Nursing (NURS)


NURS 1001  Nursing and Health in the Jesuit Tradition  (3 credits)  
Introduction to health and wellness in populations. With respect to Jesuit principles this course focuses on health disparities in vulnerable populations.
Prerequisite: NURS major.  
Level of Study: Undergraduate  
Interdisciplinary Studies: Peace Studies  
Last four terms offered: 2023 Fall Term, 2022 Fall Term, 2021 Fall Term, 2020 Fall Term  
NURS 1002  Dimensions of the Nursing Profession in the Jesuit Tradition  (3 credits)  
Exploration of the professional nursing role and select practice concepts including Jesuit principles, caring, communication, quality, safety and informatics.
Prerequisite: NURS 1001.  
Level of Study: Undergraduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2021 Spring Term  
NURS 1931  Topics in Nursing  (2-3 credits)  
Various topics in nursing and health care as identified in the Schedule of Classes.
Prerequisite: NURS major.  
Level of Study: Undergraduate  
Last four terms offered: 2009 Spring Term, 2008 Summer Term, 2008 Spring Term, 2007 Summer Term  
NURS 2001  Foundations I: Health Assessment and Fundamentals I  (3 credits)  
Knowledge and skills needed for comprehensive and focused patient-centered assessments and select nursing interventions to be applied in simulated patient care environments. Emphasis on the development of clinical reasoning skills in the provision of culturally appropriate, ethical and safe evidence-based care.
Prerequisite: NURS major; NURS 1002, BISC 1015 and PSYC 1001; concurrent enrollment with HEAL 2045, NURS 2100.  
Level of Study: Undergraduate  
Last four terms offered: 2023 Fall Term, 2022 Fall Term, 2021 Fall Term, 2020 Fall Term  
NURS 2002  Foundations II: Health Assessment and Fundamentals II  (4 credits)  
Further development of knowledge and skills needed for comprehensive and focused patient-centered assessments and select nursing interventions to be applied in simulated and actual patient care environments. Emphasis on the development of clinical reasoning skills and the role of the professional nurse in the provision of culturally appropriate, ethical and safe evidence-based care.
Prerequisite: NURS 2001, NURS 2100 and HEAL 2045; taken concurrently with NURS 2110, NURS 2200.  
Level of Study: Undergraduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2021 Spring Term  
NURS 2100  Pathophysiology I  (3 credits)  
Study of physiologic and pathophysiologic mechanisms of health disorders and responses across the lifespan as a basis for nursing practice. Focuses on etiology, risk factors, manifestations, and pathogenesis.
Prerequisite: NURS major, BISC 1015.  
Level of Study: Undergraduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Fall Term  
NURS 2110  Pharmacotherapeutics for Nursing Practice  (3 credits)  
Basic principles of pharmacology and pharmacotherapeutics as applied to patients across the life span. Includes nursing implications for administration, patient teaching, and evaluation of safety and effectiveness.
Prerequisite: HEAL 2045, NURS 2001 and NURS 2100; concurrent enrollment with NURS 2002, NURS 2200.  
Level of Study: Undergraduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2021 Spring Term  
NURS 2200  Pathophysiology II  (3 credits)  
Continued study of physiologic and pathophysiologic mechanisms of health disorders and responses across the lifespan as a basis for nursing practice. Focuses on etiology, risk factors, manifestations, and pathogenesis.
Prerequisite: NURS 2001, NURS 2100, and HEAL 2045.  
Level of Study: Undergraduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Summer Term, 2023 Spring Term  
NURS 2964  Individual Study and Practice  (1-3 credits)  
Individual study and practice with a client or a selected group of clients. Arrangements for guidance of a preceptor must be made prior to registration. May be taken twice.
Prerequisite: Cons. of instr. and enrolled in the College of Nursing.  
Level of Study: Undergraduate  
Last four terms offered: 2020 Spring Term, 2015 Fall Term, 2015 Summer Term, 2013 Summer Term  
NURS 3000  Concepts and Interventions for the Promotion of Mental Health - Theory  (3 credits)  
Focuses on understanding the biological, environmental, cultural, intrapersonal and interpersonal factors influencing mental health; development of skills for assessment of mental status and emotional state and intervention modalities responding to common psychiatric problems.
Level of Study: Undergraduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2021 Spring Term  
NURS 3201  Evidence Based Practice and Nursing Research  (3 credits)  
Focuses on how scientific evidence is developed and applied to nursing practice. Includes the research process.
Level of Study: Undergraduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Fall Term  
NURS 3600  Community and Population Health Nursing  (3 credits)  
Integration of community health nursing theory and public health sciences to provide a theoretical basis for aggregate level care in partnership with communities.
Prerequisite: NURS 2200, NURS 2002, HEAL 1025, NURS 2110 and PSYC 2101; Must be taken concurrently with NURS 3800, NURS 3965 and NURS 3966.  
Level of Study: Undergraduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Fall Term  
NURS 3700  Nursing Concepts and Interventions for the Care of Adults/Older Adults I-Theory  (3 credits)  
Focuses on holistic nursing care and clinical reasoning in prevention, assessment and management of select health issues including end of life care. Includes concepts and evidence based practice across the care continuum related to problems with select cardiac, respiratory, digestive and endocrine conditions.
Prerequisite: NURS 2002, NURS 2200, HEAL 1025, PSYC 2101; must be taken concurrent with NURS 3984 and NURS 3000, HEAL 4300.  
Level of Study: Undergraduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Summer Term, 2023 Spring Term  
NURS 3800  Perinatal Nursing, Sexual and Reproductive Health  (3 credits)  
Focuses on sexual, reproductive, perinatal health promotion and nursing care of individuals and families through the childbearing cycle including the immediate newborn period. Considers nursing care of common sexual, reproductive and perinatal related health conditions, with an emphasis on inclusion and equity.
Prerequisite: NURS 2002, NURS 2110, NURS 2200, HEAL 1025, PSYC 2101; must be taken concurrently with NURS 3965, NURS 3966 and NURS 3600.  
Level of Study: Undergraduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Fall Term  
NURS 3956H  Honors Nursing Practicum 1  (1 credits)  
Exploration of research focusing on experiential learning and science communication.
Prerequisite: MATH 1700; or SOCI 2060 or SOCI 2060H; admission to Nursing Disciplinary Honors Program.  
Level of Study: Undergraduate  
Marquette Core Curriculum: Engage Social Systms & Values 2  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2021 Spring Term  
NURS 3965  Community and Population Health Nursing - Clinical  (2 credits)  
Focuses on the application of theoretical concepts from public health and community health nursing to provide population-based nursing care to individuals, families and communities.
Prerequisite: NURS 2002; NURS 2110, which may be taken concurrently; NURS 2200, HEAL 1025, PSYC 2101; NURS 3800 and NURS 3600, both of which must be taken concurrently.  
Level of Study: Undergraduate  
Marquette Core Curriculum: Engage Social Systms & Values 2  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Summer Term  
NURS 3966  Maternity and Women's Health - Clinical  (2 credits)  
Focuses on the application of theoretical concepts from maternity and women's health nursing to care for women and families from preconception through the postpartum period.
Prerequisite: NURS 2002, NURS 2110, which may be taken concurrently; NURS 2200, HEAL 1025, PSYC 2101; NURS 3800 and NURS 3600, both of which must be taken concurrently.  
Level of Study: Undergraduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Summer Term  
NURS 3984  Nursing Care for Persons with Chronic Conditions-Clinical  (4 credits)  
Comprehensive patient-centered, nursing care of adults or children with chronic conditions across the care continuum. Emphasis is on health promotion, health maintenance and palliation.
Prerequisite: NURS 3700 and NURS 3900, both of which must be taken concurrently.  
Level of Study: Undergraduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Fall Term  
NURS 4000  Quality and Safety in Nursing  (3 credits)  
Emphasis on the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to deliver quality and safe patient care. Course components include quality improvement, informatics, safety, patient-centered care, teamwork / collaboration and evidence-based practice.
Prerequisite: NURS 4700, NURS 4800 and NURS 4964.  
Level of Study: Undergraduate  
Marquette Core Curriculum: Writing Intensive  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2021 Spring Term  
NURS 4100  Perioperative Nursing  (3 credits)  
An introduction to perioperative clinical nursing practice encompassing preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative nursing. Provides an understanding of perioperative nursing care concepts and various theoretical models which apply and direct perioperative nursing practice. Encourages the development of a perioperative nurse who is able to provide patient-centered care in a collaborative manner during anesthesia, surgery and recovery.; NURS 3965 and NURS 3966 or NURS 3984.
Prerequisite: Jr. stndg.  
Level of Study: Undergraduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Fall Term  
NURS 4350  Critical Care Nursing  (3 credits)  
Integration of pathophysiologic concepts and psychosocial variables unique to caring for critically ill adults.
Level of Study: Undergraduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Fall Term  
NURS 4700  Nursing Concepts and Interventions for the Care of Adults/Older Adults II - Theory  (3 credits)  
Focuses on holistic nursing care and clinical reasoning in prevention, assessment and management of adults and older adults with select health issues including end of life care. Includes concepts and evidence based practice across the care continuum related to problems with select endocrine, fluid and electrolytes, neurological, renal, oncologic, and orthopedic conditions as well as operative and trauma care.
Prerequisite: NURS 3000, NURS 3201, NURS 3600, NURS 3700, NURS 3800, NURS 3965, NURS 3966, NURS 3984 and HEAL 4300; must be taken concurrent with NURS 4964 and NURS 4900.  
Level of Study: Undergraduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2022 Fall Term, 2021 Fall Term  
NURS 4800  Leadership in Professional Nursing Practice - Theory  (3 credits)  
Analysis of organizational, management and leadership theories as applied to nursing. Focus on development of leadership roles in complex health care environments.
Level of Study: Undergraduate  
Last four terms offered: 2023 Fall Term, 2022 Fall Term, 2021 Fall Term, 2020 Fall Term  
NURS 4900  Family Centered Nursing of Children-Theory  (3 credits)  
Family centered nursing of children and adolescents in diverse populations. Focus on health promotion, maintenance, acute and chronic problems including end of life care.
Prerequisite: NURS 2002, NURS 2110, NURS 2200, NURS 3000, HEAL 1025, PSYC 2101; must be taken concurrently with NURS 3700 and NURS 3984.  
Level of Study: Undergraduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Fall Term  
NURS 4931  Topics in Nursing  (3 credits)  
Selected topics in Nursing. The topics will be designated in the Schedule of Classes.
Level of Study: Undergraduate  
Last four terms offered: 2023 Fall Term, 2022 Fall Term, 2021 Fall Term, 2019 Fall Term  
NURS 4956H  Honors Nursing Practicum 2  (1 credits)  
Exploration of advanced research concepts focusing on experiential learning.
Prerequisite: NURS 3956H.  
Level of Study: Undergraduate  
Last four terms offered: 2023 Fall Term, 2022 Fall Term, 2021 Fall Term, 2020 Fall Term  
NURS 4961  Application of Clinical Judgement for Safe and Effective Nursing  (1 credits)  
Preparation for RN Licensing Examination NCLEX through practice of applying clinical judgement and clinical decision making.
Prerequisite: NURS 4984 or cons. of dept.  
Level of Study: Undergraduate  
NURS 4964  Nursing Care for Persons with Acute Conditions-Clinical  (4 credits)  
Comprehensive patient centered nursing care of adults or children with acute conditions. Emphasis is on health promotion, health maintenance, restoration, palliation and end of life.
Prerequisite: NURS 4700, which must be taken concurrently.  
Level of Study: Undergraduate  
Last four terms offered: 2023 Fall Term, 2022 Fall Term, 2021 Fall Term, 2020 Fall Term  
NURS 4984  Transition into Professional Nursing Practice-Clinical  (4-5 credits)  
Comprehensive patient centered nursing care of adults or children with application of leadership and management principles. Emphasis is on the transition to a leader of care as a beginning baccalaureate nurse.
Prerequisite: NURS 4000, which must be taken concurrently.  
Level of Study: Undergraduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term  
NURS 4995  Independent Study in Nursing  (1-3 credits)  
Intensive library search or a research project relative to a specific area of interest. Arrangements for faculty direction must be made prior to registration. May be taken twice.
Prerequisite: Cons. of instr. and enrolled in the College of Nursing.  
Level of Study: Undergraduate  
Last four terms offered: 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Fall Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2021 Fall Term  
NURS 4997H  Honors Senior Capstone  (1 credits)  
Exploration of advanced research concepts focusing on experiential learning.
Prerequisite: NURS 4956H.  
Level of Study: Undergraduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2021 Spring Term  
NURS 5930  Special Topics in Nursing  (1-3 credits)  
In consultation with the Office of the Registrar, may be offered as an experimental course to students, in order to evaluate and determine if a course should be incorporated into the regular curriculum of a program, or can also be used for courses that are in the curriculum approval process pipeline; however, are not yet officially approved; therefore cannot appear in the Bulletin. Once the same course has been offered twice as a Special Topic, it cannot be offered again until it moves through the curriculum approval process and is approved with a regular curriculum course number or one of the standard numbers below. This course number may not be used for a single student studying a particular subject matter.
Level of Study: Graduate  
NURS 5931  Topics in Nursing  (3 credits)  
Selected topics in Nursing. The topics will be designated in the Schedule of Classes.
Level of Study: Graduate  
NURS 6000  Theoretical Foundations of Nursing  (3 credits)  
Exploration of the theoretical basis of nursing practice. Includes nursing, learning, cultural, leadership, developmental and communication theories.
Prerequisite: Admitted to NURS program.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Summer Term  
NURS 6003  Essentials for Nursing Practice  (3 credits)  
Exploration of the nursing profession focusing on communication, the impact of the nurse, fostering an appreciation for human diversity and social justice.
Prerequisite: Admitted to Direct Entry M.S.N. program.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Summer Term  
NURS 6005  Concepts and Interventions for the Promotion of Mental Health - Theory  (3 credits)  
Focuses on understanding the biological, environmental, cultural, intrapersonal and interpersonal factors influencing mental health; development of skills for assessment of mental status and emotional state and intervention modalities; simulated practice responding to common psychiatric problems and immediate interventions for psychiatric emergencies.
Prerequisite: NURS 6011, NURS 6013.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Summer Term  
NURS 6007  Ethics, Policy and Health Care Advocacy  (3 credits)  
Impact of ethics and policy on nursing practice, advocacy and social justice in healthcare.
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Summer Term  
NURS 6009  Organizational and Systems Leadership  (3 credits)  
Study of organizations and systems to impact patient outcomes. Examines concepts of nursing leadership, quality and safety, and health care technology.
Prerequisite: Admitted to NURS program.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Summer Term  
NURS 6010  Research and Evidence as a Foundation for Nursing  (3 credits)  
Develop knowledge of research and evidence-based practice processes. Analyze and translate evidence for practice to improve individual, family and community health outcomes.
Prerequisite: Statistics.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Summer Term  
NURS 6011  Health Assessment and Fundamentals Theory  (3 credits)  
Develops knowledge and skills needed to complete comprehensive and focused assessments and apply foundational skills for select nursing interventions across the lifespan. Emphasizes the development of clinical reasoning and communication skills in the provision of culturally appropriate, ethical and safe evidence-based care.
Prerequisite: NURS 6013 which must be taken concurrently; admitted to Direct Entry M.S.N. program.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Summer Term  
NURS 6013  Health Assessment and Fundamentals Lab/Clinical  (2 credits)  
Perform appropriate comprehensive clinical assessments using therapeutic communication techniques. Differentiate between normal and abnormal assessments findings. Develop a collaborative plan of care and perform appropriate nursing interventions.
Prerequisite: NURS 6011 which must be taken concurrently.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Summer Term  
NURS 6015  Pharmacotherapeutics for Nursing Practice  (3 credits)  
Basic principles of pharmacology and pharmacotherapeutics as applied to patients across the life span. Includes nursing implications for administration, patient teaching, and evaluation of safety and effectiveness.
Prerequisite: Admitted to the Direct Entry program.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Summer Term  
NURS 6030  Pathophysiological Concepts for Advanced Nursing Practice  (3 credits)  
Investigation of normal physiologic and pathologic mechanisms of disease as a foundation for clinical assessment, decision-making and management. Establishment of knowledge base necessary for the provision of health care in an advanced nursing specialty.
Prerequisite: Admitted to NURS program.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Summer Term  
NURS 6032  Pharmacology for Advanced Nursing Practice  (3 credits)  
Preparation of the advanced practice nurse in the area of pharmacology across the lifespan. Topics include pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, major drug categories, and prescribing responsibilities.
Prerequisite: Admitted to NURS program.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Summer Term  
NURS 6035  Advanced Health Assessment Across the Lifespan  (3 credits)  
Develop advanced assessment skills to systematically collect, analyze, and interpret data to make sound clinical judgments related to a client's health status across the lifespan. Includes appropriate diagnostics and their interpretation (2 credits didactic, 1 lab credit).
Prerequisite: Admitted to NURS program.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Summer Term  
NURS 6037  Management of Episodic Health Problems  (3 credits)  
Assessment, differential diagnoses, interventions and evaluation of adults and older adults with acute, episodic, self-limiting conditions.
Prerequisite: NURS 6032 and NURS 6035.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2023 Fall Term, 2022 Fall Term, 2021 Fall Term, 2020 Fall Term  
NURS 6100  Community and Population Health Nursing  (3 credits)  
Integration of community health nursing theory and public health sciences to provide a theoretical basis for aggregate-level care in partnership with communities.
Prerequisite: NURS 6011, NURS 6013, NURS 6030.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Summer Term  
NURS 6201  Nursing Concepts and Interventions for the Care of Adults/Older Adults 1 - Theory  (3 credits)  
Focuses on holistic nursing care and clinical reasoning in prevention, assessment and management of select health issues including end-of-life care. Includes concepts and evidence-based practice across the care continuum related to problems with select cardiac, respiratory, digestive and endocrine conditions.
Prerequisite: NURS 6013, NURS 6030, NURS 6015; NURS 6005, NURS 6500, and NURS 6970, which may be taken concurrently.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Summer Term  
NURS 6202  Nursing Concepts and Interventions for the Care of Adults/Older Adults 2 - Theory  (3 credits)  
Focuses on holistic nursing care and clinical reasoning in prevention, assessment and management of adults and older adults with select health issues including end-of-life care. Includes concepts and evidence-based practice across the care continuum related to problems with select endocrine, fluid and electrolytes, neurological, renal, oncologic and orthopedic conditions, as well as operative and trauma care.
Prerequisite: NURS 6970.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Summer Term  
NURS 6240  Complex Health Problems  (3 credits)  
Analysis of patterns of common health problems and select treatment modalities common to adults and older adults.
Prerequisite: NURS 6032 and NURS 6035; and NURS 6030, which may be taken concurrently.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2021 Spring Term  
NURS 6242  Concepts and Interventions for Health Problems Across the Life-Span  (3 credits)  
Theories, models, and management of health related problems across the life-span. Evaluation of therapeutic nursing interventions.
Prerequisite: Admitted to NURS program.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2023 Fall Term, 2022 Fall Term, 2021 Fall Term, 2020 Fall Term  
NURS 6244  Health Promotion Across the Life-Span  (3 credits)  
Theories and models of health promotion, wellness, and risk reduction. Designing therapeutic interventions to promote the health of individuals and aggregates across the life-span.
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Summer Term  
NURS 6251  Advanced Nursing of Adults-Gerontology 1-Clinical  (3 credits)  
Application of the clinical judgment process to advanced nursing of adults-older adults. Emphasis on systematic data gathering, documentation, health promotion and risk assessment of adults-older adults across the life cycle.
Prerequisite: NURS 6037; NURS 6240 and NURS 6244, which may be taken concurrently.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2021 Spring Term  
NURS 6252  Advanced Nursing of Adults-Gerontology 2-Clinical  (3 credits)  
Illness management in adults-older adults in the context of the family and environment. Emphasis on diagnosis and therapeutic interventions.
Prerequisite: NURS 6251; NURS 6242, which may be taken concurrently.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2023 Fall Term, 2022 Fall Term, 2021 Fall Term, 2020 Fall Term  
NURS 6257  Advanced Nursing of Adults-Gerontology 3-Clinical  (3 credits)  
Care of select populations of adults-older adults with emphasis on management of complex illness processes. Focuses on care coordination and aggregate interventions.
Prerequisite: NURS 6252.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2021 Spring Term  
NURS 6258  Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist 1-Clinical  (3 credits)  
Development of the clinical nurse specialist role through integration of nursing science to improve health care outcomes of adults and older adults. Focuses on the direct care competencies of the role such as advanced assessment of individuals, families and groups and application of evidence based interventions, as well as consultation and education roles.
Prerequisite: NURS 6032 and NURS 6035; NURS 6244, which may be taken concurrently.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2019 Spring Term, 2016 Spring Term, 2014 Spring Term, 2013 Spring Term  
NURS 6259  Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist 2-Clinical  (3 credits)  
Development of the clinical nurse specialist role competencies of systems leadership, coaching, participation in research and evaluation of clinical practice. Continued development of direct care competency skills.
Prerequisite: NURS 6258 and NURS 6242, which may be taken concurrently.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2019 Fall Term, 2016 Fall Term, 2014 Fall Term, 2013 Fall Term  
NURS 6335  Differential Diagnosis and Advanced Skills for the Acutely Ill Adult  (3 credits)  
Advanced nursing knowledge and skills for assessment of acutely ill adults using technology. Differential diagnoses, selection and interpretation of appropriate diagnostic tests. Includes 40 hours of clinical practice.
Prerequisite: NURS 6030, NURS 6032, NURS 6035, and NURS 6037, all of which may be taken concurrently.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2023 Fall Term, 2022 Fall Term, 2021 Fall Term, 2020 Fall Term  
NURS 6340  Complex Acute Care Problems-1  (3 credits)  
Analysis of complex pathophysiological conditions commonly encountered among acutely ill adults with selection of appropriate treatment modalities. Emphasis on recognizing patterns of acute illness and on developing clinical reasoning.
Prerequisite: NURS 6030, NURS 6032, NURS 6035 and NURS 6335, all of which may be taken concurrently.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2021 Spring Term  
NURS 6341  Complex Acute Care Problems-2  (3 credits)  
Critical analysis of complex pathophysiological conditions commonly encountered among acutely ill adults with selection of appropriate treatment modalities. Emphasis on recognizing patterns of acute illness and on developing clinical reasoning for the adult and geriatric population.
Prerequisite: NURS 6030, NURS 6032, NURS 6035, NURS 6335 and NURS 6340, which may be taken concurrently.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
NURS 6351  Advanced Nursing Care of the Acutely Ill Adult-Older Adult 1-Clinical  (3 credits)  
Development of the clinical judgment process and advanced skills for collaborative care of adult-older adults experiencing acute illness in the hospital-based/tertiary care environment. Emphasis on systematic data gathering, documentation, health promotion, and primary, secondary and tertiary risk reduction strategies.
Prerequisite: NURS 6030, NURS 6032, NURS 6037, NURS 6240, NURS 6335, NURS 6340 all of which may be taken concurrently.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2021 Spring Term  
NURS 6352  Advanced Nursing Care of the Acutely Ill Adult-Older Adult 2-Clinical  (3 credits)  
Application of clinical judgment to advanced nursing care of complex adult-older adults and families experiencing acute illness in the hospital-based/tertiary care environment. Focuses on diagnosis and treatment of complex health problems.
Prerequisite: NURS 6351.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2023 Fall Term, 2022 Fall Term, 2021 Fall Term, 2021 Summer Term  
NURS 6353  Advanced Nursing Care of the Acutely Ill Adult-Older Adult 3-Clinical  (3 credits)  
Implementation of the acute care advanced practice role in providing nursing care to complex acutely ill adults-older adults. Emphasis on case management and coordination within and between systems.
Prerequisite: NURS 6352.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2021 Fall Term  
NURS 6500  Family-Centered Nursing of Children  (3 credits)  
Family-centered nursing of children and adolescents in diverse populations. Focuses on health promotion, maintenance, acute and chronic problems including end-of-life care.
Prerequisite: NURS 6011, NURS 6013, NURS 6030.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Summer Term  
NURS 6536  Complex/Chronic Pediatric Health Conditions  (3 credits)  
Study of the theoretical and empirical bases for management of children and adolescents with complex and chronic health conditions across the health care continuum.
Prerequisite: NURS 6032, NURS 6035; and NURS 6030, which may be taken concurrently.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2021 Spring Term  
NURS 6540  Seminar in Child and Family Health  (3 credits)  
Exploration of advanced concepts related to the physical, psychosocial and developmental dimensions of child and adolescent health. Analysis of family theories and models relevant to advanced practice nursing of children.
Prerequisite: Admitted to NURS program.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2021 Spring Term  
NURS 6542  Nursing Therapeutics for Acute/Episodic Illnesses in Children and Adolescents  (3 credits)  
Study of the theoretical basis for the diagnosis and case management of children and adolescents with common age-related acute or episodic illness. Focuses on differential diagnosis and nursing therapeutics.
Prerequisite: Admitted to NURS program.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2023 Fall Term, 2022 Fall Term, 2021 Fall Term, 2020 Fall Term  
NURS 6551  Advanced Nursing Care of Children and Families 1-Clinical  (3 credits)  
Assessment and intervention for children and families regarding common health concerns, with an emphasis on well child care.
Prerequisite: NURS 6030; which may be taken concurrently, and NURS 6032 and NURS 6540; which may be taken concurrently, and NURS 6035.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2021 Spring Term  
NURS 6552  Advanced Nursing Care of Children and Families 2-Clinical  (3 credits)  
Assessment and intervention for children and families with common to complex health concerns. Beginning development of indirect care skills.
Prerequisite: NURS 6551.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2023 Fall Term, 2022 Fall Term, 2021 Fall Term, 2020 Fall Term  
NURS 6553  Advanced Nursing Care of Children and Families 3-Clinical  (3 credits)  
Assessment and intervention for children and families with common to complex health concerns. Refinement of direct and indirect care skills.
Prerequisite: NURS 6009 and NURS 6552.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2021 Spring Term  
NURS 6640  Nursing Therapeutics for Acute/Critical Illnesses in Children and Adolescents  (3 credits)  
Focuses on differential diagnosis, clinical management and nursing therapeutics for hospitalized children and adolescents with acute or critical illness.
Prerequisite: NURS 6032, NURS 6035; and NURS 6030, which may be taken concurrently.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term  
NURS 6651  Acutely Ill Children - Clinical 1  (3 credits)  
Assessment and intervention for children and families regarding common acute health concerns. Includes clinical hours that focus on the health care needs of the well child/child with illness not requiring hospitalization, as well as clinical practice with acutely ill hospitalized children.
Prerequisite: NURS 6032, NURS 6035; and NURS 6030, which may be taken concurrently.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2021 Spring Term  
NURS 6652  Acutely/Chronically Ill Children - Clinical 2  (3 credits)  
Assessment, intervention and clinical management of acute/chronic illness in children. Collaboration with physicians and other health care providers and agencies to provide and coordinate services.
Prerequisite: NURS 6651 or NURS 6552; NURS 6030; NURS 6540, which may be taken concurrently.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Summer Term, 2022 Fall Term  
NURS 6653  Critically Ill Children - Clinical 3  (3 credits)  
Assessment, intervention and clinical management of critical illness in children. Clinical experience in developing APN competencies with selected patient populations of children with complex, critical health needs and their families.
Prerequisite: NURS 6652.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term  
NURS 6700  Perinatal Nursing, Sexual, and Reproductive Health  (3 credits)  
Focuses on sexual, reproductive, and perinatal health promotion, nursing care of individuals and families through the childbearing cycle including the immediate newborn period. Considers nursing care of common sexual, reproductive, and perinatal related health conditions, with an emphasis on inclusion and equity.
Prerequisite: NURS 6011, NURS 6013, NURS 6030.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Summer Term  
NURS 6740  Advanced Concepts in Primary and Gynecologic Health Care Management  (3 credits)  
Strategies to promote health and wellness across the life span in the provision of primary and gynecologic care, emphasizing nurse-midwifery management. Sociocultural implications are examined in the environment impacting upon clients and providers.
Prerequisite: Admitted to NURS program; and NURS 6032, which may be taken concurrently; or cons. of instr.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2023 Fall Term, 2022 Fall Term, 2021 Fall Term, 2020 Fall Term  
NURS 6742  Advanced Concepts in Antepartum Management  (3 credits)  
Study and application of nurse-midwifery process strategies to promote biopsychosocial and spiritual health in pregnant individuals and their families.
Prerequisite: NURS 6030, NURS 6032, NURS 6035, NURS 6037 and NURS 6740; or cons. of instr.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2021 Spring Term  
NURS 6744  Advanced Concepts in Postpartum and Newborn Management  (3 credits)  
Postpartum nurse-midwifery management of birth givers, neonates, and families.
Prerequisite: NURS 6742 or cons. of instr.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2023 Fall Term, 2022 Fall Term, 2021 Fall Term, 2020 Fall Term  
NURS 6746  Professional Issues in APN/DNP Practice  (3 credits)  
Overview of history, trends and dynamic social forces affecting education, regulation, growth and development of APN/DNP professional practice. Examination of legislation, policy, practice issues and leadership in providing quality care for diverse populations.
Prerequisite: Taken in the final semester of the BSN-DNP program; or admitted to master's nurse-midwifery program.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2021 Spring Term  
NURS 6751  Advanced Concepts in Labor Support  (1-3 credits)  
Study of the science of labor support. Special attention to non-pharmacologic approaches and contemporary childbirth education options.
Prerequisite: Admitted to nurse-midwifery program; NURS 6742 or cons. of instr.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2023 Summer Term, 2022 Summer Term, 2021 Summer Term  
NURS 6752  Nurse-Midwifery Care During Labor and Birth  (5 credits)  
Nurse-midwifery management of individuals during the intrapartal period. Assessment of the status of the laboring individual and fetus, with appropriate interventions, in the context of family-centered care. Includes theory and practicum.
Prerequisite: Admitted to nurse-midwifery program; NURS 6740 and NURS 6742 and NURS 6744; or cons. of instr.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2023 Fall Term, 2022 Fall Term, 2021 Fall Term, 2020 Fall Term  
NURS 6753  Advanced Practicum in Nurse-Midwifery  (7 credits)  
Development of nurse-midwifery practice role through intensive clinical experience. Strengthening clinical practice and leadership for professional challenges in nurse-midwifery. Practicum hours to be determined by individual student's progression through program experience requirements. Taken in the final term of program.
Prerequisite: Admitted to nurse-midwifery program; NURS 6752.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2021 Spring Term  
NURS 6854  Professional Role Development - Clinical  (3 credits)  
Integration and application of leadership knowledge and skills in role development and transition. Opportunity to demonstrate synthesis of leadership concepts to enhance role effectiveness in real world setting.
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2023 Summer Term  
NURS 6931  Topics in Nursing  (1-4 credits)  
In-depth study of current trends in nursing. Subject to be announced each term.
Prerequisite: Admitted to NURS program.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2021 Fall Term, 2021 Summer Term  
NURS 6963  Individual Study and Practice  (1-3 credits)  
Individual study and development of in-depth knowledge and skill in a selected area of nursing. Experience and activities planned in an area for specialization, based on aptitude and interests of the student. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisite: Admitted to NURS program; and cons. of instr.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2023 Summer Term, 2022 Summer Term, 2021 Summer Term  
NURS 6970  Nursing Care for Patients with Chronic Conditions - Clinical  (4 credits)  
Comprehensive patient-centered nursing care of adults or children with chronic conditions across the care continuum. Emphasizes health promotion, health maintenance and palliation. Includes simulations.
Prerequisite: NURS 6011, NURS 6013, NURS 6015, NURS 6030; NURS 6005, NURS 6202 and NURS 6500, which may be taken concurrently.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Summer Term  
NURS 6971  Nursing Care for Patients with Acute Conditions - Clinical  (4 credits)  
Comprehensive patient-centered nursing care of adults or children with acute conditions. Emphasizes health promotion, health maintenance, restoration, palliation and end of life. Includes simulation.
Prerequisite: NURS 6005, NURS 6201, NURS 6500, NURS 6970; NURS 6100, NURS 6700, and NURS 6202, which may be taken concurrently.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Summer Term  
NURS 6973  Professional Nursing Practice - Clinical  (4 credits)  
A clinical immersion experience emphasizing patient-centered nursing care with a focus on clinical outcomes and the care management environment.
Prerequisite: NURS 6971.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Summer Term  
NURS 6975  Family Nurse Practitioner Practicum  (3 credits)  
Assessment and intervention in primary care for clients across the lifespan with emphasis on management of common and complex health concerns. Refinement of direct and indirect care skills.
Prerequisite: Admitted to Post-master's FNP program and cons. of dept. ch.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2021 Spring Term, 2019 Summer Term, 2018 Summer Term, 2017 Summer Term  
NURS 6976  Transition to Nursing Practice and Leadership - Clinical  (3-4 credits)  
Advanced clinical immersion experience to coordinate and implement care of a caseload of clients, in coordination with an interprofessional team. Emphasizes the transition to a leader in care delivery as a beginning master's prepared nurse.
Prerequisite: NURS 6973.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Summer Term  
NURS 6995  Independent Study in Nursing  (1-3 credits)  
Faculty-supervised, independent study/research of a specific area or topic in Nursing.
Prerequisite: Admitted to NURS program; and cons. of instr.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Summer Term, 2023 Spring Term  
NURS 6999  Master's Thesis  (1-6 credits)  
S/U grade assessment.
Prerequisite: Admitted to NURS program; approved thesis proposal; cons. of associate dean.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2016 Summer Term, 2016 Spring Term, 2015 Fall Term, 2014 Spring Term  
NURS 7810  Scientific Foundations of Nurse Anesthesia Practice  (3 credits)  
Application of basic principles of chemistry, mathematics and physics in nurse anesthesia practice. Includes analysis of anesthesia equipment and monitoring devices.
Prerequisite: Cons. of dept.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2023 Fall Term, 2022 Fall Term, 2021 Fall Term, 2020 Fall Term  
NURS 7811  Nurse Anesthesia Advanced Physiology  (4 credits)  
Application of advanced cell biology and systems physiology applied to nurse anesthesia practice.
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2023 Fall Term, 2022 Fall Term, 2021 Fall Term, 2020 Fall Term  
NURS 7812  Nurse Anesthesia Neurobiology  (4 credits)  
Study of the structure and function of the human nervous system applied to normal and abnormal functions across the lifespan. Focus on advanced anatomy, histology, neurobiology and neurology as related to anesthesia.
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2021 Spring Term  
NURS 7813  Nurse Anesthesia Basic Principles  (3 credits)  
Comprehensive foundational content for nurse anesthesia practice. Focus on general clinical skills in the practice of anesthesia.
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2021 Spring Term  
NURS 7814  Nurse Anesthesia Advanced Principles I  (3 credits)  
Anesthesia management principles for surgical specialty areas including pertinent foundations in anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology and pharmacology.
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2023 Summer Term, 2022 Summer Term, 2021 Summer Term  
NURS 7815  Professional Issues in Nurse Anesthesia DNP Practice  (3 credits)  
Issues germane to nurse anesthesia practice: history, role, ethics and legal/professional issues.
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2023 Summer Term, 2022 Summer Term, 2021 Summer Term  
NURS 7816  Nurse Anesthesia Advanced Pharmacology  (3 credits)  
Comprehensive study of anesthetic agents and adjuvants along with drugs frequently encountered in the perioperative setting. Pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, potential drug interactions, the impact of aging and various disease processes on dosing and administration of these drugs.
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2021 Spring Term  
NURS 7817  Nurse Anesthesia Advanced Principles 2  (3 credits)  
Anesthetic management principles for obstetric and pediatric patients including pertinent foundations in anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology and pharmacology.
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2023 Fall Term, 2022 Fall Term, 2021 Fall Term, 2020 Fall Term  
NURS 7931  Topics in Nursing  (1-3 credits)  
Selected topics in Nursing. Specific topics and prerequisites will be designated in the Schedule of Classes.
Level of Study: Graduate  
NURS 7955  Health Care Management and Leadership - Clinical  (3 credits)  
Integration and application of management and leadership concepts and skills in health care settings, working with nurses and other disciplines. Students participate in real world analyses and management of process change.
Prerequisite: NURS 6854.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
NURS 7963  DNP Project 1-Proposal and Residency  (3 credits)  
Identification and development of an evidence-based capstone project that focuses on the scholarship of practice. Integration of knowledge obtained in prior DNP course work with clinical immersion in specialty area emphasizing DNP role development and development of expertise in area of student choice.
Prerequisite: HEAL 7010; final year of program.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
NURS 7964  DNP Project 2-Implementation and Residency  (3 credits)  
DNP students implement an evidence-based capstone project that focuses on the scholarship of practice with continuing in-depth clinical experience, emphasizing further DNP role development and expansion of expertise.
Prerequisite: NURS 7963; final year of program.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
NURS 7965  DNP Project 3-Evaluation, Dissemination and Residency  (3 credits)  
Evaluation and dissemination of an evidence-based DNP project that focuses on the scholarship of practice. Continuing clinical immersion experience for emphasizing professional career issues and continued expansion of expertise.
Prerequisite: NURS 7964; final year of program.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
NURS 7970  Nurse Anesthesia Clinical 1  (1 credits)  
Clinical practica focused on development of nurse anesthesia practice within surgical specialty areas.
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2023 Summer Term, 2022 Summer Term, 2021 Summer Term  
NURS 7971  Nurse Anesthesia Clinical 2  (2 credits)  
Clinical practica focused on development of nurse anesthesia practice within surgical specialty areas.
Prerequisite: NURS 7970.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2023 Fall Term, 2022 Fall Term, 2021 Fall Term, 2020 Fall Term  
NURS 7972  Nurse Anesthesia Residency 1  (4 credits)  
Introductory mentored nurse anesthesia clinical.
Prerequisite: NURS 7971.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2021 Spring Term  
NURS 7973  Nurse Anesthesia Residency 2  (4 credits)  
Intermediate mentored nurse anesthesia clinical.
Prerequisite: NURS 7972.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2023 Summer Term, 2022 Summer Term, 2021 Summer Term  
NURS 7974  Nurse Anesthesia Residency 3  (4 credits)  
Advanced mentored nurse anesthesia clinical.
Prerequisite: NURS 7973.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2023 Fall Term, 2022 Fall Term, 2021 Fall Term, 2021 Spring Term  
NURS 7980  Residency for DNP with Adults/Older Adults Primary Care  (3 credits)  
Clinical immersion in the care of adults. Emphasis on advanced, evidence-based care management in the context of family, community and culture.
Prerequisite: NURS 6257.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2023 Fall Term, 2022 Fall Term, 2021 Fall Term, 2020 Fall Term  
NURS 7981  Residency for DNP with Acutely Ill Adults  (3 credits)  
Clinical immersion in a specialty practice/service with complex acutely ill adults. Emphasis on advanced, evidence-based care management within and between systems.
Prerequisite: NURS 6353.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2023 Fall Term, 2022 Fall Term, 2021 Fall Term, 2020 Fall Term  
NURS 7983  Residency for DNP with Children and Families in Primary Care  (3 credits)  
Clinical immersion in primary care/specialty practice with children and/or adolescents. Emphasis on advanced, evidence-based care management in the context of family, community and culture.
Prerequisite: NURS 6553.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2023 Fall Term, 2022 Fall Term, 2021 Fall Term, 2020 Fall Term  
NURS 7984  Residency for DNP with Ill Children/Adolescents  (3 credits)  
Clinical immersion in practice with children and/or adolescents with acute/chronic illness. Emphasis on advanced, evidence-based care management in the context of family, community and culture.
Prerequisite: NURS 6653.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2023 Fall Term, 2022 Fall Term, 2021 Fall Term, 2020 Fall Term  
NURS 7985  Residency for DNP in Nurse-Midwifery  (3 credits)  
Clinical immersion in nurse-midwifery practice. Emphasis on advanced evidence-based nurse-midwifery care.
Prerequisite: Cons. of instr.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2023 Fall Term, 2022 Fall Term, 2021 Fall Term, 2020 Fall Term  
NURS 7986  Residency for DNP in Health Care Systems Leadership  (3 credits)  
Clinical immersion in health care systems leadership. Emphasis on advanced, evidence-based care management in the context of organizations, community and culture.
Prerequisite: NURS 6853.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2023 Fall Term, 2022 Fall Term, 2021 Fall Term, 2020 Fall Term  
NURS 7987  Nurse Anesthesia Specialty Immersion 1  (4 credits)  
Selected advanced specialty immersion in nurse anesthesia.
Prerequisite: NURS 7974.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2021 Summer Term  
NURS 7988  Nurse Anesthesia Specialty Immersion 2  (4 credits)  
Selected continued advanced specialty immersion in nurse anesthesia.
Prerequisite: NURS 7987.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2023 Summer Term, 2022 Summer Term, 2021 Fall Term  
NURS 7996  Doctor of Nursing Practice Project 1  (3 credits)  
Identification and development of an evidence-based capstone project that focuses on the scholarship of practice. Integration of knowledge obtained in prior D.N.P. course work.
Prerequisite: Enrolled in Nurse Anesthesia specialization in the D.N.P. program; HEAL 7010; final year of program.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2023 Fall Term, 2022 Fall Term, 2021 Fall Term, 2020 Fall Term  
NURS 7997  Doctor of Nursing Practice Project 2  (3 credits)  
Implementation, evaluation and dissemination of an evidence-based capstone project that focuses on the scholarship of practice.
Prerequisite: Enrolled in Nurse Anesthesia specialization in the D.N.P. program; NURS 7996.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2021 Spring Term  
NURS 8000  Nursing Knowledge Development  (3 credits)  
Examination of paradigmatic, theoretical, and conceptual dimensions of the nursing discipline with an emphasis on strategies for knowledge generation.
Prerequisite: PHIL 6430 which may be taken concurrently.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2023 Summer Term, 2022 Summer Term, 2021 Summer Term  
NURS 8001  Foundations for Scholars  (3 credits)  
Engages in three areas of foundational scholarship for doctorate-prepared nurses. Develops the mechanics of scholarly writing including grantsmanship, manuscripts and formal research reports. Applies principles of the Ignatian pedagogical paradigm to the tripartite academic roles of teaching, scholarship and service. Integrates practices of responsible conduct of research into a program of inquiry.
Prerequisite: NURS 8000 or cons. of instr.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2023 Summer Term, 2022 Summer Term  
NURS 8020  Nursing Education Research, Policy, and Leadership  (3 credits)  
Philosophical foundations, theories, nursing education research and policy. Strategies to improve nursing education for the care of vulnerable populations.
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2019 Spring Term, 2018 Spring Term, 2017 Spring Term, 2016 Spring Term  
NURS 8097  Career Discernment/Career Diversity Skills  (0 credits)  
Provides students with an understanding of the career realities of their discipline and to offer them the opportunity to discern their career values and how to obtain the skills and experiences that will match that valued career direction.
Prerequisite: Enrolled in the NURS Ph.D. program.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term  
NURS 8098  Communication Skills  (0 credits)  
Provides students with the ability to effectively communicate and lead discussions across various academic and non-academic audiences within various contexts, formats and media.
Prerequisite: Enrolled in the NURS Ph.D. program.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term  
NURS 8099  Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Skills  (0 credits)  
Provides students with foundational understandings of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) along with practical tools to engage across difference. Discusses how, in today’s interconnected world, understanding DEI is essential for professional growth, effective communication, fostering inclusive communities and reimagining our physical and social realities for greater accessibility. Designed to equip students with knowledge, skills and perspectives necessary to examine how they might engage in more equitable and inclusive practices in their future careers.
Prerequisite: Enrolled in the NURS Ph.D. program.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term  
NURS 8980  Nursing Research Seminar and Practicum  (1-3 credits)  
Guided individual research experience. Develops skills related to grant writing, dissertation, and the conduct of research projects.
Prerequisite: HEAL 8002 or HEAL 8003 or concurrent.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Summer Term, 2023 Spring Term  
NURS 8981  Residency in Nursing Education  (1-3 credits)  
Application of knowledge, theories, and skills to academic teaching in nursing.
Prerequisite: Cons. of associate dean for graduate programs and research.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Spring Term  
NURS 8982  Nursing Research and Practicum II  (1-3 credits)  
Advanced work in guided individual research experience. Students develop advanced skills related to grant writing, dissertation and conduct of research projects.
Prerequisite: NURS 8980.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2021 Summer Term, 2021 Spring Term, 2020 Fall Term  
NURS 8995  Independent Study in Nursing  (1-3 credits)  
Faculty-supervised, independent study/research of a specific area or topic in Nursing.
Prerequisite: Cons. of instr. and cons. of dept. ch.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2022 Fall Term, 2022 Spring Term  
NURS 8999  Doctoral Dissertation  (1-12 credits)  
S/U grade assessment.
Prerequisite: Admitted to NURS program; and cons. of dept. ch.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Summer Term  
NURS 9970  Graduate Standing Continuation: Less than Half-Time  (0 credits)  
Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Designated as less than half-time status only, cannot be used in conjunction with other courses, and does not qualify students for financial aid or loan deferment.; and admitted to NURS program.
Prerequisite: Cons. of dept. ch.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Summer Term  
NURS 9974  Graduate Fellowship: Full-Time  (0 credits)  
Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Designated as full-time status. If a student is already registered in other courses full time, this continuation course is not needed.; and admitted to NURS program.
Prerequisite: Cons. of dept. ch.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2021 Summer Term, 2020 Fall Term, 2016 Summer Term, 2016 Spring Term  
NURS 9975  Graduate Assistant Teaching: Full-Time  (0 credits)  
Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Designated as full-time status. If a student is already registered in other courses full time, this continuation course is not needed.; and admitted to NURS program.
Prerequisite: Cons. of dept. ch.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Fall Term  
NURS 9976  Graduate Assistant Research: Full-Time  (0 credits)  
Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Designated as full-time status. If a student is already registered in other courses full time, this continuation course is not needed.; and admitted to NURS program.
Prerequisite: Cons. of dept. ch.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Spring Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Spring Term, 2022 Fall Term  
NURS 9977  Field Placement Continuation: Less than Half-Time  (0 credits)  
Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Allows a student to be considered the equivalent of less than half-time status. Requires that the student is working less than 12 hours per week at their field placement.; and admitted to NURS program.
Prerequisite: Cons. of dept. ch.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2021 Summer Term, 2016 Summer Term, 2016 Spring Term, 2015 Fall Term  
NURS 9978  Field Placement Continuation: Half-Time  (0 credits)  
Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Allows a student to be considered the equivalent of half-time status. Requires that the student is working more than 12 to less than 20 hours per week at their field placement.; and admitted to NURS program.
Prerequisite: Cons. of dept. ch.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2021 Summer Term, 2016 Summer Term, 2016 Spring Term, 2015 Fall Term  
NURS 9979  Field Placement Continuation: Full-Time  (0 credits)  
Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Allows a student to be considered the equivalent of full-time status. Requires that the student is working 20 hours or more per week at their field placement.; and admitted to NURS program.
Prerequisite: Cons. of dept. ch.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2021 Summer Term, 2016 Summer Term, 2016 Spring Term, 2015 Fall Term  
NURS 9987  Doctoral Qualifying Examination Preparation: Less than Half-Time  (0 credits)  
Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Allows a student to be considered the equivalent of less than half-time status. Requires that the student is working less than 12 hours per week toward their doctoral qualifying exam.; and admitted to NURS program.
Prerequisite: Cons. of dept. ch.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2023 Summer Term, 2022 Summer Term, 2022 Spring Term  
NURS 9988  Doctoral Qualifying Examination Preparation: Half-Time  (0 credits)  
Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Allows a student to be considered the equivalent of half-time status. Requires that the student is working more than 12 to less than 20 hours per week toward their doctoral qualifying exam. May be taken in conjunction with credit-bearing or other non-credit courses to result in the status indicated, as deemed appropriate by the department.; and admitted to NURS program.
Prerequisite: Cons. of dept. ch.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2024 Spring Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2021 Summer Term  
NURS 9989  Doctoral Qualifying Examination Preparation: Full-Time  (0 credits)  
Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Allows a student to be considered the equivalent of full-time status. Requires that the student is working 20 hours or more per week toward their doctoral qualifying exam. May be taken in conjunction with credit-bearing or other non-credit courses to result in the status indicated, as deemed appropriate by the department.; and admitted to NURS program.
Prerequisite: Cons. of dept. ch.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Summer Term, 2023 Spring Term  
NURS 9994  Master's Thesis Continuation: Less than Half-Time  (0 credits)  
Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Allows a student to be considered the equivalent of less than half-time status. Requires that the student is working less than 12 hours per week on their master's thesis. All six thesis credits required for the degree should be completed before registering for non-credit Master's Thesis Continuation.; and admitted to NURS program.
Prerequisite: Cons. of dept. ch.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2016 Summer Term, 2016 Spring Term, 2015 Fall Term  
NURS 9995  Master's Thesis Continuation: Half-Time  (0 credits)  
Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Allows a student to be considered the equivalent of half-time status. Requires that the student is working more than 12 to less than 20 hours per week on their master's thesis. All six thesis credits required for the degree should be completed before registering for non-credit Master's Thesis Continuation.; and admitted to NURS program.
Prerequisite: Cons. of dept. ch.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2016 Summer Term, 2015 Fall Term, 2014 Fall Term  
NURS 9996  Master's Thesis Continuation: Full-Time  (0 credits)  
Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Allows a student to be considered the equivalent of full-time status. Requires that the student is working 20 hours or more per week on their master's thesis. All six thesis credits required for the degree should be completed before registering for non-credit Master's Thesis Continuation.; and admitted to NURS program.
Prerequisite: Cons. of dept. ch.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2016 Summer Term, 2016 Spring Term, 2015 Fall Term  
NURS 9997  Doctoral Dissertation Continuation: Less than Half-Time  (0 credits)  
Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Allows a student to be considered the equivalent of less than half-time status. Requires that the student is working less than 12 hours per week on their doctoral dissertation. All 12 dissertation credits required for the degree should be completed before registering for non-credit Doctoral Dissertation Continuation.; and admitted to NURS program.
Prerequisite: Cons. of dept. ch.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2023 Fall Term, 2023 Summer Term, 2021 Fall Term  
NURS 9998  Doctoral Dissertation Continuation: Half-Time  (0 credits)  
Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Allows a student to be considered the equivalent of half-time status. Requires that the student is working more than 12 to less than 20 hours per week on their doctoral dissertation. All 12 dissertation credits required for the degree should be completed before registering for non-credit Doctoral Dissertation Continuation.; and admitted to NURS program.
Prerequisite: Cons. of dept. ch.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2022 Fall Term, 2022 Spring Term, 2021 Fall Term  
NURS 9999  Doctoral Dissertation Continuation: Full-Time  (0 credits)  
Fee. SNC/UNC grade assessment. Allows a student to be considered the equivalent of full-time status. Requires that the student is working 20 hours or more per week on their doctoral dissertation. All 12 dissertation credits required for the degree should be completed before registering for non-credit Doctoral Dissertation Continuation.; and admitted to NURS program.
Prerequisite: Cons. of dept. ch.  
Level of Study: Graduate  
Last four terms offered: 2024 Summer Term, 2021 Summer Term, 2021 Spring Term, 2020 Fall Term