Fall 2019HONR 312 HONR RESRCH/CREATIVE PROJ (Fall 2019)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 310 NURSING CARE OF ADULTS I (Fall 2019)Theory related to nursing care of adults with common health problems who need to maintain or regain optimal levels of functioning. Emphasizes problem solving through use of a variety of resources; examines trends and issues relevant to health care in rural communities. Intended for students admitted to the undergraduate nursing program. Corequisite: NURS 311. Three hours per week.NURS 443 LEADERSHIP PRACTICUM (Fall 2019)Emphasizes integration of nursing knowledge, values and skills in caring for groups of clients. Students experience various professional nursing roles and apply leadership and management strategies. Prerequisites: NURS 310, 311, 312, 319, 329, 350, 351, 422, 423 with a C or better. Pre/Co-requisites: NURS 380, 381, 430, 431, 442. Six hours per week.NURS 561 HEALTH CARE MGMT SEMINAR (Fall 2019)Organized around major management functions, this course focuses on development of theoretical and practical knowledge to prepare students for advanced management responsibilities in diverse health care settings. Explores professional and organizational dynamics, including an overview of management theories, organizational behavior, marketing of health care services, resource analysis and allocation, conflict management, performance improvement, quality management and implementing planned change. Three hours per week.NURS 562 HEALTH CARE MGMT PRACTICUM (Fall 2019)Focuses on the development of a personal style of management with requisite knowledge, skills and abilities. Uses the mentor concept as a framework for management learning experiences in varied health care organizations. Nine hours practicum 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.Spring 2020NURS 350 NURSING CARE OF ADULTS II (Spring 2020)Advanced study of the theory necessary for providing nursing care to seriously ill adults from illness through rehabilitation and recovery. Examines trends in provision of critical and rehabilitative care in rural settings and selected issues related to women’s health. Prerequisites: NURS 310, 311, 319, 329 (prereq/coreq). Three hours per week.NURS 401 READINGS IN HEALTHCARE (Spring 2020)Study of a selected healthcare-related book over the course of a semester with opportunities for discussion of pertinent issues and self-reflection. Reading titles and healthcare topics vary semester to semester. May be repeated under different subtitles for a total of three credits. One hour per week.NURS 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 441 INTERNSHIP (Spring 2020)Precepted practicum emphasizing integration of knowledge, skills, and values needed to care for groups of clients. Opportunities to develop beginning understanding of unit management issues within the context of a health care organization. Fosters increased independence in providing care to clients facilitating the transition to the role of graduate nurse. Prerequisites: NURS 329, 351, 361, 371, 381. Co-requisites: NURS 440. Nine hours 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.