush-Copley Memorial Hospital, Aurora
St. Francis Hospital and Health Center, Blue Island
St. Patricks Residence, Naperville
Silver Cross Hospital, Joliet
South Suburban PADS Homeless Clinic, Chicago Heights
Will County Health Department, Joliet
Admission, progression, curriculum and graduation policies of the prelicensure track are subject to change in order to comply with the requirement of the current Illinois Nursing and Advanced Practice Nursing Act and Rules for the Administration of Nursing and Advanced Practice Nursing Act 2008.
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing requires the successful completion of the following courses. Movement from semester to semester requires successful completion of all Nursing courses from earlier semesters. A curriculum paradigm for ROTC Nursing majors is available from the College of Nursing and Health Professions.