Courses

Clinical laboratory, 6 to 18 hours. Work study course offered in cooperation with selected clinical agencies. Students apply previously learned nursing theory and clinical skills in assigned patient care setting under the supervision of selected Registered Nurse preceptors. The course is offered for 2-6 units. CR/NC only.

Supervised unpaid instructional work experience in Nursing. May include tutoring, assisting with classroom activities, and leading clinical skills laboratory activities. Intended for professional growth for undergraduates. May be repeated for up to 4 units.

Online course. Advanced concepts to assess and promote the behaviors that enhance the health of clients across the lifespan, taking into account the multiple dimensions of and the attendant risks unique to the dimension of Person. Principles and theories of the behavioral sciences, epidemiology, family health, psychology, sociology, genomics, and ethical decision-making are investigated.

Seminar, 3 hours. Physiological and pathophysiological processes are examined and integrated within the context of the human experience.

Seminar, 3 hours. Bioethics in healthcare is critically discussed from both a theoretical and practical viewpoint. Separate modules address various ethical aspects of healthcare delivery related to clinical, educational, and administrative topics.

Seminar, 4 hours. Systems Management utilizes systems theory in understanding organization behavior and change. The content of the course includes selected issues in organization environment, structure, culture, human resources, politics, and system leadership. The process of the course will focus on effecting organization change.

Seminar, 3 hours. Explores population-focused nursing in the context of promotion, protection, and improvement of health for individuals, families, and communities. Determinants of health and operations of the health care system will be discussed with an emphasis on social, cultural, and environmental factors which impact the health of the greater community.

This hybrid course reviews and expands upon concepts and skills of human assessment basic to advanced practice clinical decision-making and the caring process. Lab Fee.

Clinical practice, 9 hours. Students apply knowledge and skills from nursing and public health science to provide clinical care of clients, individuals, and families in their communities. Cultural diversity and vulnerable populations are emphasized while exploring the community as client. Prerequisite or co-requisite: NURS 507.

Seminar, 3 or 4 hours. Provides theory and experience with the elements of budget development. The course is divided into segments: 1) pre-budget, 2) budget preparation, and 3) monitoring variance. Students select a clinical site and mentor to provide experience with budget preparation and monitoring. D.E.M.S.N. students take this course for 3 units; all other Leadership and Management students take this course for 4 units.

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