Courses

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HPD NUR 1141 2 Health Disparities in Vulnerable Populations and Ethnic Cultural Groups

The primary focus of this course is to explore a set of major health disparities affecting diverse racial and ethnic groups (Black or African American, Asian American, Native American, Hispanic or Latinos, American Indian or Alaska Natives and White) living in urban, suburban, and rural settings. Students will learn about the specific health conditions affecting each group, social justice and environmental justice issues affecting their health, and stress-related issues whether it be military, community violence or community environmental issues locally or in the state. The course is designed for undergraduate juniors and seniors and honor students.

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HPD NUR 1143 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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HPD NUR 1250C 1 Nursing Care Of Mothers, Newborns And Families Clinical

This course provides an introduction to the process of childbirth and the dynamics of the childbearing family. It explores the areas of health promotion, physiologic changes associated with pregnancy, high risk conditions associated with pregnancy and the development of the fetus and newborn. Emphasis is on adaptation to the biopsychosocial needs of the childbearing family with sensitivity to the cultural needs and ethical issues of a diverse population. Critical thinking, problem solving, stress adaptation, role, family and nursing theories provide a major focus for understanding childbearing. Clinical experiences reflect a diversity of settings including outpatient, inpatient, and community programs that provide services to the childbearing family.

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HPD NUR 1252C 1 Nursing Care Of Children And Their Families Clinical

This course focuses on nursing practice for restoration and maintenance of health in children in various stages of development within their families and the broader social contexts in which children grow and develop. Nursing approaches used in the clinical setting are based on the use of best evidence, developmental perspectives, and cultural competence. The nursing process is applied to the child and family to minimize the effects of stressors which have resulted in a disruption of health. There is an emphasis on critical thinking and decision making as the student applies theory to nursing care.

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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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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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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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HPD NUR 1750 3 Practical Issues in Disability

Course discusses the issues involved in providing assistance to individuals with severe disabilities, and provides opportunities for learning practical skills for assisting these individuals in their activities of daily living.

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HPD NUR 1900 2 Global Health Care

The world health organization states that in the 21st century

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HPD NURNP 2026 1 Role Seminar 1

This is an introductory seminar emphasizing issues unique to the implementation of the role of the nurse practitioner in various practice settings. This course is designed to analyze factors that have an impact on advanced nursing practice with emphasis on the scope of practice of the nurse practitioner, health care trends, health care needs in diverse environments, and professional practice issues. Professional, economic, cultural, and legal issues related to nurse practitioner practice will be emphasized

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HPD NURNP 2028 1-6 Role Practicum

This course is designed to provide each student with a practicum experience in role development for the nurse practitioner. Experiences emphasize clinical decision making in an interprofessional environment with a focus on the nurse practitioner as a principal provider of care for individuals with population specific health care needs and conditions

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HPD NURNP 2029 2 Role Seminar 2

This is a culminating seminar emphasizing issues unique to transitioning to the role of the nurse practitioner in various practice settings. This course is designed to analyze factors that have an impact on advanced nursing practice with emphasis on the scope of practice of the nurse practitioner, health care trends, and legislative and professional practice issues.

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