Courses

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ATC NURSP 2098 2 Healthcare Quality

Knowledge and understanding of how healthcare quality is measured and improved is an important competency for healthcare professionals. This course will provide students with opportunities to discuss and analyze key issues in the healthcare quality movement. The AACN Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) graduate level competencies for quality and safety will serve as the framework for this course. Specific healthcare outcomes and the influence that they have on advance practice nursing and policy formulation will be examined and analyzed. Finally, the strategies and skills healthcare professionals will need to practice and manage effectively within this quality and safety outcomes environment will be detailed.

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ATC NURNP 2100 4 Management Of Adults With Episodic/Chronic Health Problems

This course is designed to develop a theoretical, practical, and evidence-based foundation for advanced nursing practice in the diagnosis and management of common episodic and complex chronic dysfunctions/alterations in the acutely ill adult-gerontology population. Through didactic information, students develop the knowledge base needed to apply advanced practice skills in patient/family assessment, develop and implement a management plan, and evaluate the plan's effectiveness when caring for adult-gerontology patients across the continuum of acute care services. Health promotion, health restoration, and health protection appropriate to these patients and families will be emphasized.

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ATC NURNP 2100D 4 Management of Adult Episodic/Chronic Health Problems in Acute Care Theory

This course is designed to develop a theoretical, practical, and evidence-based foundation for advanced practice nursing in the diagnosis and management of common episodic and chronic dysfunctions/alterations. Through didactic information, students develop the knowledge base needed to apply advanced practice skills in patient/family assessment, develop and implement a management plan, and evaluate the plan's effectiveness when caring for patients across the continuum of acute care services. Health promotion, health restoration, and health protection appropriate to these patients and families will be emphasized.

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ATC NURNP 2101 3 Clinical Management of Adult Episodic/Chronic Health Problems in Acute Care

This clinical course is designed to provide opportunities to apply a theoretical, practical and evidenced based foundation for advanced practice nursing in the diagnosis and management of common episodic and chronic dysfunctions/alterations. Through clinical experience, students implement advanced practice skills in patient/family assessment, develop and implement a management plan and evaluate the plan's effectiveness when caring for patients across the continuum of the acute care services. Health promotion, health protection, and health restoration appropriate to these patients and families will be emphasized.

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ATC NURNP 2102 3 Complex Health Problems of The Acutely and Critically Ill Adult 2

This course is designed to expand on the comprehensive theoretical and practical foundation for advanced nursing practice in the diagnosis and management of selected dysfunctions/alterations commonly seen in the critically ill adult-gerontology patient. Didactic content focuses on information central to planning, implementing and evaluating therapeutic regimens for patients with problems commonly seen in adult-gerontology patients who are acutely and/or critically ill. Aspects of health promotion and maintenance appropriate to these patients and families will also be emphasized.

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ATC NURNP 2102D 3 Management Of Complex Health Problems Of The Acutely And Critically Ill Adult 2

This course is designed to expand on the comprehensive theoretical and practical foundation for advanced nursing practice in the diagnosis and management of selected dysfunctions/alterations commonly seen in the critically ill adult-gerontology patient. Didactic content focuses on information central to planning, implementing and evaluating therapeutic regimens for patients with problems commonly seen in adult-gerontology patients who are acutely and/or critically ill. Aspects of health promotion and maintenance appropriate to these patients and families will also be emphasized.

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ATC NURNP 2104 3 Management Of Complex Health Problems Of The Acutely And Critically Ill Adult

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, laboratory experience, and course assignments, students develop the knowledge base and psychomotor skills central to planning, implementing and evaluating health care for 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 NURNP 2105 3 Clinical Emphasis - Cardiopulmonary

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 cardiopulmonary dysfunctions/alterations. The course integrates the pathophysiology of cardiopulmonary dysfunctions/alterations 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, protection, and maintenance appropriate to these patients and families will also be emphasized.

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ATC NURNP 2106 3 Clinical Emphasis - Critical Care

This course is designed to develop a comprehensive theoretical and practical foundation for advanced nursing practice in the diagnosis and management of selected dysfunctions/alterations commonly seen in the critically ill adult. Didactic content focuses on information central to planning, implementing and evaluating therapeutic regimens for patients with problems commonly seen in the critical care setting. Through ongoing clinical experience, students implement the nursing process when caring for patients who are critically ill and apply the clinical decision-making process in care of patients. Aspects of health promotion and maintenance appropriate to these patients and families will also be emphasized.

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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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