Course Index

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HOM 582 Research for Information Synthesis

Strategies underpinning using research as an effect approach for the exploration of professional issues.  Emphasis will be on developing a critical eye to evaluate and synthesize information for professional application.

  • Credits: 1.0

HOM 590 Capstone I

Execution of an applied project integrating concepts of healthcare operations management.

  • Credits: 2.0

IDS 325 APPLIED ANALYSIS OF RESEARCH

Evidence-based practice is an important component of effective clinical management. This course allows students to develop skills in applied statistics and research while learning to critically examine healthcare information from a variety of sources, including but not limited to professional journals, governmental reports and public media.

Note - This meets the objectives for two SSC electives, Statistics and Research.

  • Credits: 3.0

IDS 465 SURVEY OF US HEALTH SYSTEMS

Healthcare professionals need to have an understanding of the interaction of U.S. healthcare policies and public health science to be able to act as change agents in their professions. How do health professionals access this information, analyze and react in ways that will improve the health and wellness of their patients? This course will inform and ask the student to respond to the dynamic area of U.S. healthcare systems

IDS 430 PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION

This course focuses on the particular ways in which writers apply the writing process to genres used regularly by healthcare professionals and utilize research to enhance patient outcomes. Writing assignments will develop studentsā€˜ skills in writing formal correspondence, completing proposals, including effective visual components in formal documents, and completing "Research Evaluation and Utilization Reports", which include recommendations for evidence-based practice in particular settings.

  • Credits: 3.0

MAP 003 MEDICATION AIDE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

This 40-hour course provides classroom instruction and lab experience in the role, responsibilities and skills necessary to provide routine medications to clients, with a special emphasis on the aging client. The primary objectives of the course are to: recognize the 10 basic competencies needed in order to safely provide another person with his/her medications in accordance with the Nebraska Medication Aide Act; identify specific drug families, actions, side-effects and use this knowledge to treat or prevent disease; and recognize the responsibility of the medication aide in relation to PRN medication, providing medications by vaginal, rectal, tube or inhaled routes; and providing insulin by injection. Students who successfully complete the course are eligible to take the competency examinations to qualify for placement on the state of Nebraska Medication Aide Registry. After placement on the registry, nursing assistants have the opportunity to work with clients of diverse ages in health care facilities such as nursing homes, assisted living facilities, intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded, schools, child care settings or even client homes. Admissions criteria and fees are detailed in appropriate sections (Admissions, Fees) of this catalog. Class dates and times are varied. Preregistration, proof of active status on the Nebraska Nurse Aide registry; proof of American Heart Association Basic Life Support for the HealthCare Provider; proof of required immunizations and completed physical; the completed Campus Health service Questionnaire.

  • Credits: 0.0

NAP 001 NURSE AIDE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

This 90-hour course provides classroom instruction and clinical experience in caring for all clients, with a special emphasis on the aging client. The primary objectives of the course are to identify the physical, emotional and psychosocial aspects of the aging process and learn how to assist each client to attain or maintain the optimal level of function and well being. Students who successfully complete the course are eligible to take the competency examinations to qualify for placement on the state of Nebraska Nursing Assistant Registry. After placement on the registry, nursing assistants have the opportunity to work with clients of diverse ages in health care facilities such as hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, rehabilitation units, and client homes. Admissions criteria and fees are detailed in appropriate sections (Admissions, Fees) of this catalog. Class dates and times are varied. Preregistration, proof of required immunizations and completed physical, the completed Campus Health service Questionnaire, and payment is required one week before the first day of class. The tuition includes the textbook, handouts, NMC student services fees, and testing for placement on the State Registry.

  • Credits: 0.0

BSN PROGRAM CLINCIAL SITES

The following facilities are used for major clinical experiences in the BSN program:

  • Nebraska Methodist Hospital, Omaha, Nebraska
  • Children's Hospital and Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska
  • Douglas County Hospital, Omaha, Nebraska
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska
  • Methodist Women's Hospital, Omaha, Nebraska
  • Salvation Army - Renaissance Center, Omaha, Nebraska
  • Alegent Health System, Omaha, Nebraska
  • Jenny Edmundson Hospital, Council Bluffs, IA
  • VA Medical Center

  • Credits: 3.00

NRS 100 INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNITY-BASED NURSING

This introductory course provides a foundation for community-based nursing. Students examine the fundamental concepts and skills used in the delivery of professional nursing care with culturally diverse adult clients. Environmental considerations and the basic concepts of community, partnerships and visits with clients in various settings are introduced. The wellness continuum is expanded and professionalism in nursing, interpersonal communication, change, nursing process, critical thinking and caring are addressed.

  • Credits: 2.5
  • Prerequisites:

    SCI 225, satisfactory math competency or SCI 025, SCI 103, COM 101

    Pre/Corequisites: SCI 226, SCI 280, SSC 101, HUM 150, COM 230/245

    Co-requisites:  NRS 100C

NRS 100C COMMUNITY-BASED NURSING CLINICAL PRACTICUM

This clinical practicum offers students opportunities to provide nursing care with adult clients to promote and maintain health.  Experiences focus on providing students beginning nursing-process skills for the delivery of care with a community-based perspective.  Students incorporate interpersonal communication techniques while interacting with adult clients, members of the health care team and community partners.

  • Credits: 1.5
  • Prerequisites:

    Co-requisites: NRS 100