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Nursing (NURS)

School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene

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) DS

NURS 310 Psychosocial Concepts in Health Care (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 and Dental Hygiene 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. DB

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 and Dental Hygiene or consent. Co-requisite: 310, 330L.

NURS 330L Professional Nursing I Lab (2) Application of assessment skills in dry lab and clinical settings; communication skills, interviewing techniques, and physical examination skills. A-F only. Pre: admission to the School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene 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 Contemporary Ethical Issues in Health Care (3) Explore contemporary ethical issues and their legal implications in health care. Focus on decision-making in professional practice 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 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 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. Spring only. (Cross-listed as DH 361)

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: 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. 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. Pre: 331 and 331L; or consent. Co-requisite: 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. 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. Pre: 370, 370L, 371 and 371L.

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. 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. Pre: 370, 370L, 371 and 371L.

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. 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. Pre: 370, 370L, 371 and 371L.

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. 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. Pre: 370, 370L, 371 and 371L.

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 412 Fund of Occupational Health Hazards (2) Introduction to occupational health and four major types of health and safety hazards in the workplace. Review of OSHA regulations related to health care industry. Pre: open to non-nursing majors with consent.

NURS 416 Fundamentals of Ergonomics (3) Introduction to ergonomics principles and their application in understanding and prevention of Muscular Skeletal Disorders encountered in the working environment including introduction to legal aspects of ergonomics. Pre: KLS 263 or consent; open to non-nursing majors with consent. (Cross-listed as KLS 416)

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 430 Hazardous Materials (3) Introduction to state and federal environmental regulations relative to hazardous substances. Analysis of specific health and environmental impacts of hazardous waste. Pre: CHEM 152 (or concurrent) or consent. (Cross-listed as GEOG 420) DB

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. Co-requisite: 475 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. Co-requisite: 471 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 and continuity of care are included. 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. Pre: 372, 372L, 373 and 373L.

NURS 470L Adult Health Nursing II Lab (3) Application of the nursing process, concepts of ethics, and continuity of care in the care of multiple clients and families with complex adult health problems in acute care and the community. 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. Pre: 372, 372L, 373 and 373L.

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. 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. Pre: 372, 372L, 373 and 373L or consent.

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. A-F only. 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. Pre: 372, 372L, 373, 373L and FSHN 475 or consent. 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. DB

NURS 475 Complex Nursing Practice (2) Examination of continuity of care for clients with complex needs within the health care system. Emphasis on quality and case management. 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. Pre: 441, 471 and 471L; or consent. Co-requisites: 439 and 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. A-F only. 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-requisite: 439 and 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: 441.

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

NURS 602 Fundamentals of Health Administration (V) Fundamental concepts and methods of modern management in health care settings.

NURS 603 Legal Basis for Health Services (3) Basis for regulation of public health; aspects of administrative law—including disclosure, confidentiality, consent, interference with person and property, permits, licenses, search and inspection, abatement, seizure, liability, legislative process and politics—influencing public policy development.

NURS 605 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (3) Teaching and learning concepts and the role of advanced practice nurses are applied to health promotion and prevention of common health and illness conditions with culturally diverse individuals, groups, families, and communities. Repeatable one time.

NURS 606 Principles of Fiscal Management for Health Services (3) Budget-making and the budgetary process in public and private health services; capital development and planning; procedures of fiscal management as administrative controls. Pre: 602 or consent.

NURS 608 Genetics and Health Care (3) Addresses the scientific, psycho-social, ethical, cultural, and spiritual issues surrounding genetic disease, genetic testing, and living with an inherited condition. Repeatable one time. Pre: graduate standing or consent.

NURS 609 Introduction to Health Policy (3) Review of contemporary national health policy issues and concerns. International comparison of policy evolution.

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 Psychiatric-Mental Health Assessment and Diagnosis (3) Identification and synthesis of pertinent biopsychosocial and cultural data to complete advanced psychiatric-mental health assessments and diagnoses.

NURS 612 Advanced Assessment and Clinical Reasoning (2) Provides a framework for the development of skills for systematic and comprehensive data collection, organization, precise recording, accurate assessment and communication of data reflecting the biopsychophysical status of individuals across the life span. Co-requisite: 612L.

NURS 612L Advanced Assessment and Clinical Reasoning Lab (1) Clinical lab and practicum for advanced practice nursing. Emphasis on integration of knowledge, skills and outcome evaluation. A-F only. Co-requisite: 612. Spring only.

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 616 Psychophysiology of Human Behavior (V) Survey of the neurophysiology of selected human behaviors and related psychiatric-mental health conditions. Strongly recommended as a prerequisite for psychopharmacology (623). May substitute for PSY 634 with instructor’s permission. Pre: consent.

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 Acute and Episodic Care Management (3) Diagnosis and management of health and illness with emphasis on clients with common acute/episodic conditions seen in context of family and community. Advanced practice nurse-client relationship, practice roles, and culturally relevant care are included. A-F only.

NURS 622 Psychiatric-Mental Health Issues and Roles (3) Exploration of major issues and roles in advanced practice psychiatric-mental health nursing.

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 625 Advanced Practice Nursing Role (3) To understand the multiple roles of the Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) and develop the ability to proactively manage the environments in which they practice. A-F only. Spring only.

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 632 Therapeutic Modalities (3) Therapeutic modalities used in advanced practice psychiatric-mental health nursing with individuals, families, and groups representing culturally diverse populations.

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.

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.

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, interconception, and the menopausal years. Emphasizes critical analysis of research in pregnancy, family planning, and common gynecological problems. Pre: 635 or consent.

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

NURS 638 Child and Adolescent Psychiatric-Mental Health (3) Theory and research in advanced practice psychiatric-mental health nursing of children and adolescents representing culturally diverse populations. Emphasis on growth and development, assessment and diagnosis, and therapeutic modalities. A-F only. Pre: 620 (or concurrent).

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 640 Chronic Illness Management (3) Management of chronic illness using selected health care systems in culturally diverse communities. Management includes practice, consultation, education, research, and evaluation. Repeatable one time.

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 646 Advanced Psychiatric-Mental Health Practicum (V) Supervised application of theories, research, and skills for advanced practice psychiatric-mental health nursing with individuals, families, and groups representing culturally diverse populations. Includes the program’s capstone experience. Repeatable five times. Co-requisite: 611 or 632.

NURS 647 Family Systems in Health and Illness (3) Family systems approach to include selected family theories, family research and family centered culturally sensitive clinical assessment and intervention in health and illness situations. Pre: graduate standing or consent.

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 one time. Pre: 611, 621 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 one time. 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 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 661 Human Resource Management in Healthcare Agencies (3) To analyze and critically evaluate basic issues, policies and trends in human resource management as it applies to clinical systems management in health care institutions. A-F only. Pre: consent.

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.

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.

NURS 681 Environmental Determinants of Health (2) Environmental factors in personal and community health; implications for public health practice. Consideration of major issues from local, U.S., and international perspectives. (Cross-listed as PH 681)

NURS 683 Occupational Health I (2) Historical development of occupational health; occupational diseases and accidents; control of hazards in occupational environment; study of selected occupations and specific problems. Pre: consent.

NURS 685 Ergonomics (2) The technology of work design, including consideration of the biology of work, the psychology of work, and methods of studying work. Pre: 683 or consent.

NURS 687 Environmental Toxicology (3) Biochemical basis for toxic effects. Emphasis on environmental toxicants. Pre: upper division course including lab in biochemistry or physiology, or consent.

NURS 688 Environmental Health for Developing Countries (3) Appropriate technologies for environmental health interventions; emphasis on water and sanitation for rural developing countries. Pre: consent.

NURS 691 Occupational Safety (2) Hazard recognition, analysis, and control. Accident causation and investigation. Measurement/evaluation of safety program elements. Ergonomics of work. Pre: consent. Recommended: 683.

NURS 694 Hazardous Materials Management (2) Introduction to the fundamental concepts of hazardous materials management. Emphasis on laws, ordinances, regulations, and control strategies. Pre: consent.
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 705 Management of Ambulatory Care Services (2) Structure and organization of group medical practices, community health centers, ambulatory surgical facilities, other forms of ambulatory medical care. Management, governance, ownerships, capital development, special problems. Pre: 606.

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 720 Politics of Health/Policy Process (3) Constitutional, legal, governmental framework of health. Policy process, analytic techniques, assessing alternatives, adoption, implementation, evaluating effectiveness. Impact of constraints on policy analysis strategy. Pre: consent. (Cross-listed as PH 710)

NURS 733 Care of Populations (3) Focuses on the concept of venerable population-based primary health care. Exemplars of selected populations in community settings are examined with an emphasis on building community competence to address unmet needs.

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.

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. Repeatable three times. Pre: 620 or equivalent course and an advanced statistics course; 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: consent. (Cross-listed as SW 776)

NURS 745 Creative Learning Strategies for Adults (3) Analysis of forces that affect adult learners. Concept of lifelong learning vis-à-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 Concept Development and Analysis (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. Pre: 739.

NURS 767 Culturally Competent Research Methods (3) Concepts and methods to conduct culturally competent research in the health field. Pre: graduate methods course 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 (3) Directed research experience providing opportunity to gain mastery of research skills and techniques through participation in faculty research. Repeatable one time. Pre: 741, 742 and 751. Co-requisite: Qualitative and quantitative methods course.

NURS 797 (Alpha) Exploration in Public Health (V) Investigation of emergent fields of inquiry in public health. (B) biostatistics; (C) health planning; (D) environmental health; (E) epidemiology; (G) gerontology; (H) health services administration; (I) international health; (J) maternal and child health: (M) population and family planning; (O) health education; (R) public health nutrition; (S) community health development; (T) public health science; (U) public health. Pre: consent. (Cross-listed as PH 797)

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