Course Requirements

Clinical Nurse Specialist Adult Gerontology (25 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: NUR566 and NUR566P (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; Summer)

NUR597-A
Bradley, Karen S
05/07/2018 W 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg 139
NUR597-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 M 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
Bradley, Karen S
05/06/2019 M 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-A
Bradley, Karen S
05/06/2019 W 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg

Family Nurse Practitioner (29 units)

NUR571 Family Nurse Practitioner I

This course focuses on an overview of the role of the FNP with an emphasis on family health. Family health theories related to primary care and the theoretical foundations of women's healthcare during the reproductive years will also be explored. Prerequisite: NUR 555, 558 and 560 (3 units; As Offered)

NUR571-B
Gay, Marcia A.
05/07/2018 W 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg 234
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Gay, Marcia A.
05/07/2018 W 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg 234
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01/09/2019 M 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
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05/06/2019 M 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR571-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/06/2019 M 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg

NUR571P Family Nurse Practitioner Prac I

The practicum experience focuses on application of theory to fulfill the FNP role for assessment, diagnosis, planning, and management of patients within a primary care setting. Emphasis will be placed on health promotion, simple acute and stable chronic diseased of childbearing and childrearing families. Requires 135 hours of supervised clinical practice with a preceptor. Prerequisite: NUR 555, 558 and 560. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 571 (3 units; As Offered)

NUR571P-E
Capistrano, Cielito B.
05/07/2018 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR571P-A
Garrovillas, Sabrina Yap
05/07/2018 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR571P-C
Jovanov, Cynthia
05/07/2018 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR571P-D
Ullrich, Theresa Ann
05/07/2018 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
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NUR571P-E
STAFF, STAFF
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NUR573 Family Nurse Practitioner II

This course focuses on an overview of the role of the FNP with an emphasis on the healthcare needs of the family unit in order to improve patient outcomes. Content will focus on primary care of the pediatric population with attention to health promotion, illness prevention, and management of common developmental, behavioral, acute, and chronic health problems. Prerequisite: NUR 571 and 571P (3 units; As Offered)

NUR573-A
Torres, Nidia J.
05/07/2018 W 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg 132
NUR573-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR573-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 M 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR573-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/06/2019 M 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg

NUR573P Family Nurse Practitioner PracII

This course continues to build on application of theory to fulfill the FNP role as students complete assessment, diagnosis, planning, and management of patients within a primary care setting. Emphasis will be placed on health promotion, simple acute and stable chronic diseases of infants, children, and adolescents. Requires 135 hours of supervised clinical practice with a preceptor. Prerequisite: NUR 571 and 571P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 573 (3 units; As Offered)

NUR573P-D
Torres, Nidia J.
05/07/2018 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR573P-A
Torres, Nidia J.
05/07/2018 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR573P-B
Capistrano, Cielito B.
05/07/2018 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR573P-C
Garrovillas, Sabrina Yap
05/07/2018 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR573P-D
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR573P-B
STAFF, STAFF
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NUR573P-A
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01/09/2019 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR573P-B
STAFF, STAFF
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NUR573P-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/06/2019 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR573P-B
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STAFF, STAFF
05/06/2019 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

NUR575 Family Nurse Practitioner III

This course focuses on the role of the FNP with an emphasis on the healthcare needs of the family unit in order to improve patient outcomes. The course will include content with a focus on acute, episodic conditions of the adult population. Prerequisite: NUR573 and 573P (3 units; As Offered)

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STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
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STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

NUR575P Family Nurse Practnr Prac III

This course continues to build on application of theory to fulfill the FNP role as the student focuses on assessment, diagnosis, planning, and management of patients within a primary care setting. Emphasis will be placed on health promotion and disease management of the adult with acute health condition. Requires 135 hours of supervised clinical practice with a preceptor. Prerequisite: NUR 573 nad 573P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 575 (3 units; As Offered)

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STAFF, STAFF
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01/09/2019 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

NUR577 Family Nurse Practitioner IV

This course focuses on the role of the FNP with an emphasis on the healthcare needs of the family unit in order to improve patient outcomes. The course will emphasize chronic conditions in the adult population. Prerequisite: NUR 575 and 575P (3 units; As Offered)

NUR577-A
Cotner, Christy Annette
05/07/2018 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg 110
NUR577-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR577-A
Cotner, Christy Annette
05/06/2019 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

NUR577P Family Nurse Practnr Prac IV

This course continues to build on application and integration of theory to fulfill the FNP role as the student focuses on assessment, diagnosis, planning, and management of patients within a primary care setting. Emphasis will be placed on health promotion and disease management of the adult with chronic health conditions. Requires 135 hours of supervised clinical practice with a preceptor. Prerequisite: NUR 575 and 575P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 577 (3 units; As Offered)

NUR577P-C
Cotner, Christy Annette
05/07/2018 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR577P-A
Hart-Kepler, Virginia L
05/07/2018 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR577P-B
Wegrzyn, Tammy Renee
05/07/2018 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR577P-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR577P-B
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05/06/2019 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
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STAFF, STAFF
05/06/2019 - 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; Summer)

NUR597-A
Bradley, Karen S
05/07/2018 W 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg 139
NUR597-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 M 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
Bradley, Karen S
05/06/2019 M 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-A
Bradley, Karen S
05/06/2019 W 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg

Healthcare Systems Management (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. Pre- or Co-requisite: NUR 583. Lecture: 3 units. (4 units)

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)

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)

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)

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; Summer)

NUR597-A
Bradley, Karen S
05/07/2018 W 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg 139
NUR597-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 M 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
Bradley, Karen S
05/06/2019 M 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-A
Bradley, Karen S
05/06/2019 W 6:30 PM - 8:30 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; Fall/Spring)

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; Spring/Summer)

NUR592 System 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 a 90 hour Practicum experience. (3 units; Fall/Summer)

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; Fall/Summer)

NUR594 Nursng Informatics Capstone Prac

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. Note: This course requires a minimum of 144 practicum hours. (4 units; Fall/Spring)

Teaching-Learning Nursing (14 units)

NUR582 Nursing Curriculum & 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)

NUR582-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 M 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg OTHR
NUR582-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/06/2019 M 6:30 PM - 9:30 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)

NUR584-A
Drummond, Susan L.
05/07/2018 W 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM School of Nursing Bldg OTHR
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STAFF, STAFF
05/06/2019 M 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM School of Nursing Bldg OTHR

NUR586 Eval & Testing 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)

NUR586-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/04/2018 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 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; Summer)

NUR597-A
Bradley, Karen S
05/07/2018 W 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg 139
NUR597-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/09/2019 M 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
Bradley, Karen S
05/06/2019 M 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-A
Bradley, Karen S
05/06/2019 W 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg