Nursing (NSG)

NSG 207  Nursing Pathophysiology  3(3-0)  

Introduces basic disease processes of individual body systems. Incorporates nursing assessment/diagnosis with associated intersystem diseases utilzing evidence-based practice and patient-centered, safe care. Prerequisite: BIOL 223 and 223L and BIOL 224 and 224L. (F, S)

NSG 230  (WS 230)   Women, Health and Society  3(3-0)  

Introduction to women's health issues and a basic understanding of how women's health has been influenced historically, culturally and by socio-economic factors. (F, S)

NSG 231  Concepts for Professional Nursing  2(2-0)  

Introduces nursing history, theory, and key concepts related to healthcare and professional integrity and leadership. (S, SS)

NSG 232  Fundamentals of Nursing Care  3(3-0)  

Utilizes the nursing process to provide safe, patient-centered care. Emphasizes teamwork, collaboration, evidence-based practice, and quality improvement. (S, SS)

NSG 232L  Fundamentals of Nursing Care Lab  3.5(0-7)  

Application of NSG 232. Assists students to develop fundamental competencies to provide safe, evidenced-based, patient-centered care. (S, SS)

NSG 232S  Fundamentals of Nursing Care Sim  0.5(0-1)  

Application of NSG 232/232L. Assist students to develop fundamentals competencies to provide safe, evidenced-based patient-centered care in a simulated environment Prerequisite: Follow nursing program catalog sequence. Corequisite: NSG 232, NSG 232L (S, SS)

NSG 291  Special Topics  (1-4 V)  

Topics and/or nursing skills for enrichment of required nursing courses, and which serve the interest of student, will be considered. (*) Repeatable (99).

NSG 295  Independent Study  (1-6 V)  

Independent Study. (*) Repeatable (99).

NSG 302  Health Promotion and Assessment  2(2-0)  

Utilizes evidence-based practice to assess, analyze and promote health in diverse populations across the lifespan. (S, SS)

NSG 302L  Health Promotion and Assessment Lab  1(0-2)  

Fosters evidence-based practice and clinical judgment to develop comprehensive assessment skills across the lifespan. (S, SS)

NSG 305  Ethical Issues in Health Care  3(3-0)  

Introduces evidence-based theories which influence ethical issues in health care. (*)

NSG 308  Pharmacology in Nursing Practice  3(3-0)  

Applies pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacotherapeutics to patient-centered care. Focuses on safety, legal implications and evidence-based practice. (F, SS)

NSG 309  Professional Nursing Practice  4(4-0)  

Introduces registered nurses to mission and philosophy of the nursing program, professional nursing practice and personal growth. Utilizes concepts of evidence-based, patient-centered care. (*)

NSG 311  Integration of QSEN for Nurses  3(3-0)  

Apply QSEN skills, attitudes, knowledge to improve health care delivery. Identify concepts of quality improvement based on evidence. Survey teamwork/communication /collaboration and transitions of care. (*)

NSG 312  Caring for Childbearing Family  3(3-0)  

Introduces safe, patient-centered care of the neonate and procreative family during the peri-natal period. Includes health promotion, high risk management, safety and human sexuality. (F, S)

NSG 312L  Caring for Childbearing Family Lab  2.5(0-5)  

Application of NSG 312. Provides evidence-based, patient-centered care to the neonate and family throughout the peri-natal period. (F, S)

NSG 312S  NSG Care Childbearing Family Sim  0.5(0-1)  

Application of NSG 312/312L. Provides evidence-based, patient-centered care to neonates and childbearing families based upon best practices, in a simulated environment Prerequisite: Follow nursing program catalog sequence. Corequisite: NSG 232, NSG 232L. (F, S)

NSG 322  Caring for Adults I  4(4-0)  

Integrates assessment, pharmacology and pathophysiologic concepts utilizing evidence-based practice to provide safe, patient-centered care to adults with acute and chronic health concerns. (F, S)

NSG 322L  Caring for Adults I Lab  3.5(0-7)  

Application of NSG 322. Provides evidence-based, patient-centered care to adults and families based upon best practices. (F, S)

NSG 322S  Caring for Adults I Simulation  0.5(0-1)  

Application of NSG 322/322L. Provides evidence-based, patient-centered care to adults and families based upon best practices, in a simulated environment. Prerequisite: Follow Nursing program catalog sequence. Corequisite: NSG 322, NSG 322L. (F, S)

NSG 331  Healthy Aging  2(2-0)  

Utilizes evidence-based practice theories to promote healthy aging and patient-centered care of older adults. (S, SS)

NSG 332  Caring for Children/Families  3(3-0)  

Introduces patient-centered care of children, adolescents and their families. Emphasizes evidence-based practice related to health promotion, safety and disease management. (F, S)

NSG 332L  Caring for Children/Families Lab  2.5(0-5)  

Application of NSG 332. Provides evidence-based, patient-centered care of children, adolescents, and families. (F, S)

NSG 332S  Caring for Children/Families Sim  0.5(0-1)  

Application of NSG 332/332L. Provides evidence-based, patient-centered care to children, adolescents and their families based upon best practices, in a simulated environment. Prerequisite: Follow nursing program catalog sequence. Corequisite: NSG 332, NSG 332L. (F, S)

NSG 351  Evidence Based Nursing Practice  3(3-0)  

Critically analyzes and applies nursing research to practice. Uses evidence-based practice to promote continuous quality improvement and patient-centered care. Prerequisite: MATH 156. (S)

NSG 371  Healthcare Informatics  2(2-0)  

Introduces theory, infrastructure and ethical application of health informatics for the delivery of safe, effective, efficient, and quality patient-centered care. (S)

NSG 372  Clinical Practicum I  3(0-9)  

Provides an opportunity for a concentrated clinical practicum with instructor approval. Prerequisite: NSG 308 and NSG 312 and NSG 322 and NSG 331 and NSG 332 and NSG 351 and NSG 371 and NSG 382. (A grade of B or better is required for prerequisite courses.) (SS) Repeatable (6).

NSG 382  Dynamics of Behavioral Health  3(3-0)  

Introduces evidence-based concepts focusing on mental health promotion and disease specific patient-centered care. (F, S)

NSG 382L  Dynamics of Behavioral Health Lab  2.5(0-5)  

Application of NSG 382. Provides evidence-based, patient-centered care in behavioral health settings. (F, S)

NSG 382S  Dynamics of Behavioral Health Sim  0.5(0-1)  

Application of NSG 382/382L. Provides evidence-based, patient-centered behavioral health care based upon best practices, in a simulated environment. Prerequisite: Follow nursing program catalog sequence. Corequisite: NSG 382, NSG 382L. (F, S)

NSG 391  Special Topics  (1-5 V)  

Special Topics. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. (*) Repeatable (99).

NSG 408  Synthesis of Pharmacologic Concepts  2(2-0)  

Synthesizes pharmacological concepts and prototype agents with focus on the physiological action, effect and utilization of selected drug groups in evidence-based practice. Pre or corequisite: NSG 420. (A grade of B or better is required for prerequisite courses.) Corequisite: Pre or corequisite: NSG 420. (A grade of B or better is required for prerequisite courses.) (S)

NSG 420  Caring For Adults II  4(4-0)  

Integrates assessment, pharmacology and pathophysiology concepts using evidence-based practice to provide patient-centered care to adults with complex health concerns. (F, S)

NSG 420L  Caring for Adults II Lab  3(0-6)  

Application of NSG 420. Provides patient centered care to adults and families utilizing evidence-based practice. Emphasizes teamwork and collaboration for multiple patients. (F, S)

NSG 420S  Caring for Adults II Simulation  1(0-2)  

Application of NSG 420. Provides simulated patient centered care to adults and families utilizing evidence based practice. Emphasizes teamwork and collaboration for the care of multiple simulated patients. Prerequisite: Follow catalog nursing program sequence. Corequisite: NSG 420, NSG 420L. (F, S)

NSG 431  Gerontological Nursing  3(3-0)  

Synthesize evidence-based practice theories and integrates concepts of healthy aging to promote patient-centered care of older adults by allied health professionals. (*)

NSG 442  Global Public Health  3(3-0)  

Synthesizes theory, research, epidemiological public health principles into planning interventions to meet the multidimensional health needs of a diverse, global society. Prerequisite: NSG 351. Corequisite: NSG 442L. (F, SS)

NSG 442L  Global Public Health Lab  2.5(0-5)  

Application of NSG 442. Provides population-focused care in community health settings. (F, SS)

NSG 442S  Global Public Health Simulation  0.5(0-1)  

Application of NSG 420. Provides simulated patient centered care to adults and families utilizing evidence based practice. Emphasizes teamwork and collaboration for the care of multiple simulated patients. Prerequisite: Follow nursing program catalog sequence. Corequisite: NSG 442, NSG 442L. (F, SS)

NSG 451  Nursing Leadership and Issues  3(3-0)  

Analyzes management and leadership theories. Explores issues related to quality improvement, evidence-based practice, professional integrity/leadership and teamwork/collaboration. (F, S, SS)

NSG 452  Synthesis of Nursing Practice  4(4-0)  

Prepares for transition into professional nursing practice. Integrates patient-centered care concepts for a variety of health needs across the lifespan. (S, SS)

NSG 452L  Synthesis of Nursing Practice Lab  4(0-8)  

Application of NSG 452. Manages multiple, complex patients in a variety of health care settings utilizing evidence-based practice. Emphasizes integrity, leadership, team work and collaboration. (S, SS)

NSG 452S  Synthesis of Nursing Practice Sim  1(0-2)  

Application of NSG. 452. Manages multiple, complex simulated patients in the simulation laboratory utilizing evidence-based practice. Emphasizes integrity, leadership, team work and collaboration. Prerequisite: Follow nursing program catalog sequence. Corequisite: NSG 452, NSG 452L. (S, SS)

NSG 453  Synthesis for RN's  4(4-0)  

Transitions RN's into professional nursing practice. Integrates QSEN concepts for a variety of health needs across the lifespan Prerequisite: NSG 309, NSG 311, NSG 351, NSG 371, NSG 442, NSG 451, RN status. Corequisite: NSG 453L. (F, S, SS)

NSG 453L  Synthesis for RN's Lab  5(0-10)  

Applies principles from NSG 453. Emphasizes advocacy, integrity, leadership, and patient centered care in a variety of health care and community settings. Prerequisite: RN Status. Corequisite: NSG 453. (F, S, SS)

NSG 472  Clinical Practicum II  3(0-9)  

Provides an opportunity for a concentrated clinical specialty practicum with instructor approval. (S) Repeatable (6).

NSG 491  Special Topics  (1-6 V)  

Special Topics. (*) Repeatable (99).

NSG 492  Research  2(2-0)  

Faculty-directed research project for undergraduate student. Prerequisite: NSG 351 with a grade of B or better. (*)

NSG 495  Independent Study  (1-6 V)  

Independent Study. (*) Repeatable (99).

NSG 504  NSG Writing & Presentation Skills  1(1-0)  

Prepare students for the rigors of academic writing at the graduate and professional levels. (F)

NSG 505  Biostatistics & Research  3(3-0)  

Analyze nursing and healthcare research using the most common inferential statistical methodologies to identify accurate data results and evidence gaps. (F)

NSG 506  Roles and Issues  2(2-0)  

Explores advanced practice nursing roles and competencies emphasizing clinical quality, safety and ethical issues. (F)

NSG 507  Advanced Practice Roles  2(2-0)  

Introduces the core concepts of the advanced nursing practice role. (F)

NSG 508  Advanced Practice Theory  3(3-0)  

Examines the theoretical basis of nursing which guides evidence-based advanced nursing practice, research, education, and administration. (F)

NSG 512  Research & Evidenced Based Practice  3(3-0)  

Expand knowledge to determine the best evidence and quality improvement methods to reduce risk and improve patient outcomes in the advanced nursing practice role. (S)

NSG 548  Healthcare: Ethics, Law & Policy  3(3-0)  

Evaluate ethical, legal and political concepts in healthcare delivery systems. (S)

NSG 550  Health Policy & Finance  3(3-0)  

Analyze and utilize the historical, political, economic, and financial concepts in the development in one's practice and the advanced nursing practice role. (S)

NSG 551  Health Promotion  2(2-0)  

Analyzes concepts of health promotion related to delivery of evidence-based patient-centered care in advanced nursing practice. (S, SS)

NSG 552  Advanced Pathophysiology  3(3-0)  

Examines alterations in human psysiologic function in diverse populations across the lifespan using evidence-based practice principles. Corequisite: NSG 561. (F, SS)

NSG 561  Advanced Pharmacology  3(3-0)  

Applies pharmacological consepts in the management of patients across the lifespan within the scope of evidence-based advanced nursing practice. Corequisite: NSG 552. (F, SS)

NSG 562  Advanced Assessment  2(2-0)  

Enhances assessment skills across the lifespan within the scope of evidence-based advanced nursing practice. Corequisite: NSG 562L. (S)

NSG 562L  Advanced Assessment Lab  1(0-2)  

Demonstrates assessment skills across the lifespan within the scope of evidence-based advanced nursing practice. Corequisite: NSG 562. (S)

NSG 570  Advanced Evidenced Based Practice  3(3-0)  

Utilizes analytical methods and disciplined inquiry to expand knowledge for implementation of a safe and quality evidence-based advanced nursing practice. (S)

NSG 571  Healthcare Informatics  2(2-0)  

Analyzes theory, infrastructure and ethical application of health informatics for the delivery of quality advanced nursing practice. (F, SS)

NSG 575  Curriculum Development  3(3-0)  

Focuses on roles, theories and processes of nursing curriculum development from an evidence-based practice foundation. (F)

NSG 576  Instructional Strategies  3(3-0)  

Explores evidence-based practice learning theories and instructional strategies for teaching nursing in a variety of settings. (S)

NSG 577  Assessment & Evaluation  3(3-0)  

Focuses on understanding and applying formal and informal assessment and evaluation strategies utilizing informatics in order to implement data-driven instruction. (SS)

NSG 583  Nurse Educator Seminar  1(1-0)  

Synthesizes nurse educator theory and competencies into evidence-based teaching practices. Prerequisite: NSG 309, NSG 311, NSG 371, NSG 512, NSG 575, NSG 576, or approval of instructor. Corequisite: NSG 583L. (SS)

NSG 583L  Nurse Educator Practicum  3(0-9)  

Applies nurse educator theory and competencies in a variety of educational settings. Prerequisite: NSG 309, NSG 311, NSG 371, NSG 512, NSG 575, NSG 576, NSG 577 or approval of instructor. Corequisite: NSG 583. (SS)

NSG 587  Synthesis Experience  9(3-24)  

Synthesizes theory into practice based on specialty competencies and advanced practice clinical requirements. This course may need to be repeated based on specialization. (F, S, SS)

NSG 590  Special Projects  (1-3 V)  

Individual project selected, outlined and pursued by student. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and advisor approval. (*) Repeatable (99).

NSG 591  Special Topics  (1-6 V)  

Special Topics. (*) Repeatable (6).

NSG 593  Thesis Seminar  3(3-0)  

Creates an advanced nursing practice research proposal as the first step in thesis development. (*)

NSG 595  Independent Study  (1-6 V)  

Independent Study. (*) Repeatable (99).

NSG 599  Thesis Research  (1-6 V)  

Preparation of thesis to meet degree requirements. Must be enrolled each semester in at least one credit hour if thesis is still in process. Prerequisite: NSG 593 and approval by thesis advisor. (*) Repeatable (99).

NSG 610  Diagnostic Reasoning  2(2-0)  

Focuses on diagnostic reasoning and problem solving for the advanced practice nurse. (S, SS)

NSG 612L  MS Acute Care Skills Lab  2(0-4)  

Applies advanced practice nursing skills for the FNP and ACNP. (F)

NSG 613L  Acute Care Skills Lab I  2(0-4)  

Explore and practice simulated advanced practice nursing procedure skills for the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care and Family Nurse Practitioner. (S)

NSG 614L  Acute Care Skills Lab II  1(0-2)  

Demonstrate safe simulated advanced practice nursing procedure skills for the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care and Family Nurse Practitioner. Prerequisite: NSG 613L. (SS)

NSG 620  MS Adult/Gerontology Acute Care I  2(2-0)  

Examines the advanced practice nurse's role in patient-centered care of adult and geriatric populations with chronic health needs. Corequisite: NSG 620L. (F)

NSG 620L  MS AGACNP Practicum I  4(0-12)  

Explores the advanced practice nurse's role in patient-centered care of adult and geriatric populations. Corequisite: NSG 620. (F)

NSG 621  MS Adult/ Gerontology Acute Care II  4(4-0)  

Examines the advanced practice nurse's role in patient-centered care of adult and geriatric population with acute health needs. Corequisite: NSG 621L. (S)

NSG 621L  MS AGACNP Practicum II  4(0-12)  

Applies the advanced practice nurse's role in patient-centered care of adult and geriatric populations. Corequisite: NSG 621. (S)

NSG 622  MS Adult/ Gero Acute Care III  4(4-0)  

Examines the advanced practice nurse's role in patient-centered care of adult and geriatric populations with emergent health needs. Corequisite: NSG 622L. (SS)

NSG 622L  MS AGACNP Practicum III  4(0-12)  

Synthesizes the advanced practice nurse's role in patient-centered care of adult and geriatric populations. Corequisite: NSG 622. (SS)

NSG 631  MS Family I  2(2-0)  

Introduces primary care health management for the family across the lifespan. Prerequisite: NSG 610. Corequisite: NSG 620 & NSG 638L. (F)

NSG 632  MS Family II  2(2-0)  

Explores primary care management for families across the lifespan with acute health needs. Prerequisite: NSG 631 Corequisite: NSG 621 & NSG 638L. (S)

NSG 633  MS Family III  2(2-0)  

Explores primary care management for families across the lifespan with chronic health needs. Prerequisite: NSG 632 Corequisite: NSG 622 & NSG 638L. (SS)

NSG 636L  FNP Practicum  (1-13 V)  

Engages students in primary care management for the family across the lifespan. Corequisite: NSG 661 or 662 or 663 or 664 or 665 or completion of all 5. (F, S, SS) Repeatable (13).

NSG 638L  MS Family Practicum  (1-11 V)  

Engages students in primary care management for the family across the lifespan. Corequisite: NSG 631 or 632 or 633 or completion of all 3. (F, S, SS) Repeatable (11).

NSG 641  Adult/ Gerontology Acute Care I  3(3-0)  

Examines the advanced practice nurse’s role in patient-centered care of adult and geriatric populations with chronic health needs. Prerequisite: NSG 610. Corequisite: NSG 641L. (SS)

NSG 641L  AGACNP Practicum I  1(0-3)  

Explores the advanced practice nurse’s role in patient-centered care of adult and geriatric populations. Corequisite: NSG 641. (SS)

NSG 642  Adult/ Gerontology Acute Care II  2(2-0)  

Examines the advanced practice nurse’s role in patient-centered care of adult and geriatric population with decompensating chronic health needs. Prerequisite: NSG 641. Corequisite: NSG 642L. (F)

NSG 642L  AGACNP Practicum II  3(0-9)  

Recognizes the advanced practice nurse’s role in patient-centered care of adult and geriatric populations. Corequisite: NSG 642. (F)

NSG 643  Adult/Gerontology Acute Care III  2(2-0)  

Examines the advanced practice nurse’s role in patient-centered care of adult and geriatric populations with chronic conditions focusing on health maintenance to prevent urgent events. Prerequisite: NSG 642. Corequisite: NSG 643L. (S)

NSG 643L  AGACNP Practicum III  2(0-6)  

Applies the advanced practice nurse’s role in patient-centered care of adult and geriatric populations. Corequisite: NSG 643. (S)

NSG 644  Adult/Gerontology Acute Care IV  2(2-0)  

Examines the advanced practice nurse’s role in patient-centered care of adult and geriatric populations with a focus on chronic urgent/emergent health needs. Prerequisite: NSG 643. Corequisite: NSG 644L. (SS)

NSG 644L  AGACNP Practicum IV  2(0-6)  

Analyzes the advanced practice nurse’s role in patient-centered care of adult and geriatric populations. Corequisite: NSG 644. (SS)

NSG 645  Adult/Gerontology Acute Care V  1(1-0)  

Examines the advanced practice nurse’s role in patient-centered care of adult and geriatric populations with emergent health needs. Prerequisite: NSG 644. Corequisite: NSG 645L. (F)

NSG 645L  AGACNP Practicum V  2(0-6)  

Synthesizes the advanced practice nurse’s role in patient-centered care of adult and geriatric populations. Corequisite: NSG 645. (F)

NSG 646L  AGACNP Practicum MS  (1-3 V)  

Synthesizes the advanced practice nurse’s role in patient-centered care of adult and geriatric populations. Prerequisite: NSG 642L. Corequisite: NSG 643 & NSG 643L or NSG 644 & NSG 644L or NSG 645 & NSG 645L. (F, S, SS) Repeatable (3).

NSG 651  Psych Mental Health I  2(2-0)  

Applies theory and evidenced-based practice to the care of the psychiatric-mental health patient across the lifespan. Prerequisite: NSG 678 Corequisite: NSG 651L. (F)

NSG 651L  PMH Practicum I  2(0-6)  

Explores the advanced practice nurse’s role while providing evidenced-based patient-centered care of psychiatric-mental health patients across the lifespan. Corequisite: NSG 651. (F)

NSG 652  Psych Mental Health II  2(2-0)  

Analyzes the health care management of the psychiatric-mental health patient disorders across the lifespan utilizing evidence-based guidelines. Prerequisite: NSG 651 Corequisite: NSG 652L. (S)

NSG 652L  PMH Practicum II  2(0-6)  

Applies the advanced practice nurse’s role while providing evidenced based patient-centered care for psychiatric-mental health patients across the lifespan. Prerequisite: NA. Corequisite: NSG 652. (S)

NSG 653  Psych Mental Health III  3(3-0)  

Analyzes complex health care management of the psychiatric-mental health patient disorders across the lifespan utilizing evidence-based guidelines. Prerequisite: NSG 652 Corequisite: NSG 653L. (SS)

NSG 653L  PMH Practicum III  3(0-9)  

Implements the advanced practice nurse’s role while providing evidenced based patient-centered care for psychiatric-mental health patients across the lifespan. Corequisite: NSG 653. (SS)

NSG 654  Psych Mental Health IV  3(3-0)  

Synthesizes complex health care management of the psychiatric-mental health patient across the lifespan utilizing evidence-based guidelines. Prerequisite: NSG 653. Corequisite: NSG 654L. (F)

NSG 654L  PMH Practicum IV  3(0-9)  

Synthesizes the advanced practice nurse’s role while providing evidence-based patient-centered care for psychiatric-mental health patients across the lifespan. Prerequisite: NSG 653. Corequisite: NSG 654. (F)

NSG 655L  PMH Practicum MS  (1-3 V)  

Synthesizes the advanced practice nurse’s role while providing patient-centered care of psychiatric-mental health patients across the lifespan. Prerequisite: NSG 651L and NSG 651L. Corequisite: NSG 652 & NSG 652L (spring) or NSG 653 & NSG 653L (summer) or NSG 654 & NSG 654L (fall). (F, S, SS) Repeatable (3).

NSG 661  Family I  2(2-0)  

Introduces primary care health promotion and disease prevention management for the family across the lifespan. Prerequisite: NSG 610. Corequisite: NSG 641 & NSG 636L. (SS)

NSG 662  Family II  2(2-0)  

Explores primary care management for families across the lifespan with common urgent and acute health needs. Prerequisite: NSG 661 Corequisite: NSG 642 & NSG 636L. (F)

NSG 663  Family III  2(2-0)  

Explores primary care management for families across the lifespan for common post traumatic and chronic health needs. Prerequisite: NSG 662. Corequisite: NSG 643 & NSG 638L. (S)

NSG 664  Family IV  1(1-0)  

Explores primary care management for families across the lifespan with complex acute exacerbation of chronic health needs. Prerequisite: NSG 633. Corequisite: NSG 644 & NSG 636L. (SS)

NSG 665  Family V  1(1-0)  

Synthesize primary care management for families across the lifespan with urgent and emergent rural health needs. Prerequisite: NSG 664. Corequisite: NSG 645 & NSG 636L. (F)

NSG 676  Theoretical Mental Health Models  2(2-0)  

Explores theories and conceptual models which frame psychiatric-mental health interventions. (F, S)

NSG 677  Psychopharmacology  2(2-0)  

Applies psychopharmacological concepts in the management of psychiatric-mental health patients across the lifespan. (F, S)

NSG 678  Psychiatric Assessment & Evaluation  2(2-0)  

Analyzes techniques of assessment and evaluation utilizing standard diagnostic criteria. (SS)

NSG 679  Psychiatric Differential Diagnosis  2(2-0)  

Focuses on diagnostic reasoning and problem solving for the psychiatric-mental health advanced practice nurse. (SS)

NSG 681  MS Psych Mental Health I  2(2-0)  

Applies theory and evidenced-based practice to the care of the psychiatric-mental health patient across the lifespan. Prerequisite: NSG 678 Corequisite: NSG 681L. (F)

NSG 681L  MS PMH Practicum I  4(0-12)  

Explores the advanced practice nurse’s role in patient-centered care of psychiatric-mental health patients across the lifespan. Corequisite: NSG 681. (F)

NSG 682  MS Psych Mental Health II  4(4-0)  

Analyzes the health care management of the psychiatric-mental health patient across the lifespan utilizing evidence-based guidelines. Prerequisite: NSG 681 Corequisite: NSG 682L. (S)

NSG 682L  MS PMH Practicum II  4(0-12)  

Applies the advanced practice nurse’s role to patient-centered care of psychiatric-mental health patients across the lifespan. Prerequisite: NSG 681 Corequisite: NSG 682. (S)

NSG 683  MS Psych Mental Health III  4(4-0)  

Analyzes complex health care management of the psychiatric-mental health patient across the lifespan utilizing evidence-based guidelines. Prerequisite: NSG 682 Corequisite: NSG 683L. (SS)

NSG 683L  MS PMH Practicum III  4(0-12)  

Synthesizes the advanced practice nurse’s role while providing patient-centered care for psychiatric-mental health patients across the lifespan. Prerequisite: NSG 682. Corequisite: NSG 683. (SS)

NSG 712  Research & Evidence Based Practice  3(3-0)  

Expand knowledge to determine the best evidence and quality improvement methods to reduce risk and improve patient outcomes in the advanced nursing practice role. Prerequisite: NSG 505. (S)

NSG 714  Epidemiology  3(3-0)  

Examine theoretical and philosophic foundations for illness patterns, injury, and high-risk behaviors in individuals, aggregates, and populations using evidence-based nursing practice to influence health outcomes. Prerequisite: NSG 505. (SS)

NSG 716  Health Care Business & Finance  4(3-3)  

Introduces the dynamics of financial theory and strategic management for establishing an advanced nursing practice (DNP 45 hours clinical required). (F)

NSG 718  Organizational & Systems Leadership  4(3-3)  

Integrates organizational and systems leadership knowledge and skills to influence communication, productivity, health outcomes and practice excellence (DNP 45 hours clinical required). (S)

NSG 748  Healthcare: Ethics, Law & Policy  4(3-3)  

Evaluate ethical, legal and political concepts in healthcare delivery systems (DNP 45 hours clinical required). (S)

NSG 801  Doctor of Nursing Practice Seminar  1(1-0)  

Formulate a framework for a Doctoral Inquiry project proposal. Prerequisite: NSG 505 and 712 and 716 and 718 and 748 or approval of instructor. (F, SS)

NSG 802  DNP Project Practicum I  3(2-3)  

Develop and defend scholarly DNP project proposal DNP clinical hours required. Prerequisite: NSG 801. (F)

NSG 803  DNP Project Practicum II  3(1-6)  

Develops the role of the DNP during clinical immersion while initiating a DNP project implementation in a designated multidisciplinary emphasis area. DNP clinical hours required. Prerequisite: NSG 802. (S)

NSG 804  DNP Project Practicum III  2(1-3)  

Analyze DNP project findings to prepare project defense and maintain clinical immersion. DNP clinical hours required. Prerequisite: NSG 803. (SS)

NSG 805  DNP Project Practicum IV  3(1-6)  

Defend DNP project and disseminates findings. DNP clinical hours required. Prerequisite: NSG 804. (F)

NSG 806L  Final DNP Practicum AGACNP  6(0-18)  

Integrate the DNP essentials into the advanced practice nursing role during an adult-gerontology acute care setting. Prerequisite: NSG 805. (F)

NSG 807L  Final DNP Practicum AGACNP/FNP  10(0-30)  

Integrate the DNP essentials into the advanced practice nursing role during an adult-gerontology acute care and family setting. Prerequisite: NSG 805. (S)

NSG 808L  Final DNP Practicum PMHNP  6(0-18)  

Integrate the DNP essentials into the advanced practice nursing role during a Psychiatric Mental Health clinical setting. Prerequisite: NSG 805. (S)

NSG 809L  MS NSG DNP Project Practicum  (1-16 V)  

Develop, implement, analyze, defend and disseminate findings for a scholarly DNP clinical immersion change project. Develop the DNP role in a multidisciplinary clinical emphasis area. Prerequisite: NSG 801. (F, S, SS) Repeatable (16).

NSG 810L  DNP Project Practicum  1(0-3)  

Analyze, defend and disseminate findings for a scholarly DNP clinical immersion change project. Develop the DNP role in a multidisciplinary clinical emphasis area. Prerequisite: NSG 806L, or NSG 807L, or NSG 808L or NSG 809L. (F, S, SS) Repeatable (3).