Courses

Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Post Master's Certificate (31 units)

 

The program includes 720 clinical hours. 

 

NUR508 Adlt Grntlgy ActCrNrs Prctnr I

Students explore the role of the AGACNP from a theoretical perspective and evidence-based foundation while starting to integrate concepts of pathophysiology, pharmacology, and collaborative management of the adult-gerontological population who are acutely and/or critically ill and/or experiencing an exacerbation of a chronic health condition Students will consider comorbidities and other influencing factors. Emphasis is placed on developing cultural awareness, spiritual care, holistic advanced health assessment, interpretive diagnostics, and management skills. Legal regulations and ethical standards form a critical foundation for practice. Prerequisites: NUR 555, 558, and 560. Pre- or Co- Requisite: NUR 513. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 508P. (3 units; As offered & OPS)

NUR508P AdltGerActCrNrsPrctnrPrctcm I

The practicum experience focuses on application of theoretical and evidence-based foundations to develop the AGACNP role. The acute care nurse practitioner will start to work within the interdisciplinary team across settings to facilitate the patient’s return to optimal health. Procedural skill acquisition and interventions for critically ill patients will be introduced. Integration of holistic, culturally sensitive, spiritual care, assessment, diagnosis, planning, management, and education of adult patients and family is included. 2 Units = 90 hours of supervised clinical practice with a preceptor. Additional clinical fee. Prerequisites: NUR 555, 558, and 560. Pre- or Co- Requisite: NUR 513. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 508. (2 units; As offered & OPS)

NUR513 Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics

Students build on knowledge from advanced pharmacology to establish a foundation for clinical judgment for the adult/older adult population. Emphasis is on hemodynamic monitoring and stabilization using pharmacotherapeutics. Students identify drug interactions, incompatibilities, side effects, and contraindications in the acute care setting. Legal and regulatory requirements related to NP practice in California will form a critical foundation for practice. Prerequisites: NUR 555, 558, and 560. Pre- or Co- Requisites: NUR 504 and 504P. (2 units; As offered & OPS)

NUR509 Adlt Grntlgy ActCrNrs Prctnr II

Students continue to focus on the role of the AGACNP. Theoretical and evidence-based strategies and diagnostic reasoning provide the method to initiate, manage and evaluate culturally sensitive healthcare interventions for the adult-gerontological population who are acutely and/or critically ill, or experiencing an acute exacerbation of a chronic health condition. Legal regulations and ethical standards continue to inform practice. Prerequisites: NUR 508 and 508P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 509P. (3 units; As offered & OPS)

NUR509P AdltGerActCrNrsPrctnrPrctcm II

The practicum experience allows students the opportunity to refine their clinical decision-making skills within the interdisciplinary team in culturally sensitive, holistic assessment, diagnosis, planning, management and education of patients and families across acute care settings. Comprehension of Acute Care Adult-Gerontological Guidelines, perioperative evaluation and management, and hemodynamic monitoring is demonstrated. Procedural skills and interventions for critically ill adult patients are enhanced. Additional clinical fee. Prerequisites: NUR 508 and 508P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 509. (4 units; As offered & OPS)

NUR510 Adlt Grntlgy ActCrNrs Prctnr III

Students focus on the theories of aging and evidence-based, age-related care of the frail elderly (over 65 with functional impairment, or over 75). Students consider comorbidities and other influencing factors specific to this population. Analysis of health policies and the impact on long-term care coordination will be highlighted. Legal regulations and ethical standards specific to the frail elderly population guide practice. Prerequisites: NUR 509 and 509P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 510P. (3 units; As offered & OPS)

NUR510P AdltGerActCrNrsPrctnrPrctcm III

The practicum experience focuses on integration of theoretical and evidence-based foundations for the frail elderly population. Emphasis is placed on application of procedural skills and development of interventions for critically ill patients. Application of holistic, culturally sensitive, advanced assessment skills, diagnosis, planning, independent management and education of patient’s, families, and/or caregivers to support healthy aging in collaboration with the interprofessional team continues. 4 units = 180 hours of supervised clinical practice with a preceptor. Additional clinical fee. Prerequisites: NUR 509 and 509P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 510. (4 units; As offered & OPS)

NUR511 Adlt Grntlgy ActCrNrs Prctnr IV

Students synthesize and apply the theoretical and evidence-based care and management of acute and chronically ill adults and frail elderly adults. Forming and evaluating comprehensive plans of care for complex and multisystem disorders culminates this semester. Emphasis continues on application of culturally sensitive, holistic health advanced assessment, interpretive diagnostics, and management skills in the acute care setting. Legal regulations and ethical standards prepare the student for independent practice. Prerequisites: NUR 510 and 510P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 511P. (3 units; As offered & OPS)

NUR511P AdltGerActCrNrsPrctnrPrctcm IV

The practicum experience prepares the student for independent practice while working collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team. Performance of procedural skills and interventions for critically ill adult patients is expected. Emphasis is on integration and application of Acute Care Adult-Gerontological Guidelines, perioperative evaluation and management, and hemodynamic monitoring, as well as health prevention and screening strategies and diagnostic reasoning skills. 4 units = 180 hours of supervised clinical practice with a preceptor. Additional clinical fee. Prerequisites: NUR 510 and 510P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 511. (5 units; As offered & OPS)

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
Bradley, Karen S
09/07/2021 T 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Instructor OFFC
NUR597-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 T 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 T 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 T 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-C
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

 

Clinical Nurse Specialist Adult Gerontology Post-Master's Certificate (22 units)

 

The program includes 540 clinical hours.

 

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
Bradley, Karen S
09/07/2021 T 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Instructor OFFC
NUR597-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 T 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 T 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 T 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-C
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

Family Nurse Practitioner Post-Master's Certificate (26 units)

 

The program includes 540 direct patient care clinical hours.

 

NUR569 Family Nurse Practitioner I

Students explore the role of the FNP, theoretical foundations of family theory, with a focus on the complexities of chronic adult health issues related to primary care. Emphasis is placed on developing culturally sensitive health assessment, interpretive diagnostic competencies, and management skills to reduce illness progression. Legal regulations and ethical practice guidelines will form a critical foundation for practice. Concurrent Requisite: NUR569P. (3 units; As offered)

NUR569-A
Hart-Kepler, Virginia L
01/10/2022 T 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR569-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg

NUR569P Family Nurse Practitnr Prctcm I

The practicum experience focuses on application of theoretical and evidence-based foundations to develop the FNP role in culturally sensitive assessment, diagnostic reasoning, planning, management and education of patients with chronic conditions within the primary care setting. Requires 135 hours of supervised clinical practice with a preceptor. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 569. (3 units; As offered)

NUR569P-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR569P-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR569P-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

NUR572 Family Nurse Practitioner II

Students further examine the role of the FNP with a focus on family health related to primary care. Emphasis is on culturally sensitive women and gender health care, health promotion, illness prevention, and management skills. Legal regulations and ethical practice standards continue to guide practice. Lecture: 3 units. Prerequisites: NUR 569 and 569P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 572P. (3 units; As offered)

NUR572-A
Gay, Marcia A.
09/07/2021 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg 211
NUR572-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 T 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

NUR572P Family Nurse Prctnr Prctcm II

The practicum experience focuses on application of theoretical and evidence-based foundations to further develop the FNP role specific to women and gender populations in culturally sensitive 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. Prerequisites: NUR 569 and 569P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 572. (3 units; As offered)

NUR572P-B
Gay, Marcia A.
09/07/2021 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR572P-A
Chang, Sabrina Yap
09/07/2021 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR572P-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR572P-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

NUR574 Family Nurse Practitioner III

Students examine the role of the FNP with a focus on pediatric populations. Emphasis is placed on common acute and chronic pediatric illnesses, developmental milestones, behavioral health, using culturally sensitive health promotion, illness prevention, and management with collaborative partnership to develop family centered care in the primary setting. Legal regulations and ethical practice standards specific to the pediatric population guide practice. Lecture: 3 units. Prerequisites: NUR 572 and NUR 572P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 574 P. (3 units; As offered)

NUR574-A
Chang, Sabrina Yap
09/07/2021 T 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg 132
NUR574-A
Chang, Sabrina Yap
01/10/2022 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

NUR574P Family Nurse Prctnr Prctcm III

The practicum experience focuses on application of theoretical and evidence-based foundations to further develop the FNP role specific to pediatric populations in culturally sensitive assessment, diagnosis, planning, management and education of patients and families within the primary care setting. Requires 135 hours of supervised clinical practice with a preceptor. Practicum: 3 units. Prerequisites: NUR 572 and 572P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 574. (3 units; As offered)s

NUR574P-A
Chang, Sabrina Yap
09/07/2021 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR574P-B
Chang, Sabrina Yap
09/07/2021 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR574P-C
Capistrano, Cielito B.
09/07/2021 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR574P-B
Chang, Sabrina Yap
01/10/2022 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR574P-A
Chang, Sabrina Yap
01/10/2022 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

NUR576 Family Nurse Practitioner IV

Students apply theoretical foundations to the care of acute illnesses, gaining discernment of emergent conditions from varying pathological states. Focus is on culturally sensitive, evidence-based clinical decision-making and diagnostic interpretation to support independent management. Legal regulations and ethical practice guidelines prepare the student for independent practice. Lecture: 3 units. Prerequisites: NUR 574 and 574P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 576P. (3 units; As offered)

NUR576-A
Torres, Nidia J.
01/10/2022 T 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR576-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg

NUR576P Family Nurse Prctnr Prctcm IV

The practicum experience focuses on application of theoretical and evidence-based development of the FNP role toward independent practice. Integration of culturally sensitive assessment, diagnosis, planning, management and education is specific to acute populations and their families within the primary care setting. Emphasis is on prompt identification of pathological, high acuity states based on presentation, providing delivery of acute healthcare management across the life span. Requires 135 hours of supervised clinical practice with a preceptor. Practicum: 3 units. Prerequisites: NUR 574 and 574P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 576. (3 units; As offered)

NUR576P-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR576P-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR576P-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR576P-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR
NUR576P-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 - 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
Bradley, Karen S
09/07/2021 T 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Instructor OFFC
NUR597-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 T 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 T 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 T 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-C
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

 

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Post Master's Certificate (29 units)

 

The program includes 585 clinical hours. 

 

NUR504 Psychtrc Mntl Hlth Nrs Prctnr I

Students explore the role of the PMHNP from a theoretical perspective and evidence-based foundation. Interviewing skills, assessment, and utilization of data collection methods to analyze and evaluate bio-psychosocial information regarding psychiatric mental health illness across the lifespan are initiated. Emphasis is in on the effects of potential and/or existing co-morbid health problems. The Diagnostic Statistical Manual provides the underpinning for diagnostic reasoning. Legal regulations and ethical standards inform practice. Prerequisites: NUR 555, 558, and 560. Pre- or Co- Requisite: NUR 517. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 504P. (3 units; As offered & OPS)

NUR504P PsychMntlHlthNrsPrctnrPrctcm I

The practicum experience allows students to apply theoretical and evidence-based foundations to develop the PMHNP role. Students evaluate assessment data and evidence-based practice to formulate differential diagnosis, disease management, and health promotion plan of care in collaboration with the patient. 2 units = 90 hours of supervised clinical practice with a preceptor. Additional clinical fee. Prerequisites: NUR 555, 558, and 560. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 504. (2 units; As offered & OPS)

NUR505 Psychtrc Mntl Hlth Nrs Prctnr II

Students increase their knowledge and competence in the assessment of adult and older adults with psychiatric mental health illnesses. Emphasis is on the development of cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy treatment planning for individuals with mood, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive, trauma/stress-related disorders and interventions from psychotherapy and psychopharmacology for individuals with psychotic disorders, substance use disorders, and personality disorders. Legal regulations and ethical standards continue to inform practice. Prerequisites: NUR 504 and 504P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 505P. (3 units; As offered & OPS)

NUR505P PsychMntlHlthNrsPrctnrPrctcm II

The practicum experience allows students the opportunity to refine assessment adult and older adults with psychiatric mental health illnesses, development of differential diagnoses, disease management, implementing psychotherapy, and health promotion interventions. 4 units = 180 hours of supervised clinical practice with a preceptor. Additional clinical fee. Prerequisites: NUR 504 and 504P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 505. (4 units; As offered & OPS)

NUR506 Psychtrc Mntl Hlth Nrs PrctnrIII

Students continue to examine the role of the psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. Emphasis is placed on child/adolescent development, family systems, and assessment and treatment of children/families. Students develop evidence–based treatment interventions based on psychotherapy and psychopharmacology for anxiety, depressive, neurodevelopmental disorders, bipolar, psychotic, trauma/stress-related, substance-use, and eating/elimination disorders. Legal regulations and ethical guidelines continue to inform practice. Prerequisites: NUR 505 and 505P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 506P. (3 units; As offered & OPS)

NUR506P PsychMntlHlthNrsPrctnrPrctcm III

The practicum experience focuses on application of theoretical and evidence-based foundations for assessment of child/adolescent populations with psychiatric mental health illnesses, development of differential diagnoses, disease management, implementing psychotherapy, and health promotion interventions. 4 units = 180 hours of supervised clinical practice with a preceptor. Additional clinical fee. Prerequisites: NUR 505 and 505P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 506. (4 units; As offered & OPS)

NUR507 Psychtrc Mntl Hlth Nrs Prctnr IV

Students synthesize and apply theoretical and evidence-based care and management to promote and support client stabilization, rehabilitation, and recovery across the life span. Emphasis is placed forming comprehensive plans of care based on assessment of psychiatric mental health illnesses. Analysis of health policies and the impact on care coordination will be highlighted. Legal regulations and ethical standards prepare the student for independent practice. Prerequisites: NUR 506 and 506P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 507P. (3 units; As offered & OPS)

NUR507P PsychMntlHlthNrsPrctnrPrctcm IV

The practicum experience prepares the student for independent practice while working collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team to provide continuity of care across PMH settings. Application of culturally sensitive assessment, diagnosis, planning, management and education is used to promote resilience and recovery. 5 units = 225 hours of supervised clinical practice with a preceptor. Additional clinical fee. Prerequisites: NUR 506 and 506P. Concurrent Requisite: NUR 507. (5 units; As offered & OPS)

NUR517 Advanced Psychopharmacology

Students develop an understanding of neuroscience and pharmacotherapeutics for patients with mental health conditions. Emphasis is on establishing a foundation for decision-making necessary for initiating, monitoring, and modifying pharmacological treatment plans for mental health conditions. Chemical neurotransmission, interactions, side effects, and prescribing guidelines for psychopharmaceuticals commonly utilized across the lifespan are addressed. Legal and regulatory requirements related to NP practice in California will form a critical foundation for practice. Prerequisites: NUR 555, 558, and 560. Pre- or Co- Requisite: NUR 504 and 504P. (2 units; As offered & OPS)

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
Bradley, Karen S
09/07/2021 T 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Instructor OFFC
NUR597-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 T 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 T 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 T 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-C
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

 

Healthcare Leadership Post-Master's Curriculum (14 units)

 

The program includes 225 clinical hours.

 

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)

NUR581-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 T 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

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)

NUR583-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 - Other Non-Site Locations OTHR

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
Bradley, Karen S
09/07/2021 T 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Instructor OFFC
NUR597-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 T 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 T 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 T 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-C
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

 

Nurse Educator Post-Master's Curriculum (16 units)

 

This program includes 270 clinical hours.

 

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
01/10/2022 T 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg ONLN

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
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 T 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg OTHR
NUR584-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 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
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 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-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 T 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM School of Nursing Bldg OTHR
NUR588-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 T 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM School of Nursing Bldg ONLN
NUR588-D
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01/10/2022 T 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM School of Nursing Bldg OTHR
NUR588-A
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01/10/2022 T 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM School of Nursing Bldg OTHR
NUR588-A
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05/09/2022 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
Bradley, Karen S
09/07/2021 T 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Instructor OFFC
NUR597-A
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01/10/2022 T 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-C
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01/10/2022 T 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/10/2022 T 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-B
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-C
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM School of Nursing Bldg
NUR597-A
STAFF, STAFF
05/09/2022 W 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM School of Nursing Bldg

 

Nursing Informatics Post-Master's Curriculum (16 units)

 

The program includes 225 clinical hours.

 

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)