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GENERAL INFORMATION

Message From the President 2
The University of Hawai'i 5
calendar 6-7
undergraduate education 8-
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UHM General Education Core and Graduation Requirements 23-
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graduate education 28-
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student Life 46-
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tuition, fees, and financial aid 59-
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degrees and certificates 70-
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hawaiian, asian, and pacific studies 217-
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health sciences and social welfare 226
interdisciplinary programs 227-
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nursing 256-
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ocean and earth science and technology 267-
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outreach college 285-
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rotc programs 293-
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travel industry management 298-
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tropical agriculture and human resources 304-
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instructional support, research, and Service Units  478-
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COURSES

overview 325
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PERSONNEL

administration 484-
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Endowed Chairs and Distinguished Professorships 486
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emeriti faculty 511-
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Instructional Support, Research, and Service Units Staff 518-
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glossary 533-
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Courses: Nursing
Nursing (NURS)

School of Nursing 

NURS 200 Consumer Health Online (3) Explores and evaluates consumer health and medical information, support groups, and self-help communities on the Internet. The focus is on informed decision-making and active participation in personal health and medical care. Pre: e-mail address, internet access, and computer availability; or consent. Open to non-nursing majors with consent.

NURS 201 Healing and Wellness (3) Course is built upon the dimensions that comprise healing and wellness and is based upon the mind-body-spirit model of the human energy system. Theoretical/research concepts and experiential interventions and strategies will be explored to enhance health and wellness with self and others. Pre: Introductory English or consent. Open to non-nursing majors with consent.

NURS 203 Statistical Concepts for Health Professionals (3) Descriptive methods; graphic methods; central tendency; variability; normal curve; sampling theory; correlation and regression; reliability and significance; inferential methods as applied to health care research. A-F only. 

NURS 301 Nursing: The Next Generation (3) Survey of nursing theories, conceptual frameworks, and decision-making, emphasizing the role of the professional nurse. Examination of professional nursing practice and roles in diverse community settings. Restricted to majors. A-F only. Pre: admission to the School of Nursing or consent.

NURS 305 Women and Health (3) Explores current issues in the conceptualization and delivery of health care for women. Pre: one of POLS 110, SOC 100, WS 151, or 202. (Cross-listed as WS 305)

NURS 310 Psychosocial Nursing Concepts (3) Examination of psychosocial concepts in relationship to therapeutic use of self within nursing practice. Focuses on concepts of communication, interpersonal relationships, and culture. Pre: admission to the School of Nursing or consent. Co-requisite: 330.

NURS 311 Pathophysiologic Nursing Concepts (3) Pathophysiologic basis of altered health as a foundation for planning nursing care. Application of concepts from microbiology, chemistry, anatomy, physiology, and psychology. Restricted to majors. Pre: 330 or consent.

NURS 330 Professional Nursing I (2) Concepts/theories of health assessment; data collection and analysis used to distinguish between health and deviations in health. Attention to principles of communication and interviewing. Introduction to professional nursing. Pre: admission to the School of Nursing or consent. Co-requisite: 310, 330L.

NURS 330L Professional Nursing I Lab (3) Application of assessment skills in dry lab and clinical settings; communication skills, interviewing techniques, and physical examination skills. Pre: admission to the School of Nursing or consent. Co-requisite: 310, 330.

NURS 331 Professional Nursing II (2) Introduction to nursing as a practice profession and the use of the nursing process and nursing interventions to meet basic human needs. Pre: 310, 330, 330L. All required courses scheduled within the full-time or decelerated curriculum plan for a given semester must be successfully completed with credit before progressing to the following semester. Co-requisite: 311, 331L.

NURS 331L Professional Nursing II Lab (3) Application of the nursing process and the use of nursing interventions to meet basic human needs. Introduction to nursing as a practice profession. Pre: 310, 330, 330L. All required courses scheduled within the full-time or decelerated curriculum plan for a given semester must be successfully completed with credit before progressing to the following semester. Co-requisite: 311, 331. 

NURS 340 Ethical Legal Aspect Health-care (3) Ethical dilemmas and legal issues in health care; focus on decision-making in professional activity and social policy formation. Pre: open to non-nursing majors with consent.

NURS 341 Alternative Nursing Interventions (3) Alternative nursing interventions in providing care for individuals, families, and groups. Pre: open to non-nursing majors with consent.

NURS 342 Health-care/Nursing in Japan in Comparison with the United States (3) Comparison of Japanese health-care system and professional nursing practice with that of the United States. Field trip to Japan includes interactions with Japanese nursing students. Pre: Open to non-nursing majors with consent.

NURS 343 Gerontology: Its Nursing Implications (3) Explores attitudes toward the aged, biological and psychological aspects, ethnicity, sexuality, nutritional problems, community resources, other related topics. Pre: open to non-nursing majors with consent.

NURS 344 Nursing in the Multicultural Milieu (3) Relates values, beliefs, attitudes, family organization, lifestyles, and health practices in different ethnic groups to health- care and nursing practice. Pre: open to non-nursing majors with consent.

NURS 345 The Brain (3) Introduction to neuroanatomy, neurochemistry, and neurophysiology for undergraduate students interested in any health profession. Pre: open to non-nursing majors with consent.

NURS 346 The Reflective Clinician (2) Examines the effect of the arts on the subjective human experience. Approaches and knowledge from the humanities are used to explore and enhance the therapeutic effectiveness of the nurse. Pre: open to non-nursing majors with consent.

NURS 347 Pharmacobehavioral Aspects of Substance Use/Abuse (3) Survey of physiobehavioral effects of major categories of used/abused substances including opiates, sedative/hypnotics, common "recreational" drugs, and abused foods. Pre: open to non-nursing majors with consent.

NURS 348 Nursing Care of HIV Infected Client (2) Discussion of selected aspects of HIV disease, manifestations, systems affected, and nursing considerations. Legal and social implications affecting nursing care of HIV positive clients are explored. Pre: open to non-nursing majors with consent.

NURS 349 Introduction to Pain Management (2) A fundamental course on pain, using cancer-related pain as the model. Discussion of effective assessment, treatment, management, and evaluation of pain. Pre: open to non-nursing majors with consent.

NURS 350 Chronic Illness in Children and Adolescents (V) Explores the impact of chronic illness on children, adolescents, families, and communities. A variety of specific chronic conditions will be examined. Pre: open to non-nursing majors with consent.

NURS 361 Health Education and Promotion (2) Provides an overview of the concepts and application of health education and health promotion theories and principles as applies to individuals, groups, and the larger public. Pre: open to non-nursing majors with consent. (Cross-listed as DH 361) Spring only.

NURS 370 Adult Health Nursing I (2) Examination of human responses to commonly occurring adult health problems across acute and community settings. Pre: 311, 331, and 331L; or consent. All required courses scheduled within the full-time or decelerated curriculum plan for a given semester must be successfully completed with credit before progressing to the following semester. Co-requisite: 370L.

NURS 370L Adult Health Nursing I Lab (3) Application of the nursing process in the care of clients with commonly occurring adult health problems across acute and community settings. Pre: 311, 331/331L. All required courses scheduled within the full-time or decelerated curriculum plan for a given semester must be successfully completed with credit before progressing to the following semester. Co-requisite: 370.

NURS 371 Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing (3) Examination of human responses to psychiatric and mental illness in relation to physiologic, psychologic, social, cultural and environmental concepts. Emphasis on self-awareness, therapeutic communication and health-related outcomes. Pre: 331 and 331L; or consent. All required courses scheduled within the full-time or decelerated curriculum plan for a given semester must be successfully completed with credit before progressing to the following semester. Co-requisite: 370, 370L, and 371L. 

NURS 371L Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Lab (2) Application of the nursing process involving human responses to psychiatric and mental illness. Emphasizes self-awareness, therapeutic communication and health-related outcomes. Pre: 331 and 331L; or consent. All required courses scheduled within the full-time or decelerated curriculum plan for a given semester must be successfully completed with credit before progressing to the following semester. Co-requisite: 370, 370L, and 371.

NURS 372 Maternal Newborn Nursing (2) Examination of human responses to childbearing and the nursing practice for that experience. Focuses on health promotion and the maintenance of the childbearing family. Pre: 371, 371L. All required courses scheduled within the full-time or decelerated curriculum plan for a given semester must be successfully completed with credit before progressing to the following semester. Co-requisite: 372L. 

NURS 372L Maternal Newborn Nursing Lab (3) Application of clinical knowledge to the care of the childbearing client and family across acute and community settings. Emphasis on health promotion and maintenance of the childbearing family. Pre: 371/371L. All required courses scheduled within the full-time or decelerated curriculum plan for a given semester must be successfully completed with credit before progressing to the following semester. Co-requisite: 372.

NURS 373 Child Health Nursing (2) Emphasis on concepts related to the delivery of holistic, therapeutic nursing care to culturally diverse children and families across community and acute settings. Pre: 371 and 371L; or consent. All required courses scheduled within the full-time or decelerated curriculum plan for a given semester must be successfully completed with credit before progressing to the following semester. Co-requisite: 373L.

NURS 373L Child Health Nursing Lab (3) Application of concepts related to the delivery of holistic, therapeutic nursing care to culturally diverse children and families across community and acute settings. Pre: 371/371L. All required courses scheduled within the full-time or decelerated curriculum plan for a given semester must be successfully completed with credit before progressing to the following semester. Co-requisite: 373.

NURS 399 Directed Reading/Research I, II (V) Limited to juniors and seniors in nursing.

NURS 410 Case Management in Managed Care (2) Case Management as a delivery system, impact on health-care outcomes, relationship to health-care economics, knowledge and skills necessary for case managers. Includes lecture, discussion, and field trips. Pre: 331 or consent; open to non-nursing majors with consent.

NURS 411 NCLEX Review (2) Overview of the NCLEX-RN licensure examination and regular, systematic practice in taking multiple choice examinations. Pre: open to non-nursing majors with consent.

NURS 420 Cooperative Education in Nursing (V) A two-semester course with seminar in professional role development in addition to paid work experience in nursing at a local agency. CR/NC only. Repeatable. Pre: 370. 

NURS 437 Rural Health Teams (3) Introduction to concepts and skills of interdisciplinary practice and capacity building focused on the improvement of health in a rural community. A-F only. Pre: consent.

NURS 439 Management for Health Professionals (3) Explores basic management concepts. Emphasizes problem solving methods as a means of determining situationally appropriate actions in institutional and community settings. Pre: completion of junior year or consent.

NURS 441 Introduction to Nursing Research (3) Introduction to the research process and an understanding of the applicability of the scientific approach to nursing. Pre: college-level statistics course and completion of junior year; or consent.

NURS 470 Adult Health Nursing II (2) Ongoing examination of human responses to complex adult health problems in acute care and the community. Concepts of ethics, continuity of care and managed care are included. Pre: 373, 373L. All required courses scheduled within the full-time or decelerated curriculum plan for a given semester must be successfully completed with credit before progressing to the following semester. Co-requisite: 470L.

NURS 470L Adult Health Nursing II Lab (3) Application of the nursing process, concepts of ethics, continuity of care and managed care in the care of multiple adult clients and their families with complex health problems across acute and community settings. Pre: 373, 373L. All required courses scheduled within the full-time or decelerated curriculum plan for a given semester must be successfully completed with credit before progressing to the following semester. Co-requisite: 470.

NURS 471 Community Health Nursing (2) Introduction to community health nursing concepts necessary for managing and/or delivering care in homes and various community sites to populations at risk of/or in compromised health. Pre: 373 and 373L; or consent. All required courses scheduled within the full-time or decelerated curriculum plan for a given semester must be successfully completed with credit before progressing to the following semester. Co-requisite: 471L.

NURS 471L Community Health Nursing Lab (3) Application of community health nursing concepts in managing and/or delivering care in homes and various community sites to populations at risk of or in compromised health. Pre: 373, 373L. All required courses scheduled within the full-time or decelerated curriculum plan for a given semester must be successfully completed with credit before progressing to the following semester. Co-requisite: 471.

NURS 472 Introduction to Critical Care Concepts (2) Introduction to nursing concepts, theory, and research utilized in a critical care setting. Pre: 470 or consent. Open to non-nursing majors with consent. 

NURS 475 Complex Nursing Practice (2) Examination of comprehensive care of clients with complex needs within the health care system. Emphasis on quality management, continuity of care, culture, and ethics. Pre: 441,471, and 471L; or consent. All required courses scheduled within the full-time or decelerated curriculum plan for a given semester must be successfully completed with credit before progressing to the following semester. Co-requisites: 439, 475L.

NURS 475L Complex Nursing Practice Lab (5) Delivery of comprehensive nursing care to clients with complex needs in community and/or acute care settings. Emphasis on quality management, continuity of care, culture, and ethics. Pre: 441, 471, 471L. All required courses scheduled within the full-time or decelerated curriculum plan for a given semester must be successfully completed with credit before progressing to the following semester. Co-requisite: 439, 475.

NURS 486 Professional Issues and Trends (2) Opportunity to study issues in nursing within context of health-care system and changing society. Aspects of nursing history; professionalism; credentialing; legal and ethics issues. Pre: completion of junior year or consent.

NURS 491 Seminar in Perioperative Nursing I (3) Development of a knowledge base for the professional and technical practice of perioperative nursing. Repeatable once. Pre: 470 or RN license or consent. Co-requisite: 491L

NURS 491L Perioperative Nursing Clinical I (3) Application of clinical knowledge to the care of the surgical client. Development of skills for professional and technical perioperative nursing practice. Repeatable once. Pre: 470 or RN license or consent. Co-requisite: 491.

NURS 492 Seminar in Perioperative Nursing II (3) Further expands the perioperative nursing knowledge base by focusing on nursing care in specialty surgical services. Repeatable once. Pre: 491 and 491L, or consent. Co-requisite: 492L.

NURS 492L Perioperative Nursing Clinical II (3) Integration of basic surgical concepts in the care of the client receiving specialty surgical services. Continued development of skills for professional and technical perioperative nursing practice. Repeatable once. Pre: 491 and 491L, or consent. Co-requisite: 492. 

NURS 500 Master's Plan B/C Studies (1)

NURS 610 Telehealth: Analysis and Applications (3) Analysis and application of telecommunications and information technology for improving patient care and community health. Using a proposal development and technology assessment framework, participants will develop a new application related to their professional interests.

NURS 611 Mental Health Assessment and Diagnosis (2) Identification and synthesis of pertinent biopsychosocial, cultural, and spiritual data to complete a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation. 

NURS 612 Advanced Health Assessment (3) (2-Lec, 1-Lab) Provides a framework for systematic and comprehensive data collection, organization, precise recording, accurate interpretation and communication of data reflecting the biopsychophysical status of individuals across the lifespan. Repeatable once. Pre: 639 or consent. 

NURS 613 Pathophysiology for Advanced Practice (3) Provides the advanced practice nurse with an increased knowledge of selected complex topics in physiology. Application of advanced concepts to the determination of clinical manifestations and selection of assessment and management protocols.

NURS 615 Mental Health Nursing I (3) Focus on mind-body relationship in illnesses and culturally specific interventions for health promotion and prevention of common and acute mental health concerns in individuals, groups, families, and communities. Pre: 611 and 632 (or concurrent).

NURS 616 Physiology of Behavior (3) Survey of neuroanatomy, neurochemistry, and neurophysiology of behavior, including arousal, movement, emotion, memory, learning, feeding and sexuality. For nurses, psychology or biomedical students. No prerequisites but STRONGLY RECOMMENDED as a prerequisite for 623 (Psychopharmacology).

NURS 618 Biobehavioral Concepts (1) Critical analysis of biobehavioral concepts and relevant measurement instruments for advanced nursing practice in multicultural settings.

NURS 620 Methods and Measurement in Nursing Research (3) Examination of the research process for critical analysis of nursing research relevant to practice. Focus on measurement concepts and methods relevant to patient care outcomes. Pre: 639 (or concurrent) or consent.

NURS 621 Advanced Practice Nursing I (3) Health promotion and disease prevention for health assessment and counseling of culturally diverse individuals are presented. Concepts and knowledge for the recognition, evaluation, and management of common illnesses encountered in primary care are included. Pre: 612 and 613, or consent. Co-requisite: 631.

NURS 622 Mental Health Nursing II (3) Identify risk factors and focus on cultural specific intervention strategies for chronic mental health concerns with individuals, groups, families, and communities. Pre: 615. 

NURS 623 Psychopharmacology (3) Survey of biopsychological bases of and biotherapies for major mental disorders, including the schizophrenias, affective and personality disorders, pediatric and geriatric problems, and neurological dysfunctions with appropriate applications to health care. Pre: graduate standing or consent.

NURS 624 Clinical Management Issues in Psychopharmacology (2) Review of the neurobiological concepts underlying the pharmacotherapies utilized in the major mental disorders (neurobiological disorders). Emphasis is placed upon the clinical management of the pharmacotherapies in prescriptive practice. Pre: consent.

NURS 627 Child/Family Health Assessment (4) (2 Sem, 8-hr Lab) Opportunity to develop specialized clinical competence in assessment of children as a basis for the development of clinical specialization. Development of the individual's potential toward health maintenance functioning.

NURS 629 Pharmacology for Nurses in Advanced Practice (V) Prepares nurses in advanced practice to monitor, review, renew, and prescribe medications by applying principles of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacotherapeutics of specific drugs used in the care of common disorders. Repeatable. Pre: consent.

NURS 630 Information Systems in Healthcare (3) Introduction to information systems in health care as pertaining to nursing and health care. Demonstrate competency in the use of nursing and health information systems in clinical practice. 

NURS 631 Advanced Practice Clinical I (4) Supervised clinical practicum for community-based Advanced Practice Nursing I. Pre: 612. Co-requisite: 621.

NURS 632 Therapeutic Modalities (2) Psychotherapy theories and models utilized in interventions relevant to diverse cultures and ethnic groups.

NURS 633 Child Health: Promotion and Maintenance (3) Presents normal developmental, physiological, and social needs of children within the context of family; then focuses on the management of common acute and chronic illnesses of children. Co-requisite: 639 and one of 631, 644, or 734.

NURS 634 Child Health: Special Problems (5) (2 Sem, 12-hr Lab) Focuses on assessment and intervention with infants, children, and adolescents with ambulatory acute or chronic health problems or potential for compromised growth and development. Emphasizes critical analysis of research in pediatric health-care problems. Pre: 633.

NURS 635 Women's Health: Promotion and Maintenance (3) Provides a foundation of concepts necessary to maintain and promote women's health, including developmental, physiological, and social needs of women of all ages and the management of common health problems and concerns specific to women. Co-requisite: 639 and one of 631, 644, or 734.

NURS 636 Women's Health: Special Problems (5) (2 Sem, 12-hr Lab) Focuses upon assessment and intervention of at-risk and high-risk women during pregnancy, intercon-ception, and the menopausal years. Emphasizes critical analysis of research in pregnancy, family planning, and common gynecological problems. Pre: 635 or consent.

NURS 637 Delivery of Nursing Care in a Rural Community (V) Supervised clinical community-based practicum for advanced practice nurses in rural health care. Pre: 621 and 631.

NURS 639 Disciplinary Knowledge I (3) Exploration of a variety of philosophies of science and examination of factors influencing the development of nursing theory and the emergence of nursing as a discipline.

NURS 641 Community Partnership and Health Policy I (2) Multidisciplinary health professional course analyzes influences of healthcare delivery systems, leadership, health education and team building. Involves policy formation strategies, resource management, and teaching portfolios. Pre: consent.

NURS 642 Community Partnership and Health Policy II (2) Multidisciplinary health professional course utilizes education and research to address impact of health education. Students lead educational sessions about the influence of health policies. Pre: 641 or consent.

NURS 643 Advanced Practice Nursing II (3) Management of health/illness status with emphasis on acute conditions commonly seen in primary care. APN-client relationship, role in practice, culturally relevant care, diagnosis, client appropriate treatment, education, family centered are also discussed. Pre: 621 and 631, or consent. Co-requisite: 644.

NURS 644 Advanced Practice Clinical II (4) Application in clinical settings of the concepts and principles of assessment, diagnosis, evaluation, management and professionalism as covered in NURS 643. Pre: 621 and 631; or consent. Co-requisite: 643.

NURS 645 Advanced Practice Mental Health Practicum I (V) Supervised application of theories, research findings, skills and interventions for advanced practice nursing in primary, acute and chronic care with individuals, groups, families, or communities with socioeconomically and/or culturally diverse populations. Repeatable one time. Co-requisite: 611, 615, 622, or 632.

NURS 646 Advanced Practice Mental Health Practicum II (V) Further supervised application of theories, research findings, skills and interventions for advanced practice nursing in primary, acute and chronic care with individuals, groups, families, or communities with socioeconomically and/or culturally diverse populations. Repeatable one time. Pre: 645. Co-requisite: 611, 615, 622, or 632.

NURS 648 Graduate Cooperative Education in Nursing I (2) First semester of a two-semester course with a seminar on advanced practice role development and practice in addition to paid work experiences. CR/NC only. Repeatable once. Pre: 621 and 631, or concurrent; or 611 or 632, or concurrent.

NURS 649 Graduate Cooperative Education in Nursing II (1) Second semester of a two-semester course with a seminar on advanced practice role development and practice in addition to paid work experience. CR/NC only. Repeatable once. Pre: 648.

NURS 650 Complementary and Traditional Care (3) A review of theoretical systems and approaches to complementary and traditional care in culturally diverse populations with a focus on wellness. Appropriate for all health-care professionals. 

NURS 651 Pain: Its Pathophysiology, Assessment, and Management (3) In-depth study of the theoretical concepts of pain. Theories are evaluated for their potential use in the delivery of health care, emphasizing the assessment and management of pain. 

NURS 660 (Alpha) Selected Topics in Nursing (3) Advanced study, exploration of special topics in clinical nursing. (D) developmentally disabled children and their families; (I) current issues in professional nursing.

NURS 662 Management and Leadership of Clinical Systems (3) Study of theoretical and conceptual basis of leadership and management applied to changing clinical systems.

NURS 663 Clinical Systems Management I (3) Analysis of various clinical management concepts and health-care delivery systems influencing outcomes, process, and costs in the delivery of care. Pre: 662 (or concurrent) or consent.

NURS 664 Clinical Systems Practicum (3) Supervised experience in clinical systems management for the nursing administrator. Pre: 663 (or concurrent) or consent.

NURS 665 Clinical Economics and Finance (3) Economic and financial concepts and tools for developing and managing patient care processes.

NURS 675 Advanced Practice Clinical (V) Application of concepts and principles of assessment, diagnosis, management, and evaluation of clients in supervised clinical practicum for advanced practice nursing. A-F only. Pre: 612.

NURS 695 Successful Aging: Physiologic (3) Advanced study of the functional, cultural, psychological, and socioeconomic phenomena that impact the physiology of normal and abnormal aging. Emphasis is on promoting successful aging among elder residents of the Pacific Basin and applications to primary health care. Pre: consent.

NURS 699 Directed Study or Research (V) Directed study of problems related to nursing theory and practice. Pre: consent.

NURS 700 Thesis Research (V) Research for master's thesis.

NURS 710 Designing and Conducting Clinical Trials (3) Small group sections will guide students as they produce their own clinical trial protocol. Topics like ethics and statistical power will be addressed briefly. Repeatable one time. Pre: any graduate level statistics course.

NURS 733 Advanced Practice Nursing III (3) Management of chronic illness using selected health-care systems in culturally diverse communities. Management includes practice, consultation, education, research, and evaluation. Pre: 643 and 644; or consent. Co-requisite: 734.

NURS 734 Advanced Practice Clinical III (4) Third clinical practicum for advanced practice nursing. Emphasis is on integration of knowledge, skills, and outcomes evaluation. Pre: 643 and 644, or consent. Co-requisite: 733.

NURS 739 Advanced Nursing Science (3) Provides opportunities to know and practice the process of theory development in nursing and to test concepts, relationships, and models about health behavior in culturally diverse populations. Pre: 639 (or concurrent) or consent.

NURS 741 Quantitative Methods and Measures (3) Critical analysis of quantitative research methods used to analyze problems of interest to nursing in culturally diverse populations. Pre: 620 or consent.

NURS 742 Qualitative Methods and Measures (3) Application of qualitative research methods in the development of clinical nursing disciplinary knowledge related to culturally diverse populations. Pre: 620 or consent.

NURS 744 Seminar on Women and Health (3) Women's health and the role of women health professionals. Current literature and research regarding attitudes, roles, rights, and health care. Pre: graduate standing or consent. (Cross-listed as PH 744 and SW 776)

NURS 745 Creative Learning Strategies for Adults (3) Analysis of forces that affect adult learners. Concept of lifelong learning vis--vis development of creative strategies that assist maturing, self-directed persons to develop their potentialities. (Cross-listed as EDEA 745 and EDEP 745)

NURS 747 Curriculum Development (3) Current theories, issues, and trends of curriculum development in nursing. Application and critiques of related research. 

NURS 748 Supervised Practicum in Teaching (2) Supervised experience in instructional planning and teaching. Pre: 747 (or concurrent) or consent.

NURS 751 Evidence-Based Practice I (3) First course offering in-depth analysis of specific concepts and theoretical formulations of nursing and other disciplines pertinent to the student's area of research interest. Addresses human responses to health in culturally diverse populations.

NURS 761 Evidence-Based Practice II (3) Second course in analysis of specific concepts and theoretical formulations of nursing and other disciplines. Continuation of 751. Pre: 751 or consent.

NURS 774 Clinical Systems Management II (3) Examination of quality of health care, the process of managing health-care outcomes and costs in the delivery of care through the interdisciplinary process. Pre: 664 (or concurrent) and 665 (or concurrent).

NURS 775 Capstone Field Study (3) Supervised experience in advanced clinical systems management for the nursing administrator. Pre: 664 and 774 (or concurrent), or consent.

NURS 777 Nursing Research Practicum I (3) Directed research experience providing opportunity to gain mastery of faculty research. Repeatable once. Pre: 741 and 742.

NURS 778 Nursing Research Practicum II (3) Examination of federal regulations, institutional procedures, legal, and ethical correlates for the protection of human research subjects in culturally diverse populations. Pre: 777 or consent. 

NURS 800 Dissertation Research (V) Research for doctoral dissertation. Repeatable. Pre: consent. 

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