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NURS 544. Internship

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Observe and participate in nurse leader/manager activities on personnel providing health care to clients.
Prerequisites: NURS 301
Semester Offered: Summer


NURS 550. Readings in Nursing (Topical)

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Research in nursing is examined and analyzed with the assistance of a faculty member.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


NURS 551. Research

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Laboratory or clinical field research in nursing.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


NURS 590. Selected Topics in Nursing

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Current issues in nursing. May be repeated to a max. of 6 credits.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


NURS 601. Theoretical Perspectives

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Nursing theories, contemporary nursing issues, advanced nursing roles, holistic nursing concepts, health promotion, and leadership styles.
Semester Offered: Fall


NURS 602. Social Issues in Health Promotion

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Advanced nursing concepts centered on health promotion and disease prevention. Population and community assessment, epidemiology. Impact of community resources and ethics on health policy, multi-disciplinary approaches in culturally appropriate program implementation and evaluation strategies to promote the health of populations and communities.
Prerequisites: NURS 601
Corequisites: NURS 601
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


NURS 603. Research and Evidence-based Practice

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Locate, critique, and interpret research evidence for scientific merit and feasibility. Identify practice areas where evidence-based change is needed. Using scientific models for change, utilize, adopt, and incorporate change through continuous quality improvement processes that supports scholarly investigation.
Prerequisites: NURS 601, NURS 602
Corequisites: NURS 601, NURS 602
Semester Offered: Fall


NURS 604. Healthcare, Policy, Economics and Ethics

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Policy, organization, and financing healthcare. Legislative, legal and economic issues related to healthcare and health policy. Effects of national and state economies and government on healthcare. Current and projected healthcare issues. Leadership and professional strategies with emphasis on collaboration to influence change. Ethical accountability in healthcare.
Prerequisites: NURS 601
Semester Offered: Spring


NURS 610. Foundations in Nursing Administration

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Principles of nursing management and administration. Basic financial management, clinical decision making for various models of health care delivery for improved health care outcomes.
Prerequisites: NURS 603
Semester Offered: Spring


NURS 611. Advanced Nursing Administration

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Advanced concepts of nursing management and administration. Institutional business planning, strategic planning, marketing and creation of financial budgets.
Prerequisites: NURS 603, NURS 610
Semester Offered: Fall


NURS 614. Nurse Educator Skills and Strategies

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Educational skills and strategies for instruction in various nursing learning environments.
Prerequisites: NURS 603
Semester Offered: Spring


NURS 615. Curriculum Development

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Responsive nursing curriculum development based on professional standards and agency/institutional requirements. Evaluation of program and graduate outcomes.
Prerequisites: NURS 603
Semester Offered: Fall


NURS 616. Cross Cultural Nursing Emphasizing Indigenous Native American Health

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Multidimensional cross cultural nursing concepts with an emphasis on historical and contemporary indigenous Native American health, indigenous health challenges and strengths, health care systems, politics, tribal community, natural law, traditional healing practices.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


NURS 617. Foundations and Dimension of Indigenous Native American Nursing & Hlth Care

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Nursing and health care practicum in tribal and urban Native American communities. Research opportunities and therapeutic methods of delivering health care to indigenous people, examination of discrimination and social justice as it relates to indigenous people and identification of ways to integrate course concepts into personal perspectives and professional health world views.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


NURS 618. Readings in Nursing (Topical)

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Advanced study in nursing of research in nursing is examined and analyzed with the assistance of a faculty member.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


NURS 619. Special Topics in Nursing

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Current issues in specialized area of nursing. May include laboratory. May be repeated to a max. of 4 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


NURS 620. Seminar in Nursing (Topical)

Credits: 1-2 View Details
Description: Oral presentations by student. Discussion and student presentation of issues in nursing. May be repeated to a max. of 4 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


NURS 621. Scholarly Paper in Nursing

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Students prepare a scholarly paper under the guidance of a faculty member.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


NURS 622. Portfolio

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Culminating portfolio of projects which fulfills the School of Graduate Studies requirement for Plan C.
Prerequisites: NURS 601, NURS 603
Semester Offered: DEMAND


NURS 623. Research in Nursing

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Research in nursing. May be repeated to a max. of 6 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


NURS 644. Educator Track Practicum

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Integrate and synthesize previously learned graduate nursing core knowledge and specialty competencies in education. Clinical immersion course of 135 hours.
Prerequisites: NURS 614, NURS 615
Semester Offered: DEMAND


NURS 645. Administrator Track Practicum

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Integrate and synthesize previously learned graduate nursing core knowledge and specialty competencies in administration. Clinical immersion course of 135 hours.
Prerequisites: NURS 610, NURS 611
Semester Offered: DEMAND


NURS 691. Enrollment Continuation

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Intended for master's students who have completed all required coursework for a graduate program, but are still working on a culminating project (thesis, starred paper, portfolio, or internship) or other program requirements. Repeatable to 10 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


NURS 697. Starred Paper

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Culminating research paper which fulfills the School of Graduate Studies requirement for Plan B.
Prerequisites: NURS 601, NURS 603
Semester Offered: DEMAND


NURS 699. Thesis

Credits: 1-6 View Details
Description: Culminating research project which fulfills the School of Graduate Studies requirement for Plan A. Course can be repeated up to 6 credits. Six credits required for graduation.
Prerequisites: NURS 601, NURS 603
Semester Offered: DEMAND






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