Course Index

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NRS 367 VIOLENCE IN SOCIETY

This course examines the concept of violence as it relates to the client on the intrapersonal, interpersonal and societal levels.  Students explore violence-related issues across many settings and develop an awareness of legal and community responses based on critical thinking strategies and research findings.  Students analyze the role of the professional nurse and the use of therapeutic communication, advocacy skills, carative factors and change theory in response to the increase of violence in society.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Prerequisites:

    NRS 240

NRS 368 GENETICS FOR NURSING PRACTICE

This course examines basic human genetics, including the role of genetics and genomics in the health of individuals and families. Students explore the function of genetics and genomics, including genetic transmission and the impact of genetics on selected health conditions. Students analyze the present and future role of the professional nurse regarding genetics including risk assessment; referrals; ethical, sociopolitical and legal concerns; and psychological consideration of clients.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Prerequisites: NRS 240

NRS 369 LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

This non-clinical nursing elective provides an opportunity for nursing students to be recognized for the leadership and management skills developed through participation in National Student Nurses Association (NSNA) programs and governance activities.  Through this course, students self-reflect on the competencies needed by future nurse leaders and managers.  Students examine the leadership of a nurse in policy and professional activism.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Prerequisites:

    NRS 240

    Corequisites:  Active member of the Methodist Student Nurses Association (MSNA), holding a leadership position at NMC, state or national level of the Student Nurses Association or permission by instructor.

NRS 371 BIO-PSYCHOSOCIAL PERSPECTIVES OF INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE

This course examines the concept of intimate partner violence as it relates to biological and psychosocial issues. Students explore intimate partner violence and related issues, analyzing both historical and contemporary situations. By having the exposure to a variety of community responses, students develop a sense of professional responsibility and legal/ethical accountability to intimate partner violence. Students analyze the role of the professional nurse and the use of evidence based practices to develop an understanding of assessment, documentation, advocacy and referral for survivors of intimate partner violence.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Prerequisites: NRS 240

NRS 381 IMMERSION EXPERIENCE

Nebraska Methodist College mission statement promotes educational experiences that are offered to students for their professional and personal development.  Through focus study, analysis, and social action, these experiences may positively influence the health and well-being of the community.  This immersion course is an intensive community-based learning experience.  Faculty and community leaders will serve as co-facilitators to assist students in building bridges of understanding and knowing one-another in a meaningful way.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Prerequisites:

    NRS 240