Course Requirements

Core Course Requirements (24 units)

NUR700 NrsngScience&TranslationalResrch

An examination of the philosophical and scientific foundations which reflect the complexity of practice at the doctoral level within a Biblical worldview. Includes the development of nursing science and the phenomenon of concern to nursing practice; the principles of the biology of human structure, function, and disease; behavioral and population science, including vulnerable populations; and middle range theories which support practice. Examines nursing's leadership role in shaping the discipline and the health care system for the future. (3 units; As Offered)

NUR700-A
Oaks, Geneva
09/05/2017 F 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg 181

NUR705 Organizational Systems Ldrship

Explores organizational and leadership theories analyzing the process of managing change, the effects of operational and managerial 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. Employ effective communication and collaborative skills leading interprofessional teams in the analysis of complex practice and organizational issues. (3 units; As Offered)

NUR705-A
Bursch, Lisa K.
09/05/2017 F 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg 181

NUR710 Population Health & Epidemiology

Analyzes epidemiological, biostatistical, environmental, geographic, genetic, behavioral, cultural, and socioeconomic data from a Biblical worldview. Integrates and synthesizes concepts related to clinical prevention and population health in developing, implementing, and evaluating interventions to address health promotion/disease prevention efforts, improve health status/access patterns, and or address gaps in care of individuals, aggregates, or populations. (3 units; As Offered)

NUR710-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/07/2018 Th 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

NUR720 Outcome Evaluation & Scholarship

Designs and implements strategies for collaborative knowledge generating research and evidence-based practice to develop guidelines and improve healthcare delivery. Evaluate change initiative, practice patterns, systems, and outcomes, to promote safe, timely, effective, efficient, equitable, and patient-centered care. (3 units; As Offered)

NUR720-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2018 Th - School of Nursing Bldg

NUR725 Fin Mgmt in Health Care Systems

Analyze the concepts of finance and fiscal leadership for effective financial planning, decision making, and management in healthcare systems and how it specifically affects the role of the nurse manager, the nurse executive, the advanced practice nurse, and the nurse entrepreneur. Economic issues that affect healthcare systems and patient care delivery will be examined. Forecasting techniques and research will be used to evaluate the effectiveness of financial management strategies. The development of practical financial analysis skills will provide students with a foundation for immediate application within the health care delivery system. (3 units; As Offered)

NUR725-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2018 Th - School of Nursing Bldg

NUR730 Transfrmtnl Health Care Technlgy

An examination of information and technology systems which support evidence-based practice, quality, safety, cost effectiveness, outcome evaluation, best practices, management, and education. Integration of principals for selecting and evaluating information systems, and the ethical, regulatory, and legal issues which surround information technologies. (3 units; As Offered)

NUR730-A
Herrera, Dayna L.
09/05/2017 F 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg 178

NUR740 Social Justice & Health Policy

Examines the impact of healthcare policy on the care of underserved and vulnerable populations while integrating concepts related to social justice and health care advocacy. Analyzes ethical, legal, and social factors influencing policy development at the local, national, and global level including the implication of health policy across disciplines. (3 units; As Offered)

NUR740-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2018 Th - School of Nursing Bldg

NUR750 Health Quality Safety & Innovatn

Collaborate with other disciplines to assess and evaluate processes leading to quality improvement. Access, cost, quality, and safety will be analyzed related to the effectiveness of healthcare delivery. Principles of business, finance, economics, and health policy will be integrated to develop and implement care delivery processes that will minimize risk and improve patient and systems outcomes. (3 units; As Offered)

NUR750-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/07/2018 Th 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg

Capstone Project/Practicum Requirements (12 units)

NUR702 Project Planning I Practicum

This course is a seminar focusing on a specific aspect of planning for implementation and evaluation related to a significant practice change initiative using evidence to improve practice and/or patient outcomes. The focus of the course is on the project problem statement, needs assessment, and review of related literature. Students are guided by their project advisor in the development of their project/capstone proposal and in the integration of core content obtained throughout the program. Upon completion of the course the student will have started developing a project proposal and prepared necessary documents for submission to Institutional Review Board. (1 unit; As Offered)

NUR702-A
Bursch, Lisa K.
09/05/2017 F 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg 181

NUR712 Project Planning II Practicum

This course is a seminar focusing on a specific aspect of planning for implementation and evaluation related to a significant practice change initiative using evidence to improve practice and/or patient outcomes. The focus of the course is on defining outcomes, applying a planning model, and identifying resource needs. Students are guided by their project advisor in the development of their project/capstone proposal and in the integration of core content obtained throughout the program. Upon completion of the course the student will have continued developing a project proposal and submitted necessary Institutional Review Board requirements. Prerequisite: NUR702 (1 unit; As Offered)

NUR712-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2018 Th - School of Nursing Bldg

NUR722 Project Planning III Practicum

This course is a seminar focusing on a specific aspect of planning for implementation and evaluation related to a significant practice change initiative using evidence to improve practice and or patient outcomes. The focus of the course is on outcomes, project evaluation, and Institutional Review Board approval. Students are guided by their project advisor in the development of their project/capstone proposal and in the integration of core content obtained throughout the program. Upon completion of the course the student will have presented their proposal to committee. Prerequisite: NUR712 (1 unit; As Offered)

NUR722-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/07/2018 Th 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

NUR790 TranslationalResearchResidency I

This course prepares the student for their translational Capstone project that will merge the practice and scholarship components of the degree. Students will implement practice change initiatives using evidence to improve practice and/or patient outcomes. Student will be mentored by an expert in the field. Prerequisite: NUR722 (3 units; As Offered)

NUR790-A
Gage, Jeffrey Dean
09/05/2017 F 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg 178

NUR791 TranslationalResearchResidencyII

This course is designed to assist the student in refining the Capstone project in regard to the clinical research question, statistical analysis, writing the interpretation and discussion of results. Students will evaluate practice change initiatives using evidence to improve practice &/or patient outcomes. Student will be mentored by an expert in the field. Prerequisite: NUR790 (3 units; As Offered)

NUR791-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2018 Th - School of Nursing Bldg

NUR792 Translational Capstone Project

This course represents a synthesis of knowledge gained in all previous coursework and involves development, implementation, and evaluation of a process for change in healthcare delivery for individuals, groups, or populations. Students will complete and present their practice change initiative. The project should be of such a nature that it serves as a foundation for future scholarship. The student’s chosen program of study will inform the level of practice change for the project. Prerequisite: NUR791 (3 units; As Offered)

NUR792-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/07/2018 Th - School of Nursing Bldg

*Curriculum and program design subject to change