Course Index

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OTH 510 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 providing evidence based interventions for physiological, psychosocial, cognitive and behavioral concepts for health and wellness. Global health care trends and public health needs are explored. This course meets online only. 

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Admission into NMC's MOT program.

OTH 505 Advanced Anatomy and Applied Physiology

The course includes critical examination of anatomical structures and physiological functions of the human body as it relates to homeostasis. The course will emphasize a regional anatomical approach to provide clinical application of integrative physiology concepts pertaining to neuroanatomy. A guided cadaveric study will be a component to the course. This course meets face-to-face and includes an integrated face-to-face lab. 

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Admission into NMC's MOT program.

OTH 500 Occupational Therapy: 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.

This course meets face-to-face weekly to promote the achievement of learning objectives, acclimate students to the college and develop faculty and peer relationships that are necessary for success in a cohort-based program.

  • Credits: 4.0
  • Prerequisites:

    Admission into NMC's MOT 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. (Cross-listed with EDD 890)

  • 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 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. (Cross-listed with EDD 886)

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    NRS 882

NRS 882 CAPSTONE II

This is the second of a four-course series that provides an opportunity for the 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. (Cross-listed with EDD 882)

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    NRS 880

NRS 880 CAPSTONE I

This is the first of a four-course series that provides an opportunity for the 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. Students will conduct a scholarly literature review related to a practice problem and critically appraise the evidence. Students will apply a theoretical framework as a foundation for a clinical project. (Cross-listed with EDD 880)

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Prerequisites:

    SSC 730, SSC 734, NRS 742

NRS 840 RESIDENCY

This course is an advanced nursing practicum that provides an opportunity for the student to integrate and synthesize knowledge and skills acquired in doctoral course work. In consultation with their DNP faculty advisor, students will select an area of clinical practice relevant to career aspirations. This residency provides the culmination experience for developing clinical knowledge and skills that demonstrate essentials of doctoral education.

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

    NRS 802, NRS 806, NRS 812, NRS 816, NRS 822, NRS 826, NRS 832, NRS 836