Courses

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HPD NUR 2043 2 Foundations of Personalized Health: Translation from Basic Research to Clinical Practice

This course is designed to provide the undergraduate nursing student with a Foundation in Personalized Health Care and to introduce students to many facets of this emerging field.  Emphasis will be placed on exploring 1.) nursing implications of personalized and precision health care, 2.) ethical issues of importance to the field of nursing, 3.) next generation methods to tailor precise and personalized treatments, and 4.) evidence-based interventions in personalized health care.  Students will immerse themselves in the clinical settings and research areas related to personalized health care.  Students will explore the implementations of personalized health care, a predictive, preventive, and patient-centered approach treatment.

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HCS NUR 2044 Nursing Graduate Orientation Module

This module provides a web-based graduate nursing orientation that is designed to provide graduate nursing students with an overview of the school of nursing and information that they will need to successfully complete their programs and achieve their career goals.

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ATC NURSP 2061 3 Organizational and Management Theory

This graduate level course focuses on organizational, leadership, and management theories and how they apply to health service organizations, both today and in the future. Emphasis will be placed on leading the clinical discipline of nursing based on organizational and systems thinking as well as relevant political and cultural perspectives. Quality and performance improvement strategies, as well as creating and sustaining appropriate levels of change, are explored in order to facilitate the ability to create safe and effective care delivery environments.

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ATC NURSP 2061D 3 Organizational & Management Theory

This graduate level distance education (synchronous) course focuses on organizational, leadership, and management theories and how they apply to health service organizations, both today and in the future. Emphasis will be placed on leading the clinical discipline of nursing based on organizational and systems thinking as well as relevant political and cultural perspectives. Quality and performance improvement strategies, as well as creating and sustaining appropriate levels of change, are explored in order to facilitate the ability to create safe and effective care delivery environments.

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ATC NURSP 2064 3 Practicum in Nursing Systems

Course is designed for students enrolled in the administration minor and serves as the clinical practicum. Course will provide students with opportunities to observe, apply, analyze and discuss selected administrative and managerial skill and processes which are relevant to the practice of nursing administration. Seminar portion will provide content, discussion and individual and group activities. A critical course component is a practicum with a designated preceptor employed full-time in a selected site. Negotiated sites and experiences are tailored to enhance student's career goals.

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HCS NURSP 2070 3 Info Technology Project Management

This course provides the students with the opportunity to gain an understanding of computing applications used in healthcare informatics. Elements covered include information technologies in healthcare settings and an introduction to the principles of project management in healthcare information systems management. Coursework will focus on the nurse informatician's role as a team member.

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HCS NURSP 2071 3 Design and Process of Instruction

This course provides students with the conceptual knowledge base and practice experiences necessary for competent classroom and clinical instruction. Students synthesize a conceptual foundation for developing effective learning activities for individuals and groups to provide realistic problem solving opportunities. Instructional design principles and related educational technologies are applied to both classroom and clinical teaching.

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HCS NURSP 2072 3 Measurement And Evaluation

Concepts and methods for learning measurement and evaluation as they relate to teaching and learning in nursing and the health sciences are reviewed and assessed. Course activities offer the student opportunities to study and use a variety of measurement and evaluation techniques that are appropriate for classroom and clinical healthcare settings. Opportunities are provided for students to critique and evaluate ethical, legal and social issues involving measurement and evaluation as well as uses and limitations of evaluation methods in diverse healthcare settings and educator roles.

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HCS NURSP 2073 3 Practicum For Nurse Educators

This course is designed to enable students to put into practice all the elements of clinical, didactic, simulation, research-focused, and laboratory instruction, under the supervision of an accomplished preceptor/mentor in diverse learning environments. Students have the opportunity to implement the role of nurse-educator through a guided, supportive, personally-designed practicum experience with one or more settings, populations, or roles, as determined by each students learning needs.

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HCS NURSP 2074 3 Practicum II For Nurse Educators

This course builds on the principles of NURSP 2073 Practicum 1 in nursing education: teaching and learning assessment. In this course students have the opportunity to further develop and implement the role of nurse educator through a guided, supportive practicum experience under the direct supervision of an accomplished preceptor. Students are able to choose the teaching environment that best meets his or her learning needs.

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HCS NURSP 2075 3 Introduction to Health Informatics

This course focuses on a conceptual foundation for understanding nursing informatics and includes analysis of various applications of information systems within the context of the health care system. Elements covered include theoretical models of nursing informatics; healthcare computing; information processing and data management; data acquisition and data representation; nursing vocabularies and nursing knowledge representation; managing organizational change; ethical and social issues in healthcare informatics; and consumer informatics.

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HCS NURSP 2075D 3 Introduction to Health Informatics

This  distance education (synchronous) course focuses on a conceptual foundation for understanding nursing informatics and includes analysis of various applications of information systems within the context of the health care system. This course introduces theoretical models of nursing informatics; healthcare computing; and systems design and analysis. Other topics include nursing vocabularies, nursing knowledge generation; ethical and social issues in healthcare informatics; and the impact of consumer health informatics.

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HCS NURSP 2076 3 Nursing Informatics 2

This course focuses on an analysis of nursing information systems within the context of the health care system. Emphasis is placed on the use of computers for documentation in clinical settings.

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HCS NUR 2077 3 Research Computing

This course focuses on computing tools and techniques currently used in nursing research. Principles for organizing, collecting, storing, managing, and analyzing data will be presented. Software for scanning, spreadsheets, database management, and statistical analysis will be presented.

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HPD NUR 2078 3 Clinical Diagnostics

This course emphasizes performing and/or interpreting cost effective office-based laboratory and selected diagnostic tests in problem-based cases. The course is designed for nurse practitioners who may practice where on-site laboratory and diagnostic services may not be available. Included are ekg and x-ray interpretation and performing and interpreting selected laboratory tests. Suturing, casting, splinting workshops and wound care techniques are also included.

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