Course Requirements

Clinical Nurse Specialist Adult Gerontology Post-Masters Certificate (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
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-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 T 4:00 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
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

 


  

Family Nurse Practitioner Post-Masters Certificate (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
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01/11/2021 T 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
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05/10/2021 W 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)

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NUR571P-B
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NUR571P-B
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05/10/2021 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR571P-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/10/2021 - 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
08/24/2020 T 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM CBU Virtual SYNC
NUR573-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/10/2021 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-A
Chang, Sabrina Yap
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-D
STAFF, STAFF
05/10/2021 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
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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 CBU Virtual SYNC
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
Ullrich, Theresa Ann
08/24/2020 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR575P-A
Chang, Sabrina Yap
08/24/2020 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR575P-B
Jovanov, Cynthia
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-D
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01/11/2021 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR575P-C
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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)

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01/11/2021 W 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
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05/10/2021 T 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)

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05/10/2021 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
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05/10/2021 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
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05/10/2021 - 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-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-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 T 4:00 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
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

 


 

Healthcare Leadership Post-Masters Certificate (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)

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)

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
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-C
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01/11/2021 T 4:00 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
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 Post-Masters Certificate (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)

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
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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
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01/11/2021 M 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg OTHR
NUR586-A
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05/10/2021 M 3:00 PM - 6:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg OTHR

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-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/11/2021 T 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM School of Nursing Bldg OTHR
NUR588-A
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

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
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01/11/2021 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
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01/11/2021 T 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
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01/11/2021 T 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
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05/10/2021 W 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
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05/10/2021 W 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
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05/10/2021 T 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

 


 

Nursing Informatics Post-Masters Certificate (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)