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Bracken, Michele

Faculty, Nursing
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Courses  []

2014 Spring

  • NURS 370-001 MATERNL NWBRN NURS: FAM
    Study of theory related to nursing care of childbearing families in rural communities. Explores social and health care issues related to changing needs of women across the life span. Prerequisites: NURS 310, 311, 319, 329 (prereq/coreq). Co-requisite: NURS 371. Three hours per week.
  • NURS 371-011 MATERNAL NB NURSING CLIN
    Provides nursing care to the child-bearing family in primary and acute care settings. Applies selected theories related to structure, development and function of families. Clinical practice will be guided by the objectives of Healthy People 2000. Prerequisites: NURS 310, 311, 319. Co-requisites: NURS 329, 370. Nine hours per week.
  • NURS 371-012 MATERNAL NB NURSING CLIN
    Provides nursing care to the child-bearing family in primary and acute care settings. Applies selected theories related to structure, development and function of families. Clinical practice will be guided by the objectives of Healthy People 2000. Prerequisites: NURS 310, 311, 319. Co-requisites: NURS 329, 370. Nine hours per week.
  • NURS 371-021 MATERNAL NB NURSING CLIN
    Provides nursing care to the child-bearing family in primary and acute care settings. Applies selected theories related to structure, development and function of families. Clinical practice will be guided by the objectives of Healthy People 2000. Prerequisites: NURS 310, 311, 319. Co-requisites: NURS 329, 370. Nine hours per week.
  • NURS 371-022 MATERNAL NB NURSING CLIN
    Provides nursing care to the child-bearing family in primary and acute care settings. Applies selected theories related to structure, development and function of families. Clinical practice will be guided by the objectives of Healthy People 2000. Prerequisites: NURS 310, 311, 319. Co-requisites: NURS 329, 370. Nine hours per week.
  • NURS 422-001 NURS CHILDBEAR/REAR FAM
    Focus on nursing care to childbearing and childrearing families, and exploration of current, applicable research. Self-care and participation of family members emphasized. Topics include conditions that place the client at risk and selected acute and chronic childhood disorders. Prerequisites: NURS 310, 311, 312, 319 with a C or better. Co-requisite: NURS 423. Three hours per week.
  • NURS 423-011 NRS CHILDBEAR/REAR FAM CLN
    Focus on use of nursing process with childbearing and childrearing families in rural community settings and in acute care settings, both rural and urban. Emphasis on assisting clients in promoting, maintaining and/or regaining health. Students focus on clinical practice as they develop knowledge, psychomotor skills and professional values. Developmental and family theories stressed. Prerequisites: NURS 310, 311, 312, 319 with a C or better. Co-requisite: NURS 422. Nine hours per week.
  • NURS 423-012 NRS CHILDBEAR/REAR FAM CLN
    Focus on use of nursing process with childbearing and childrearing families in rural community settings and in acute care settings, both rural and urban. Emphasis on assisting clients in promoting, maintaining and/or regaining health. Students focus on clinical practice as they develop knowledge, psychomotor skills and professional values. Developmental and family theories stressed. Prerequisites: NURS 310, 311, 312, 319 with a C or better. Co-requisite: NURS 422. Nine hours per week.
  • NURS 423-021 NRS CHILDBEAR/REAR FAM CLN
    Focus on use of nursing process with childbearing and childrearing families in rural community settings and in acute care settings, both rural and urban. Emphasis on assisting clients in promoting, maintaining and/or regaining health. Students focus on clinical practice as they develop knowledge, psychomotor skills and professional values. Developmental and family theories stressed. Prerequisites: NURS 310, 311, 312, 319 with a C or better. Co-requisite: NURS 422. Nine hours per week.
  • NURS 423-022 NRS CHILDBEAR/REAR FAM CLN
    Focus on use of nursing process with childbearing and childrearing families in rural community settings and in acute care settings, both rural and urban. Emphasis on assisting clients in promoting, maintaining and/or regaining health. Students focus on clinical practice as they develop knowledge, psychomotor skills and professional values. Developmental and family theories stressed. Prerequisites: NURS 310, 311, 312, 319 with a C or better. Co-requisite: NURS 422. Nine hours per week.
  • NURS 490-003 INDEPENDENT STUDY
    Intensive study in a specific area of nursing agreed upon by the student and faculty member. Open to senior and graduate students. May be taken twice under different course subtitles recorded with the registrar. Prerequisite: Written consent of instructor who will direct the study and chair of the department.
  • NURS 560-182 INDEPENDENT STUDY
    Focused study on a specific area of advanced practice nursing agreed upon by the student and the faculty. May include preliminary work directed toward a thesis/capstone area of interest, a specialized area of study, or clinical practice. May be taken more than once under different course subtitles recorded with the registrar for a maximum of six hours credit. Prerequisite: Written consent of the faculty who will direct the study. One to three hours per week.
  • NURS 590-182 THESIS
    Provides an opportunity for the master’s level student to conduct formal research related to nursing. Reflects a culminating research study as an independent project under the direction of a thesis chair and committee. Incorporates knowledge from research methodology and analysis learned throughout the program. Requires that the student demonstrate critical thinking, a proficiency in oral and written communication, and use of appropriate information technology. Traditional defense of thesis required. May be repeated; no limit to the number of repeats. Prerequisites: MATH 502, NURS 544, and permission of the instructor.
  • NURS 593-182 CAPSTONE I: PROPOSAL
    Focused on the development and refinement of a scholarly study of a clinical case, a topic or an issue relevant to the student’s master’s degree track. The Capstone Proposal reflects the culminating synthesis of knowledge from graduate courses as an independent project under the direction of a project chair and committee. Requires that the student demonstrate critical thinking, a proficiency in oral and written communication, and use of appropriate information technology. May not receive credit for NURS 593 and NURS 591. Prerequisites: Year 2 or 3 of M.S. program, MATH 502, NURS 542, NURS 544, and permission of the instructor.
  • NURS 594-182 CAPSTONE II: IMPLEMENTATION
    Focuses on the implementation of the previously approved Capstone Proposal (NURS 593) and reflects a culminating synthesis of knowledge from graduate courses as an independent project under the direction of a project chair and committee. Critical thinking excellent oral and written communication, and skillful use of information technology are required. May not receive credit for NURS 594 and NURS 591. Prerequisites: Year 2 or 3 of M.S. program, permission of the instructor, successful completion of NURS 593.
  • NURS 595-182 CAPSTONE III: DISSEMINATION
    Focuses on the dissemination of the previously approved Capstone Proposal and Implementation (NURS 593, 594) and reflects a culminating synthesis of knowledge from graduate courses as an independent project under the direction of a Capstone Committee chair and committee. Critical thinking excellent oral and written communication, and skillful use of information technology are required. May not receive credit for NURS 595 and NURS 591. Prerequisites: Year 3 of M.S. program, permission of the instructor, successful completion of NURS 594.

2014 Summer I

  • NURS 592-182 INTERNSHIP
    Provides an opportunity for the graduate nursing student to synthesize knowledge and experience from graduate courses and to enhance or expand preparation for advanced nursing practice through an internship. Prerequisites: Completion of all practicum courses in track or permission of instructor. Requires 126 precepted hours.
  • NURS 593-182 CAPSTONE I: PROPOSAL
    Focused on the development and refinement of a scholarly study of a clinical case, a topic or an issue relevant to the student’s master’s degree track. The Capstone Proposal reflects the culminating synthesis of knowledge from graduate courses as an independent project under the direction of a project chair and committee. Requires that the student demonstrate critical thinking, a proficiency in oral and written communication, and use of appropriate information technology. May not receive credit for NURS 593 and NURS 591. Prerequisites: Year 2 or 3 of M.S. program, MATH 502, NURS 542, NURS 544, and permission of the instructor.
  • NURS 594-182 CAPSTONE II: IMPLEMENTATION
    Focuses on the implementation of the previously approved Capstone Proposal (NURS 593) and reflects a culminating synthesis of knowledge from graduate courses as an independent project under the direction of a project chair and committee. Critical thinking excellent oral and written communication, and skillful use of information technology are required. May not receive credit for NURS 594 and NURS 591. Prerequisites: Year 2 or 3 of M.S. program, permission of the instructor, successful completion of NURS 593.
  • NURS 595-182 CAPSTONE III: DISSEMINATION
    Focuses on the dissemination of the previously approved Capstone Proposal and Implementation (NURS 593, 594) and reflects a culminating synthesis of knowledge from graduate courses as an independent project under the direction of a Capstone Committee chair and committee. Critical thinking excellent oral and written communication, and skillful use of information technology are required. May not receive credit for NURS 595 and NURS 591. Prerequisites: Year 3 of M.S. program, permission of the instructor, successful completion of NURS 594.

2014 Summer II

  • NURS 592-182 INTERNSHIP
    Provides an opportunity for the graduate nursing student to synthesize knowledge and experience from graduate courses and to enhance or expand preparation for advanced nursing practice through an internship. Prerequisites: Completion of all practicum courses in track or permission of instructor. Requires 126 precepted hours.
  • NURS 593-182 CAPSTONE I: PROPOSAL
    Focused on the development and refinement of a scholarly study of a clinical case, a topic or an issue relevant to the student’s master’s degree track. The Capstone Proposal reflects the culminating synthesis of knowledge from graduate courses as an independent project under the direction of a project chair and committee. Requires that the student demonstrate critical thinking, a proficiency in oral and written communication, and use of appropriate information technology. May not receive credit for NURS 593 and NURS 591. Prerequisites: Year 2 or 3 of M.S. program, MATH 502, NURS 542, NURS 544, and permission of the instructor.

2014 Fall

  • NURS 370-001 MATERNL NWBRN NURS: FAM
    Study of theory related to nursing care of childbearing families in rural communities. Explores social and health care issues related to changing needs of women across the life span. Prerequisites: NURS 310, 311, 319, 329 (prereq/coreq). Co-requisite: NURS 371. Three hours per week.
  • NURS 542-610 QUAL RESEARCH IN HLTH CARE
    Focuses on the importance of the theoretical foundations of research, and on qualitative methods of scientific inquiry. Emphasis in placed on the accumulation of scientific evidence in health care, and on the critical analysis and communication of evidence related to a specific topic. Prerequisites: Admission to a graduate program or permission of the instructor. Three hours per week.
  • NURS 593-182 CAPSTONE I: PROPOSAL
    Focused on the development and refinement of a scholarly study of a clinical case, a topic or an issue relevant to the student’s master’s degree track. The Capstone Proposal reflects the culminating synthesis of knowledge from graduate courses as an independent project under the direction of a project chair and committee. Requires that the student demonstrate critical thinking, a proficiency in oral and written communication, and use of appropriate information technology. May not receive credit for NURS 593 and NURS 591. Prerequisites: Year 2 or 3 of M.S. program, MATH 502, NURS 542, NURS 544, and permission of the instructor.
  • NURS 594-182 CAPSTONE II: IMPLEMENTATION
    Focuses on the implementation of the previously approved Capstone Proposal (NURS 593) and reflects a culminating synthesis of knowledge from graduate courses as an independent project under the direction of a project chair and committee. Critical thinking excellent oral and written communication, and skillful use of information technology are required. May not receive credit for NURS 594 and NURS 591. Prerequisites: Year 2 or 3 of M.S. program, permission of the instructor, successful completion of NURS 593.
  • NURS 595-182 CAPSTONE III: DISSEMINATION
    Focuses on the dissemination of the previously approved Capstone Proposal and Implementation (NURS 593, 594) and reflects a culminating synthesis of knowledge from graduate courses as an independent project under the direction of a Capstone Committee chair and committee. Critical thinking excellent oral and written communication, and skillful use of information technology are required. May not receive credit for NURS 595 and NURS 591. Prerequisites: Year 3 of M.S. program, permission of the instructor, successful completion of NURS 594.

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Awards, Scholarship & Creative Works:  []

Article(s)

Bracken, M., Messing, J.T., Campbell, J.C., La Flair, L.N. & Kub, J. 
(2010). 
Intimate partner violence & abuse among female nurses & nursing personnel: Prevalence & risk factors. 
Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 
31, 
137-148. 

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