Courses

Transition from ADN to MSN Level

 

NUR503 TheortclFndatnsAndRoleTranitnADN

This course is designed for the Associate degree nurse transitioning to professional nursing and provides analysis of the paradigms, theories, concepts, and values of the discipline of nursing. An emphasis is placed on practice with communication/collaboration activities, the nurse-person relationship and the nurse’s presence and role in being with people living quality. Students will utilize a Biblical worldview and Parse’s nursing theoretical framework for Humanbecoming in the transition to a professional nurse. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the ADN to MSN program. (3 units; As offered)

NUR503-A
Carter, Deborah L
09/07/2021 T 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg ONLN
NUR503-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 T 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg ONLN

NUR525 Research and Writing for the ADN

This course is designed to provide an introduction and overview of nursing research and writing for the Associate Degree Nurse (ADN). The course will be devoted to a discussion of the development of nursing research and its utilization in the practice of nursing. Additionally, the course will introduce basic terminology, principles of research, methods and designs of qualitative and quantitative nursing research with the goal of aiding the student to critically evaluate and utilize nursing research. The course will equip students with professional writing skills. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the ADN to MSN program. (3 units; As offered)

NUR525-A
Gage, Jeffrey Dean
10/26/2021 T 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg ONLN
NUR525-A
STAFF, STAFF
02/28/2022 T 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg ONLN

NUR538 Commty and Public Health Nursing

The course focuses on theoretical concepts related to the role of the community/public health nurse as a collaborator within the healthcare setting. Determinants of health for aggregate and vulnerable populations will be explored. The community/public health nurse as a change agent at the local, national, and global policy level will be examined. This course meets the state published mandated reporting requirements for abuse and neglect of at-risk populations. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean. Pre- or Co- Requisite: NUR 539. (3 units; As offered)

NUR538-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 Th 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM School of Nursing Bldg

NUR539 CommAndPublic Health Nrsng Prctc

Students will apply community/public health course information in a variety of community-based settings. Practicum experiences will include discussion of health promotion and disease prevention, case management, community assessment, and interdisciplinary project development. This course, together with the didactic course, will prepare the student to be eligible to apply for a Public Health Certificate after graduation. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean. Pre- or Co- Requisite: NUR 538. (3 units; As offered)

NUR539-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 T 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR539-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 T 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR539-C
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 T 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR539-D
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 T 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

NUR542 Christian Leadership for the ADN

This course is designed for the Associate Degree Nurse (ADN) who is transitioning to leadership as a professional Master’s prepared nurse. Concepts of management, leadership and followership, change-persistence and organizational structure as frameworks for managing policy development and delivery of nursing care to groups of clients in diverse healthcare settings are explored. This course consists of 2 units of theory and 1 unit of clinical practicum (45 hours) with implementation of a leadership change project in the student’s clinical agency of employment. Prererquisite: Acceptance into the ADN to MSN program. (3 units; As offered)

NUR542-A
Herrera, Dayna L.
09/07/2021 T 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg OTHR
NUR542-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 T 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg OTHR

 

MSN Core Requirements

 

Complete the following additional 28 units of post-licensure core course requirements for the MSN program:

IPE510 Interprofessional Educ: Exposure

This IPE introductory course provides exposure to learners early in their educational programs to engage in activities that offer knowledge based information, focused on “describing roles and responsibilities” and “demonstrating awareness of interprofessional (IP) communication and teamwork in the context of shared curricular topics required across health professions. An introductory level hybrid course of Inter-Professional Education Collaborative (IPEC) competencies and an end of course seminar for all students will be required. Prerequisite: Graduate Nursing, Public Health, Counseling Psychology, Athletic Training, or Physician Assistant majors. (0 units; As Offered)

IPE510-A
Herrera, Dayna L.
09/07/2021 - Online

IPE520 Interprofessionl Educ: Immersion

This course will engage intermediate learners in their educational program together through their own programs activities that provide opportunities to continue to build upon IPE competencies and develop collaborative skills , knowledge and additudes. Programs will integrate multifaceted active teaching methods such as simulation, problem based learning, clinical practicum, community –based projects, service-learning, and other IPE activities. Pre- or Co- requisite: IPE 510. (0 units; Fall/Spring)

IPE520-A
Herrera, Dayna L.
09/07/2021 - Online
IPE520-A
Herrera, Dayna L.
01/10/2022 - Online

IPE530 Interprofessionl Educ: Competnce

This course prepares advanced learners to work collaboratively as appropriate, to assess, plan, provide care/intervention and make decisions to optimize client/patient, family, and community health outcomes and improve quality of care through a University wide IPE simulation. Students will draw upon previously learned knowledge, skills, and attitudes related to the four domains of IPE education to effectively apply leadership qualities that support collaborative practice, and team effectiveness through reflection and application. Pre- or Co- requisite: IPE 520. (0-1 unit; Spring)

IPE530-A
Herrera, Dayna L.
01/10/2022 - Online

NUR550 Nursing Science

Students examine the art and science of nursing as a guide for nursing practice at the Master's level. Sources of nursing knowledge, such as nursing theories, nursing science, paradigms, domains of nursing, and ways of knowing will be evaluated. Moral and ethical principles will be explored from a biblical worldview as they apply to the discipline and practice of graduate nursing. Ways to overcome perceived barriers to theoretical thinking will be presented and students will learn how to integrate theory with practice. Lecture: 2 units. (2 units; As offered)

NUR550-A
Meyer, Rebecca L.
09/07/2021 W 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg 232
NUR550-B
Meyer, Rebecca L.
09/07/2021 W 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg 232
NUR550-A
Meyer, Rebecca L.
01/10/2022 T 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg

NUR555 Advanced Pathophysiology

Students examine complex physiologic processes essential to an understanding of disease. Disease management concepts are explored in relation to body systems. Age specific alterations are correlated with clinical and medical diagnostic findings to provide the student a basis for biomedical clinical decision-making, diagnostic reasoning, and pharmacotherapeutics. Lecture: 3 units. (3 units; As offered)

NUR555-A
Shields, Lorraine Linda
09/07/2021 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg 234
NUR555-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR555-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg

NUR558 Advanced Pharmacology

Students explore advanced, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, pharmacotherapeutics, and pharmacoeconomics across the life span. Emphasis will be placed on evidence- based research as a foundation for therapeutic regimens for selected classifications of medications. Characteristics such as age, ethnicity, culture, gender, genetics, and genomic factors when considering pharmacologic interventions. Current national guidelines, legal, and ethical principles will be explored and integrated. Lecture: 3 units. (3 units; As offered)

NUR558-B
Torres, Nidia J.
09/07/2021 T 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Health Science Campus P280
NUR558-A
Torres, Nidia J.
09/07/2021 T 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM Health Science Campus P280
NUR558-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 W 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM School of Nursing Bldg

NUR559 Research and Scholarship

Students engage in a process of creative scholarly inquiry to generate, synthesize, and translate nursing knowledge. Emphasis is placed on critique of literature, problem identification, selection of appropriate methodologies, ethical procedures, and the dissemination of findings to improve health and transform health care. Lecture: 3 units. (3 units; As offered)

NUR559-A
Gage, Jeffrey Dean
09/07/2021 W 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg 234
NUR559-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR559-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

NUR560 Advanced Assessment

Students integrate advanced knowledge, skills, critical thinking, and clinical judgement to synthesize person-centered assessment data while formulating differential diagnoses. Students will determine a patient's current and ongoing health status, predict risks to health, and identify culturally sensitive health promoting activities utilizing evidence- based practice. This course incorporates weekly laboratory practicum for a total of 45 hours, to facilitate refinement of advance assessment competencies and documentation. Lecture: 3 units. Clinical: 1 unit. (4 units; As offered)

NUR560-A
Bursch, Lisa K.
09/07/2021 T 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg 211
NUR560-C
Gay, Marcia A.
09/07/2021 T 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg 211
NUR560-D
Gay, Marcia A.
09/07/2021 T 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg 211
NUR560-B
Bursch, Lisa K.
09/07/2021 T 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg 211
NUR560-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 W 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg

NUR562 Health Policy and Bioethics

Students examine the impact of health policy and principles of bioethics on complex health care systems, including: ethics, regulations and standards, use of health care technologies, improving equitable population health outcomes, interprofessional partnerships, and improving quality and safety while reducing cost. This course will support student acquisition of nursing expertise and assertion of political leadership through examination of ethical theory, patient centered care, cultivation of professional nursing identity, accountability, collaborative disposition and comportment reflective of nursing's characteristics, norms and values. Lecture: 3 units. (3 units; As offered)

NUR562-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 W 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR562-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 W 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR562-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 T 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

NUR563 Population Hlth and Hlth Prmtion

Students examine individual, collective, environmental, and organizational factors that affect the health of human populations. Interventions for primary, secondary and tertiary prevention will be explored in the broader context of determinants of health to promote wellbeing of individuals and communities. May be repeated for credit. Lecture: 2 units. (2 units; As offered)

NUR563-A
Gage, Jeffrey Dean
09/07/2021 W 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg 132
NUR563-B
Gage, Jeffrey Dean
09/07/2021 W 4:15 PM - 6:15 PM School of Nursing Bldg 132
NUR563-A
Gage, Jeffrey Dean
01/10/2022 T 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg

NUR564 Applied Biostatistics

Students use descriptive and analytic approaches to examine the distribution of disease and current and emerging health trends in populations. Students will compare and contrast methods used in collection, analysis, and interpretation of quantitative data in disease prevention for specific populations. Lecture: 2 units. (2 units; As offered)

NUR564-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 W 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR564-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 W 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR564-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 T 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg

NUR565 Advanced Nursing Leadership

Students explore advanced nursing leadership principles, advanced nursing roles, and evidenced-based practice to create effective systems change. Students will examine the role of the masters-prepared nurse as a member and leader of the interprofessional team, communicating, collaborating, and consulting with other health care professionals. Lecture: 2 units. (2 units; As offered)

NUR565-B
Toro, Stacey N.
09/07/2021 W 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg 110
NUR565-A
Toro, Stacey N.
09/07/2021 W 4:15 PM - 6:15 PM School of Nursing Bldg 110
NUR565-A
Toro, Stacey N.
01/10/2022 T 5:15 PM - 7:15 PM School of Nursing Bldg

NUR578 Healthcare Informatics

This course will prepare the student to consult in the design and enhancement of information technology related to interactive, web-based systems in healthcare while they evaluate the ethical, legal, and cultural implications, including copyright, privacy, and confidentiality issues. Emphasis will be placed on emerging technologies as students analyze, design, implement, and evaluate information system technologies. Content will also include evaluation of impact of information technologies on clinical practice, education, administration, and research. (3 units; As offered)

NUR578-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 - Online
NUR578-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 - Online
NUR578-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 - Online

 

Concentrations

 

Students must complete all requirements in one of the following concentrations:

  • Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Adult Gerontology
  • Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
  • Healthcare Leadership
  • Nurse Educator
  • Nursing Informatics
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

 

Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (32 units)

NUR508 Adlt Grntlgy ActCrNrs Prctnr I

Students explore the role of the AGACNP from a theoretical perspective and evidence-based foundation while starting to integrate concepts of pathophysiology, pharmacology, and collaborative management of the adult-gerontological population who are acutely and/or critically ill and/or experiencing an exacerbation of a chronic health condition Students will consider comorbidities and other influencing factors. Emphasis is placed on developing cultural awareness, spiritual care, holistic advanced health assessment, interpretive diagnostics, and management skills. Legal regulations and ethical standards form a critical foundation for practice. Prerequisites: NUR 555, 558, and 560. Pre- or Co- Requisite: NUR 513. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 508P. (3 units; As offered & OPS)

NUR508P AdltGerActCrNrsPrctnrPrctcm I

The practicum experience focuses on application of theoretical and evidence-based foundations to develop the AGACNP role. The acute care nurse practitioner will start to work within the interdisciplinary team across settings to facilitate the patient’s return to optimal health. Procedural skill acquisition and interventions for critically ill patients will be introduced. Integration of holistic, culturally sensitive, spiritual care, assessment, diagnosis, planning, management, and education of adult patients and family is included. 2 Units = 90 hours of supervised clinical practice with a preceptor. Additional clinical fee. Prerequisites: NUR 555, 558, and 560. Pre- or Co- Requisite: NUR 513. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 508. (2 units; As offered & OPS)

NUR509 Adlt Grntlgy ActCrNrs Prctnr II

Students continue to focus on the role of the AGACNP. Theoretical and evidence-based strategies and diagnostic reasoning provide the method to initiate, manage and evaluate culturally sensitive healthcare interventions for the adult-gerontological population who are acutely and/or critically ill, or experiencing an acute exacerbation of a chronic health condition. Legal regulations and ethical standards continue to inform practice. Prerequisites: NUR 508 and 508P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 509P. (3 units; As offered & OPS)

NUR509P AdltGerActCrNrsPrctnrPrctcm II

The practicum experience allows 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 across acute care settings. Comprehension of Acute Care Adult-Gerontological Guidelines, perioperative evaluation and management, and hemodynamic monitoring is demonstrated. Procedural skills and interventions for critically ill adult patients are enhanced. Additional clinical fee. Prerequisites: NUR 508 and 508P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 509. (4 units; As offered & OPS)

NUR510 Adlt Grntlgy ActCrNrs Prctnr III

Students focus on the theories of aging and evidence-based, age-related care of the frail elderly (over 65 with functional impairment, or over 75). Students consider comorbidities and other influencing factors specific to this population. Analysis of health policies and the impact on long-term care coordination will be highlighted. Legal regulations and ethical standards specific to the frail elderly population guide practice. Prerequisites: NUR 509 and 509P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 510P. (3 units; As offered & OPS)

NUR510P AdltGerActCrNrsPrctnrPrctcm III

The practicum experience focuses on integration of theoretical and evidence-based foundations for the frail elderly population. Emphasis is placed on application of procedural skills and development of interventions for critically ill patients. Application of holistic, culturally sensitive, advanced assessment skills, diagnosis, planning, independent management and education of patient’s, families, and/or caregivers to support healthy aging in collaboration with the interprofessional team continues. 4 units = 180 hours of supervised clinical practice with a preceptor. Additional clinical fee. Prerequisites: NUR 509 and 509P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 510. (4 units; As offered & OPS)

NUR511 Adlt Grntlgy ActCrNrs Prctnr IV

Students synthesize and apply the theoretical and evidence-based care and management of acute and chronically ill adults and frail elderly adults. Forming and evaluating comprehensive plans of care for complex and multisystem disorders culminates this semester. Emphasis continues on application of culturally sensitive, holistic health advanced assessment, interpretive diagnostics, and management skills in the acute care setting. Legal regulations and ethical standards prepare the student for independent practice. Prerequisites: NUR 510 and 510P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 511P. (3 units; As offered & OPS)

NUR511P AdltGerActCrNrsPrctnrPrctcm IV

The practicum experience prepares the student for independent practice while working collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team. Performance of procedural skills and interventions for critically ill adult patients is expected. Emphasis is on integration and application of Acute Care Adult-Gerontological Guidelines, perioperative evaluation and management, and hemodynamic monitoring, as well as health prevention and screening strategies and diagnostic reasoning skills. 4 units = 180 hours of supervised clinical practice with a preceptor. Additional clinical fee. Prerequisites: NUR 510 and 510P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 511. (5 units; As offered & OPS)

NUR513 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics

Students build on knowledge from advanced pharmacology to establish a foundation for clinical judgment for the adult/older adult population. Emphasis is on hemodynamic monitoring and stabilization using pharmacotherapeutics. Students identify drug interactions, incompatibilities, side effects, and contraindications in the acute care setting. 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- Requisites: NUR 504 and 504P. (2 units; As offered & OPS)

NUR597 Comprehensive Examination

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)

NUR597-A
Bradley, Karen S
09/07/2021 T 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Instructor OFFC
NUR597-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 T 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 T 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 T 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-C
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

 


 

Clinical Nurse Specialist Adult Gerontology (22 units)

NUR566 Clncl Nrs Spclst Adlt-Oldr AdltI

This course focuses on preparation of the student for the Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) role in the care of the adult/older adult. Content areas to be emphasized include the CNS spheres of influence and sub-roles, evidence based strategies utilizing Systems and Change Theory, and Interprofessional Collaborative Practice. Prerequisite: NUR550, 555, 558, and 560. (2 units; As offered)

NUR566P Clinical Nurse Specialist Prac I

This course focus on application of theory to execute the CNS role in clinical settings with adults/older adults. The course will provides the opportunity for introduction to the Clinical Nurse Specialist role under the supervision of faculty and preceptor in order to explore CNS responsibilities, and development of novice competencies. Requires 90 hours of supervised clinical practice with a preceptor. Prerequisite: NUR 550, 555 and 558. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 566. (2 units; As offered)

NUR567 Clncl Nrs Splst Adlt-Oldr AdltII

This course continues the preparation of the student for the Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) role in the care of the adult/older adult. The use of evidence-based strategies and interprofessional collaboration to enhance patient outcomes for the adult/older adult will be emphasized. Prerequisite: NUR 566 and 566P. (3 units; As offered)

NUR567P Clinical Nurse Specialist PracII

This course continues the application of theory to execute the CNS role in clinical settings with adults/older adults. The practicum provides opportunities for continued CNS role socialization, exploration of CNS responsibilities, and development of novice competencies. Requires 135 hours of supervised clinical practice with a preceptor. Prerequisite: NUR 566 and 566P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 567. (3 units; As offered)

NUR568 Clncl Nrs Splst Adlt-Oldr AdlIII

This course continues the preparation of the student for the Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) role in the care of the adult/older adult. Students will advocate for quality improvement, safety measures, and effective communication. The use of evidence-based strategies and interprofessional collaboration to enhance patient outcomes for the adult/older adult will continue to be emphasized. Prerequisite: NUR567 and 567P. (3 units; As offered)

NUR568P Clinical Nurse Speclist Prac III

This course allows the student to integrate theory in order to execute the CNS role in a clinical setting with adults/older adults. Students are provided with opportunities for continued CNS role socialization, exploration of CNS responsibilities, and development of novice competencies. Requires 135 hours of supervised clinical practice with a preceptor. Prerequisite: NUR 567 and 567P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 568. (3 units; As offered)

NUR580 Clncl Nurse Spclst Practicum IV

This course includes continued study of the CNS role, competencies, and application of this knowledge and skills in a selected clinical practice area. Students will integrate the AACN’s essentials of Master’s Education in Nursing into a professional portfolio and prepare for national certification. Requires 180 hours of supervised clinical practice with a preceptor. Prerequisite: NUR 568 and 568P. (4 units; As offered)

NUR597 Comprehensive Examination

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)

NUR597-A
Bradley, Karen S
09/07/2021 T 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Instructor OFFC
NUR597-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 T 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 T 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 T 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-C
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

 


 

Family Nurse Practitioner (28 units)

NUR569 Family Nurse Practitioner I

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)

NUR569-A
Hart-Kepler, Virginia L
01/10/2022 T 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR569-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg

NUR569P Family Nurse Practitnr Prctcm I

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. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 569. (3 units; As offered)

NUR569P-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR569P-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR569P-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

NUR572 Family Nurse Practitioner II

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)

NUR572-A
Gay, Marcia A.
09/07/2021 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg 211
NUR572-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 T 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

NUR572P Family Nurse Prctnr Prctcm II

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. Practicum: 3 units. Prerequisites: NUR 569 and 569P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 572. (3 units; As offered)

NUR572P-B
Gay, Marcia A.
09/07/2021 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR572P-A
Chang, Sabrina Yap
09/07/2021 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR572P-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR572P-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

NUR574 Family Nurse Practitioner III

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. Lecture: 3 units. Prerequisites: NUR 572 and NUR 572P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 574 P. (3 units; As offered)

NUR574-A
Chang, Sabrina Yap
09/07/2021 T 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg 132
NUR574-A
Chang, Sabrina Yap
01/10/2022 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

NUR574P Family Nurse Prctnr Prctcm III

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. Practicum: 3 units. Prerequisites: NUR 572 and 572P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 574. (3 units; As offered)s

NUR574P-A
Chang, Sabrina Yap
09/07/2021 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR574P-B
Chang, Sabrina Yap
09/07/2021 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR574P-C
Capistrano, Cielito B.
09/07/2021 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR574P-B
Chang, Sabrina Yap
01/10/2022 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR574P-A
Chang, Sabrina Yap
01/10/2022 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

NUR576 Family Nurse Practitioner IV

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: 3 units. Prerequisites: NUR 574 and 574P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 576P. (3 units; As offered)

NUR576-A
Torres, Nidia J.
01/10/2022 T 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR576-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg

NUR576P Family Nurse Prctnr Prctcm IV

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 135 hours of supervised clinical practice with a preceptor. Practicum: 3 units. Prerequisites: NUR 574 and 574P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 576. (3 units; As offered)

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NUR597 Comprehensive Examination

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)

NUR597-A
Bradley, Karen S
09/07/2021 T 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Instructor OFFC
NUR597-A
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01/10/2022 T 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-C
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01/10/2022 T 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
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01/10/2022 T 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
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05/09/2022 W 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-C
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05/09/2022 W 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-A
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05/09/2022 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

 


 

Healthcare Leadership (14 units)

NUR581 Healthcare Leadership I

This course integrates core competencies for nurse executives to prepare the student for a role in nursing administration emphasizing clinical outcomes management, care environment management and interprofessional collaboration. Team coordination concepts including delegation, supervision, interdisciplinary care, group process, handling difficult people, and conflict resolution are explored. Principles of healthcare systems and organizations including unit level healthcare delivery/microsystems of care, complexity theory, and managing change theories are analyzed. Principles of quality management, risk reduction, patient safety, and care management with focus on evidence-based practice to improve client outcomes through clinical decision making, critical thinking, problem identification, and outcome measurement are analyzed. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 583. (4 units; As offered)

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01/10/2022 T 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

NUR583 Healthcare Leadership Prac I

Team coordination including delegation, supervision, interdisciplinary care, group process, handling difficult people, and conflict resolution are implemented in practice. The student participates in management of quality, reduction of risk, and safety of patients while focusing on evidence-based practice that improves client outcomes through clinical decision making, critical thinking, identification of problems, and measurement of outcomes. Pre- or Co-requisite: NUR 581. Clinical: 2 units. (2 units; As offered)

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NUR585 Healthcare Leadership Prac II

This course provides practice in healthcare financing and socioeconomics related to managing the healthcare environment through strategic planning, budgeting, goal setting, quality indicator evaluation and financial planning in a healthcare setting. Students participate in program planning and budget preparation to impact client outcomes and improve quality. Pre- or Co-requisite: NUR 587. Clinical: 3 units. (3 units; As offered)

NUR587 Healthcare Leadership II

Healthcare financing and socioeconomics related to managing the healthcare environment are explored. Content includes nursing leadership responsibilities with strategic planning, budgeting, goal setting, quality indicators and financial planning in various healthcare settings. Emphasis is placed on knowledge acquisition and application for enhancing nurse administrator skills with program planning and budget preparation. The impact of Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, resource allocation, and healthcare technologies on client outcomes and strategies for quality improvement are analyzed. Prerequisites: NUR 581 and 583. Pre- or Co-requisite: NUR 585. (3 units; As offered)

NUR597 Comprehensive Examination

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)

NUR597-A
Bradley, Karen S
09/07/2021 T 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Instructor OFFC
NUR597-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 T 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-C
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01/10/2022 T 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
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01/10/2022 T 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
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05/09/2022 W 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-C
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05/09/2022 W 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-A
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05/09/2022 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

 


 

Nurse Educator (16 units)

NUR582 Nursng Curriculm and Prg Dvlpmnt

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)

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01/10/2022 T 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg ONLN

NUR584 Instr Stratgs for Nurse Eductrs

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)

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01/10/2022 T 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg OTHR
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05/09/2022 W 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg ONLN

NUR586 Eval and Tstng for Nurse Eductrs

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)

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NUR588 MSN Clinical Practicum

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)

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01/10/2022 T 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM School of Nursing Bldg OTHR
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01/10/2022 T 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM School of Nursing Bldg ONLN
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01/10/2022 T 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM School of Nursing Bldg OTHR
NUR588-A
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01/10/2022 T 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM School of Nursing Bldg OTHR
NUR588-A
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05/09/2022 W 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg OTHR

NUR597 Comprehensive Examination

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)

NUR597-A
Bradley, Karen S
09/07/2021 T 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Instructor OFFC
NUR597-A
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01/10/2022 T 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-C
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01/10/2022 T 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
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01/10/2022 T 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
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05/09/2022 W 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-C
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05/09/2022 W 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-A
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05/09/2022 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

 


  

Nursing Informatics (16 units)

NUR590 Information and Knowledge Mgmt

Effectively managing health care data is essential to the practice of Nursing Informatics. In this course, students examine database systems including the concept of data modeling and techniques of data definition and data manipulation. Students explore concepts of information and knowledge management in the health care practice setting. Course assignments provide students with the opportunity to work efficiently in teams and build essential skills to execute database design. Through this course, students have the opportunity to advance nursing contribution to knowledge management in health care organizations and ultimately national health care policy. (3 units; As offered)

NUR591 Supporting Workflow Hlthcr Systm

Nurses are at the center of care coordination for patients, and informatics nurses are central to the design and development of information systems that support workflow in nursing practice. This course examines the analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation of electronic information systems in health care. Students compare, contrast, and critique methods of system design. Course assignments focus on workflow modeling in systems design, including assessment of current-state workflow and design of future-state workflow. Through this course, students have the opportunity to apply workflow design best practice to support the implementation and optimization of electronic health records. (3 units; As offered)

NUR592 Systm Design, Planning, and Eval

Health care policy, including the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (2009) and Meaningful Use demand that electronic documentation systems are interoperable, integrated, and effective. In this course, students explore the history, process, and methodology in evaluation of health care informatics. Through discussion of real-world practice that includes public health and community-based settings, students evaluate the impact of the implementation of information technology throughout the organization. Students create a plan for systems evaluation. Through individual applications, they build skills and confidence that support collaborative, interdisciplinary system evaluation plans to improve the effectiveness of care. Students participate in 1 unit theory and 2 units of 90 hour clinical practicum. (3 units; As offered)

NUR593 Project Management Hlthcr Technl

Healthcare information technology and the implementation of electronic health records are foundational practices critical for success in project management. In this course, students learn the theory of health information technology project management and apply it to real-world experiences. Using project management software, students create a project management plan and schedule, and they control and close tasks related to a health informatics project. Through team projects and individual applications, students build skills and confidence that support the implementation of healthcare information technology to improve the quality of care and patient outcomes. (3 units; As offered)

NUR594 Healthcare Informatics Capstone

Students in this course apply the MSN curriculum experience by translating knowledge into practice through participation in professional activities and the development of a culminating project. Students apply theory, principles, and concepts related to their area of specialization in order to enhance nursing practice and promote positive social change. Lecture: 1 unit; Clinical 3 units. Prerequisites: NUR 578, 590, 591, and 592. Pre- or Co- Requisite: NUR 593. (4 units; As offered)

 


 

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (29 units)

NUR504 Psychtrc Mntl Hlth Nrs Prctnr I

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 & OPS)

NUR504P PsychMntlHlthNrsPrctnrPrctcm I

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. 2 units = 90 hours of supervised clinical practice with a preceptor. Additional clinical fee. Prerequisites: NUR 555, 558, and 560. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 504. (2 units; As offered & OPS)

NUR505 Psychtrc Mntl Hlth Nrs Prctnr II

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 & OPS)

NUR505P PsychMntlHlthNrsPrctnrPrctcm II

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. 4 units = 180 hours of supervised clinical practice with a preceptor. Additional clinical fee. Prerequisites: NUR 504 and 504P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 505. (4 units; As offered & OPS)

NUR506 Psychtrc Mntl Hlth Nrs PrctnrIII

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 & OPS)

NUR506P PsychMntlHlthNrsPrctnrPrctcm III

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. 4 units = 180 hours of supervised clinical practice with a preceptor. Additional clinical fee. Prerequisites: NUR 505 and 505P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 506. (4 units; As offered & OPS)

NUR507 Psychtrc Mntl Hlth Nrs Prctnr IV

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 & OPS)

NUR507P PsychMntlHlthNrsPrctnrPrctcm IV

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. 5 units = 225 hours of supervised clinical practice with a preceptor. Additional clinical fee. Prerequisites: NUR 506 and 506P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 507. (5 units; As offered & OPS)

NUR517 Advanced Psychopharmacology

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 & OPS)

NUR597 Comprehensive Examination

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)

NUR597-A
Bradley, Karen S
09/07/2021 T 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Instructor OFFC
NUR597-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 T 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-C
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01/10/2022 T 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
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01/10/2022 T 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
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05/09/2022 W 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-C
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05/09/2022 W 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-A
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05/09/2022 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

 

 

 *Curriculum and program design subject to change.