Develop a research or creative project suitable for presentation at an undergraduate research conference or equivalent public venue. Work one-on-one with a faculty mentor from a department of the student's choosing and with Honors administrative faculty to complete and present the independent project. Prerequisites: Admission to Honors Program. One hour per week. (P/F)
NURS 380 PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH (Fall 2019)
Study of theory related to the prevention and nursing care of individuals and families with psychosocial problems. Focuses on communication with clients in community and hospital settings with emphasis on mental illness in rural areas. Considers mental health needs of all age groups with special regard for cultural differences. Prerequisites: NURS 310, 311, 312, 319, 329 with a C or better. Corequisite: NURS 381. Three hours per week.
NURS 381 PSYCHIATRIC MEN HLTH CLN (Fall 2019)
Clinical application of nursing theory and process focused on the prevention and nursing care of psychosocial problems in individuals and families. Focus on therapeutic communication with clients in a psychiatric hospital and clients with psychosocial needs in the community. Prerequisites: NURS 310, 311, 312, 319, 329 with a C or better. Co-requisite: NURS 380. Nine hours per week.
NURS 880 DNP PRACTICUM (Fall 2019)
Provides opportunities to complete experiences that merge the D.N.P. Essentials and specialty competencies with personal scholarly goals. A collaboration between the student, faculty advisor and agency preceptor complements learning in clinical and non-clinical areas in which more expertise is desired. During the D.N.P. Program, a total of four credits (400 hours) of practicum are required at SU in at least two different areas of focus. Prerequisite: Year 2 or 3 of D.N.P. Program or permission of instructor. Seven hours practicum (per credit per week) and two hours seminar 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.