Service Requirements

Service reflects a holistic view that focuses on how individuals provide high quality, ethical and compassionate service in the field of health care and the community at large. Students will become familiar with service agencies, connect learning with practice and engage in civic service activities to live and demonstrate the Clarkson College Values of Learning, Caring, Commitment, Integrity and Excellence.

All students are required to complete designated service courses as a component of their program of study.

Required Designated Service Courses

  • Diploma programs: One core course and one program-designated service course
  • Associate’s and Bachelor’s degree programs (excludes RN to MSN program): Core I and one program-designated service course
  • Graduate/RN to MSN programs: Two program-designated service courses
  • Certificate and Post Master’s Certificate programs may include service requirements based on courses within the curriculum.

Successful completion of service experience is required to pass the designated service courses.

Core and Designated Service Courses

The following courses have been selected as designated service courses.

HC 104 Core I: Effective Interactions in the World of Health Care
HCS 320 Patient Advocacy and Health Literacy
HM 367 Professional Practice Experience
HM 496 Internship
BU 496 Internship
BU 498 Long-Term Care Administration Practicum
NUR 160 Practical Nurse Caring with Adults IV
NS 450 Professional Nursing Care – Public Health
NS 476 Population Health IV
NS 478 Advanced Population Health
NS 481 Population Health for the RN to BSN/MSN
PTA 212 Professional Issues Seminar
RT 105 Patient Care
MI 411 Cross-Sectional Anatomy II
MB 808 Health Care Leadership
MB 810 Human Resources and Organizational Behavior
NS 802 Health Care Delivery Systems/Managed Care
NS 808 Nursing Law & Ethics
NS 822 Curriculum Development for the Nurse Educator
NS 834 Advanced Nutrition
AN 859 Professional Aspects of Nurse Anesthesia
AN 911 Clinical Correlation Conference Seminar I
DNP/EDD 915 Outcomes of Health Care in a Global Society
DNP/EDD 946 Health Economics, Finance and Entrepreneurship

Successful completion of service experiences is required to pass designated service courses.