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Nursing (NURS) Graduate Courses

Nursing 5610 Pathophysiology for the Nurse Practitioner View Details
Theoretical and practice-relatedĀ conceptsĀ of pathophysiology are examined as a basis for advanced nursing practice. The course content will also explore alterations in physiological function with an emphasis on age-related, acute, episodic, and chronic conditions found in primary health care practice.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Cross-List(s): Public Health 5610
Offering: 1.5-0; 1.5-0

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Nursing 5615 Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnosis I View Details
Students will differentiate concepts and frameworks essential to advanced health assessment, clinical reasoning, and diagnosis in advanced nursing practice. They will also apply clinical, theoretical, scientific knowledge in comprehensive and focused health assessment, including history taking, physical examination, diagnostic reasoning, and interpretation for the individual's diagnostic plan of care.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Pre- or co-requisite NURS 5635
Cross-List(s): Public Health 5615
Offering: 3-0-6; 0-0-0

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Nursing 5616 Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnosis II View Details
Students will learn to integrate conceptual frameworks integral to advanced health assessment, clinical reasoning and diagnosis in advanced nursing practice. They will also demonstrate substantive initiative, responsibility, and accountability in complex decision making for individual clients, groups, and/or communities within the nurse practitioner scope of practice.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Nursing 5615 and 5635 and pre- or co-requisite: NURS 5636
Cross-List(s): Public Health 5616
Offering: 0-0-0; 3-0-6

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Nursing 5630 Nurse Practitioner Roles and Responsibilities View Details
Students will compare and contrast advanced-practice nursing and related frameworks to develop, integrate, sustain, and evaluate the role of the nurse practitioner within primary health care. Students will critically analyze and develop strategies to implement advanced-practice nursing competencies (research, leadership, collaboration, and health and social policy).
Credit Weight: 0.5
Cross-List(s): Public Health 5630
Offering: 1.5-0; 1.5-0

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Nursing 5635 Therapeutics I View Details
Students will learn to critically appraise and interpret concepts and frameworks integral to pharmacotherapy, advanced counseling, and complementary therapies for common conditions across the lifespan. They will also learn to develop, initiate, manage, and evaluate therapeutic plans for care that incorporate client values and acceptability, goals of therapy, analysis of different approaches, pharmacotherapeutic principles.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Pre- or co-requisite: NURS 5615
Cross-List(s): Public Health 5635
Offering: 3-0-6; 0-0-0

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Nursing 5636 Therapeutics II View Details
Students will learn to integrate conceptual frameworks and evidence underlying the study of pharmacotherapy, advanced counseling, and complementary therapies for complex client situtations. They will also demonstrate substantive initiative, responsibility, and accountability in complex decision making.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Nursing 5615 and 5635 and pre- or co-requisite: NURS 5616
Cross-List(s): Public Health 5636
Offering: 0-0-0; 3-0-6

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Nursing 5840 Nurse Practitioner Integrative Practicum View Details
The Integrative Practicum synthesizes the competencies essential to advanced nursing practice to provide primary health care for clients across the life span. Students will demonstrate autonomy, decision-making, and critical analysis of organizational and system issues that influence scope of practice, professional accountability, and outcomes. The practicum is normally taken from May to August. Students may not begin their practicum until all other courses of the Nurse Practitioner certificate program have been successfully completed.
Credit Weight: 1.0
Prerequisite(s): Nursing 5610, 5615, 5616, 5630, 5635, 5636
Cross-List(s): Public Health 5840
Offering: Seminar: 3 hours per week; Clinical practice: 7 hours per day for 13 weeks (455 hours)

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