Courses

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ATC NURNP 2107 3 Clinical Emphasis - Oncology

This course is designed to develop a comprehensive, theoretical evidence-based practical foundation for advanced nursing practice in the diagnosis and management of adults with cancer. The course integrates the pathophysiology of problems associated with cancer and its treatment with appropriate diagnostic parameters and management strategies. Through ongoing clinical experiences student will implement the clinical decision-making in the care of the acutely ill patient with cancer. Health promotion and maintenance appropriate to these patients and families will also be emphasized.

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ATC NURNP 2109 3 Clinical Emphasis - Directed Study

This course is designed to develop a comprehensive theoretical evidence-based practical foundation for advanced nursing practice in the diagnosis and management of adults with dysfunctions/alterations in the selected area of clinical specialization. The course integrates the pathophysiology of dysfunctions/alterations in the selected area with appropriate diagnostic parameters and management strategies. Through ongoing clinical experience, students implement the nursing process when caring for patients who are acutely ill and apply the clinical decision-making process in the care of these patients. Health promotion and maintenance appropriate to these patients and families will also be emphasized.

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ATC NURCNS 2110 1-3 Master's Thesis

Individual instruction provides guidance in conducting a nursing research study. The thesis includes the review of literature, methodology, presentation and discussion of findings, application of appropriate statistical measures, and conclusion.

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ATC NURCNS 2161 1-3 Independent Study

Students elect an area of interest and work with a specific faculty member to meet agreed upon objectives.

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ATC NURSP 2161 1-3 Independent Study

Students elect an area of interest and work with a specific faculty member to meet agreed upon objectives.

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ATC NURSP 2161 1-3 Independent Study

Students elect an area of interest and work with a specific faculty member to meet agreed upon objectives.

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ATC NURSP 2180 4 Advanced Specialty Option: Adult Episodic/Chronic Acute Care

This course is designed to develop a foundation for advanced nursing practice in the care of patients with common episodic and chronic dysfunctions/alterations. The student will develop advanced practice skills in patient/family assessment, developing and implementing a nursing plan and evaluating the plan's effectiveness when caring for patients across the continuum of acute care services. Health promotion, health maintenance, disease prevention and health restoration appropriate to these patients and families will also be emphasized.

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ATC NURSP 2185 2 Advanced Specialty Option: Complex Health Problems

This course is designed to develop a theoretical foundation for advanced nursing care of the acutely and critically ill adult-gerontology patient. Through didactic information and course assignments, students develop the knowledge base central to planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care for acutely and critically ill adult-gerontology patients with complex health problems that are commonly seen across the continuum of acute care delivery systems. Health maintenance, health promotion, disease prevention and health protection appropriate to this patient population will also be emphasized.

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ATC NURSP 2190 3 Advanced Specialty Option: Cardiopulmonary

This course is designed to develop a comprehensive theoretical and practical foundation for advanced nursing practice in the care of adult-gerontology patients with cardiopulmonary dysfunctions/alterations. The course integrates the pathophysiology of cardiopulmonary dysfunctions/alterations with appropriate diagnostic parameters and management strategies. Health promotion, protection, and maintenance appropriate to these patients and families will also be emphasized.

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ATC NURSP 2191 3 Advanced Specialty Option: Critical Care

This course is designed to develop a comprehensive theoretical and practical foundation for advanced nursing care of adult-gerontology patients with selected dysfunctions/alterations commonly seen in critical illness. Didactic content focuses on information central to planning, implementing and evaluating therapeutic regimens for adult-gerontology patients with problems commonly seen in the critical care setting. Aspects of health promotion and maintenance appropriate to these patients and families will also be emphasized.

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ATC NURSP 2192 3 Advanced Specialty Option: Oncology

This course is designed to develop a comprehensive theoretical and practical foundation for advanced nursing care of adult-gerontology patients with cancer dysfunctions/alterations. Didactic content focuses on information central to planning, implementing and evaluating therapeutic regimens for adult-gerontology patients with problems commonly seen in the oncology setting. Aspects of health promotion, protection, and maintenance appropriate to these patients and families will also be emphasized.

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ATC NURSP 2193 3 Advanced Specialty Option: Directed Study

This course is designed to develop a comprehensive theoretical and practical foundation for advanced nursing care of adult-gerontology patients with dysfunctions/alterations in the selected area of clinical specialization. Didactic content focuses on information central to planning, implementing and evaluating therapeutic regimens for adult-gerontology patients with problems commonly seen in the selected area of clinical specialization. Aspects of health promotion and maintenance appropriate to these patients and families will also be emphasized.

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ATC NURNP 2194 3 Clinical Emphasis: Trauma Emergency Preparedness

This course is designed to develop a comprehensive theoretical and practical foundation for advanced nursing practice in the management of selected dysfunctions/alterations commonly seen in the traumatized adult. Didactic content focuses on information central to planning, implementing and evaluating therapeutic regimens for patients with problems commonly seen in the trauma, emergency, and disaster settings. Through ongoing clinical experience, students implement the nursing process when caring for patients who emergent, traumatized, or involved in disasters, and apply the clinical decision-making process in the care of these patients in all phases of the trauma cycle. Aspects of health promotion and maintenance appropriate to these patients and families will also be emphasized.

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ATC NURSP 2195 3 Advanced Speciality Option: Trauma Emergency Preparedness

This course is designed to develop a comprehensive theoretical and practical foundation for advanced nursing practice in the diagnosis & management of selected dysfunctions/alterations commonly seen in the trauma, emergency and disaster affected adult-gerontology patient. Didactic content focuses on information central to planning, implementing and evaluating therapeutic regimens for adult-gerontology patients with problems commonly seen in the trauma, emergency, and disaster settings. Aspects of health promotion and maintenance appropriate to these patients and families will also be emphasized.

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HCS NURNP 2303 2 Management - Practicum 1 PMH Adult Acute/Chronic

Students develop advanced practice skills in the clinical management of patients with common acute and chronic primary health care needs and problems. Emphasis is on the synthesis of diagnostic findings with the development, implementation and evaluation of general management strategies. Clinical practica enable students to integrate knowledge derived from courses and readings with that obtained from experiences which will include precepted clinical work in primary health care settings with adult medical patients.

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