Nursing Courses

Courses

NURS 5101. Adult/Geri Hlth ClinPrac I.

Application of didactic content from N5324 in institutional and acute patient care settings for a minimum total of 45 clinical practicum hours and simulation to demonstrate competency in the role of the Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. Utilize acute and chronic illness management model to optimize health of adults and geriatric adults. Emphasis is on the management of common acute and chronic conditions in adults and geriatric adults. Corequisite with N5324.(Adult & Geriatric Health I).

1 Credit Hour
2 Total Contact Hour
1 Lab Hour
1 Lecture Hour
0 Other Hour

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of ACNP

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5209 w/B or better AND NURS 5228 w/B or better)

Corequisite(s): NURS5324

NURS 5121. Adv Health Assessm. Practicum.

This course is designed to extend and refine the assessment skills of the Registered Nurse in preparation for an advanced clinical practice. The student will complete a 45 hour clinical practicum to learn to perform physical, developmental, mental, emotional, cultural, social, and family assessments. Students are required to take Nursing 5220 Advanced Health Assessment either concurrently or as a prerequisite.

1 Credit Hour
3 Total Contact Hour
0 Lab Hour
0 Lecture Hour
3.25 Other Hour

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPR

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5220 w/B or better AND NURS 5310 w/B or better AND NURS 5319 w/B or better AND NURS 5338 w/B or better AND NURS 5362 w/B or better AND NURS 5370 w/B or better)

NURS 5122. Adv Clin Psychopharmacology.

Advanced Clinical Psychopharmacoloy: This graduate level course is designed to develop competence in prescribing and monitoring psychopharmacological agents used in the treatment of common psychiatric mental health disorders for diverse populations across the lifespan.

1 Credit Hour
1 Total Contact Hour
0 Lab Hour
1 Lecture Hour
0 Other Hour

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPR,PMSN

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of GR

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5121 w/B or better AND NURS 5220 w/B or better AND NURS 5319 w/B or better AND NURS 5362 w/B or better)

NURS 5128. Telehealth Rural Srv Del PHM.

Telehealth and Rural s\Service Delivery for PMH NP: knowledge and skills to deliver comprehensive mental health services utilizing remote technologies in rural areas.

1 Credit Hour
1 Total Contact Hour
0 Lab Hour
1 Lecture Hour
0 Other Hour

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPR,PMSN

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of GR

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5121 w/B or better AND NURS 5122 w/B or better AND NURS 5219 w/B or better AND NURS 5220 w/B or better AND NURS 5232 w/B or better AND NURS 5233 w/B or better AND NURS 5319 w/B or better AND NURS 5362 w/B or better)

NURS 5130. Advanced FNP Skills.

This course is designed to assist students in the development of basic skills. Through the use of both didactic and skills labs students will learn and practice common primary care skills.

1 Credit Hour
1 Total Contact Hour
0 Lab Hour
1 Lecture Hour
0 Other Hour

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPR

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5121 w/B or better AND NURS 5220 w/B or better AND NURS 5310 w/B or better AND NURS 5319 w/B or better AND NURS 5338 w/B or better AND NURS 5362 w/B or better AND NURS 5370 w/B or better)

NURS 5180. Special Topics.

Special Topics (1-0) One to three credits may be earned. May be repeated as topic varies.

1 Credit Hour
1 Total Contact Hour
0 Lab Hour
1 Lecture Hour
0 Other Hour

NURS 5194. Independent Study.

Independent Study (0-0-1) A course designed by the student to meet an individual learning need.

1 Credit Hour
4 Total Contact Hour
0 Lab Hour
1 Lecture Hour
3 Other Hour

NURS 5202. Pediatrics IA.

Pediatric IA The graduate level nursing course focuses on the assesment, diagnosis, and evidence-based management of well children and stable pediatric illness in primary care settings within the context of family, environment, and culture.

2 Credit Hours
2 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPR,PMSN

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of GR

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5121 w/B or better AND NURS 5210 w/B or better AND NURS 5220 w/B or better AND NURS 5246 w/B or better AND NURS 5254 w/B or better AND NURS 5310 w/B or better AND NURS 5319 w/B or better AND NURS 5338 w/B or better AND NURS 5362 w/B or better AND NURS 5370 w/B or better)

Corequisite(s): NURS5247

NURS 5203. Pediatrics IB.

Pediatrics IB This is a continuation of the graduate level nursing course that focuses on the asssesment, diagnosis, and evidence- based management of well children and stable pediatric illness in primary care settings whithin the context of family, environment, and culture.

2 Credit Hours
2 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPR,PMSN

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of GR

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5121 w/B or better AND NURS 5205 w/B or better AND NURS 5210 w/B or better AND NURS 5220 w/B or better AND NURS 5246 w/B or better AND NURS 5247 AND NURS 5254 w/B or better AND NURS 5310 w/B or better AND NURS 5319 w/B or better AND NURS 5338 w/B or better AND NURS 5362 w/B or better AND NURS 5370 w/B or better)

Corequisite(s): NURS5248

NURS 5209. Adv Acute Care Diagnostics.

Focus is on managing complex healthcare problems through the development of evidence- based diagnostic and clinical decision-making skills. Learns to prioritize assess findings and use data to develop diagnostic differentials. Participants evaluate use of advanced diagnostic techniques in terms of best evidence, client values/beliefs, available resources, and clinical expertise.

2 Credit Hours
2 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of ACNP

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5121 w/B or better AND NURS 5220 w/B or better)

NURS 5210. Developing Human.

Developing Human This graduate level course focuses on the integration of nursing and developmental theories into health and developmental assesment.

2 Credit Hours
2 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPR,PMSN

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of GR

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5121 w/B or better AND NURS 5220 w/B or better AND NURS 5310 w/B or better AND NURS 5319 w/B or better AND NURS 5338 w/B or better AND NURS 5362 w/B or better AND NURS 5370 w/B or better)

NURS 5211. PNP Acute Care Diagnostics.

PNP Acute Care Advanced Diagnostics and Skills (0.5-1.5-0) This graduate level nursing course focuses on the development of evidence-based clinical reasoning to select the appropriate diagnostic tests based upon patient presentation in the acute and critical care settings. This course will also facilitate the interpretation of test results and the development of the clinic skill set necessary for a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Acute Care. This course has on campus instruction and a required lad component.

2 Credit Hours
NaN Total Contact Hours
.5 Lab Hours
1 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPC,NRPR,PMSN

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5121 AND NURS 5210 AND NURS 5220 AND NURS 5254 AND NURS 5260 AND NURS 5310 AND NURS 5319 AND NURS 5338 AND NURS 5362 AND NURS 5370)

NURS 5212. Pediatric Acute Care IA.

Pediatric Acute Care IA (2-0-0) This is a graduate level nursing course that focuses on the assessment, diagnosis, and evidence-based management of stable pediatric illness in primary care settings within the context of family, environment, and culture.

2 Credit Hours
2 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPC,NRPR,PMSN

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5121 w/B or better AND NURS 5210 w/B or better AND NURS 5220 w/B or better AND NURS 5246 w/B or better AND NURS 5260 w/B or better AND NURS 5310 w/B or better AND NURS 5319 w/B or better AND NURS 5338 w/B or better AND NURS 5354 w/B or better AND NURS 5362 w/B or better AND NURS 5370 w/B or better)

Corequisite(s): NURS5216

NURS 5213. Pediatric Acute Care IB.

Pediatric Acute Care (2-0-0) This graduate level nursing course is a continuation of Acute Care IA to further focus on the assessment, diagnosis and evidence-based management of stable acute, and chronic health conditions of pediatric patients and their families in various acute care settings.

2 Credit Hours
2 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPC,NRPR,PMSN

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5212 w/B or better AND NURS 5216 w/B or better)

Corequisite(s): NURS5217

NURS 5214. Pediatric Acute Care IIA.

Pediatric Acute Care IIA (2-0-0) This graduate level nursing course focuses to enhance the student's knowledge on the assessment, diagnosis and evidence-based management of the intermediate complex acute and chronic health conditions of pediatrics patients and their families in various acute care settings.

2 Credit Hours
2 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPC,NRPR,PMSN

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5213 w/B or better AND NURS 5217 w/B or better)

Corequisite(s): NURS5221

NURS 5215. Pediatric Acute Care IIB.

Pediatric Acute Care IIB (2-0-0) This graduate level nursing course is the final course for the student to accumulate knowledge on the assessment, diagnosis and evidence-based management of complex intermediate, critical, and chronic health conditions of pediatric patients and their families in various acute care settings.

2 Credit Hours
2 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPC,NRPR,PMSN

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5214 w/B or better AND NURS 5221 w/B or better)

Corequisite(s): NURS5222

NURS 5216. Pediatric Acute Care IA Pract.

Pediatric Acute Care IA Practicum (0-0-6) This graduate level nursing course is the first in a series of six practicum courses for those preparing to become a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Acute Care. With the guidance and supervision of a preceptor, students provide direct care and begin to learn to manage and formulate a plan of care for stable pediatric patients with acute and chronic illness within a variety of clinical settings. Students will also develop a plan of care for these children in context of family, environment and culture. A minimum of 90 hours of supervised, direct patient care are required to demonstrate competency.

2 Credit Hours
6 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
6 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPC,NRPR,PMSN

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5202 w/B or better AND NURS 5211 w/B or better)

Corequisite(s): NURS5212

NURS 5217. Pediatric Acute Care IB Pract.

Pediatric Acute Care IB Practicum (0-0-6) This graduate level nursing course is the second in a series of six practicum courses for those preparing to become a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Acute Care. With the guidance and supervision of a preceptor, students provide direct care and begin to learn to manage and formulate a plan of care for stable pediatric patients with acute and chronic illnesses within a variety of clinical settings. Students will develop plan of care for these children in context of family, environment and culture. A minimum of 90 hours of supervised, direct patient care are required to demonstrate competency.

2 Credit Hours
6 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
6 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPC,NRPR,PMSN

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5212 w/B or better AND NURS 5216 w/B or better)

Corequisite(s): NURS5213

NURS 5219. Neuro Across the Lifespan.

Neuroscience across the Lifespan: This graduate level course is designed to present the theoretical basis for anatomical, biological, and psychological aspects in psychiatric mental health disorders across the lifespan. The physiology of the brain and nervous system, genetics and epigenetics will be examined.

2 Credit Hours
2 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPR,PMSN

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of GR

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5121 w/B or better AND NURS 5220 w/B or better AND NURS 5319 w/B or better AND NURS 5362 w/B or better)

NURS 5220. Advanced Health Assessment.

This course is designed to extend and refine the assessment skills of the Registered Nurse in preparation for an advanced clinical practice. The student will learn to perform physical, developmental, mental, emotional, cultural, social, and family assessments. Students will review anatomy and physiology related to each biological system being studied. The course emphasizes in-depth techniques for assessing each body system in individuals throughout the life span. Material will focus on the use of a variety of health assessment techniques including history taking skills, physical assessment, and other diagnostic assessment tools. Students are required to take Nursing 5121 Advanced Assessment Practicum (45 hours) either concurrently or upon completion of this course.

2 Credit Hours
2 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPR

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5310 w/B or better AND NURS 5319 w/B or better AND NURS 5338 w/B or better AND NURS 5362 w/B or better AND NURS 5370 w/B or better)

NURS 5221. Pediatric Acute Care IIA Pract.

Pediatric Acute Care IIA Practicum (0-0-6) This graduate level nursing course is the third in a series of six practicum courses for those preparing to become a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Acute Care. With the guidance and supervision of a preceptor, emphasis is on continued development of advanced clinical skills, exploring evidence- based research and their application to the plan of care for pediatric patients in the acute and chronic intermediate healthcare settings, within the context of family, environment and culture. A minimum of 90 hours of supervised , direct patient care are required to demonstrate competency .

2 Credit Hours
6 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
6 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPC,NRPR,PMSN

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5213 w/B or better AND NURS 5217 w/B or better)

Corequisite(s): NURS5214

NURS 5222. Pediatric Acute Care IIB Prac.

Pediatric Acute Care IIB (0-0-6) This graduate level nursing course is the fourth in a series of six practicum courses for those preparing to become a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Acute Care. With the guidance and supervision of a preceptor, emphasis is on continued development of advanced clinical skills, exploring evidence- based research and their application to the plan of care for pediatric patients in the acute and chronic intermediate and critical care healthcare settings, such as Specialty Clinics , Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Emergency Room, General hospital units and Pediatric Intensive Unit within the context.

2 Credit Hours
6 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
6 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPC,NRPR,PMSN

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5214 w/B or better AND NURS 5221 w/B or better)

Corequisite(s): NURS5215

NURS 5223. Acute Care Adul/Geri Healt II.

This 7 week course will build on didactic principles in Adult & Geriatric Health I to utilize acute and chronic illness management to optimize health of adults and geriatric adults. The course will address health promotion, disease prevention practices, patient-focused optimization of health, and end of life care for selected disease states. Emphasis is on the management of common acute and chronic conditions in adults and geriatric adults. Co-requisite with N5224.

2 Credit Hours
2 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of ACNP

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5101 w/B or better AND NURS 5324 w/B or better)

Corequisite(s): NURS5224

NURS 5224. Adult/Geri Hlth ClinPrac II.

Application of didactic content from N5223 in acute care patient settings for 90 clinical practicum hours and simulation to demonstrate competency in the role of the Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. Utilize acute and chronic illness management model to optimize health of adults and geriatric adults. Emphasis is on the management of common acute and chronic conditions in adults and geriatric adults. Co-requisite with N5223 (Adult & Geriatric Health II).

2 Credit Hours
2 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of ACNP

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5209 w/B or better AND NURS 5228 w/B or better)

Corequisite(s): NURS5223

NURS 5225. Acute & Critical Illn Pract I.

Acute and Critical Illness Practicum I: The 7 week clinical course applies didactic content from concurrent N5329 for 90 clinical practicum hours and simulation, focusing on stabilization of adults with acute or traumatic health conditions and exacerbations of complex chronic illness. Participants formulate a plan of care and implement interventions to support the patient with a rapid deterioration in physiologic conditions, including the application of basic and advanced life support and other strategies or invasive procedures to regain physiologic stability. Application of these principles will occur in the clinical practicum.

2 Credit Hours
2 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of ACNP

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5101 w/B or better AND NURS 5223 w/B or better AND NURS 5224 w/B or better AND NURS 5324 w/B or better)

Corequisite(s): NURS5329

NURS 5226. Acute & Critical Illness II.

Acute and Critical Illness II: The 7 week course will build on content of Acute & Critical Illness I focusing on stabilization of adults with acute or traumatic health conditions and exacerbations of complex, chronic illness. Participants develop theoretical knowledge of processes in adults and geriatric adults that include normal physiology, pathophysiologic derangement and other selected pathologies, age-related changes, assessment, diagnosis, and management of acute, critical, and exacerbation of chronic disease states. In addition, participants anticipate and explore patient and family response to life support strategies.

2 Credit Hours
2 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of ACNP

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5224 w/B or better AND NURS 5225 w/B or better AND NURS 5324 w/B or better AND NURS 5329 w/B or better)

Corequisite(s): NURS5227

NURS 5227. Acute & Critical Illn Pract II.

Acute and Critical Illness Practicum II: The 7 week clinical course applies didactic content from concurrent N5226 for 90 clinical hours focusing on stabilization of adults with acute or traumatic health conditions and exacerbations of complex, chronic illness. Participants formulate a plan of care and implement interventions to support the patient with a rapid deterioration in physiologic conditions, including the application of basic and advanced life support and other strategies or invasive procedures to regain physiologic stability. Application of these principles will occur in the clinical and simulated environments.

2 Credit Hours
2 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of ACNP

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5225 w/B or better AND NURS 5329 w/B or better)

Corequisite(s): NURS5226

NURS 5228. Advanced Acute Care Skills.

This graduate level nursing course focuses on the development of skills essential to advanced practice nursing. Based on best-practice models, participants determine when and how to implement skills and evaluate outcome.

2 Credit Hours
2 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of ACNP

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of GR

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5121 w/B or better AND NURS 5209 w/B or better AND NURS 5220 w/B or better)

NURS 5229. Advanced FNP Diagnostics.

This course is designed to assist students in the development of evidence-based diagnostic and clinical decision making techniques. Through the use of case studies students will utilize evidence-based approaches to derive diagnoses and treatments.

2 Credit Hours
2 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPR

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5121 w/B or better AND NURS 5220 w/B or better AND NURS 5310 w/B or better AND NURS 5319 w/B or better AND NURS 5338 w/B or better AND NURS 5362 w/B or better AND NURS 5370 w/B or better)

NURS 5230. FNP Adult Health.

This course utilizes a chronic illness management model to optimize health of adults. The course addresses health promotion and disease prevention practices. Emphasis is on the management of common acute and chronic conditions in adults.

2 Credit Hours
2 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPR

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5121 w/B or better AND NURS 5130 w/B or better AND NURS 5220 w/B or better AND NURS 5229 w/B or better AND NURS 5310 w/B or better AND NURS 5319 w/B or better AND NURS 5338 w/B or better AND NURS 5362 w/B or better AND NURS 5370 w/B or better)

Corequisite(s): NURS5231

NURS 5231. FNP Adult Health Practicum.

This is a clinical practicum course; the student will apply didactic content of N5230 FNP Adult Health. The student will work side by side with a Clinical Preceptor(s), in community-based settings pre-approved by a faculty advisor. A total of 90 or more clinical hours are required to demonstrate competency.

2 Credit Hours
6 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
6.5 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPR

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5121 w/B or better AND NURS 5130 w/B or better AND NURS 5220 w/B or better AND NURS 5229 w/B or better AND NURS 5310 w/B or better AND NURS 5319 w/B or better AND NURS 5338 w/B or better AND NURS 5362 w/B or better AND NURS 5370 w/B or better)

Corequisite(s): NURS5230

NURS 5232. Diff Diag Mental Dis Acr Life.

Differential Diagnosis of Mental Disorders Across the Lifespan: This graduate level course provides the theoretical content for assessing and diagnosing dysfunctional coping patterns and psychiatric disorders of individuals across the lifespan.

2 Credit Hours
2 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPR,PMSN

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of GR

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5121 w/B or better AND NURS 5122 w/B or better AND NURS 5219 w/B or better AND NURS 5220 w/B or better AND NURS 5319 w/B or better AND NURS 5362 w/B or better)

NURS 5233. Theor Foundation PMH Nsg Ind.

Theoretical Foundations of PMH Nursing with Individuals: This graduate level course provides theoretical and conceptual models, examines treatment models, evidence-based interventions for individuals with acute and chronic mental illness and the PMHNP's scope of practice as it relates to conducting individual psychotherapy.

2 Credit Hours
2 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPR,PMSN

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of GR

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5121 w/B or better AND NURS 5122 w/B or better AND NURS 5219 w/B or better AND NURS 5220 w/B or better AND NURS 5319 w/B or better AND NURS 5362 w/B or better)

Corequisite(s): NURS5232

NURS 5234. Theor Found PMH Nsg Grp & Fam.

Theoretical Foundations of PMH Nursing with Groups and Families: This graduate level course provides the theoretical and conceptual models related to the development of family and group therapy.

2 Credit Hours
2 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPR,PMSN

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of GR

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5121 w/B or better AND NURS 5122 w/B or better AND NURS 5219 w/B or better AND NURS 5220 w/B or better AND NURS 5232 w/B or better AND NURS 5233 w/B or better AND NURS 5319 w/B or better AND NURS 5362 w/B or better)

NURS 5235. Child & Adol Psy Ment Hlth NP.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Mental Health for PMH NP: This graduate level course provides conceptual models and theories of advanced PMH nursing practices with application to the child and adolescent population and their families. The course integrates assessment, diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders of children and adolescents within the family context.

2 Credit Hours
2 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPR,PMSN

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of GR

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5121 w/B or better AND NURS 5122 w/B or better AND NURS 5219 w/B or better AND NURS 5220 w/B or better AND NURS 5232 w/B or better AND NURS 5233 w/B or better AND NURS 5234 w/B or better AND NURS 5319 w/B or better AND NURS 5362 w/B or better)

Corequisite(s): NURS5238

NURS 5236. FNP Geriatric Health.

This course utilizes a chronic illness management model to optimize health of older adults. The course addresses health promotion and disease prevention practices and end of life care. Emphasis is on the management of common acute and chronic conditions in older adults.

2 Credit Hours
2 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPR

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5121 w/B or better AND NURS 5130 w/B or better AND NURS 5220 w/B or better AND NURS 5229 w/B or better AND NURS 5230 w/B or better AND NURS 5231 w/B or better AND NURS 5310 w/B or better AND NURS 5319 w/B or better AND NURS 5338 w/B or better AND NURS 5362 w/B or better AND NURS 5370 w/B or better)

Corequisite(s): NURS5237

NURS 5237. FNP Geriatric Health Practicum.

This is a clinical practicum course; the student will apply didactic content of N5236 FNP Geriatric Health. The student will work side by side with a Clinical Preceptor(s), in community-based settings pre-approved by a faculty advisor. A total of 90 or more clinical hours are required to demonstrate competency.

2 Credit Hours
6 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
6.5 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPR

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5121 w/B or better AND NURS 5130 w/B or better AND NURS 5220 w/B or better AND NURS 5229 w/B or better AND NURS 5230 w/B or better AND NURS 5231 w/B or better AND NURS 5310 w/B or better AND NURS 5319 w/B or better AND NURS 5338 w/B or better AND NURS 5362 w/B or better AND NURS 5370 w/B or better)

Corequisite(s): NURS5236

NURS 5238. Child & Adol Psy MH Pract.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Mental Health Practicum: This graduate level nursing practicum focuses on assessment, diagnosis ad both pharmacological and non-pharmacological intervention with children and adolescents with behavioral, developmental or mental health disorders within the context of their families and communities. This supervised practicum includes 90 clinical hours.

2 Credit Hours
6 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
6 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPR,PMSN

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of GR

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5121 w/B or better AND NURS 5122 w/B or better AND NURS 5128 w/B or better AND NURS 5219 w/B or better AND NURS 5220 w/B or better AND NURS 5232 w/B or better AND NURS 5233 w/B or better AND NURS 5234 w/B or better AND NURS 5319 w/B or better AND NURS 5362 w/B or better)

Corequisite(s): NURS5235

NURS 5239. Adlt & OlderAdlt Psy Men Hlt.

Adult and Older Adult Psychiatric Mental Health for PMH NP: This graduate level course provides conceptual models and theories of advanced PMH nursing practice with application to the adult and older adult populations. The course integrates assessment, diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders and comorbid medical illness.

2 Credit Hours
2 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPR,PMSN

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of GR

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5121 w/B or better AND NURS 5122 w/B or better AND NURS 5219 w/B or better AND NURS 5220 w/B or better AND NURS 5232 w/B or better AND NURS 5233 w/B or better AND NURS 5234 w/B or better AND NURS 5319 w/B or better AND NURS 5362 w/B or better)

Corequisite(s): NURS5330

NURS 5240. FNP Pediatric Health.

This graduate level nursing course focuses on the assessment, diagnosis, and evidence-based management of pediatric illnesses in primary care settings within the context of family, environment, and culture. Common primary care illnesses and well child assessments will be covered.

2 Credit Hours
2 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPR

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5121 w/B or better AND NURS 5130 w/B or better AND NURS 5220 w/B or better AND NURS 5229 w/B or better AND NURS 5230 w/B or better AND NURS 5231 w/B or better AND NURS 5236 w/B or better AND NURS 5237 w/B or better AND NURS 5244 w/B or better AND NURS 5245 w/B or better AND NURS 5310 w/B or better AND NURS 5319 w/B or better AND NURS 5338 w/B or better AND NURS 5362 w/B or better AND NURS 5370 w/B or better)

NURS 5244. FNP Women's Health.

This course focuses on health and illness of women in primary care setting. Emphasis is placed on the assessment and management of women including health care strategies for health promotion and disease prevention.

2 Credit Hours
2 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPR

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5121 w/B or better AND NURS 5130 w/B or better AND NURS 5220 w/B or better AND NURS 5229 w/B or better AND NURS 5230 w/B or better AND NURS 5231 w/B or better AND NURS 5236 w/B or better AND NURS 5237 w/B or better AND NURS 5310 w/B or better AND NURS 5319 w/B or better AND NURS 5338 w/B or better AND NURS 5362 w/B or better AND NURS 5370 w/B or better)

Corequisite(s): NURS5245

NURS 5245. FNP Women's Health Practicum.

This is a clinical practicum course; the student will apply didactic content of N5244 FNP Women's Health. The student will work side by side with a Clinical Preceptor(s), in community-based settings pre-approved by a faculty advisor. A total of 90 or more clinical hours are required to demonstrate competency.

2 Credit Hours
6 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
6.5 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPR

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5121 w/B or better AND NURS 5130 w/B or better AND NURS 5220 w/B or better AND NURS 5229 w/B or better AND NURS 5230 w/B or better AND NURS 5231 w/B or better AND NURS 5236 w/B or better AND NURS 5237 w/B or better AND NURS 5310 w/B or better AND NURS 5319 w/B or better AND NURS 5338 w/B or better AND NURS 5362 w/B or better AND NURS 5370 w/B or better)

Corequisite(s): NURS5244

NURS 5246. PNP Adv Diagnosis and Skills.

PNP Advanced Diagnosis and Skills This graduate level nursing course focuses on the development of evidence-based clinical reasoning to select the appropriate diagnosis tests based upon patient presentation. This course will also facilitate the interpretation of test results and the development of the clinical skill set necessary for a pediatric nurse practitioner. This course has a required lab component.

2 Credit Hours
NaN Total Contact Hours
.5 Lab Hours
1.5 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPR,PMSN

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of GR

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5121 w/B or better AND NURS 5220 w/B or better AND NURS 5310 w/B or better AND NURS 5319 w/B or better AND NURS 5338 w/B or better AND NURS 5362 w/B or better AND NURS 5370 w/B or better)

NURS 5247. Pediatrics Practicum IA.

Pediatrics Practicum IA This Pediatric Nurse Practitioner practicum focuses on the synthesis and application of knowledge of common assessment, diagnosis, and evidence-based management strategies of well children and stable pediatric illness in primary care settings within the context of family, environment, and culture. A total of 90 or more clinical hours are required to demosntrate competency.

2 Credit Hours
NaN Total Contact Hours
Lab Hours
Lecture Hours
6 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5121 w/B or better AND NURS 5210 w/B or better AND NURS 5220 w/B or better AND NURS 5246 w/B or better AND NURS 5254 w/B or better AND NURS 5310 w/B or better AND NURS 5319 w/B or better AND NURS 5338 w/B or better AND NURS 5362 w/B or better AND NURS 5370 w/B or better)

Corequisite(s): NURS5205

NURS 5248. Pediatrics Practicum IB.

Pediatrics Practicum IB This is a continuation of the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner practicum that focuses on the synthesis and application of knowledge of common assessment, diagnosis, and evidence- based management strategies of stable pediatric illness in primary care settings within the context of family, environment, and culture. A total of 90 or more clinical hours are required to demonstrate competency.

2 Credit Hours
6 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
6 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5121 w/B or better AND NURS 5205 w/B or better AND NURS 5210 w/B or better AND NURS 5220 w/B or better AND NURS 5246 w/B or better AND NURS 5247 w/B or better AND NURS 5254 w/B or better AND NURS 5310 w/B or better AND NURS 5319 w/B or better AND NURS 5338 w/B or better AND NURS 5362 w/B or better AND NURS 5370 w/B or better)

Corequisite(s): NURS5206

NURS 5249. Pediatrics IIA.

Pediatrics IIA The graduate level nursing course focuses on the assessment, diagnosis, and evidence-based management of stable chronic pediatric illness within context of family, environment and culture.

2 Credit Hours
2 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPR,PMSN

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of GR

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5121 w/B or better AND NURS 5205 w/B or better AND NURS 5206 w/B or better AND NURS 5210 w/B or better AND NURS 5220 w/B or better AND NURS 5246 w/B or better AND NURS 5247 w/B or better AND NURS 5248 w/B or better AND NURS 5254 w/B or better AND NURS 5310 w/B or better AND NURS 5319 w/B or better AND NURS 5338 w/B or better AND NURS 5362 w/B or better AND NURS 5370 w/B or better)

Corequisite(s): NURS5251

NURS 5250. Pediatrics IIB.

Pediatrics IIB This is a continuation of the graduate level nursing course that focuses on the assessment, diagnosis, and evidence- based management of stable chronic pediatric illness within the context of family, environment, and culture.

2 Credit Hours
2 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPR,PMSN

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of GR

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5121 w/B or better AND NURS 5205 w/B or better AND NURS 5206 w/B or better AND NURS 5210 w/B or better AND NURS 5220 w/B or better AND NURS 5246 w/B or better AND NURS 5247 w/B or better AND NURS 5248 w/B or better AND NURS 5249 w/B or better AND NURS 5251 w/B or better AND NURS 5254 w/B or better AND NURS 5310 w/B or better AND NURS 5319 w/B or better AND NURS 5338 w/B or better AND NURS 5362 w/B or better AND NURS 5370 w/B or better)

Corequisite(s): NURS5252

NURS 5251. Pediatrics Practicum IIA.

Pediatrics Practicum IIA This Pediatric Nurse Practitioner practicum focuses on the synthesis and application of knowledge of common assessment, diagnosis, and evidence-based management strategies of stable chronic pediatric illness within the context of family, environment, and culture. A total of 90 hours or more of clinical hours are required to demonstrate competency.

2 Credit Hours
6 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
6 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPR,PMSN

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5121 w/B or better AND NURS 5205 w/B or better AND NURS 5206 w/B or better AND NURS 5210 w/B or better AND NURS 5220 w/B or better AND NURS 5246 w/B or better AND NURS 5247 w/B or better AND NURS 5248 w/B or better AND NURS 5254 w/B or better AND NURS 5310 w/B or better AND NURS 5319 w/B or better AND NURS 5338 w/B or better AND NURS 5362 w/B or better AND NURS 5370 w/B or better)

Corequisite(s): NURS5249

NURS 5252. Pediatrics Practicum IIB.

Pediatrics Practicum IIB This is a continuation of the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner practicum that focuses on the synthesis and application of knowledge of common assesment, diagnosis, and evidence- based management strategies of stable chronic pediatric illness within the context of family, environment, and culture. A total of 90 or more clinical hours are required to demonstrate competency.

2 Credit Hours
6 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
6 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPR,PMSN

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5121 w/B or better AND NURS 5205 w/B or better AND NURS 5206 w/B or better AND NURS 5210 w/B or better AND NURS 5220 w/B or better AND NURS 5246 w/B or better AND NURS 5247 w/B or better AND NURS 5248 w/B or better AND NURS 5249 w/B or better AND NURS 5251 w/B or better AND NURS 5254 w/B or better AND NURS 5310 w/B or better AND NURS 5319 w/B or better AND NURS 5338 w/B or better AND NURS 5362 w/B or better AND NURS 5370 w/B or better)

Corequisite(s): NURS5250

NURS 5254. Advanced Practice Nursing Role.

This course focuses on the multifaceted roles of the professional nurse in advanced practice in a variety of clinical settings. The distinct and emerging roles of the clinical nurse specialist and the nurse practitioner are examined along with the legal and ethical implications of advanced practice.

2 Credit Hours
2 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5553 w/B or better ) OR (NURS 3553 w/B or better ) OR (NURS 5353 w/B or better)

NURS 5260. Advanced Skills.

Focus is on the development of skills essential to advanced practice nursing. Based on best-practice models, participants determine when and how to implement skills and evaluate outcomes.

2 Credit Hours
2 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

NURS 5280. Special Topics.

Special Topics (2-0) One to three credits may be earned. May be repeated as topic varies.

2 Credit Hours
2 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

NURS 5294. Independent Study.

Independent Study (0-0-2) A course designed by the student to meet an individual learning need.

2 Credit Hours
8 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
6 Other Hours

NURS 5300. Organ. Theory & Culture in HC.

Organizational Theory and Culture in Health Care (3-0) Students examine the theoretical and cultural foundations of health care organizational behavior through the application of management, leadership, and nursing theory. Using group work to emphasize course concepts, students work to create a hypothetical theory based healthcare organization.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

NURS 5302. Adult & Geriatric Practm.

Application of didactic content from NURS 5602 in community-based and institutional settings.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
3 Other Hours

NURS 5303. Advanced Health Assessment.

Advanced Health Assessment (2.5-0-1.5) Didactic and Clinical Experiences that provide students with the knowledge and skills for performing a comprehensive assessment. Obained data will be used to make a diagnosis of health status leading to the formulation of a clinical management plan. Includes Practicum.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

NURS 5304. Comm&Conf Mgmt Nurs Mgr&Admin.

Communications and Conflict Management for Nurse Managers and Administrators Students will focus on communications within nursing and health care management to include writing professional memos , reports, email communications, and social media usage in the professional environment. Also addressed will be negotiation techniques and conflict management.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NAM

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5310 w/B or better AND NURS 5338 w/B or better AND NURS 5370 w/B or better)

NURS 5310. Nursing Theory.

Nursing Theory This course provides an introduction to the nature of scientific explanation and inquiry related to the nursing discipline. Nursing theory will be examined as the integral foundation of nursing practice and research.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

NURS 5312. Chldbear/rearing Hlth Practm.

Application of didactic content from NURS 5412 in community-based and institutional settings.

3 Credit Hours
9 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
9 Other Hours

NURS 5316. Pediatric Acute Care I Advanc.

Pediatric Acute Care I Advanced Practicum (0-0-9) This graduate level nursing course is the fifth in a series of six practicums courses for those preparing to become a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Acute Care. With the guidance of a preceptor, students learn to manage and formulate a plan of care for more complex, critically ill pediatric patients with emphasis on acute and chronic illnesses within the context of family, environment and culture. A minimum of 90 hours of supervised, direct patient care are required to demonstrate competency.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
3 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPC,NRPR,PMSN

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5215 w/B or better AND NURS 5222 w/B or better)

NURS 5317. Pediatric Acute Care II Advanc.

Pediatric Acute Care II Advanced Practicum (0-0-9) This graduate level nursing course is the fifth is a series of six practicum courses for those preparing to become a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Acute Care. With the guidance of a preceptor, students learn to manage and formulate a plan of care for more complex, critically ill pediatric patients with emphasis on acute and chronic illnesses within the context of family, environment and culture. A minimum of 90 hours of supervised, direct patient care are required to demonstrate competency.

3 Credit Hours
9 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
9 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPC,NRPR,PMSN

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5215 w/B or better AND NURS 5222 w/B or better AND NURS 5316 w/B or better)

NURS 5319. Advanced Pathophysiology.

Examines the processes involved in and manifestations of altered physiological functioning across the lifespan. Builds on knowledge of basic physiologic and pathophysiologic processes and is foundational to advanced practice nursing roles.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

NURS 5324. Acute Care Adult/Geri Health.

This 7 week course will utilize acute and chronic illness management models to optimize health of adults and geriatric adults. The course will address health promotion, disease prevention practices, patient-focused optimization of health and end of life care. Emphasis is on the management of common acute and chronic conditions in adults and geriatric adults. Co-requisite with N5101 (Adult & Geriatric Health I Clinical Practicum).

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of ACNP

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5209 w/B or better AND NURS 5228 w/B or better)

Corequisite(s): NURS5101

NURS 5329. Acute & Critical Illness I.

Acute and Critical Illness I: The 7 week course focuses on stabilization of adults with acute or traumatic health conditions and exacerbations of complex chronic illness. Participants develop theoretical knowledge of processes in adults and geriatric adults that include normal physiology, pathophysiologic derangement and other selected pathologies, age-related changes, assessment, diagnosis, and management of acute, critical, and exacerbation of chronic disease states. In addition, participants anticipate and explore patient and family response to life support strategies to optimize overall health and well-being.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of ACNP

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5101 w/B or better AND NURS 5223 w/B or better AND NURS 5224 w/B or better AND NURS 5324 w/B or better)

Corequisite(s): NURS5225

NURS 5330. Adlt & Older Adlt Psy Pract I.

Adult and Older Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Practicum I: This graduate level nursing practicum focuses on assessment, diagnosis and treatment of the adult and older adult with major mental health disorders incorporating evidence-based practices. This supervised practicum includes 135 clinical hours.

3 Credit Hours
9 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
9 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPR,PMSN

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of GR

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5121 w/B or better AND NURS 5122 w/B or better AND NURS 5128 w/B or better AND NURS 5219 w/B or better AND NURS 5220 w/B or better AND NURS 5232 w/B or better AND NURS 5233 w/B or better AND NURS 5234 w/B or better AND NURS 5319 w/B or better AND NURS 5362 w/B or better)

Corequisite(s): NURS5239

NURS 5333. Adlt & Old Adlt Psy Pract II.

Adult and Older Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Practicum II This graduate level nursing practicum expands upon assessment, diagnosis and treatment of the adult and older adult to include special populations, integrative medical care of the psychiatric patient with consideration to common comorbidities. This supervised practicum includes 135 clinical hours.

3 Credit Hours
9 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
9 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPR,PMSN

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of GR

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5121 w/B or better AND NURS 5122 w/B or better AND NURS 5128 w/B or better AND NURS 5219 w/B or better AND NURS 5232 w/B or better AND NURS 5233 w/B or better AND NURS 5234 w/B or better AND NURS 5319 w/B or better AND NURS 5330 w/B or better AND NURS 5362 w/B or better)

NURS 5334. Acute Care Adult/Geri Health.

This 7 week course will utilize acute and chronic illness management models to optimize health of adults and geriatric adults. The course will address health promotion, disease prevention practices, patient-focused optimization of health, and end of life care. Emphasis is on the management of common acute and chronic conditions in adults and geriatric adults. Co-requisite with N5101 (Adult & Geriatric Health I Clinical Practicum).

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of ACNP

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of GR

Corequisite(s): NURS5101

NURS 5335. Nursing Adm Roles & Operations.

Nursing Administration Roles and Operations Based on current standards for nursing administration and evidence based practice, students will focus on various nursing administration roles and their related functions. This course includes an observational experience in which students analyze the role of a senior nursing administrative officer in a health care organization.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

NURS 5337. Fin Mgmt for Nurse Mgrs&Adm I.

Financial Management for Nurse Manager and Administrators I Students are introduced to basic financial and accounting terms and processes that affect the nurse manager. As well as an introduction to healthcare reimbursement and the manager's role in understanding its financial impact.

3 Credit Hours
5 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
3 Other Hours

NURS 5338. Health Policy and Advocacy.

Health Policy and Advocacy The purpose of this course is to analyze the foundations of healthcare policy, the structure of healthcare systems, and the environments that have an impact on nursing practice and population health. The relationship between social determinants of health and socio-political structure to health outcomes is emphasized.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

NURS 5339. Nursing Management Residency.

Nursing Management Residency Working with a nursing management or leadership mentor, students synthesize knowledge from previous courses to identify a systems level nursing management issue within a health care agency and work to develop and implement an evidence based solution. Students also reflect on the NSM program as a whole in relation to national standards for nursing administration and personal growth and development. 90 mentored residency hours.

3 Credit Hours
7 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
1 Lecture Hours
6 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5300 w/B or better ) AND (NURS 5335 w/B or better ) AND (NURS 5337 w/B or better ) AND (NURS 5365 w/B or better ) AND (NURS 5366 w/B or better)

NURS 5344. Adv Psy Mental Health Pract I.

Advanced Psychiatric Mental Health Practicum I: This graduate level nursing practicum expands upon assessment, diagnosis and treatment of the adult and older adult to include special populations, integrative medical care of the psychiatric patient with consideration to common comorbidities. This supervised practicum includes 135 clinical hours.

3 Credit Hours
9 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
9 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPR,PMSN

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of GR

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5123 w/B or better AND NURS 5128 w/B or better AND NURS 5232 w/B or better AND NURS 5233 w/B or better AND NURS 5234 w/B or better AND NURS 5235 w/B or better AND NURS 5238 w/B or better AND NURS 5239 w/B or better AND NURS 5330 w/B or better AND NURS 5333 w/B or better)

NURS 5345. Curriculum Develop in Nurs Ed.

Curriculum Development in Nursing Education: Focuses on the principles, processes, and issues of evidence-based curricular design for nursing education.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

NURS 5346. Adv Psy Mental Health Prac II.

Advanced Psychiatric Mental Health Practicum II: The second course of two graduate level advanced practicum courses continues to build on knowledge of theoretical foundations of advanced psychiatric nursing practice and provides a synthesis experience during which students implement the role of the PMHNP. The focus is on assessment and intervention of clients with mental illness and persons/ populations at risk for mental illness, and primary prevention in mental health across the lifespan. Interprofessional collaboration with other health care providers is emphasized. This supervised practicum includes 135 clinical hours.

3 Credit Hours
9 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
9 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPR,PMSN

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of GR

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5123 w/B or better AND NURS 5128 w/B or better AND NURS 5233 w/B or better AND NURS 5234 w/B or better AND NURS 5235 w/B or better AND NURS 5238 w/B or better AND NURS 5239 w/B or better AND NURS 5330 w/B or better AND NURS 5333 w/B or better AND NURS 5344 w/B or better)

NURS 5347. Effective Teach Strat Nurs Edu.

Effective Teaching Strategies in Nursing Education (3-0) Focuses on evidence-based course design with emphasis on effective teaching strategies using diverse delivery methods in various settings.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

NURS 5348. Eval of Learning in Nurs Edu.

Evaluation of Learning in Nursing Education: Focuses on evidence-based course design with emphasis on formative and summative assessment strategies in the classroom and clinical settings.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

NURS 5349. Fin Mgmt for Nurse Mgrs&Adm II.

Financial Management for Nurse Managers & Administrators II Students are introduced to Productivity analysis, care delivery models, staffing mix analysis, FTE management and the capital budgeting process and analysis. Students will also be introduced to variance analysis and reporting.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NAM

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5310 w/B or better AND NURS 5337 w/B or better AND NURS 5338 w/B or better AND NURS 5370 w/B or better)

NURS 5358. Pediatric Chronic Hlth Practm.

Practicum component associated with NURS 5658 (135 clinical hours or more as needed to demonstrate competency).

3 Credit Hours
9 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
9 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5303 w/B or better AND NURS 5319 w/B or better AND NURS 5362 w/B or better)

NURS 5359. Acute Pediatric Practicum.

This graduate level nursing course is the clinical component of Nursing 5657. Students focus on the assessment and management of acute, critical, and/or chronic health conditions or problems of children and adolescents within the context of various intensive care settings with an emphasis on stabilization, minimization of physical and psychological complications and maximization of the patient's health potential.

3 Credit Hours
9 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
9 Other Hours

Corequisite(s): NURS5657

NURS 5361. Acute & Critcl Illness Practm.

Practicum component associated with NURS 5461.

3 Credit Hours
9 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
9 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5302 w/B or better AND NURS 5602 w/B or better)

NURS 5362. Pharmacotherapeutics.

Pharmacotherapeutics (3-0) This course is designed to provide a knowledge base of advanced pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic principles utilized in therapeutic management of common health problems.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5319 w/B or better)

NURS 5365. Managing Quality in Nurs Pract.

Managing Quality in Nursing Practice Performance and outcome standards used by industry, regulatory and accreditation bodies are applied to quality/performance improvement in nursing practice settings. Evidence-based practice and the relationship of quality/performance to cost are core themes. Students focus on measurement and management of outcomes through development of a nursing-based performance improvement project proposal.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

NURS 5366. Manag Div Work Team in Nur Set.

Managing Diverse Work Teams in Nursing Settings Students focus on human resources management in nursing and health care settings with an emphasis on managing diversity in recruiting, interviewing, evaluating, and promoting staff . Employment law and regulations are integrated throughout the course.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

NURS 5367. Advanced Diagnostics.

Focus is on managing complex healthcare problems along the border through the development of evidence- based diagnostic and clinical decision-making skills. Participants evaluate use of advanced diagnostic techniques in terms of best evidence, client values/beliefs, available resources, and clinical expertise.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

NURS 5369. Popul Health Out. Mentored Exp.

Population Health Outcomes. Mentored Experience: Provides the opportunity to integrate new learning and develop proficiency in a focused area of clinical nursing practice. This is an opportunity for the student to focus on a population of interest or focus on a specific role within framework of mentored supervised experiences.

3 Credit Hours
135 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
135 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5303 w/B or better AND NURS 5310 w/B or better AND NURS 5338 w/B or better AND NURS 5345 w/B or better AND NURS 5347 w/B or better AND NURS 5348 w/B or better AND NURS 5365 w/B or better AND NURS 5370 w/B or better AND NURS 5372 w/B or better)

NURS 5370. Rsrch Appraisal & Application.

Nursing Research Appraisal and Application This course provides the student with foundational knowledge and skill to examine multiple sources of evidence from nursing and related fields as a basis for evidence- based practice. The focus is on evidence critique and synthesis of findings to address specific nursing practice questions or problems.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

NURS 5372. Integ Concpts Pathophys/Pharm.

This course integrates application of pathophysiologic and pharmacologic concepts and principles to master's level nursing practice for nurse educators.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

NURS 5374. Nurs Educ Mentored Experience.

Nurse Educator Mentored Experience: Designed for the application, demonstration, and synthesis of theory and competencies related to the role of nurse educator. Learning experiences are planned to meet individual learning goals within the framework of mentored supervised experiences.

3 Credit Hours
135 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
135 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5303 w/B or better AND NURS 5310 w/B or better AND NURS 5338 w/B or better AND NURS 5345 w/B or better AND NURS 5347 w/B or better AND NURS 5348 w/B or better AND NURS 5365 w/B or better AND NURS 5369 w/B or better AND NURS 5370 w/B or better AND NURS 5372 w/B or better)

NURS 5375. Pediatrics Adv. Practicum A.

Pediatrics Advanced Practicum A Part of the Advanced Practicum course integrates the biomedical, psychological, and social elements of nurse practitioner practice. Under the supervision of an experienced preceptor, students will provide in-depth, advanced practice nursing care to children and adolescents with complex health problems. There is an emphasis on integrating current nursing and biomedical research evidence into the clinical emphasis on integrating current nursing and biomedical research evidence into the clinical decision- making process. Professional issues relevant to nurse practitioners will be explored.

3 Credit Hours
9 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
9 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPR,PMSN

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5121 w/B or better AND NURS 5205 w/B or better AND NURS 5206 w/B or better AND NURS 5210 w/B or better AND NURS 5220 w/B or better AND NURS 5246 w/B or better AND NURS 5247 w/B or better AND NURS 5248 w/B or better AND NURS 5249 w/B or better AND NURS 5250 w/B or better AND NURS 5251 w/B or better AND NURS 5252 w/B or better AND NURS 5254 w/B or better AND NURS 5310 w/B or better AND NURS 5319 w/B or better AND NURS 5338 w/B or better AND NURS 5362 w/B or better AND NURS 5370 w/B or better AND NURS 5370 w/B or better)

NURS 5376. Pediatrics Adv. Practicum B.

Pediatrics Advanced Practicum B Part B of the Advanced Practicum course continues to integrate the bioemedical, psychological, and social elements of nurse practitioner practice. Under the supervision of an experienced preceptor, students will provide in-depth, advanced practice nursing care to children and adolescents with complex health problems. There is an emphasis on integrating current nursing and biomedical research evidence into the clinical decision-making process. Professional issues relevant to nurse practitioners will be explored.

3 Credit Hours
9 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
9 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPR,PMSN

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5121 w/B or better AND NURS 5205 w/B or better AND NURS 5206 w/B or better AND NURS 5210 w/B or better AND NURS 5220 w/B or better AND NURS 5246 w/B or better AND NURS 5247 w/B or better AND NURS 5248 w/B or better AND NURS 5249 w/B or better AND NURS 5250 w/B or better AND NURS 5251 w/B or better AND NURS 5252 w/B or better AND NURS 5254 w/B or better AND NURS 5310 w/B or better AND NURS 5319 w/B or better AND NURS 5338 w/B or better AND NURS 5362 w/B or better AND NURS 5370 w/B or better AND NURS 5374 w/B or better)

NURS 5380. Special Topics in Nursing.

Special Topics in Nursing (3-0) May be repeated as topics varies.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

NURS 5394. Independent Study.

Independent Study (0-0-3) A course designed by the student to meet an individual learning need.

3 Credit Hours
12 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
9 Other Hours

NURS 5401. AG Adv Clinical Practicum I.

Adult-Geriatric Advanced Clinical Practicum I: Application of synthesis of learning for advanced practice role across settings with diverse populations. Students function in clinical settings essential to meeting competencies specific to the Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. 180 clinical hours or more needed to demonstrate competency.

4 Credit Hours
4 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
4 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of ACNP

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5226 w/B or better AND NURS 5227 w/B or better)

Corequisite(s): NURS5402

NURS 5402. AG Adv Clinical Practicum II.

Adult-Geriatric Advanced Clinical Practicum II: Application of synthesis of learning for advanced practice role across settings with diverse populations. Students function in clinical settings essential to meeting competencies specific to the Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. 180 clinical hours or more as needed to demonstrate competency.

4 Credit Hours
4 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
4 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of ACNP

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5252 w/B or better AND NURS 5401 w/B or better)

NURS 5412. Childbearing/rearing Hlth.

Focuses on the recognition, management, and evaluation of common health conditions from birth through young adulthood. The impact of culture and child development, parenting styles, and family healthcare practices as well as strategies for health promotion and disease prevention are covered.

4 Credit Hours
4 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
4 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

NURS 5441. FNP Pedi Health Practicum.

This graduate level nursing practicum focuses on the synthesis and application of knowledge of common assessment, diagnosis, and evidence-based management strategies of pediatric illnesses in primary care settings within the context of family, environment, and culture.

4 Credit Hours
13 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
13 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NRPR

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 5121 w/B or better AND NURS 5130 w/B or better AND NURS 5210 w/B or better AND NURS 5220 w/B or better AND NURS 5229 w/B or better AND NURS 5230 w/B or better AND NURS 5231 w/B or better AND NURS 5236 w/B or better AND NURS 5237 w/B or better AND NURS 5240 w/B or better AND NURS 5244 w/B or better AND NURS 5245 w/B or better AND NURS 5310 w/B or better AND NURS 5319 w/B or better AND NURS 5338 w/B or better AND NURS 5362 w/B or better AND NURS 5370 w/B or better)

NURS 5461. Acute & Crit Illness in Adults.

The course focuses on stabilization of adults with acute or traumatic health conditions and exacerbations of complex, chronic illness. Participants formulate a plan of care and implement interventions to support the patient with a rapid deterioration in physiological conditions, including the application of basic and advanced life support and other invasive procedures to regain physiologic stability. In addition, participants manage patient and family response to life support strategies to optimize outcomes.

4 Credit Hours
4 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
4 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

NURS 5472. Advanced Practice Clinical.

Application of synthesis of learning for advanced practice role across settings with diverse populations. Students are placed in clinical settings essential to meeting competencies specific to the Nurse Practitioner major. 180 clinical hours or more as needed to demonstrate competency.

4 Credit Hours
12 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
12 Other Hours

NURS 5602. Adult & Geriatric Health.

Utilize chronic illness management model to optimize health of adults and older adults. Emphasis is on the management of common acute and chronic conditions in this age group, as well as issues related to end of life care.

6 Credit Hours
6 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
6 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Corequisite(s): NURS5302

NURS 5657. Pediatric Acute Care.

This graduate level nursing course focuses on the assessment and management of complex acute, critical, and chronic health conditions or problems of children and adolescents within the context of the family and crisis situations in various intensive care settings. Emphasis will be on interventions for patient stabilization, minimization of complications, promoting physical and psychological well being, restoring maximal health potential, and evaluating for risk factors in achieving these outcomes.

6 Credit Hours
6 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
6 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Corequisite(s): NURS5359

NURS 5658. Pediatric Chronic Healthcare.

The focus is the assessment and management of chronic health conditions or problems of children and adolescents within the context of the family and community with an emphasis on stabilization and minimization of physical and psychological complications and maximization of the patient's health potential.

6 Credit Hours
6 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
6 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

NURS 5672. Advanced Practice Clinical.

Application of synthesis of learning for advanced-practice role across settings with diverse populations. Students are placed into clinical settings essential to meeting competencies specific to the Nurse Practitioner major. 270 clinical hours or more as required to demonstrate competency.

6 Credit Hours
18 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
18 Other Hours

NURS 6190. DNP Project I.

DNP Project I: This course focuses on the overall components of the individual student's completed capstone project development. It includes writing for publication and preliminary development of the plan and methodology.

1 Credit Hour
1 Total Contact Hour
0 Lab Hour
1 Lecture Hour
0 Other Hour

NURS 6191. DNP Project II.

DNP Project II: This course continues to focus on development of the individual student's capstone project, including refinement of the plan and methodology.

1 Credit Hour
1 Total Contact Hour
0 Lab Hour
1 Lecture Hour
0 Other Hour

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 6190 w/B or better)

NURS 6197. Ind Study in Adv Nursing Pract.

Students will conduct intensive practicum with faculty supervision for Doctor of Nursing Practice degree. Department approval required.

1 Credit Hour
3 Total Contact Hour
0 Lab Hour
0 Lecture Hour
3 Other Hour

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NP

NURS 6200. Project Planning and Dev.

The course will address all aspects of project planning and development as a preliminary step to the students' selection of a topic or phenomenon of interest for the doctoral synthesis project that will incorporate well-built questions search strategies and outcomes, identification of resources needed, plan for evaluation and dissemination.

2 Credit Hours
2 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

NURS 6292. DNP Project III.

DNP Project III: This course continues to focus on the development and implementation of the components of the capstone project. Includes 90 clock hours of practicum experience.

2 Credit Hours
2 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
2 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 6370 w/B or better ) AND (NURS 6380 w/B or better ) AND (NURS 6360 w/B or better ) AND (NURS 6190 w/B or better ) AND (NURS 6191 w/B or better)

NURS 6310. Scholarly Foundations for DNP.

This foundational course focuses on analyzing DNP competencies, roles and scholarship within the clinical practice doctorate. The theoretical basis for practice, including nursing and related theories, is explored and the major concepts of evidence-based practice for individuals and populations, leadership, inquiry, innovation change, interprofessional collaboration/teams, and evaluation are critically analyzed as fundamental components of DNP practice. Health informatics as an integral component of evidence-based practice is discussed. Practice inquiry is analyzed as a means to guide science based practice.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

NURS 6319. Appli Stats Health Providers.

Applied Statistics for Health Providers: This course provides an overview of the logic and appropriate use of descriptive and inferential statistical techniques most commonly reported in the research literature of the health professions. Topics include hypothesis testing, statistical power and effect size, and a review of parametric and nonparametric procedures. Across topics, emphasis is placed on 1) the underlying logic of statistical assumptions, approaches and procedures, 2) interpretation of research findings and implications for practice, and 3) evaluation and critical appraisal of published research.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NURS

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of DR,GR

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 6190 w/B or better AND NURS 6200 w/B or better AND NURS 6310 w/B or better AND NURS 6330 w/B or better)

NURS 6320. Health Info Systems/Tech.

The course covers informatics in health care delivery and is designed to be multi-disciplinary in nature and will provide a broad overview of the clinical aspects of information technology, focusing on hardware, software and conceptual models of information. Exploration and evaluation of different data types and models, both discipline specific and interdisciplinary in nature, will be covered.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

NURS 6330. Org & Systems Leadership.

The course focuses on the dynamic and complex health care system and imperatives to deliver quality health care through clinical initiatives based on evidence-based practice, industry standards, key outcome indicators, and cost-quality directives. Organizational change, innovations, system leadership, organizational culture, business and finance, communications, marketing, models of performance improvement, and evaluation are addressed. The role of interprofessional practice and collaboration within teams is examined to analyze contributes to quality outcomes.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

NURS 6338. Adv. Health Policy & Bioethics.

The course focuses on the ethical analysis of complex patient care dilemmas and use of ethical framework in the analysis, design, implementation, and evaluation of policies related to healthcare, financing, practice regulation, assessment, patient safety, quality and efficacy. The policy process, both ideal and practical, will be examined. Examination of how health policy legislation is developed and evolves, including analysis of intended and unintended consequences and discussion of current health care paradigm, health care reforms, and current events and issues will be covered.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

NURS 6340. Adv. Seminar Clinical Genetics.

The focus of this course will be on human genetic and gene abnormalities and the incorporation of sequence-based health care within evidence-based practice. The course will incorporate new information from the Human Genome Project (HGP), as well as the history and evolution of genetic counseling and the ethical and legal issues that arise daily in these rapidly changing fields.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 6310 w/B or better ) AND (NURS 6320 w/B or better ) AND (NURS 6330 w/B or better ) AND (NURS 6338 w/B or better)

NURS 6360. Translating Research to Pract.

This course provides the opportunity to acquire knowledge and skill in evidence based practice that will asisst in moving clinical practice to an evidence-based foundation and provides the essential principles, skills, and tools of evidence-based nursing practice. Special emphasis will focus on formulating a question, searching/appraising the literature/evidence, and use of the best evidence. Methods of assessing results relative to interventions, harm, diagnosis, prognosis, and risk and differentiation between evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and research utilization will be presented.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

NURS 6370. Epidemiology Border Population.

Use of current concepts of public health, evidence-based recommendations for health promotion and disease prevention, cultural and socioeconomic determinants of health, and cultural diversity and sensitivity to guide D.N.P. practice. Participants will analyse epidemiological, biostatistical, occupational and evironmental data to develop, implement, and evaluate clinical prevention and population health along the U.S.-Mexico border.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 6310 w/B or better ) AND (NURS 6320 w/B or better ) AND (NURS 6330 w/B or better ) AND (NURS 6338 w/B or better)

NURS 6380. Advanced Diagnostics.

Focus is on managing complex healthcare problems along the border through the development of evidence-based diagnostic and clinical decision-making skills. Participants evaluate use of advanced diagnostic techniques in terms of best evidence, client values/beliefs, available resources, and clinical expertise.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

NURS 6395. Sp Top in Advanced Nursing.

This course is intended to fulfill the requirements for any special topic in advanced nursing. Department approval required.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of NP

NURS 6470. Chronic Illness & the Border.

Students with guidance/mentoring by DNP faculty & community mentors, will synthesize, integrate, and translate knowledge/skills into evidence-based management of health disparities common to U.S.-Mexico border populations. Focus will be on aging populations along the border or complex, chronic health needs of individuals of any age with mental illness, chronic pain, diabetes, hypertension, pulmonary conditions, or infectious disease and the coordination of care across settings. Seminars will guide the process of designing, implementing, and evaluating therapeutic, cost- effective interventions for a culturally diverse population. Includes 90 clock hours of practicum experience.

4 Credit Hours
4 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
2 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 6360 w/B or better)

NURS 6893. DNP Project Practicum.

DNP Project Practicum: This is the culminating clinical practicum course designated to provide participants with the opportunity to synthesize and integrate the knowledge they have acquired in advanced practice settings. In consultation with faculty and community mentors, students will select an area of clinical practice and implement advanced clinical decision-making in the provision of culturally appropriate, patient-center, evidence-based care. Students will develop case presentations from their experiences. Includes 360 clock hours of practicum experience.

8 Credit Hours
8 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
8 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (NURS 6292 w/B or better ) AND (NURS 6240 w/B or better ) AND (NURS 6470 w/B or better)