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Pamela H Mitchell
NURS 445
Seattle Campus

Topics in Nursing

Guided survey and discussion of current literature on major topics in physiological nursing. Seminar/lecture with analysis and discussion of selected topics and readings. May have clinical component. Implications for nursing practice and healthcare emphasized.

Class description

This is the ongoing seminar for the BSN honors program. Over the course of this academic year you will: Participate in a scholarly learning community in nursing; develop a scholarly inquiry project in collaboration with a faculty mentor, and evaluate research opportunities around a selected topic in health and health care

Student learning goals

1.Refine proposal and begin project with mentor

2.Identify opportunities for graduate education in area of interest

3.Create personal development plan for use of research in nursing practice

4.Write application for Undergraduate Research Day that includes the abstract of your proposal

5.Successfullly complete these activities to qualify you for NMETH 403 H credits

General method of instruction

Seminar discussion.

Recommended preparation

Acceptance into the BSN honors program

Class assignments and grading

All assignments will be submitted through the Canvas site and are appended to proposal items completed in Autumn 2013 1. Two paragraph statement of methods. Due January 22, 2014, 5:00 pm.

2. Two paragraph statement of proposed analysis. Due February 14, 2014, 5 pm

3. Application for presentation of project at Undergraduate Research Day -upload to canvas site as well as to upper campus by published due date

4. Class presentation of project proposal. In class March 12, 2014

This course is offered as credit/no credit. In order to receive credit, we expect that you will actively participate in all class sessions and assignments.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Pamela H Mitchell
Date: 01/03/2014