• Undergraduate
    • NURS-2101 Pathophysiology and Pharmacology I
      Description

      This course is first in a sequence that builds on biophysical concepts from foundational sciences and introduces pathophysiological changes and the pharmacotherapeutics (pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacogenetics/genomics) associated with illness and disease across the human lifespan. Within a quality caring framework, the relationship of these changes and pharmacotherapeutics are emphasized in the delivery of safe and person-centered care. Admission to the BSN Program required.

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    • NURS-2102 Pathophysiology and Pharmacology II
      Description

      This course is second in a sequence that builds on biophysical concepts from foundational sciences and introduces pathophysiological changes and the pharmacotherapeutics (pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacogenetics/genomics) associated with illness and disease across the human lifespan. Within a quality caring framework, the relationship of these changes and pharmacotherapeutics are emphasized in the delivery of safe and person-centered care.

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    • NURS-2281 Independent Study in Nursing
      Description

      In-depth, individual study of a specific nursing subject.

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    • NURS-3000 Holistic Health Assessment
      Description

      This course prepares the student to holistically assess the general health of persons, identifying findings outside the range of acceptable parameters. Basic assessment skills are emphasized within a quality caring framework to prepare students to deliver safe and person-centered care.

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    • NURS-3100 Pathophysiology and Pharmacology II
      Description

      This course is second in a sequence that builds on biophysical concepts from foundational sciences and introduces pathophysiological changes and the pharmacotherapeutics (pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacogenetics/genomics) associated with illness and disease across the human lifespan. Within a quality caring framework, the relationship of these changes and pharmacotherapeutics are emphasized in the delivery of safe and person-centered care.

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    • NURS-3101 Professional Nursing Concept I
      Description

      This course provides the student with an introduction to concepts integral to professional nursing practice within a quality caring framework. Content is designed to facilitate initial socialization into the role of the professional nurse through examination of concepts and exemplars situated within the perspective of the person. Admission to the BSN Program required.

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    • NURS-3102 Professional Nursing Concepts II
      Description

      This course immerses the student in the study of concepts integral to professional nursing practice within a quality caring framework. Content is designed to facilitate the students continuing role acquisition as a professional nurse.

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    • NURS-3191 Professional Clinical Nursing RN I
      Description

      This course is designed for registered nurses seeking a BSN degree. Synthesis of concepts, principles, theories and roles foundational to professional nursing practice including health promotion, prevention and wellness, with particular consideration given to older adults, are central to the course. Collaboration, communication, critical thinking, and role transition are included. This course will build on previously mastered nursing concepts with an emphasis on updates in pharmacology, standards of practice, and informatics.

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    • NURS-3192 Professional Development Perspectives RN I
      Description

      First of two professional development courses describing nursing concepts with an emphasis on roles, delegation, standards, communication, professional writing, quality improvement and critical thinking.

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    • NURS-3194 Applied Pathophysiology RN
      Description

      This course provides an overview of the pathophysiology of selected conditions focusing on the etiology, pathogenesis, physiological changes and clinical manifestations of common health problems. Genetic and cultural influences on health will also be addressed. Emphasis is upon both the physiological changes that contribute to disease production, physiological changes that occur as a result of disease and the body's compensation for these changes, as well as the application of this knowledge to the assessment of patients with commonly occurring disease and injury processes.

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    • NURS-3195 Evidence Based Practice RN
      Description

      Focuses on the evidence-based practice process to enable students to become informed consumers of research and capable of applying evidence, professional experience, and patient preferences in their practices. This course includes research design, appraisal of selected nursing studies, identification and search of PICOT questions. Students will also be involved in developing practice guidelines for dissemination.

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    • NURS-3201 Health Care of the Client I
      Description

      This is the first of four concept based healthcare courses essential in preparing students for safe and person centered care within a quality caring framework. Students are introduced to basic knowledge associated with providing quality, holistic nursing care to persons across the lifespan. The course focuses on selected concepts using exemplars from the categories of biophysical, social, and psychological functions, and health, wellness, and illness.

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    • NURS-3202 Health Care of the Client II
      Description

      This is the second of four concept based healthcare courses essential in preparing learners for safe and person centered care within a quality caring framework. Students advance their knowledge associated with providing quality, holistic nursing care to persons throughout the lifespan. The course focuses on selected concepts, using exemplars, within the categories of biophysical, social, and psychological functions, and health, wellness, and illness.

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    • NURS-3293 Introduction to Health Assessment and Wellness RN
      Description

      This course is designed to assist in refining history taking, psychosocial assessment, and physical assessment skills that are necessary for assessing the health of clients throughout the life span, including eliciting a health history, conducting a basic physical examination, and integrating basic techniques of health assessment into patient care in varied settings. The focus of the course is on basic interviewing and physical assessment techniques, recognition of normal findings, and differentiating normal from the most common abnormal findings.

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    • NURS-3301 Clinical Practice I
      Description

      This course focuses on the basic knowledge and skills necessary for the professional nurse to deliver safe and person-centered care across the lifespan. Beginning professional and healthcare related concepts will be applied in laboratory, simulation, and a variety of health care settings.

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    • NURS-3302 Clinical Practice II
      Description

      This course focuses on progressive knowledge and skills necessary for the professional nurse to deliver safe and person-centered care across the lifespan. Professional and healthcare related concepts will be applied in laboratory, simulation, and a variety of health care settings.

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    • NURS-3303 Competency-Based Clinical Performance
      Description

      This course will focus on the demonstration of knowledge and skills learned in the pre-requisite courses. The course will assess the ability of the student to deliver safe and person-centered nursing care within a quality caring framework across the lifespan. Competency in professional and healthcare related concepts will be evaluated in the skills and simulation laboratory.

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    • NURS-3400 Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice
      Description

      This course introduces the student to the relationship among nursing research, theory, and evidence-based practice in providing holistic, safe, and person-centered care within a quality caring framework.

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    • NURS-3555 Selected Topics in Professional Nursing
      Description

      Specialized topics from nursing taught by means of lecture, discussion, special seminar, guided independent study, directed experience in the field of nursing, online learning activities, clinical investigation and/or other methods as appropriate. May be repeated once with different topic for credit.

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    • NURS-4000 Preparation for Nursing Licensure
      Description

      This course focuses on preparing students for the National Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). Emphasis is placed on reviewing nursing clinical decision- making, improving test-taking skills, reducing test anxiety, and cognitive restructuring to ensure an attitude of success.

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    • NURS-4101 Professional Nursing Concepts III
      Description

      This course expands the perspective of the student to include a systems view of professional nursing practice within a quality caring framework. Content is designed to prepare the student to be an active collaborator within multidimensional aspects of healthcare systems.

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    • NURS-4102 Professional Nursing Concepts IV
      Description

      This course empowers the student to synthesize knowledge of professional concepts within a quality caring framework. Content is designed to prepare the student to apply leadership and management principles to achieve positive health outcomes within health care systems.

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    • NURS-4192 Professional Development Perspectives RN II
      Description

      Second of two professional development courses with a focus on leadership theories and styles, economic and social issues, change theories, power and politics, and career development.

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    • NURS-4201 Health Care of the Client III
      Description

      This is the third of four concept based healthcare courses essential in preparing learners for safe and person centered care within a quality caring framework. Students continue to advance their knowledge associated with providing quality, holistic nursing care to persons throughout the lifespan. The course focuses on selected concepts, using exemplars, within the categories of biophysical, social, and psychological functions, and health, wellness, and illness.

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    • NURS-4202 Health Care of the Client IV
      Description

      This is the last of four concept based healthcare courses essential in preparing learners for safe and person centered care within a quality caring framework. Students analyze knowledge related to the provision of quality, holistic nursing care to persons throughout the lifespan. The course focuses on the interrelationship of multiple concepts, using exemplars, within the categories of biophysical, social, and psychological functions, and health, wellness, and illness.

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    • NURS-4292 Professional Clinical Nursing RN II
      Description

      This course is designed for registered nurses seeking a BSN degree. Various roles in population health nursing are examined through the application of theories and concepts from nursing and public health sciences in assessing health status and preventing and controlling disease in families, aggregates, and communities as clients. The course will provide an overview of global health issues that transcend national borders, class, race, ethnicity, and culture. The use of epidemiological and community assessment techniques to examine populations at risk, health promotion, protection, maintenance and levels of disease prevention with special emphasis on ethnically diverse and vulnerable populations are incorporated. Major local, state, and national health issues are considered including mental health and substance abuse and related co-morbidities; re-emergence of infectious and communicable diseases; environmental and occupational health hazards; bioterrorism; emergency preparedness, and disaster response.

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    • NURS-4300 Clinical Specialty Practice
      Description

      This course focuses on progressive knowledge and skills necessary for the professional nurse to deliver safe and person-centered care in a nursing specialty clinical immersion environment. Professional and healthcare related concepts will be applied in laboratory, simulation, and a variety of health care settings.

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    • NURS-4301 Clinical Practice III
      Description

      This course focuses on advanced knowledge and skills necessary for the professional nurse to deliver safe and person-centered care across the lifespan. Professional and healthcare related concepts will be applied in laboratory, simulation, and a variety of health care settings.

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    • NURS-4302 Clinical Practice IV
      Description

      This course focuses on the integration of knowledge and skills necessary for the professional nurse to deliver safe and person-centered care across the lifespan. Students will be expected to utilize leadership and management principles to achieve positive health outcomes within healthcare systems in simulated and actual clinical experiences.

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    • NURS-4481 Independent Study
      Description

      In-depth, individual research and study of specific nursing problems and/or issues. Requires permission of instructor.

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    • NURS-4485 Special Topics
      Description

      Course related to specific topics in nursing. Title and description of course to be specified at the time of offering.

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    • NURS-4486 Study Abroad
      Description

      Course Description: Within a quality caring framework, this course will provide the student with a broad overview of global, public, and community health care and health care systems. Students will be immersed in a community for exploration of the impact of community and culture on the health of individuals. The student will examine issues such as access to health care as well as current global, public, and community health trends, issues, policies, and practices within the context of a hands-on experiential learning opportunity. NOTE: Students participating in this course must have an active and valid Certified Nursing Assistant certification. Enrollment in this course does not infer admission to the Tanner Health System School of Nursing

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    • NURS-4500 Introduction to Scholarly Writing for RNs
      Description

      This course will address the basic mechanics of scholarly writing, peer review, self-editing, and APA format.

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    • NURS-4501 Transition to Professional Nursing Practice for RNs
      Description

      This course will prepare the registered nurse for transition into baccalaureate nursing practice by exploring concepts, values, and behaviors necessary for professional nursing practice in today’s complex healthcare environment. Emphasis is placed on nursing theory/philosophy, current trends of professional nursing practice, introduction to caring science, and the evolving role and scope of the professional nurse.

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    • NURS-4502 Pathophysiology for RNs
      Description

      Concepts of altered health states introduces the learner to pathophysiology disruptions in the normal body functioning in individuals across the lifespan. Objective and subjective manifestations of common health problems resulting from the environmental, genetic, and stress-related maladaptations are assessed and analyzed. Emphasis is placed on assessment findings, diagnostic testing, and interventions for specific health problems are discussed.

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    • NURS-4503 Professional Nursing Practice Issues for RNs
      Description

      This course will prepare the registered nurse to explore contemporary issues and future trends that have a direct impact on professional nursing practice in today’s complex healthcare environment. Emphasis is placed on quality caring relationships, ethical and legal issues, workplace environment, safety, public policy, accountability, communication, cultural competence, quality measures, and shaping the future of professional nursing practice.

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    • NURS-4504 Nursing Research & Evidence-Based Practice for RNs
      Description

      This course introduces the Registered Nurse learner to the relationships among nursing research, theory, and evidence- based practice in providing holistic, safe, and person-centered care within a quality caring framework.

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    • NURS-4505 Nursing Informatics for RNs
      Description

      This course will provide the registered nurse with an overview of health care informatics. The role of the nurse within technology will be explored. In addition, informatics concepts and frameworks will be explored with relevance to nursing practice.

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    • NURS-4506 Holistic Health Assessment for RNs
      Description

      This course advances the skills of the registered nurse in holistic health assessment of the general health and well-being of persons, identifying and documenting findings outside the range of acceptable parameters within the virtual health assessment platform, Shadow Health. Assessment skills are emphasized within a quality caring framework for the delivery of safe and person-centered care.

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    • NURS-4507 Introduction to Healthcare Communities for RNs
      Description

      This course will prepare the registered nurse for the professional role of caring for individuals, families, communities and populations in community and public health environments. Emphasis is placed on health promotion, disease prevention and risk reduction of population-based health problems, and consideration given to populations experiencing chronic health problems being cared for in the home and community setting.

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    • NURS-4508 Nursing Leadership in Healthcare Communities for RNs (Capstone & Practicum)
      Description

      This course will prepare the registered nurse for nursing leadership and management roles by enabling students to recognize and develop leadership skills. Leadership and management theories, concepts and exemplars will be identified and explored. Coursework and clinical experiences will facilitate the application of leadership and management principles necessary for professional practice in today’s complex healthcare environment. An emphasis is placed on caring as a leader reinforcing the caring philosophy of professional nursing practice.

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    • NURS-4521 Holistic Health Assessment for RNs
      Description

      This course advances the skills of Registered Nurses in holistic assessment of the general health of persons, identifying findings outside the range of acceptable parameters. Assessment skills are emphasized within a quality caring framework for the delivery of safe and person-centered care. Admission to the RN-BSN Program required.

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    • NURS-4523 Nursing Research & Evidence-Based Practice for RNs
      Description

      This course introduces the Registered Nurse student to the relationships among nursing research, theory, and evidence- based practice in providing holistic, safe, and person-centered care within a quality caring framework. Admission to the RN-BSN Program required.

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    • NURS-4525 Professional Practice Issues and Concepts
      Description

      This course provides an introduction and overview of contemporary nursing practice concepts and issues which explore the roles of the professional nurse within the current healthcare environment. Admission to the RN-BSN Program required.

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    • NURS-4527 Nursing Leadership in Healthcare Communities
      Description

      This course is designed to focus on the theoretical concepts relevant to the practice of nursing leadership in the healthcare community. The role of the nurse as leader in caring for persons will be explored. Classroom and clinical experiences will facilitate application of community health and leadership principles.

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    • NURS-4698 Senior Project RN
      Description

      This course is designed for registered nurses seeking a BSN degree. A senior project will focus on evidence-based principles and theoretical frameworks to guide the discovery, synthesis, and dissemination of information related to a selected clinical topic.

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  • Master's
    • NURS-6101 Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Practice
      Description

      An exploration and application of theories to health care delivery and to the role of the master?s prepared nurse in the context of caring science.

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    • NURS-6102 Role of Caring Hlthcare Prof
      Description

      A course that explores the roles of the healthcare professional, theoretical models, and research related to caring science.

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    • NURS-6103 Health Promotion & Advanced Health Assessment
      Description

      A course designed to equip the master?s prepared nurse with advanced health assessment and health promotion skills with the knowledge to focus on various physiologic systems across the lifespan and within diverse populations.

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    • NURS-6104 Scholarly Inquiry and Data Analysis in Nursing
      Description

      A course designed to prepare master?s prepared nurses with the skills and knowledge needed to use evidence-based findings to provide high quality nursing care, initiate change, and promote evidence-based practice in the context of caring science.

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    • NURS-6105 Leadership for Quality, Safety, and Health Policy
      Description

      A course that addresses current and emerging challenges related to patient care quality and safety within a healthcare system. Emphasis will also be placed on the political and economic forces that influence the development of health policy related to quality and safety outcomes.

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    • NURS-6106 Pathophysiology and Pharmacology I
      Description

      This is the first of two courses designed to provide scientific knowledge of pathophysiology and pharmacotherapeutics associated with health and disease as the basis of nursing management. Requires Admission to the Graduate program.

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    • NURS-6107 Pathophysiology and Pharmacology II
      Description

      This is the second of two courses designed to provide scientific knowledge of pathophysiology and pharmacotherapeutics associated with health and disease, as the basis of nursing management.

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    • NURS-6108 Epidemiology for Nursing Education and Practice
      Description

      This course introduces students to the concepts of epidemiological methods and their practical applications to nursing education and practice.

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    • NURS-6109 Informatics, Technology, and Healthcare Outcomes
      Description

      This course focuses on the theoretical basis of healthcare informatics with an emphasis on management and processing of healthcare data, information, and knowledge.

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    • NURS-6110 Curriculum Development in Nursing Education
      Description

      This course explores the process of curriculum development in nursing education.

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    • NURS-6111 Nurse Educator Role Practicum I
      Description

      This practicum provides the opportunity for curriculum development in nursing education.

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    • NURS-6112 Nurse Educator Role Practicum II
      Description

      This practicum extends the knowledge developed in the Nurse Educator Practicum I. Opportunities are provided to integrate theory, research, and evidence-based practice through completion of a capstone project in the education setting.

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    • NURS-6113 Evaluation and Testing in Nursing Education
      Description

      This course explores the process of evaluation and testing in nursing education.

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    • NURS-6114 Introduction to Health Systems Leadership
      Description

      A course designed to provide an introduction to health systems leadership issues, theories, and evidence-based interventions based upon caring science.

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    • NURS-6115 The Business of Healthcare: Financial and Economic Evidence
      Description

      This course builds capability related to practice in a dynamic and complex healthcare financial environment. The course covers principles of healthcare economics; third party reimbursement; costing; budgets and budgeting; variance; economic evaluation methods; and writing a business plan to successfully defend or market a healthcare program.

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    • NURS-6116 Leading Human Resource Systems
      Description

      This course is designed to provide the knowledge and skills to promote an effective and efficient human resource system for patient care services at multiple levels. The processes and skills for coaching individuals and groups are also part of this course's content and student learning objectives.

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    • NURS-6117 Health Systems Leadership: Role of the Leader/Manager I
      Description

      This course provides the opportunity to analyze the role of a health systems leader. The focus is on the development of knowledge and skills for operational and regulatory management, and interprofessional relationships.

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    • NURS-6118 Health Systems Leadership: Role of the Leader/Manager II
      Description

      This course extends the knowledge developed in Nursing 6117 related to the role of the health systems leader/manager.

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    • NURS-6119 Health Systems Leadership Leader/Manager Practicum I
      Description

      This course is a practicum designed to demonstrate competencies of the various roles of the health systems leader. The course provides opportunities to integrate theory, evidence, and best practices in the development of a targeted healthcare improvement project.

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    • NURS-6120 Health Systems Leadership Leader/Manager Practicum II
      Description

      This practicum provides the opportunity to enact the role of the healthcare leader/manager through implementation of capstone project.

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    • NURS-6122 Health Systems Leadership Clinical Nurse Leader Practicum I
      Description

      This course is a practicum designed to demonstrate competencies of the vairous roles of the CNL.

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    • NURS-6123 Health Systems Leadership Clinical Nurse Leader Practicum II
      Description

      This course is an immersion experience in the role of the clinical nurse leader. Opportunities are provided to integrate theory, research, and evidence-based practice in a clinical microsystem through completion of capstone project.

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    • NURS-6124 Health Systems Leadership Role of the Clinical Nurse Leader
      Description

      This course is an in depth examination of the roles of the Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL). Additionally, this course will examine leadership and organizational theories as well as financial concepts related to the CNL roles.

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    • NURS-6125 Health Systems Leadership Clinical Nurse Leader Seminar
      Description

      This course is designed to provide students the opportunity to discuss the knowledge needed in the development and implementation of the CNL role in clinical microsystems.

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    • NURS-6900 Scholarly Writing
      Description

      This course will address the basic mechanics of scholarly writing, peer review, self-editing and APA format.

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    • NURS-6981 Independent Study
      Description

      Must be admitted to the MSN program as a prerequisite to register for this course. Independent study involving in-depth, individual research and study of a specific nursing problem and/or issue.

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    • NURS-6985 Special Topics in Nursing
      Description

      Must be admitted to the MSN program as a prerequisite to register for this course. This course is related to a specific topic in health systems leadership or nursing education. The title and description of the course will be specified at the time of the offering.

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    • NURS-6987 Scholarly Project
      Description

      This scholarly project provides an opportunity for students problems in health systems leadership or nursing education.

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    • NURS-6999 Thesis
      Description

      The thesis provides an opportunity for students to participate in research to address problems in health systems leadership or nursing education.

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  • Doctorate
    • NURS-8013 Professional Transitions: Doctor of Nursing Practice Role
      Description

      This course will prepare the professional registered nurse for the evolving role and scope of the advanced practice DNP prepared nurse.

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    • NURS-8014 Science and Theory for Evidence-Based Practice
      Description

      This course provides the basis for the application of conceptual frameworks and theories to guide complex advanced practice at the doctoral level. Scientific theoretical principles for evidence-based practice and the identification of various phenomena of interest in the student’s clinical specialty area will be explored.

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    • NURS-8015 Research Methods for Evidence-Based Practice
      Description

      The purpose of this course is to provide the knowledge base for the design and evaluation of evidence-based practice studies. Skills in critical analysis of evidence for applicability to clinical problems and translation into safe, high-quality care in practice environments are emphasized.

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    • NURS-8017 Interprofessional Collaboration for Population Health
      Description

      This course provides students with the ability to explore care delivery models and strategies for health promotion and disease prevention in individuals, aggregates, and populations within the interprofessional team.

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    • NURS-8019 Organizational & Systems Leadership for Quality Improvement
      Description

      This course provides students with the ability to demonstrate organizational and systems leadership that contributes to the design and delivery of healthcare in complex healthcare environments.

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    • NURS-8022 DNP Specialty Practicum I
      Description

      This course is the first in a series of five practicums that explore the knowledge and skills needed by students, individually and within teams, to engage in organizational and systems leadership to improve healthcare outcomes. (domain 6 & 7) The student, under faculty and preceptor guidance, will demonstrate synthesis of knowledge gained throughout the Advanced Practice DNP program through planning, implementation, and evaluation of a capstone project.

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    • NURS-8023 DNP Specialty Practicum II
      Description

      This course is the second in a series of five practicums that explore the knowledge and skills needed by students, individually and within teams, to engage, in organizational and systems leadership to improve healthcare outcomes. (domain 6 & 7) The student, under faculty and preceptor guidance, will demonstrate synthesis of knowledge gained throughout the Advanced Practice DNP program through planning, implementation, and evaluation of a capstone project.

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    • NURS-9001 Current Trends and Issues in Nursing Education
      Description

      Must be admitted to the EdD in Nursing Education program as a prerequisite to register for this course. The course emphasizes the development of competencies to meet the educational needs of a rapidly developing global society. Using an analytical approach, students will examine past, present and future nursing issues that directly impact individuals and society within local, national, and global perspectives.

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    • NURS-9002 Quantitative Research in Nursing
      Description

      This course addresses quantitative research, methods, designs, and approaches to scientific inquiry in nursing education.

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    • NURS-9003 Principles of Qualitative Inquiry: Design and Methods
      Description

      Principles of qualitative research methodology will be explored including philosophical frameworks, an introduction to qualitative methodologies, rigor, and data collection and analysis strategies

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    • NURS-9004 Teaching the Adult Learner
      Description

      This course examines theories of pedagogy and andragogy and practical application in the adult education process. Admission to the EdD in Nursing Education program required.

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    • NURS-9005 Nursing Theory in Nursing Education
      Description

      This course includes the opportunity for analysis and evaluation of concepts related to theory development and an exploration and analysis of middle range theories. Additionally, the course will include an examination of nursing theory and its link to the research process and best practices in nursing education. Admission to the EdD in Nursing Education program required.

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    • NURS-9006 Educational and Healthcare Policy Analysis
      Description

      Must be admitted to the EdD in Nursing Education program as a prerequisite to register for this course. This course is an advanced study of policy and its impact on nursing education and health care. It is designed to enable nurse educators to become more knowledgeable, effective, and responsible participants within the political context of the academic and health-care settings.

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    • NURS-9007 Applied Statistical Methods in Nursing
      Description

      This course provides the student with the opportunity to examine statistical methods for nursing and educational research. Emphasis is on the utilization and interpretation of descriptive and inferential statistics.

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    • NURS-9008 Theoretical and Philosophical Foundations of Education
      Description

      This course provides an overview of philosophical, ideological, and/or theoretical constructs that have influenced nursing education. Admission to the EdD in Nursing Education program required.

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    • NURS-9009 Curriculum: Theory and Practice
      Description

      This course provides an in-depth examination of historical and contemporary discourses necessary to understand curriculum. Implementation of curriculum will be based on analysis, interpretation, evaluation, and synthesis of current data. Students will prepare goals, processes, and outcomes for curriculum and course design.

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    • NURS-9010 Nursing Research Seminar
      Description

      The Nurse Educator Research Seminar is designed to provide a forum for interdisciplinary/interprofessional discussion related to the synthesis of scientific findings. This course will provide opportunities for students to evaluate and translate components of the research process to the selected dissertation topic.

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    • NURS-9011 Ethics in Educational Leadership
      Description

      This course is designed to provide the student the opportunity to analyze ethical theories and to apply these theories to nursing education. Ethical issues in health care, higher education, and nursing education provides the focus for the learner to explore the guiding principles of ethical decision making. Admission to the EdD in Nursing Education program required.

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    • NURS-9012 Nursing Education Synthesis
      Description

      This course will provide a critical examination of research methodology in quality caring nursing education.

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    • NURS-9013 Nursing Education Leadership for Diversity for the 21st century
      Description

      This course explores the application of leadership theories within a culturally diverse society in the context of a quality caring curriculum. Students are challenged to develop a global perspective and appreciation of the cultural complexity and diversity within healthcare and educational settings. Admission to the EdD in Nursing Education program required.

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    • NURS-9014 Methodology Development
      Description

      This course will provide a critical examination of detailed knowledge of methodology as it relates to the field of research in quality caring nursing education.

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    • NURS-9015 Dissertation
      Description

      This course is the research dissertation which demonstrates a mastery of study and contributes to the literature in nursing education. Successful proposal defense, consent of dissertation chairperson, and admission to candidacy. Prerequisites: Successful completion of comprehensive examination and all coursework.

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    • NURS-9016 Distance Education in Nursing
      Description

      This course provides a focus on current issues and challenges for the distance education professional in nursing education through the design and evaluation of online learning environments. Admission to the EdD in Nursing Education program required.

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    • NURS-9018 Advanced Research Methods
      Description

      This course provides an opportunity for students to build upon previous content addressed in the NURS 9002, NURS 9003, and NURS 9007 courses and focuses on the design and development of a quantitative or qualitative research study prospectus.

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    • NURS-9019 Comprehensive Exam
      Description

      This course will assess the student’s ability to demonstrate, through scholarly writing, knowledge synthesis of doctoral coursework and readiness to begin the doctoral dissertation. The course will contain the comprehensive exam for the program and the comprehensive exam will be INDEPENDENTLY written. The comprehensive exam may be repeated only once within the course. Failure of the second comprehensive exam attempt will result in an unsatisfactory in the course and dismissal from the program.

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