The Washington State University Catalog

Courses with the Nurs Prefix

The online catalog includes the most recent changes to courses and degree requirements that have been approved by the Faculty Senate, including changes that are not yet effective. Courses showing two entries of the same number indicate that the course information is changing. The most recently approved version is shown first, followed by the older version, in gray, with its last-effective term preceding the course title. Courses shown in gray with only one entry of the course number are being discontinued.

ALL courses have a new effective date for FALL 2012 in order to integrate with WSU’s new student information system, zzusis.

NOTE: Prerequisite course information for spring 2012 and summer 2012 may be found in the PDF catalog online.

Courses

Nursing (NURS / NURS)

308 Professional Development I: Evidence Based Practice 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing. First of professional development series; focus on nursing and health care research, information management, informatics, and development of nursing research.

308 (Effective through Spring 2014) Professional Development I: Evidence Based Practice 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing. First of professional development series; focus on nursing and health care research, information management, informatics, and development of nursing research.

309 Professional Development II: Ethical Reasoning and Decision Making Processes in Nursing 3 Course Prerequisite: NURS 308; NURS 315 or concurrent enrollment. Continuation of professional development series; moral/ethical reasoning models, decision processes, and philosophical basis of nursing as a discipline.

309 (Effective through Spring 2014) Professional Development II: Ethical Reasoning and Decision Making Processes in Nursing 3 Course Prerequisite: NURS 308; NURS 315 or concurrent enrollment. Continuation of professional development series; moral/ethical reasoning models, decision processes, and philosophical basis of nursing as a discipline.

311 Pathophysiology and Pharmacology in Nursing 4 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing. Etiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations of common human dysfunction; nursing implications for prevention and therapeutic approaches including pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies.

311 (Effective through Spring 2014) Pathophysiology and Pharmacology in Nursing 4 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing. Etiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations of common human dysfunction; nursing implications for prevention and therapeutic approaches including pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies.

315 Nursing Practice: Health and Illness 4 (0-12) Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing. Introduction to nursing practice and health assessment: professional values, core competencies, core knowledge and role development. S, F grading.

315 (Effective through Spring 2014) Nursing Practice: Health and Illness 4 (0-12) Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing. Introduction to nursing practice and health assessment: professional values, core competencies, core knowledge and role development. S, F grading.

316 Introduction to Nursing Practice in Health and Illness: Theory 2 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing. Introduction to nursing concepts and holistic assessment including core professional values, knowledge and competencies for nursing practice.

316 (Effective through Spring 2014) Introduction to Nursing Practice in Health and Illness: Theory 2 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing. Introduction to nursing concepts and holistic assessment including core professional values, knowledge and competencies for nursing practice.

317 Health Assessment 3 (2-2) Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing. Systematic approach to health assessment of adults emphasizing and incorporating use of nursing process and scientific rationale.

317 (Effective through Spring 2014) Health Assessment 3 (2-2) Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing. Systematic approach to health assessment of adults emphasizing and incorporating use of nursing process and scientific rationale.

318 Growth and Development Across the Life Span 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing. Theoretical and conceptual perspectives on human growth and development across the life span.

318 (Effective through Spring 2014) Growth and Development Across the Life Span 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing. Theoretical and conceptual perspectives on human growth and development across the life span.

322 The Human Experience of Diversity and Health 2 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing. Explorations of regional, national, and global expressions of health and illness and implications for health care professionals.

322 (Effective through Spring 2014) The Human Experience of Diversity and Health 2 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing. Explorations of regional, national, and global expressions of health and illness and implications for health care professionals.

323 Nursing in the Genome Era 2 Genome science and application of genetic and genomic concepts to nursing care.

323 (Effective through Spring 2014) Nursing in the Genome Era 2 Genome science and application of genetic and genomic concepts to nursing care.

324 Nursing Concepts in Acute and Chronic Illness in the Adult 4 Course Prerequisite: NURS 311; NURS 315; NURS 316; NURS 317. Theoretical concepts of acute and chronic illness in the adult as a basis for critical thinking and decision-making in nursing.

324 (Effective through Spring 2014) Nursing Concepts in Acute and Chronic Illness in the Adult 4 Course Prerequisite: NURS 311; NURS 315; NURS 316; NURS 317. Theoretical concepts of acute and chronic illness in the adult as a basis for critical thinking and decision-making in nursing.

325 Nursing Practice in Acute and Chronic Illness in Adults 5 (0-15) Course Prerequisite: NURS 311; NURS 315; NURS 316; NURS 317; concurrent enrollment in NURS 324. Application of acute/chronic illness concepts in adults as a basis for critical thinking and decision-making in nursing. S, F grading.

325 (Effective through Spring 2014) Nursing Practice in Acute and Chronic Illness in Adults 5 (0-15) Course Prerequisite: NURS 311; NURS 315; NURS 316; NURS 317; concurrent enrollment in NURS 324. Application of acute/chronic illness concepts in adults as a basis for critical thinking and decision-making in nursing. S, F grading.

328 Introduction to Gerontological Nursing 2 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing. Professional values, communication, and functional assessment in care of elders; core knowledge and role development of the gerontological nurse.

328 (Effective through Spring 2014) Introduction to Gerontological Nursing 2 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing. Professional values, communication, and functional assessment in care of elders; core knowledge and role development of the gerontological nurse.

360 Professional Nursing Concepts and Issues 2 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing. Philosophical, historical, economic, legal/ethical, and professional issues designed for registered nurses to build upon previously acquired professional concepts.

360 (Effective through Spring 2014) Professional Nursing Concepts and Issues 2 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing. Philosophical, historical, economic, legal/ethical, and professional issues designed for registered nurses to build upon previously acquired professional concepts.

365 Nursing Concepts: Assessment and Application of Physiological Concepts to Nursing Practice I 2 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing. Integration of pathophysiological, assessment, pharmacological nursing concepts with diverse client populations; emphasizing neurological, EENT, skin, musculoskeletal, endocrine, and respiratory systems.

365 (Effective through Summer 2014) Nursing Concepts: Assessment and Application of Physiological Concepts to Nursing Practice I 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing. Integration of pathophysiological, assessment, pharmacological nursing concepts with diverse client populations; emphasizing neurological, EENT, skin, musculoskeletal, endocrine, and respiratory systems.

365 (Effective through Spring 2014) Nursing Concepts: Assessment and Application of Physiological Concepts to Nursing Practice I 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing. Integration of pathophysiological, assessment, pharmacological nursing concepts with diverse client populations; emphasizing neurological, EENT, skin, musculoskeletal, endocrine, and respiratory systems.

366 Nursing Concepts: Assessment and Application of Physiological Concepts to Nursing Practice II 2 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing. Integration of pathophysiological, assessment, pharmacological nursing concepts with diverse client populations; emphasizing fluid/electrolytes, oncology, GI/GU; cardiovascular; immune system, renal.

366 (Effective through Fall 2014) Nursing Concepts: Assessment and Application of Physiological Concepts to Nursing Practice II 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing. Integration of pathophysiological, assessment, pharmacological nursing concepts with diverse client populations; emphasizing fluid/electrolytes, oncology, GI/GU; cardiovascular; immune system, renal.

366 (Effective through Spring 2014) Nursing Concepts: Assessment and Application of Physiological Concepts to Nursing Practice II 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing. Integration of pathophysiological, assessment, pharmacological nursing concepts with diverse client populations; emphasizing fluid/electrolytes, oncology, GI/GU; cardiovascular; immune system, renal.

392 Therapeutic Touch: A Nursing Modality of Caring and Healing 3 (2-3) Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing. Explores the broad arena of touch as a means of interpersonal communication and as a mechanism for healing using Krieger-Kunz method.

392 (Effective through Spring 2014) Therapeutic Touch: A Nursing Modality of Caring and Healing 3 (2-3) Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing. Explores the broad arena of touch as a means of interpersonal communication and as a mechanism for healing using Krieger-Kunz method.

398 Special Topics V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours.

398 (Effective through Spring 2014) Special Topics V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours.

399 RN-BSN EXAM 32 S,F Grading. S, F grading.

399 (Effective through Spring 2014) RN-BSN EXAM 32 S,F Grading. S, F grading.

400 Nursing Research, Evidence-Based Practice, and Informatics 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing. Application of informatics skills and research processes to evidence-based clinical practice.

400 (Effective through Summer 2014) Nursing Research and Informatics 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing. Application of informatics skills and research processes to clinical practice; incorporates first level informatics concepts.

400 (Effective through Spring 2014) Nursing Research and Informatics 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing. Application of informatics skills and research processes to clinical practice; incorporates first level informatics concepts.

405 Nursing Leadership 2 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing. Application of group leadership and management theories to professional nursing practice.

405 (Effective through Spring 2014) Nursing Leadership 2 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing. Application of group leadership and management theories to professional nursing practice.

406 Nursing Management 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing. Management, leadership, and group theories are utilized and applied to the management of nursing and health care.

406 (Effective through Spring 2014) Nursing Management 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing. Management, leadership, and group theories are utilized and applied to the management of nursing and health care.

408 Professional Development III: Leadership and Management 3 Course Prerequisite: NURS 309. Continuation of professional development series; focus on impact of leadership, management, and resource allocation on patient outcomes.

408 (Effective through Spring 2014) Professional Development III: Leadership and Management 3 Course Prerequisite: NURS 309. Continuation of professional development series; focus on impact of leadership, management, and resource allocation on patient outcomes.

409 Professional Development IV: Transition to Practice 2 Course Prerequisite: NURS 408; NURS 414; NURS 415; NURS 416; NURS 417. Continuation of professional development series; focus on transition to practice and nursing across health care systems/delivery within global arena.

409 (Effective through Spring 2014) Professional Development IV: Transition to Practice 2 Course Prerequisite: NURS 408; NURS 414; NURS 415; NURS 416; NURS 417. Continuation of professional development series; focus on transition to practice and nursing across health care systems/delivery within global arena.

412 Family and Community as a Context of Care 1 (0-2) Concepts of family-focused nursing assessment, planning, and interventions with emphasis on referral to appropriate community resources.

412 (Effective through Spring 2014) Family and Community as a Context of Care 1 (0-2) Concepts of family-focused nursing assessment, planning, and interventions with emphasis on referral to appropriate community resources.

414 Child and Family Health: Theory 3 Course Prerequisite: NURS 324; NURS 325; concurrent enrollment in NURS 328. Analysis and evaluation of scientific and theory base for nursing care of children and families.

414 (Effective through Spring 2014) Child and Family Health: Theory 3 Course Prerequisite: NURS 324; NURS 325; concurrent enrollment in NURS 328. Analysis and evaluation of scientific and theory base for nursing care of children and families.

415 Children and Families as the Focus of Nursing Care 2 (0-6) Course Prerequisite: NURS 324; NURS 325. Synthesis and application of underlying science and nursing process with the unique population of children and families. S, F grading.

415 (Effective through Spring 2014) Children and Families as the Focus of Nursing Care 2 (0-6) Course Prerequisite: NURS 324; NURS 325. Synthesis and application of underlying science and nursing process with the unique population of children and families. S, F grading.

416 Childbearing Health of the Family 3 Course Prerequisite: NURS 324; NURS 325; concurrent enrollment in NURS 328. Care of childbearing families within the context of community; newborn health, and men's and women's reproductive health addressed.

416 (Effective through Spring 2014) Childbearing Health of the Family 3 Course Prerequisite: NURS 324; NURS 325; concurrent enrollment in NURS 328. Care of childbearing families within the context of community; newborn health, and men's and women's reproductive health addressed.

417 Nursing Care of Childbearing Families 2 (0-6) Course Prerequisite: NURS 324; NURS 325. Nursing care of families during the childbearing continuum and/or acute care settings; combination of clinical and seminar. S, F grading.

417 (Effective through Spring 2014) Nursing Care of Childbearing Families 2 (0-6) Course Prerequisite: NURS 324; NURS 325. Nursing care of families during the childbearing continuum and/or acute care settings; combination of clinical and seminar. S, F grading.

424 Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing Concepts 3 Course Prerequisite: NURS 414; NURS 415; NURS 416; NURS 417. Healthy to psychopathological states studied within a nursing framework; includes history, theories, legal/ethical issues of psychiatric/mental health nursing.

424 (Effective through Spring 2014) Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing Concepts 3 Course Prerequisite: NURS 414; NURS 415; NURS 416; NURS 417. Healthy to psychopathological states studied within a nursing framework; includes history, theories, legal/ethical issues of psychiatric/mental health nursing.

425 Nursing Practice: Psychiatric/Mental Health 2 (0-6) Course Prerequisite: NURS 414; NURS 415; NURS 416; NURS 417; concurrent enrollment in NURS 424. Clinical application of the nursing process with clients experiencing acute and chronic psychiatric/mental health disruptions. S, F grading.

425 (Effective through Spring 2014) Nursing Practice: Psychiatric/Mental Health 2 (0-6) Course Prerequisite: NURS 414; NURS 415; NURS 416; NURS 417; concurrent enrollment in NURS 424. Clinical application of the nursing process with clients experiencing acute and chronic psychiatric/mental health disruptions. S, F grading.

426 Community Health Nursing Theory 2 Course Prerequisite: NURS 414; NURS 415; NURS 416; NURS 417. Synthesis of nursing and public health concepts with emphasis on community as partner and population-focused practice.

426 (Effective through Spring 2014) Community Health Nursing Theory 2 Course Prerequisite: NURS 414; NURS 415; NURS 416; NURS 417. Synthesis of nursing and public health concepts with emphasis on community as partner and population-focused practice.

427 Community Health Nursing Practice 3 (0-9) Course Prerequisite: NURS 414; NURS 415; NURS 416; NURS 417; concurrent enrollment in NURS 426. Promoting the public's health through application of the public health functions; assessment, policy development, and assurance. S, F grading.

427 (Effective through Spring 2014) Community Health Nursing Practice 3 (0-9) Course Prerequisite: NURS 414; NURS 415; NURS 416; NURS 417; concurrent enrollment in NURS 426. Promoting the public's health through application of the public health functions; assessment, policy development, and assurance. S, F grading.

430 Senior Practicum 3 (0-9) Course Prerequisite: NURS 409 or concurrent enrollment; NURS 424 or concurrent enrollment; NURS 425 or concurrent enrollment; NURS 426 or concurrent enrollment; NURS 427 or concurrent enrollment. Clinical and theoretical concepts applied in a concentrated clinical practicum; use of clinical preceptors and student objectives. S, F grading.

430 (Effective through Spring 2014) Senior Practicum 3 (0-9) Course Prerequisite: NURS 409 or concurrent enrollment; NURS 424 or concurrent enrollment; NURS 425 or concurrent enrollment; NURS 426 or concurrent enrollment; NURS 427 or concurrent enrollment. Clinical and theoretical concepts applied in a concentrated clinical practicum; use of clinical preceptors and student objectives. S, F grading.

440 Population Health Theory 3 Synthesizes population-based nursing and public health concepts with a focus on upstream interventions in partnership with the community.

440 (Effective through Summer 2014) Nursing Concepts: Community Health 2 Synthesis of nursing and public health concepts with focus on community as partner, and population-based practice.

440 (Effective through Spring 2014) Nursing Concepts: Community Health 2 Synthesis of nursing and public health concepts with focus on community as partner, and population-based practice.

455 Cultural Safety and Social Justice in Global Society 3 Balance of power in health professional relationships, cultural safety, social justice, and diversity in global society.

455 (Effective through Spring 2014) Cultural Safety and Social Justice in Global Society 3 Balance of power in health professional relationships, cultural safety, social justice, and diversity in global society.

456 Narrative Health Care in Clinical Practice 3 Narrative processes of attention, representation, and affiliation experienced by health professional students in clinical encounters.

456 (Effective through Spring 2014) Narrative Health Care in Clinical Practice 3 Narrative processes of attention, representation, and affiliation experienced by health professional students in clinical encounters.

462 Selected Nursing Concepts: Psychiatric/Mental Health 2 Nursing process with individuals and families experiencing psychiatric/mental health disruptions.

462 (Effective through Spring 2014) Selected Nursing Concepts: Psychiatric/Mental Health 2 Nursing process with individuals and families experiencing psychiatric/mental health disruptions.

465 Nursing Practice: Community and Psychiatric Mental Health 3 (0-9) Course Prerequisite: NURS 462 or concurrent enrollment, or NURS 440 or concurrent enrollment. Application of community health, public health, and psychiatric/mental health nursing concepts to individuals, families, and communities with identified health needs.

465 (Effective through Spring 2014) Nursing Practice: Community and Psychiatric Mental Health 3 (0-9) Course Prerequisite: NURS 462 or concurrent enrollment, or NURS 440 or concurrent enrollment. Application of community health, public health, and psychiatric/mental health nursing concepts to individuals, families, and communities with identified health needs.

476 Health Law: Application to Practice 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Laws, principles and issues related to regulations of health care professionals, practice settings and public and private programs.

476 (Effective through Spring 2014) Health Law: Application to Practice 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Laws, principles and issues related to regulations of health care professionals, practice settings and public and private programs.

477 Health Care Ethics V 2-3 Ethical theories including deontology, teleology, virture ethics and applicability to ethical dilemmas in nursing. Credit not granted for both NURS 477 and NURS 577. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

477 (Effective through Spring 2014) Health Care Ethics V 2-3 Ethical theories including deontology, teleology, virture ethics and applicability to ethical dilemmas in nursing. Credit not granted for both NURS 477 and NURS 577. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

478 Plateau Tribes: Culture and Health 3 (2-3) Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing, Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, or Pharmacy; Junior standing. History, culture, and health care needs of the Plateau Indian tribes; both classroom and practicum experience. Credit not granted for both NURS 478 and NURS 578. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

478 (Effective through Spring 2014) Plateau Tribes: Culture and Health 3 (2-3) Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing, Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, or Pharmacy; Junior standing. History, culture, and health care needs of the Plateau Indian tribes; both classroom and practicum experience. Credit not granted for both NURS 478 and NURS 578. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

479 Advanced Physiology for Clinical Practice 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing. Cellular and system physiology foundational to advanced practice and understanding drug mechanisms of action.

479 (Effective through Spring 2014) Advanced Physiology for Clinical Practice 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing. Cellular and system physiology foundational to advanced practice and understanding drug mechanisms of action.

481 International Health Care 3 Course Prerequisite: NURS 315. Study abroad experience in global health care; assessment and evaluation skills in planning and implementing culturally appropriate health care for individuals and communities.

481 (Effective through Spring 2014) International Health Care 3 Course Prerequisite: NURS 315. Study abroad experience in global health care; assessment and evaluation skills in planning and implementing culturally appropriate health care for individuals and communities.

490 Basic Dysrhythmia Interpretation/Advanced Cardiac Life Support V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Basic interpretation of common ECG rhythms, dysrhythmias, and application of ACLS dysrhythmia management guidelines.

490 (Effective through Spring 2014) Basic Dysrhythmia Interpretation/Advanced Cardiac Life Support V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Basic interpretation of common ECG rhythms, dysrhythmias, and application of ACLS dysrhythmia management guidelines.

491 Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)and Laboratory Value Analysis and Interpretation 3 Course Prerequisite: NURS 311; NURS 324; NURS 325. Analysis/interpretation of common laboratory values; basic interpretation of common ECG rhythms, dysrhythmias, and application of ACLS dysrhythmias management guidelines.

491 (Effective through Spring 2014) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)and Laboratory Value Analysis and Interpretation 3 Course Prerequisite: NURS 311; NURS 324; NURS 325. Analysis/interpretation of common laboratory values; basic interpretation of common ECG rhythms, dysrhythmias, and application of ACLS dysrhythmias management guidelines.

492 Essentials of Disaster Management for Health Professions 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing; junior standing. Implications for disaster management across the health professions; mental health and ethical issues and concerns related to vulnerable populations.

492 (Effective through Spring 2015) Essentials of Disaster Management for Nurses 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing; junior standing. Natural and manmade disasters; nursing implications for disaster management; mental health and ethical issues and concerns related to vulnerable populations.

492 (Effective through Spring 2014) Essentials of Disaster Management for Nurses 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing; junior standing. Natural and manmade disasters; nursing implications for disaster management; mental health and ethical issues and concerns related to vulnerable populations.

495 [CAPS] Nursing Practice: Advanced Clinical Practicum 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing. Application and integration of theoretical content in an area of nursing practice of special interest to the student.

495 (Effective through Spring 2014) [CAPS] Nursing Practice: Advanced Clinical Practicum 3 Course Prerequisite: Certified major in Nursing. Application and integration of theoretical content in an area of nursing practice of special interest to the student.

497 Special Topics in Nursing V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours.

497 (Effective through Spring 2014) Special Topics in Nursing V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours.

498 Special Topics in Nursing V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours.

498 (Effective through Spring 2014) Special Topics in Nursing V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours.

499 Special Problems V 1-4 May be repeated for credit. Independent study conducted under the jurisdiction of an approving faculty member; may include independent research studies in technical or specialized problems; selection and analysis of specified readings; development of a creative project; or field experiences. S, F grading.

499 (Effective through Spring 2014) Special Problems V 1-4 May be repeated for credit. Independent study conducted under the jurisdiction of an approving faculty member; may include independent research studies in technical or specialized problems; selection and analysis of specified readings; development of a creative project; or field experiences. S, F grading.

503 Scientific Inquiry in Nursing 2 Course prerequisite: Graduate standing in Nursing. Scientific inquiry applied to theoretical and philosophical foundations in nursing.

503 (Effective through Spring 2014) Scientific Inquiry in Nursing 2 Course prerequisite: Graduate standing in Nursing. Scientific inquiry applied to theoretical and philosophical foundations in nursing.

504 Evidence-Based Practice 3 Course prerequisite: NURS 503 or concurrent enrollment, or in graduate Nursing Certificate program. Exploration of evidence-based practice through the conduct of scientific inquiry and application of credible evidence.

504 (Effective through Spring 2014) Evidence-Based Practice 3 Course prerequisite: NURS 503 or concurrent enrollment, or in graduate Nursing Certificate program. Exploration of evidence-based practice through the conduct of scientific inquiry and application of credible evidence.

505 (Effective through Fall 2014) Nursing Practice Inquiry V 1 (0-3) to 4 (0-12) Course prerequisite: NURS 539; NURS 565; NURS 576. Analysis and development of a practice inquiry proposal based on a practice concern of interest to the student.

505 (Effective through Spring 2014) Nursing Practice Inquiry V 1 (0-3) to 4 (0-12) Course prerequisite: NURS 539; NURS 565; NURS 576. Analysis and development of a practice inquiry proposal based on a practice concern of interest to the student.

506 (Effective through Fall 2014) Nursing Practice Capstone V 1 (0-3) to 4 (0-12) Course prerequisite: NURS 505; NURS 539; NURS 565; NURS 576. Translational research project including measurement of outcomes, analysis of results and the dissemination of recommendations for practice.

507 Health Care Policy Analysis V 2-3 Analysis of health care system policy; exploration of issues of clinical management and community resource utilization including advocacy techniques.

507 (Effective through Spring 2014) Health Care Policy Analysis V 2-3 Analysis of health care system policy; exploration of issues of clinical management and community resource utilization including advocacy techniques.

511 Advanced Nursing Practice Competencies for Population Health 2 Course Prerequisite: NURS 539. Advanced nursing and interprofessional practice competencies necessary to reduce health disparities and improve health outcomes for individuals, families, communities, populations.

511 (Effective through Summer 2014) Rural and Cultural Competencies for Population Health 2 Course prerequisite: Graduate standing in Nursing. Rural, cultural and research competencies necessary for reducing health disparities to increase access to care for local and global populations.

511 (Effective through Spring 2014) Rural and Cultural Competencies for Population Health 2 Course prerequisite: Graduate standing in Nursing. Rural, cultural and research competencies necessary for reducing health disparities to increase access to care for local and global populations.

512 Practicum in Interprofessional Collaboration 2 Course prerequisite: NURS 511 or concurrent enrollment. Synthesis and application of advanced nursing and interprofessional competencies to improve health outcomes and reduce health disparities.

512 (Effective through Summer 2014) Rural and Cultural Competencies for Population Health Practicum V 1-2 Course prerequisite: NURS 511; graduate standing in Nursing. Rural, cultural and research competencies necessary for reducing health disparities to increase access to care in the practice setting. S, F grading.

512 (Effective through Spring 2014) Rural and Cultural Competencies for Population Health Practicum V 1-2 Course prerequisite: NURS 511; graduate standing in Nursing. Rural, cultural and research competencies necessary for reducing health disparities to increase access to care in the practice setting. S, F grading.

517 Quality Improvement and Program Evaluation 3 Principal dimensions of healthcare quality management including quality measurement and continuous quality improvement.

517 (Effective through Spring 2014) Quality Improvement and Program Evaluation 3 Principal dimensions of healthcare quality management including quality measurement and continuous quality improvement.

518 Translating Evidence into Practice 3 Course prerequisite: Graduate standing in Nursing. Health related evidence and development of skills to apply evidence in advanced practice.

518 (Effective through Spring 2014) Translating Evidence into Practice 3 Course prerequisite: Graduate standing in Nursing. Health related evidence and development of skills to apply evidence in advanced practice.

519 Teaching in the Information Age 3 Course Prerequisite: By instructor permission. Focus on educational paradigms consistent with distance education; development of a variety of multimedia materials for nursing education. Required preparation: Basic computer skills.

519 (Effective through Spring 2014) Teaching in the Information Age 3 Course Prerequisite: By instructor permission. Focus on educational paradigms consistent with distance education; development of a variety of multimedia materials for nursing education. Required preparation: Basic computer skills.

520 Nursing Education in a Multicultural Society V 3 (0-9) to 5 (0-15) Course Prerequisite: By instructor permission. Application of learning theories and strategies useful in teaching diverse populations; taught in a distance degree format.

520 (Effective through Spring 2014) Nursing Education in a Multicultural Society V 3 (0-9) to 5 (0-15) Course Prerequisite: By instructor permission. Application of learning theories and strategies useful in teaching diverse populations; taught in a distance degree format.

521 Teaching, Learning and Evaluation in Nursing V 3-6 Exploration of concepts related to teaching-learning, assessment of diverse learning needs, instructional strategies and design, evaluation of performance outcomes.

521 (Effective through Spring 2014) Teaching, Learning and Evaluation in Nursing V 3-6 Exploration of concepts related to teaching-learning, assessment of diverse learning needs, instructional strategies and design, evaluation of performance outcomes.

523 Educational Issues and Curriculum Analysis V 3-5 Exploration of curriculum history, development, future predictions; program evaluation, instructional resources, leadership, and policy development in academic and service settings.

523 (Effective through Spring 2014) Educational Issues and Curriculum Analysis V 3-5 Exploration of curriculum history, development, future predictions; program evaluation, instructional resources, leadership, and policy development in academic and service settings.

524 Foundations of Methodological Applications for Health Sciences 2 Qualitative and quantitative methods in health care; research, statistics, and interpretation language.

524 (Effective through Spring 2014) Foundations of Methodological Applications for Health Sciences 2 Qualitative and quantitative methods in health care; research, statistics, and interpretation language.

525 Psychopharmacology and Critical Issues in Safe Prescribing 3 Psychopharmacology across the lifespan for clinical practice including pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, principles of prescribing, client education and outcome monitoring.

525 (Effective through Summer 2014) Psychopharmacology 3 Clinical psychopharmacology across the lifespan including pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, principles of prescribing, client education and outcome monitoring.

525 (Effective through Spring 2014) Psychopharmacology 3 Clinical psychopharmacology across the lifespan including pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, principles of prescribing, client education and outcome monitoring.

526 Analytical Foundations for Health Sciences 3 Quantitative methods, research and statistics in current health care literature. Required preparation must include college-level statistics course.

526 (Effective through Spring 2014) Analytical Foundations for Health Sciences 3 Quantitative methods, research and statistics in current health care literature. Required preparation must include college-level statistics course.

527 Association, Group Difference and Regression Techniques for Health Services 3 Course Prerequisite: NURS 526. Application of quantitative techniques to explore relationships and group differences among variables supporting questions in health science research. Required preparation: Graduate-level statistics course.

527 (Effective through Spring 2014) Association, Group Difference and Regression Techniques for Health Services 3 Application of quantitative techniques to explore relationships and group differences among variables supporting questions in health science research. Required preparation: Graduate-level statistics course.

528 Multivariate Statistical Techniques for Health Sciences 3 Course Prerequisite: NURS 527. Application of quantitative techniques to explore multivariate relationships among variables supporting questions in health science research.

528 (Effective through Spring 2014) Multivariate Statistical Techniques for Health Sciences 3 Course Prerequisite: NURS 527. Application of quantitative techniques to explore multivariate relationships among variables supporting questions in health science research.

529 Analytical Seminar for Health Science 3 In-depth research methods used for health science research.

529 (Effective through Spring 2014) Analytical Seminar for Health Science 3 In-depth research methods used for health science research.

531 Culture, Populations, and Family Health Care 3 Diverse health beliefs and practices of clients, families, and members of the interdisciplinary health care team.

531 (Effective through Spring 2014) Culture, Populations, and Family Health Care 3 Diverse health beliefs and practices of clients, families, and members of the interdisciplinary health care team.

532 Resource Stewardship in Health Care 3 Theory, research and practice dimensions of resource stewardship to effectively manage human and material resources in the practice setting.

532 (Effective through Spring 2014) Resource Stewardship in Health Care 3 Theory, research and practice dimensions of resource stewardship to effectively manage human and material resources in the practice setting.

534 Research Seminar: Grant Development 1 Seminar focusing on grant writing and advanced skills for critically reviewing grant applications.

534 (Effective through Spring 2014) Research Seminar: Grant Development 1 Seminar focusing on grant writing and advanced skills for critically reviewing grant applications.

535 Philosophy of Nursing Science 2 Course prerequisite: Graduate standing in Nursing; NURS 534 or concurrent enrollment. Structure and organization of fields of knowledge in science including historical and philosophical tenets of inquiry.

535 (Effective through Spring 2014) Philosophy of Nursing Science 2 Course prerequisite: Graduate standing in Nursing; NURS 534 or concurrent enrollment. Structure and organization of fields of knowledge in science including historical and philosophical tenets of inquiry.

536 Nursing Theory: Foundations for Knowledge Development 2 Course prerequisite: Graduate standing in Nursing. Theory development analysis; theory critique; nursing knowledge examination; impact of theory on nursing science, applied to student's phenomenon of interest.

539 Scientific Foundations of the Advanced Practice Nursing Role 2 Course prerequisite: Graduate standing in Nursing. Analysis of the foundations of the Advanced Practice Nursing role emphasizing the integration of practice inquiry and advanced practice.

539 (Effective through Spring 2014) Scientific Foundations of the Advanced Practice Nursing Role 2 Course prerequisite: Graduate standing in Nursing. Analysis of the foundations of the Advanced Practice Nursing role emphasizing the integration of practice inquiry and advanced practice.

540 Internship: Practicum in Advancing the FNP Primary Care Role V 1-10 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 10 hours. Course Prerequisite: NURS 567; NURS 570. Primary Care Practicum experience requiring the supervised provision of increasingly complex direct patient care.

540 (Effective through Fall 2014) Internship: Practicum in Advancing the FNP Primary Care Role V 1-10 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 10 hours. Primary Care Practicum experience requiring the supervised provision of increasingly complex direct patient care.

540 (Effective through Spring 2014) Internship: Practicum in Advancing the FNP Primary Care Role V 1-10 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 10 hours. Primary Care Practicum experience requiring the supervised provision of increasingly complex direct patient care.

541 Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing: Individuals 4 (3-3) Course prerequisite: Graduate standing in Nursing; NURS 562; NURS 581 or concurrent enrollment. Theories of psychopathology and appropriate nursing interventions with individuals across the age continuum.

541 (Effective through Spring 2014) Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing: Individuals 4 (3-3) Course prerequisite: Graduate standing in Nursing; NURS 562; NURS 581 or concurrent enrollment. Theories of psychopathology and appropriate nursing interventions with individuals across the age continuum.

543 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing 4 (3-3) Course prerequisite: NURS 541; NURS 581. Introduction to theory and practice of group psychotherapy; Milieu and other selected theories studied and applied to nursing practice.

543 (Effective through Spring 2014) Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing 4 (3-3) Course prerequisite: NURS 541; NURS 581. Introduction to theory and practice of group psychotherapy; Milieu and other selected theories studied and applied to nursing practice.

546 Practicum in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing V 4 (1-9) to 5 (1-12) Course prerequisite: Graduate standing in Nursing; NURS 525; NURS 541; NURS 543; NURS 562; NURS 581. Individualized clinical experience/seminar designed to provide advanced competency, accountability, leadership in psychiatric/mental health nursing.

546 (Effective through Spring 2014) Practicum in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing V 4 (1-9) to 5 (1-12) Course prerequisite: Graduate standing in Nursing; NURS 525; NURS 541; NURS 543; NURS 562; NURS 581. Individualized clinical experience/seminar designed to provide advanced competency, accountability, leadership in psychiatric/mental health nursing.

548 Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Internship 4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 8 hours. Course prerequisite: NURS 525; NURS 546. Clinical experience providing advanced psychiatric mental health nursing care to individuals and families across the lifespan.

548 (Effective through Summer 2014) Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Internship V 1-9 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Course prerequisite: Graduate standing in Nursing; NURS 525; NURS 546; by interview only. Application and integration of theory, research findings, and interventions in the primary care of clients with psychiatric disorders.

548 (Effective through Spring 2014) Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Internship V 1-9 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Course prerequisite: Graduate standing in Nursing; NURS 525; NURS 546; by interview only. Application and integration of theory, research findings, and interventions in the primary care of clients with psychiatric disorders.

549 Addiction Perspectives 2 Overview of the theories, physiology, course and epidemiology of addictions; assessment, evaluation, prevention and treatment.

549 (Effective through Spring 2014) Addiction Perspectives 2 Overview of the theories, physiology, course and epidemiology of addictions; assessment, evaluation, prevention and treatment.

550 International, Interdisciplinary, and Transcultural Health Care 3 Diverse health beliefs and practices or clients and members of the interdisciplinary health care team.

551 Risk and Resilience in Child and Adolescent Health 4 Risk and resilience models in the development of strengths-based health interventions for child and adolescent populations.

551 (Effective through Spring 2014) Risk and Resilience in Child and Adolescent Health 4 Risk and resilience models in the development of strengths-based health interventions for child and adolescent populations.

552 Family Nursing in the Community V 2-4 Theoretical approaches to the analysis of normal and at-risk families; application of family assessment and intervention models when planning care.

552 (Effective through Spring 2014) Family Nursing in the Community V 2-4 Theoretical approaches to the analysis of normal and at-risk families; application of family assessment and intervention models when planning care.

553 Practicum in Organizational Systems and Leadership 3 (1-6) Course Prerequisite: NURS 576 or concurrent enrollment. Integration of principal dimensions of healthcare quality improvement and measurement of nurse leaders in a constantly changing health care environment.

553 (Effective through Summer 2014) Seminar in Interprofessional Collaboration 1 Course prerequisite: Graduate standing in Nursing. Leadership and collaboration efforts among professionals with clients and community partners.

553 (Effective through Spring 2014) Seminar in Interprofessional Collaboration 1 Course prerequisite: Graduate standing in Nursing. Leadership and collaboration efforts among professionals with clients and community partners.

554 Epidemiology and Biostatistics for Health Professions 3 Introduction to epidemiology: principles and methods of epidemiologic investigation including analysis of key elements of investigation of high risk populations. Required preparation must include college-level statistics course.

554 (Effective through Spring 2014) Epidemiology and Biostatistics for Health Professions 3 Introduction to epidemiology: principles and methods of epidemiologic investigation including analysis of key elements of investigation of high risk populations. Required preparation must include college-level statistics course.

556 Advanced Population Health V 2-6 Course Prerequisite: Graduate student in Nursing; instructor permission. Culminating analysis, development, and enactment of advanced practice roles in teaching, practice, or administration of community-based/population-focused nursing.

556 (Effective through Spring 2014) Advanced Population Health V 2-6 Course Prerequisite: Graduate student in Nursing; instructor permission. Culminating analysis, development, and enactment of advanced practice roles in teaching, practice, or administration of community-based/population-focused nursing.

557 Concepts of Practice Transformation 3 (2-3) Application of knowledge of current nursing science to the development of a proposal for the final DNP project.

557 (Effective through Summer 2014) Concepts of Practice Transformation 3 (2-3) Application of knowledge of current nursing science to the development of a proposal for the final DNP project.

557 (Effective through Spring 2014) Concepts of Practice Transformation 3 Application of knowledge of current nursing science to the development of a proposal for the final DNP project.

558 Practice Transformation Project I: Program Design and Data Collection 3 (1-6) Course Prerequisite: NURS 557 with a grade B or better. Development of program design plan and collection of data for the DNP Practice Transformation Project.

559 Practice Transformation Project II: Implementation, Evaluation, and Dissemination 3 (1-6) Course Prerequisite: NURS 557 with a grade B or better; NURS 558 with a grade B or better. Implementation and evaluation of the DNP Practice Transformation Project.

561 Advanced Assessment and Diagnosis for the Psychiatric Mental Health Practitioner 3 Course prerequisite: Graduate standing in Nursing. Assessment and diagnosis of psychiatric illnesses across the lifespan; focus on physical and psychiatric history, examinations, and psychometric evaluation.

561 (Effective through Spring 2014) Advanced Assessment and Diagnosis for the Psychiatric Mental Health Practitioner 3 Course prerequisite: Graduate standing in Nursing. Assessment and diagnosis of psychiatric illnesses across the lifespan; focus on physical and psychiatric history, examinations, and psychometric evaluation.

562 Advanced Health Assessment and Differential Diagnoses 3 (2-3) Course prerequisite: Graduate standing in Nursing. Applying health assessment and differential diagnostic skills to individuals, families, and populations in rural, urban, and medically under-served areas.

562 (Effective through Spring 2014) Advanced Health Assessment and Differential Diagnoses 3 (2-3) Course prerequisite: Graduate standing in Nursing. Applying health assessment and differential diagnostic skills to individuals, families, and populations in rural, urban, and medically under-served areas.

563 Advanced Pharmacological Concepts and Practice 3 Pharmacology for clinical practice including decision making, prescribing, drug monitoring, and patient education associated with prescriptive authority.

563 (Effective through Spring 2014) Advanced Pharmacological Concepts and Practice 3 Pharmacology for clinical practice including decision making, prescribing, drug monitoring, and patient education associated with prescriptive authority.

564 Health Promotion in Nursing Practice V 2-3 Interprofessional course analyzing the theoretical bases for developing and evaluating health promotion strategies tailored to variations in health behaviors.

564 (Effective through Spring 2014) Health Promotion in Nursing Practice V 2-3 Interprofessional course analyzing the theoretical bases for developing and evaluating health promotion strategies tailored to variations in health behaviors.

565 Information Management for Clinical Practice 3 Application/evaluation of nursing informatics; information systems to support clinical research, practice, administration, and education. Required preparation must include competency in word processing/spreadsheets.

565 (Effective through Spring 2014) Information Management for Clinical Practice 3 Application/evaluation of nursing informatics; information systems to support clinical research, practice, administration, and education. Required preparation must include competency in word processing/spreadsheets.

566 Community Analysis and and Grant Development 2 Application of core public health functions in community analysis, program development and program evaluation.

566 (Effective through Spring 2014) Community Analysis and and Grant Development 2 Application of core public health functions in community analysis, program development and program evaluation.

567 Primary Care of Families: Adults and Elders 4 (1-9) Course prerequisite: Admission to FNP program; NURS 562; NURS 563; NURS 581. Assessment, differential diagnosis, therapeutic intervention with adults; developmental changes; opportunities to provide diagnostic, maintenance, and follow-up care.

567 (Effective through Spring 2014) Primary Care of Families: Adults and Elders 4 (1-9) Course prerequisite: Admission to FNP program; NURS 562; NURS 563; NURS 581. Assessment, differential diagnosis, therapeutic intervention with adults; developmental changes; opportunities to provide diagnostic, maintenance, and follow-up care.

568 Primary Care of Families: Infants, Children and Adolescents 4 (1-9) Course prerequisite: Admission to FNP program; NURS 562; NURS 563; NURS 581. Assessment, differential diagnosis, and therapeutic intervention with infants, children, and adolescents in rural and urban settings.

568 (Effective through Spring 2014) Primary Care of Families: Infants, Children and Adolescents 4 (1-9) Course prerequisite: Admission to FNP program; NURS 562; NURS 563; NURS 581. Assessment, differential diagnosis, and therapeutic intervention with infants, children, and adolescents in rural and urban settings.

569 Primary Care of Families: Family 4 (1-9) Course prerequisite: Admission to FNP program; NURS 562; NURS 563; NURS 581. Assessment, differential diagnosis, therapeutic intervention with individuals in childbearing, childrearing, and multigenerational families.

569 (Effective through Spring 2014) Primary Care of Families: Family 4 (1-9) Course prerequisite: Admission to FNP program; NURS 562; NURS 563; NURS 581. Assessment, differential diagnosis, therapeutic intervention with individuals in childbearing, childrearing, and multigenerational families.

570 Clinical Decision Making 2 Course Prerequisite NURS 554; concurrent enrollment in NURS 567. Framework for developing differential diagnoses and treatment plans based on systematic collection, organization, analysis and communication of data.

570 (Effective through Summer 2014) Clinical Decision Making 2 Course prerequisite: NURS 581; NURS 562; NURS 563; concurrent with first clinical course (NURS 567, 568, or 569). Provides a framework for systematic collection, organization, interpretation, and communication of data for the development of differential diagnosis.

570 (Effective through Spring 2014) Clinical Decision Making 1 (0-3) Course prerequisite: NURS 581; NURS 562; NURS 563; concurrent with first clinical course (NURS 567, 568, or 569). Provides a framework for systematic collection, organization, interpretation, and communication of data for the development of differential diagnosis.

572 Nursing Science: Research and Theory of Chronic Conditions 2 Course prerequisite: NURS 536. Concepts, theories and research relevant to preventing and managing chronic conditions across the lifespan.

572 (Effective through Spring 2014) Nursing Science: Research and Theory of Chronic Conditions 2 Course prerequisite: NURS 536. Concepts, theories and research relevant to preventing and managing chronic conditions across the lifespan.

573 Rational Prescribing 2 Course Prerequisite: NURS 563; admission to FNP program. Pharmacology for clinical practice including decision-making, prescribing, drug monitoring, and patient education associated with prescriptive authority.

573 (Effective through Spring 2014) Rational Prescribing 2 Course Prerequisite: NURS 563; admission to FNP program. Pharmacology for clinical practice including decision-making, prescribing, drug monitoring, and patient education associated with prescriptive authority.

574 Nursing Sciences: Research and Theory of Acute Conditions 2 Course prerequisite: NURS 536. Research methods, procedures and analysis of acute phenomena in nursing with a focus on vulnerable populations.

574 (Effective through Spring 2014) Nursing Sciences: Research and Theory of Acute Conditions 2 Course prerequisite: NURS 536. Research methods, procedures and analysis of acute phenomena in nursing with a focus on vulnerable populations.

575 Diagnostic Testing and Interpretation 3 (2-3) Course prerequisite: Admission to FNP program. Analysis of diagnostic findings across the age continuum for clinical decision making; selected diagnostic and treatment skills for advanced practice.

575 (Effective through Spring 2014) Diagnostic Testing and Interpretation 3 (2-3) Course prerequisite: Admission to FNP program. Analysis of diagnostic findings across the age continuum for clinical decision making; selected diagnostic and treatment skills for advanced practice.

576 Organizational Systems and Leadership 3 Application and evaluation of health informatics; use for management of data in clinical practice, research, education, and administration.

576 (Effective through Spring 2014) Organizational Systems and Leadership 3 Application and evaluation of health informatics; use for management of data in clinical practice, research, education, and administration.

577 Health Care Ethics V 2-3 Ethical theories including deontology, teleology, virture ethics and applicability to ethical dilemmas in nursing. Credit not granted for both NURS 477 and NURS 577. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

577 (Effective through Spring 2014) Health Care Ethics V 2-3 Ethical theories including deontology, teleology, virture ethics and applicability to ethical dilemmas in nursing. Credit not granted for both NURS 477 and NURS 577. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

578 Plateau Tribes: Culture and Health 3 (2-3) Course Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Nursing, Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, or Pharmacy. History, culture, and health care needs of the Plateau Indian tribes; both classroom and practicum experience. Credit not granted for both NURS 478 and NURS 578. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

578 (Effective through Spring 2014) Plateau Tribes: Culture and Health 3 (2-3) Course Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Nursing, Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, or Pharmacy. History, culture, and health care needs of the Plateau Indian tribes; both classroom and practicum experience. Credit not granted for both NURS 478 and NURS 578. Offered at 400 and 500 level.

580 Practicum in Advanced Nursing Practice V 1 (0-3) to 5 (0-15) Course prerequisite: NURS 539; concurrent enrollment in NURS 576. Integration and synthesis of practice inquiry; leadership and advanced practice to demonstrate competency in an area of advanced practice nursing. S, F grading.

581 Advanced Pathophysiology 3 Etiology, pathogenesis, manifestations, and outcomes of disruption and dysfunction of human physiology.

581 (Effective through Spring 2014) Advanced Pathophysiology 3 Etiology, pathogenesis, manifestations, and outcomes of disruption and dysfunction of human physiology.

584 Theory and Policy Development in Systems of Health Care Delivery 2 Course prerequisite: NURS 536. Health care delivery systems in the US and worldwide addressing barriers to care, social justice, vulnerability and access disparity.

584 (Effective through Spring 2014) Theory and Policy Development in Systems of Health Care Delivery 2 Course prerequisite: NURS 536. Health care delivery systems in the US and worldwide addressing barriers to care, social justice, vulnerability and access disparity.

585 Faculty Role Seminar 1 Course prerequisite: Graduate standing in Nursing. Analysis of current issues related to the faculty role in nursing education.

585 (Effective through Spring 2014) Faculty Role Seminar 1 Course prerequisite: Graduate standing in Nursing. Analysis of current issues related to the faculty role in nursing education.

586 Faculty Role Practicum 2 Course prerequisite: Graduate standing in Nursing. Analysis, development, and enactment of selected aspects of the faculty role.

586 (Effective through Spring 2014) Faculty Role Practicum 2 Course prerequisite: Graduate standing in Nursing. Analysis, development, and enactment of selected aspects of the faculty role.

587 Research Inquiry: Qualitative Methods I 3 Qualitative methodologies, issues and techniques of data collection, analysis and interpretation; issues of ethics and bias.

587 (Effective through Spring 2014) Research Inquiry: Qualitative Methods I 3 Qualitative methodologies, issues and techniques of data collection, analysis and interpretation; issues of ethics and bias.

588 Research Inquiry: Quantitative Methods I 3 Quantitative methodologies, issues and techniques of data collection, analysis and interpretation.

588 (Effective through Spring 2014) Research Inquiry: Quantitative Methods I 3 Quantitative methodologies, issues and techniques of data collection, analysis and interpretation.

589 Psychometrics in Health Care Research 2 Course prerequisite: NURS 526; NURS 527; 588. Application of psychometric theory and techniques for constructing, analyzing and testing instruments to measure nursing and educational interventions and outcomes.

589 (Effective through Spring 2014) Psychometrics in Health Care Research 2 Course prerequisite: NURS 526; NURS 527; 588. Application of psychometric theory and techniques for constructing, analyzing and testing instruments to measure nursing and educational interventions and outcomes.

590 Research Inquiry: Quantitative Methods II 2 Course prerequisite: NURS 588; NURS 589. Advanced theoretical and practical application of selected quantitative and methodological strategies.

590 (Effective through Spring 2014) Research Inquiry: Quantitative Methods II 2 Course prerequisite: NURS 588; NURS 589. Advanced theoretical and practical application of selected quantitative and methodological strategies.

591 Mixed Methods for Program Development, Implementation, and Evaluation 2 Course Prerequisite: NURS 554. A mixed-methods approach to program development, implementation, and outcomes evaluation in healthcare.

591 (Effective through Spring 2014) Mixed Methods for Program Development 2 Program development, implementation, and outcomes evaluation in healthcare will be addressed primarily from a mixed methods and application perspective.

592 Research Inquiry: Qualitative Methods II 2 Course prerequisite: NURS 587. Application of qualitative methodologies, techniques of qualitative data analysis, presentation of qualitative findings, rigor, data management and research dissemination.

592 (Effective through Spring 2014) Research Inquiry: Qualitative Methods II 2 Course prerequisite: NURS 587. Application of qualitative methodologies, techniques of qualitative data analysis, presentation of qualitative findings, rigor, data management and research dissemination.

593 Preliminary Examination Seminar 1 Course prerequisite: PhD in Nursing; completion of 30 core credits; by permission only. Methods to synthesize material from coursework to present and analyze scholarly nursing science knowledge. S, F grading.

593 (Effective through Spring 2014) Preliminary Examination Seminar 1 Course prerequisite: PhD in Nursing; completion of 30 core credits; by permission only. Methods to synthesize material from coursework to present and analyze scholarly nursing science knowledge. S, F grading.

594 Community-Based Care of At-Risk Adults and Marginalized Adult Populations 3 Analysis and evaluation of strategies, interventions and programs to promote health of at-risk adults, older adults and marginalized adult populations.

594 (Effective through Spring 2014) Community-Based Care of At-Risk Adults and Marginalized Adult Populations 3 Analysis and evaluation of strategies, interventions and programs to promote health of at-risk adults, older adults and marginalized adult populations.

595 Internship V 1-10 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 10 hours. Course prerequisite: Admission to FNP program; NURS 562; NURS 563; NURS 581; one of NURS 567, 568, 569, 571, or 572. Application and integration of theoretical content, research findings, and assessment and intervention strategies into primary care practice. S, F grading.

595 (Effective through Spring 2014) Internship V 1-10 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 10 hours. Course prerequisite: Admission to FNP program; NURS 562; NURS 563; NURS 581; one of NURS 567, 568, 569, 571, or 572. Application and integration of theoretical content, research findings, and assessment and intervention strategies into primary care practice. S, F grading.

597 Advanced Topics in Nursing V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Course Prerequisite: Graduate student in Nursing; instructor permission. Specialized topics within the discipline; content will vary each term.

597 (Effective through Spring 2014) Advanced Topics in Nursing V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Course Prerequisite: Graduate student in Nursing; instructor permission. Specialized topics within the discipline; content will vary each term.

598 Advanced Topics in Nursing V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Course Prerequisite: Graduate student in Nursing; instructor permission. Specialized topics within the discipline; content will vary each term.

598 (Effective through Spring 2014) Advanced Topics in Nursing V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Course Prerequisite: Graduate student in Nursing; instructor permission. Specialized topics within the discipline; content will vary each term.

599 Independent Study V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: Graduate student in Nursing; instructor permission. S, F grading.

599 (Effective through Spring 2014) Independent Study V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: Graduate student in Nursing; instructor permission. S, F grading.

700 Master's Research, Thesis, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Course prerequisite: Graduate standing in Nursing. Independent research and advanced study for students working on their master's research, thesis and/or final examination. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 700 credit. S, U grading.

700 (Effective through Spring 2014) Master's Research, Thesis, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Course prerequisite: Graduate standing in Nursing. Independent research and advanced study for students working on their master's research, thesis and/or final examination. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 700 credit. S, U grading.

702 Master's Special Problems, Directed Study, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Course prerequisite: Graduate standing in Nursing. Independent research in special problems, directed study, and/or examination credit for students in a non-thesis master's degree program. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 702 credit. S, U grading.

702 (Effective through Spring 2014) Master's Special Problems, Directed Study, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Course prerequisite: Graduate standing in Nursing. Independent research in special problems, directed study, and/or examination credit for students in a non-thesis master's degree program. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 702 credit. S, U grading.

799 Dissertation Seminar 1 May be repeated for credit. Course prerequisite: Graduate standing in Nursing. Best practices for doctoral research and presentation. S, F grading.

799 (Effective through Spring 2014) Dissertation Seminar 1 May be repeated for credit. Course prerequisite: Graduate standing in Nursing. Best practices for doctoral research and presentation. S, F grading.

800 Doctoral Research, Dissertation, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Course prerequisite: Graduate standing in Nursing. Independent research and advanced study for students working on their doctoral research, dissertation and/or final examination. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 800 credit. S, U grading.

800 (Effective through Spring 2014) Doctoral Research, Dissertation, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Course prerequisite: Graduate standing in Nursing. Independent research and advanced study for students working on their doctoral research, dissertation and/or final examination. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 800 credit. S, U grading.

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