Course Index

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MOT 003 Research I: Evidence Based Implications for Practice Scholarship

The scholarship process for advancing professional theory, practice and application are examined. Critiques of existing research, use of literature to make evidence based decisions, and the understanding of descriptive, correlational, and inferential quantitative and qualitative studies are included.  Research designs, methodologies, interpretation of statistics and the implications for practice are addressed. Expectations for conducting a graduate research capstone and a written scholarly report are initiated.   

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Admission into Nebraska Methodist College's MOT graduate program.  

MOT 002 Evidence Based Practice for Health and Wellness

A cultural awareness of health and the significance of the loss of independence are analyzed. Content includes a critical review of existing evidence for assessing and provided evidence based interventions for physiological, psychosocial, cognitive and behavioral concepts for health and wellness. Global health care trends and public health needs are explored.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Admission into Nebraska Methodist College's MOT graduate program.  

MOT 001 OT: Occupation, Participation and Engagement

The course examines Occupational Therapy theory, practice models and frames of reference. The influence of history, sociopolitical issues, healthcare policies, and ethical practice guidelines are examined. The delineation of professional roles in various practice settings is explored. The application of evidence based critical reasoning and occupation based services for diverse populations are applied.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Admission into Nebraska Methodist College's MOT graduate program.  

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 healthcare 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

NRS 894 CLINICAL INQUIRY FOR THE DNP

This course facilitates a student's synthesis, integration and translation of knowledge and skills within the context of healthcare delivery and population based healthcare. Within a collaborative environment and under the direction of a faculty advisor, the student will plan, implement, evaluate and disseminate a capstone project.

  • Credits: 9 credits/ 540 clinical hours
  • Prerequisites:

    NRS 880

NRS 890 CAPSTONE IV

This is the last of a four-course series that provides an opportunity for the DNP student to participate in the completion of a scholarly project proposal. This course will focus on translation and dissemination of capstone project findings.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Prerequisites:

    NRS 886

NRS 886 CAPSTONE III

This is the third of a four-course series that provides an opportunity for the DNP student to participate in the completion of a scholarly project proposal. In collaboration with a faculty mentor, the student will refine and implement the capstone proposal.

  • Credits: 3 credits/60 clinical hours
  • Prerequisites:

    NRS 882

NRS 882 CAPSTONE II

This is the second of a four-course series that provides an opportunity for the DNP student to participate in the completion of a scholarly project proposal. In collaboration with a faculty mentor, the student will examine the essentials of scientific writing through completion of a capstone project proposal and program implementation planning.

  • Credits: 3 credits/60 clinical hours
  • Prerequisites:

    NRS 880

NRS 880 CAPSTONE I

This is the first of a four-course series that provides an opportunity for the DNP student to participate in the completion of a scholarly project proposal. The project will focus on a practice problem within a specific population and contribute to the advancement of nursing practice. Students examine the elements of a proposal and identify a practice problem of interest.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Prerequisites:

    NRS 730, NRS 734, NRS 742

NRS 816 PRACTICUM II

This course provides the foundation for clinical role development and skills required in care delivery for primary care of adults, particularly older adults with common acute and chronic health problems. Emphasis will be placed on addressing long-term alterations in functional health patterns as well as management of acute health status changes. This course allows for development and implementation of a holistic approach to care for the well older adult through end of life care. Health assessment, clinical and diagnostic reasoning, and pathophysiological and phamacotherapeutic principles will be incorporated to provide evidence-based care to this population.

  • Credits: 3 credits/180 clinical hours
  • Prerequisites:

    NRS 806, NRS 822