Irene Aghahowa

Irene Aghahowa
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Health & Life Sciences

Office Hours: 

Monday:
10:00 am-3:00 pm
Thursday:
12:00 pm-5:00 pm
Friday: UVA Clinical Site: 2 hours.
Keats Science Building: K135

Courses: 

  • NSG 106 - Competencies for Nursing Practice
    Focuses on the application of concepts through clinical skill development. Emphasizes the use of clinical judgment in skill acquisition. Includes principles of safety, evidence-based practice, informatics and math computational skills. Prepares students to demonstrate competency in specific skills and drug dosage calculation including the integration of skills in the care of clients in simulated settings. Provides supervised learning experiences in college nursing laboratories, clinical/community settings, and/or simulated environments. Prerequisites: BIO 141 OR BIO 231 or NAS 161; ENG 111, PSY 230, SDV 100, CPR, American Heart Assoc Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers, acceptance to the Nursing AAS program, and evidence of completion of Nursing AAS program required documents. Co-requisites: BIO 142 or BIO 232 or NAS 162, NSG 100, NSG 130 and NSG 200. Lecture 1 hour, LAB 3 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
  • NSG 200 - Health Promotion and Assessment
    Introduces assessment and health promotion for the individual and family. Includes assessment of infants, children, adults, geriatric clients and pregnant females. Emphasizes health history and the acquisition of physical assessment skills with underlying concepts of development, communication, and health promotion. Prepares students to demonstrate competency in the assessment of clients across the lifespan. Provides supervised learning experiences in college nursing laboratories, clinical/community settings, and/or simulated environments. Prerequisites: BIO 141 or BIO 231 or NAS 161; ENG 111, PSY 230, SDV 100, MTE 1-5, CPR American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers, acceptance to the AAS Nursing AAS program, and evidence of completion of Nursing AAS program required documents. Co-requisites: BIO 142 or BIO 232 or NAS 162; NSG 100, NSG 106, and NSG 130.Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
  • NSG 170 - Health/Illness Concepts
    Focuses on the nursing care of individuals and/or families throughout the lifespan with an emphasis on health and illness concepts. Includes concepts of nursing care for the antepartum client and clients with common and predictable illnesses. Provides supervised learning experiences in college nursing laboratories, clinical/community settings, and/or simulated environments.
  • NUR 202 - Medical Surgical Nursing
    Teaches care of individuals families requiring medical or surgical treatment. Uses all components of the nursing process with increasing degrees of skill. Includes math computational skills and basic computer instruction related to the delivery of nursing care. Provides supervised learning experiences in college nursing laboratories and or cooperating agencies. Prerequisite: NUR 112 or NUR 115 and NUR 230 and BIO 141 and BIO 142; corequisite: NUR 202 clinical. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 6 hours. Total 8 hours per week.
  • NUR 254 - Nursing Dimensions
    Explores the role of the professional nurse. Emphasizes nursing organizations, legal and ethical implications, and addresses trends in management and organizational skills. Explores group dynamics, relationships, conflicts, and leadership styles. Prerequisite: Completed NUR 201 and NUR 202. Lecture 1 to 2 hours per week.
  • NSG 130 - Professional Nursing Concepts
    Introduces the role of the professional nurse and fundamental concepts in professional development. Focuses on professional identity, legal/ethical issues and contemporary trends in professional nursing.