Students will examine philosophical and scientific foundations of nursing and the translation of evidence into practice. Emphasis is placed on nursing science, including theoretical and conceptual foundations of systems change. Students critically evaluate phenomena of concern to nursing and apply this knowledge to their individual practice projects. Lecture: 3 units. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR700-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 - Online

Students examine the impact of organizational and leadership theories on the process of managing change and the effects of operational processes on practice environments that affect outcomes, quality, safety, and cost-effectiveness of patient care. Biblical leadership principles and role development underpin the course content. Students will employ effective communication and collaborative skills leading interprofessional teams in the analysis of complex practice and organizational issues. Lecture: 3 units. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR705-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 - Online

Students analyze epidemiological, environmental, socioeconomic, and cultural data using evolving nursing knowledge and a Biblical worldview. Emphasis is placed on the development of partnerships to support and improve equitable, population health outcomes. Lecture: 3 units. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR710-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Online

Students evaluate systems of care within organizations. Students learn to critique change initiaitves, practice patterns, systems, and outcomes. Emphasis will be placed on application of relevant evidence, including research, practice guidelines, and /or policies to improve health and transform health care. Lecture: 3 units. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR720-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Online

Students analyze concepts of finance and fiscal leadership for financial planning, decision making, and management in healthcare systems. Economic issues that affect healthcare systems and patient care delivery will be examined. Students use research to evaluate the effectiveness of financial management strategies. Lecture: 2 units. (2 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR725-A
Gonzales, Karen L.
05/06/2024 - Online
NUR725-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Online

This course examines advanced leadership roles in the clinical setting related to information systems and patient care technology. The content focuses on information systems that assist in monitoring outcomes and quality improvement, patient safety, evaluation and selection of patient care technology, and consumer health information sources. Legal and ethical issues related to information systems and patient care technology will be explored. This course examines advanced leadership roles in the clinical setting related to information systems and patient care technology. The content focuses on information systems that assist in monitoring outcomes and quality improvement, patient safety, evaluation and selection of patient care technology, and consumer health information sources. Legal and ethical issues related to information systems and patient care technology will be explored. Lecture: 2 units. (2 units; As offered & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR730-A
Toro, Stacey N.
05/06/2024 - Online
NUR730-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Online

Student use descriptive and analytic approaches to examine the distribution of disease in populations, relative risk, and cultural factors. Statistical support of decisions to treat are emphasized including point and interval estimators, risk evaluation, odds ration, and analysis of dichotomous and continuous variables representing health outcomes. Concepts are applied to the critique of nursing and other discipline's research which can be used in translating evidence to practice. Lecture: 2 units. (2 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR735-A
Pearce, Sarah Elizabeth
05/06/2024 - Online
NUR735-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Online

The focus of this course is on policy analysis and political activism strategies to influence change for improved health care delivery and outcomes at all levels. Examines concepts of the advanced nursing practice role in advocacy for social justice, equitable access to quality care, health care delivery systems, finance, practice regulations, and advancement of the nursing profession. Lecture: 3 units. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR740-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Online

Students will examine safety science, risk reduction, harm prevention, and ways to align cost with quality. The importance of transparency within organizations will be studied as a way to improve patient outcomes across the healthcare continuum. Innovative approaches to promoting a culture of safety will be analyzed. Lecture: 3 units. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR750-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 - Online

Students begin the development of a DNP project proposal related to a significant practice change initiative using evidence to improve practice and/or patient outcomes. A faculty advisor will guide the student with project development. Requires 45-135 practicum hours with a community mentor and faculty advisor. Additional course fee. Pass/Fail. (1-3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR702-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 - Online

Students will continue developing a DNP project proposal related to a significant practice change initiative using evidence to improve practice and/or patient outcomes. A faculty advisor will guide the student with project development. Requires 45-135 practicum hours with a community mentor and faculty advisor. Pass/Fail. Additional course fee. Prerequisite: NUR 702. (1-3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR712-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Online

Students will complete a DNP project proposal related to a significant practice change initiative using evidence to improve practice and/or patient outcomes. Emphasis will be place on protection of human subjects. A faculty advisor will guide the student with the project proposal and approval process. Requires 45-135 practicum hours with a community mentor and faculty advisor. Pass/Fail. Additional course fee. Prerequisite: NUR 712. (1-3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR722-A
Bursch, Lisa K.
05/06/2024 - Online
NUR722-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Online

Students integrate scholarship with practice to improve systems and/or patient outcomes by implementing the proposal. Students will be mentored by an expert in the field and guided by a faculty advisor. Requires 135-180 practicum hours with a community mentor and faculty advisor. Additional course fee. Pass/Fail. Prerequisite: NUR 722. (3-6 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR790-A
Gage, Jeffrey Dean
05/06/2024 - Online
NUR790-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 - Online

Students continue implemention, engage in data collection, and monitor effectiveness of project strategies. Students will be mentored by an expert in the field and guided by a faculty advisor. Requires 135-180 practicum hours with a community mentor and faculty advisor. Additional course fee. Pass/Fail. Prerequisite: NUR 790. (3-6 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR791-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 - Online

Students analyze data, evaluate project outcomes, disseminate findings, and contribute to evolving nursing knowledge. Students will be mentored by an expert in the field and guided by a faculty advisor. Requires 135-180 practicum hours with a community mentor and faculty advisor. Pass/Fail. Additional course fee. Prerequisite: NUR 791. (3-6 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR792-B
Dunkerley, Marion C.
05/06/2024 - Online
NUR792-A
Gage, Jeffrey Dean
05/06/2024 - Online
NUR792-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Online
NUR792-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/05/2025 - Online

This course is designed for continuation of the practice project. Students analyze data, evaluate project outcomes, disseminate findings, and contribute to evolving nursing knowledge. Students will be mentored by an expert in the field and guided by a faculty advisor. May be repeated for a maximum of six (6) units. Additional course fee. Pass/Fail. Prerequisite: NUR 792. (1 unit; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
NUR793-A
Dunkerley, Marion C.
05/06/2024 - Online

Students have the option of completing one of the following concentrations:

  • Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Nurse Educator
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

 

Optional Concentration in Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (33 units)

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

 

Optional Concentration in Family Nurse Practitioner (28 units)

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

 

Optional Concentration in Nurse Educator (12 units)

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

 

Optional Concentration in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (29 units)

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

  

 

*Curriculum and program design subject to change.