Courses

Seminar, 3 hours. Continuation of NURS 515A provides hands-on experience with budget control and variance.

Seminar, 3 hours. Advances knowledge of pathophysiological and pharmacological issues in support of the clinical nurse leader role functions of advocate, educator, systems analyst/risk anticipator, clinician, and outcomes manager.

Seminar, 4 hours. First in a series on current teaching strategies in higher education. Students will explore the core competencies of nursing education including theoretical foundations of teaching/learning, curriculum development, learning environments, diverse classrooms, technology/curriculum delivery systems, simulation, clinical coaching, promotion, and assessing critical thinking and evaluation in the academic arena.

Seminar, 4 hours. The second in a series of two courses on current teaching strategies in higher education. Students will explore the core competencies of nursing education including theoretical foundations of teaching/learning, curriculum development, learning environments, diverse classrooms, technology/curriculum delivery systems, simulation, clinical coaching, promotion, and assessing critical thinking and evaluation in the academic arena.

Clinical laboratory, 9 hours. Clinical application of theories and concepts from nursing and related sciences is applied in the nursing care of selected populations. Research-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.

Provides leadership in the application of the nursing process to client care, organizational processes, and/or systems, improving outcomes at the unit or service level.

Seminar, 4 hours. Theories of organizations and management are analyzed in relation to health care and nursing care delivery systems. Emphasis is placed on analyzing and evaluating the relationship between clinical nursing practice and organizational management. Organizations are analyzed according to structure, functions, and organizational behaviors.

Field Work, 9 hours. Focus is on the synthesis of theoretical nursing knowledge and role development in areas of education, management, or clinical nurse leader. Select assignments provide for practice with a preceptor in a designated practice or educational setting.

Field work, 6 hours. Continues from NURS 535A with a focus on the synthesis of theoretical nursing knowledge and role development in areas of education, management or clinical nurse leader. Select assignments provide for practice with a preceptor in a designated practice or educational setting. Prerequisite or co-requisite: NURS 535A.

Clinical residency informing and demonstrating the clinical nurse leader role functions of advocate, member of profession, team manager, information manager, systems analyst/risk anticipator, clinician, outcomes manager, and educator.

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