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NURS 210. Introduction to Health Careers

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Employment competencies required for different health careers. Personal skills, employment opportunities, ethics, legal issues, scope of practice and personal goal setting. Does not require admission to the major.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


NURS 211. Healing, Culture, Faith and Traditions

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Healing practices across cultures and traditions. Biomedical and holistic concepts of medical care. Interactions with practitioners of healing arts. Does not require admission to the major
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


NURS 301. Health, Healing, Harmony: Professional Nursing Practice

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Foundation of nursing knowledge, theory and research, professional values, core competencies and knowledge.
Prerequisites: Admission to the major
Corequisites: NURS 302 or NURS 320
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


NURS 302. Professional Nurse (Clinical)

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Principles of intermediate nursing care for clients in laboratory and community settings.
Prerequisites: Admission to the major
Corequisites: NURS 301
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


NURS 303. Holistic Health Assessment

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Assessment of the whole individual across the lifespan considering physical, emotional, spiritual, and cultural factors utilizing therapeutic communication, physical examination, and health promotion techniques.
Prerequisites: Admission to the major.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


NURS 304. Professional Nursing Skills

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Application of technical skills in a simulated health care delivery setting. Permission of department.
Prerequisites: Admission to the major
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


NURS 305. Nursing Law and Ethics

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Legal and ethical issues of professional nursing practice.
Prerequisites: NURS 303, NURS 306, NURS 307, NURS 309, NURS 310 or NURS 322, NURS 317
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


NURS 306. Nursing Care of Older Adults

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Care of older adults across multiple environments. Psychosocial, spiritual, and biophysical changes of aging, quality of life, human dignity, and autonomy issues.
Prerequisites: NURS 301, NURS 302 or NURS 320, NURS 304, NURS 308, NURS 316
Corequisites: NURS 307
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


NURS 307. Nursing Care of Older Adults (Clinical)

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Applies theoretical principles of NURS 306. Nursing care of older adults across multiple environments.
Prerequisites: NURS 301, NURS 302 or NURS 320, NURS 304, NURS 308, NURS 316
Corequisites: NURS 306
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


NURS 308. Nursing Informatics

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Health care technologies for discovering, retrieving, and using information in nursing practice.
Prerequisites: NURS 306, NURS 307, NURS 309, NURS 310, NURS 317
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


NURS 309. Holistic Adult Care: Physiological Wellness

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Illness and disease management of individuals in acute disharmony. Social, physical, psychological, and spiritual responses of the individual and appropriate nursing interventions.
Prerequisites: NURS 301, NURS 302 or NURS 320, NURS 304, NURS 308, NURS 316
Corequisites: NURS 310 or NURS 322
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


NURS 310. Physiologic Wellness (Clinical)

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Applies theoretical principles of 309. Development of concept maps and application of advanced technical skills in caring for adults experiencing acute disharmony in various health care settings.
Prerequisites: NURS 301, NURS 302 or NURS 320, NURS 304, NURS 308, NURS 316
Corequisites: NURS 309
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


NURS 311. Mental Health Nursing

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Etiology of mental illness, substance abuse and dependence. Mental health promotion, illness management, disease prevention, and psychosocial rehabilitation.
Prerequisites: NURS 303, NURS 306, NURS 307, NURS 309, NURS 310 or NURS 322, NURS 317
Corequisites: NURS 312 or NURS 323
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


NURS 312. Mental Health (Clinical)

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Clinical experiences with individuals, families and groups in hospital and community-based settings.
Prerequisites: NURS 303, NURS 306, NURS 307, NURS 309, NURS 310 or NURS 322, NURS 317
Corequisites: NURS 311 or NURS 323
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


NURS 314. Child and Family Nursing

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Core knowledge, skill, and professional values to provide and design holistic, culturally sensitive, evidence-based nursing care for families and children.
Prerequisites: NURS 303, NURS 306, NURS 307, NURS 309, NURS 310 or NURS 322, NURS 317
Corequisites: NURS 315 or NURS 324
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


NURS 315. Child and Family Nursing (Clinical)

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Builds on the theoretical base of NURS 314. Planning and implementation of nursing care during labor and delivery and for children from infancy to adolescence including physiologic and psychological development with clinical experience.
Prerequisites: NURS 303, NURS 306, NURS 307, NURS 309, NURS 310 or NURS 322, NURS 317
Corequisites: NURS 314
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


NURS 316. Pathophysiology for Nursing Majors

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Disruptions in normal physiologic function in individuals, primarily adults. Objective and subjective manifestations of common illnesses. Majors Only.
Prerequisites: Admission to the major
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


NURS 317. Pharmacology in Nursing

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Principles of pharmacology and their relationship to patient centered care. Classification of drugs, basic mechanisms of drug interaction, safety and calculations for drug administration and nursing interventions.
Prerequisites: NURS 301, NURS 302, NURS 303, NURS 304, NURS 316
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


NURS 401. Holistic Adult Care Advanced Concepts

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Collaborative role of the nurse in holistic nursing care for individuals and families experiencing critical, chronic, and/or terminal illness. Physical and psychological support to clients and families coping with loss, death, and chronic pain. Quality of life issues and the meaning of chronicity.
Prerequisites: NURS 305, NURS 311, NURS 312 or NURS 323, NURS 314, NURS 315 or NURS 324
Corequisites: NURS 402 or NURS 420
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


NURS 402. Holistic Adult Care: Advanced Concepts (Clinical)

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Clinical component, including care of clients, experiencing a critical illness, chronic medical illness, and terminal illness in a variety of clinical settings.
Prerequisites: NURS 305, NURS 311, NURS 312 or NURS 323, NURS 314, NURS 315 or NURS 324
Corequisites: NURS 401
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


NURS 403. Research in Nursing Practice

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Basic concepts, processes, and applications of nursing research. Research role of the nurse in decision making and clinical practice. Fulfills the upper division writing requirement.
Prerequisites: NURS 305, NURS 311, NURS 312 or NURS 323, NURS 314, NURS 315 or NURS 324
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


NURS 404. Health Care of Populations

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Synthesize nursing and public health theory to promote and protect the health of populations through systematic assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation. Public health values, research, and collaborative activities.
Prerequisites: NURS 305, NURS 311, NURS 312 or NURS 323, NURS 314, NURS 315 or NURS 324
Corequisites: NURS 405 or NURS 422
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


NURS 405. Health Care of Populations (Clinical)

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Builds on the theoretical base of NURS 404. Planning and implementing nursing care for individuals, families, and aggregates in public health agencies, schools, and other community settings.
Prerequisites: NURS 305, NURS 311, NURS 312 or NURS 323, NURS 314, NURS 315 or NURS 324
Corequisites: NURS 404
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


NURS 406. Nursing Leadership and Management

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Synthesis of previous learning and its application. Transition to leadership/manager of health care. Application of management and leadership theories and principles in professional nursing practice.
Prerequisites: NURS 401, NURS 402 or NURS 420, NURS 403, NURS 404, NURS 405 or NURS 422
Corequisites: NURS 411
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


NURS 408. Nursing Capstone Seminar

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Integration and synthesis of core knowledge, professional standards and values with core competencies in professional nursing.
Prerequisites: NURS 401, NURS 402 or NURS 420, NURS 403, NURS 404, NURS 405 or NURS 422
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring






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