NURS g482 Trends in Nursing 1-3 credits. Designed to enable nurses and other health care workers to study specific problems and trends; update knowledge and skills; evaluate and explore approaches to the solution of problems or trends. May be repeated up to a total of 6 credits.
NURS g483 Total Health Assessment 3 credits (1 credit lab). Theory and practice in the evaluation of clients to differentiate normal from abnormal manifestations of health. PREREQ: PERMISSION OF DEPARTMENT OF NURSING.
NURS g493 Seminar 3 credits. Reading, discussion, and preparation of reports on selected topics. May be repeated up to 6 credits. PREREQ: PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR.
NURS 597 Professional Education Development Topics. Variable credit. May be repeated. A course for practicing professionals aimed at the development and improvement of skills. May not be applied to graduate degrees. May be graded S/U.
NURS 602 Nursing and the Health Care System 3 credits. An analysis of the effects of the health care system on individuals, groups, families, and communities. The interactional effects of the health care delivery system and professional nursing practice are studied.
NURS 604 Family Assessment II 3 credits. Presentation of specific family assessment instruments such as levels of family functioning scale, circumplex model, beavers system model and family environment scale. PREREQ: PSYC 601 OR CESE 601.
NURS 606 Family Violence 2 credits. Delineates the implications for assessment and treatment of the family with violence. Topics of physical abuse, sexual abuse and psychological/emotional abuse of adults and children within a family structure will be addressed.
NURS 607 Theoretical Foundations in Nursing 3 credits. Critical examination of the development of a body of nursing knowledge and the generation and application of theory as a practice profession.
NURS 608 Theoretical Foundations of Family Nursing 4 credits. Investigates the evolving body of knowledge of family theory as it relates to advanced nursing practice.
NURS 610 Research Formulations in Nursing 3 credits. Preparation for analyzing and conducting research relevant to nursing practice and basic to the generation of nursing theory. PREREQ: NURS 602, 607, 608, OR PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR.
NURS 611 Advanced Health Assessment and practicum 4 credits (2 theory, 2 practicum). Builds on basic skills of individual health assessment appropriate to primary care in rural communities. Related assessment skills and laboratory techniques are covered. PREREQ: NURS 602, NURS 607, NURS 608.
NURS 612 Rural Community Seminar I Practicum 3 credits (2 theory, 1 clinical). Characteristics unique to rural communities and their diversity are discussed and assessed. PREREQ: NURS 602, NURS 607, NURS 608.
NURS 613 Family Nursing Assessment 2 credits (6 contact hours per week practicum). Application of current theories to family assessment and intervention by the nurse as an advanced practitioner. PREREQ: ALL CORE CLASSES; CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT IN NURS 610.
NURS 614 Adult Primary Nursing I/Chronic Illness 3 credits (2 theory, 1 practicum). Chromic illnesses affecting adults and families emphasizing clinical applications, assessment, care and treatment of physical and psychological conditions. PREREQ: NURS 611, NURS 612. COREQ: PHAR 645.
NURS 615 Seminar: Principles of Teaching for the Clinician 1 credit. The essential components in the development of patient education, staff development, and continuing education in nursing are explored. PREREQ: ALL CORE CLASSES; COREQ: NURS 610.
NURS 616 Nursing Administration I 1 credit. Nursing and administration theories relevant to nursing departments in the community, extended care facilities, and acute care settings. PREREQ: ALL CORE CLASSES; COREQ: NURS 610.
NURS 617 Adult Primary Nursing II/Acute Illness 3 credits (2 theory, 1 practicum). Emergent illnesses with limited impact on individuals and families emphasizing clinical application of prevention, intervention, and evaluation. PREREQ: NURS 611, NURS 612. COREQ: NURS 614, PHAR 645.
NURS 618 Maternal-Child Primary Care 3 credits (2 theory, 1 practicum). Women, infants, children, reproductive/sexual health concepts will be discussed with clinical application. PREREQ: NURS 611, NURS 612. COREQ: NURS 614, NURS 617, PHAR 645.
NURS 619 Nurse Practitioner Practicum I 5 credits. Theory, research findings, assessment and intervention skills are applied in providing health care to families and individuals in selected clinical settings. PREREQ: NURS 614, NURS 617, NURS 618, PHAR 645.
NURS 620 Nurse Practitioner Practicum II 5 credits. Theory, research findings, assessment and interventions skills are applied in delivering health care to rural families and individuals. PREREQ: NURS 614, NURS 617, NURS 618, PHAR 645. COREQ: NURS 619.
NURS 621 Nurse Practitioner Roles 1 credit. Synthesis of theory, research and practice in rural nursing emphasizing analysis of issues, theory and experiences in advanced nursing. PREREQ: NURS 614, NURS 617, NURS 618, PHAR 645. COREQ: NURS 619.
NURS 622 Nursing Administration I Practicum. Credits: 3 credit hours per semester; 1 credit hour seminar, 2 credits or 6 contact hours per week practicum. Course description: application of theoretical content from NURS 616. PREREQ: ALL CORE COURSES; COREQ: NURS 616.
NURS 623 Curriculum Development in Nursing 4 credits. Patterns of curriculum development in nursing, including philosophy, conceptual framework and curriculum design. Instructional design content included. PREREQ: ALL CORE CLASSES; COREQ: NURS 610.
NURS 624 Nursing Administration II 3 credits. Critical analysis of problems in nursing service departments in the community, extended care facilities, and acute care settings. PREREQ: NURS 622.
NURS 626 Nursing Administration II Practicum 3 credits (9 contact hours per week). Application of nursing administration concepts to promote quality health care for clients in any setting. PREREQ: NURS 622; COREQ: NURS 624.
NURS 628 Evaluation in Nursing Education 2 credits. Evaluation of learning in relation to specific objectives and measures is emphasized in this course. PREREQ: NURS 623 AND 625; COREQ: NURS 634.
NURS 630 Advanced Clinical Practice I 5 credits. Advanced clinical knowledge and skills in providing nursing care to a specified client population. Emphasis is on development of competence in roles of provider of care, collaborator, educator. PREREQ: COMPLETION OF CORE COURSES.
NURS 631 Advanced Clinical Practice II 5 credits. Advanced clinical knowledge and skills in providing nursing care to a specified client population. Emphasis is on development of competence in roles of consultant, researcher, manager. PREREQ: NURS 630.
NURS 634 Seminar and Practicum in Nursing Education 4 credits. Application of educational principles and concepts in the classroom and clinical setting. Includes the opportunity to explore facets of faculty roles. PREREQ: ALL CORE COURSES, NURS 623; COREQ: NURS 628.
NURS 636 Special Problems 1-3 credits. Individual work under faculty guidance. PREREQ: PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR.
NURS 650 Thesis variable and repeatable to 6 credits.
NURS 651 Master's Project 5 credits. Conducted under guidance of a supervising committee.