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NURS-009  Assistants In Research Activities

An opportunity to assist researchers in carrying ıout health related research.ı1 credit. (EL)

Location: PTD

NURS-010  Creative Stress Management

Education in simple, specialized techniques for ımind calming and body relaxation; assessment of ıindividual and environmental stressors; ıproblem-solving strategies that foster analytical,ı critical, and creative thinking as well as ıintuitive processes; stress management skills in ıthe clinical setting.ı1 credit. (EL)

Location: PTD

NURS-015  Health Care Terminology

Introduction to the principles of health careıterminology.ı1 credit. (EL)

Location: PTD

NURS-020  Dosage Calculations

Focus on critical thinking in relation to dosageıcalculation. Practice with conversions betweenımetric, apothecary, and household measurements.ıOral, parenteral, and intravenous dosages for bothıthe adult and the pediatric client.ı1 credit. (EL)

Location: PTD

NURS-025  Testing Skills For The Nclex-rn Exam

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

Location: PTD

NURS-030  Spanish Healthcare Terminology

Spanish vocabulary and discursive structuresıutilized in health professions for basicıcommunication and client assessment. Previousıknowledge of basic Spanish languageıvocabulary and structures recommended.ı
Prerequisite: consent of instructor.ı1 credit

Location: PTD

NURS-040  Community Service Activities

Community service activity focused on assistingıagencies that provide health services necessaryıfor the well-being of the community.ı1 credit. (EL)

Location: PTD

NURS-050  Experiential Learning Center Student Mentor

Provides student opportunity to learn and developımentoring skills (how to coach, reinforceılearning, and support nursing students who areılearning clinical skills). May be taken threeıtimes for credit. 1 credit.

Location: PTD

NURS-060  Graduate Career Opportunies In Nursing

Exploration of career opportunities in nursing ıpractice, education, administration, and research ıavailable with graduate degreeds in nursing.ı1 credit

Location: PTD

NURS-090  Computer Skills In Nursing

Introductory skills in the use of computers, withıapplications useful to the practice of nursing.ı1 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 toıdeath, dying, and bereavement, with attention toıvalues and ethical questions, as well asıtechnological, social, economic, and politicalıissues.ı3 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 familyıhealth within a community. Addressing healthıissues using principles of health promotion,ıillness prevention, and health maintenance toıpromote family health and wellness.ı
Prerequisites: cumulative BSN GPA of at least 2.50ıand completion of 103 and 106.ı5 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.ıFocus on topics such as religion, access,ıcommunication, economics, and politics inırelation to health. Application in a localıHispanic community setting. Enrollment limitedıby practicum space.

Location: PTD

NURS-240  Nursing Perspectives On Survivors Of Violence

The survivor's experience of violence, withıemphasis on developing self-awareness as anıessential component of providing nursing care toısurvivors of violence.

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NURS-241  Brain, Mind, And Society

Focuses on the interplay of neurologicalıprocesses that influence individual thought,ıemotion, and behavior in concert with social andıenvironmental demands. Not offered to studentsıwho have completed PSY 182 or 382.

Location: PTD

NURS-245  Evolution Of Nursing

Exploration of selected aspects of nursingıhistory, including the contributions of religiousıorders and culturally and ethically diverseınurses, 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 inıpersonal and professional life. Emphasis onıbecoming critical thinkers, recognizing errors inıthinking, and evaluating ideas, using criticalıincidents.

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NURS-291  Holistic Nrsg:practicing Hlthy Lvng

Theories and concepts necessary for understandingıholistic principles. Recognition that holism is aıway of being. Application of hoistic principles inıstudents' 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 andıillness in the state of Morelos. Languageıimmersion, field trips to health care settings,ıand interaction with families as well asıtraditional and non-traditional health careıproviders.

Location: PTD

NURS-305  Foundations Of Community-based Nursing Practice

Foundational concepts of community-based nursingıin preparation for reflective professionalıpractice. Lecture/discussion. Lab fees may apply.ıGenereic Program: Semester 1.ı
Prerequisite: admission to the School of Nursing.ıCorequisites: 315, 320, 335.ı4 credits

Location: PTD

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

A transition to baccalaureate nursing educationıfor the Registered Nurse student. Builds onıprevious knowledge and skills applicable to theıpractice of professional nursing. Lab fees mayıapply.ıRN-BSN Program: Semester 1.ı
Prerequisite: admission to the School of NursingıCorequisite: 315.ı6 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-309  Transition To Professional Nursing

A transition to baccalaureate nursing educationıfor the Registered Nurse student. Builds onıprevious knowledge and skills applicable to theıpractice of professional nursing. Lab fees mayıapply.ıRN-BSN Program: Semester 1.ı
Prerequisite: admission to the School of NursingıCorequisite: 315.ı6 credits

Location: ADP,PTD

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

Preparation for professional practice includingıcommunicating with clients and collaborating withıother professionals in interdisciplinary settings.ıLecture/discussion. Lab fees may apply.ıGeneric Program: Semester 1.ı
Prerequisite: admission to the School of Nursing.ıCorequissites: 305, 320, 335.ıRN-BSN Program: Semester 1.ı
Prerequisite: admission to the RN-BSN program.ıCorequisite: 309.ı2 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 careıethics that have arisen from the influence andıperspectives of women. Includes overview ofıfeminist ideology and examination of theıfoundations of bioethics in relation to gender andıpower.

Location: PTD

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



Location: PTD

NURS-315  Professional Development In Diverse Communities

Preparation for professional practice includingıcommunicating with clients and collaborating withıother professionals in interdisciplinary settings.ıLecture/discussion. Lab fees may apply.ıGeneric Program: Semester 1.ı
Prerequisite: admission to the School of Nursing.ıCorequissites: 305, 320, 335.ıRN-BSN Program: Semester 1.ı
Prerequisite: admission to the RN-BSN program.ıCorequisite: 309.ı2 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-basedınursing practice including the research processıand scholarly communication. Lecture/discussion.ıLab fees may apply.ıGeneric Program: Semester 1.ı
Prerequisite: admission to the School of Nursing.ıCorequisites: 305, 315, 335.ıAccelerated Program: Semester 1.ı
Prerequisite: admission to the School of Nursing.ıCorequisites: 306, 336.ıRN-BSN Program: Semester 2.ı
Prerequisites: 309, 315.ıCorequisites: 460, 470.ı3 credits (QR)

Location: PTD,ADP

NURS-321  Scholarship Of Nursing (rn To Bsn)

Concepts necessary to engage in evidence-basedınursing practice including the research processıand scholarly communication. Lecture/discussion.ıLab fees may apply.ıGeneric Program: Semester 1.ı
Prerequisite: admission to the School of Nursing.ıCorequisites: 305, 315, 335.ıAccelerated Program: Semester 1.ı
Prerequisite: admission to the School of Nursing.ıCorequisites: 306, 336.ıRN-BSN Program: Semester 2.ı
Prerequisites: 309, 315.ıCorequisites: 460, 470.ı3 credits (QR)

Location: PTD

NURS-335  Integrated Experiential Learning I

Skills for safe clinical nursing practice by usingıexperiential learning in clinical and simulatedılaboratory settings that promotes integration ofısemester one concepts. Lecture/discussion/lab. Labıfees may apply.ıGeneric Program: Semester 1.ı
Prerequisite: admission to the School of Nrusing.ıCorequisites: 305, 315, 320.ı6 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-343  Health Disparities Among Vulnerable Populations And Healthcare Practice

Focus on culture and socio-economic status (SES)ıas context influencing health of various social,ıethnc, cultural, and other vulnerable groups.ıExploration of influences that dictate access toıand use of health care resources, and that addıtohealth disparities. Students encouraged toıexamine their own cultural heritage and lifeıtrajectories to build basis for understandingıthose of others.ıOffered summer.ı3 credits.

Location: ADP,PTD

NURS-345  Spiritual Perspectives Of Nursing

Study of various religious orientations inırelation to health, illness, and nursing care.ıNursing as a means of addressing clients'ıspiritual needs in relation to pain, suffering,ıand death.

Location: PTD

NURS-348  Gerontological Nursing

In-depth gerontologcal nursing theory. Studentsıexplore knowledge from nursing and otherıscientific and humanistic disciplines in providingınursing care for the older adult client in theıcontext of family, group and community.ıLab optional.ı
Prerequisites: 103, 106.ı2 credits.

Location: PTD

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

Essential knowledge of concepts, theories, andıclinical practice necessary to make sound clinicalıjudgments when providing nursing care to personsıwith chronic conditions, their families, andıcaregivers. Lecture/discussion. Lab fees mayıapply.ıGeneric Program: Semester 2.ı
Prerequisites: 305, 315, 320, 335.ıCorequisites: 365, 375, 395.ı3 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-358  Hiv Nursing: Caring And Concepts

Overview of HIV infection to include currentıconcepts and analyses of societal impact from bothıglobal and local perspectives. Examination ofıdevelopmnet of therapeutic tools and skills toıeducate, reduce risks, control infection, andıaffect care and healing of adult and childrenıclients, family members, and community from aınursing perspective.ıOffered spring.ı3 credits (UQ)

Location: PTD

NURS-360  Family Violence & Nurse's Role

Family violence as a multifaceted problem withinıthe broader social context, with focus onıtheories, research, and nursing practice. Theınurse's role in working with those involved inıpartner, child, and elder abuse.

Location: PTD

NURS-362  Palliative Care Nursing

Overview of palliative nursing as a scientific andıhumanistic approach to caring for individualsıexperiencing life-limiting illness. Examinesıapproaches to care that combine compassion withıquality care measures that address physical,ıpsychological, social, spiritual, cultural, andıexistential aspects of holistic care of theıindividual and family across the lifespan.ı
Prerequisites: RN-BSN: 309 or instructor approval.ıBSN: 355.ı3 credits (UQ)

Location: PTD,ADP

NURS-365  Clinical Pathophysiology And Pharmacology For Nursing Practice I

Application of concepts of pathophysiology andıpharmacology within the context of nursing care ofıclients with prevalent chronic and mental healthıconditions. Lecture/discussion. Lab fees mayıapply.ıGeneric Program: Semester 2.ı
Prerequisites: 305, 315, 320, 335.ıCorequisites: 355, 375, 395.ı2 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-370  Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Nursing

Concepts related to cardiopulmonary rehabilitationıin inpatient, outpatient, and community settings.ıIntegrated theory, research and practice.

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NURS-371  Cardiopulmonary Rehab Lab

Clinical experiences within the context of aıhospital or community-based cardiopulmonaryırehabilitation program. Enrollment limited byıclinical space.

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NURS-375  Integrated Experiential Learning Ii

Preparation use sound clinicial judgment inıproviding nursing care with clients experiencingıchronic health conditions and mental healthıconditions in a variety of settings.ıLecture/discussion/lab. Lab fees may apply.ıGeneric Program: Semester 2.ı
Prerequisites: 305, 315, 320, 335.ıCorequisites: 355, 365, 395.ı6 creditsı

Location: PTD

NURS-395  Mental Health And Illness Across The Lifespan

Examine promotion of mental health, diseaseıprevention, treatment and nursing care managementıof mental illness in diverse populations acrossıthe lifespan. Lecture/discussion. Lab fees mayıapply.ıGeneric Program: Semester 2.ı
Prerequisites: 305, 315, 320, 335.ıCorequisites: 355, 365, 375.ı2 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-399  Health Promotion In Cameroon I

An introduction to issues of health promotion inıdeveloping countries with specific reference toıconditions in the Republic of Camerooon. Designedıto prepare students for participation on theıoff-campus course in Cameroon. Topics coveredıinclude the history, culture, and politcalıeconomy of Cameroon, the country's healthıenvironment, major health challenges andıhealthcare system, cultural beliefs about healthıand sickness, and logistical preparations for theıtrip.

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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 ofıprofessionalism, ethics, leadership andımanagement, health care policy, and health careıfinance in the care and service aggregateıpopulation(s). Includes the study and practice ofıactivism within the profession.ı
Prerequisites: cumulative BSN GPA of at least 2.5ıand completion of 311, 313, 314, 316 and 318.ı5 credits (3 theory; 2 lab) (WI)ı

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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 selectedıby the student with an emphasis on synthesis ofıconcepts integrated throughout the nursingıcurriculum. Focus on clinical decision-making withıa global perspective. Includes weekly praxisıseminars.ı
Prerequisites: cumulative BSN GPA of at least 2.50ıand completion of 311, 313, 314, 316 and 318.ı(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 careıfor clients and their families during major lifeıtransitions of pregnancy, birth and end of life.ıLecture/discussion. Lab fees may apply.ıGeneric Program: Semester 3.ı
Prerequisites: 355, 365, 375, 395.ıCorequisites: 435, 445, 455.ı2 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-435  Integrated Experiential Learning Iii

Planning and delivery of nursing care that isıevidence based, prioritizes needs and goals,ıdemonstrates skill proficiency, and considersıethical and cultural implications.ıLecture/discussion/lab.ıLab fees may apply.ıGeneric Program: Semester 3.ı
Prerequisites: 355, 365, 375, 395.ıCorequisites: 425, 445, 455.ı6 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-440  Oncology Nursing

Application of the nursing process to adultıclients with cancer and with their families.ı
Prerequisites: 313, 316.ı2 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-442  Topics In Family Nursing

Selected maternal-child conditions and nursingıcare.

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

Clinical experience focusing on the complexınursing care of clients and their families withıselected maternal-child conditions. Enrollmentılimited by clinical space.

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NURS-445  Clinical Pathophysiology And Pharmacology For Nursing Practice Ii

Application of conepts of pathophysiology andıpharmacology as a foundation for nursing care ofıclients with prevalent acute health conditions andıepisodic events. Lecture/discussion. Lab fees mayıapply.ıGeneric Program: Semester 3.ı
Prerequisites: 355, 365, 375, 395.ıCorequisites: 425, 435, 355.ı2 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-450  Nursing Care In Sudden Illness & Trauma

Application of the nursing process to individualsıacross the lifespan who are experiencing traumaıor sudden illness.ı
Prerequisites: 313, 316.ı2 creditsı

Location: PTD

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

Essential concepts, theories and clinical practiceınecessary to make sound clinical judgments whenıproviding care to persons with acute conditionsıand their families. Lecture/discussion. Lab feesımay apply.ıGeneric Program: Semester 3.ı
Prerequisites: 355, 365, 375, 395.ıCorequisities: 425, 435, 445.ı3 credits

Location: PTD

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

Healthcare issues and interventions fromımulticultural, domestic and global perspectives.ıLecture/discussion. Lab fees may apply.ıGeneric Program: Semester 4.ı
Prerequisites; 425, 435, 445, 455.ıCorequisites: 470, 475.ıAccelerated Program: Semester 4.ı
Prerequisites: 436, 456.ıCorequisites: 470, 473.ıRN-BSN Program: Semester 2.ı
Prerequisites: 309, 315.ıCorequisites: 320, 470.ı2 credits

Location: PTD,ADP

NURS-461  Clinical Ethics-lab

Critical thinking about current ethical problemsıwithin the context of clinical practice. Includesıissues across the lifespan and within a variety ofıcultures.ıCorequisites: 460 & junior standing.ı1 credit

Location: PTD

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

Healthcare issues and interventions fromımulticultural, domestic and global perspectives.ıLecture/discussion. Lab fees may apply.ıGeneric Program: Semester 4.ı
Prerequisites; 425, 435, 445, 455.ıCorequisites: 470, 475.ıAccelerated Program: Semester 4.ı
Prerequisites: 436, 456.ıCorequisites: 470, 473.ıRN-BSN Program: Semester 2.ı
Prerequisites: 309, 315.ıCorequisites: 320, 470.ı2 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-470  Leading And Managing In Nursing

Principles of organizational healthcareımanagement, healthcare policy, and the role of theınurse leader in healthcare organizations.ıLecture/discussion. Lab fees may apply.ıGeneric Program: Semester 4.ı
Prerequisites: 425, 435, 445, 455.ıCorequisites: 460, 475.ıAccelerated Program: Semester 4.ı
Prerequisites: 436, 456.ıCorequisites: 460, 475.ıRN-BSN Program: Semester 2.ı
Prerequisites: 309, 315.ıCorequisites: 320, 460.ı3 credits (MWI)

Location: PTD,ADP

NURS-472  Leading And Managing In Nursing

Principles of organizational healthcareımanagement, healthcare policy, and the role of theınurse leader in healthcare organizations.ıLecture/discussion. Lab fees may apply.ıGeneric Program: Semester 4.ı
Prerequisites: 425, 435, 445, 455.ıCorequisites: 460, 475.ıAccelerated Program: Semester 4.ı
Prerequisites: 436, 456.ıCorequisites: 460, 475.ıRN-BSN Program: Semester 2.ı
Prerequisites: 309, 315.ıCorequisites: 320, 460.ı3 credits (MWI)

Location: PTD

NURS-475  Integrated Experiential Learning Iv

Immersion experience in nursing. Experientialılearning that incorporates simulation and practiceıin leadership, management and population-basedınursing care. Lecture/discussion/lab. Lab fees mayıapply.ıGeneric Program: Semester 4.ı
Prerequisites: 425, 435, 445, 455.ıCorequisites: 460, 470.ıAccelerated Program: Semester 4.ı
Prerequisites: 436, 456.ıCorequisites: 460, 470.ıRN-BSN Program: Semester 3.ı
Prerequisites: 320, 460, 470.ı8 credits

Location: PTD,ADP

NURS-476  Integrated Experiential Learning Iv

Immersion experience in nursing. Experientialılearning that incorporates simulation and practiceıin leadership, management and population-basedınursing care. Lecture/discussion/lab. Lab fees mayıapply.ıGeneric Program: Semester 4.ı
Prerequisites: 425, 435, 445, 455.ıCorequisites: 460, 470.ıAccelerated Program: Semester 4.ı
Prerequisites: 436, 456.ıCorequisites: 460, 470.ıRN-BSN Program: Semester 3.ı
Prerequisites: 320, 460, 470.ı8 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-480  Independent Study

For students with advanced standing who want toıcontinue to investigate topics of interestıdeveloped in required nursing courses or to studyımaterial not specifically addressed in otherınursing courses.ı
Prerequisite: consent of instructor. ı1-5 credits.

Location: PTD

NURS-497  Critical Care Nursing

Nursing for adults within a critical careıenvironment. Application to clients with multipleılife-threatening health problems requiringıcontinuous nursing management.

Location: PTD

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