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Fall 2019NURS 442 NURS LEAD AND MANAGEMENT (Fall 2019)Explores roles in nursing within the health care system with particular emphasis on leadership and management functions. Provides students with a conceptual understanding of the social, political, legislative and economic forces shaping the U.S. health care system and its impact on the rural environment. Prerequisites: NURS 310, 311, 312, 319, 329, 350, 351, 422, 423 with a C or better. Pre/Co-requisites: NURS 380, 381, 430, 431, 443. Two hours per week.NURS 515 EPIDEMIOLOGY (Fall 2019)Focuses on epidemiology as the basic science of disease prevention and the role of epidemiology in public health clinical practice and the evaluation of public policy. Provides an introduction to epidemiology and the epidemiologic approach to problems of health and disease. The basic principles and methods of epidemiology are presented together with their applications to public health and clinical medicine. Prerequisite: Admission to graduate program or permission of the instructor. Three hours lecture per week.NURS 526 HEALTH CARE INFORMATICS (Fall 2019)Introduces the student to the field of health care informatics via a web-based instructional format. History of health care informatics, interrelated concepts, such as classification systems and languages, and ethical and confidentiality concerns are explored. Informatics applications in clinical practice, education and administration are discussed. Prerequisite: Admission to a graduate program or permission of the instructor. Three hours per week.NURS 742 QUALITY IMPRVMT IN HLTHCARE (Fall 2019)Focuses on theory, methods and tools for quality improvement. Prepares for design, implementation and evaluation of evidence-based quality health care practices for patient populations (individuals and aggregates) in a variety of settings. Assess organizational culture, gather safety information, analyze data and translate findings into systems changes through action learning experiences within organizations. Prerequisites: Admissions to the D.N.P. Program; NURS 744 or permission of instructor. Three hours per week.NURS 881 DNP PROJECT 1: TOPIC & ID (Fall 2019)Focused on advancing nursing knowledge in a specialty area. Explore the literature in an area of interest to identify the topic for an evidence-based project that will improve health care outcomes and provide the foundation for future scholarship. Prerequisite: NURS 744 or permission of instructor. One hour per week.NURS 883 DNP PROJECT 3: IMPLEMENT (Fall 2019)Focused on advancing nursing knowledge in a specialty area. Implement the evidence-based project proposal from NURS 882. The role of the D.N.P. as a leader in complex organizational systems is addressed as it relates to the evidence-based project. Prerequisites: Year 3 of the D.N.P. program or permission of instructor, NURS 882. One hour per week.Spring 2020NURS 440 SENIOR SEMINAR (Spring 2020)Provides a conceptual understanding of leadership and management processes in the health care system. Explores past, present and emerging roles of the professional nurse including political, economic and professional issues. Prerequisite: Completion of all required 300-level NURS courses. Three hours per week.NURS 571 HEALTH CARE LEADER SEMINAR (Spring 2020)Builds upon a management focus and makes the distinction between management and leadership models with emphasis on the evolution of leadership concepts and their application in health care organizations. Through examination of the characteristics of great leaders, explores strategies for the identification and development of leadership skills in one's self and others. Power and legitimacy are explored as are ethical dilemmas and their resolution. Methods of productive interpersonal communication are stressed. Corequisite: NURS 572. Three hours per week.NURS 572 HEALTH CARE LEADER PRACT (Spring 2020)Focuses on the development of a personal leadership style with requisite knowledge, skills and abilities. Includes mentored experiences in health care organizations and the practice of leadership with a team. Corequisite: NURS 571. Nine hours practicum per week.NURS 882 DNP PROJECT 2: PROPOSAL DEV (Spring 2020)Focused on advancing nursing knowledge in a specialty area. Review the literature and integrate content from previous graduate courses to develop the proposal for an evidence-based project that will improve health care outcomes and provide the foundation for future scholarship. Prerequisite: NURS 881. One hour per week.NURS 884 DNP PROJECT 4: EVAL & DISSEM (Spring 2020)Focused on advancing nursing knowledge in a specialty area. Evaluate and disseminate the approved project from NURS 883. The role of the D.N.P. as a leader in complex organizational systems is addressed as it relates to the evaluation and dissemination of the project. Prerequisites: Year 3 of the D.N.P. program or permission of instructor, NURS 883. One hour per week.
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