Courses

Core Requirements

 

Core Courses 

NUR700 NrsngSci and TranslationalResrch

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)

NUR700-A
Gage, Jeffrey Dean
08/24/2020 - Online

NUR705 Organizational Systems Ldrship

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)

NUR705-A
Shields, Lorraine Linda
08/24/2020 - Online

NUR710 Popultn Health and Epidemiology

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)

NUR720 Systems Evaluatn and Scholarship

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)

NUR720-A
Drummond, Susan L.
05/11/2020 - Online

NUR725 Health Care Finance

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)

NUR730 Transformational Technology

Students use information sciences to manage and improve healthcare. Emphasis will be placed on information systems that assist in monitoring outcomes and quality improvement, patient safety, cost-effectiveness, 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)

NUR730-A
Toro, Stacey N.
05/11/2020 - Online

NUR740 Health Policy and Advocacy

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)

NUR750 Innovation in Quality and Safety

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)

NUR750-A
Meyer, Rebecca L.
08/24/2020 - Online

NUR735 Statistics for Health Sciences

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)

 

DNP Project/Practicum Requirements (12–21 units)

NUR702 Project Planning I Practicum

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. Pass/Fail. Practicum: 1-3 units. (1-3 units; As offered)

NUR702-F
Bursch, Lisa K.
08/24/2020 - Online
NUR702-H
Bursch, Lisa K.
08/24/2020 - Online
NUR702-I
Bursch, Lisa K.
08/24/2020 - Online
NUR702-J
Bursch, Lisa K.
08/24/2020 - Online
NUR702-K
Bursch, Lisa K.
08/24/2020 - Online
NUR702-L
Bursch, Lisa K.
08/24/2020 - Online
NUR702-M
Bursch, Lisa K.
08/24/2020 - Online
NUR702-N
Bursch, Lisa K.
08/24/2020 - Online
NUR702-A
Bursch, Lisa K.
08/24/2020 - Online
NUR702-B
Bursch, Lisa K.
08/24/2020 - Online
NUR702-C
Bursch, Lisa K.
08/24/2020 - Online
NUR702-D
Bursch, Lisa K.
08/24/2020 - Online
NUR702-E
Bursch, Lisa K.
08/24/2020 - Online
NUR702-G
Bursch, Lisa K.
08/24/2020 - Online

NUR712 Project Planning II Practicum

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. Practicum: 1-3 units. Prerequisite: NUR 702. (1-3 units; As offered)

NUR722 Project Planning III Practicum

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. Practicum: 1-3 units. Prerequisite: NUR 712. (1-3 units; As offered)

NUR722-J
Bursch, Lisa K.
05/11/2020 - Online
NUR722-A
Bursch, Lisa K.
05/11/2020 - Online
NUR722-B
Bursch, Lisa K.
05/11/2020 - Online
NUR722-C
Bradley, Karen S
05/11/2020 - Online
NUR722-D
Bursch, Lisa K.
05/11/2020 - Online
NUR722-E
Bursch, Lisa K.
05/11/2020 - Online
NUR722-F
Bursch, Lisa K.
05/11/2020 - Online
NUR722-G
Bursch, Lisa K.
05/11/2020 - Online
NUR722-H
Bursch, Lisa K.
05/11/2020 - Online
NUR722-I
Bursch, Lisa K.
05/11/2020 - Online
NUR722-K
Bursch, Lisa K.
05/11/2020 - Online
NUR722-L
Bursch, Lisa K.
05/11/2020 - Online
NUR722-O
Bursch, Lisa K.
05/11/2020 - Online

NUR790 TranslationalResearchResidency I

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. Pass/Fail. Prerequisite: NUR 722. (3-6 units; As offered)

NUR790-A
Gage, Jeffrey Dean
08/24/2020 - Online
NUR790-D
Gage, Jeffrey Dean
08/24/2020 - Online
NUR790-E
Gage, Jeffrey Dean
08/24/2020 - Online
NUR790-H
Drummond, Susan L.
08/24/2020 - Online
NUR790-J
Gage, Jeffrey Dean
08/24/2020 - Online
NUR790-L
Gage, Jeffrey Dean
08/24/2020 - Online
NUR790-B
Gage, Jeffrey Dean
08/24/2020 - Online
NUR790-C
Bradley, Karen S
08/24/2020 - Online
NUR790-F
Gage, Jeffrey Dean
08/24/2020 - Online
NUR790-G
Gage, Jeffrey Dean
08/24/2020 - Online
NUR790-I
Gage, Jeffrey Dean
08/24/2020 - Online
NUR790-K
Gage, Jeffrey Dean
08/24/2020 - Online

NUR791 TranslationalResearchResidencyII

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. Pass/Fail. Practicum: 3-6 units. Prerequisite: NUR 790. (3-6 units; As offered)

NUR792 Translational Research Final Prj

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. Practicum: 3-6 units. Prerequisite: NUR 791. (3-6 units; As offered)

NUR792-A
Bursch, Lisa K.
05/14/2020 Th 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR792-B
Gage, Jeffrey Dean
05/14/2020 Th 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR792-C
Dunkerley, Marion C.
05/14/2020 Th 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

NUR793 Cont Transltnl Rsrch Final Prj

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. Pass/Fail. Prerequisite: NUR 792. (1 unit; As offered)

 

 

Optional Concentration

 

Students have the option of completing the following concentration:

 

Optional Concentration in Family Nurse Practitioner (26 units)

NUR571 Family Nurse Practitioner I

Students explore the role of the FNP with a focus on the family and health issues related to Primary Care. Emphasis will be placed on Women's health care, health promotion, illness prevention, and management of simple acute and stable chronic diseases across the lifespan. Lecture: 3. Prerequisite: NUR 555, 558, and 560. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 571P. (3 units; As offered)

NUR571-A
Gay, Marcia A.
05/11/2020 M 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR571-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 T 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg

NUR571P Family Nurse Practitioner Prac I

The practicum experience focuses on application of theoretical and evidence-based foundations to develop the FNP role in assessment, diagnosis, planning, management and education of patients within the primary care setting. Requires 135 hours of supervised clinical practice with a preceptor. Clinical: 3 units. Additional lab fee. Prerequisite: NUR 555, 558, and 560. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 571. (3 units; As offered)

NUR571P-C
Gay, Marcia A.
05/11/2020 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR571P-A
Gay, Marcia A.
05/11/2020 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR571P-B
Capistrano, Cielito B.
05/11/2020 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR571P-D
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR571P-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR571P-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR571P-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

NUR573 Family Nurse Practitioner II

Students explore a theoretical foundation for the FNP role specific to pediatric populations. Students will focus on health promotion, disease prevention, assessment, diagnosis and management of common acute and chronic pediatric illnesses, behavioral health, and patient/family education in primary care. Emphasis is placed on ethical and legal issues, collaborative partnership, and development of family-centered, culturally sensitive healthcare delivery in primary care. Lecture: 3 units. Prerequisites: NUR 571 and 571P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 573P. (3 units; As offered)

NUR573-A
Chang, Sabrina Yap
05/11/2020 W 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR573-A
Chang, Sabrina Yap
08/24/2020 T 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

NUR573P Family Nurse Practitioner PracII

The practicum experience focuses on application of theoretical and evidence-based foundations to further develop the FNP role specific to pediatric populations in 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. Additional lab fee. Prerequisites: NUR 571 and 571P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 573. (3 units; As offered)

NUR573P-E
Bursch, Lisa K.
05/11/2020 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR573P-A
Chang, Sabrina Yap
05/11/2020 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR573P-B
Chang, Sabrina Yap
05/11/2020 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR573P-C
Jovanov, Cynthia
05/11/2020 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR573P-D
Jovanov, Cynthia
05/11/2020 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR573P-D
Gay, Marcia A.
08/24/2020 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR573P-C
Capistrano, Cielito B.
08/24/2020 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR573P-B
Capistrano, Cielito B.
08/24/2020 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR573P-A
Chang, Sabrina Yap
08/24/2020 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

NUR575 Family Nurse Practitioner III

Students explore and apply theoretical foundations to the care of acute, episodic illnesses while gaining discernment of emergent conditions from varying pathological states. The course builds on concepts and skills derived from previous courses and focuses on evidence-based clinical decision-making and diagnostic interpretation to support diagnosis and management of acute health care across the life-span. Legal implications for practice will be discussed. Lecture: 3 units. Prerequisites: NUR 573 and 573P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 575P. (3 units; As offered)F

NUR575-A
Chang, Sabrina Yap
08/24/2020 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR575-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 T 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg

NUR575P Family Nurse Practnr Prac III

The practicum experience focuses on applying a theoretical and evidence-based foundation to further develop the FNP role in the assessment, diagnosis, planning, management, and education of the acute patient and family within an outpatient setting. Emphasis will be placed on prompt identification of pathological, high acuity states based on presentation while providing delivery of acute healthcare management across the life span. Requires 135 hours of supervised clinical practice with a preceptor. Practicum: 3 units. Additional lab fee. Prerequisites: NUR 573 and 573P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 575. (3 units; As offered)

NUR575P-E
Hart-Kepler, Virginia L
08/24/2020 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR575P-A
Chang, Sabrina Yap
08/24/2020 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR575P-C
Jovanov, Cynthia
08/24/2020 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR575P-D
Gay, Marcia A.
08/24/2020 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR575P-B
Jovanov, Cynthia
08/24/2020 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR575P-D
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR575P-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR575P-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR575P-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

NUR577 Family Nurse Practitioner IV

Students explore and apply theoretical foundations in the complexity of chronic adult health care using assessment and interpretive diagnostic skills. Emphasis will be placed on health management and independent practice. State and federal legal guidelines will be used to inform safe clinical and prescriptive practice. Lecture: 3 units. Prerequisites: NUR 575 and 575P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 577P. (3 units; As offered)

NUR577-A
Hart-Kepler, Virginia L
05/11/2020 M 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR577-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 W 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg

NUR577P Family Nurse Practnr Prac IV

The practicum experience focuses on applying a theoretical and evidence-based foundation to the FNP role in the assessment, diagnosis, planning, management, and education of individuals with chronic conditions in the outpatient setting. Emphasis will be placed on health management and independent practice. Requires 135 hours of supervised clinical practice with a preceptor. Practicum: 3 units. Additional lab fee. Prerequisites: NUR 575 and 575P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 577. (3 units; As offered)

NUR577P-A
Chang, Sabrina Yap
05/11/2020 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR577P-B
Capistrano, Cielito B.
05/11/2020 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR577P-C
Ullrich, Theresa Ann
05/11/2020 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR577P-E
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR577P-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR577P-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR577P-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR577P-D
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 - Other Non-Site Locations 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-D
Bursch, Lisa K.
05/11/2020 M 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-C
Bursch, Lisa K.
05/11/2020 M 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-A
Chang, Sabrina Yap
05/11/2020 M 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-A
Chang, Sabrina Yap
08/24/2020 T 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 T 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 T 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

 

  

 

*Curriculum and program design subject to change