2012-2013 TMCC College Catalog
Choral presentations of various periods.
Concert Band is a performance ensemble made up of woodwind, brass and percussion players. The Concert Band will study, rehearse and
perform music of several styles and historical periods. Students should have the equivalent of high school level experience in a concert
The TMCC Orchestra is a musical performance ensemble consisting of orchestral string, woodwind, brass and percussion performers. The
orchestra will rehearse and perform music of several historical periods and styles. Musical experience equivalent to high school orchestra
is required for admission.
Performing ensemble specializing in traditional and contemporary big band jazz literature. Experience equivalent to high school jazz
ensemble is expected.
Jazz Vocal Ensemble
Intensive study of jazz singing and playing, including differing styles, improvisation, interpretation, vocal, technique, and ensemble/solo
singing with microphones. Required performances each semester.
Prerequisite: MUS 107 or instructor approval.
Students rehearse and perform chamber music for instrumental combinations including guitar(s). Music literature from a variety of styles,
periods, and ethnic origins will be selected to create the course repertoire.
Prerequisite: Open to students with declared Nursing major and accepted into the Nursing program.
This introductory course provides the student with an understanding of the professional nurse's role within the health care system.
Emphasis is placed on ethics, professional obligations, values, expectations of the profession and accountability for lifelong learning.
Students will learn the methods of communicating professionally and effectively with individuals, significant support persons, and as
members of the interdisciplinary heath care team. The impact of family will be included. This course may not transfer to a baccalaureate
degree of art or science within the universities in the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE).
3.00 - 6.00
The nursing assistant course prepares students to assist the professional nurse in direct client care, undertaking those tasks which are
supportive to the care of clients. This course takes place in the classroom, skills laboratory, and various clinical agencies. This course
meets the Nevada State Board of Nursing requirements to prepare nursing assistants to be eligible to take the written and manual skills
nursing assistant exams. This course may not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or science within the universities in the Nevada
System of Higher Education (NSHE).
Nursing Care I
Prerequisite: Acceptance to the Nursing program.
This introductory course provides the students with the foundations of the arts and science of nursing. Students are exposed to the core
competencies that define the roles and responsibilities of an associate degree nurse. Focus is placed on acquiring proficiency to carry out
basic independent and interdependent nursing actions that assist clients across the lifespan in meeting their health-care needs. Each student
identifies care planning activities and develops an individualized care plan and assessment focusing on unique client/patient needs.
Emphasis is on assessment, teaching and learning, and communication in health and wellness. This course may not transfer to a
baccalaureate degree of art or science within the universities in the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE).
The development of a basic medical vocabulary used to describe the body's anatomical systems with emphasis on the definition, use,
spelling and pronunciation of terms. Attention will be focused on disease, normal body structure and function and pharmacology
TMCC College Catalog 2012-2013
* This course might not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or science within the universities in the Nevada System of Higher Education
(NSHE). If you plan to pursue a four-year degree, check with the institution where you intend to transfer to learn whether this course will count
toward the degree you intend to seek.