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NURS 401 (IL) Concepts of Health (3) Exploration of current and ancient concepts of health and their respective modes of intervention.
Effective: Fall 2008 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: PSYCH 100 orSOC 001  

NURS 401 (IL) Concepts of Health (3) Exploration of current and ancient concepts of health and their respective modes of intervention.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
 

NURS 402 (US;IL) Holistic Health (3) Examination of emerging conceptualizations of health and therapy based on a holistic view of human beings.
Effective: Fall 2008 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: NURS 401  

NURS 402 (US;IL) Holistic Health (3) Examination of emerging conceptualizations of health and therapy based on a holistic view of human beings.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
 

NURS 403 School Health and Emergency Care of Children and Adolescents (3) Techniques for higher-level care for school health and emergency situations and application-based education.
Effective: Spring 2010 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: BIOL 129, BIOL 141, HD FS 129  

NURS 403 School Health and Emergency Care of Children and Adolescents (3) Techniques for higher-level care for school health and emergency situations and application-based education.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
 

NURS 404 Cardiac Dysrhythmias: Interpretation, Treatment, and Nursing Management (1) An introductory course with a focus on dysrhythmia recognition and interpretation of abnormal 12-lead electrocardiograms (EKG, ECG).
Effective: Fall 2008 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: BIOL 141, BIOL 129 or equivalent or approval of program  

NURS 404 Cardiac Dysrhythmias: Interpretation, Treatment, and Nursing Management (1) An introductory course with a focus on dysrhythmia recognition and interpretation of abnormal 12-lead electrocardiograms (EKG, ECG).
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
 

NURS 405A Nursing Care of the Adult Client with Complex Health Problems: Part A (4) In-depth study of care of patients with acute and complex health problems, utilizing evidence based practice.
Effective: Fall 2012 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: all 300-level required NURS courses must be completed  

NURS 405A Nursing Care of the Adult Client with Complex Health Problems: Part A (4) In-depth study of care of patients with acute and complex health problems, utilizing evidence based practice.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
Prerequisite: NURS 305  

NURS 405B Nursing Care of the Adult Client with Complex Health Problems: Part B (4) In-depth study of care of patients with acute and complex health problems, utilizing evidence based practice.
Effective: Fall 2012 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: all 300-level required NURS courses must be completed  

NURS 405B Nursing Care of the Adult Client with Complex Health Problems: Part B (4) In-depth study of care of patients with acute and complex health problems, utilizing evidence based practice.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
Prerequisite: NURS 305, NURS 350  

NURS 407 Drugs of Abuse and Mental Health Issues (3) Examines the health care needs across the lifespan of clients who have an alcohol or other drug disorder.
Effective: Fall 2008 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: BB H 143 orPSYCH 100 or approval of program  

NURS 407 Drugs of Abuse and Mental Health Issues (3) Examines the health care needs across the lifespan of clients who have an alcohol or other drug disorder.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
 

NURS 408 Clinical Application of Pharmacological Concepts (1) Study of the application of pharmacological concepts to the clinical setting.
Effective: Spring 2011 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: NURS 305, NURS 301, NURS 310, NURS 320  

NURS 408 Clinical Application of Pharmacological Concepts (1) Study of the application of pharmacological concepts to the clinical setting.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
 

NURS 409 Introduction to Forensic Nursing (3) Provides an introduction to the forensic health sciences, forensic nursing, and the nursing role in the scientific investigation of violence.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: NURS 250, NURS 225, NURS 230 or approval of program  

NURS 410 Forensic Evidence Collection and Preservation (3) Examines forensic nurse's role recognizing injuries/patterns of injury. Evidence collection procedures are examined from collection to courtroom presentation.
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: Prerequisite or concurrent:NURS 245 andNURS 409  

NURS 411 Seminar in Forensic Nursing (3) Seminar to discuss current topics, trends and research related to forensic nursing.
Effective: Spring 2013 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: Current and Valid RN License; Prerequisite or concurrent:NURS 410  

NURS 411 Seminar in Forensic Nursing (3) Seminar to discuss current topics, trends and research related to forensic nursing.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
Prerequisite: NURS 410 or concurrent  

NURS 415 (US;IL) Community and Family Health Nursing (4) Therapeutic nursing care and health promotion concepts to families, groups and populations in the community.
Effective: Fall 2012 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: all 300-level required NURS courses must be completed  

NURS 415 (US;IL) Community and Family Health Nursing (4) Therapeutic nursing care and health promotion concepts to families, groups and populations in the community.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
Prerequisite: NURS 305   Concurrent: NURS 350

NURS 417 (US;IL) Family and Community Health Concepts (4) Study of the concepts of family and community based nursing care emphasizing multicultural influences on health practices.
Effective: Fall 2008
Prerequisite: NURS 390 and current and valid RN license; Prerequisite or concurrent:NURS 357  

NURS 420 Mental Health Nursing (4) Emphasizes clinical application of mental health theory in nursing care of patients with acute and chronic mental health problems.
Effective: Fall 2012 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: all 300-level required NURS courses must be completed  

NURS 420 Mental Health Nursing (4) Emphasizes clinical application of mental health theory in nursing care of patients with acute and chronic mental health problems.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
Prerequisite: NURS 305, NURS 350  

NURS 430 Organization and Administration for the Nurse Manager (3) Introduction to organizational theory and principles of practice in the administration of nursing services and patient care.
Effective: Spring 2016 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: permission of program or RN license or eligible for NURN major  

NURS 430 Organization and Administration for the Nurse Manager (3) Introduction to organizational theory and principles of practice in the administration of nursing services and patient care.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
 

NURS 431 Data Management for Nurse Managers (3) Analysis of information systems to manage nursing service organizations; includes financial management, the budgeting processes, and productivity measurement.
Effective: Spring 2013 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: Prerequisite or concurrent:NURS 430 and permission of the program  

NURS 431 Data Management for Nurse Managers (3) Analysis of information systems to manage nursing service organizations; includes financial management, the budgeting processes, and productivity measurement.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
 

NURS 432 Nursing Management of Human Resources (3) Human resource management and related factors in nursing service organizations.
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: Prerequisite or concurrent:NURS 430 and permission of the program  

NURS 433 Seminar for Nurse Managers (3) Course focuses on the application of management principles in the role of the nurse manager.
Effective: Spring 2013 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: Prerequisite or concurrent:NURS 430 and permission of the program  

NURS 433 Seminar for Nurse Managers (3) Course focuses on the application of management principles in the role of the nurse manager.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
 

NURS 440 Trauma/Critical Care Nursing (3) Focuses on the impact of and the nursing care of persons experiencing acute trauma and/or critical illness.
Effective: Spring 2011 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: NURS 301, NURS 310, NURS 320 or approval of nursing program  

NURS 440 Trauma/Critical Care Nursing (3) Focuses on the impact of and the nursing care of persons experiencing acute trauma and/or critical illness.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
 

NURS 441 Nursing Care of America's Veterans: An Introduction Into the Care of Military Veterans (3) This course offers information on caring for the unique population of United States military veterans.
Effective: Spring 2015 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: PSYCH 100 orSOC 001 orHD FS 129 orNURS 111 andNURS 112 orNURS 230 andNURS 251  

NURS 441 Nursing Care of America's Veterans: An Introduction Into the Care of Military Veterans (3) This course offers information on caring for the unique population of United States military veterans.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
 

NURS 450A Professional Role Development III: Leadership and Management (2) Study of leadership roles and various styles of nursing management and their implications for the professional nurse.
Effective: Fall 2012 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: all 300-level required NURS courses must be completed  

NURS 450A Professional Role Development III: Leadership and Management (2) Study of leadership roles and various styles of nursing management and their implications for the professional nurse.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
Prerequisite: NURS 305  

NURS 450B Professional Role Development III: Clinical Capstone (3) Senior level clinical capstone course that emphasizes the integration and application of theory and evidence based practice.
Effective: Fall 2012 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: all 300-level required NURS courses must be completed  

NURS 450B Professional Role Development III: Clinical Capstone (3) Senior level clinical capstone course that emphasizes the integration and application of theory and evidence based practice.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
Prerequisite: NURS 305, NURS 350  

NURS 452 (US) (BB H 452, WMNST 452) Women's Health Issues (3) Exploration of major health issues concerning women today, with an emphasis on social, cultural, and medical influences.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: BIOL 141 orPSYCH 100 orWMNST 100  

NURS 455 Novice Nurse Residency I (1) This course is designed to support newly graduated nurses in their professional development as members of the health care team.
Effective: Spring 2015 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: associate degree in Nursing or a diploma from an accredited hospital-sponsored School of Nursing  

NURS 455 Novice Nurse Residency I (1) This course is designed to support newly graduated nurses in their professional development as members of the health care team.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
 

NURS 456 Novice Nurse Residency II (2) This course enhances the transition into professional nursing practice which focuses on leadership, professional development, quality care and evidence- based practice.
Effective: Spring 2015 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: completion of 1 credit NURS 455 Graduate Nurse Residency I with a minimum of a final grade of "C". Student must have an Associate Degree in Nursing or a diploma from an accredited hospital sponsored School of Nursing  

NURS 456 Novice Nurse Residency II (2) This course enhances the transition into professional nursing practice which focuses on leadership, professional development, quality care and evidence- based practice.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
 

NURS 458 Ethical Challenges in Healthcare Informatics (3) A case based collaboratory designed for the exploration and analysis of the ethical dilemmas facing healthcare informatics practitioners.
Effective: Spring 2011 Ending: Fall 2016
 

NURS 458 Ethical Challenges in Healthcare Informatics (3) A case based collaboratory designed for the exploration and analysis of the ethical dilemmas facing healthcare informatics practitioners.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
 

NURS 459 Legal and Professional Issues in School Nursing (3) Legal and professional issues of school nurses and delivery impact of health care in school environment.
Effective: Spring 2010 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: PSYCH 100 orSOC 001 orHD FS 129  

NURS 459 Legal and Professional Issues in School Nursing (3) Legal and professional issues of school nurses and delivery impact of health care in school environment.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
 

NURS 460 Advanced Concepts in Clinical Nursing Informatics (3) An exploration of clinical informatics tools to support informatics practice.
Effective: Summer 2012 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: NURS 357 andNURS 458   Concurrent: NURS 458

NURS 460 Advanced Concepts in Clinical Nursing Informatics (3) An exploration of clinical informatics tools to support informatics practice.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
Prerequisite: NURS 357  

NURS 461 Perioperative Nursing (4) Comprehensive introduction regarding fundamental principles and practices of the Operating Room Nurse when managing the care of the surgical patient.
Effective: Summer 2011 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: RN license required  

NURS 461 Perioperative Nursing (4) Comprehensive introduction regarding fundamental principles and practices of the Operating Room Nurse when managing the care of the surgical patient.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
 

NURS 462 Psychotropic Drugs and Children/Adolescents (1) Study of psychotropic medications used to treat children and adolescents, including indications, actions, adverse reactions and implications for school nurses.
Effective: Summer 2011 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: Rn license or permission of program  

NURS 462 Psychotropic Drugs and Children/Adolescents (1) Study of psychotropic medications used to treat children and adolescents, including indications, actions, adverse reactions and implications for school nurses.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
 

NURS 463 Compassionate Counseling for Children/Adolescents Dealing with Dying, Death, Other Life Crises (3) Explores issues involving dying, death and life crises which occur in today's world and affect school communities.
Effective: Spring 2013 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: PSYCH 100 orSOC 001 orHD FS 129  

NURS 463 Compassionate Counseling for Children/Adolescents Dealing with Dying, Death, Other Life Crises (3) Explores issues involving dying, death and life crises which occur in today's world and affect school communities.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
 

NURS 464 (US;IL) Dying and Death (3) Explores attitudes toward death and dying; concept of grief; responsibilities to the dying person and the family.
Effective: Fall 2008 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: PSYCH 100 orSOC 001  

NURS 464 (US;IL) Dying and Death (3) Explores attitudes toward death and dying; concept of grief; responsibilities to the dying person and the family.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
Prerequisite: PSYCH 100 orSOC 001  

NURS 465 Health Concepts for Adults with Complex Health Care Needs (3) In-depth study and application of the theoretical principles and roles of adult clients and families with complex healthcare needs.
Effective: Spring 2011 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: NURS 390 and current and valid RN license; Prerequisite or concurrent:NURS 357  

NURS 465 Health Concepts for Adults with Complex Health Care Needs (3) In-depth study and application of the theoretical principles and roles of adult clients and families with complex healthcare needs.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
Prerequisite: NURS 390  

NURS 466 (CMAS 466) Systems and Community Responses (3) An exploration of the multidisciplinary response to child maltreatment.
Effective: Summer 2015
Prerequisite: CMAS 258  

NURS 467 Medication Update and Health Teaching Interventions for School Nurses (1) Study of current pharmacologic concepts, including health teaching, prescribed for acute and chronic conditions commonly encountered in school nursing.
Effective: Summer 2011 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: RN license or permission of program  

NURS 467 Medication Update and Health Teaching Interventions for School Nurses (1) Study of current pharmacologic concepts, including health teaching, prescribed for acute and chronic conditions commonly encountered in school nursing.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
 

NURS 468 Client Education Strategies for Nurses and Other Health Care Providers (3) Explores current and emerging roles of client education in the knowledge era.
Effective: Summer 2011 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: PSYCH 100 orSOC 001 orHD FS 129 300-level standing or approval of the proram  

NURS 468 Client Education Strategies for Nurses and Other Health Care Providers (3) Explores current and emerging roles of client education in the knowledge era.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
 

NURS 470 Autism Spectrum Disorders: Care Overview (1) Overview of autism spectrum disorders including resources related to children with autism spectrum disorders.
Effective: Spring 2013 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: PSYCH 100 orSOC 001 orHD FS 129 or program approval  

NURS 470 Autism Spectrum Disorders: Care Overview (1) Overview of autism spectrum disorders including resources related to children with autism spectrum disorders.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
 

NURS 471 Issues in Bullying for Health Professionals (1) Explores the impact of bullying on individuals, schools, teachers, families, of the target and the bully.
Effective: Summer 2012 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: PSYCH 100 orSOC 001 orHD FS 129 or approval of program  

NURS 471 Issues in Bullying for Health Professionals (1) Explores the impact of bullying on individuals, schools, teachers, families, of the target and the bully.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
 

NURS 472 Relational Aggression in the Healthcare Setting (3) An exploration of research and interventions for relational aggression in the healthcare setting.
Effective: Summer 2013 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: enrolled NURN majors; completion or concurrent enrollment inNURS 350 orNURS 211  

NURS 472 Relational Aggression in the Healthcare Setting (3) An exploration of research and interventions for relational aggression in the healthcare setting.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
 

NURS 475 Integrated Concepts in Nursing Practice (3) Project-based capstone course for application of nursing concepts to health promotion/disease prevention in populations.
Effective: Spring 2011 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: NURS 417 ; and current and valid RN license  

NURS 475 Integrated Concepts in Nursing Practice (3) Project-based capstone course for application of nursing concepts to health promotion/disease prevention in populations.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
 

NURS 492 Emergency Care and Safety (3) A comprehensive first aid course designed to provide knowledge of prehospital emergency care at the First Responder level.
Effective: Fall 2008 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: BIOL 141, BIOL 129 or equivalent or approval of program  

NURS 492 Emergency Care and Safety (3) A comprehensive first aid course designed to provide knowledge of prehospital emergency care at the First Responder level.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
 

NURS 494H Honors Thesis (1-6 per semester/maximum of 6) Independent honors research project related to student's interests directed by faculty supervisor and culminating in production of thesis.
Effective: Summer 2010 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: approval of honors thesis adviser  

NURS 494H Honors Thesis (1-6 per semester/maximum of 6) Independent honors research project related to student's interests directed by faculty supervisor and culminating in production of thesis.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
 

NURS 495 Nursing Study in Specialized Setting (1-12) Designed to provide student with in-depth study and practice in clinical specialty area of choice.
Effective: Fall 2008 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: seventh-semester standing  

NURS 495 Nursing Study in Specialized Setting (1-12) Designed to provide student with in-depth study and practice in clinical specialty area of choice.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
 

NURS 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Fall 2008
 

NURS 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 2008
 

NURS 498 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 2008
 

NURS 499 (IL) Foreign Study--Nursing (1-9) Study of nursing issues in a foreign country.
Effective: Fall 2008
 

NURS 501 Issues in Nursing and Health Care (3) Analysis and evaluation of the health care system with emphasis on health policy and economic issues affecting nursing practice.
Effective: Fall 2008
 

NURS 502 Advanced Health Assessment of Adult Populations (3) Advanced nursing assessment and diagnosis of physical, psychosocial and developmental health for adults and families across the adult age spectrum.
Effective: Spring 2012 Ending: Fall 2016
 

NURS 508 Perspectives in Population-Based Health (3) Theories and strategies for promoting health in community aggregates with emphasis on vulnerable and underserved populations of diverse backgrounds.
Effective: Fall 2008
 

NURS 510 Theoretical and Scientific Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice (3) Examines the relationship of nursing theories to the development of nursing science, as well as current scientific advances that guide nursing practice and research.
Effective: Spring 2016
 

NURS 512 Nursing Research (3) A nursing research course with emphasis on research design, data collection methods, and evaluation of research studies.
Effective: Fall 2013
 

NURS 513 M.S.N. Capstone (3) Analysis and synthesis of research to develop recommendations for evidence- based nursing practice, education, or administration.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: NURS 512  

NURS 522 Comprehensive Assessment of the Older Adult (3) In-depth assessment of biological, physical, clinical, functional, cognitive, psychological, and social changes associated with aging.
Effective: Fall 2014
 

NURS 523 Interventions for Common Health Issues in Older Adults (3) Discussion of common acute and chronic health issues experienced by older adults and development of evidence-based interventions/personal approaches for management.
Effective: Fall 2016
 

NURS 580 Epistemology of Nursing Science (3) Examines the development and organization of nursing knowledge; nursing theories are critically analyzed in relationship to the substantive structure of nursing science.
Effective: Fall 2008
Prerequisite: NURS 510 or an equivalent nursing theory course; Master's degree in Nursing  

NURS 581 Developing Theoretical Constructs Relevant to Nursing (3) This course provides experience in concept analysis as one mechanism facilitating the development of nursing knowledge.
Effective: Fall 2008
Prerequisite: NURS 580  

NURS 582 Scientific Basis for Nursing Practice (3) Critical appraisal of the scientific basis of selected areas of nursing practice.
Effective: Fall 2008
Prerequisite: NURS 581  

NURS 583 Advanced Seminar in Nursing Science (3 per semester/maximum of 6) Intense interactive seminar for synthesizing prior content into the dissertation proposal.
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: NURS 582, NURS 585, NURS 586  

NURS 585 Qualitative Methods in Health Research (3) Provides an overview of advanced qualitative research methodologies useful in the conduct of social and behavioral health research.
Effective: Spring 2012
 

NURS 586 Quantitative Methods in Health Research (3) An overview of methodological considerations specific to quantitative health research.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: STAT 500 orPHS 520  

NURS 587 Ethics in Nursing Research (1) Provides the theoretical and practical knowlege needed to design and conduct ethically responsible social and behavioral health research.
Effective: Fall 2008
Prerequisite: Master of Science degree  

NURS 590 Colloquium (1-3) Continuing seminars which consist of a series of individual lectures by faculty, students, or outside speakers.
Effective: Fall 2008
 

NURS 594 Research Topics (1-18) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Fall 2008
 

NURS 596 Individual Studies (1-9) Creative projects, including nonthesis research, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Fall 2008
 

NURS 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently; several different topics may be taught in one year or term.
Effective: Fall 2008
 

NURS 598 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently; several different topics may be taught in one year or semester.
Effective: Fall 2008
 

NURS 600 Thesis Research (1-15) No description.
Effective: Fall 2008
 

NURS 601 Ph.D. Dissertation Full-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Fall 2008
 

NURS 602 Supervised Experience in College Teaching (1-3 per semester/maximum of 6) Provides an opportunity for supervised and graded teaching experience in undergraduate nursing courses.
Effective: Fall 2008
 

NURS 610 Thesis Research Off Campus (1-15) No description.
Effective: Fall 2008
 

NURS 611 Ph.D. Dissertation Part-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Fall 2008
 

NURS 802 Advanced Health Assessment of Adult Populations (3) Advanced nursing assessment and diagnosis of physical, psychosocial and developmental health for adults and families across the adult age spectrum.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
 

NURS 802A Advanced Health Assessment of Pediatric Populations (1) Advanced nursing assessment and diagnosis of physical, psychosocial and developmental health for individuals and families across the pediatric age spectrum.
Effective: Fall 2016
  Concurrent: NURS 502

NURS 802B Physical Assessment Through The Lifespan (3) Nursing assessment and diagnosis of physical, psychosocial, and developmental health across the lifespan.
Effective: Fall 2016
 

NURS 803 Pathophysiology (3) Integration of advanced physiology, genetics, and pathophysiology as related to specific disease entities and alterations in functioning.
Effective: Fall 2016
 

NURS 804 Pharmacologic Therapy (3) Pharmacologic therapies in advanced nursing practice.
Effective: Fall 2014
 

NURS 818 Clinical Nurse Specialist I: Concepts and Theory (4) Development of a conceptual foundation for advanced nursing practice as a Clinical Nurse Specialist.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: NURS 502, NURS 503, NURS 804  

NURS 819 Clinical Nurse Specialist II: Analysis and Application (4) Analysis and application of nursing interventions for individuals, families, and aggregate groups in varied health care delivery settings.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: NURS 818  

NURS 821 Nurse Practicum: Clinical Nurse Specialist (4-8 per semester/maximum of 8) Integration and synthesis of specialty knowledge and theories into the CNS role.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: NURS 819  

NURS 823 Interventions for Common Health Problems in the Adult/Older Adult (4) Discussion of common health problems experienced by adults/older adults and development of evidence-based interventions for management.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: NURS 502, NURS 503, NURS 804  

NURS 824 Primary Palliative Care: An Interdisciplinary Approach (3) This course examines the delivery of primary palliative care from an interdisciplinary perspective.
Effective: Fall 2016
 

NURS 825 Primary Palliative Care: Interdisciplinary Management of Advanced Serious Illness (3) This course examines the interdisciplinary management of persons with advanced serious illness and their family members.
Effective: Fall 2016
 

NURS 826 Interdisciplinary Practicum of the Primary Palliative Care Role (3) Interdisciplinary practicum in the synthesis and application of the primary palliative care role.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: NURS 824, NURS 825  

NURS 827 Promoting Healthy Lifestyles in the School-Age Population (3) This course will focus on promoting health lifestyles for the school age population.
Effective: Spring 2016
 

NURS 830 Evidence-Based Practice I: Theory and Research Methods (3) Foundations in evidence-based research for nursing practice.
Effective: Spring 2014
 

NURS 831 Evidence-Based Practice II: Translation of Research (3) Evaluation and translation of evidence-based research into nursing practice.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: NURS 830  

NURS 832 Doctor of Nursing Practice: Leadership I (3) Foundations of Doctor of Nursing Practice transformational leadership in complex health care settings.
Effective: Fall 2016
 

NURS 833 Doctor of Nursing Practice: Leadership II (3) Doctor of Nursing Practice transformational leadership to improve healthcare delivery and quality outcomes.
Effective: Summer 2014
Prerequisite: NURS 832  

NURS 834 Doctor of Nursing Practice Clinical Practicum (1-4 per semester/maximum of 8) The focus of the clinical practicum is planning, implementing, and evaluating evidence-based interventions to address a healthcare problem.
Effective: Summer 2014
 

NURS 835 Doctor of Nursing Practice Project (2-3 per semester/maximum of 10) The Doctor of Nursing Practice capstone project demonstrates clinical scholarship in an area of practice.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: NURS 831  

NURS 836 (IST 836) Healthcare Informatics (3) This course provides a foundation in information systems and technology for improvement of healthcare.
Effective: Fall 2014
 

NURS 840 Nursing Education Theories and Strategies (3) Theoretical foundation and evidence-based strategies for nursing education.
Effective: Summer 2012
 

NURS 841 Assessment and Evaluation in Nursing Education (3) Methods for assessment, measurement, and evaluation of student learning in academic and clinical settings.
Effective: Spring 2015
 

NURS 842 Curriculum and Program Development in Nursing Education (3) Curriculum design and evaluation, educational program development, and accreditation.
Effective: Spring 2015
 

NURS 843 Synthesis and Application of the Nurse Educator Role (4) Practicum in the application of the nurse educator role in academic and healthcare settings.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: NURS 840, NURS 841, NURS 842  

NURS 845 Healthcare Economics and Policy for Nurse Administrators (3) Concepts of healthcare economics and policy for nurse administrators
Effective: Fall 2012
 

NURS 846 Leadership Concepts and Theories for Nurse Administrators (3) Concepts and theories of leadership for nurse administrators.
Effective: Summer 2012
 

NURS 847 Human Resource and Work Force Issues for Nurse Administrators (3) Human resource management and work force issues for nurse administrators.
Effective: Fall 2016
 

NURS 848 Synthesis and Application of the Nurse Administrator Role (4) Practicum in the application of the nurse administrator role in health care settings.
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: NURS 845;NURS 846;NURS 847  

NURS 848A Synthesis and Application of the Nurse Administrator Role (4) Practicum in the application of the administrator role in health care settings.
Effective: Summer 2016
Prerequisite: NURS 845;NURS 846;NURS 847  

NURS 860 Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Role I (3) Acute Care Nurse Practitioner role across the continuum of care with adults and older adults with complex acute, critical, and chronic health conditions to restore or maximize health.
Effective: Fall 2014 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: NURS 502, NURS 503, NURS 804, NURS 865, NURS 866   Concurrent: NURS 862

NURS 860 Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Role I (3) Acute Care Nurse Practitioner role across the continuum of care with adults and older adults with complex acute, critical, and chronic health conditions to restore or maximize health.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
Prerequisite: NURS 802 andNURS 803 andNURS 804 andNURS 865 andNURS 866   Concurrent: NURS 862

NURS 861 Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Role II (3) Continuation of Acute Care Nurse Practitioner role across the continuum of care with adults and older adults with complex acute, critical, and chronic health conditions to restore or maximize health.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: NURS 860, NURS 862   Concurrent: NURS 863

NURS 862 Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Practicum I (4) Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner practicum with patients across the continuum of care with adults and older adults with complex acute, critical, and chronic health conditions.
Effective: Fall 2014 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: NURS 502, NURS 503, NURS 804, NURS 865, NURS 866   Concurrent: NURS 860

NURS 862 Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Practicum I (4) Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner practicum with patients across the continuum of care with adults and older adults with complex acute, critical, and chronic health conditions.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
Prerequisite: NURS 802 andNURS 803 andNURS 804 andNURS 865 andNURS 866   Concurrent: NURS 860

NURS 863 Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Practicum II (4) Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner practicum across the continuum of care with adults and older adults with complex acute, critical, and chronic health conditions.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: NURS 860, NURS 862   Concurrent: NURS 861

NURS 864 Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Integrative Practicum (2-6 per semester/maximum of 6) Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner integrative practicum across the continuum of care with adults and older adults with complex acute, critical, and chronic health conditions.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: NURS 862, NURS 863  

NURS 865 Pharmacology for Acute Care Nurse Practitioners (1) Principles of clinical pharmacology as applied to management of complex acute, critical, and chronically ill adult and older adult patients.
Effective: Fall 2016
 

NURS 866 Health Assessment of the Adult Gerontology Population in Acute Care (1) Physical assessment and diagnostics for physical and pscyhosocial health of adult and older adult individuals and families with acute and critical illness.
Effective: Fall 2016
 

NURS 870 Nurse Practitioner Role with Healthy Individuals and Families (3) Nurs Practitioner role ro promote health, prevent illness, and manage common acute/episodic health problems across the adult-older adult age spectrum.
Effective: Fall 2014 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: NURS 502, NURS 503, NURS 804   Concurrent: NURS 872 or NURS 872A

NURS 870 Nurse Practitioner Role with Healthy Individuals and Families (3) Nurse Practitioner role to promote health, prevent illness, and manage common acute/episodic health problems across the adult-older adult age spectrum.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
Prerequisite: NURS 802 andNURS 803 andNURS 804   Concurrent: NURS 872 or NURS 872A

NURS 871 Nurse Practitioner Role with Individuals and Families with Complex and/or Chronic Health Problems (3) Nurse Practitioner role with individuals and families to maximize health and manage complex and/or chronic health problems.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: NURS 870, NURS 872 orNURS 872A   Concurrent: NURS 873 or NURS 873A

NURS 872 Family Nurse Practitioner Practicum I (3) Family Nurse Practitioner practicum with individuals and families across the life span experiencing common acute/episodic health problems.
Effective: Fall 2014 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: NURS 502, NURS 502A, NURS 503, NURS 804   Concurrent: NURS 870 NURS 875

NURS 872 Family Nurse Practitioner Practicum I (3) Family Nurse Practitioner practicum with individuals and families across the life span experiencing common acute/episodic health problems.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
Prerequisite: NURS 802 andNURS 802A andNURS 803 andNURS 804   Concurrent: NURS 870 and NURS 875

NURS 872A Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Practicum I (4) Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner practicum with individuals and families across the adult/older adult age spectrum experiencing common acute/episodic health problems.
Effective: Fall 2014 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: NURS 502, NURS 503, NURS 804   Concurrent: NURS 870

NURS 872A Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Practicum I (4) AGPC NP practicum with individuals and families across the adult/older adult age spectrum experiencing common acute/episodic health problems.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
Prerequisite: NURS 802 andNURS 803 andNURS 804   Concurrent: NURS 870

NURS 873 Family Nurse Practitioner Practicum II (4) Family Nurse Practitioner practicum with individuals and families across the life span experiencing complex and/or chronic health problems.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: NURS 870, NURS 872, NURS 875, NURS 876   Concurrent: NURS 871

NURS 873A Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Practicum II (4) Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner practicum with individual/families across the adult/older adult age spectrum experiencing complex and/or chronic health problems.
Effective: Fall 2011
Prerequisite: NURS 870, NURS 872A   Concurrent: NURS 871

NURS 874 Family Nurse Practitioner Integrative Practicum (2-6 per semester/maximum of 6) Family Nurse Practitioner integrative practicum with communities and individuals/families across the life span experiencing health and illness.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: NURS 871, NURS 873  

NURS 874A Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Integrative Practicum (2-6 per semester/maximum of 6) Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner integrative practicum with communities and individuals/families experiencing health and illness.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: NURS 871, NURS 873A  

NURS 875 Nurse Practitioner Role with Children and Families (2) Nurse Practitioner role with children and their families to promote health, prevent illness, and manage acute or chronic health problems.
Effective: Fall 2014 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: NURS 502, NURS 502A, NURS 503, NURS 804   Concurrent: NURS 576

NURS 875 Nurse Practitioner Role with Children and Families (2) Nurse Practitioner role with children and their families to promote health, prevent illness, and manage acute or chronic health problems.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
Prerequisite: NURS 802 andNURS 802A andNURS 803 andNURS 804   Concurrent: NURS 876

NURS 876 Family Nurse Practitioner Practicum with Pediatric Populations (2) Family Nurse Practitioner practicum with pediatric populations/families during health or experiencing acute and chronic health problems.
Effective: Fall 2014 Ending: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: NURS 502, NURS 502A, NURS 503, NURS 804, NURS 875 or concurrent   Concurrent: NURS 870 NURS 872

NURS 876 Family Nurse Practitioner Practicum with Pediatric Populations (2) Family Nurse Practitioner practicum with pediatric populations/families during health or experiencing acute and chronic health problems.
Effective: Spring 2017 Future: Spring 2017
Prerequisite: NURS 802 andNURS 802A andNURS 803 andNURS 804 and   Concurrent: NURS 870 and NURS 872 and NURS 875

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