Chemistry for Nurses (Chem 5) Worksheets

One-semester chemistry survey course for pre-nursing students, covering the areas of general chemistry, organic chemistry and biochemistry. Major lecture topics include atomic and molecular structure and bonding, nomenclature of relevant inorganic and organic compounds, states of matter and intermolecular forces, solutions and solubility, reactions of inorganic, organic, and biological molecules, stereochemistry, structure and function of biological macromolecules, nutrition and metabolism. Emphasize chemistry as it appears in a practical nursing context.



Chem 5


Week 1

Atoms to Ionic Compounds

Week 2

Molecular Structure and Polarity

 Week 3

Matter, Energy, and IMF

Week 4

Chemical reactions

Week 5


Week 6


Week 7

Acids and Bases

Organic Molecules

 Week 8

Unsaturated Hydrocarbons

Week 9

Alcohols and Other Functional Groups 

Week 10

Carboxylic Acids

Week 11


Week 12


Week 13

Proteins and Enzymes

Week 14

Metabolism Part 1