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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-130   Substance Abuse Issues For Health Professionals

Exploration of substance abuse issues with individuals and their families. Emphasis on the role of the health care professional as part of an interdisciplinary team. 3 credits.

Location: PTD

NURS-195   Health Care Prspectives In Death And 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-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.

Location: PTD

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

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-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-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

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-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-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-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,ADP

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-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-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.

Location: PTD

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 - Laboratory

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

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-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-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 care environment. Application to clients with multiplelife-threatening health problems requiring continuous nursing management.

Location: PTD

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