Courses

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ATC NUR 1610 3 Applied Pathophysiology for Clinical Practice

This upper division course reviews developments in the basic and clinical sciences. It is intended to provide the basis for graduate education for advanced practice nurses. Implications of the aging process, nutrition, and drug therapies are discussed as they apply to selected scientific developments and diseases

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HCS NUR 1611 2 Safe Practices in Health Care

This course raises awareness of patient safety needs and helps health care personnel develop patient safety indicators to enhance quality of health care. Some of the most pivotal events experienced by patients are discussed. They are: complications of anesthesia, decubitus ulcers, foreign bodies left during procedures, post-op problems, birth and OB issues, infections, patient identification, and medication errors. Communications related to safety are discussed. Agencies promoting patient safety are identified and discussed. Research related to safe practice and safety issues are analyzed. Policies or procedures that promote safety are developed.

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HCS NUR 1620 2-3 Mind Body Interventions

The purpose of this course is to provide nursing students with an introduction to physiological and psychological interactions in order to understand and appreciate mind/body interventions in the context of alternative/complementary medicine. The content emphasizes research based techniques and practices, with a focus on stress management and relaxation; the range of current practices is explored. Independent learning activities provide opportunities to focus on specific therapies and interventions and how they can be implemented in clinical nursing practice.

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HPD NUR 1630 2 Health Care Delivery in England

This course is designed to provide the undergraduate nursing student with exposure to the culture and health care delivery system in a foreign country. Emphasis will be placed on exploring health issues and risk factors, the impact of cultural characteristics on health care delivery and utilization, and the achievement of health-related goals in the United Kingdom. Students will compare the health care systems, nursing education and nursing practice in the United Kingdom and the United States. They will identify national and international health-related organizations in the United Kingdom and the mission of and roles these institutions play.

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HPD NUR 1631 2 Health Care Delivery in Switzerland

This course is designed to provide the undergraduate nursing student with exposure to the culture and health care delivery system in a foreign country. Emphasis will be placed on exploring health issues and risk factors, the impact of cultural characteristics on health care delivery and utilization, and the achievement of health-related goals in Switzerland. Students will compare the health care systems, nursing education and nursing practice in Switzerland and the United States. They will identify national and international health-related organizations in Switzerland and the mission of and roles these institutions play.

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HPD NUR 1632 3 Health Care Delivery in Italy

This course is designed to provide the undergraduate nursing student with exposure to the culture and health care delivery system in a foreign country. Emphasis will be placed on exploring health issues and risk factors, the impact of cultural characteristics on health care delivery and utilization, and the achievement of health-related goals in Italy. Students will compare the health care systems, nursing education and nursing practice in Italy and the United States. They will identify national and international health-related organizations in Italy and the mission of and roles these institutions play.

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ATC NUR 1633 1-3 Health Care Delivery in Cambodia

This course is designed to provide the undergraduate nursing student with exposure to the culture and health care delivery in Cambodia. Emphasis will be placed on exploring health issues and risk factors, the impact of cultural characteristics on health care delivery and utilization, and the achievement of health-related goals in Cambodia. Students will compare the health care systems, nursing education and nursing practice in Cambodia and the United States. They will identify national and international health-related organizations in the country and the mission of and roles these institutions play in that country.

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HCS NUR 1634 3 Int'L Healthcare Field Study in Oman

The IFTA, international health care field study in Oman will focus on providing a study abroad opportunity to nontraditional (CGS) and nursing (NUR) students who are generally underrepresented populations in study abroad programs. This course is designed to provide undergraduate CGS and NUR students with exposure to middle eastern culture and the health care delivery systems in Oman. Emphasis will be placed on exploring general physical and mental health issues; risk factors; the impact of cultural characteristics on health care delivery and utilization; and the achievement of health-related goals and the United Nations millennium development goals in Oman. Students will compare educational preparation for health care practitioners; health care delivery systems; and health care practices in oman and the United States. They will identify national and international health-related organizations and the mission of and roles these institutions play in both Oman and the United States. Students acquire a familiarity with the process of scientific inquiry and an appreciation of the usefulness of the scientific method of problem solving and decision-making. Ultimately, this course will introduce students who are interested in a career in the health sciences or nursing to the research process as it is utilized in providing holistic, transcultural health care across disciplines.

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HCS NUR 1636 3 Health Care Delivery in China

This course is designed to provide the undergraduate nursing student with exposure to the culture and health care delivery system in a foreign country. Emphasis will be placed on exploring health issues and risk factors, the impact of cultural characteristics on health care delivery and utilization, and the achievement of health-related goals in China. Students will compare the health care systems, nursing education and nursing practice in China and the United States. They will identify national and international health-related organizations in China and the mission of and roles these institutions play.

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ATC NUR 1640 3 Leadership in Military Nursing

This elective course is designed to enhance nurse cadets' leadership ability and technical competence. This course has two components: leadership training and precepted clinical experience.

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HPD NUR 1680 3 Introduction To Genetics And Molecular Therapeutics

This is an introductory course that focuses on the fundamentals of genetics. The course is designed to give the student a basic understanding of genetic concepts so that this knowledge can be utilized to understand current and future genetic theories and therapeutics.

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HPD NUR 1682 1 Genetics Online Educ Series

This is an online introductory course that focuses on the fundamentals of genetics. The course is designed to give the student a basic understanding of genetic concepts so that this knowledge can be utilized to understand current and future genetic theories and therapeutics.

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ATC NUR 1690 2 Exploring Cancer Care

The overall objective of this course is to provide the student a broad introduction to cancer care and the role of the professional within this specialty. Through the use of discussion, presentations and observational experiences, students explore various aspects of cancer care. Specific cancers, therapies and care issues are explored. The health needs of the cancer patient and family are examined. Health promotion through education, screening and early detection as recommended thru the american cancer society and healthy people 2000/2010 will be emphasized.

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ATC NUR 1710 3 Applied Adult Cardiopulmonary Critical Care

The purpose of this course is to provide students with the opportunity to synthesize and apply concepts related to the cardiopulmonary assessment and multidisciplinary management of critically ill adults. Through the use of presentations and laboratory sessions, the student will explore the pathophysiologic basis of critical cardiopulmonary instability, physical and technologic assessment parameters, and treatment modalities commonly utilized in the care of these patients in the intensive care unit. Interactive laboratory demonstration of vasoactive drugs, arterial, central venous and pulmonary artery monitoring, artificial airways, mechanical ventilation and rhythm strip interpretation will be provided. Critical clinical decision making and nursing responsibilities specific to dysrhythmia interpretation are addressed, including institution of appropriate immediate nursing intervention, pharmacological, and electrical therapeutic interventions based on advanced cardiac life support (acls) algorithms. Further, students will have the opportunity to synthesize and apply this information within patient care scenarios of respiratory and cardiac instability.

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HPD NUR 1720 3 Topics in Obstetrical Nursing

This course offers an overview of nursing care of patients experiencing perinatal complications. Pathophysiology and general medical management of select complications will be reviewed and implications for nursing care will be discussed in depth. Through the use of case studies, students will analyze pertinent data and develop plans of care. In addition, issues, controversies, and alternatives specific to the management of the low risk perinatal patient will be addressed.

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