Course Index

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NRS 812 ADULT NURSING THEORY II

This course provides the theoretical foundation for clinical role development and skills required in primary care delivery adults with common acute and chronic health problems. Interviewing skills and a methodical comprehensive approach needed to formulate differential diagnoses are emphasized. This course encourages the development and implementation of an evidence-based client management plan based on advanced health and health promotion competencies.  This course promotes a holistic approach incorporating health assessment, clinical and diagnostic reasoning, and pathophysiological and phamacotherapeutic principles.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    NRS 802, NRS 806

NRS 810 AGNP 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 814

NRS 808 CNS PRACTICUM I

This course provides clinical experience in providing care for adults with common acute and chronic health problems in a variety of clinical settings.  Attention will be given to clinical role development and skills required in care delivery for adult individuals across the life span. Interviewing skills and a methodical comprehensive approach needed to formulate differential diagnoses are emphasized.  Clinical expectations include the development and implementation of an evidence-based client management plan that addresses the client holistically.  

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

    NRS 706, NRS 804

NRS 806 PRACTICUM I

This course provides clinical experience in providing care for individuals across the life span with common acute and chronic health problems in an ambulatory care setting. Attention will be given to clinical role development and skills required in care delivery for primary care of individuals across the life span. Interviewing skills and a methodical comprehensive approach needed to formulate differential diagnoses are emphasized. Clinical expectations include the development and implementation of an evidence-based client management plan that addresses the client holistically with an emphasis on health promotion.

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

    NRS 706, NRS 712, SCI 716, SCI 720, NRS 746, NRS 802

NRS 804 ADULT GERONTOLOGY NURSING THEORY I

This course provides the theoretical foundation to develop the knowledge and skills required in care delivery for adults (adolescents through geriatrics) with common acute and episodic health problems. This course encourages the development and implementation of an evidence-based client management plan based on advanced health competencies.  This course will promote a holistic approach incorporating health assessment, clinical and diagnostic reasoning, and pathophysiological and pharmacotherapeutic principles. 

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    NRS 706, NRS 746

    Or Corequisites: NRS 706, NRS 746

NRS 802 ADULT NURSING THEORY I

This course provides the theoretical foundation for clinical role development and skills required in primary care delivery for adults with common acute and chronic health problems. Interviewing skills and a methodical comprehensive approach needed to formulate differential diagnoses are emphasized. This course encourages the development and implementation of an evidence-based client management plan based on advanced health and health promotion competencies. This course promotes a holistic approach incorporating health assessment, clinical and diagnostic reasoning, and pathophysiological and phamacotherapeutic principles.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    NRS 706, NRS 712, SCI 716, SCI 720, NRS 746

NRS 800 AGNP PRACTICUM I

This course provides clinical experience in providing care for adults with common acute and chronic health problems in an ambulatory care setting. Attention will be given to clinical role development and skills required in care delivery for primary care of adults. Interviewing skills and a methodical comprehensive approach needed to formulate differential diagnoses are emphasized. Clinical expectations include the development and implementation of an evidence-based client management plan that addresses the client holistically with an emphasis on health promotion.

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

    NRS 802

NRS 796 HEALTH POLICY PRACTICUM

This experiential course examines health policy from public, institutional, organizational, and legal domains. Students will explore the intersection of health policy and law using a social, political, and economic context. The preceptor supervised practicum expectations include health policy related interprofessional role exploration and identifying policy implications in project development.

  • Credits: 2.0 / 120 clinical hours

NRS 792 ADVANCED PUBLIC HEALTH PRACTICUM

This course provides the foundation for clinical role development in advanced public health nursing. Students will experientially examine public health nursing from a systems perspective and involves no individual level patient care. The preceptor supervised practicum expectations include role exploration and evidence-based project development.

  • Credits: 2.0 / 120 clinical hours

NRS 788 CIVIC HEALTH

This course uses the Culture of Health framework to examine the role of civic health in the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities. Students will examine civic health indicators (i.e. volunteering and giving, group membership, trust in institutions, social interactions, neighbor connectedness, voting and registration, and political involvement) in relation to population-based care, health policy, ethics, and finance. Examination of social change leadership, analysis of civic-related research, and exploration of civic identity will further student civic and public purpose as a health care professional and educated citizen.

  • Credits: 3.0