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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 460 Care Management Across Health Trajectories

Prerequisite: NUR 452, NUR 454, NUR 456 and all prerequisite sciences. Health clearance required.

Course Description: This course explores the human response patterns related to the most prevalent challenges to health across this life span. The nurse's 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, long term, and home settings.

0 - 8 credits

Prerequisites

NUR 452 Min Grade C+ and NUR 454 Min Grade C+ and NUR 456 Min Grade C+ and NUR 462 Min Grade C+ and NUR 463 Min Grade C+ and NUR 464 Min Grade C+

NUR 462 Mechanisms of Illness: Mind, Body and Spirit

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 illness as they relate to human response patterns across the life span will be explored. Emphasis will be placed on the pathophysiological and pathopsychological bases for the health/illness trajectory. Nursing assessments and benchmarks of nursing interventions will be integrated.

Course Rotation: NYC: Spring. PLV: Summer.

4 credits

NUR 491B Clinical Practicum II

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: Fall and Spring.

3 credits

Prerequisites

NUR 290 Min Grade D and NUR 291 Min Grade D and NUR 390 Min Grade D