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Please Note: This list is displaying results based on a list of courses offered over several years. It may not reflect courses currently offered. This list includes courses from all Linfield Programs including Adult Degree(ADP), Portland Campus(PTD) and McMinnville Campus(MCM).

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NURS-009  Assistants In Research Activities

An opportunity to assist researchers in carrying out health related research.1 credit. (EL)

Location: PTD

NURS-010  Creative Stress Management

Education in simple, specialized techniques for mind calming and body relaxation; assessment of individual and environmental stressors; problem-solving strategies that foster analytical, critical, and creative thinking as well as intuitive processes; stress management skills in the clinical setting.1 credit. (EL)

Location: PTD

NURS-015  Health Care Terminology

Introduction to the principles of health careterminology.1 credit. (EL)

Location: PTD

NURS-020  Dosage Calculations

Focus on critical thinking in relation to dosagecalculation. Practice with conversions betweenmetric, apothecary, and household measurements.Oral, parenteral, and intravenous dosages for boththe adult and the pediatric client.1 credit. (EL)

Location: PTD

NURS-025  Testing Skills For The Nclex-rn Exam

Preparation for Senior Review Course. Assessmentof baseline English, math, and/or test takingabilities. Individualized remediation.
Prerequisite: senior standing. 1 credit. (EL)

Location: PTD

NURS-030  Spanish Healthcare Terminology

Spanish vocabulary and discursive structuresutilized in health professions for basiccommunication and client assessment. Previousknowledge of basic Spanish languagevocabulary and structures recommended.
Prerequisite: consent of instructor.1 credit

Location: PTD

NURS-040  Community Service Activities

Community service activity focused on assistingagencies that provide health services necessaryfor the well-being of the community.1 credit. (EL)

Location: PTD

NURS-050  Experiential Learning Center Student Mentor

Provides student opportunity to learn and developmentoring skills (how to coach, reinforcelearning, and support nursing students who arelearning clinical skills). May be taken threetimes for credit. 1 credit.

Location: PTD

NURS-060  Graduate Career Opportunies In Nursing

Exploration of career opportunities in nursing practice, education, administration, and research available with graduate degreeds in nursing.1 credit

Location: PTD

NURS-090  Computer Skills In Nursing

Introductory skills in the use of computers, withapplications useful to the practice of nursing.1 credit. (EL)

Location: PTD

NURS-0TR  001 Level Transfer



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NURS-106L  Socialization Into Nursing: Helping Role Of The Nurse Lab/clinical



Location: PTD

NURS-195  Hlth Care Prspectvs:death/dying

Findings, theories, and nursing skills related todeath, dying, and bereavement, with attention tovalues and ethical questions, as well astechnological, social, economic, and politicalissues.3 credits. (UQ)

Location: PTD

NURS-1TR  100 Level Transfer



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NURS-206L  Promoting Healthy Choices: Society And Mental Health Clinical



Location: PTD

NURS-213  Promoting Healthy Choices: Family Health

Exploring the nurse's role in fostering familyhealth within a community. Addressing healthissues using principles of health promotion,illness prevention, and health maintenance topromote family health and wellness.
Prerequisites: cumulative BSN GPA of at least 2.50and completion of 103 and 106.5 credits (3 theory; 2 lab).

Location: PTD

NURS-213L  Promoting Healthy Chioices: Family Health



Location: PTD

NURS-223  Nursing Care Of Clients In The Hispanic Community

Professional nursing care of Hispanic population.Focus on topics such as religion, access,communication, economics, and politics inrelation to health. Application in a localHispanic community setting. Enrollment limitedby practicum space.

Location: PTD

NURS-240  Nursing Perspectives On Survivors Of Violence

The survivor's experience of violence, withemphasis on developing self-awareness as anessential component of providing nursing care tosurvivors of violence.

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NURS-241  Brain, Mind, And Society

Focuses on the interplay of neurologicalprocesses that influence individual thought,emotion, and behavior in concert with social andenvironmental demands. Not offered to studentswho have completed PSY 182 or 382.

Location: PTD

NURS-245  Evolution Of Nursing

Exploration of selected aspects of nursinghistory, including the contributions of religiousorders and culturally and ethically diversenurses, and their effects on contemporary nursing.

Location: PTD,ADP

NURS-250  Critical Thinking In Health Care: Becoming A Reflective Skeptic

Meaning and application of critical thinking inpersonal and professional life. Emphasis onbecoming critical thinkers, recognizing errors inthinking, and evaluating ideas, using criticalincidents.

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NURS-291  Holistic Nrsg:practicing Hlthy Lvng

Theories and concepts necessary for understandingholistic principles. Recognition that holism is away of being. Application of hoistic principles instudents' personal and professional roles.

Location: PTD

NURS-298  Special Topics: Jan Term Travel



Location: PTD,MCM

NURS-2TR  200 Level Transfer



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NURS-302  Traditional & Non-traditional Healing Practices In Mexico

Investigation of Mexican beliefs about health andillness in the state of Morelos. Languageimmersion, field trips to health care settings,and interaction with families as well astraditional and non-traditional health careproviders.

Location: PTD

NURS-305  Foundations Of Community-based Nursing Practice

Foundational concepts of community-based nursingin preparation for reflective professionalpractice. Lecture/discussion. Lab fees may apply.Genereic Program: Semester 1.
Prerequisite: admission to the School of Nursing.Corequisites: 315, 320, 335.4 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-308  Transition To Professional Practice (rn To Bsn)

A transition to baccalaureate nursing educationfor the Registered Nurse student. Builds onprevious knowledge and skills applicable to thepractice of professional nursing. Lab fees mayapply.RN-BSN Program: Semester 1.
Prerequisite: admission to the School of NursingCorequisite: 315.6 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-309  Transition To Professional Nursing

A transition to baccalaureate nursing educationfor the Registered Nurse student. Builds onprevious knowledge and skills applicable to thepractice of professional nursing. Lab fees mayapply.RN-BSN Program: Semester 1.
Prerequisite: admission to the School of NursingCorequisite: 315.6 credits

Location: ADP,PTD

NURS-310  Professional Communication In Diverse Communities (rn To Bsn)

Preparation for professional practice includingcommunicating with clients and collaborating withother professionals in interdisciplinary settings.Lecture/discussion. Lab fees may apply.Generic Program: Semester 1.
Prerequisite: admission to the School of Nursing.Corequissites: 305, 320, 335.RN-BSN Program: Semester 1.
Prerequisite: admission to the RN-BSN program.Corequisite: 309.2 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-311L  Clinical Nursing Skills



Location: PTD

NURS-312  Feminist Ethics In Health Care (cross- Listed With Phil 312)

Exploration of issues and methods in health careethics that have arisen from the influence andperspectives of women. Includes overview offeminist ideology and examination of thefoundations of bioethics in relation to gender andpower.

Location: PTD

NURS-313L  Illness Experiences: Adapting To Health Challenges Clinical



Location: PTD

NURS-315  Professional Development In Diverse Communities

Preparation for professional practice includingcommunicating with clients and collaborating withother professionals in interdisciplinary settings.Lecture/discussion. Lab fees may apply.Generic Program: Semester 1.
Prerequisite: admission to the School of Nursing.Corequissites: 305, 320, 335.RN-BSN Program: Semester 1.
Prerequisite: admission to the RN-BSN program.Corequisite: 309.2 credits

Location: PTD,ADP

NURS-316L  Illness Experiences: Life Threatening Health Challenges Clinical



Location: PTD

NURS-318L  Maternal-child Health Challenges Clinical



Location: PTD

NURS-320  Scholarship Of Nursing

Concepts necessary to engage in evidence-basednursing practice including the research processand scholarly communication. Lecture/discussion.Lab fees may apply.Generic Program: Semester 1.
Prerequisite: admission to the School of Nursing.Corequisites: 305, 315, 335.Accelerated Program: Semester 1.
Prerequisite: admission to the School of Nursing.Corequisites: 306, 336.RN-BSN Program: Semester 2.
Prerequisites: 309, 315.Corequisites: 460, 470.3 credits (QR)

Location: PTD,ADP

NURS-321  Scholarship Of Nursing (rn To Bsn)

Concepts necessary to engage in evidence-basednursing practice including the research processand scholarly communication. Lecture/discussion.Lab fees may apply.Generic Program: Semester 1.
Prerequisite: admission to the School of Nursing.Corequisites: 305, 315, 335.Accelerated Program: Semester 1.
Prerequisite: admission to the School of Nursing.Corequisites: 306, 336.RN-BSN Program: Semester 2.
Prerequisites: 309, 315.Corequisites: 460, 470.3 credits (QR)

Location: PTD

NURS-335  Integrated Experiential Learning I

Skills for safe clinical nursing practice by usingexperiential learning in clinical and simulatedlaboratory settings that promotes integration ofsemester one concepts. Lecture/discussion/lab. Labfees may apply.Generic Program: Semester 1.
Prerequisite: admission to the School of Nrusing.Corequisites: 305, 315, 320.6 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-343  Health Disparities Among Vulnerable Populations And Healthcare Practice

Focus on culture and socio-economic status (SES)as context influencing health of various social,ethnc, cultural, and other vulnerable groups.Exploration of influences that dictate access toand use of health care resources, and that addtohealth disparities. Students encouraged toexamine their own cultural heritage and lifetrajectories to build basis for understandingthose of others.Offered summer.3 credits.

Location: ADP,PTD

NURS-345  Spiritual Perspectives Of Nursing

Study of various religious orientations inrelation to health, illness, and nursing care.Nursing as a means of addressing clients'spiritual needs in relation to pain, suffering,and death.

Location: PTD

NURS-348  Gerontological Nursing

In-depth gerontologcal nursing theory. Studentsexplore knowledge from nursing and otherscientific and humanistic disciplines in providingnursing care for the older adult client in thecontext of family, group and community.Lab optional.
Prerequisites: 103, 106.2 credits.

Location: PTD

NURS-355  Nursing Care Of Children, Adults, And Older Adults With Chronic Conditions

Essential knowledge of concepts, theories, andclinical practice necessary to make sound clinicaljudgments when providing nursing care to personswith chronic conditions, their families, andcaregivers. Lecture/discussion. Lab fees mayapply.Generic Program: Semester 2.
Prerequisites: 305, 315, 320, 335.Corequisites: 365, 375, 395.3 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-358  Hiv Nursing: Caring And Concepts

Overview of HIV infection to include currentconcepts and analyses of societal impact from bothglobal and local perspectives. Examination ofdevelopmnet of therapeutic tools and skills toeducate, reduce risks, control infection, andaffect care and healing of adult and childrenclients, family members, and community from anursing perspective.Offered spring.3 credits (UQ)

Location: PTD

NURS-360  Family Violence & Nurse's Role

Family violence as a multifaceted problem withinthe broader social context, with focus ontheories, research, and nursing practice. Thenurse's role in working with those involved inpartner, child, and elder abuse.

Location: PTD

NURS-362  Palliative Care Nursing

Overview of palliative nursing as a scientific andhumanistic approach to caring for individualsexperiencing life-limiting illness. Examinesapproaches to care that combine compassion withquality care measures that address physical,psychological, social, spiritual, cultural, andexistential aspects of holistic care of theindividual and family across the lifespan.
Prerequisites: RN-BSN: 309 or instructor approval.BSN: 355.3 credits (UQ)

Location: PTD,ADP

NURS-365  Clinical Pathophysiology And Pharmacology For Nursing Practice I

Application of concepts of pathophysiology andpharmacology within the context of nursing care ofclients with prevalent chronic and mental healthconditions. Lecture/discussion. Lab fees mayapply.Generic Program: Semester 2.
Prerequisites: 305, 315, 320, 335.Corequisites: 355, 375, 395.2 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-370  Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Nursing

Concepts related to cardiopulmonary rehabilitationin inpatient, outpatient, and community settings.Integrated theory, research and practice.

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NURS-371  Cardiopulmonary Rehab Lab

Clinical experiences within the context of ahospital or community-based cardiopulmonaryrehabilitation program. Enrollment limited byclinical space.

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NURS-375  Integrated Experiential Learning Ii

Preparation use sound clinicial judgment inproviding nursing care with clients experiencingchronic health conditions and mental healthconditions in a variety of settings.Lecture/discussion/lab. Lab fees may apply.Generic Program: Semester 2.
Prerequisites: 305, 315, 320, 335.Corequisites: 355, 365, 395.6 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-395  Mental Health And Illness Across The Lifespan

Examine promotion of mental health, diseaseprevention, treatment and nursing care managementof mental illness in diverse populations acrossthe lifespan. Lecture/discussion. Lab fees mayapply.Generic Program: Semester 2.
Prerequisites: 305, 315, 320, 335.Corequisites: 355, 365, 375.2 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-399  Health Promotion In Cameroon I

An introduction to issues of health promotion indeveloping countries with specific reference toconditions in the Republic of Camerooon. Designedto prepare students for participation on theoff-campus course in Cameroon. Topics coveredinclude the history, culture, and politcaleconomy of Cameroon, the country's healthenvironment, major health challenges andhealthcare system, cultural beliefs about healthand sickness, and logistical preparations for thetrip.

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NURS-3TR  300 Level Transfer



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NURS-416  Nursing In A Global Society: Stewardship Of The Community

Theory and application of principles ofprofessionalism, ethics, leadership andmanagement, health care policy, and health carefinance in the care and service aggregatepopulation(s). Includes the study and practice ofactivism within the profession.
Prerequisites: cumulative BSN GPA of at least 2.5and completion of 311, 313, 314, 316 and 318.5 credits (3 theory; 2 lab) (WI)

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NURS-416L  Nursing In A Global Society: Stewardship Of The Community Clinical



Location: PTD

NURS-419  Rflctv Prctce/glbl Scty:sr Prrctcm

Reflective practice in an area of nursing selectedby the student with an emphasis on synthesis ofconcepts integrated throughout the nursingcurriculum. Focus on clinical decision-making witha global perspective. Includes weekly praxisseminars.
Prerequisites: cumulative BSN GPA of at least 2.50and completion of 311, 313, 314, 316 and 318.(1 theory/PRAXIS; 4 lab)

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NURS-419L  Reflective Practice In A Global Society: Senior Practicum Clinical



Location: PTD

NURS-425  Transitions And Decisions: Pregnancy, Birth And End Of Life Care

Essential concepts, knowledge and skills to carefor clients and their families during major lifetransitions of pregnancy, birth and end of life.Lecture/discussion. Lab fees may apply.Generic Program: Semester 3.
Prerequisites: 355, 365, 375, 395.Corequisites: 435, 445, 455.2 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-435  Integrated Experiential Learning Iii

Planning and delivery of nursing care that isevidence based, prioritizes needs and goals,demonstrates skill proficiency, and considersethical and cultural implications.Lecture/discussion/lab.Lab fees may apply.Generic Program: Semester 3.
Prerequisites: 355, 365, 375, 395.Corequisites: 425, 445, 455.6 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-440  Oncology Nursing

Application of the nursing process to adultclients with cancer and with their families.
Prerequisites: 313, 316.2 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-442  Topics In Family Nursing

Selected maternal-child conditions and nursingcare.

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NURS-443  Advanced Clinical In Maternal-child Nursing (lab)

Clinical experience focusing on the complexnursing care of clients and their families withselected maternal-child conditions. Enrollmentlimited by clinical space.

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NURS-445  Clinical Pathophysiology And Pharmacology For Nursing Practice Ii

Application of conepts of pathophysiology andpharmacology as a foundation for nursing care ofclients with prevalent acute health conditions andepisodic events. Lecture/discussion. Lab fees mayapply.Generic Program: Semester 3.
Prerequisites: 355, 365, 375, 395.Corequisites: 425, 435, 355.2 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-450  Nursing Care In Sudden Illness & Trauma

Application of the nursing process to individualsacross the lifespan who are experiencing traumaor sudden illness.
Prerequisites: 313, 316.2 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-455  Nursing Care Of Children, Adults And Older Adults Iwth Acute Conditions

Essential concepts, theories and clinical practicenecessary to make sound clinical judgments whenproviding care to persons with acute conditionsand their families. Lecture/discussion. Lab feesmay apply.Generic Program: Semester 3.
Prerequisites: 355, 365, 375, 395.Corequisities: 425, 435, 445.3 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-460  Population-based Nursing In A Multicultural And Global Society

Healthcare issues and interventions frommulticultural, domestic and global perspectives.Lecture/discussion. Lab fees may apply.Generic Program: Semester 4.
Prerequisites; 425, 435, 445, 455.Corequisites: 470, 475.Accelerated Program: Semester 4.
Prerequisites: 436, 456.Corequisites: 470, 473.RN-BSN Program: Semester 2.
Prerequisites: 309, 315.Corequisites: 320, 470.2 credits

Location: PTD,ADP

NURS-461  Clinical Ethics-lab

Critical thinking about current ethical problemswithin the context of clinical practice. Includesissues across the lifespan and within a variety ofcultures.Corequisites: 460 & junior standing.1 credit

Location: PTD

NURS-462  Population-based Nursing In A Multicultural And Global Society

Healthcare issues and interventions frommulticultural, domestic and global perspectives.Lecture/discussion. Lab fees may apply.Generic Program: Semester 4.
Prerequisites; 425, 435, 445, 455.Corequisites: 470, 475.Accelerated Program: Semester 4.
Prerequisites: 436, 456.Corequisites: 470, 473.RN-BSN Program: Semester 2.
Prerequisites: 309, 315.Corequisites: 320, 470.2 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-470  Leading And Managing In Nursing

Principles of organizational healthcaremanagement, healthcare policy, and the role of thenurse leader in healthcare organizations.Lecture/discussion. Lab fees may apply.Generic Program: Semester 4.
Prerequisites: 425, 435, 445, 455.Corequisites: 460, 475.Accelerated Program: Semester 4.
Prerequisites: 436, 456.Corequisites: 460, 475.RN-BSN Program: Semester 2.
Prerequisites: 309, 315.Corequisites: 320, 460.3 credits (MWI)

Location: PTD,ADP

NURS-472  Leading And Managing In Nursing

Principles of organizational healthcaremanagement, healthcare policy, and the role of thenurse leader in healthcare organizations.Lecture/discussion. Lab fees may apply.Generic Program: Semester 4.
Prerequisites: 425, 435, 445, 455.Corequisites: 460, 475.Accelerated Program: Semester 4.
Prerequisites: 436, 456.Corequisites: 460, 475.RN-BSN Program: Semester 2.
Prerequisites: 309, 315.Corequisites: 320, 460.3 credits (MWI)

Location: PTD

NURS-475  Integrated Experiential Learning Iv

Immersion experience in nursing. Experientiallearning that incorporates simulation and practicein leadership, management and population-basednursing care. Lecture/discussion/lab. Lab fees mayapply.Generic Program: Semester 4.
Prerequisites: 425, 435, 445, 455.Corequisites: 460, 470.Accelerated Program: Semester 4.
Prerequisites: 436, 456.Corequisites: 460, 470.RN-BSN Program: Semester 3.
Prerequisites: 320, 460, 470.8 credits

Location: PTD,ADP

NURS-476  Integrated Experiential Learning Iv

Immersion experience in nursing. Experientiallearning that incorporates simulation and practicein leadership, management and population-basednursing care. Lecture/discussion/lab. Lab fees mayapply.Generic Program: Semester 4.
Prerequisites: 425, 435, 445, 455.Corequisites: 460, 470.Accelerated Program: Semester 4.
Prerequisites: 436, 456.Corequisites: 460, 470.RN-BSN Program: Semester 3.
Prerequisites: 320, 460, 470.8 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-480  Independent Study

For students with advanced standing who want tocontinue to investigate topics of interestdeveloped in required nursing courses or to studymaterial not specifically addressed in othernursing courses.
Prerequisite: consent of instructor. 1-5 credits.

Location: PTD

NURS-497  Critical Care Nursing

Nursing for adults within a critical careenvironment. Application to clients with multiplelife-threatening health problems requiringcontinuous nursing management.

Location: PTD

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