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Nursing Courses (NUR)

Courses for Advanced Undergraduates & Graduate Students

505 Computer Applications in Nursing (3:2:3)

Pr. basic understanding of microcomputers or permission of instructor

Not recommended for Nursing Administration majors.

An introduction to computer applications in nursing. Practical experience with microcomputers and generic software applicable to patient care and nursing management. Lab assignments will vary to meet specific learning needs. (Occ)

540 Budget Development and Analysis of Nursing Services (3:3)

An introduction to the principles of fiscal management, health care agency accounting practices, and nurse manager’s role in the budgeting process. (Spring)

541 Nursing Case Management: Coordinating Systems of Care (4:2:6 for advanced baccalaureate students who desire to apply for post baccalaureate certificate program) (3:2:3 for advanced baccalaureate students who desire elective credit or plan to apply for M.S.N.)

Pr. licensure as a Registered Nurse

Theory and practice of nursing case management for diverse populations across the health care continuum. (Fall)

550 Pathophysiology for Advanced Nursing (3:3)

The physiological changes across the life span and common pathophysiological mechanisms. (Fall & Spring)

551 Instructional Technologies in Nursing and Patient Education (3:3)

Selection, development, use, and evaluation of instructional media and technologies for diverse populations in nursing practice and education settings. (Fall)

561 Scope of Gerontological Healthcare (3:3)

Aging theories and concepts; demographics, health problems, treatments, supports, and the role of the gerontological heathcare professional. (Occ)

580 Psychoneuroimmunology and Holistic Care (3:3)

Mind-brain-body interactions and holistic views of health. Relation of traditional, integrative, alternative and complementary therapies to holistic care. (Occ)

581 End-of-Life Care (3:3)

Critical aspects of interdisciplinary approaches to quality care at end-of-life. Includes palliative care, family, advocacy, culture, special populations, systems of care, financial issues, life threatening illnesses, and sudden death. (Occ)

Please refer to The Graduate School Bulletin for additional graduate-level courses.