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B NURS 297 Building Skills in Health (1-3, max. 12)
Emphasizes practical strategies to enhance student academic or life skills related to health and health topics. Covers fundamental concepts and skills and provides opportunities for direct application and experiential learning. Credit/no-credit only.
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B NURS 360 Critical Reading and Information Literacy in Nursing (5)
Focuses on critical reading, analysis, and source appraisal of scholarly knowledge. Builds skills in conducting systematic information searches of materials and evidence relevant to nursing practice. Basic introduction to reading of varied sources for understanding, academic writing, presentation skills, and reflective writing for academic and professional purposes.
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B NURS 420 Health Policy and the Organization of Healthcare (5) I&S
Overview of health policy and the organization of healthcare systems including structure, financing, and regulation. Introduces roles and approaches for healthcare professionals to participate in organizational, community, governmental health policy activities. Strategies emphasized include collaboration, partnership, and teamwork to affect policy change and improve service access, delivery, and outcomes.
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B NURS 421 Social Justice in Health (5) I&S, DIV
Examines how multilevel societal factors influence differences in health and the provision of health services. Emphasizes impact of power and inequality on health of individuals, families, communities, and populations. Considers principles and actions of social justice and public health ethics to encourage self-exploration of roles to advocate for social change. Prerequisite: B NURS 360.
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B NURS 422 Team Leadership and Care Coordination (5)
Focuses on the professional nurse's role as leader across the continuum of care. Builds skills for team leadership, delegation, and supervision; Applies interprofessional teamwork and communication skills to coordination of care transitions. Emphasizes identification, reflection and giving voice to self as leader. Prerequisite: B NURS 360; and B NURS 460.
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B NURS 423 Ethical and Quality Nursing Care (5) I&S
Explores strategies to promote ethical and quality patient-centered care as an individual provider, team member, and in collaboration with other disciplines. Provides a foundation of ethical frameworks and quality improvement approaches to support accountability for best practice. Prerequisite: B NURS 360; and B NURS 460.
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B NURS 424 Population-Based Health in Community Practice (5) I&S
Provides introduction to community health practice emphasizing nurses' roles in population-based care through partnership with community agencies. Discusses socio-cultural, epidemiological, economic, and political influences on community health. Explores the role of professional communication and collaboration in facilitating health promotion, disease prevention, public health, and social justice efforts. Prerequisite: BNURS 360; BNURS 460; BNURS 420; and BNURS 421.
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B NURS 460 Translating Scholarly Knowledge to Nursing Practice (5)
Focuses on strategies for translating scholarly knowledge to practice. Continue to advance skills in evaluating and synthesis of scholarly literature. Attention to effective communication of evidence through written and oral formats. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in B NURS 360.
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B NURS 497 Selected Topics in Nursing (1-12, max. 12)
Investigates a selected topic in nursing and health care not already covered in the current curriculum.
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B NURS 498 Special Project in Nursing (1-12, max. 12)
Further development, critical examination, and synthesis of nursing care in a specialized setting. Increasing depth of clinical practice, including care to groups and communities as clients, applying leadership skills, assessing problems affecting quality health care delivery, and applying research findings.
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B NURS 499 Undergraduate Research (1-5, max. 12)
Provides an opportunity to investigate a selected problem and to do an analysis and interpretation of the findings resulting from the investigation under supervision of a faculty member.
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B NURS 504 Disparity and Social Justice in Healthcare (4)
Analyzes how social, cultural, economic, and political factors related to the nature, distribution, and meaning of health and illness. Examines how social determinants contribute to health inequity and create health disparities. Emphasizes advocacy approaches to improve individual and population health outcomes and quality of healthcare system.
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B NURS 505 Pathway Planning, Practicum, and Portfolio (1-6, max. 12)
Critically examines advanced nursing roles in complex and inter-professional healthcare environments, including clinical practice, leadership, and education. Coaches students to analyze their current fit with the competencies required for advanced roles. Creates plans for elective coursework and practicum experiences to meet competencies of their selected advanced nursing role. Prerequisite: B NURS 501. Credit/no-credit only.
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B NURS 506 Advanced Pathophysiology, Pharmacology and Health Assessment (4)
Focuses on expanding student knowledge of pathophysiology, pharmacology, and health assessment beyond the baccalaureate level. Course does not prepare student for independent practice as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), but provides advanced understanding of pathophysiology, pharmacological treatment possibilities, advanced health assessment, and reasoning.
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B NURS 509 Ethics and Policy in Advanced Nursing Practice (4)
Prepares advance practice nurses to understand, promote, and develop ethics and health policy in healthcare structures through the lens of the ANA Code of Ethics. Examines the organization of the US healthcare system with special attention to policy development. Explores the nature of ethical citizenship in a complex healthcare environment.
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B NURS 520 Translational Research I (4)
Analyzes conceptual, theoretical, and empirical knowledge as a basis for evidence-based practice. Examines methodological approaches to research applied to nursing practice. Evaluates the role of advanced practice nurses in research. First of a two-quarter sequence in translating research scholarship into nursing practice. Prerequisite: a course in statistics.
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B NURS 522 Translational Research II (4)
Examines and applies theories, frameworks, models, and processes in the context of organizational and system structures. Focus on analysis of how research evidence influences the delivery of quality, effective and efficient healthcare. Emphasis on skills in translating evidence into practice by engaging in aspects of program planning/evaluation and quality improvement initiatives. Prerequisite: a minimum grade of 2.7 in B NURS 520.
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B NURS 525 Healthcare Systems Leadership for Advanced Roles (4)
Personal and professional development for leadership in advanced nursing roles in health care systems and nursing education. Emphasis is on application of nursing, leadership and systems theory, critical thinking, and interprofessional collaboration to leadership roles that will improve population health, and quality and safety of care in organizations and systems.
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B NURS 530 Advanced Practice Management and Adminstration in Healthcare Organizations (4)
Examines management organizational theory and administration of healthcare organizations. Focuses on advanced management skills such as: strategic leadership, strategic planning, and preparing students to lead high performance teams in complex healthcare organizations.
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B NURS 550 Seminar on Professional Issues in Nursing Education (3)
Seminar on role and related professional issues in nursing education. Prerequisite: either NSG 545, B NURS 513, or T NURS 513; either NSG 546, B NURS 511, or T NURS 511. Offered: jointly with NSG 550/T NURS 550.
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B NURS 590 Introduction to Advanced Fieldwork and Capstone Project (1)
Preparation for matching with scholarly chairperson, advanced fieldwork and the capstone project courses. Coaches students to analyze current fit with the competencies required for a selected advanced nursing clinical, educational or administrative leadership role; and on collaborative roles, functions, products, and documentation required to complete fieldwork and the capstone project. Prerequisite: B NURS 504 and B NURS 525. Credit/no-credit only.
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B NURS 591 Advanced Fieldwork (3, max. 9)
Provides a substantive field experience in a setting of interest. Assists students in delineating master's level nursing practice roles and translating and integrating scholarship into practice knowledge. Prerequisite: BNURS 590. Credit/no-credit only.
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B NURS 592 Capstone Project (1/2, max. 9)
Capstone project demonstrating scholarly analysis and application of evidence and theoretical concepts to clinical, educational or administrative leadership practice, culminating in a product for presentation or dissemination. Prerequisite: B NURS 590. Credit/no-credit only.
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B NURS 597 Selected Topics in Nursing (1-5, max. 15)
Course content and credits vary depending upon topic.
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B NURS 598 Special Projects (1-6, max. 12)
Scholarly inquiry with in-depth, focused analysis, culminating in a written product/report for dissemination. Credit/no-credit only.
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B NURS 600 Independent Graduate Project/Research ([1-5]-)
Provides graduate nursing students an opportunity to investigate and report on selected nursing problems under the supervision of a graduate faculty member. Credit/no-credit only.
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