Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Post Master's Certificate (33 units)

 

The program includes 720 clinical hours. 

 

Students explore the role of the AGACNP from a theoretical foundation while developing evidence-based strategies in the care of acutely ill, adult-gerontological population. The course builds on concepts derived from pre-requisite courses with an emphasis on clinical acumen in decision making to support diagnosis and management across the continuum of care. Students examine the importance of cultural awareness and spiritual support when developing a plan of care. Students will be introduced to legal regulations and ethical standards surrounding APRN practice. Prerequisites: NUR 555, 558, and 560. Pre- or Co- Requisite: NUR 513. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 508P. (3 units; As offered & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR508-A
Torres, Nidia J.
05/06/2024 W 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg 181
NUR508-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Online
NUR508-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 W 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

The practicum experience provides a supervised environment where the student can apply evidence-based concepts while developing clinical competency in acute management skills and honing clinical documentation. Emphasis is placed on building therapeutic relationships, safe clinical decision making, management of emergent or acute illness, and procedural interventions. 3 units = 135 hours of supervised clinical practice with a preceptor. Practicum: 3 units = 135 hours. Additional clinical fee. Prerequisite: NUR 555, 558, and 560. Pre- or Co- Requisite: NUR 513. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 508. (3 units; As offered & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR508P-A
Jung, Deanna Dianne
05/06/2024 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR508P-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR508P-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Online

Students will consider comorbidities, atypical presentations, geriatric syndromes, polypharmacy, and other influencing factors such as stereotypes of aging and prescription challenges for the hospitalized patient. Focus will be on developing a culturally and spiritually appropriate, interdisciplinary management plan of the adult-gerontological patient who is experiencing an exacerbation of a chronic health condition or acute illness. Emphasis on evidence-based practice, legal regulations, and ethical standards will continue. Prerequisites: NUR 508 and 508P. Pre- or C-Requsite: NUR 514. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 509P. (3 units; As offered & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR509-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR509-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

The practicum experience provides students the opportunity to refine their clinical decision-making skills within the interdisciplinary team in culturally sensitive, holistic assessment, diagnosis, planning, management and education of patients and families in the acute care settings. The focus will be on enhancing management skills through the continuum of care, applying evidence-based concepts, and enhancing critical care skills through procedural education. Practicum: 4 units = 180 hours. Additional clinical fee. Prerequisites: NUR 508 and 508P. Pre- or C-Requisite: NUR 514. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 509. (4 units; As offered & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR509P-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR509P-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

Students will develop an understanding of assessment, diagnosis, and management of adult patients who have experienced traumatic injury. Emphasis will be on understanding the kinematics of trauma and the potential for long-term disability. Additional topics will include concepts related to special populations, such as pregnant women. The course will enhance the leadership role of the student as part of an interdisciplinary trauma team in the acute treatment of patients and across the continuum of care. Prerequisites: NUR 509, 509P, 513, and 514. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 510P. (3 units; As offered & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR510-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 W 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg

The practicum will allow for assessment, diagnosis, and management of the adult with a traumatic injury. The student will practice with an understanding of the kinematics of trauma and how this lends to the displacement of energy which causes bodily injury. The course will enhance the leadership role of the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) as part of an interdisciplinary decision-making trauma team in the acute treatment of patients and across the continuum of care. Practicum: 4 units = 180 hours. Additional clinical fee. Prerequisites: NUR 509, 509P, 513, and 514. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 510. (4 units; As offered & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR510P-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

Students focus on ways to develop comprehensive plans for transitions of care for patients with complex and multisystem disorders. The full spectrum of health care services including rehabilitation and palliative or end of life care will be explored. Additional topics will include costs, reimbursement, penalties, and resource utilization. Emphasis continues on application of legal regulations and ethical standards to prepare the student for independent practice. Prerequisites: NUR 510, 510P, 513, and 514.. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 511P. (3 units; As offered & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR511-A
Torres, Nidia J.
05/06/2024 T 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg 110
NUR511-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

The practicum residency experience focuses on independent, evidenced-based management of patients based on advanced assessment skills, diagnosis, and planning. Advanced communication skills and techniques with diverse audiences will be explored. Application of holistic, culturally sensitive care and education of patient's, families, and/or caregivers to support healthy aging as they navigate transitions across the health care systems in collaboration with the interprofessional team is expected. Practicum: 5 units = 225 hours. Additional clinical fee. Prerequisites: NUR 510, 510P, 513, and 514. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 511. (5 units; As offered & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR511P-A
Jung, Deanna Dianne
05/06/2024 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR511P-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

The student will develop competency in pharmacotherapeutic regimens of adults requiring acute management of disease processes with integration of individual assessment and evaluation. Polypharmacy and challenges in prescribing are explored while implementing critical thinking and decision-making skills. Practicum: Six (6) hours/week. Additional nursing fee. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean. Prerequisites: NUR 555, 558, and 560. (1 unit; As offered & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR513-A
Torres, Nidia J.
05/06/2024 W 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg 181
NUR513-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Online
NUR513-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 W 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

This course explores selected health problems with analysis of physiologic and psychological changes experienced by older adults. Analysis of complex co-morbidities is integrated with knowledge of pharmacotherapeutic regimens and evidence-based practice in managing frail older adults. Polypharmacy and challenges in prescribing are explored while implementing critical thinking and decision-making skills. (1 units; As offered & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR514-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 W 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR514-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 W 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg

The student will develop a foundation in cardiac electrophysiology in both, normal physiology and pathophysiological states. Content will include theory and research on the mechanisms and diagnoses of these conditions as evidenced in electrocardiographic monitoring. Focus will be on integration of scientific rationales for interventions /management of cardiac ischemia and arrhythmias. (1 unit; As offered & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR528-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 W 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

This course guides the student through the process of synthesizing advanced nursing theoretical, practice, and research knowledge learned throughout the MSN program. Students will integrate the AACN's Essentials of Master's Education in Nursing into a professional portfolio and prepare for national certification. (2 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR597-B
Jung, Deanna Dianne
05/06/2024 T 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg 110
NUR597-D
Carter, Deborah L
05/06/2024 T 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg 211
NUR597-A
Chang, Sabrina Yap
05/06/2024 T 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg 232
NUR597-C
Davis, Caleb Alexander
05/06/2024 T 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg 132
NUR597-E
Toro, Stacey N.
05/06/2024 - Online
NUR597-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 W 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 W 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 T 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 T 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 W 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-C
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 W 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-D
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Online
NUR597-E
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Online
NUR597-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 W 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg

 

Family Nurse Practitioner Post-Master's Certificate (28 units)

 

The program includes 540 direct patient care clinical hours.

 

Students explore the role of the FNP, theoretical foundations of family theory, with a focus on the complexities of chronic adult health issues related to primary care. Emphasis is placed on developing culturally sensitive health assessment, interpretive diagnostic competencies, and management skills to reduce illness progression. Legal regulations and ethical practice guidelines will form a critical foundation for practice. Concurrent Requisite: NUR569P. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR569-A
Hart-Kepler, Virginia L
05/06/2024 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg 232
NUR569-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Online
NUR569-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

The practicum experience focuses on application of theoretical and evidence-based foundations to develop the FNP role in culturally sensitive assessment, diagnostic reasoning, planning, management and education of patients with chronic conditions within the primary care setting. Requires 135 hours of supervised clinical practice with a preceptor. Clinical: 135 hours. Pracricum: 4 units. Additional lab fee. Pre- or Co- Requisite: NUR555, 558, and 560. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 569. (4 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR569P-B
Gay, Marcia A.
05/06/2024 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR569P-C
Spencer, Krysten L.
05/06/2024 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR569P-A
Hart-Kepler, Virginia L
05/06/2024 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR569P-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR569P-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR569P-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR569P-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR569P-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR569P-C
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

Students further examine the role of the FNP with a focus on family health related to primary care. Emphasis is on culturally sensitive women and gender health care, health promotion, illness prevention, and management skills. Legal regulations and ethical practice standards continue to guide practice. Lecture: 3 units. Prerequisites: NUR 569 and 569P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 572P. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR572-A
Kane, Gabriel J.
05/06/2024 T 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg 132
NUR572-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 W 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR572-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Online

The practicum experience focuses on application of theoretical and evidence-based foundations to further develop the FNP role specific to women and gender populations in culturally sensitive assessment, diagnosis, planning, management and education of patients within the primary care setting. Requires 135 hours of supervised clinical practice with a preceptor. Clinical: 135 hours. Practicum: 3 units. Prerequisites: NUR 569 and 569P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 572. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR572P-A
Kane, Gabriel J.
05/06/2024 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR572P-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR572P-C
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR572P-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR572P-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR572P-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR572P-C
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

Students examine the role of the FNP with a focus on pediatric populations. Emphasis is placed on common acute and chronic pediatric illnesses, developmental milestones, behavioral health, using culturally sensitive health promotion, illness prevention, and management with collaborative partnership to develop family centered care in the primary setting. Legal regulations and ethical practice standards specific to the pediatric population guide practice. Prerequisites: NUR 572 and 572P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 574P. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR574-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 T 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR574-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

The practicum experience focuses on application of theoretical and evidence-based foundations to further develop the FNP role specific to pediatric populations in culturally sensitive assessment, diagnosis, planning, management and education of patients and families within the primary care setting. Requires 135 hours of supervised clinical practice with a preceptor. Clinical: 135 hours. Practicum: 3 units. Prerequisites: NUR 572 and 572P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 574. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR574P-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR574P-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR574P-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR574P-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

Students apply theoretical foundations to the care of acute illnesses, gaining discernment of emergent conditions from varying pathological states. Focus is on culturally sensitive, evidence-based clinical decision-making and diagnostic interpretation to support independent management. Legal regulations and ethical practice guidelines prepare the student for independent practice. Lecture: Three (3) units. Prerequisite(s): NUR 574 and 574P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 576P. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR576-A
Kane, Gabriel J.
05/06/2024 T 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg 232
NUR576-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 T 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR576-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

The practicum experience focuses on application of theoretical and evidence-based development of the FNP role toward independent practice. Integration of culturally sensitive assessment, diagnosis, planning, management and education is specific to acute populations and their families within the primary care setting. Emphasis is on prompt identification of pathological, high acuity states based on presentation, providing delivery of acute healthcare management across the life span. Requires 180 hours of supervised clinical practice with a preceptor. Clinical: 180 hours. Practicum: 4 units. Additional leb fee. Prerequisite: NUR 574 and 574P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR576. (4 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR576P-B
Kane, Gabriel J.
05/06/2024 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR576P-A
Kane, Gabriel J.
05/06/2024 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR576P-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR576P-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR576P-C
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR576P-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

This course guides the student through the process of synthesizing advanced nursing theoretical, practice, and research knowledge learned throughout the MSN program. Students will integrate the AACN's Essentials of Master's Education in Nursing into a professional portfolio and prepare for national certification. (2 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR597-B
Jung, Deanna Dianne
05/06/2024 T 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg 110
NUR597-D
Carter, Deborah L
05/06/2024 T 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg 211
NUR597-A
Chang, Sabrina Yap
05/06/2024 T 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg 232
NUR597-C
Davis, Caleb Alexander
05/06/2024 T 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg 132
NUR597-E
Toro, Stacey N.
05/06/2024 - Online
NUR597-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 W 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 W 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 T 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 T 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 W 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-C
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 W 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-D
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Online
NUR597-E
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Online
NUR597-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 W 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg

 

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Post Master's Certificate (29 units)

 

The program includes 585 clinical hours. 

 

Students explore the role of the PMHNP from a theoretical perspective and evidence-based foundation. Interviewing skills, assessment, and utilization of data collection methods to analyze and evaluate bio-psychosocial information regarding psychiatric mental health illness across the lifespan are initiated. Emphasis is in on the effects of potential and/or existing co-morbid health problems. The Diagnostic Statistical Manual provides the underpinning for diagnostic reasoning. Legal regulations and ethical standards inform practice. Prerequisites: NUR 555, 558, and 560. Pre- or Co- Requisite: NUR 517. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 504P. (3 units; As offered & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR504-A
Edison-Riley, DeAndra
05/06/2024 W 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg 234
NUR504-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Online
NUR504-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 W 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg

The practicum experience allows students to apply theoretical and evidence-based foundations to develop the PMHNP role. Students evaluate assessment data and evidence-based practice to formulate differential diagnosis, disease management, and health promotion plan of care in collaboration with the patient. 3 units = 135 hours of supervised clinical practice with a preceptor. 3 units = 135 hours. Additional clinical fee. Prerequisite: NUR 555, 558, and 560. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 504.(3 units; As offered & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR504P-A
James, Shanna
05/06/2024 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR504P-B
James, Shanna
05/06/2024 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR504P-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR504P-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR504P-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR504P-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR504P-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

Students increase their knowledge and competence in the assessment of adult and older adults with psychiatric mental health illnesses. Emphasis is on the development of cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy treatment planning for individuals with mood, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive, trauma/stress-related disorders and interventions from psychotherapy and psychopharmacology for individuals with psychotic disorders, substance use disorders, and personality disorders. Legal regulations and ethical standards continue to inform practice. Prerequisites: NUR 504 and 504P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 505P. (3 units; As offered & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR505-A
Davis, Caleb Alexander
05/06/2024 T 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg 234
NUR505-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 W 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR505-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Online

The practicum experience allows students the opportunity to refine assessment adult and older adults with psychiatric mental health illnesses, development of differential diagnoses, disease management, implementing psychotherapy, and health promotion interventions. 3 units = 135 hours of supervised clinical practice with a preceptor. 3 units = 135 hours. Additional clinical fee. Prerequisite: NUR 504 and 504P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 505. (3 units; As offered & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR505P-B
James, Shanna
05/06/2024 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR505P-A
James, Shanna
05/06/2024 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR505P-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR505P-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR505P-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR505P-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR505P-C
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

Students continue to examine the role of the psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. Emphasis is placed on child/adolescent development, family systems, and assessment and treatment of children/families. Students develop evidence–based treatment interventions based on psychotherapy and psychopharmacology for anxiety, depressive, neurodevelopmental disorders, bipolar, psychotic, trauma/stress-related, substance-use, and eating/elimination disorders. Legal regulations and ethical guidelines continue to inform practice. Prerequisites: NUR 505 and 505P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 506P. (3 units; As offered & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR506-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 T 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR506-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 W 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg

The practicum experience focuses on application of theoretical and evidence-based foundations for assessment of child/adolescent populations with psychiatric mental health illnesses, development of differential diagnoses, disease management, implementing psychotherapy, and health promotion interventions. 3 units = 135 hours of supervised clinical practice with a preceptor. 3 units = 135 hours. Additional clinical fee. Prerequisite: NUR 505 and 505P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 506. (3 units; As offered & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR506P-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR506P-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR506P-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR506P-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

Students synthesize and apply theoretical and evidence-based care and management to promote and support client stabilization, rehabilitation, and recovery across the life span. Emphasis is placed forming comprehensive plans of care based on assessment of psychiatric mental health illnesses. Analysis of health policies and the impact on care coordination will be highlighted. Legal regulations and ethical standards prepare the student for independent practice. Prerequisites: NUR 506 and 506P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 507P. (3 units; As offered & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR507-A
Davis, Caleb Alexander
05/06/2024 T 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg 132
NUR507-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 T 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR507-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

The practicum experience prepares the student for independent practice while working collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team to provide continuity of care across PMH settings. Application of culturally sensitive assessment, diagnosis, planning, management and education is used to promote resilience and recovery. 4 units = 180 hours of supervised clinical practice with a preceptor. 4 units = 180 hours. Additional clinical fee. Prerequisite: NUR 506 and 506P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 507. (4 units; As offered & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR507P-B
James, Shanna
05/06/2024 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR507P-A
James, Shanna
05/06/2024 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR507P-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR507P-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR507P-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR507P-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

Students develop an understanding of neuroscience and pharmacotherapeutics for patients with mental health conditions. Emphasis is on establishing a foundation for decision-making necessary for initiating, monitoring, and modifying pharmacological treatment plans for mental health conditions. Chemical neurotransmission, interactions, side effects, and prescribing guidelines for psychopharmaceuticals commonly utilized across the lifespan are addressed. Legal and regulatory requirements related to NP practice in California will form a critical foundation for practice. Prerequisites: NUR 555, 558, and 560. Pre- or Co- Requisite: NUR 504 and 504P. (2 units; As offered & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR517-A
Davis, Caleb Alexander
05/06/2024 W 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg 234
NUR517-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Online
NUR517-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 W 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

This course guides the student through the process of synthesizing advanced nursing theoretical, practice, and research knowledge learned throughout the MSN program. Students will integrate the AACN's Essentials of Master's Education in Nursing into a professional portfolio and prepare for national certification. (2 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR597-B
Jung, Deanna Dianne
05/06/2024 T 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg 110
NUR597-D
Carter, Deborah L
05/06/2024 T 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg 211
NUR597-A
Chang, Sabrina Yap
05/06/2024 T 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg 232
NUR597-C
Davis, Caleb Alexander
05/06/2024 T 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg 132
NUR597-E
Toro, Stacey N.
05/06/2024 - Online
NUR597-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 W 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 W 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 T 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 T 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 W 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-C
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 W 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-D
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Online
NUR597-E
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Online
NUR597-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 W 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg

 

Nurse Educator Post-Master's Curriculum (16 units)

 

This program includes 225 clinical hours.

 

This course analyzes selected teaching and learning models that are applicable to nursing education. Nursing theoretical perspectives with the nursing human becoming teaching-learning model is highlighted. Strategies for course development with didactic and practicum teaching are examined. Research relative to nursing education is reviewed and critiqued. Design of applied research methods to determine effectiveness of teaching strategies is incorporated. Selected university faculty and nurse education issues are also explored. Lecture: 3 units; Clinical: 1 unit. (4 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR582-A
Meyer, Rebecca L.
05/06/2024 W 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg OTHR
NUR582-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations ONLN
NUR582-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 W 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg OTHR

This course includes an analysis of educational leadership and the multiple roles of the nurse educator related to teaching, scholarship, service, and practice. A human becoming nursing theoretical perspectives and practical approaches supported by research in nursing and higher education literature, as well as the Christian educator’s role promoting faith integration, are addressed. Prerequisite: NUR 582. Lecture: 2 unit; Clinical: 2 unit. (4 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR584-A
Carter, Deborah L
05/06/2024 T 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg OTHR
NUR584-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 W 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg ONLN
NUR584-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations ONLN

Theoretical approaches to educational assessment, the development and implementation of nursing curriculum, and student and program outcomes are addressed. The importance of a cohesive program philosophy, mission statement, conceptual framework, and program outcomes are emphasized. The course includes critical analysis of related topics based upon current research in nursing and higher education literature. Practicum hours include implementation of evaluation and testing strategies in healthcare education settings with emphasis on program improvement resulting from analysis of data related to program improvement indicators. Prerequisites: NUR 582 and 584. Lecture: 3 units; Clinical: 1 unit. (4 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR586-A
Carter, Deborah L
05/06/2024 T 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg OTHR
NUR586-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 W 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg OTHR
NUR586-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations ONLN

This practicum course is designed for non-APRN direct care providers to expand clinical knowledge and proficiency in their current practice area. Under the direction of a nursing faculty member, students will be placed with a graduate prepared preceptor in the clinical setting. Students will provide direct patient care to patients, families and communities, collaborate with interprofessional teams, improve patient services, and implement evidence-based practice to improve patient outcomes. Requires 90 hours of supervised clinical practice with a preceptor. (2 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR588-A
Coaston, Angela S.
05/06/2024 W 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg OTHR
NUR588-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations ONLN

This course guides the student through the process of synthesizing advanced nursing theoretical, practice, and research knowledge learned throughout the MSN program. Students will integrate the AACN's Essentials of Master's Education in Nursing into a professional portfolio and prepare for national certification. (2 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR597-B
Jung, Deanna Dianne
05/06/2024 T 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg 110
NUR597-D
Carter, Deborah L
05/06/2024 T 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg 211
NUR597-A
Chang, Sabrina Yap
05/06/2024 T 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg 232
NUR597-C
Davis, Caleb Alexander
05/06/2024 T 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg 132
NUR597-E
Toro, Stacey N.
05/06/2024 - Online
NUR597-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 W 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 W 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 T 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 T 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 W 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-C
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 W 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-D
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Online
NUR597-E
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Online
NUR597-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 W 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg

 

Nursing Informatics Post-Master's Curriculum (17 units)

 

The program includes 225 clinical hours.

 

Students explore cultural nursing theories and worldviews that impact healthcare organizations from a biblical perspective. Topics include cultural awareness, cultural sensitivity, cultural competence, cultural humility, health equity, literacy, respect, human dignity, and social justice. Methods to overcome institutional racism and improve interprofessional collaboration to transform systems and create quality outcomes will be explored. (2 units; Spring/Summer)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR589-A
Toro, Stacey N.
05/06/2024 - Online
NUR589-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Online
NUR589-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 W 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

Students develop knowledge and skills in the concepts, theories, models, and frameworks that support informatics in practice. Topics include communication, nursing science, information science, computer science, group dynamics, adult learning theory, and systems thinking. Ethical and social issues related to consumer health and privacy will be emphasized. Prerequisite: NUR578. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 590P. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR590-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 - Online

In this course, the learner implements the role of the informatics nurse specialist in a health care setting. The focus is on the integration and application of theory, knowledge, and skills from previous courses within the various roles open to an informatics nurse specialist. Learners are provided an opportunity to work closely with a preceptor to observe and participate in real world informatics activities. Under the guidance of the preceptor, learners will have the opportunity to use current informatics evidence and research from the literature, collect and analyze data, demonstrate critical thinking skills, identify researchable clinical informatics problems, and identify and evaluate various informatics roles. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 590. (2 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR590P-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

Students examine database management systems related to efficiency, data security, information exchange, meaningful use, and quality improvement metrics. Quality measures and benchmarking for management systems on the state and national level will be presented. Workflow modeling in systems design will be examined. Lecture: 2 units. Prerequisites: NUR 590 and 590P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 592P (2 units; Fall, Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR592-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Online

Students use hands-on experience with database management, workflow tools, and other software that interfaces within a healthcare organization. Data management, benchmarking, and meaningful use will be the focus. Prerequisites: NUR 590 and 590P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 592. (2 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR592P-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

Students analyze existing health information systems and whether the Triple Aims and IOM's quality and safety goals are being met. Ways to plan, design, implement, monitor, and maintain a data management system to be used by nurse administrators, clinicians, educators will be presented. Students examine patient education and interdisciplinary professional education methods using critical thinking and problem-solving competencies. Prerequisites: NUR 578, 590, 590P, 592, and 592P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 593P. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR593-A
Herrera, Dayna L.
05/06/2024 T 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Instructor OFFC
NUR593-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Online

Students integrate leadership, critical thinking, and problem-solving abilities related to informatics scope of practice within the context of a real-world environment. Students assume the role of a beginning nursing informatics specialist, collaborating with other members of the interdisciplinary team. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 593. Practicum: 45 hours. (1 unit; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR593P-A
Cinbat, Melisa
05/06/2024 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR593P-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

Students assess the gaps related to rules, regulations, security, and privacy within their organization and create a comprehensive project management plan which includes scope, integration, communication, time, cost, risk, quality, and human resources management. Prerequisites: NUR 578, 590, 591, and 592. Concurrent Requisites: NUR 593 and 593P. (2 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR594-A
Herrera, Dayna L.
05/06/2024 T 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Instructor OFFC
NUR594-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Online

 

Nursing Organizational Leadership Post-Master's Curriculum (17 units)

 

The program includes 225 clinical hours.

 

Students focus on effective organizational communication, relationship management, and shared decision-making, which includes the community, interdisciplinary team, and academic partnerships, from a biblical perspective. Topics include complexity science, healthcare delivery models, healthcare policy, governance, patient safety, outcomes measurement, and utilization management. Evidence-based practice related to quality improvement metrics, risk mitigation and management strategies, leadership styles, and the ethics of professionalism will be analyzed. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 583. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR581-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 - Online
NUR581-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

Students implement effective communication skills, excellent relationship management competencies, an understanding of working within complex adaptive systems, and the importance of adhering to organizational ethics. Students work closely with a nurse leader as their preceptor in a real-world setting. Co-requisite: NUR 581. (2 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR583-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR583-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR583-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

Students apply content learned in class about financial policies, regulations, and performance budgets related to staffing levels, scheduling, and length of stay. In partnership with their preceptor, students compare budgets and potential cost savings for the organization. Pre- or Co-requisite: NUR 587. (2 units; Spring/Summer)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR585-B
Gonzales, Karen L.
05/06/2024 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR585-A
Gonzales, Karen L.
05/06/2024 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR585-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR585-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR585-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR585-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

Students evaluate the impact of reimbursement on financial revenue, operations, effective payment systems, financial policies, and regulations within healthcare organizations. Content includes healthcare efficiency, throughput, value-based purchasing to improve patient satisfaction, fee-for-service delivery models, productivity, cost-benefit analysis, information systems to support business decisions, and capital budgeting. Prerequisites: NUR 581 and 583. Concurrent requisite: NUR 585. (2 units; Spring/Summer)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR587-B
Gonzales, Karen L.
05/06/2024 - Online
NUR587-A
Gonzales, Karen L.
05/06/2024 - Online
NUR587-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR587-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 W 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR587-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Online

Students explore cultural nursing theories and worldviews that impact healthcare organizations from a biblical perspective. Topics include cultural awareness, cultural sensitivity, cultural competence, cultural humility, health equity, literacy, respect, human dignity, and social justice. Methods to overcome institutional racism and improve interprofessional collaboration to transform systems and create quality outcomes will be explored. (2 units; Spring/Summer)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR589-A
Toro, Stacey N.
05/06/2024 - Online
NUR589-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Online
NUR589-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 W 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

Students learn that strategic leadership and interprofessional collaboration are essential to strategic planning. Content includes the strategic planning model, how to develop a mission statement, methods to identify core values within an organization that has meaning for all staff, and ways to create a shared vision and commitment to action while allowing for transparency. Pre- or Co- requisite: NUR 595P. (3 units; Fall/Summer)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR595-A
Toro, Stacey N.
05/06/2024 - Online
NUR595-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR595-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Online

Students focus on strategic planning, managing, and leading within a healthcare organization. Students take on leadership responsibilities with their preceptors in a real-world setting. Pre- or Co- requisite: NUR 595. (1 unit; Fall/Summer)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR595P-B
Toro, Stacey N.
05/06/2024 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR595P-A
Toro, Stacey N.
05/06/2024 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR595P-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR595P-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

This course guides the student through the process of synthesizing advanced nursing theoretical, practice, and research knowledge learned throughout the MSN program. Students will integrate the AACN's Essentials of Master's Education in Nursing into a professional portfolio and prepare for national certification. (2 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR597-B
Jung, Deanna Dianne
05/06/2024 T 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg 110
NUR597-D
Carter, Deborah L
05/06/2024 T 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg 211
NUR597-A
Chang, Sabrina Yap
05/06/2024 T 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg 232
NUR597-C
Davis, Caleb Alexander
05/06/2024 T 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg 132
NUR597-E
Toro, Stacey N.
05/06/2024 - Online
NUR597-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 W 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 W 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 T 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 T 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 W 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-C
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 W 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-D
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Online
NUR597-E
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Online
NUR597-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 W 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg