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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 care terminology. 1 credit. (EL)

Location: PTD

NURS-020  Dosage Calculations

Focus on critical thinking in relation to dosage calculation. Practice with conversions between metric, apothecary, and household measurements. Oral, parenteral, and intravenous dosages for both the adult and the pediatric client. 1 credit. (EL)

Location: PTD

NURS-025  Testing Skills For The Nclex-rn Exam

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

Location: PTD

NURS-030  Spanish Healthcare Terminology

Spanish vocabulary and discursive structures utilized in health professions for basic communication and client assessment. Previous knowledge of basic Spanish language vocabulary and structures recommended.
Prerequisite: consent of instructor. 1 credit

Location: PTD

NURS-040  Community Service Activities

Community service activity focused on assisting agencies that provide health services necessary for the well-being of the community. 1 credit. (EL)

Location: PTD

NURS-050  Experiential Learning Center Student Mentor

Provides student opportunity to learn and develop mentoring skills (how to coach, reinforce learning, and support nursing students who are learning clinical skills). May be taken three times 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-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 to death, dying, and bereavement, with attention to values and ethical questions, as well as technological, social, economic, and political issues. 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 family health within a community. Addressing health issues using principles of health promotion, illness prevention, and health maintenance to promote family health and wellness.
Prerequisites: cumulative BSN GPA of at least 2.50 and 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 in relation to health. Application in a local Hispanic community setting. Enrollment limited by practicum space.

Location: PTD

NURS-240  Nursing Perspectives On Survivors Of Violence

The survivor's experience of violence, with emphasis on developing self-awareness as an essential component of providing nursing care to survivors of violence.

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NURS-241  Brain, Mind, And Society

Focuses on the interplay of neurological processes that influence individual thought, emotion, and behavior in concert with social and environmental demands. Not offered to students who have completed PSY 182 or 382.

Location: PTD

NURS-245  Evolution Of Nursing

Exploration of selected aspects of nursing history, including the contributions of religious orders and culturally and ethically diverse nurses, and their effects on contemporary nursing.

Location: ADP

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

Meaning and application of critical thinking in personal and professional life. Emphasis on becoming critical thinkers, recognizing errors in thinking, and evaluating ideas, using critical incidents.

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NURS-291  Holistic Nrsg:practicing Hlthy Lvng

Theories and concepts necessary for understanding holistic principles. Recognition that holism is a way of being. Application of hoistic principles in students' 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 and illness in the state of Morelos. Language immersion, field trips to health care settings, and interaction with families as well as traditional and non-traditional health care providers.

Location: PTD

NURS-305  Foundations Of Community-based Nursing Practice

Foundational concepts across the lifespan of community-based nursing in preparation for reflective professional practice. Lecture/Discussion. Fees may apply. Pre-licensure Programs: Semester 1.
Prerequisite: Admission to the School of Nursing. Corequisites: 315, 320, 335. 4 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-306  Foundations Of Community-based Nursing Practice

Foundational concepts of community-based nursing in preparation for professional nursing practice. Includes professional communication skills for effective working relationships with members of the healthcare team and diverse clients in interdisciplinary settings. Lecture/discussion. Lab fees may apply. Accelerated Program: Semester 1.
Prerequisite: admission to the School of Nursing. Corequisites: 320, 336. 4 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-308  Rn-bsn Transition To Professional Practice

A transition to baccalaureate nursing education for the Registered Nurse student. Builds on previous knowledge and skills applicable to the practice of professional nursing. Lab fees may apply. RN-BSN Program: Semester 1.
Prerequisite: admission to the School of Nursing 6 credits

Location: ADP

NURS-309  Transition To Professional Nursing

A transition to baccalaureate nursing education for the Registered Nurse student. Builds on previous knowledge and skills applicable to the practice of professional nursing. Lab fees may apply. RN-BSN Program: Semester 1.
Prerequisite: admission to the School of Nursing Corequisite: 315. 6 credits

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NURS-310  Rn-bsn Professional Communication In Diverse Communities

Preparation for professional practice including communicating with clients and collaborating with other 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: ADP

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 care ethics that have arisen from the influence and perspectives of women. Includes overview of feminist ideology and examination of the foundations of bioethics in relation to gender and power.

Location: PTD

NURS-313  Illness Exp: Adapting To Hlth Chllngs

Discussion of nursing concepts related to chronic health challenges across the life span and in a variety of clinical settings. Includes nursing care, nutrition, pathophysiology, pharmacology, the meaning of illness and healing related to such concepts as chronicity, rehabilitation, comfort, wound healing, mobility, and elimination.
Prerequisites: Cumulative BSN GPA of at least 2.50 and completion of 311. 6 credits (3 theory; 3 lab) (WI)

Location: PTD

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



Location: PTD

NURS-315  Professional Communication In Healthcare

Preparation for professional practice including communicating with clients and collaborating with other 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-316L  Illness Experiences: Life Threatening Health Challenges Clinical



Location: PTD

NURS-317  Perinatal Nursing

Professional nursing care of low-and high-risk perinatal families during the prenatal, intrapartal, postpartal, and neonatal period.

Location: PTD

NURS-318  Maternal-child Hlth Chlllngs

Theory and practice of maternal-child nursing in a hospital setting. Includes the study of concepts of development, safety, communication, pain, fever, oxygenation, homeostasis, loss, and ethics as they relate to maternal-child health.
Prerequisites: Cumulative BSN GPA of at least 2.50 and completion of 311. 4 credits (2 theory; 2 lab)

Location: PTD

NURS-318L  Maternal-child Health Challenges Clinical



Location: PTD

NURS-319  Advanced Nursing Of Children

Theory and practice in the provision of family centered care of children experiencing complex chronic health problems.

Location: PTD

NURS-320  Evidence-based Nursing

Concepts necessary to engage in evidence-based nursing practice. Develop an attitude of inquiry in nursing practice. Lecture/Discussion. Fees may apply. Prelicensure Programs: Semester 1.
Prerequisite: Admission to the School of Nursing. Corequisites: 305, 315, 335. 3 credits.

Location: PTD,ADP

NURS-321  Rn-bsn Evidence-based Nursing

Concepts necessary to engage in evidence-based nursing practice. Develop an attitude of inquiry in nursing practice. Lecture/Discussion. Fees may apply. RN-BSN Program: Semester 2.
Prerequisites: 308. 3 credits.

Location: ADP

NURS-335  Integrated Experiential Learning I

Skills for safe clinical nursing practice by using experiential learning in clinical and simulated laboratory settings that promotes integration of semester one concepts. Lecture/discussion/lab. Lab fees may apply. Generic Program: Semester 1.
Prerequisite: admission to the School of Nrusing. Corequisites: 305, 315, 320. 6 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-336  Integrated Experiential Learning I: Foundations

Skills for safe clinical nursing practice by using experiential learning in clinicial and simulated laboratory settings that promotes integration of semester concepts. Lecture/discussion/lab. Lab fees may apply. Accelerated Program: Semester 1.
Prerequisite: admission to the School of Nursing. Corequisites: 306, 320. 6 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-340  Multicultural And International Nursing Course

Methods of assessment and interventions designed to foster the delivery of multicultural congruent nursing and international health care are explored. Values, beliefs and practices related to health, illness, and health care of selected ethnic and cultural groups are discussed.
Prerequisites: 103 and 106 and proficiency in Microcomputer Applications. 3 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-343  Health Disparities Populations And Healthcare Practice

Focus on culture and socio-economic status (SES) as context influencing health of various social, ethnic, cultural, and other vulnerable groups. Exploration of influences that dictate access to and use of health care resources, and that add to health disparities.
Prerequisite: Admssion to the School of Nursing. 3 credits. (IS)

Location: ADP

NURS-345  Spiritual Perspectives Of Nursing

Study of various religious orientations in relation 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-346  Sexuality: A Nursing Perspective

Analysis of sexuality as a basic human attribute expressed in health and illness with implications for nursing practice.

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NURS-347  Palliative Care Of Children

Issues regarding holistic palliative care of children and their famalies. role of the nurse in the interdisciplinary palliative care team.

Location: PTD

NURS-348  Gerontological Nursing

In-depth gerontologcal nursing theory. Students explore knowledge from nursing and other scientific and humanistic disciplines in providing nursing care for the older adult client in the context of family, group and community. Lab optional.
Prerequisites: 103, 106. 2 credits.

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NURS-349  Gerontological Nursing Lab

Clinical experience in gerontological nursing. Enrollment limited by clinical space.

Location: PTD

NURS-350  Advanced Health Assessment

Advanced health assessment of persons across the lifespan. Builds on basic nursing assessment skills. Lab experience with health assessment. Enrollment limited by lab space. Pre- or co-requisite: 311. 2 credits (1 lecture; 1 lab)

Location: PTD

NURS-351  Nursing Care Of The Peri-operative Patient

Developing clinical judgement to provide holistic nursing care across the lifespan. Focus on the pre, intra, and post-operative nursing care of the surgical patient including patient assessment and teaching; instrumentation; intraoperative complications and safety hazards; post-surgical care and patient education. Enrollment limited by clinical space. 2 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-352  Nursing Care Of The Peri-operative Patient (lab)

Utilizing clinical judgment to provide holistic nursing care across the lifespan. Focus on the pre, intra, and post-operative nursing care of the surgical patient including patient assessment and teaching; instrumentation; intraoperative complications and safety hazards; post-surgical care and patient education.
Prerequisite or corequisite: 351. 1 credit

Location: PTD

NURS-355  Nursing Care Of Clients And Families Across The Lifespan Living With Cronic Conditions

Essential knowledge of concepts, theories, and clinical practice necessary to make sound clinical judgments when providing nursing care to persons with chronic conditions, their families, and caregivers. Lecture/discussion. Lab fees may apply. Generic Program: Semester 2.
Prerequisites: 305, 315, 320, 335. Corequisites: 365, 375, 395. 3 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-356  Lifespan Chronic Illness Care

Lifespan approach to essential concepts and knowledge for health promotion and nursing care management of persons experiencing chronic physical and mental health conditions. Exploration of impact of chronic illness on families and caregivers. Lecture/discussion. Lab fees may apply. Accelerated Program: Semester 2.
Prerequisites: 306, 320, 336. Corequisites: 366, 376. 4 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-358  Hiv Nursing: Caring And Concepts

Overview of HIV infection to include current concepts and analyses of societal impact from both global and local perspectives. Examination of developmnet of therapeutic tools and skills to educate, reduce risks, control infection, and affect care and healing of adult and children clients, family members, and community from a nursing perspective. Offered spring. 3 credits (UQ)

Location: PTD

NURS-360  Family Violence & Nurse's Role

Family violence as a multifaceted problem within the broader social context, with focus on theories, research, and nursing practice. The nurse's role in working with those involved in partner, child, and elder abuse.

Location: PTD

NURS-361  Family Violency & The Nurse's Role (lab)

Clinical experience with those for whom family violence is a health problem. Enrollment limited by clinical space.

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NURS-362  Palliative Care Nursing

Overview of palliative nursing as a scientific and humanistic approach to caring for individuals experiencing life-limiting illness. Examines approaches to care that combine compassion with quality care measures that address physical, psychological, social, spiritual, cultural, and existential aspects of holistic care of the individual and family across the lifespan. Pre-licensure Programs:
Prerequisite: 355 R.N. to B.S.N. Program: 308 or consent of instructor. 3 credits (UQ)

Location: PTD,ADP

NURS-363  Clinical Ethics (x-listed As Phil 363)

Critical thinking about current ethical problems within the context of clinical practice. Addresses issues across the lifespan and within a variety of cultures.
Prerequisites: PHIL 450. Pre/corequisites: PHIL 451 & junior standing. 3 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-365  Clinical Pathophysiology And Pharmacology For Nursing Practice

Application of concepts of pathophysiology and pharmacology within the context of nursing care of clients with prevalent chronic and mental health conditions. Lecture/discussion. Lab fees may apply. Generic Program: Semester 2.
Prerequisites: 305, 315, 320, 335. Corequisites: 355, 375, 395. 2 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-366  Pathophysiology And Pharmacology For Nursing Practice

Concepts of pathophysiology and pharmacology related to nursing care of persons experiencing chronic, mental health and acute conditions and health transitions. Lecture/discussion. Lab fees may apply. Accelerated Program: Semester 2.
Prerequisites: 306, 320, 336. Corequisites: 356, 376. 3 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-370  Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Nursing

Concepts related to cardiopulmonary rehabilitation in 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 a hospital or community-based cardiopulmonary rehabilitation program. Enrollment limited by clinical space.

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NURS-375  Integrated Experiential Learning Ii

Preparation use sound clinicial judgment in providing nursing care with clients experiencing chronic health conditions and mental health conditions 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-376  Integrated Experiential Learning Ii: Chronic Care

Preparation to use sound clinical judgment in the nursing care management of clients experiencing chronic and mental health conditions in a variety of settings. Lecture/discussion/lab. Lab fees may apply. Accelerated Program: Semester 2.
Prerequisites: 306, 320, 336. Corequisites: 356, 366. 6 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-385  People-animal Partnerships In Health Care

Examination of the developing field of animal assisted therapy (AAT) as currently practiced. Exploration and evaluation of different programs. Site visitations and field trips to facilities in Oregon and Washington that use AAT prosthetically, or in rehabilitation, or that involve training for AAT.

Location: PTD

NURS-395  Nursing In Mental Health And Illness Across The Lifespan

Examine promotion of mental health, disease prevention, treatment and nursing care management of mental illness in diverse populations across the lifespan. Lecture/discussion. Lab fees may apply. Generic Program: Semester 2.
Prerequisites: 305, 315, 320, 335. Corequisites: 355, 365, 375. 2 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-398  Special Topics: Jan Term Travel



Location: MCM

NURS-399  Health Promotion In Cameroon I

An introduction to issues of health promotion in developing countries with specific reference to conditions in the Republic of Camerooon. Designed to prepare students for participation on the off-campus course in Cameroon. Topics covered include the history, culture, and politcal economy of Cameroon, the country's health environment, major health challenges and healthcare system, cultural beliefs about health and sickness, and logistical preparations for the trip.

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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 of professionalism, ethics, leadership and management, health care policy, and health care finance in the care and service aggregate population(s). Includes the study and practice of activism within the profession.
Prerequisites: cumulative BSN GPA of at least 2.5 and 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 selected by the student with an emphasis on synthesis of concepts integrated throughout the nursing curriculum. Focus on clinical decision-making with a global perspective. Includes weekly praxis seminars.
Prerequisites: cumulative BSN GPA of at least 2.50 and 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 In Health And Illness

Essential concepts, knowledge and skills to care for clients and their families during major life transitions 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 is evidence based, prioritizes needs and goals, demonstrates skill proficiency, and considers ethical 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-436  Integrated Experiential Learning Iii: Acute Care

Preparation for use of sound clinical judgment in the nursing care, management of persons who are experiencing acute physical and mental illness, episodic events and major life transitions. Lecture/discussion/lab. Lab fees may apply. Accelerated Program: Semester 3.
Prerequisites: 356, 366, 376. Corequisite: 45. 6 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-440  Oncology Nursing

Application of the nursing process to adult clients with cancer and with their families.
Prerequisites: 313, 316. 2 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-441  Oncology Nursing (lab)

Clinical experience in oncology nursing. Enrollment limited by clinical space. Corequisite: 440. 1 credit

Location: PTD

NURS-442  Topics In Family Nursing

Selected maternal-child conditions and nursing care.

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

Clinical experience focusing on the complex nursing care of clients and their families with selected maternal-child conditions. Enrollment limited by clinical space.

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NURS-450  Nursing Care In Sudden Illness & Trauma

Application of the nursing process to individuals across the lifespan who are experiencing trauma or sudden illness.
Prerequisites: 313, 316. 2 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-451  Nursing Care In Sudden Illness & Trauma (lab)

Clinical experience in providing complex nursing care to individuals across the lifespan who are experiencing trauma or sudden illness. Enrollment limited by clinical space. Corequisite: 450. 1 credit

Location: PTD

NURS-455  Nursing Care Of Clients And Families Across The Lifespan With Acute Conditions

Essential concepts, theories and clinical practice necessary to make sound clinical judgments when providing care to persons with acute conditions and their families. Lecture/discussion. Lab fees may apply. Generic Program: Semester 3.
Prerequisites: 355, 365, 375, 395. Corequisities: 425, 435, 445. 3 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-456  Lifespan Acute Illness Care

Lifespan approach to essential concepts and knowledge for nursing care management of clients and their families during acute physical and/or mental illness and episodic events and major life transitions. Lecture/discussion. Lab fees may apply. Accelerated Program: Semester 3.
Prerequisites: 356, 366, 376. Corequisite: 436. 4 credits

Location: PTD

NURS-460  Population-based Nursing

Change to NURS 460 Population-based Nursing-Healthcare issues and nursing interventions from multicultural, domestic and global perspectives. Lecture/Discussion. Fees may apply. Pre-licensure Programs: Semester 4.
Prerequisites; 425, 435, 455. Corequisites: 470, 475. Accelerated Program: Semester 4.
Prerequisites: 436, 456. Corequisites: 470, 475. RN to BSN program: Semester 3.
Prerequisites: 308-309, 315, 320. Corequisites: 320, 470. Variable credit 2-3

Location: PTD,ADP

NURS-461  Clinical Ethics-lab

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

Location: PTD

NURS-462  Rn-bsn Population-based Nursing In A Multicultural & Global Society

Health care issues and interventions from multicultural, domestic and global perspectives. Lecture/Discussion. Fees may apply. RN-BSN Program: Semester 3
Prerequisites: 310, 321. 3 credits

Location: ADP

NURS-470  Leading & Managing In Nursing

Principles of organizational health care management, health care policy, and the role of the nurse leader in health care organizations. Lecture/Discussion. Fees may apply. Pre-licensure Programs: Semester 4.
Prerequisites: 425, 435, 445, 455. Corequisites: 460, 475. Accelerated Program: Semester 4.
Prerequisites: 436, 456. Corequisites: 460, 475. 3 credits (MWI)

Location: PTD,ADP

NURS-472  Rn-bsn Leading And Managing In Nursing

Principles of organizational health care management, health care policy, and the role of the nurse leader in health care organizations. Lecture/Discussion. Fees may apply. RN-BSN Program: Semester 3.
Prerequisites: 310,321. 3 credits (MWI)

Location: ADP

NURS-475  Integrated Experiential Learning Iv

Immersion experience in nursing. Experiential learning that incorporates simulation and practice in leadership, management and population-based nursing care in a multi-cultural and global society. Lecture/Discussion/lab. Fees may apply.
Prerequisites: 425, 435, 445, 455. Corequisites: 460, 470. Accelerated Program: Semester 4.
Prerequisites: 436, 456. Corequisites: 460, 470. RN-BSN Program: Semester 4.
Prerequisites: 460, 470. 8 credits

Location: PTD,ADP

NURS-476  Rn-bsn Integrated Experiential Learning Iv

Immersion experience in nursing. Experiential learning that incorporates simulation and practice in leadership, management and population-based nursing care in a multi-cultural and global society. Lecture/discussion/lab.
$100 fee. R.N. to B.S.N. Program: Semester 4
Prerequisites: 462, 472. 6 credits (lab).

Location: ADP

NURS-480  Independent Study

For students with advanced standing who want to continue to investigate topics of interest developed in required nursing courses or to study material not specifically addressed in other nursing courses.
Prerequisite: consent of instructor. 1-5 credits.

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NURS-490  Rn First Assistant

Preparation for experienced perioperative RN nurses to utilize nursing clinical judgement in the role of surgical first assistant. Required for clinical preceptorship (separate non-college credit course) and nursing certification as a Surgical First Assistant (by passing a separate national certification exam)

Location: PTD

NURS-493  Intro To Parish Nursing

Examination of the components of effective parish nursing. Strategies for health management and wellness promotion based on interrelationship of spiritual, emotional, and physical health. Designed to provide experienced RNs with an overview of practice issues within a faith community.

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NURS-495  Case Analysis

Intensive analysis of a case selected from clinical experience in 461. Application of previous work in Health Care Ethics to a single case which raises important ethical issues.

Location: PTD

NURS-496  Adult Critical Care Nursing

Development of clinical judgement to care for adults within a critical care environment. Focus on the care of clients with multiple life-threatening health problems requiring continuous management.

Location: PTD

NURS-497  Critical Care Nursing

Nursing for adults within a critical care environment. Application to clients with multiple life-threatening health problems requiring continuous nursing management.

Location: PTD

NURS-498  Critical Care Nursing (lab)

Clinical experience in critical care nursing. Enrollment limited by clinical space.

Location: PTD

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