Courses

This course continues the application of nursing therapeutics underlying the basic skills and concepts in the practice of professional nursing. The focus is on concepts related to physical, emotional, spiritual, social, and cultural needs and mechanisms for maximizing health. Advanced pharmacology is included. Emphasis is placed on the application of the nursing process in maintaining health for complex adults and older adult population.

This course continues the application of nursing therapeutics, skills, and concepts in the practice of professional nursing specific to the care of the child. The focus is on concepts related to physical, emotional, spiritual, social, and cultural needs and mechanisms for maximizing health. Basic pharmacology is included. Emphasis is placed on the application of the nursing process in maintaining health for children and families.

This course examines the role of nursing in influencing health care from an economic, legal/ethical, political, interdisciplinary, and multicultural framework. Topics for discussion are based on current issues and trends in nursing practice, leadership, and the socio-political landscape.

This course explores populations focused nursing the context of health promotion and protection for individuals, families, and communities. Determinants of health such as epidemiology, environmental health, and public health science will be addressed along with a focus on social cultural factors which impact health of communities.

This clinical course explores populations focused nursing the context of health promotion and protection for individuals, families, and communities. The practicum will involve enhancing the health promotion efforts of individuals, communities, and families. Nursing majors only.

Clinical application of theories and concepts from nursing and related sciences is applied in the nursing care of selected populations. Evidence-based knowledge and pertinent theoretical frameworks are utilized to respond to complex and specific health care needs of these populations. Integration and synthesis of concepts, personal development, and leadership/management abilities are expanded through professional nursing practice.

Application of theories and concepts from nursing and related sciences is applied in the nursing care of selected populations for the post-licensure B.S.N. student. Evidence-based knowledge and pertinent theoretical frameworks are utilized to respond to complex and specific health care needs of self-selected populations. Integration and synthesis of concepts, personal development, and leadership/management abilities are expanded through professional nursing practice.

Seminar, 3 hours. Examines issues in human sexuality as they relate to the health and well-being of self and others. A range of human sexual experience will be explored. Satisfies GE Area E. Open to non-nursing majors.

This on-line course examines historical, cultural, philosophical and artistic influences on relationships, gender expressions and sexuality among various lifestyles within the United States and the world. Specific perspectives within these foci include historical events and philosophies as they have influenced cultural mores, artistic expression and literature shaping human sexual health, values, beliefs and behaviors. Satisfies GE Area C2.

Individual or group study, under guidance of an advisor, of special issues in nursing.

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