Consortial Nursing Program (NURS)

NURS 101  |  Cultural Diversity in Health Care  |  3 cr

Enables student to conceptualize cultural diversity as a basic component of American Society with implications for sensitivity and respect in health promotion and human relations.

Prerequisites: None.

Offered: Fall, Spring.

NURS 102  |  Perspectives on Health Care Systems  |  2 cr

Provides students with orientation to the complexity of health care, health-care delivery systems and the populations served.

Prerequisites: None.

Offered: Fall, Spring.

NURS 190  |  Special Studies in Nursing  |  1-5 cr

Prerequisites: Freshmen standing only; consent of nursing advisor.

NURS 251  |  Genetics and Genomics in Healthcare  |  2 cr

This course emphasizes the relationship between the underlying science (genetics), the study of genomes (genomics) and the social, ethical and legal issues (genethics) in healthcare.

Prerequisites: None.

Offered: Spring.

NURS 290  |  Special Studies in Nursing  |  1-5 cr

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing only; consent of nursing advisor.

NURS 351  |  Professional Role I: Foundations of Professional Practice  |  3 cr

Exploration of selected foundational concepts and principles essential to the professional nursing role.

Prerequisites: Admission to nursing major.

Offered: Fall.

NURS 352  |  Health and Illness Concepts 1: Introduction  |  3 cr

Introduction of selected foundational health and illness concepts essential to nursing practice. Differential tuition: $31.52/credit.

Prerequisites: Admission to nursing major.

Offered: Fall.

NURS 353  |  Clinical Practicum 1: Foundations  |  3 cr

This clinical practicum course introduces students to the application of foundational knowledge, skills, and attitudes in the provision of nursing care.

Prerequisites: Admission to nursing major.

Offered: Fall.

NURS 390  |  Special Studies in Nursing  |  1-5 cr

Prerequisites: Junior standing only; consent of nursing advisor.

NURS 398  |  Health Assessment and Promotion in Nursing Practice  |  3 cr

Application of nursing concepts and skills to promote health and comprehensively assess the health status of individuals using a nursing framework.

Prerequisites: Admission to nursing major.

Offered: Fall.

NURS 399  |  Concepts of Pathophysiology and Pharmacotherapeutics  |  4 cr

Pathophysiology and pharmacology concepts for nursing across the lifespan.

Prerequisites: Admission to nursing major.

Offered: Fall.

NURS 400  |  Concepts of Pathophysiology and Pharmacotherapeutics II  |  4 cr

Pathophysiology and pharmacology concepts for nursing across the lifespan.

Prerequisites: NURS 399.

Offered: Spring.

NURS 419  |  Concepts of Evidence-Based Nursing Practice  |  3 cr

Introduction to and integration of concepts relevant to evidence-based nursing practice.

Prerequisites: NURS 352.

Offered: Spring.

NURS 420  |  Professional Role 2: Provider of Care  |  3 cr

Examination of selected concepts and principles essential to the provision of patient care.

Prerequisites: NURS 351.

Offered: Spring.

NURS 421  |  Health and Illness Concepts 2: Acute and Chronic Conditions  |  3 cr

This course focuses on nursing care of individuals and families experiencing acute and chronic health conditions using a holistic approach.

Prerequisites: NURS 352.

Offered: Spring.

NURS 422  |  Clinical Practicum 2: Acute and Chronic Conditions  |  3 cr

This clinical practicum course focuses on providing nursing care for individuals and families with acute and chronic conditions. Students should expect to spend time in the NLRC working on psychomotor skills on a day they are not assigned to clinical. Psychomotor skill learning and check off is done outside of scheduled clinical hours. Differential tuition $31.52 per credit

Prerequisites: Enroll in any section; clinical site; TBD.

Offered: Spring.

NURS 430  |  Professional Role 3: Interprofessional Practice  |  3 cr

Analysis of the factors that contribute to collaboration within and among teams.

Prerequisites: Admission to nursing major.

Offered: Fall.

NURS 431  |  Health and Illness Concepts IV: Lifespan  |  3 cr

This course involves the integration of selected concepts in the care of individuals and families across the lifespan.

Prerequisites: Admission to nursing major.

Offered: Fall.

NURS 432  |  Health and Illness III: Population Health  |  3 cr

This course focuses on nursing care to promote the health of populations and communities.

Prerequisites: Admission to nursing major.

Offered: Fall.

NURS 433  |  Clinical Practicum 3: Population Health  |  3 cr

This clinical practicum course focuses on applying concepts and providing population based nursing care to aggregates. NURS 422.

Prerequisites: Admission to nursing major.

Offered: Fall.

NURS 434  |  Nursing Informatics and Technology  |  3 cr

Basic concepts of informatics are introduced with focus on application to clinical practice to improve safety and quality of care.

Prerequisites: Admission to nursing major.

Offered: Fall.

NURS 476  |  Professional Role IV: Leading in Complex Systems  |  3 cr

Synthesis of knowledge, skills, and attitudes for leading in complex healthcare environments. Differential tuition: $31.52/credit.

Prerequisites: NURS 430 and progression in nursing major;.

Offered: Spring.

NURS 477  |  Health and Illness Concepts V: Complex  |  3 cr

Application of selected concepts to individuals/families with complex health and illness needs. Differential tuition $31.52/credit.

Prerequisites: NURS 431, 432.

Offered: Spring.

NURS 478  |  Clinical Practicum IV: Complex Care  |  6 cr

This practicum course focuses on nursing leadership and nursing care management of individuals, families and groups experiencing complex health care problems. Differential tuition $31.52/credit.

Prerequisites: NURS 353, 422 and 433.

Offered: Spring.

NURS 480  |  Transition Into Professional Nursing Practice  |  3 cr

Exploration of the new graduate professional role to enable a smooth transition to the first registered nurse position. The course is delivered in hybrid format. Differential tuition of $31.52/credit.

Prerequisites: NURS 478 and progression in nursing major.

Offered: Spring.

NURS 490  |  Special Studies in Nursing  |  1-5 cr

Consent of nursing advisor.

Prerequisites: Senior standing only.