Courses

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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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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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HCS NUR 1760 2 Nursing Care of Children In Disasters

Course provides an overview of nursing care of children following disasters, public health emergencies and complex emergencies. Epidemiology of pediatric illnesses and injuries following such events is discussed. Highlighted are physiologic and psychosocial differences in children following exposure to nuclear, biological, chemical and explosive agents. The prioritized nursing care of children exposed to these is addressed. Care of children in complex emergencies, refugee camps and shelters is described. Hospital/community disaster planning with a focus on children presented.

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HCS NUR 1765 3 Risk Factors and Health

The overall objective of this course is to provide the student with a broad description of risk factors and health promotion for individuals, families and communities. Current federal, state and professional organization guidelines and recommendations for health promotion and disease prevention are applied. Current research on the efficacy of health promotion activities is presented.

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HCS NUR 1766 2 Evidence-Based Practice in Health and Fitness

This course provides an integrated approach to health and fitness across the lifespan. The literature related to the components of physical fitness and health will be appraised for its evidence and applicability to general and special populations. Articulation with healthy people 2010, as well as state and local health initiatives, will be emphasized. Nursing knowledge will be applied when prescribing health and fitness regimes for clients across the lifespan. Students will be expected to survey and appraise literature related to health and fitness. Students will be required to participate in and lead physical fitness activities which can be adapted to their needs. Ethical and legal aspects of health and fitness practice, within a nursing context, will be explored. Marketing oneself as a health and fitness professional will be discussed.

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HCS NUR 1767 3 Risk Factors and Health: A Global Perspective

The overall objective of this course is to provide the student with a broad description of risk factors and health promotion for individuals, families and communities from a global perspective. Students select a country of interest and apply that countrys government, policy and professional organization guidelines and recommendations for health promotion and disease prevention. Current evidence on the efficacy of health promotion activities is studied.

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ATC NUR 1770 2 Nursing Care of Adults Experiencing Cardiac Dysrhythmia

Course is focused on interpretation and management of cardiac dys rhythmias occurring in the adult. Mastery of cardiac rhythm interpretation is the end goal. Critical clinical decision making and nursing responsibilites specific to dysrhythmias interpreted are addressed, including institution of appropriate pharmacological and electrical therapeutic interventions based on acls algorithms. Information on basis of electro-physiology, dysrhythmias etiologies and electrocardiographic monitoring is provided. Case studies and multiple examples are used to support repetitive practice in rhythm interpretation.

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