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hcc catalogue '11-'12




Health Sciences - Programs of Study

Nursing
A.A. Degree (Transfer)
An Arts and Sciences Area of Study
APPLICATION CODE 08A
For curriculum information, contact the Health Sciences Division—Room HS-236—443-518-1560.
This area of study is designed to prepare a person to become a registered nurse. It is both a career pattern and a transfer pattern. Graduates are qualified for positions in hospitals, community agencies, long term care facilities, and other health care settings. Graduates are also eligible for direct transfer to selected baccalaureate nursing programs in Maryland. Learning occurs through classroom experience, simulated laboratory activities, and clinical assignments in a variety of health care settings. Students apply to participate in learning activities in the day or evening/weekend sections of the area of study. This area of study is approved by the Maryland Board of Nursing; 4140 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21215, 410-764-5124, and accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission; 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850; Atlanta, GA 30326; 404-975-5000. Graduates who successfully complete the courses of this area of study are eligible to be considered by the Maryland Board of Nursing to write the National Council Licensing Examination for Registered Nurse licensure. By law, the Maryland Board of Nursing may deny admission to sit for licensure for a variety of reasons. These include conviction of a misdemeanor or felony, if the offense bears directly on the fitness of the person to practice nursing.
GENERAL EDUCATION CORECredits
Students enrolled in transfer patterns must take a
minimum of 30 credits in General Education. Each student’s
total of general education and required courses must equal
at least 60 semester hours of credit.
CompositionENGL-121 College Composition3
Humanities, Arts &
 Literature1Humanities Core Course (see p. 62)
Arts Core Course (see p. 62)
Literature Core Course (see p. 61)6
Social SciencesSOCI-101 Introduction to Sociology3
PSYC-101 General Psychology3
ScienceBIOL-107 Fundamentals of Microbiology*4
BIOL-203 Anatomy and Physiology I*4
CHEM-103 Fundamentals of General Chemistry*4
MathematicsMATH-122, 138 or higher3-5
InterdisciplinaryHMDV-200 Life Span Development3
1 One Core Course must be taken in two of the following Core areas: Humanities Core, Arts Core, and Literature Core.
*Anatomy and Physiology prerequisite courses must be completed within five years prior to admission to the first nursing course. If course work exceeds the five year limit, a student may take an exam(s) to demonstrate competence or repeat the course(s). BIOL-107 and CHEM-103 (prerequisite courses) must be completed within ten years prior to admission to the first nursing course.

Written Arrangements


AgencyAddressPortion of Program at Other InstitutionMethod of Delivery at Other InstitutionOne-Way MileageCost @$0.555 per mile
Tender Loving Care12510 Prosperity Drive
Suite 350
Silver Spring, MD 20904
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting13.1$7.27
Potomac Home Health Care6001 Montrose Road #307
Rockville, MD 20852
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting21.75$12.07
Adventist Home Health Services12041 Bournefield Way
Suite B
Silver Spring, MD 20904-7907
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting13.81$7.66
Amedisys Home Health Care811 Cromwell Park Drive
Suite 109/110
Glen Burnie, MD 21061
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting19.04$10.57
Baltimore County Department of HealthBaltimore, MD 23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting $0.56
Gilchrist Hospice Care 11311 McCormick Road Suite 350
Hunt Valley, MD 21031
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting30.62$16.99
Holy Cross Home Care23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting $0.56
Johns Hopkins Home Care Group, Inc5901 Holabird Ave. Suite A
Baltimore, MD 21224
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting24.67$13.69
Kaiser PermanenteRegional Office
2 EAST
2101 East Jefferson Street,
LOE Dept., 4E
Rockville, MD 20852
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting25.85$14.35
Matria  Womens & Childrens Health, LLC

810 Gleneagles Court Suite 104
Towson, MD 21286

23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting28.53$15.83
Medstar Health, Visiting Nurse Association4061 Powder Mill Road, Suite 500
Calverton, MD 20705
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting15.58$8.65
MGH Community Health, Inc.18109 Prince Phillip Drive, Suite 325
Olney, MD 20832
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting16.17$8.97
Montgomery Hospice1355 Piccard Drive, Suite 100
Rockville, MD 20850
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting31.41$17.43
Professional Healthcare Resources3421 Benson Ave
Suite G 100
Baltimore, MD 21227
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting18.43$10.23
Professional Healthcare Resources
(formerly St Agnes Homecare) 
7619 Little River Turnpike, Suite 600
Annandale, VA 22003
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting40.06$22.23
Stella Maris2300 Dulaney Valley Road (Rt 146)Timonium, MD 2109323%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting27.21$15.10
VNA Maryland7008 Security Blvd, Suite 300
Baltimore, MD 21244
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting14.31$7.94



Written Arrangements

Agency

AddressPortion of Program at Other InstitutionMethod of Delivery at Other InstitutionOne-Way MileageCost @$0.555 per mile
Adventist Behavioral Health-Rockville14901 BROCHART ROADROCKVILLE, MD 2085023%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting

31.69

$17.59
Baltimore Washington Medical Center301 Hospital DriveGlen Burnie, MD 2106123%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting20.63$11.45
Greater Baltimore Medical Center6701 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21204
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting27.61$15.32
Harbor Hospital Center Helix Health, Inc.3001 South Hanover Street
Baltimore, MD 21225
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting21.97$12.19
HCGH5755 Cedar Lane
Columbia, MD 21044
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting1.36$0.75
Howard County Health Department7180 Columbia Gateway Dr.
Columbia, MD 21046
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting6.84$3.80
Independent Dialysis Foundation

840 Hollins Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting21.89$12.15
JHMI Bayview4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting25.51$14.16
Laurel Regional Hospital, Dimensions Healthcare System7300 Van Dusen Road
Laurel, MD 20707
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting13.86$7.69
Mercy Medical Center301 St. Paul Place
Baltimore, MD 21204
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting22.4$12.43
Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital1708 W. Rogers Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21209-4596
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting26.43$14.67
Northwest Hospital Center5401 Old Court Road
Randallstown, MD 21133
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting18.03$10.01
Shady Grove Adventist Hospital9901 Medical Center Drive
Rockville, MD 20850
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting31.65$17.57
Sheppard Pratt-Ellicott City4100 College Avenue
Ten Building
Ellicott City, MD 21042
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting8.47$4.70
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore2401 West Belvedere Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215-5271
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting20.73$11.51
Springfield Hospital Center6655 Sykesville Road
Sykesville, MD 21784
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting21.68$12.03
St. Agnes Healthcare900 Caton Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21229
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting18.59$10.32
St. Joseph Medical Center

7601 Osler Drive
Towson, MD 21204-7587

23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting27.59$15.31
UMMS22 S. Greene Street
Office
S10 B02
Baltimore, MD 21201
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting21.27$11.80
Washington Adventist Hospital7600 Carroll Avenue,
Risk Managemnt
Dept. 6th floor
Takoma Park, MD 20912
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting22.04$12.23



Written Arrangements


AgencyAddressPortion of Program at Other InstitutionMethod of Delivery at Other InstitutionOne-Way MileageCost @$0.555 per mile
Brooke Grove Foundation (Retirement Village)18100 Slade School Road
Sandy Spring, MD 20860
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting14.88$8.26
Ellicott City Health & Rehabilitation3000 North Ridge Road
Ellicott City, MD 21043
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting8.62$4.78
Fairhaven/ Copperridge576 Johnsville Road
Eldersburg, MD 21784
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting21.63$12.00
Friends Nursing Home17340 Quaker Lane
Sandy Spring, MD 20860
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting14.88$8.26
Future Care Health & Management Corporation8028 Ritchie Highway
Ste. 210B
 
Pasadena,
MD 21122
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting21.86$12.13
Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center & Hospital2434 W. Belvedere Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215-5299
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting20.8$11.54
Riderwood Village3160 Gracefield Road
Silver Spring, MD 20904
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting14.01$7.78
St. Elizabeth Rehabilitation & Nursing Center 3320 Benson Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21227
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting17.29$9.60
Stella Maris2300 Dulaney Valley Road (Rt 146)
T
imonium, MD 21093
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting27.21$15.10
The James Lawrence Kernan Hospital2200 North Forest Park Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21207
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting15.45$8.57
University Specialty Hospital611 S. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting21.8$12.10
Vantage House5400 Vantage Point Road
Columbia, MD 21044
23%Observation/participation in assigned clinical setting1.81$1.00






hcc catalogue '11-'12


Accounting - ACCT
Aging Services - AGNG
American Sign Language - AMSL
Anthropology - ANTH
Arabic - ARAB 
Art - ARTT 
Astronomy - ASTR
Bioinformatics - BFMT 
Biology - BIOL 
Biomechanical Engineering - BMET
Business - BMGT 
Cardiovascular Technology - CARD
Chemistry - CHEM 
Chinese - CHNS 
Cisco - CSCO 
Computer-Aided Design - CADD
Computer Forensics - CFOR 
Computer Systems - CMSY 
Conflict Resolution - CRES
Construction Management - CNST 
Cooperative Education - COOP
Criminal Justice - CRIM 
Culinary Management - CMGT 
Dance - DANC
Dental Hygiene - DHYG 
Diagnostic Medical
Sonography - DMSU

Economics - ECON 
Education - EDUC 
Electronics - ELEC 
Emergency Medical Technician/
Paramedic - EMSP
 
Engineering -ENES 
English- ENGL 
Entrepreneurship - ENTR 
Environmental Science - ENST
Exercise Science - EXSC 
Farsi - FARS
Film - FILM 
Financial PLanning- FNPL 
Fine Arts - FINE 
French - FREN 
Geography - GEOG 
Geology - GEOL 
German - GERM 
Greek - GREK 
Health Care - HEAL 
Health Education - HEED 
Hebrew - HBRW
Hindi - HNDI
History - HIST 
Horticulture - HORT 
Hospitality Management - HMGT
Human Development - HMDV 
Human Services - HUMS 
Humanities - HUMN
Interior Design - INDS
Italian - ITAL 
Japanese - JPNS
Korean - KORE 
Life Fitness - LFIT 
Mathematics - MATH 
Medical Laboratory
Technician - MLTS

Meteorology - METO 
Microsoft - MSFT 
Music - MUSC 
Nursing - NURS 
Nutrition - NUTR
Office Technology - OFFI 
Philosophy - PHIL 
Photonics - PHOT
Physical Therapist
Assistant - PTAP
 
Physics - PHYS 
Political Science - POLI 
Portuguese - PORT
Psychology - PSYC 
Public Health - PUBH
Radiologic Technology - RADT
Retailing - RETL 
Russian - RUSS 
Social Work - SOWK
Sociology - SOCI 
Spanish - SPAN 
Speech - SPCH 
Telecommunications - TELE
Television and Radio - TVRD
Theatre - THET 
Turkish - TURK
Wireless Communications - WCOM
Women's Studies - WMST