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This course provides the beginning level student an opportunity to explore the profession of nursing, the role of the nursing student, and the current trends in healthcare. Through interactive group discussion and observational experiences, topics will encompass the Salem State College School of Nursing policies, student nurse resources, the role of the professional nurse and skills necessary for completion of the nursing major. Open only to Nursing majors. One lecture hour per week.

Credits: 1.00

This course is a continuation of Nursing in the 21st Century I, providing the beginning level student an opportunity to explore the profession of nursing, the role of the nursing student and the current trends in healthcare. Through interactive group discussion and observational experiences, topics will encompass the history of nursing, a survey of nursing specialties, the role of the professional nurse and skills necessary for completion of the nursing major. One lecture hour per week.
Prerequisite: NUR104.

Credits: 1.00

This course provides the Licensed Nurse with the opportunity to advance their health assessment techniques and fundamental clinical nursing skills in the care of the adult patient. The focus will be on completing a health history, physical exam and demonstrating competency in the performance of fundamental clinical skills. Students will utilize the nursing process, communication and critical thinking skills. It is offered only through the School of Continuing and Professional Studies.
Prerequisites: BIO105, BIO200, BIO201, BIO304, CHE117, PSY101.

Credits: 5.00

This course introduces the critical thinking skills of the nursing process. Focus is on health assessment and physical examination of adult patients. The student will use concepts of communication to elicit a health history, establish a database, apply physical examination techniques, and document findings. Two lecture hours and three lab hours per week.
Prerequisites: BIO200, CHE117, NUR105, PSY101.
Co-requisite: BIO201.

Credits: 3.00

This course provides an introduction to the theoretical basis and practice of nursing. Utilizing nursing process and evidence-based practice, students will develop and implement individualized plans of care. One two-hour classroom lecture per week and six-hour clinical laboratory per week.
Prerequisites: BIO201 and NUR210B.
Co-requisite: BIO304.

Credits: 4.00

This course will continue to build on the foundation of nursing theory and practice for the adult patient and their families in the acute care setting. Four hours of theory and fifteen hours of clinical per week.
Prerequisites: BIO304, NUR212B or NUR200, and PSY322.
Co-requisite: NUR370.

Credits: 9.00

This course builds upon the theory and nursing practice in previous science and nursing courses. Life processes will focus on the developmental phases from conception through menopause. The student will utilize the nursing process to provide holistic care for women and children. Four hours of theory and fifteen hours of clinical per week.
Prerequisites: NUR320, NUR370.

Credits: 9.00

This course is designed to meet the learning needs of the licensed nurse. They will explore the conceptual framework of the curriculum and examine issues of professionalism, knowledge base, control of practice and societal expectations for the professional nurse of today and tomorrow. This will be achieved through a variety of methodologies, which include discussion, writing, and presentations. Drafts of writing assignments will include peer review as well as faculty feedback on both writing quality and content. The course is three seminar hours per week. It is offered only through the Division of Graduate and Continuing Education for the Post-Licensure student..
Prerequisites: W-I course and Massachusetts RN License.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Written Communication-Level II

This course is designed to involve experienced nurses in developing their skills in obtaining health histories, physical examinations, and in clinical reasoning, in the assessment of diverse patients across the life span. Content related to the identification of problem symptoms and abnormal findings, and the linking of findings to underlying pathophysiology will be examined. Diagnostic reasoning will be used to analyze and interpret the data to establish and test explanatory hypotheses. Four lecture hours per week. Open only to and required of students in the RN to BSN program. Not open to students who have taken NUR361A or NUR440A. Prerequisites: Massachusetts Registered Nurse License, or permission of instructor.

Credits: 4.00

This course will explore the physiological responses caused by pharmacological agents and disease processes which require drug treatments. By focusing on life-processes across the lifespan, the students will discover the effects of drugs upon the body and mind. Three lecture hours per week.
Prerequisite: NUR212B or NUR200.
Co-requisite: NUR320.

Credits: 3.00

Designed for the nurse clinician in the critical care area. Examines systems alterations in the acutely ill adult. Focuses on nursing assessment and intervention. Course content includes neurological, fluid and electrolyte, renal, cardiovascular, respiratory and psychological alterations in the critically ill patient. Offered only through the Evening Division.

Credits: 3.00

Nursing Research is designed to enable the nursing student to understand the interrelationship between nursing research and nursing practice. Emphasis is placed on the examination of research methodology, the critical appraisal of published research and the integration of research into evidence-based practice. Each student will complete a comprehensive substantive written critique of a published nursing research article. Three lecture hours per week. Prerequisites: MAT 147, NUR 320 and W-II course OR
matriculation in the RN to BSN program, MAT 147 OR
matriculation in the Accelerated Second Degree BSN program, MAT 147 AND
Co-requisites: NUR 466, NUR 467, NUR 468, NUR 469.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Written Commun-Level III

This course synthesizes information essential to the understanding of clients and nurses as unique individuals and emphasizes the interactional nature of human phenomena. Focus is on the therapeutic use of self as a basis for understanding behavior patterns, assisting with self-exploration, and promoting optimum levels of mental health. Course content will include an exploration of theory which provides the foundation for the application of the nursing process in a variety of mental health settings. Two lecture hours and 7.5 hours of clinical laboratory per week for the semester.
Prerequisites: NUR321, NUR409.
Co-requisites: NUR415B, NUR422.

Credits: 4.50

This course explores theoretical concepts of public health nursing that provide the framework to analyze the relationships between individual, community and environment as they impact the promotion and maintenance of optimum health. Students provide health education and nursing care to individuals, families, communities and populations through a variety of clinical placements (4.5 credits: 2 lecture hours and 7.5 hours of clinical practice per week for the semester).
Prerequisites: NUR321, NUR409.
Co-requisites NUR412B, NUR422.

Credits: 4.50

This course provides an overview of nursing theory with an emphasis on test taking skills and study strategies to help prepare for the NCLEX-RN examination. The course will include a discussion of CAT (Computerized Adaptive Testing) and will include NCLEX-RN practice tests with a goal of improving test performance. One lecture hour per week.
Prerequisites: NUR 412B, NUR 415B, NUR422.
Co-requisites: NUR 423, NUR 424 and NUR 425.

Credits: 1.00

This course builds upon the theoretical basis and application of nursing practice presented in previous nursing courses. Utilizing the nursing process, students will focus on the role of the professional nurse within the human-environment fields of the complex patient population. Three lecture hours per week.
Prerequisite: NNUR321, NUR409.
Co-requisite: NUR412B, NUR415B.

Credits: 3.00

This course is a capstone clinical experience that provides students with the opportunity to utilize and synthesize concepts of professional nursing and to become socialized into a health care delivery system. 225 clinical hours per semester.
Prerequisites: NUR 412B, NUR 415B, NUR422.
Co-requisites: NUR 420A, NUR 424, and NUR 425.

Credits: 5.00

This course is designed to allow students the opportunity to discuss, utilize and synthesize the concepts of professional nursing practice. Students will have the opportunity to address health care issues identified during their concurrent preceptorship experience. One seminar hour per week.
Prerequisites: NUR 412B, NUR 415B, NUR422.
Co-requisites: NUR 420A, NUR 423, and NUR 425.

Credits: 1.00

This course introduces the management functions and leadership roles of professional registered nurses within the structure of an organization. Emphasis is given to organizational, management, behavioral, and political theories. Accountability for quality assurance in the provision of nursing care, interdisciplinary communication, and collaborative relationships is emphasized. Three lecture hours per week.
Prerequisites: NUR 412B, NUR 415B, NUR422.
Co-requisites: NUR 420A, NUR 423, and NUR 424.

Credits: 3.00

This course is designed to examine the ethical, legal, political, and economic issues that impact health care and nursing practice. Analysis of national and international organizational structures and trends will be the primary focus. The role of the nurse as consumer and activist within the human-environmental field will be explored. Three lecture hours per week. This is a required course for RN-BSN students.

Credits: 3.00

This course is designed to involve the experienced nurse in exploring management and leadership theory and process within the health care delivery system. Concepts related to change, negotiation, and decision-making will be explored. Strategies addressing ethical, legal, political, and fiscal issues within the organizational structure will also be examined. Three lecture hours per week. Restricted Admission. Required of students in the RN to BSN Program. Offered only through the Evening Division.
Prerequisites: NUR360A, NUR361A, NUR439 & NUR440A .
Co-requisites: NUR409 & NUR445A.

Credits: 3.00

This course will focus on the leadership and management role of the professional nurse within human-environmental fields in a variety of health care settings. Six hours of clinical experience and one hour of clinical seminar is required each week to meet the course objectives. Theoretical concepts derived from the components of the curriculum enhance the professional development of the student. Clinical placement is arranged through collaboration with student and faculty to meet course requirements. Required of students in the RN to BSN Program. Restricted Admission. Offered only through the Evening Division.
Prerequisites: NUR360A, NUR361A, NUR439 & NUR440A.
Co-requisites: NUR409 & NUR444A.

Credits: 4.00

The concept of Public Health Nursing will be explored through the study of aggregate populations found in diverse public health settings. The nurse will focus on health promotion and examine the ethical, legal, political and economic issues surrounding health care. Leadership and management strategies will be used in the continued development of the nurse as a manager. Each student will conduct and complete a substantive research based community assessment paper related to a public health issue within a designated population aggregate. Three lecture hours per week. Restricted Admission. Required of students in the RN to BSN Program. Offered only through the Evening Division. Prerequisites: NUR 360A, NUR 361A, NUR 439, & NUR 440A. Co-requisites: NUR 409 & NUR 447.

Credits: 3.00

Students will function in the role of the professional nurse within the human-environmental fields in the public health setting. Theoretical concepts derived from the didactic components of the curriculum enhance the professional development of the student. Clinical placement is made with advisement and in concurrence with the student's interest and course requirements. Six hours clinical experience and one hour of clinical seminar per week. Restricted admission. Required of students in the RN to BSN Program. Offered only through the Evening Division.
Prerequisites: NUR360A, NUR361A, NUR439 and NUR440A.
Co-requisites: NUR409 and NUR446.

Credits: 4.00

The concept of nursing informatics will be explored through the integration of nursing science, computer science, and information science to manage and communicate data, information, and knowledge in nursing practice. The nurse will focus on improving the health of populations, communities, families, and individuals by optimizing management systems and communication. Three lecture hours per week. This is a required course for RN-BSN students. Prerequisites: MA Registered Nurse License.

Credits: 3.00

This course will provide students with a lecture and a laboratory-based introduction to the use of skills in the health assessment of diverse clients. Additional topics will be integrated into the course including nursing process, documentation of normal/abnormal findings, and critical thinking skills. Four lecture hours and nine laboratory hours each week for Summer Session I. Open only to and required of students enrolled in the Accelerated Second Degree BSN Program.
Co-requisite: NUR 461.

Credits: 5.00

This course provides students with lecture and laboratory-based introduction to and application of nursing skills in clinical settings. Topics will include nursing process, evidence-based practice, critical thinking, psychosocial and physiological needs, and patient safety. Four lecture hours and twelve laboratory/clinical hours per week during Summer Session I. Open only to and required of student enrolled in the Accelerated Second Degree BSN Program.
Co-requisite: NUR 460

Credits: 4.00

This course provides a forum for students to explore and examine issues and expectations affecting nursing today and in the future. Students will explore the historical development of nursing and develop an awareness of contemporary political economic, social and cultural issues affecting professional nursing. Issues will be explored through assigned readings, clinical journals, and group presentations. Two lecture hours per week during Summer Session II. Open only to and required of students enrolled in the Accelerated Second Degree BSN Program.
Prerequisites: NUR 460, NUR 461.
Co-requisite: NUR 463.

Credits: 2.00

This course provides key theories with existing knowledge in the mental health fields and prepares students to research, understand, critically analyze and apply this knowledge to nursing practice. Four lecture and six clinical hours each week over Summer II. Open only to and required of students enrolled in the Accelerated Second Degree BSN Program.
Prerequisites: NUR 460, NUR 461.
Co-requisite: NUR 462

Credits: 3.00

This course provides content related to the knowledge and skills essential for providing care to adults throughout the life process with a variety of acute and long term disruption in pattern manifestations. The focus will be on the assessment and management of client care in a variety of settings. Seven lecture hours and fifteen clinical hours each week. Open only to and required of students enrolled in the Accelerated Second Degree BSN Program.
Prerequisites: NUR 460, NUR 461, NUR 462, NUR 463.
Co-requisite: NUR 465.

Credits: 12.00

This course examines the pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacotherapeutics of drug therapy in the general and specialty client populations. Disease prevention, treatment, and client response will be explored using the nursing process. Social cultural, and ethical/legal factors affecting pharmacologic therapy will also be discusses. Three lecture hours each week. Open only to and required by students enrolled in the Accelerated Second Degree BSN program.
Prerequisites: NUR 460, NUR 461, NUR 462, NUR 463.
Co-requisite: NUR 464.

Credits: 3.00

This course provides comprehensive instruction on special topics in populations health nursing. It augments knowledge, skills, and competencies for practice within community health settings. Topics will include prevention and health promotion strategies directed toward population aggregates. Four lecture hours and six clinical hours per week for one quarter. Open only to and required of students enrolled in the Accelerated Second Degree BSN Program.
Prerequisites: NUR 460, NUR 461, NUR 462, NUR 463, NUR 464, NUR 465.
Co-requisite: NUR 409.

Credits: 3.00

This course emphasizes theory related to the nursing care of patients and families faced with complex pathophysiological stressors. Sub-contexts of this course include safety, nutrition, cultural and spiritual diversity, end of life care, legal and ethical issues, and pharmacology. Students will examine the nursing process and clinical reasoning as it relates to the nursing care of individuals with complex medical conditions. Six lecture hours per week for one quarter. Open only to and required of student enrolled in the Accelerated Second Degree BSN Program.
Prerequisites: NUR 460, NUR 461, NUR 462, NUR 463, NUR 464, NUR 465.
Co-requisite: NUR 409.

Credits: 3.00

This course will explore multiple conditions and theoretical principles to understand and care for the childbearing woman and neonate. Biopsychosocial factors influencing the health of women and the neonate are examined. Four lecture hours and six clinical hours per week for one quarter. Open only to and required of students enrolled in the Accelerated Second Degree BSN Program.
Prerequisites: NUR 460, NUR 461, NUR 462, NUR 463, NUR 464, NUR 465.
Co-requisites: NUR 409, NUR 466 or NUR 467.

Credits: 3.00

This course will explore multiple conditions and theoretical principles to understand and care for children from one month through adolescence. Biopsychosocial factors influencing the health of children and families are examined. Four lecture hours and six clinical hours each week for one quarter. Open only to and required of students enrolled in the Accelerated Second Degree BSN Program.
Prerequisites: NUR 460, NUR 461, NUR 462, NUR 463, NUR 464, NUR 465.
Co-requisite: NUR 409.

Credits: 3.00

This course will build upon the knowledge and skills learned in prior nursing courses. It provides opportunities for the refinement of clinical, organizational and communication skills while developing and integrating clinical judgment. The course requires a minimum of 24 hours/week for twelve weeks with individual supervision by experienced registered nurse preceptors in the clinical setting. Selected internship sites must be approved in writing by the Accelerated Second Degree BSN Program Coordinator who meets with the student and preceptor several times over the course of the internship. Open only to and required of students enrolled in the Accelerated Second Degree Program.
Prerequisites: NUR 460, NUR 461, NUR 462, NUR 463, NUR 464, NUR 465, NUR 466, NUR 467, NUR 468, NUR 469, NUR 409.
Co-requisite: NUR 476.

Credits: 8.00

The seminar provides an opportunity for discussion and consideration of issues relevant to nursing in a variety of settings. Critical appraisal of identified problems evolving from the concurrent field experience will be the focus. One seminar hour per week. Open only to and required of students enrolled in the Accelerated Second Degree BSN Program.
Prerequisites: NUR 461, NUR 462, NUR 463, NUR 464, NUR 465, NUR 466, NUR 467, NUR 468, NUR 469, NUR 409.
Co-requisite: NUR 475.

Credits: 1.00

DIRECTED STUDY

Credits: 1.00 - 12.00

This course provides an opportunity for the student to engage in a substantial written research project on a significant nursing question while refining scholarly writing though faculty and peer review processes Requires a written proposal approved by the faculty member and the Department Chairperson Students will prepare and submit an Institutional Review Board application as necessary. Open only to nursing students in the Commonwealth Honors Program. Taken in lieu of
NUR 409.
Prerequisites• W-I MAT147 and NUR320. Co-requisites: NUR321 and IDS600H.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Written Communication-Level II

The focus of the research practicum will be to conduct a research project, based on the proposal approved during NUR601H. Students take the lead role in writing the thesis with support from a faculty sponsor. Routine meetings with the faculty sponsor for discussions and feedback. Process, summary and findings of the thesis will be shared with students in the IDS Honors Seminar the same semester. Students will prepare an abstract and a poster or oral presentation (2) for a public, collegiate or national forum. Hours arranged with faculty. Open only to Senior Nursing students in the Honors Program.
Prerequisite: NUR601H and W-II course.

Credits: 3.00

This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements: Written Commun-Level III

This course will provide the knowledge and skills necessary to promote health, and shape the health care delivery system through value based policies and advocacy processes. Leadership styles, organizational frameworks, economic principles of healthcare, and models of care delivery will be analyzed. The role and perspective of stakeholders will be examined as students learn to apply evidence to practice.

Credits: 3.00

This course will provide an understanding of the historical, philosophical, and theoretical underpinnings of nursing science. Selected nursing theories, theories from other disciplines, and emerging theories will be evaluated for consideration in the delivery of nursing care to diverse populations.

Credits: 3.00

This course will provide the knowledge and skills necessary to perform a comprehensive history taking, physical and psychological assessment, assessment of pathophysiological changes, and psychosocial variations of the patient (individual and family). Health promotion strategies and the development of sensitive and skilled interviewing are emphasized.

Credits: 3.00

This course provides the knowledge and skills to comprehend pharmacotherapeutics of drugs and analyze the relationship between the pharmacologic agents and physiologic/pathologic responses. The motivation of patients to seek medications and adhere to a prescribed regimen will be discussed. Assessment of the effectiveness of a medication regimen and the emerging role of genomics in pharmacology will be explored.

Credits: 3.00

This course provides the student with the foundations of advanced practice nursing (APN) role. It will cover the historical development of the nurse practitioner, nurse educator and nurse administrator role, as well as their current scopes of practice. Emphasis is placed on acquiring the knowledge and skills to assume leadership roles in the health care system. Pre requisites: Successful completion of the RN-NCLEX examination NUR702, NUR703, NUR704, NUR710, NUR712, NUR725, NUR730, NUR735, NUR745, NUR802, NUR830, NUR742N, NUR752N, NUR812, NUR813

Credits: 3.00

This course will provide knowledge and skills to analyze physiologic changes, and the relationship between normal and abnormal pathophysiology across the lifespan for selected disease states. Students will develop a foundational understanding of the mechanism of disease processes that serve as the basis for clinical assessment, decision-making, and management.

Credits: 3.00

This graduate research course enhances knowledge of the research process to prepare advanced practice nurses with translational research skills for research endeavors that will include evidence-based practice (EBP). The focus will be on the critical evaluation of research and research translation.

Credits: 3.00

This didactic course focuses on the development, refinement, and application of the knowledge and skills necessary in the care of adults across the lifespan. Relevant theories, evidence-based practice guidelines, and advanced practice nursing competencies form the basis for examining the holistic management of
clients in the primary. care setting. Emphasis is placed on health promotion, risk assessment, and health maintenance. Diagnostic reasoning and cultural competence are enhanced by a variety of teaching/learning assignments. Three lecture hours per week.
Prerequisites: NUR740A, NUR742N, NUR812, NUR813, NUR814, NUR817, NUR822, NUR840

Credits: 3.00

This clinical practicum introduces the student to the role of the advanced practice nurse in adult-gerontology primary care settings. Through the integration of the advanced practice nursing competencies, beginning clinical proficiency is achieved in the assessment, diagnosis, and management of physical, cognitive, and psychological variations in the health care of adults across the lifespan. The practicum provides opportunities for the achievement of competencies specific to the advanced practice nursing role through faculty-supervised experiences with a preceptor. The practicum requires 135 hours of supervised clinical hours and a weekly one hour seminar, dates and times of seminar to be arranged.
Prerequisites: RN licensure, NUR812, NUR813,NUR814,NUR815, NUR817.
Co-requisites: NUR833.

Credits: 3.00

This is the second of three didatic courses that builds on previously-learned concepts related to the primary care of adults by the advanced practice nurse. The holistic management of adults with acute and chronic health problems in primary care settings is emphasized. Selected clinical interventions, clinical decision making, and evaluation strategies to enhance the health outcomes of adults will be stressed. Three lecture hours per week.
Prerequisites: NUR833,

Credits: 3.00

This clinical practicum enables students to continue to develop in the advanced practice nursing role. Opportunities are provided for students to build on previously-acquired skills and to apply concepts of primary care in management of adult health problems. The practicum provides opportunities for the achievement of competencies specific to the advanced practice nursing role through faculty-supervised experiences with a preceptor. The practicum requires 135 hours of supervised clinical hours and a weekly one hour seminar, dates and times of seminar to be arranged.
Prerequisites: NUR833, NUR834. Co-requisite: NUR835.

Credits: 3.00

This nurse practitioner clinical field experience introduces the student to the role of the advanced practice nurse in adult-gerontology primary care settings. Through the integration of the advanced practice nursing competencies, basic clinical proficiency is achieved in the assessment, diagnosis, and management of physical, cognitive, and psychological variations in the health of adults across the lifespan. The field experience provides opportunities for the achievement of competencies specific to the advanced practice nursing role through faculty supervised field experiences with a preceptor. Students are requirement to complete 270 hours in the clinical field experience.
Prerequisites: NUR833
Co-requisites: NUR835, NUR836S

Credits: 4.00

This seminar introduces the student to the role of the advanced practice nurse in adult-gerontology primary care settings. The seminar provides opportunities for the achievement of competencies specific to the advanced practice nursing role through the review of cases and discussion of topics and issues specific to the primary care setting.
Prerequisites: NUR833
Co-requisites: NUR835, NUR836F

Credits: 2.00

This final didactic course addresses the assessment, diagnosis, management, and evaluation of complex adult health problems by the advanced practice nurse. Concepts include ethical decision-making, advocacy, cultural competence, health policy, and population-focused care. Emphasis is placed on the coordination of services and interdisciplinary team collaboration in the provision of comprehensive health care to adults.
Three lecture hours per week.
Prerequisites: NUR835, NUR836.

Credits: 3.00

In this culminating clinical practicum, the student synthesizes the advanced practice nursing role in the delivery of primary care to adults with complex health problems. Skills are enhanced in assisting clients in managing and negotiating health care delivery systems. Additional focus is placed on leadership, interdisciplinary collaboration, as well as cultural and environmentally-sensitive care. The practicum provides opportunities for the achievement of competencies specific to the advanced practice nursing role through faculty-supervised experiences with a preceptor. The practicum requires 270 hours of supervised clinical hours and a weekly one hour seminar, dates and times of seminar to be arranged.
Prerequisites: NUR835, NUR836. Co-requisite: NUR837.

Credits: 6.00

In this culminating field experience, the student synthesizes the advanced practice nursing role in the delivery of primary care to adults with complex health problems. Skills are enhanced in assisting clients in managing and negotiating health care delivery systems. Additional focus is placed on leadership, interdisciplinary collaboration, as well as culturally and environmentally-sensitive care. The clinical field experience provides opportunities for the achievement of competencies specific to the advanced practice nursing role through faculty-supervised experiences with a preceptor. Students are required to complete 270 hours in the clinical field experience.
Prerequisites: NUR835, NUR836F, NUR836S
Co-requisites: NUR837, NUR838S

Credits: 4.00

In this culminating clinical seminar, the student synthesizes the advanced practice nursing role in the delivery of primary care to adults with complex health problems. The seminar provides opportunities for the achievement of competencies specific to the advanced practice nursing role through review of current regulatory, leadership, and clinical practice issues in the adult gerontological nurse practitioner role.
Prerequisites: NUR835, NUR836F, NUR836S
Co-requisites: NUR837, NUR838F

Credits: 2.00

This course integrates organizational science, population health, and informatics to analyze changes in diverse care environments. Students will apply these concepts to design, implement, and evaluate innovative models of care delivery and coordination. Students will also critique the role of the advanced practice nurse in diverse care environments.

Credits: 3.00

This course introduces the graduate student to the principles of healthcare informatics: (1) electronic documentation; (2} information management and literacy skills; (3) evidence-based practice; (4) ethical and legal issues surrounding data protection and security; (5) how to interact, develop, and design effective information communication systems. The current healthcare informatics competencies will serve as the foundation for this course operationalized within an interprofessional approach. (Three lecture hours Per week.)

Credits: 3.00

This course explores various dimensions of nursing administration using nursing and organizational theories as a framework. The role of the nurse executive will be examined within the context of a continuously-changing health care environment.
Prerequisites: NUR740, NUR742N. MSN/MBA students must take course in latter third of program.

Credits: 3.00

This course examines population health and the health care delivery system through value based policies and advocacy processes. Students will apply these concepts to evaluate innovative models of care delivery, coordination and the role of stakeholders within a global perspective. Student will also critique the role of the advanced practice nurse in diverse care environments and vulnerable populations. (Three lecture hours per week.)

Credits: 3.00

This course provides knowledge of the curriculum development process. A variety of factors are explored including educational theory, change theory, and contemporary issues in nursing and society.

Credits: 3.00

This course is designed to provide a conceptual framework for the evolving nurse educator. Multiple theoretical perspectives will be explored and applied to the nurse educator role.
Three lecture hours per week.

Credits: 3.00

An independent research project supervised by a member of the graduate nursing faculty. Credits will be determined according to the depth and breadth of the project. This course is repeatable up to a total of 6 credits.

Credits: 1.00 - 6.00

This course provides an opportunity to participate in an individualized, preceptor based field experience in nursing administration. The framework for this experience is derived from NUR851. Learners will explore various dimensions of nursing administration practice.
Prerequisites: NUR851N or concurrent; NUR910N concurrent.

Credits: 4.00

This seminar provides opportunities for discussion and consideration of issues relevant to nursing administration practice in a variety of settings. Critical appraisal of identified problems evolving from the concurrent field experience and sharing of reflective journals will be a prime focus or the seminar.
Prerequisites: NUR851N or concurrent; NUR900N concurrent.

Credits: 2.00

This course provides an opportunity to participate in an individualized field experience. The framework for the experience is derived from NUR 860 and NUR 870. The objectives are explicated by the adult learner and will address educational needs in a selected setting.
Prerequisites: NUR870N and NUR860, and concurrent with NUR911N.

Credits: 4.00

This seminar provided opportunities for discussion and consideration of issues relevant to nursing education proactive in a variety of settings. Critical appraisal of identified problems evolving from the concurrent field experience and sharing of reflective journals will be a prime focus of the seminar.
Prerequisites: NUR870N and NUR860, and concurrent with NUR910N

Credits: 2.00

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