Courses

Pre-Licensure Course Requirements

 

NUR501 TheoreticalFndtnsAndEthcsInNrsng

This course is designed to enhance an understanding of the history of the discipline and profession of nursing from a Biblical worldview. Legal and ethical principles are applied to the role of the professional nurse. Parse's humanbecoming paradigm, the ethos of human dignity, and living quality will be explored. Students will discuss the phenomenon of interest in nursing- humanuniverse, assumptions, postulates, and concepts of Parse's theory and demonstrate true presence in the nurse-person relationship. Legal and ethical principles will be introduced. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean. (3 units; As offered)

NUR502 Fundamental Nursing Skills

This introductory course guides and prepares students to develop basic competencies necessary to meet the needs of diverse individuals throughout the lifespan. Using the nursing process, students learn concepts and theories basic to the art and science of nursing. Two (2) hours/week theory. Six (6) hours/week skills lab. Additional nursing fee. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean. (4 units; As offered)

NUR502-A
Anozie, Melissa Marie
08/24/2020 Th 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
NUR502-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/10/2021 - School of Nursing Bldg OTHR
NUR502-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/10/2021 - School of Nursing Bldg OTHR
NUR502-C
STAFF, STAFF
05/10/2021 - School of Nursing Bldg OTHR
NUR502-D
STAFF, STAFF
05/10/2021 - School of Nursing Bldg OTHR

NUR512 Physical Assessment

The course includes two (2) credit hours theory, two (2) credit hours/laboratory practicum and focuses on helping students acquire skills to conduct a comprehensive health assessment. The process of data collection, interpretation, documentation and dissemination of assessment data will be addressed. The practicum provides students with the opportunity to use interview, observation, percussion, palpation, inspection and auscultation in assessing clients across the lifespan in simulated and actual settings. Two (2) hours/week theory; Six (6) hours/week practicum. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean. (4 units; As offered)

NUR512-A
Hamilton, Teresa J.
08/24/2020 Th 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
NUR512-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/10/2021 - School of Nursing Bldg OTHR
NUR512-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/10/2021 - School of Nursing Bldg OTHR
NUR512-C
STAFF, STAFF
05/10/2021 - School of Nursing Bldg OTHR
NUR512-D
STAFF, STAFF
05/10/2021 - School of Nursing Bldg OTHR

NUR515 Pathophysiology

Building on general principles of anatomy and physiology, students will develop an understanding of disease processes, prevention, clinical signs and symptoms, secondary effects and methods of treatment. Students will use evidence and vital statistics to explain normal and abnormal findings and link abnormal findings with disease processes. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean. (3 units; As offered)

NUR516 Pharmacology and Nutrition

An introduction to the basic principles of pharmacology and nutrition with a focus on pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and therapeutic implications for major drug categories as well as natural products. Emphasis also on nutritional health promotion as well as therapeutic nutrition related to selected illness states. Pre-requisite: Permission of the Dean. (3 units; As offered)

NUR521 Adult Health I

This is the first of two Medical Surgical courses applying nursing theory and using evidence based clinical judgment in the care of adult clients with acute and chronic illnesses. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean. Pre- or Co- Requisite: NUR 522. (4 units; As offered)

NUR521-A
Campbell, Grasiela V.
08/24/2020 F 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC

NUR522 Adult Health I Practicum

In this practicum course, learners will apply nursing theory and use evidence based clinical judgment in the care of adult clients with acute and chronic illnesses. Nine (9) hours/week practicum. Additional nursing fee. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean. Pre- or Co- Requisite: NUR 521. (3 units; As offered)

NUR522-D
Thomas, Ciara Diaz
08/24/2020 M 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR522-A
Lewis, Audrey C.
08/24/2020 Sa 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR522-B
Campbell, Grasiela V.
08/24/2020 M 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR522-C
Santos, Jordan Bradley
08/24/2020 Sa 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

NUR523 Older Adult and Family Nursing

This course focuses on the provision of nursing care for the aging population. Expected and unexpected health-related changes of older adults are explored. Emphasis is on living quality in health promotion and disease prevention. This course will examine how ageism impacts care of the older adult. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean. Pre- or Co- Requisite: NUR 524. (2 units; As offered)

NUR523-A
Herrick, Dinah R.
08/24/2020 W 11:45 AM - 1:45 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
NUR523-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 W 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg

NUR524 Older AdultAndFamily Nrsng Prctc

This practicum allows students to provide nursing care for the aging population with expected and unexpected health-related changes. Students will participate in health promotion and disease prevention activities in a variety of settings. 3 hours/week in practicum setting. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean. Pre- or Co- Requisite: NUR 523. (1 unit; As offered)

NUR524-B
Toro, Stacey N.
10/09/2020 F 6:00 AM - 12:00 PM Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR524-A
Toro, Stacey N.
08/28/2020 F 6:00 AM - 12:00 PM Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR524-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/12/2021 T 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR524-B
STAFF, STAFF
03/02/2021 T 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

NUR526 Mental Health Nursing

Introduction to mental health nursing services and nurse-person and nurse-group communication patterns. Focus is on interdisciplinary collaboration, teaching-learning, and change-persistence patterns with health promotion, disease prevention, and care of individuals, families, and communities with acute and chronic mental health conditions. Nursing services with special populations including the homeless and issues regarding abuse, neglect, trauma, and substance abuse are explored. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean. Pre- or Co- Requisite: NUR 527. (3 units; As offered)

NUR526-A
Drummond, Susan L.
08/24/2020 W 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM CBU Virtual SYNC
NUR526-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 W 8:15 AM - 11:15 AM School of Nursing Bldg

NUR527 Mental Health Nursing Practicum

Practicum learning experience of nursing services with persons who have the medical diagnosis of mental illness in both inpatient and community treatment settings. Focus is on the changing healthcare systems and collaborative health promotion and disease prevention, as well as the nurse-person, nurse-group, nurse-community patterns of relating, and care of individuals and families with acute and chronic mental health problems. 6 hours/week practicum. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean. Pre- or Co- Requisite: NUR 526. (2 units; As offered)

NUR527-B
Drummond, Susan L.
08/25/2020 T 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR527-A
Drummond, Susan L.
10/13/2020 T 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR527-A
STAFF, STAFF
03/02/2021 T 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR527-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/12/2021 T 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

NUR530 Adult Health II

This is the second of two Medical Surgical courses analyzing nursing theory and applying evidence based clinical judgment in the care of adult clients with complex acute and chronic illnesses. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean. Pre- or Co- Requisite: NUR 536. (4 units; As offered)

NUR530-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 F 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

NUR531 Nrsng Srvcs with Childbrng Fam

This course emphasizes applying nursing theory and evidenced based clinical judgment in the care of low and high-risk antepartum, intrapartum, neonatal clients, and their families. The focus is on health promotion, risk reduction, family planning, and disease prevention. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean. Pre- or Co- Requisite: NUR 533. (3 units; As offered)

NUR531-A
Jetton, Susan Ann
08/24/2020 Th 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
NUR531-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 Th 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

NUR533 Childbearing Family Practicum

In this practicum course students will use theory and evidenced based clinical judgment in the care of low and high-risk antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum, and neonatal clients. 6 hours/week practicum. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean. Pre- or Co- Requisite: NUR 531. (2 units; As offered)

NUR533-C
Cadenhead, Virginia Hamilton
08/31/2020 M 6:00 AM - 6:30 PM Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR533-A
Jetton, Susan Ann
09/01/2020 T 6:30 AM - 6:30 PM Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR533-B
Jetton, Susan Ann
10/21/2020 W 6:30 AM - 6:30 PM Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR533-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/12/2021 T 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR533-B
STAFF, STAFF
03/02/2021 T 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

NUR535 Nrsng Srvcs with Childrearng Fam

This course applies nursing theory and uses evidence-based clinical judgment in the care of children and adolescents with acute and chronic illnesses. Focus will be upon child growth and development and family-centered care. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean. Pre- or Co- Requisite: NUR 537. (3 units; As offered)

NUR535-A
Dunkerley, Marion C.
08/24/2020 Th 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
NUR535-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 Th 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg

NUR536 Adult Health II Practicum

In this practicum course, learners will analyze nursing theory and apply evidence based clinical judgment in the care of adult clients with complex acute and chronic illnesses. 9 hours/week practicum. Additional nursing fee. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean. Pre- or Co- Requisite: NUR 530. (3 units; As offered)

NUR536-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 M 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR536-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 Sa 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR536-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 M 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR536-D
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 Sa 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

NUR537 Nurs Srvcs Childrearng Fam Prac

This practicum focuses on the application of nursing theory and nurse-family processes in providing evidence-based nursing services to children, adolescents, and their families. The course emphasizes clinical judgment in providing health promotion, disease prevention, and nursing care of pediatric clients with acute and chronic illnesses in diverse settings. 6 hours/week practicum. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean. Pre- or Co- Requisite: NUR 535. (2 units; As offered)

NUR537-A
Dunkerley, Marion C.
10/13/2020 T 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR537-B
Dunkerley, Marion C.
09/01/2020 T 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR537-A
STAFF, STAFF
03/03/2021 W 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR537-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2021 W 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

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
01/04/2021 W 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg ONLN

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
01/11/2021 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR539-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/10/2021 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR539-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/10/2021 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR539-C
STAFF, STAFF
05/10/2021 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR539-D
STAFF, STAFF
05/10/2021 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

NUR541 Christian Leadership in Nursing

This course emphasizes principles of nursing leadership and clinical reasoning to promote safe, quality patient care in a variety of settings. Leadership skills include prioritization, delegation, negotiation, collaboration, and coordination. Roles include provider and manager of nursing care in an interprofessional environment. Specific focus will be on transition to practice as an entry-level professional nurse. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean. Pre- or Co- Requisite: NUR 543. (3 units; As offered)

NUR543 Christian Ldrship in Nursng Prac

This practicum allows students to demonstrate principles of nursing leadership and clinical reasoning to promote safe, quality patient care in a variety of settings. Prioritization, delegation, negotiation, collaboration, and coordination will be emphasized. This practicum culminates in a project designed to improve outcomes in health promotion and disease prevention. 6 hours/week practicum. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean. Pre- or Co- Requisite: NUR 541. (2 units; As offered)

NUR543-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/10/2021 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

NUR546 Capstone Practicum

This final course practicum focuses on knowledge synthesis and role-readiness of a new graduate nurse. Clinical opportunities are provided utilizing preceptor partnerships to further develop leadership and nursing skills necessary for transition to practice. 9 hours/week practicum. Additional nursing fee. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean. (3 units; As offered)

NUR546-A
Martin, Nia M
08/24/2020 F 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC

NUR549 NCLEX Review

This course prepares students to pass the NCLEX-RN. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean. (1 unit; As offered)

NUR549-A
Matthews, Margaret
08/24/2020 T 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CBU Virtual SYNC

 

Post-Licensure ELMSN Course Requirements

 

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.
08/24/2020 - 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.
08/24/2020 - Online
IPE520-A
Herrera, Dayna L.
01/11/2021 - 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.
01/11/2021 - 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.
08/24/2020 T 5:15 PM - 7:15 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
NUR550-B
Meyer, Rebecca L.
08/24/2020 T 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
NUR550-A
Meyer, Rebecca L.
01/11/2021 W 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
08/24/2020 W 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
NUR555-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/10/2021 T 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR555-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/10/2021 T 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-A
Jovanov, Cynthia
08/24/2020 T 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM CBU Virtual SYNC
NUR558-B
Jovanov, Cynthia
08/24/2020 T 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
NUR558-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 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
STAFF, STAFF
05/10/2021 T 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR559-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/10/2021 T 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.
08/24/2020 T 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
NUR560-C
Gay, Marcia A.
08/24/2020 T 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
NUR560-D
Gay, Marcia A.
08/24/2020 T 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
NUR560-B
Bursch, Lisa K.
08/24/2020 T 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
NUR560-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 W 11:30 AM - 2:30 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-A
Toro, Stacey N.
08/24/2020 T 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
NUR565-B
Toro, Stacey N.
08/24/2020 T 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
NUR565-A
Herrera, Dayna L.
01/11/2021 W 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-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 - Online
NUR578-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 - Online
NUR578-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/10/2021 - Online

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
08/24/2020 T 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
NUR563-B
Gage, Jeffrey Dean
08/24/2020 T 5:15 PM - 7:15 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
NUR563-A
Gage, Jeffrey Dean
01/11/2021 W 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-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 T 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR564-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 T 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR564-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/10/2021 W 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

 

Concentration Requirements

 

Complete one of the following concentrations:

  • Health Care Leadership
  • Nurse Educator
  • Nursing Informatics

 

Health Care Leadership (14 units)

The Healthcare Leadership (HCL) concentration will prepare students to examine roles in nursing administration emphasizing clinical outcomes management, care environment management, and inter-professional collaboration.

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)

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)

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)

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)

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
Chang, Sabrina Yap
08/24/2020 T 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
NUR597-D
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 M 4:00 PM - 6:00 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
NUR597-C
STAFF, STAFF
05/10/2021 W 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/10/2021 W 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/10/2021 T 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

 


 

Nurse Educator (16 units)

The Nurse Educator concentration will prepare students in curriculum design and development, teaching methodologies, educational needs assessment, and learner-centered theories and methods.

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)

NUR582-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 T 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg OTHR

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)

NUR584-A
Meyer, Rebecca L.
08/24/2020 M 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM CBU Virtual OTHR
NUR584-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 T 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg OTHR
NUR584-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/10/2021 M 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)

NUR586-A
Carter, Deborah L
08/24/2020 W 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM CBU Virtual OTHR
NUR586-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 M 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg OTHR
NUR586-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/10/2021 M 3:00 PM - 6:30 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
Chang, Sabrina Yap
08/24/2020 T 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
NUR597-D
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 M 4:00 PM - 6:00 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
NUR597-C
STAFF, STAFF
05/10/2021 W 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/10/2021 W 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/10/2021 T 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

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)

NUR588-A
Perdue, Juliann
08/24/2020 M 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM CBU Virtual OTHR
NUR588-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 T 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM School of Nursing Bldg OTHR
NUR588-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 T 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM School of Nursing Bldg OTHR
NUR588-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/10/2021 W 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg OTHR

 


  

Nursing Informatics (16 units)

The Nursing Informatics concentration will prepare students to explore health information technology and allow students to design, plan, and evaluate systems to improve the effectiveness of care. The program prepares students to work in the field of healthcare informatics.

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)

 

 

 *Curriculum and program design subject to change