NR 100 Nurse Aide Certification (2)
An introductory course in which students learn the basics of health care delivery and are able to work in a variety of health care settings. Upon completion students will be eligible to sit for the state certification exam. Lecture + Clinical: taken off-site.
NR 365 Nursing in a Globalized World (3)
This course will focus on the global aspects of health care delivery. Country comparisons will be completed and students will provide an analysis of a selected country’s health care system. The U.S. health care delivery system will be studied in relation to its increasing diverse population groups. Administrative, workforce, client, and funding issues will be addressed.
NR 380 Nursing Informatics (2)
This course will review the evolution of nursing informatics and beginning concepts used in the management and processing of data, including the information and knowledge to support nursing practice. Students will be introduced to the hardware, software, databases and communication systems. Concepts related to information literacy, computerized information systems, evaluation of online health resources, issues and trends in informatics and emerging technologies will be explored.
NR 400 Nursing Transitions (3)
This course is designed for the RN who is making the transition to baccalaureate nursing. The course focuses on gathering, analyzing and synthesizing information obtained in the delivery of health care and on looking beyond the medical field into other areas that may impact the health and well-being of clients.
NR 415 Nursing Research (3)
This course focuses on nursing research in the context of evidence-based practice. Nursing theories and nursing literature will be examined in the relationship to nursing practice. Students will be expected to critically evaluate articles in the nursing literature. Ethical considerations will also be discussed. Prerequisite: PY 230
NS 475 Community Health Nursing (5)
This course focuses on maintaining the health and well-being of individuals and groups of individuals. Topics for discussion include a collaborative approach to health care, transcultural nursing, health promotion activities, quality assurance and the evolution of community nursing. 3 hrs lecture and 2 hrs clinical (90 clock hrs), Prerequisites: NR 400 and NR 415
NR 480 Nursing Leadership and Management (6)
This course focuses on managerial and leadership principles in the health care setting. Topics for discussion include strategic planning, organizational structure and culture, communication, conflict resolution, budget planning and evaluation, human resource issues, power and politics and teambuilding. 4 hrs lecture and 2 hrs clinical (90 clock hrs), Prerequisities: NR 400 and NR 415
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