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NUR 110 Essentials of Professional Nursing

2 credits

NUR 160 Exploration into Nursing Concepts

Prerequisite: CQPA of 2.5.

Course Description: Concepts affecting nursing practice will be explored. Discussion will focus on topics including nursing history, professional roles, care management, critical thinking using the nursing process, informatics, ethical/legal issues, nursing theory and research. Students will be provided opportunities to study the evolving nursing profession and be expected to interact in lively debate about these issues.

Course Rotation: PLV: Fall and Spring.

2 credits

NUR 161 Women at Risk: Health Care for Marginalized Women

New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Area of Knowledge I. Service Learning Component.

Course Description: This course will focus on the health care challenges of marginalized women who are at risk for breast cancer. Students will gain an understanding of marginalized women, that is, women who lack voice, power, and access to health care due to socioeconomic status, lifestyle, and/or lack of resources. In addition, the students will study ways to assist these women. This course will enable the students to become advocates for marginalized women by becoming civically engaged with the initiatives of the American Cancer Association for screening for early diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.

3 credits

NUR 221 Cultural Diversity in Nursing and Health Care

Course Description: This course focuses on the major ethnic and cultural groups, as well as dominant American beliefs as they pertain to nursing and health care. Cultural systems are studied utilizing systems theory and developmental theory. Attention is paid to stereotyping, communication and specific health care beliefs of different groups typically seen in New York service settings.

Course Rotation: TBA.

3 credits

NUR 228 Nursing and the Political Process

3 credits

NUR 241 Difference of Self: Historical Analysis of Women's Health

Course Description: This course will explore women's health using a systems theory framework. Aspects of self-differentiation, personal identity, self-esteem, emotional isolation, and biological integrity will be discussed. Women's health status and needs reflecting the variables of age, gender, ethnicity, multiplicity of roles, and occupational, economic, and social resources will be assessed and analyzed.

Course Rotation: TBA.

3 credits

NUR 244 Introduction to Critical Care Nursing

Prerequisite: Matriculation into the RN/BS Program.

Course Description: This course has as its focus the study of alterations in adult health status that require intensive care placement. There is examination of the collaborative role of the nurse involving other health team members. Emphasis is given to study of nursing responsibilities for the client's cardio/pulmonary alterations and other dysfunctions. Environmental stressors of the ICU as they impact on the nurse, the client, and the client's family are explored. Ethical/legal responsibilities of the nurse are addressed.

Course Rotation: TBA.

3 credits

Prerequisites

NUR 305 Minimum Grade of C+ or NURS 360 Minimum Grade of C+

NUR 245 Historical Issues in Nursing

Prerequisite: Matriculation in RN4 or RN/BS Program or permission of Department Chair.

Course Description: The course focuses on historical themes, trends and events in nursing in the United States, demonstrating their relevance to contemporary issues in the profession. Students will examine the social, political, economic, and cultural factors of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century's that influenced the developing nursing profession. Emerging knowledge from women's history will be presented to enrich traditional interpretations of nursing history. Student's wills select and study the historical dimension of topics reflecting nursing leadership and significant events of a particular period of time.

Course Rotation: TBA.

3 credits

NUR 246 Healing with Complementary and Alternative Therapies

Course Description: This course focuses on the process of becoming a healer and the use of complementary alternative therapies in nursing. Attitudes, philosophies, theories, and paradigms, and research evidence of healing and complementary therapies will be examined. Diverse therapies including guided imagery, meditation, music, massage, and bodywork, acupressure, and reflexology will be explored, demonstrated, and practiced.

3 credits

NUR 247 Pathophysiology and the Entertainment Media

Course Description: This course will focus on analysis of media portrayal of disease states. The media portrayal of disease manifestations will be assessed and contrasted to evidence based disease manifestations and clinical experience. The effect of accurate and inaccurate disease portrayal on health care, health policy and the general public will be analyzed.

Course Rotation: NY and PL: Spring and Summer.

3 credits

Prerequisites

BIO 152 Minimum Grade of C and BIO 153 Minimum Grade of C and CHE 101 Minimum Grade of C

NUR 271 Relationship-Centered Communication I

Course Description: This course focuses on the development of therapeutic communication skills needed to influence health and healing in multicultural settings. Emphasis will be placed on communication skills needed in the helping relationship with individuals, families, and communities. Value clarification, interviewing, listening, empathizing, speaking, and writing will be explored.

Course Rotation: PLV: Fall.

2 credits

Prerequisites

(PSY 104 Minimum Grade of D or PSY 105 Minimum Grade of D or PSY 110 Minimum Grade of D or PSY 111 Minimum Grade of D) and CHE 101 Minimum Grade of C and BIO 152 Minimum Grade of C

Corequisites

NUR 160, NUR 273, NUR 275

NUR 273 Holistic Approach to Health Promotion and Risk in Communication

Prerequisite: None. New Core: Fulfills 2 credits in Area of Knowledge I.

Course Description: This course focuses on the development of therapeutic communication skills needed to influence health and healing in multicultural settings. Emphasis will be placed on communication skills needed in the helping relationship with individuals, families, and communities. Value clarification, interviewing, listening, empathizing, speaking, and writing will be explored.

Course Rotation: PLV: Fall.

2 credits

Prerequisites

(PSY 104 Minimum Grade of D or PSY 105 Minimum Grade of D or PSY 110 Minimum Grade of D or PSY 111 Minimum Grade of D) and CHE 101 Minimum Grade of C and BIO 152 Minimum Grade of C

NUR 273A Perspectives on Premature Births

Prerequisite: BIO 152, BIO 153, and a PSY 100 level course. Pre or corequisites: NUR 160, NUR 271, and NUR 275.

Course Description: A systems framework will be used to examine the parameters of assessment used throughout nursing practice. This course will focus on the theoretical foundations for a holistic approach to risk assessment and health promotion for the individual, family, and community. Students will also examine the theoretical foundations and risk appraisal for the individual and family who are at-risk for preterm-birth. Emphasis will be on the assessment of the normal developing family, and the newborn, and antepartal, intrapartal, and postpartal women as well as on the assessment of the at-risk family, and the detection and prevention of preterm birth. Emphasis will also be placed on public awareness strategies that can be used to reduce the incidence and increase the awareness of preterm birth, including but not limited to educational programs and innovative local service programs. Students will design projects and become civically engaged in all community activities supported by the March of Dimes 5-year initiative to reduce the incidence and risk of preterm birth.

Course Rotation: PLV: Fall.

1 - 3 credits

Prerequisites

Pre-Requisite of ENG 120 ( Course : ENG 120 . Minimum Grade of D. ) or (Course : ENG 120A to 120Z. Minimum Grade of D. ) or (Course : ENGA 120 . Minimum Grade of D. ) or (Course : ENG 120AA to 120ZZ. Minimum Grade of D. ) or (Course : ENGA 120D . Minimum Grade of D. ) or (Course : ENGB 120 . Minimum Grade of D. ) or (Course : ENGB 120D . Minimum Grade of D. ) or (Course : ENGC 120 . Minimum Grade of D. ) or (Course : ENGD 120 . Minimum Grade of D. ) or (Course : ENGE 120 . Minimum Grade of D. ) or (Course : ENGF 120 . Minimum Grade of D. ) or (Course : ENGG 120 . Minimum Grade of D. ) or (Course : ENGH 120 . Minimum Grade of D. ) or (Course : ENGM 120 . Minimum Grade of D. ) or (Course : ENGN 120 . Minimum Grade of D. ) or (Course : ENGO 120 . Minimum Grade of D. ) or (Course : ENGP 120 . Minimum Grade of D. ) or (Course : ENGQ 120 . Minimum Grade of D. ) or (Course : ENGQ 120C . Minimum Grade of D. ) or (Course : ENGR 120 . Minimum Grade of D. ) or (Course : ENGS 120 . Minimum Grade of D. ) or (Course : ENG 102 . Minimum Grade of D. ) or (Course : INT 197T . Minimum Grade of D. ) or ( Test: English Placement 120 to 999) or ( Test: English Placement 201 to 999)

NUR 275 Clinical for System Assessment and Relationship-Centered Communication I

Prerequisite: NUR 160 and Any PSY 100 level Course. Health Clearance required. Restricted to Nursing (RN4) majors only.

Course Description: Students will develop assessment skills for the individual and community and apply theoretical concepts learned in Relationship Centered Communication I and Systems Assessment I within community-based settings. Emphasis will be placed on developing assessment, communication and health promotion skills needed to provide relationship centered care with the newborn and normal antepartal, intrapartal, and postpartal woman in the community. Supervised clinical experiences will be provided in the Learning Resource Center, community settings and facilities offering services to the healthy newborn, as well as the antepartal, intrapartal, and postpartal woman.

Course Rotation: PLV: Fall.

3 credits

Prerequisites

BIO 152 Minimum Grade of C and BIO 153 Minimum Grade of C

NUR 277 Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice

Course Description: This course focuses on understanding and appraising the research evidence that informs clinical practice. Students are expected to formulate a clinical practice question, find, synthesize, and evaluate the research evidence related to that question and determine implications for practice. Topics will foster a spirit of inquiry that will enable the student to be a creative and innovative nurse and contribute to the improvement of quality outcomes for patient care.

3 credits

Prerequisites

MAT 134 Minimum Grade of C+

NUR 281 Relationship-Centered Communications II

Comprehensive Testing Fee: $55.00

Course Description: This course focuses on the further application of therapeutic communication skills to influence health and healing in families and groups as well as individuals. Coping strategies for common stress manifestations including anxiety, dysfunctional communication, anger and crisis will be explored. Beginning skills in teaching/learning will be developed. Concepts related to intra and inter professional communication will be explored.

3 credits

Prerequisites

NUR 271 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 273 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 275 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 160 Minimum Grade of C+ and BIO 152 Minimum Grade of C and BIO 153 Minimum Grade of C and CHE 101 Minimum Grade of C

Corequisites

NUR 283, NUR 285

NUR 283 A Holistic Approach to Systems Assessment II

Course Description: Students will explore holistic nursing assessment parameters across the life span with emphasis or risk appraisal and health promotion. Assessment skills acquired in NUR 273 Holistic Approach to Systems Assessment for Health Promotion and Risk Assessment will be refined and strengthened. This course emphasizes relationship-centered assessments that include developmental parameters for the infant through the geriatric age group.

Course Rotation: PLV: Spring.

3 credits

Prerequisites

NUR 160 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 271 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 273 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 275 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 281 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 285 Minimum Grade of C+ and BIO 152 Minimum Grade of C and BIO 153 Minimum Grade of C and CHE 101 Minimum Grade of C

NUR 285 Clinical Health Assessment and Relationship Centered Care II

Prerequisite: Health Clearance is required.

Course Description: Students will apply skills acquired in Relationship Centered Communication II and Systems Assessment II in community-based settings. Emphasis will be placed on developing and applying skills related to risk appraisal, health promotion, assessment, and communication skill to clients during the developmental cycle from infancy to old age.

Course Rotation: PLV: Spring.

0 - 3 credits

Prerequisites

NUR 271 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 273 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 275 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 281 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 283 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 160 Minimum Grade of C+ and CHE 101 Minimum Grade of C and BIO 152 Minimum Grade of C and BIO 153 Minimum Grade of C

NUR 290F Topics in Nursing: Nurses and History: Leading the Way To Health

Course Description: This course examines the lives of nursing pioneers who changed the nature of health care practice in the United States during the late 19th and early 20th century. The pressing social, legal, political, and educational issues that nurses addressed in their quest to provide access to care are examined. Women's suffrage, nursing licensure, public image of nursing, and control of practice are studied. Trips are taken to the Tenement Museum and the Henry Street Settlement in New York City.

3 credits

NUR 291 Exploration of Professional Nursing Practice II

Prerequisite: Restricted to RN/BS students only.
New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Area of Knowledge I. Service Learning Component.

Course Description: This seminar focuses on activities that relate to professional role development. Concepts presented in Exploration of Professional Nursing Practice I form the basis for developing these activities. Students have an opportunity to participate in self-reflection, political activism, and critical thinking through portfolio development, written logs, and selected activities that demonstrate the professional role. Emphasis will be placed on enhancing communication skills, encouraging creativity, and developing professional goals.

Course Rotation: TBA.

3 credits

NUR 299 Cross Cultural Study: Health Care Delivery Systems

Course Description: Using a systems theory framework this study/travel course is designed to provide awareness of how health and health care delivery are affected by culture, economics, environment, and education with emphasis on the roles of health care professional. The course involves a combination of selected readings, seminars, and on-site visitations. Orientation sessions are conducted prior to departure to familiarize the participants with the country or countries to be visited. Course offerings and sites to be announced.

Course Rotation: TBA.

3 credits

NUR 300A Pathophysiology: Mechanisms of Mind-Body Illness I

Course Description: This course will focus on the relationship of functional changes in each system within the body to the whole being. Mechanisms of mind-body illnesses that relate to human response patterns across the life span will be explored. Emphasis will be placed on the pathophysiological and pathopsychological bases for the illness trajectory. Nursing assessments and benchmarKs for nursing interventions will be integrated.

Course Rotation: PLV: Fall.

0 - 3 credits

Prerequisites

CHE 101 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 281 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 283 Minimum Grade ofC+ and NUR 285 Minimum Grade of C+ and BIO 152 Minimum Grade of C+ and BIO 153 Minimum Grade of C+ and ( BIO 264 Minimum Grade of C+ or BIO 201 Minimum Grade of C+)

NUR 301A Pathophysiology: Mechanisms of Mind-Body Illness II

Prerequisite: NUR 300A, NUR 303A, NUR 305 and all Sciences.

Course Description: This course will focus on the relationship of functional changes in each system within the body to the whole being. Mechanisms of mind body illnesses that relate to human response patterns across the life span will be explored. Emphasis will be placed on the pathophysiological and pathopsychological bases for the illness trajectory. Topics related to alterations in neurological, skeletal, gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary and pancreatic functioning; cancer; alterations in thinking, cognitive function, and mood as well as psychoneuroendocrine interrelationships will be discussed. Nursing assessments and benchmarks for nursing interventions will be integrated throughout the course.

Course Rotation: PLV: Spring.

2 credits

Prerequisites

NUR 300A Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 305A Minimum Grade of C+ and ( NUR 305B Minimum Grade of C+ or NUR 305C Minimum Grade of C+)

NUR 303A Nutrition in Nursing Care Management

Corequisite: NUR 300A and NUR 305.

Course Description: This course explores the integral role of nutrition in health, healing and comfort within various cultures and religions of the world. The focus will be on meeting dietary requirements and implementing dietary modifications as they relate to human response patterns across the life cycle of individuals, families and communities. The role of the nurse in motivation and education will be emphasized.

Course Rotation: PLV: Fall.

2 credits

Prerequisites

BIO 152 Minimum Grade of C+ and BIO 264 Minimum Grade of C+ or ( BIO 201 Minimum Grade of C+) and CHE 101 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 281 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 283 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 285 Minimum Grade of C+

NUR 305A Care Management of Individuals, Families, & Communities Across Health Trajectories: Adult Nursing I

Prerequisite: Junior standing and health clearance required.
Co-requisite: NUR 305B or NUR 305C.

Course Description: The course explores alteration in human functions of adults related to the most prevalent challenges to health across the life span. The nurses' role in the healing process for the individual, family, and community will be emphasized. Supervised clinical experiences will be provided in a variety of settings.

Course Rotation: PL: Fall.

5 credits

Prerequisites

BIO 152 Minimum Grade of C+ and BIO 153 Minimum Grade of C+ and ( BIO 264 Minimum Grade of C+ or BIO 201 Minimum Grade of C+) and BIO 300A Minimum Grade of C+ and CHE 101 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 281 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 283 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 285 Minimum Grade of C+

Corequisites

NUR 300A

NUR 305B Care Management of Individuals, Families & Communities Across Health Trajectories: Pediatric Nursing

Prerequisite: Junior standing and health clearance required.
Co-requisite: NUR 300A or NUR 305A or NUR 315A.

Course Description: This course explores alteration in human functions of pediatric clients related to the most prevalent challenges to health across the life span. The nurses' role in the healing process for the individual, family, and community will be emphasized. Supervised clinical experiences will be provided in a variety of settings.

Course Rotation: PL: Fall and Spring.

4 credits

Prerequisites

NUR 281 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 283 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 285 Minimum Grade of C+ and BIO 152 Minimum Grade of C+ and BIO 153 Minimum Grade of C+ and BIO 264 Minimum Grade of C+ or ( BIO 201 Minimum Grade of C+) and CHE 101 Minimum Grade of C+

NUR 305C Care Management of Individuals,Families & Communities Across Health Trajectories:Psychiatric Nursing

Prerequisite: Junior standing and health clearance required.
Co-requisite: NUR 300A or NUR 305B or NUR 315A.

Course Description: The course explores alteration in human functions of psychiatric clients related to the most prevalent challenges to health across the life span. The nurses' role in the healing process for the individual, family, and community will be emphasized. Supervised clinical experiences will be provided in a variety of settings.

Course Rotation: PL: Fall and Spring.

4 credits

Prerequisites

NUR 281 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 283 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 285 Minimum Grade of C+ and BIO 152 Minimum Grade of C and BIO 153 Minimum Grade of C and ( BIO 264 Minimum Grade of C or BIO 201 Minimum Grade of C) and CHE 101 Minimum Grade of C

NUR 305D Recitation for Level Three Nursing

Course Description: Recitation to accompany level three nursing courses.
Course Rotation: PL: Fall and Spring.

0 - 0 credits

NUR 315A Care Management of Individuals, Families & Communities Across Health Trajectories: Adult Nursing II

Prerequisite: Junior standing.

Course Description: The course explores alteration in human functions of adults related to the most prevalent challenges to health across the life span. The nurses' role in the healing process for the individual, family, and community will be emphasized. Supervised clinical experiences will be provided in a variety of settings.

Course Rotation: PL: Spring.

4 credits

Prerequisites

NUR 300A Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 303A Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 301A Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 305A Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 317A Minimum Grade of C+

NUR 315D Discussion Group

0 credits

NUR 317A Pharmacology in Nursing Care Management

Prerequisite: NUR 300A, NUR 303A, NUR 305 and all sophomore level Nursing courses including sciences.

Course Description: This course focuses on pharmacological interventions used for the most prevalent challenges to health across the life span. Emphasis will be on drug action and the effect on the person. Pharmacological therapeutics including herbal and homeopathic substances will be studied as they relate to nurse's role and responsibility in nursing care management.

Course Rotation: PLV: Spring.

3 credits

Prerequisites

NUR 300A Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 303A Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 305 Minimum Grade of C+

NUR 390 Intermediate Assessment, Risk Identification and Health Promotion

Pre or Co-requisite: NUR 290 and NUR 291.
Prerequisite: Health clearance required.

Course Description: The nurse will examine the theoretical foundations for a holistic approach to assessment of a variety of systems. Additional skills required to assess and communicate with individuals, families, and communities will be learned. Emphasis will be placed on risk identification and health promotion. This course will include considerations of individuals throughout the life cycle, developing families, women's health, men's health, and community assessment.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall and Spring. PLV: Spring.

0 - 6 credits

Prerequisites

NUR 290 Min Grade C+ and NUR 291 Min Grade C+

NUR 395 Independent Study in Nursing

Course Description: With the approval of the appropriate faculty member, the department chair, and the academic dean, students select a topic for guided study or field studies that are not included in the regular course offerings. The student meets regularly with the faculty member to review progress. A paper must also be submitted. Projects involving a clinical experience require a lab fee and health clearance.

Course Rotation: Fall, Spring, and Summer.

0 - 6 credits

NUR 405 Transition into Professional Practice I

Prerequisite: Junior standing and all Nursing courses for year two, three and all sciences. Health clearance required.

Course Description: This course provides a holistic approach to leadership and management in nursing as it applies to the individual, family, and community. The concepts considered will include principles of leadership and management, organizational behavior, care management, nursing informatics, fiscal management, and environmental safety. Supervised clinical experiences will be provided in a variety of settings.

Course Rotation: PLV: Fall.

9 credits

Prerequisites

NUR 301A Minimum Grade of C+ and ( NUR 305B Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 305C Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 315A Minimum Grade of C+) or ( NUR 305 Minimum Grade of C+ or NUR 315 Minimum Grade of C+) and NUR 317A Minimum Grade of C+

NUR 415 Transition into Professional Practice II

Health clearance required.
Course Description: This course will focus on the role of the professional nurse as a care manager and as a partner in the delivery of health care services within a community context. Students will have an opportunity to select and explore a health care experience that will facilitate synthesis of nursing knowledge and transition into professional practice. Emphasis will be placed on comparing and contrasting the nursing roles and care management related issues for the health care of individuals, families, and communities. Clinical experiences will allow independent exploration of selected health care issues in multiple settings.

Course Rotation: PLV: Spring.

8 credits

Prerequisites

Pre-requisite for NUR 415 ( Course : NURS 298 . Minimum Grade of C+. May be taken concurrently. ) and (Course : NUR 405 . Minimum Grade of C+. )

Corequisites

MAT 134

NUR 415A Transition into Professional Practice II: Community Lab

0 credits

NUR 452 The Evolving Nursing Profession

Course Description: This course is the foundation for the curriculum for adult learners with a baccalaureate degree and a range of life experiences. Study of the history of nursing practice, nursing education, and nursing research will enable students to participate in dialogues of current and future issues in nursing and health care. Based on selected theoretical underpinnings, holistic nursing will be studied as a curriculum keystone.
Course Rotation: NYC: Fall. PLV: Spring.

2 credits

NUR 454 A Holistic Approach to Systems Assessment

See Advisor and program plan.
Course Description: A systems framework will be used to examine the parameters of assessment used throughout nursing practice. This course will focus on the theoretical foundations for a holistic approach to assessment throughout the lifespan. Students will develop assessment skills for self, individual, family, and community assessment in supervised clinical experiences provided in the concurrent clinical course.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall. PLV: Spring.

4 credits

Prerequisites

NUR 452 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 456 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 458 Minimum Grade of C+

NUR 456 Relationship-Centered Communication

Course Description: This course focuses on the development of therapeutic communication skills needed to influence health and healing in individuals, families, and groups in multicultural settings. Intra and inter-professional communication is a further focus. Skills such as values clarification, interviewing, listening, empathizing, speaking and writing will be acquired. Coping strategies for common stress manifestations such as anxiety, dysfunctional communication, anger, and crisis will be developed. Principles and techniques of teaching will be explored.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall. PLV: Spring.

4 credits

Prerequisites

NUR 452 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 454 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 458 Minimum Grade of C+

NUR 458 Clinical for Systems Assessment and Relationship-Centered Communication

Course fee: $675.00 and Comprehensive Testing fee: $52.00
Health clearance required.

Course Description: Students will apply assessment and communication skills learned in "Relationship-Centered Communication: and "A Holistic Approach to Systems Assessment" within community-based settings. Emphasis will be placed on developing assessment and communication skills needed in providing relationships centered care with individuals, families, and communities.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall. PLV: Spring.

0 - 6 credits

Corequisites

NUR 454

NUR 460A Care Management of Individuals, Families, and Communities Across Health Trajectories: Adult Nursing

Prerequisite: Department approval required to register.
Course Description: The course explores alterations in human response patterns related to the most prevalent challenges to health of adult clients. The nurses’ role in the healing process for the individual, family, and community will be emphasized. Supervised clinical experiences will be provided in a variety of primary, episodic, and long term.

Course Rotation: Spring and Summer.

4.25 credits

Prerequisites

NUR 452 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 454 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 456 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 458 Minimum Grade of C+ NUR 452 Minimum Grade of C+

Corequisites

NUR 460E

NUR 460B Care Management of Individuals, Families, & Communities Across Health Trajectories:Pediatric Nursing

Prerequisite: Department approval required to register.

Course Description: The course explores alterations in human response patterns of pediatric clients related to the most prevalent challenges to health. The nurses’ role in the healing process for the individual, family, and community will be emphasized. Supervised clinical experiences will be provided in a variety of settings.

Course Rotation: Spring and Summer.

1.25 credits

Prerequisites

NUR 452 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 454 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 456 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 462 Minimum Grade of C+

Corequisites

NUR 460C

NUR 460C Care Management of Individuals, Families, Communities Across Health Trajectories:Psychiatric Nursing

Prerequisite: Department approval required to register.

Course Description: The course explores alterations in human response patterns of psychiatric clients related to the most prevalent challenges to health. The nurses’ role in the healing process for the individual, family, and community will be emphasized. Supervised clinical experiences will be provided in a variety of acute care settings.

Course Rotation: Spring and Summer.

1.25 credits

Prerequisites

NUR 452 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 454 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 456 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 460A Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 460B Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 462 Minimum Grade of C+

Corequisites

NUR 460B

NUR 460E Care Management of Individuals, Families, Communities Across Health Trajectories: Maternity Nursing

Prerequisite: Department approval required to register.

Course Description: The course explores alterations in human response patterns of maternity and newborn clients related to the most prevalent challenges to health. The nurses’ role in the healing process for the individual, family, and community will be emphasized. Supervised clinical experiences will be provided in a variety of settings.

Course Rotation: Spring and Summer.

1.25 credits

Prerequisites

NUR 452 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 454 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 456 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 462 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 463 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 464 Minimum Grade of C+

Corequisites

NUR 460A

NUR 462A Mechanisms of Mind-Body Illness

Course Description: This course will focus on the relationship of functional changes in each system within the body to the whole. Mechanisms of mind body illness as they relate to human response patterns across the life span will be explored. Emphasis will be place on the pathophysiological and pathopsychological bases for the health/illness trajectory. Nursing assessments and benchmarks of nursing interventions will be integrated.

2 credits

NUR 462B Mechanisms of Mind-Body Illness

Course Description: This course will focus on the relationship of functional changes in each system within the body to the whole. Mechanisms of mind body illness as they relate to human response patterns across the life span will be explored. Emphasis will be place on the pathophysiological and pathopsychological bases for the health/illness trajectory. Nursing assessments and benchmarks of nursing interventions will be integrated.

2 credits

Prerequisites

NUR 454 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 458 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 462A Minimum Grade of C+

NUR 462D Recitation for Mechanisms of Mind Body Illness

Prerequisite: Department approval required to register.

Course Description: The course provides class time to review tests and practice testing techniques.

Course Rotation: Spring and Summer.

0 credits

Corequisites

NUR 462B

NUR 463 Nutrition in Health and Healing

Course Description: This course explores the integral role of nutrition in health, healing and comfort within various cultures and religions of the world. The focus will be on meeting dietary requirements and implementing dietary modifications relating to human response patterns across the life cycle of individuals, families, and communities. The role of the nurse in motivation and education will be emphasized.

Course Rotation: NYC: Spring. PLV: Summer.

2 credits

Prerequisites

NUR 462A Minimum Grade of C+

NUR 464 Pharmacology in Human Response Patterns

Course Description: This course focuses on pharmacological interventions in human response patterns related to the most prevalent challenges to health across the life span. Emphasis will be on drug action and the effect on the person. Pharmacological therapeutics including herbal and homeopathic substances, as they relate to nurses' roles and responsibilities in nursing care management will be studied.

Course Rotation: Summer.

3 credits

Prerequisites

NUR 462A Minimum Grade of C+

NUR 466 Transition into Professional Practice

Health clearance required.
Course Description: This course provides a holistic approach to leadership and management in nursing as it applies to the individual, family, and community. The role of the professional nurse as care manager and partner in the delivery of health care services within a community context will be a major focus. Emphasis will be placed on comparing and contrasting the nursing and care management roles related to health care issues of individuals, families, and communities. Supervised clinical experiences will be provided in a variety of settings. Clinical experiences will also allow independent exploration of a selected health care issues in multiple settings.

Note: The Comprehensive Testing Fee is $230.00 and the Nursing Lab Fee is $670.00, for a total of $900.00.

9 credits

Prerequisites

(NUR 460A Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 460B Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 460C Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 460E Minimum Grade of C+) or ( NUR 460 Minimum Grade of C+) and NUR 462B Minimum Grade of C+ or NUR 462 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 463 Minimum Grade of C+ or NUR 303B Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 464 Minimum Grade of C+ or NUR 317B Minimum Grade of C+

NUR 468 Spirit of Inquiry

Pre or Corequisite: MAT 134. See Advisor and program plan.

Course Description: This course focuses on the value and utility of qualitative and quantitative research to nursing. Topics will foster a spirit of inquiry that will enable the students to be a creative and innovative care manager. As consumers of nursing research the student will examine studies in relation to the individual, family, and community.

Course Rotation: NYC: Summer. PLV: Fall.

2 credits

Prerequisites

MAT 134 Minimum Gradeof C+

NUR 490 Transition to Leadership and Management in the Community

Prerequisite: Health clearance required.
Course Description: This course focuses on leadership and health care management within a community environment. Emphasis is placed on application of principles of nursing individuals and aggregates within the community. Theories of leadership and management in the evolving health care system, as well as health care policy, economics, and delivery are examined within the context of the role of the nurse.

Course Rotation: NYC: Spring. PLV: Fall.

6 credits

Prerequisites

NUR 290 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 291 Minimum Grade of C+

Corequisites

NUR 277, NUR 390

NUR 491A Clinical Practicum I

Health clearance required.
Course Description: This course is intended to allow the RN/BS student to develop increased expertise in a particular clinical area, or to explore a new clinical area. In collaboration with clinical faculty and a preceptor, the student develops an individualized clinical experience consistent with his or her professional goals and supported/complemented by previous or concurrent theoretical courses.

Course Rotation: NYC: Summer. PLV: Fall and Spring.

3 credits

Prerequisites

NUR 290 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 291 Minimum Grade of C+ and NUR 390 Minimum Grade of C+

NUR 589 Matrices of Nursing Practice

Pre-or co-requisites: Undergraduate statistics, undergraduate nursing research and computer literacy. Department approval required.

Course Description: In this course students will examine their own professional practices to identify culturally sensitive relationship-centered care. They will survey the concepts of care management, holism, health promotion, and disease prevention as they apply to designing, implementing, and evaluating health care services in communities. This course will foster a spirit of inquiry about nursing knowledge, theory, and practice.

4 credits

NUR 600 Independent Study in Graduate Nursing

Course Description:An independent study is designed to provide a student with the opportunity to develop and study a selected area of nursing. Students may study advanced aspects of theory or practice through independent field placements with faculty supervision in areas that are not available in current course offerings. NOTE: Students must obtain the appropriate Independent Study forms from the program secretary and must have approval from the chair and faculty member.

1 - 4 credits

NUR 621 Analysis of Concepts in Primary Health Care

Course Description: Master's Core course. This course focuses on concepts of primary health care related to advanced practice nursing. The emphasis is on expanding the student's ability to understand health-related phenomena. Ideas of health are explored from selected philosophic bases as they apply to individuals, families, and communities. Theories and concepts related to advanced practice nursing of individuals, families, and communities are integrated throughout the course.

3 credits

NUR 624 Decision Making in Health Care Systems

Course Description: Master's Core Course. This course focuses on the decision-making process within the health care system in the United States from a primary health care perspective. Students will explore philosophical underpinnings and models affecting decision-making in advanced practice nursing. Current issues and trends influencing advanced practice nursing in a primary health care context are discussed. Emphasis is on gaining understanding of frameworks and the use of self-reflection to apply knowledge in the selection of appropriate approaches to decision-making. Factors influencing decision-making including political, economic, family, cultural, spiritual, ethical, legal/regulatory, organizational, and media will be evaluated in relation to advanced practice nursing. Health care delivery systems and the role of health policy in shaping decisions will be explored.

3 credits

NUR 625 Reinventing Nursing Through Arts and Media

Course Description: This course analyzes images of nurses and nursing in the arts and media (fiction, poetry, theater, painting, photography, film and television), and examines how those images affect the identity of individual nurses and the nursing profession. The course will explore race, religion, ethnicity, gender, socio-economic class, leadership, authority and power through the representation of nurses in various arts and media. Students will develop an aesthetic sense through the study of arts and media that is applicable to nursing practice and that can deepen nurses' understanding of their professional roles and lives of their patients. Perceived view of nurses and nursing will be challenged and a framework for the reinvented nurse will be developed.

3 credits

NUR 626 Historical Issues in Nursing

Course Description: The course focuses on historical themes, trends, and events in nursing in the United States, demonstrating their relevance to contemporary issues in the profession. Students will examine the social, political, economic, and cultural factors of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century’s that influenced the developing nursing profession. Emerging knowledge from women's history will be presented to enrich traditional interpretations of nursing history. Students will select and study the historical dimension of topics reflecting nursing leadership and significant events of a particular period of time. Graduate students identify an interest in their practice and trace its historical antecedent in nursing.

3 credits

NUR 627 Human Gross Anatomy

Course Description: In this course APN students use their base of knowledge in human anatomy and physiology to explore the human body through the process of prosection and dissection. Human gross anatomy is foundational for all health sciences. Studying anatomy in the laboratory provides the student with a real-time, hands-on experience which will reinforce their knowledge through application in the advanced practice role. Through this process students will develop a deeper understanding of human anatomy which they will apply in clinical practice.

3 credits

NUR 630 Advanced Theory and Practice: Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing I

Prerequisite: Department approval required.

Course Description: The focus of this course is on implementation of principles for advanced practice psychiatric nursing. Knowledge from related fields that incorporate a systems approach to the assessment, diagnosis, and management of client systems is explored. Emphasis in delivery of care is shifted from illness to wellness and prevention, especially in prevention of further psychiatric morbidity or disability. Consideration will be given to the contextual relationships among individual client alterations, community resources, and issues in delivery of mental health care services of individuals, families, and groups. In addition, strategies used by advanced practice nurses to promote and maintain emotional well-being are studied. Selected nursing research that links process to outcomes is integrated into the study of psychiatric primary care. Clinical experiences are with a preceptor who is a prescribing practitioner.

0 - 6 credits

Prerequisites

NUR 674 Min Grade C and NUR 681 Min Grade C and NUR 682 Min Grade C

NUR 631 Advanced Theory and Practice II: Psychological and Mental Health Care

Prerequisite: NUR 630, department approval, and health clearance required.

Course Description:Integrating theoretical and clinical components, this course examines strategies used by the Advanced Practice Nurse to optimize mental health in individuals, families, groups, and communities. Knowledge from family systems and other theories and research is synthesized to provide a basis for advanced nursing practice. Special emphasis is on the emotional processes in families, groups, and communities presenting with biological, psychological, or sociocultural problems. Students engage clients in therapeutic relationships to change biological, psychological, and/or social functioning in order to promote optimal health and/or the fullest realization of human potential. Clinical experiences are with a preceptor who is a prescribing practitioner.

6 credits

Prerequisites

NUR 630 Minimum Grade of B

NUR 650 Advanced Theory and Practice 1: Family Primary Care Nursing

Prerequisite: NUR 674, and health clearance required.

Course Description: Clinical Specialty. The focus of this course is the study of family systems in need of advanced primary health care. Emphasis is placed on comprehensive health promotion, illness prevention, and health maintenance in individuals throughout the lifecycle within the family system. Comprehensive assessment and management of acute self-limiting conditions and selected crisis situations, and selected chronic stable conditions are presented. Opportunity to apply and evaluate theories, concepts, and research findings related to health promotion, illness prevention, health maintenance, and health restoration in acute self-limiting conditions, selected crisis situations, and selected chronic stable conditions is provided in the clinical setting (ambulatory).

6 credits

Prerequisites

NUR 621 Minimum Grade of B and NUR 624 Minimum Grade of B and NUR 655 Minimum Grade of B and NUR 681 Minimum Grade of B and NUR 682 Minimum Grade of B and ( NURS 640 Minimum Grade of B or NUR 674 Minimum Grade of B)

NUR 651 Advanced Theory and Practice II: Family Nursing Practice in the Ambulatory Setting

Prerequisite: NUR 650 and health clearance required.

Course Description: The focus of this course is the study of family systems in need of primary health care for comprehensive assessment and advanced nursing strategies relating to individuals with multi-system alterations in health. The ambulatory setting provides the context of the care. Emphasis is on collaboration and common ambulatory problems.

0 - 6 credits

Prerequisites

NUR 650 Min Grade B

NUR 655 Advanced Nursing Research

Course Description: Master's Core Course. This course requires the student to synthesize knowledge of basic research methodology and theoretical foundations of nursing to study nursing problems. The emphasis is placed upon application of the research process to identified problems and issues in nursing and upon the analysis and interpretation of various methodological and statistical techniques. The student develops a research proposal and/or participates in ongoing nursing research.

3 credits

NUR 672 Complementary Health and Healing Practices

Course Description: This course provides an overview of alternative health/healing practices in a variety of practice settings. The psychoneuroimmunology framework is incorporated with the systems model in exploring the science of healing. Theoretical and research bases for healing modalities are presented. The use in health promotion and restoration of selected therapies such as imagery, humor, therapeutic touch, and biofeedback as advanced nursing strategies will be studied.

3 credits

NUR 674 Advanced Health Evaluation

Additional Course Requirements: Department approval and health clearance required.

Course Description: This course is designed to assist the student to become proficient in health assessment and to develop skills in health evaluation consistent with advanced nursing practice for health promotion and health restoration. Students will practice advanced health evaluation techniques including individual and family system assessment, laboratory tests, diagnostic studies and interpretation, and documentation of findings.

0 - 6 credits

Prerequisites

NUR 621 Min Grade B and NUR 624 Min Grade B and NUR 655 Min Grade B and NUR 681 Min Grade B and NUR 682 Min Grade B

NUR 681 Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice Nurses

Course Description: FNP Specialty Core. In this course, APN students use their base of knowledge in pathophysiology to gain greater understanding of the normal physiologic and pathologic mechanisms of disease across the lifespan. Progression from the cellular level provides the APN student with a broad flexible understanding of human physiology and pathology, which is foundational for clinical assessment and decision-making in the management of individuals. This course emphasizes broad categories of intervention and relevant research.

3 credits

NUR 682 Clinical Pharmacology for Prescribing Advanced Practice Nursing

Course Description:PLV Campus only, FNP Specialty Core. In this course, APN students use their base of knowledge in pharmacology to select and apply patient-specific therapeutic regiments for a variety of common conditions across the lifespan. This will include: safety and efficacy of self-prescribed medications, herbs and supplements; immunizations; the choice of safe and effective regiments, dosage adjustment, therapeutic drug monitoring for specific clinical endpoints, monitoring for toxicologic or adverse effects; and, educating patients about their prescribed therapy to encourage patient participation. This course meets the New York State guidelines for prescription writing.

3 credits

NUR 683 Difference of Self: Historical Analysis of Women's Health

Course Description: This course will explore women's health using a primary health care framework. Aspects of self-differentiation, personal identity, self-esteem, emotional isolation and biological integrity will be discussed. Women's health status and needs reflecting the variables will be analyzed. This course emphasizes a historical perspective of women's sense of mastery of self, influenced by political, economic, family, cultural, spiritual, ethical, legal/regulatory, organizational, and media environments.

3 credits

NUR 695A Advanced Practice Nursing Capstone: Nurse Practitioner

Prerequisite: Health clearance required. LAST TIME THIS COURSE WILL BE OFFERED

Course Description: This interactive seminar focuses on the comprehensive assessment, treatment, and care management of individuals, within the context of family and community, who have co-morbid acute and chronic health problems. Emphasis is on the provision of ethically, culturally, and spiritually sensitive relationship-centered care within an interdisciplinary, resource-driven health care environment.

6 credits

Prerequisites

NUR 674 Minimum Grade of B and NUR 650 Minimum Grade of B and NUR 651 Minimum Grade of B

NUR 695C Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nursing Capstone

Prerequisite: Specialty Concentration Sequence. Department approval and health clearance required.

Course Description: This course focuses on the impact of a resource-driven health care environment on the roles of the psychiatric advanced practice nurse with emphasis on the integration of managerial, financial, and clinical responsibilities. The organizational context of care is examined with an exploration of political, legal and ethical issues that arise. Strategies for successful entry into psychiatric advanced practice are discussed. Avenues for implementing the psychiatric advanced practice nurse role within the framework of primary health care are developed and critiqued.

6 credits

Prerequisites

NUR 630 Minimum Grade of B and NUR 631 Minimum Grade of B

NUR 695D Nursing and Health Care Systems Capstone

Prerequisite: NUR 697, NUR 698 and health clearance required.

Course Description: This course provides an opportunity for the implementation, integration, evaluation and synthesis of knowledge and skills acquired in previous nursing informatics coursework. Students will complete a research-oriented or interactive design-oriented project that is relevant to informatics issues in a variety of healthcare environments. In addition, students will develop and apply grant writing skills.

3 credits

Prerequisites

NUR 697 Minimum Grade of B and NUR 698 Minimum Grade of B and NUR 6

Corequisites

NUR 698

NUR 697 Informatics in Nursing and Health Care

Course Description: This course explores the application of information science in nursing and health care. It defines the recent history of nursing informatics and explores the use of information technologies and systems that support decision-making in nursing practice, administration, research, and education. It explores how nursing informatics expands nursing knowledge and provides the profession with measures of patient outcomes resulting from nursing practice. This course builds upon the core CSIS courses and applies the tools learned within to nursing informatics. The course includes theoretical and practical aspects of file and database management systems as well as legal, ethical, and financial aspects of nursing informatics. Applications specific to the practice of advanced practice nurses are discussed. The course will include a practicum that facilitates the students' learning and application of concepts of nursing informatics in a variety of community-based systems including acute case, home care, long-term, public health agencies and other community agencies.

0 - 3 credits

Prerequisites

NUR 621 Min Grade B and NUR 624 Min Grade B and NUR 655 Min Grade B

NUR 698 Nursing and Health Care System Assessment and Development I

Prerequisite: Department approval and health clearance required.

Course Description: This course focuses on the assessment and development of information systems relevant to nursing and health care. Systems management strategies will be critiqued. Project management methods and structured systems development techniques are applied to information systems integration within the health care system. This course will explore in depth the use of information systems to evaluate nursing practice outcomes in clinical settings. Data mining analysis, and concept mapping are used to evaluate information to inform decisions in health care practice.

0 - 3 credits

Prerequisites

NUR 621 Min Grade B and NUR 624 Min Grade B and NUR 655 Min Grade B and NUR 697 Min Grade B and IS 612 Min Grade B and IS 613 Min Grade B and IS 623 Min Grade B and IS 632 Min Grade B and IS 637 Min Grade B

NUR 699 A Cross-Cultural Study and Comparative Analysis - Health Care Delivery Systems

Course Description:Master's Elective Course. Using a primary health care framework, this international field study course provides the opportunity to analyze how health and health care delivery are affected by history, culture, economics, environment, and education, with an emphasis on the role of professional nursing. Through selected readings, seminars, and on-site visitations, systems of health care delivery in the United States and abroad are analytically compared and contrasted. Orientation sessions and assignments prior to departure familiarize participants with the country or countries to be visited and provide a focus for observation and collegial dialogue in the host country. Each semester the course will focus on health care in a particular country. Students must attend seminars to participate in the study tour.

3 credits

NUR 705 Principles of Leadership

Pre or Co-requisite: Nursing Graduate Core and Education and Administration Leadership Foundations.

Course Description: This course provides students with the fundamental tools necessary to assume leadership roles in diverse health care and academic settings. The nursing leader of today is proactive and understands the ever-increasing challenges of the health care industry and higher educational enterprise. Students are given the theoretical foundation to enhance their leadership skills. Various principles of leadership, that have occurred over time, particularly transformational situational and relational leadership, are studied. Guiding, directing, teaching, motivating, coaching, and mentoring others toward goal setting and successful outcomes are considered. Individual leadership styles, as well as emotional intelligence and the concept of transference as they pertain to leading and following are examined. The student will have an opportunity to develop consider systems assessment in order to plan projects addressing contemporary leadership issues in the health care and academic practice settings. The course also provides students with the tools necessary to recognize and negotiate potential barriers to effective leadership.

3 credits

Prerequisites

NUR 621 Minimum Grade of B and NUR 624 Minimum Grade of B and NUR 655 Minimum Grade of B

NUR 712 Joining the Health Care Setting: Elements of the Role of the Nurse Administrator

0 - 4 credits

Prerequisites

NUR 705 Min Grade B and NUR 710 Min Grade B and NUR 711 Min Grade B

NURS 706 Educating the Educator: Concepts Behind the Practice of Teaching

Course Description: The history of nursing education and practice provides the context for understanding the concepts behind the practice of teaching. With a philosophical perspective this course provides the student with teaching and learning theories that can be used in various learning environments. Students explore concepts of adult learning within a culturally competent and evidence-based practice framework. In addition students learn theories of evaluation and how to measure outcomes of learning objectives, in order to develop multiple choice, essay type questions, and concepts of test construction. Item analysis, the development of rubrics for assessment and evaluation are introduced and explored.

Course Rotation: Spring

4 credits

Prerequisites

NURS 801 Minimum Grade of B and NURS 802 Minimum Grade of B and NURS 803 Minimum Grade of B and NURS 640 Minimum Grade of B and NURS 681 Minimum Grade of B and NURS 682 Minimum Grade of B

Corequisites

NURS 707A

NURS 707 A & B Developing the Methods: Teaching/Learning Strategies

Course Description: Nursing Education Specialty. This course provides students with student teaching/learning strategies that can be used in today’s educational and practice settings. Students develop program and course objectives and appropriate evaluation methods. Use of technology in educating individuals or groups is discussed. The course focuses on specific learning and teaching strategies such as use of self-reflection, portfolios, journals, seminars, case studies, media, humor, distance learning and technology to enhance critical thinking in learners. Students will design curricula and then present it to a group, using strategies learned in the course.

4 credits

Prerequisites

NUR 705 Minimum Grade of B and NUR 706 Minimum Grade of B and NUR 706 Minimum Grade of C

Corequisites

NUR 706

NURS 708 Joining the Academic and Practice Setting

Course Description: Given the increasing demand for nursing educators, this course explores the educator's role in a variety of academic and practice settings including: university, college, staff development and continuing education. Topics include legal and ethical issues in education, cultural diversity, budgeting, tenure and promotion, certification, accreditation, internal and external policies , licensure, collegiality, academic freedom, assessment and testing, and outcomes evaluation. The students examine the evidence that addresses the issues surrounding the educator's role.

Course Rotation: Fall

4 credits

Prerequisites

NURS 640 Minimum Grade of B and NURS 681 Minimum Grade of B and NURS 682 Minimum Grade of B and NURS 706 Minimum Grade of B and NURS 707A Minimum Grade of B and NURS 801 Minimum Grade of B and NURS 802 Minimum Grade of B and NURS 803 Minimum Grade of B and NURS 804 Minimum Grade of B

Corequisites

NURS 707B

NURS 713 Project Based Preceptor Leadership Experience

Course Description: This clinically oriented project-based precepted leadership experience provides the framework whereby students demonstrate the skills needed to conduct initiatives required as an educator in academic and/or practice environment s. Precepted leadership experiences enable the student to collect and analyze data and to utilize evidence-based practice principles in the identification and application of strategies to meet the educational needs of nurses or of undergraduate students. There will be a focus on an area of clinical practice expertise. The course emphasizes intra and interdisciplinary work including consultation, collaboration and partnership development. Course faculty mentor students and discuss progress in their precepted learning experience. Application of the concepts, strategies and role learned in prerequisite specialty core courses serve as the foundation for this experience. In addition, all students will explore the role of technology in nursing education including concepts and applications of topics such as simulation, (e.g. including development of case story and debriefing), design of Blackboard (and other e-platforms), development of e-portfolio, and other futuristic applications using technology for nursing education. This course will have a residency requirement of 60 hours in the simulation labs at the University.

Course Rotation: Spring

6 credits

Prerequisites

NURS 640 Minimum Grade of B and NURS 681 Minimum Grade of B and NURS 682 Minimum Grade of B and NURS 706 Minimum Grade of B and NURS 707A Minimum Grade of B and NURS 707B Minimum Grade of B and NURS 708 Minimum Grade of B and NURS 801 Minimum Grade of B and NURS 802 Minimum Grade of B and NURS 803 Minimum Grade of B and NURS 804 Minimum Grade of B