Palmetto College (PCAM)
This course introduces concepts essential to basic nursing practice. Nursing's historical evolution as a profession through theory, concept and role development will be presented. An overview of medical terminology and medical calculations is provided as skills that promote patient safety within the health disciplines. Written communication skills for the professional nurse will be presented. Students will be introduced to the difference between scholarly and non-scholarly sources.
A course in writing skills with practice in composing essays, including intensive review of grammar, punctuation, and mechanics.
Linear and quadratic equations and models, functions, exponential models, logarithms, systems of equations, fundamentals of probability and statistics.
Operations on real numbers, linear equations and inequalities, quadratic equations, factoring, absolute value equations, exponential and radical expressions, graphs, and functions. Additional topics may include math study skills, logarithms, exponential functions, probability, statistics, systems of equations, polynomial division, and mathematical modeling.
Keyboarding using the touch method, inputting, editing, and printing. Designed for students without keyboarding skills. Elective credit only. This course might not apply toward associate’s degrees or Columbia baccalaureate degrees.
Developing the means by which students may learn to access the Internet through mainframe and PC connections to accomplish specific research needs. This course might not apply toward associate degrees or Columbia baccalaureate degrees.
This course combines leadership theory with practical application, equipping students with the knowledge and skills needed to work more effectively with people, become better leaders, and reach their professional goals.
Contract approved by instructor, advisor, and academic dean is required for undergraduate studies. May be taken for elective credit only. May be repeated for up to 6 credits hours.