NURS 352 - Nursing Research and Evidenced Based Practice, 4 credit hours
An RN to BSN degree can lead to more job opportunities, higher starting salaries and improved personal satisfaction. With an RN to BSN degree you have increased probability of employment in a Magnet hospital. An MSN may be required for nurses who seek the highest paying jobs in nursing care such as Family Nurse Practitioner or Nurse Educator.
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NURS 354 - Altered Health States, 4 credit hours
NURS 352 - Nursing Research and Evidenced Based Practice, 4 hours
Research methods are studied and published research findings are critiqued for use in nursing practice. Students will devise a research proposal that is appropriate to their Evidence Based Practice Project.
NURS 420 - Leadership and Management for the Registered Nurse, 6 credit hours
NURS 354 - Altered Health States, 4 hours
A conceptual approach and analysis of pathophysiological phenomena and human responses to altered health states in the adult and elderly client.
NURS 421 - Dimensions of Professional Nursing for the Registered Nurse, 4 credit hours
NURS 420 - Leadership and Management for the Registered Nurse, 6 hours
This online course is the RN-BSN capstone course that is designed for the RN-BSN student who is licensed as a registered nurse and is currently practicing nursing or has practice experience as a registered nurse. This course examines and provides a broad overview of managerial/leadership concepts, issues, roles, and functions as applied to the role of the practicing/experiencing registered nurse. The course also includes a synthesis of knowledge, theories, and clinical experiences from course work throughout the nursing major and prior clinical practice. Students develop learning contracts incorporating the roles of provider of care, designer./manager/coordinator of care, and member of the profession through a directed practice, the students will demonstrate achievement of selected AACN essentials. $10 fee.
NURS 430 - Pharmacology for the Registered Nurse, 4 credit hours
NURS 421 - Dimensions of Professional Nursing for the Registered Nurse, 4 hours
A synthesis of current and emerging trends in professional nursing practice, education, and research with attention given to legal, ethical, and legislative issues. The implications for a professional will be explored. Also included is an introduction of online learning for nursing and C-N liberal arts. $90 fee.
NURS 451 - Community/Public Health Nursing, 5 credit hours (3 lecture, 6 clinical)
NURS 430 - Pharmacology for the Registered Nurse, 4 hours
This online course is designed for the RN-BSN student who is licensed as a registered nurse and is currently practicing nursing or has practice experience as a registered nurse. This course provides a broad overview of the principles of pharmacology and medications used in the treatment of illness across the lifespan with a focus in adult and elderly clients. Current issues in the practice of nursing related to pharmacology will be included such as complimentary/alternative therapies, pharmacogenomics, error reduction, and emerging infections.
NURS 451 - Community/Public Health Nursing, 5 hours (3 lecture, 6 clinical)
Application of nursing’s metaparadigm with a variety of populations, individuals, families, groups and communities. Development of nursing strategies to assist multi-cultural clients throughout the lifespan. The clinical focus is the role of the community health nurse. $10 fee.
NURS 417. Multicultural Practicum. 1-3 hours, Offered as needed
Supervised practicum (at least 30 hours) within a cultural setting that is different from the student’s dominant/birth culture. Repeatable to a maximum of 4 hours.