May 21, 2022  
2017-2018 Augusta University Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Augusta University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Nursing

  
  •  

    NURS 8314 - FNP II: Health Promotion and Primary Care of Children



    The course is designed to prepare Family Nurse Practitioner students to assume responsibility for health promotions, maintenance, and management of common acute and chronic health problems of infants, children, and adolescents in primary health care settings. Emphasis is on the description of the condition or disease, etiology and incidence, clinical findings, differential diagnosis, evidence based management, complications, and preventive and patient education measures. Consideration is given to cultural and ethical issues that affect health care delivery and client adherence to the management plan.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Major Restrictions: Family Nurse Practitioner Program Restrictions: DNP_DNP-Doctor of Nursing Practice


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8315 - FNP Practice II: for DNP Program



    This course provides the student with clinical experiences within the scope of Family Nurse Practitioner centered health promotion, maintenance, and management of common acute and chronic health problems of infants, children, and adolescents in primary health care settings. Emphasis is on the description of the condition or disease, etiology and incidence, clinical findings, differential diagnosis, management, complications, and preventive and patient education measures. Consideration is given to cultural and ethical issues that affect health care delivery and client adherence to the management plan.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

    Credit Hours: 4
    Lab Hours: 1 Other Contact Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Major Restrictions: Family Nurse Practitioner Program Restrictions: DNP_DNP-Doctor of Nursing Practice

    Fee Detail Code Description
    Nursing Skills Lab NP
    Fee Amount
    250
    Fee Type
    FLAT


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8316 - FNP Practice II: for Post Graduate Certificate



    This course provides the student with clinical experiences within the scope of Family Nurse Practitioner centered health promotion, maintenance, and management of common acute and chronic health problems of infants, children, and adolescents in primary health care settings. Emphasis is on the description of the condition or disease, etiology and incidence, clinical findings, differential diagnosis, management, complications, and preventive and patient education measures. Consideration is given to cultural and ethical issues that affect health care delivery and client adherence to the management plan.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 1 Other Contact Hours: 2

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: CERM_FNUP-Cert in Family Nurse Pract


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8317 - FNP III: Health Promotion and Primary Care of the Older Adult



    This course is designed to prepare Family Nurse Practitioners to assume responsibility for health promotion, disease prevention, early detection, and management of common acute and chronic health problems of the elderly client and his family. The nurse practitioner’s role in promoting successful aging, maintaining function and promoting self care, through the use of the community, personal and family resources is stressed. Common geriatric syndromes and problems including chronic illnesses and their management are emphasized. Ethical dilemmas that impact the health care of the older adult are integrated throughout the course.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: CERM_FNUP-Cert in Family Nurse Pract, DNP_DNP-Doctor of Nursing Practice


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8318 - FNP Practice III: for the DNP Program



    This course provides the student with clinical experiences within the scope of the Family Nurse Practitioner centered on health promotion, disease promotion, early detection, and management of common acute and chronic health problems of the elderly client and his family. The nurse practitioner’s role in promoting successful aging, maintaining function and promoting self care, through the use of the community, personal and family resources is stressed. Common geriatric syndromes and problems including chronic illnesses and their management are emphasized. Ethical dilemmas that impact the health care of the older adult are integrated throughout the course.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

    Credit Hours: 3
    Other Contact Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Major Restrictions: Family Nurse Practitioner Program Restrictions: DNP_DNP-Doctor of Nursing Practice


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8319 - FNP Practice III: for the Post Graduate Certificate



    This course provides the student with clinical experiences within the scope of the Family Nurse Practitioner centered on health promotion, disease promotion, early detection, and management of common acute and chronic health problems of the elderly client and his family. The nurse practitioner’s role in promoting successful aging, maintaining function and promoting self care, through the use of the community, personal and family resources is stressed. Common geriatric syndromes and problems including chronic illnesses and their management are emphasized. Ethical dilemmas that impact the health care of the older adult are integrated throughout the course.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

    Credit Hours: 2
    Other Contact Hours: 2

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: CERM_FNUP-Cert in Family Nurse Pract


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8321 - PNP I: Health Promotion and Supervision: Birth through Adolescence



    This course is designed to prepare Pediatric Nurse Practitioners to assume responsibility for health promotion, health maintenance, and management of children from birth to adolescence. Emphasis is on the child within the framework of the family. Stages of development will be explored from biophysical, cognitive, emotional, and sociocultural perspectives. Discussion will include non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic management including immunizations supporting health promotion. Criteria for consultation and indications for referral along with exploration of available community resources will also be included.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: DNP_DNP-Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree Restrictions: Post Masters Certificate, Doctor of Nursing Practice


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8322 - PNP Practice I: for the DNP Program



    This course provides the student with clinical experiences within the scope of the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner centered on health promotion, health maintenance, and management of children from birth to adolescence. Emphasis is on the child within the framework of the family. Stages of development will be explored from biophysical, cognitive, emotional, and sociocultural perspectives. Discussion will include non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic management including immunizations supporting health promotion. Criteria for consultation and indications for referral along with exploration of available community resources will also be considered.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit

    Credit Hours: 4
    Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 1 Other Contact Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Major Restrictions: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Degree Restrictions: Doctor of Nursing Practice

    Fee Detail Code Description
    Nursing Skills Lab NP
    Fee Amount
    250
    Fee Type
    FLAT


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8323 - PNP Practice I: for Post Graduate Certificate



    This course provides the student with clinical experiences within the scope of the Pediatric Nurse Practitioners centered on health promotion, health maintenance, and management of children from birth to adolescence. Emphasis is on the child within the framework of the family. Stages of development will be explored from biophysical, cognitive, emotional, and sociocultural perspectives. Discussion will include non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic management including immunizations supporting health promotion. Criteria for consultation and indications for referral along with exploration of available community resources will also be considered.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Normal

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 1 Other Contact Hours: 2

    Repeat Status: No

    Degree Restrictions: Post Masters Certificate


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8324 - PNP II: Management of Acute and Common Health Problems of Children from Birth through Adolescence



    This course is designed to prepare Pediatric Nurse Practitioners to assume responsibility for health promotion, health maintenance and management of acute and common health problems of children from birth to adolescence. Emphasis is on the child within the framework of the family. Emphasis is on the description of the condition or disease, etiology and incidence, critical findings, differential diagnosis, management, complications, and preventative and patient education measures. Consideration is given to cultural and ethical issues that affect health care delivery and client adherence to management plan. The role of the PNP regarding management, family involvement, health promotion and teaching, health maintenance, and continued collaboration with health professionals will be emphasized.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: DNP_DNP-Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree Restrictions: Post Masters Certificate, Doctor of Nursing Practice


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8325 - PNP Practice II: for the DNP Program



    This course provides the students with clinical experience within the scope of the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner centered on health promotion, health maintenance and management of acute and common health problems of children from birth to adolescence. Emphasis is on the child within the framework of the family. Emphasis is on the description of the condition or disease, etiology and incidence, clinical findings, differential diagnosis, management, complications, and preventative and patient education measures. Consideration is given to cultural and ethical issues that affect health care delivery and client adherence to the management plan. The role of the PNP regarding management, family involvement, health promotion and teaching, health maintenance, and continued collaboration with health professionals will be emphasized.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit

    Credit Hours: 4
    Lab Hours: 1 Other Contact Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Major Restrictions: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program Restrictions: DNP_DNP-Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree Restrictions: Doctor of Nursing Practice

    Fee Detail Code Description
    Nursing Skills Lab NP
    Fee Amount
    250
    Fee Type
    FLAT


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8326 - PNP Practice II: for Post Graduate Certificate



    This course provides students with the clinical experiences within the scope of the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner centered on health promotion, health maintenance and management of acute and common health problems of children from birth to adolescence. Emphasis is on the child within the framework of the family. Emphasis is on the description of the condition or disease, etiology and incidence, clinical findings, differential diagnosis, management, complications, and preventative and patient education measures. Consideration is given to cultural and ethical issues that affect health care delivery and client adherence to the management plan. The role of the PNP regarding management, family involvement, health promotion and teaching, health maintenance, and continued collaboration with health professionals will be emphasized.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 1 Other Contact Hours: 2

    Repeat Status: No

    Major Restrictions: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Degree Restrictions: Post Masters Certificate


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8327 - PNP III: Management of Chronic Health Problems of Children from Birth through Adolescence



    This course is designed to prepare Pediatric Nurse Practitioners to identify potential and actual chronic health problems and to provide direct care, teaching, and management to children and families experiencing complex, lifelong processes. Emphasis is on the child within the framework of the family. Emphasis is on the description of the condition or disease, etiology and incidence, clinical findings, differential diagnosis, management, complications, and preventative and patient education measures. Consideration is given to cultural and ethical issues that affect health care delivery and client adherence to the management plan. The role of the PNP regarding management, family involvement, health promotion and teaching, health maintenance, and continued collaboration with health professionals will be emphasized.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Degree Restrictions: Post Masters Certificate, Doctor of Nursing Practice


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8328 - PNP Practice III: for the DNP Program



    This course provides the student with clinical experience within the scope of the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Clinic experiences are designed to prepare Pediatric Nurse Practitioners to identify potential and actual chronic health problems and to provide direct care, teaching, and management to children and families experiencing complex, lifelong processes. Emphasis is on the child within the framework of the family. Emphasis is on the description of the condition or disease, etiology and incidence, clinical findings, differential diagnosis, management, complications, and preventative and patient education measures. Consideration is given to cultural and ethical issues that affect health care delivery and client adherence to the management plan. The role of the PNP regarding management, family involvement, health promotion and teaching, health maintenance, and continued collaboration with health professionals will be emphasized.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 0 Other Contact Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Major Restrictions: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Degree Restrictions: Doctor of Nursing Practice


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8329 - PNP Practice III: for Post Graduate Certificate



    This course provides the student with clinical experiences within the scope of the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Clinical experiences are designed to prepare Pediatric Nurse Practitioners to identify potential and actual chronic health problems and to provide direct care, teaching, and management to children and families experiencing complex, life long processes. Emphasis is on the child within the framework of the family. Emphasis is on the description of the condition or disease, etiology and incidence, clinical findings, differential diagnosis, management, complications, and preventative and patient education measures. Consideration is given to cultural and ethical issues that affect health care delivery and client adherence to the management plan. The role of the PNP regarding management, family involvement, health promotion and teaching, health maintenance, and continued collaboration with health professionals will be emphasized.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit

    Credit Hours: 2
    Lab Hours: 0 Other Contact Hours: 2

    Repeat Status: No

    Major Restrictions: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Degree Restrictions: Post Masters Certificate


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8331 - Adult Geronotology ACNPI: Health Promotion & Mgmt of Chronic Disease in the Adult & Older Adult



    This course is designed to prepare Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner students to assume responsibility for health promotion, health maintenance, disease prevention,and the management of stable common acute and chronic health problems of adults and older adults. Discussion will include evidence based non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic management of common health problems in the adult and older adult population. Criteria for consultation and indications for referral along with exploration of available community resources will also be considered.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: CERM_ACNP-Cert in Acute Care Nurse Pract, DNP_DNP-Doctor of Nursing Practice


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8332 - ADult Gerontology ACNP Practice I: for the DNP Program



    This course provides the student with clinical experiences to prepare Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioners to assume responsibility for health promotion, health maintenance, disease prevention, and the management of common acute and chronic health problems of adults and older adults. Discussion will include non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic management of common health problems in the adult and older adult population. Criteria for consultation and indications for referral along with exploration of available community resources will also be considered.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

    Credit Hours: 4
    Lab Hours: 1 Other Contact Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No Co-Requisites: NURS8331

    Major Restrictions: Adult Geront. Acute Care NP Degree Restrictions: Doctor of Nursing Practice

    Fee Detail Code Description
    Nursing Skills Lab NP
    Fee Amount
    250
    Fee Type
    FLAT


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8333 - Adult Gerontology ACNP Practice I: for Post Graduate Certificate



    This course provides the student with clinical experiences to prepare Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioners to assume responsibility for health promotion, health maintenance, disease prevention, and the management of common acute and chronic health problems of adults and older adults. Discussion will include non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic management of common health problems in the adult and older adult population. Criteria for consultation and indications for referral along with exploration of available community resources will also be considered.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 1 Other Contact Hours: 2

    Repeat Status: No Co-Requisites: NURS8331

    Major Restrictions: Adult Geront Acute Care NP Degree Restrictions: Post Masters Certificate

    Fee Detail Code Description
    Nursing Skills Lab NP
    Fee Amount
    250
    Fee Type
    FLAT


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8334 - Adult Gerontology ACNPII: Evidence Based Management For Urgent And Emergent Health Problems In Adult



    The second AG-ACNP clinical course focuses on the assessment and management of adults and older adults with urgent and emergent health conditions. Students strengthen their understanding of foundational physiologic concepts through application of care to clients with decreased stability and resiliency with complex disease. Analysis, synthesis and critique of the latest research facilitate students understanding and ability to provide up-to-date, evidence based care.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Degree Restrictions: Post Masters Certificate, Doctor of Nursing Practice


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8335 - Adult Gerontology ACNP Practice II: for the DNP Program



    This course provides the student with clinical experiences to apply and synthesize advanced practice nursing knowledge and skills with adults and older adults with complex urgent and emergent health care needs.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit

    Credit Hours: 4
    Lab Hours: 1 Other Contact Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Major Restrictions: Adult Geront. Acute Care NP Program Restrictions: DNP_DNP-Doctor of Nursing Practice

    Fee Detail Code Description
    Nursing Skills Lab NP
    Fee Amount
    250
    Fee Type
    FLAT


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8337 - Adult Gerontology ACNP III: Advanced Concepts In Complex Illness



    The third acute care clinical course builds on application of previous coursework and in the evidence based management of highly complex, acutely ill adult and older adult patients. Focus on making decisions in a rapidly changing clinical environment considering patient, family, and systems level issues is emphasized.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: CERM_ACNP-Cert in Acute Care Nurse Pract, DNP_DNP-Doctor of Nursing Practice


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8338 - Adult Gerontology ACNP Practice III: for the DNP Program



    This course provides the student with clinical experiences to apply and synthesize evidence based advanced practice nursing knowledge and skills with adults with complex and rapidly changing health care needs.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Other Contact Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Major Restrictions: Adult Geront. Acute Care NP Program Restrictions: DNP_DNP-Doctor of Nursing Practice


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8340 - Theoretical Foundations for Advanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Across the Lifespan



    This course provides an orientation to the professional and scientific foundations of advanced practice psychiatric nursing across the lifespan. The evolving role of advanced practice psychiatric nurses is placed in the context of the current health care system. Focus is on explanatory models of mental health and psychiatric mental health nursing across the lifespan. The course will emphasize research evidence from genetics, epidemiology, neurosciences, and behavioral sciences underlying mental health promotion and preventive interventions, and evidence-based treatments for psychiatric and substance use conditions. Translation of evidence in advanced practice psychiatric nursing is emphasized.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: CERM_PNUR-Cert Psyc and Mental Health NP, DNP_DNP-Doctor of Nursing Practice


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8341 - Advanced Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing for Individuals Across the Lifespan



    This course presents theoretical concepts and empirical evidence related to psychotherapeutic interventions with selected patient populations across the lifespan. Focus is on evidence-based individual interventions for selected developmental, mental, and substance use conditions across the lifespan.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: CERM_PNUR-Cert Psyc and Mental Health NP, DNP_DNP-Doctor of Nursing Practice


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8342 - PMHNP Practice I: for the DNP Program



    This course provides opportunities to apply the knowledge and skills gained in NURS 7348 in clinical practice. Students assess individuals and diagnose mental and substance use disorders across the lifespan. Students select, implement and evaluate evidence-based educational and psychotherapeutic interventions for children, adolescents, adults, and older adults with selected disorders. Students participate in individual and peer supervision sessions.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

    Credit Hours: 4
    Lab Hours: 1 Other Contact Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Major Restrictions: Psych/Mental Health NP Program Restrictions: DNP_DNP-Doctor of Nursing Practice

    Fee Detail Code Description
    Nursing Skills Lab NP
    Fee Amount
    250
    Fee Type
    FLAT


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8344 - Advanced Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing for Families and Groups Across the Lifespan



    This course presents theoretical concepts and empirical evidence related to family and group interventions with selected patient populations across the lifespan. Focus will be on evidence based practices for family and group interventions. Major theoretical models of family therapy are analyzed with emphasis on systems theory and contextual issues. Models of group therapy are examined, with emphasis on group leadership styles, group roles, and therapeutic techniques appropriate to the purpose and composition of therapeutic groups. Influence of individual client factors and group characteristics on group process and function are examined throughout the course. Community aspects, including the client’s sociocultural, ethnic, and economic backgrounds are integrated throughout the course.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: CERM_PNUR-Cert Psyc and Mental Health NP, DNP_DNP-Doctor of Nursing Practice


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8345 - PMHNP Practice II: for the DNP Program



    This course provides opportunities to apply knowledge and skills gained in NURS 8342 to clinical practice. The focus is on evidence based practices for family and group therapy interventions for clients with selected mental and substance use disorders. Students assess individuals and families, and select appropriate educational and psychotherapeutic interventions for couples and/or families with mental health or substance use conditions. Students implement and evaluate evidence-based treatments for families across the lifespan. Students participate in group therapy as leader or co-leader of educational, skill building, support, or therapy groups. Students participate in at least one group for children or adolescents, and at least one psychotherapy therapy group for adults. Students participate in individual and peer group supervision sessions facilitated by faculty and/or preceptors.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

    Prerequisites: NURS8341 >= B and NURS8342 >= S

    Credit Hours: 4
    Lab Hours: 1 Other Contact Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No Co-Requisites: NURS8344

    Major Restrictions: Psych/Mental Health NP Program Restrictions: DNP_DNP-Doctor of Nursing Practice

    Fee Detail Code Description
    Nursing Skills Lab NP
    Fee Amount
    250
    Fee Type
    FLAT


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8348 - PMHNP Practice III: for the DNP Program



    This course provides opportunities to apply knowledge and skills gained in NURS 7352 to clinical practice. The focus is on evidence based practices for family and group therapy interventions for clients with selected mental and substance use disorders. Students assess individuals and families, and select appropriate educational and psychotherapeutic interventions for couples and/or families with mental health or substance use conditions. Students implement and evaluate evidence-based treatments for families across the lifespan. Students participate in group therapy as leader or co-leader of educational, skill building, support, or therapy groups. Students participate in at least one group for children or adolescents, and at least one psychotherapy therapy group for adults. Students participate in individual and peer group supervision sessions facilitated by faculty and/or preceptors.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

    Prerequisites: NURS8345 >= S

    Credit Hours: 3
    Other Contact Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Major Restrictions: Psych/Mental Health NP Program Restrictions: DNP_DNP-Doctor of Nursing Practice


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8350 - PMHNP Practice I: for Accelerated Post Graduate Certificate



    This course provides opportunities to apply the knowledge and skills gained in NURS 8341 in clinical practice. Students assess individuals and diagnose mental and substance use disorders across the lifespan. Students select, implement and evaluate evidence based educational and psychotherapeutic interventions for children, adolescents, adults, and older adults with selected disorders. Students participate in individual and peer supervision sessions.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Other Contact Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No Co-Requisites: NURS8341

    College Restrictions: College of Nursing Major Restrictions: Psych/Mental Health Nursing Program Restrictions: CERM_PNUR-Cert Psyc and Mental Health NP Campus Restrictions: Athens campus, Main campus, Web Level Restrictions: Graduate Semester Class Restrictions: Graduate-Semester Degree Restrictions: Post Masters Certificate


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8351 - PMHNP Practice II: for Accelerated Post Graduate Certificate



    This course provides opportunities to apply knowledge and skills gained in NURS 8344 to clinical practice. The focus is on evidence based practices for family and group therapy interventions for clients with selected mental and substance use disorders. Students assess individuals and families, and select appropriate educational and psychotherapeutic interventions for couples and/or families with mental health or substance use conditions. Students implement and evaluate evidence-based treatments for families across the lifespan. Students participate in group therapy as leader or co-leader of educational, skill building, support, or therapy groups. Students participate in at least one group for children or adolescents, and at least one psychotherapy therapy group for adults. Students participate in individual and peer group supervision sessions facilitated by faculty and/or preceptors.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit

    Prerequisites: NURS8341 >= B and NURS8350 >= B

    Credit Hours: 3
    Other Contact Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No Co-Requisites: NURS8344

    College Restrictions: College of Nursing Major Restrictions: Psych/Mental Health Nursing Program Restrictions: CERM_PNUR-Cert Psyc and Mental Health NP Campus Restrictions: Athens campus, Main campus, Web Level Restrictions: Graduate Semester Class Restrictions: Graduate-Semester Degree Restrictions: Post Masters Certificate

    Fee Detail Code Description
    Nursing Skills Lab NP
    Fee Amount
    250
    Fee Type
    FLAT


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8352 - PMHNP Practice III: for Accelerated Post Graduate Certificate



    Course provides opportunities to apply the knowledge and skills gained in the preceding courses to clinical practice. Focus is on designing, implementing, and evaluating the psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner role with individuals across the lifespan in selected settings. The role of the psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner in psychiatric emergencies and in integrated care settings is included.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit

    Prerequisites: NURS8351 >= B

    Credit Hours: 3
    Other Contact Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    College Restrictions: College of Nursing Major Restrictions: Psych/Mental Health Nursing Program Restrictions: CERM_PNUR-Cert Psyc and Mental Health NP Campus Restrictions: Athens campus, Main campus, Web Level Restrictions: Graduate Semester Class Restrictions: Graduate-Semester Degree Restrictions: Post Masters Certificate


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8353 - FNP Practice II: for Post Graduate Certificate



    This course provides the student with clinical experiences within the scope of the Family Nurse Practitioner centered on health promotion, maintenance, and management of common acute and chronic health problems of infants, children, and adolescents in primary health care settings. Emphasis is on the description of the condition or disease, etiology and incidence, clinical findings, differential diagnosis, management, complications, and preventive and patient education measures. Consideration is given to cultural and ethical issues that affect families, and health care delivery.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit

    Prerequisites: NURS8311 >= B and NURS8313 >= B

    Credit Hours: 3
    Other Contact Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No Co-Requisites: NURS8314

    College Restrictions: College of Nursing Major Restrictions: Family Nurse Practitioner Program Restrictions: CERM_FNUP-Cert in Family Nurse Pract Campus Restrictions: Athens campus, Main campus Level Restrictions: Graduate Semester Class Restrictions: Graduate-Semester Degree Restrictions: Post Masters Certificate


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8354 - FNP Practice III: for Post Graduate Certificate



    This course provides the student with clinical experiences within the scope of the Family Nurse Practitioner centered on health promotion, disease prevention, early detection, and management of common acute and chronic health problems of the elderly client and his family. The nurse practitioner’s role in promoting successful aging, maintaining function and promoting self care, through the use of the community, personal and family resources is stressed. Common geriatric syndromes and problems including chronic illnesses and their management are emphasized. Ethical dilemmas that impact the health care of the older adult are integrated throughout the course.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit

    Prerequisites: NURS8314 >= B and NURS8353 >= B

    Credit Hours: 4
    Other Contact Hours: 4

    Repeat Status: No Co-Requisites: NURS8317

    College Restrictions: College of Nursing Major Restrictions: Family Nurse Practitioner Program Restrictions: CERM_FNUP-Cert in Family Nurse Pract Campus Restrictions: Athens campus, Main campus Level Restrictions: Graduate Semester Class Restrictions: Graduate-Semester Degree Restrictions: Post Masters Certificate


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8355 - PNP Practice I: for Post Graduate Certificate



    This course provides the student with clinical experiences within the scope of the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) centered on preventive health care, health promotion and maintenance, and the health care management of children from birth to adolescence. Emphasis is on the child within the framework of the family. Stages of development will be examined and explored from biological, psychosocial, sociocultural, and environmental influences on the developing child. Consideration is given to cultural and ethical issues that affect children, families, and health care delivery. Discussion will include non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic management including immunizations supporting health promotion. Criteria for consultation and indications for referral along with exploration of available community resources will also be considered.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit

    Credit Hours: 4
    Lab Hours: 1 Other Contact Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No Co-Requisites: NURS8321

    College Restrictions: College of Nursing Major Restrictions: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program Restrictions: CERM_PNUP-Cert in Pediatric Nurse Pract Campus Restrictions: Athens campus, Main campus Level Restrictions: Graduate Semester Class Restrictions: Graduate-Semester Degree Restrictions: Post Masters Certificate


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8356 - PNP Practice II: for Post Graduate Certificate



    This course provides the student with clinical experiences within the scope of the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) centered on health promotion, health maintenance and management of acute and common health problems of children from birth to adolescence. Emphasis is on the child within the framework of the family. Emphasis is on the description of the condition or disease, etiology and incidence, clinical findings, differential diagnosis, management, complications, preventive and patient education measures. Discussion will include non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic management of acute and common health problems including immunizations in support of health promotion and maintenance. Consideration is given to cultural and ethical issues that affect children, families, and health care delivery. The role of the PNP regarding management, family involvement, health promotion and teaching, health maintenance, and continued collaboration with health professionals will be emphasized.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit

    Prerequisites: NURS8321 >= B and NURS8355 >= B

    Credit Hours: 3
    Other Contact Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No Co-Requisites: NURS8324

    College Restrictions: College of Nursing Major Restrictions: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program Restrictions: CERM_PNUP-Cert in Pediatric Nurse Pract Campus Restrictions: Athens campus, Main campus Level Restrictions: Graduate Semester Class Restrictions: Graduate-Semester Degree Restrictions: Post Masters Certificate


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8357 - PNP Practice III: for Post Graduate Certificate



    This course provides the student with clinical experiences within the scope of the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP). Clinical experiences are designed to prepare Pediatric Nurse Practitioners to identify potential and actual chronic health problems and to provide direct care, teaching, and management to children and families experiencing complex, lifelong processes. Emphasis is on the child within the framework of the family. Emphasis is on the description of the condition or disease, etiology and incidence, clinical findings, differential diagnosis, management, complications, preventive, and patient education measures. Consideration is given to cultural and ethical issues that affect children, families, and health care delivery. The role of the PNP regarding management, family involvement, health promotion and teaching, health maintenance, and continued collaboration with health professionals will be emphasized.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit

    Prerequisites: NURS8324 >= B and NURS8356 >= B

    Credit Hours: 3
    Other Contact Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No Co-Requisites: NURS8327

    College Restrictions: College of Nursing Major Restrictions: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program Restrictions: CERM_PNUP-Cert in Pediatric Nurse Pract Campus Restrictions: Athens campus, Main campus Level Restrictions: Graduate Semester Class Restrictions: Graduate-Semester Degree Restrictions: Post Masters Certificate


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8360 - Advanced Pharmacology for Nursing Anesthesia II



    This advanced course provides the graduate nurse anesthesia student with an in-depth knowledge and comprehensive of pharmacology and its application in the advanced practice role of nurse anesthesia. A comprehensive exploration of advanced pharmacological principles including pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of inhaled and injected drugs used in advanced nurse anesthesia practice are emphasized throughout the course.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Prerequisites: NURS7831 >= B

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Major Restrictions: Nursing Anesthesia Program Restrictions: DNP_DNP-Doctor of Nursing Practice


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8361 - Advanced Principles of Nursing Anesthesia II



    This course offers a continuation of advanced principles of nurse anesthesia care. Building upon previous knowledge physiologic, pharmacologic, and advanced anesthetic principles, this course will provide the student a structured and systematic approach to the planning, preparation, and provision of anesthesia care for patients with increasing complex pathology and/or increasingly complex surgical procedures that is individualized for the obstetric and pediatric patient. Emphasis will be on providing the student a comprehensive and integrated overview of unique physiologic and pathologic states of primary body systems through the lifespan related to the provision of anesthesia care to the patients undergoing complex cardiovascular, thoracic, intracranial, extracranial, and transplant procedures. Anesthetic considerations and management of the obstetric and pediatric patient, as well as the special needs of the trauma and burn patient will also be examined in great detail. Simulation-based methodologies are heavily integrated into the course, providing that the student a simulated anesthetizing environment for application and synthesis of advanced anesthesia principles to operationalize theoretical and critical thinking concepts. Lecture topics will be assimilated into high fidelity simulation scenarios to prepare the student for clinical residency courses. Students will develop problem solving and decision-making skills during all phases of anesthetic management by participating in case preparation and discussions, actual management of selected case scenarios, and review and discussion of their performance. Acute crisis management education is explored.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Prerequisites: NURS7835 >= B

    Credit Hours: 7
    Lecture Hours: 6 Lab Hours: 1

    Repeat Status: No

    Major Restrictions: Nursing Anesthesia Program Restrictions: DNP_DNP-Doctor of Nursing Practice


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8362 - Techniques and Technologies in Nursing Anesthesia II



    This course provides the student with a comprehensive overview of the design and utilization of advanced biomedical instrumentation, and monitoring modalities commonly used in nurse anesthesia practice. Monitors and equipment utilized are studied with respect to principles of operation, calibration, and interpretation of data. Emphasis will be placed on application of the scientific principles and clinical interpretation of advanced hemodynamic monitoring and the provision of safe anesthesia care. This course also presents a comprehensive overview of concepts and techniques essential to clinical curse anesthesia practice focusing on the theoretical and practical considerations involved in the administration and management regional anesthesia and pain management as it relates to the field of anesthesia. Advantages and disadvantages of various pain management approaches, as well as general physiologic and anatomic concepts as they relate to pain, will be covered. The fundamentals of radiologic and ultrasound principles and carious techniques are also discussed. This course also includes practice in and evaluation of task specific skills utilizing skill trainers and simulation to maximize students’ direct contact to the instrumentation of the profession.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Prerequisites: NURS7836 >= B

    Credit Hours: 4
    Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 1

    Repeat Status: No

    Major Restrictions: Nursing Anesthesia Program Restrictions: DNP_DNP-Doctor of Nursing Practice


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8363 - Nursing Anesthesia Clinical Practicum II



    This second clinical course is designed to allow the student to utilize the didactic and simulation concepts received during the first four didactic semesters and the first clinical course of nursing anesthesia program to develop and manage a comprehensive anesthetic plan that encompasses the patient’s social, physical, and mental health at a higher level of understanding and experience. Emphasis is placed on anesthesia techniques specific to cardiovascular, thoracic, neuroanesthesia, obstetric, pediatric and critically ill populations. These clinical experiences will occur in collaboration with a certified registered nurse anesthetist and/or anesthesiologist.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Prerequisites: NURS7837 >= B

    Credit Hours: 8
    Other Contact Hours: 8

    Repeat Status: No

    Major Restrictions: Nursing Anesthesia Program Restrictions: DNP_DNP-Doctor of Nursing Practice


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8370 - Adult Gerontology Acute Care ACNP Practice II: for Post Graduate Certificate



    This course provides the student with clinical experiences to apply and synthesize advanced practice nursing knowledge and skills with adults and older adults with complex urgent and emergent health care needs.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit

    Prerequisites: NURS8331 >= B and NURS8333 >= S

    Credit Hours: 4
    Lab Hours: 1 Other Contact Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No Co-Requisites: NURS8334

    College Restrictions: College of Nursing Major Restrictions: Adult Geront Acute Care NP Program Restrictions: CERM_ACNP-Cert in Acute Care Nurse Pract Campus Restrictions: Athens campus, Main campus, Web Level Restrictions: Graduate Semester Class Restrictions: Graduate-Semester Degree Restrictions: Post Masters Certificate

    Fee Detail Code Description
    Nursing Skills Lab NP
    Fee Amount
    250
    Fee Type
    FLAT


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8371 - Adult Gerontology Acute Care Practice III: for Post Graduate Certificate



    This course provides the student with clinical experiences to apply and synthesize evidence based advanced practice nursing knowledge and skills with adults with complex and rapidly changing health care needs.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit

    Prerequisites: NURS8334 >= B and NURS8370 >= B

    Credit Hours: 4
    Other Contact Hours: 4

    Repeat Status: No Co-Requisites: NURS8337

    College Restrictions: College of Nursing Major Restrictions: Adult Geront Acute Care NP Program Restrictions: CERM_ACNP-Cert in Acute Care Nurse Pract Campus Restrictions: Athens campus, Main campus, Web Level Restrictions: Graduate Semester Class Restrictions: Graduate-Semester Degree Restrictions: Post Masters Certificate


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8500 - Philosophical Foundations of Nursing Science



    This doctoral course is designed to assist the student in analyzing major philosophies of science as foundations for nursing knowledge. The general course focus will be on the influence and applicability to nursing of a variety of positivist, post-positivist, and post-modern views on the nature of scientific progress. Students will critically examine the claims of various conceptualizations of the natural and social sciences with a focus on distinctions in epistemology and ontology. Implications for nursing science will be emphasized.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Other Contact Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    College Restrictions: The Graduate School Program Restrictions: DPHIL_NURS-Nursing Level Restrictions: Graduate Semester


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8510 - Theory Development for Health Inquiry



    In this course, students advance their knowledge of theory development relative to statements and questions about health topics. The student explores in-depth analysis and definition of concepts and examines approaches to theory. Emphasis is placed on the development of a conceptual design demonstrating links between theoretical concepts and research processes.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    College Restrictions: The Graduate School Program Restrictions: DPHIL_NURS-Nursing Level Restrictions: Graduate Semester


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8550 - Evidence Based Practice: Translation and Application



    Evidence-based practice (EBP) has been defined as the conscientious, explicit, and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of individual patients, groups, and communities. The practice of evidence based medicine means integrating individual clinic expertise with the best available external clinical evidence from systematic research (Sackett, 1996). The course utilizes the scientific methods used in EBP and the application of these methods to healthcare delivery and clinical issues.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Degree Restrictions: Doctor of Nursing Practice


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8551 - Complex Issues in Health Care Delivery



    Health and health care are complex, multilayered concepts. Understanding and effectiviely managing ethical and social implications are essential for improving health outcomes. Bioethical issues and their implications in current and future health care venues are examined in aresa such as social justice and the distribution of limited resources, health disparities, patient rights, and in health care. Issues such as trust, stigma, and power in relation to the impact on the provider/client relationship and health care outcomes are analyzed. Students will apply theory and reasearch related to health disparity and vulnerable populations. Challenges and strategies for improving health care outcomes for these groups will be explored including cultural and linguistic competency, social and environmental justice, and patient advocacy.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 2
    Lecture Hours: 2

    Repeat Status: No

    Degree Restrictions: Doctor of Nursing Practice


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8610 - Quantitative Research Designs and Methods



    This course provides students with an overview of explanatory and predictive quantitative research designs. The major research designs used in laboratory, clinical and field settings will provide the foundation for this course. Advantages and disadvantages and sources of error for each research design will be provided. Students will have the opportunity to apply design principles through the development of a proposal.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    College Restrictions: The Graduate School Program Restrictions: DPHIL_NURS-Nursing Level Restrictions: Graduate Semester


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8620 - Measurement in Health Research



    This course will provide students with a detailed analysis of measurement used in nursing science and other health related research. An introduction to psychometric theory will be provided. The impact of population characteristics, environmental restraints and ethical principles on measurement and operationalization of nursing concepts used in the study of clinical problems and populations will be included.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Prerequisites: NURS8610

    Credit Hours: 3
    Other Contact Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    College Restrictions: The Graduate School Program Restrictions: DPHIL_NURS-Nursing Level Restrictions: Graduate Semester


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8650 - Qualitative Design and Analysis



    This course will focus on a critical analysis of the epistemological basis of the qualitative paradigms. Emphasis includes research design, data collection, analysis, interpretation and evaluation.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Other Contact Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    College Restrictions: The Graduate School Program Restrictions: DPHIL_NURS-Nursing Level Restrictions: Graduate Semester


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8660 - Introduction to Research and Nurse Research Residency



    This course offers an introduction to the research topics currently being investigated by nursing and interdisciplinary sciences graduate faculty (e.g. biomedical, clinical, translational faculty). In addition, students receive individualized instruction from an independent investigator in a research program or laboratory. Students are expected to master at least one research-related technique and become familiar with the various activities expected of an independently-funded investigator. Prerequisite(s): Admission to research focused doctoral program.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 4
    Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 2

    Repeat Status: No


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8661 - Health Care Finance and Economics for the Nurse Executive



    This course focuses on the analysis of health care operations and planning decisions derived from the theoretical concepts of demand, cost production, profit and competition. External and internal forces challenging health care services are analyzed. Organizational effectiveness and efficiency within the complex health care environment are emphasized, in addition, to providing the foundation for integrating health care finance and managerial accounting. Opportunities for analyzing current and emerging health care financing trends are provided. Practical cost-benefit strategies used in planning, controlling and preparing internal and external reports are emphasized.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: DNP_DNP-Doctor of Nursing Practice Level Restrictions: Graduate Semester Class Restrictions: Graduate-Semester Degree Restrictions: Doctor of Nursing Practice

    Fee Detail Code Description
    DNP Nurse Executive Fee
    Fee Amount
    1000
    Fee Type
    FLAT


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8662 - Quality Improvement and Risk Management: Initiatives and Strategies for the Nurse Executive



    This course examines an interdisciplinary, systematic approach to healthcare outcomes and risk management practices. Assurance of quality health services and organizational risk control is discussed using industry benchmark and accreditation standards and processes.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 2
    Lecture Hours: 2

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: DNP_DNP-Doctor of Nursing Practice Level Restrictions: Graduate Semester Class Restrictions: Graduate-Semester Degree Restrictions: Doctor of Nursing Practice

    Fee Detail Code Description
    DNP Nurse Executive Fee
    Fee Amount
    1000
    Fee Type
    FLAT


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8663 - Strategic Planning and Marketing in Health Care



    This course provides students with a strong foundation in the concepts of strategic management enabling them to implement the process in a wide variety of leadership positions in health care organizations and systems. This course focuses upon the visioning and modeling of services and programs, both anticipatory and responsive, utilizing market-driven information. Students integrate theories from economics, information management, finance and leadership, culminating in the generation of a comprehensive business plan.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 2
    Lecture Hours: 2

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: DNP_DNP-Doctor of Nursing Practice Level Restrictions: Graduate Semester Class Restrictions: Graduate-Semester Degree Restrictions: Doctor of Nursing Practice

    Fee Detail Code Description
    DNP Nurse Executive Fee
    Fee Amount
    1000
    Fee Type
    FLAT


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8850 - Patient Safety and Provider Performance



    This course explores incidence, classification, and causes of iatrogenic disease. Systems-based strategies for the promotion of patient safety and error reduction will be discussed. Students will explore intrapersonal, social, and environmental factors influencing patient safety. Researchable questions and hypotheses pertaining to the promotion of patient safety will be developed.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Other Contact Hours: 3

    College Restrictions: The Graduate School


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8860 - Critical Analysis of Health Behavior Theories for Research



    This course will focus on critically analyzing behavioral theories for their application in conducting research. The analysis will include examining the historical development, underlying assumptions, concepts, and relational statements as they have been applied in research in a variety of scientific domains. Health behavior theories will be examined to determine their internal consistency and external application to a variety of health and healthcare areas. Specific areas of research that were based on the theoretical perspectives will be examined and critiqued.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Other Contact Hours: 3

    College Restrictions: The Graduate School Level Restrictions: Graduate Semester


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8870 - Theory and Research in Health Disparities



    Disparities in health and quality of life between those who do and those who do not have access to resources have become more pronounced in their effect over time. These long-term effects pose a challenge to health scientists to conduct research on health disparities in their local, national, and global communities. Such community-driven research requires researchers to understand the history, attributions of cause, and theoretical approaches to the study of health disparities. Such research also requires modification of philosophical and methodological approaches used in more traditional research. In this course, the student will learn philosophical, conceptual and methodological approaches to health disparities and will design a research proposal that has the potential for describing and/or intervening in an aspect of a health problem in a selected vulnerable population.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Other Contact Hours: 3

    College Restrictions: The Graduate School


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 8880 - Clinical Outcomes Research



    This doctoral courses provides an opportunity for concentrated study of clinical outcomes research in nursing and related disciplines with an emphasis on clinical trial design in the testing of theory-driven interventions. The use of conceptual models in models in intervention research to guide the formulation of interventions and selection of appropriate clinical outcomes is addressed. Major topics in the course include the selection and evaluation of various clinical outcome measures, and analysis of outcome data. Feasibility issues related to the conduct of clinical research in formal clinical settings and informal community settings will be analyzed. Alternatives to traditional clinical trial design for clinical research will also be considered.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Prerequisites: NURS8650 and NURS8610 and STAT7010

    Credit Hours: 3
    Other Contact Hours: 3

    College Restrictions: The Graduate School Level Restrictions: Graduate Semester


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 9020 - Seminar in Nursing



    A faculty member offers a seminar on a special topic for two or more students.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 1 TO 5
    Other Contact Hours: 1 TO 5

    Repeat Status: Yes Repeat Limit: 99

    College Restrictions: The Graduate School


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 9050 - Strategies for Effective Practice Change



    In this course students will examine the process necessary to effectively develop, implement, and evaluate a practice change project. Students will begin to apply the concepts of scholarly practice to address an indentified practice issue, and undertake in depth exploration and synthesis of the professional literature, professional standards practice and national benchmarks related to a specific area of practice. Students will identify the target population, community resource, and health care systems that will be impacted by their proposed project. Students will also investigate the policy implications and the opportunity for impacting policy change related to practice change project. Methods for implementing and evaluating effective change will be analyzed for validity, reliability, and feasibility in the context of practice change. Ethical research and protection of human subjects will be addressed.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 2
    Lecture Hours: 2

    Repeat Status: No

    Degree Restrictions: Doctor of Nursing Practice


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 9051 - DNP Project Inquiry and Change



    In this series of courses students will develop, implement, and evaluate a practice change project under the guidance of a project committee. Students will work in partnership with their target population, community, and health care systems throughout the project process. They will also participate in peer review projects. Students will discuss alternative approaches, problems, and resolutions of issues that they have encountered during the development and implementation of their projects. Students will also develop and demonstrate refined assessment skills and apply biophysical, psychosocial, behavioral, sociopolitical, cultural, economic, and nursing science as appropriate to develop expertise and scholarly practice in their area of specialization. These settings provide the environment in which the advanced practice DNP project will be implemented and evaluated.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit

    Credit Hours: 2 TO 8
    Lecture Hours: 1 Lab Hours: 1 TO 7

    Repeat Status: No

    Degree Restrictions: Doctor of Nursing Practice


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 9191 - APRN Practice Synthesis



    This course provides the student with information that will allow them to explore the full scope of responsibility inherent in the APRN role. Curriculum vitae and components of oral and written communication are discussed. Portfolios are compiled and evaluated for integration of advanced practice knowledge and skills in assessment, diagnosis, interventions and evaluation of outcomes in patients, families, and health care systems. In preparation for certified exams, a review of population focus material is provided.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 1
    Lecture Hours: 1

    Repeat Status: No

    Degree Restrictions: Post Masters Certificate, Doctor of Nursing Practice


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 9192 - Advanced Practice Nursing Program Practicum - for DNP Program



    This course provides the student with terminal clinical practicum experiences in preparation for graduation from an advanced practicum program. Students are expected to embrace the full scope of advanced practice nursing practice in conjunction with a preceptor. Students apply evidence base practice knowledge and skills in collaborative settings that support interdisciplinary learning practice.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit

    Credit Hours: 4
    Lab Hours: 4

    Repeat Status: No Co-Requisites: NURS9191

    Degree Restrictions: Doctor of Nursing Practice


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 9193 - Advanced Practice Nursing Practicum for Post Graduate Certificate



    This course provides the student with terminal clinical practicum experience in preparation for graduation from an advanced practice certificate program. Students are expected to embrace the full scope of advanced practice nursing practice in conjunction with a preceptor. Students apply evidence base practice knowledge and skills in collaborative settings that support interprofessional learning and practice.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lab Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Degree Restrictions: Post Masters Certificate


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 9240 - Independent Study



    This course provides an individual student with the opportunity to study further a topic introduced in earlier coursework, or pursue an area of interest (compatible with the area of concentration) for which course work is not available. Concurrent enrollment in, or completion of, a core course in the Doctoral Program in Nursing is required to enroll in this course.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit

    Credit Hours: 1 TO 12
    Other Contact Hours: 2

    Repeat Status: Yes Repeat Limit: 99

    College Restrictions: The Graduate School


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 9250 - Investigation of a Problem



    The student works with individual faculty members on a specific investigative research problem. The course provides an introduction to the scientific method in action. 1-12 variable credits.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit

    Prerequisites: NURS8140

    Credit Hours: 1 TO 12
    Other Contact Hours: 1 TO 12

    Repeat Status: Yes Repeat Limit: 99

    College Restrictions: The Graduate School


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    NURS 9300 - Research-Thesis



    The entire research process is utilized to investigate a research question including a theoretical or conceptual framework and data collection. A standard written format for reporting of findings followed.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3 TO 9
    Other Contact Hours: 3 TO 9

    Repeat Status: Yes Repeat Limit: 99

    College Restrictions: The Graduate School Program Restrictions: DPHIL_NURS-Nursing Level Restrictions: Graduate Semester


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.



Obstetrics and Gynecology

  
  •  

    OBGN 5000 - Basic Clerkship in Obstetrics and Gynecology



    Prerequisite: Successful completion of Phase II This required basic clerkship of four weeks’ duration combines inpatient and outpatient experience in human reproduction and in disorders of the female reproductive system. About half of all students will be at MCG where they will rotate through the subspecialty services.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 15
    Lecture Hours: 14 Other Contact Hours: 40

    Repeat Status: No Repeat Limit: 2

    College Restrictions: Medical College of Georgia


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    OBGN 5001 - Obstetrics and Gynecology Off-Campus Externship



    Prerequisite: Satisfactory Completion of OBG 5000 This elective is offered by arrangement with various hospitals, or affiliated medical schools in the United States and overseas. The course will be designed to fit each student’s particular need and may be either clinically or research oriented. The student must obtain a letter of acceptance with the name of the supervisor and/or evaluator and his or her curriculum vitae showing OB/GYN training. Formal evaluation is required.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 7
    Lecture Hours: 10 Other Contact Hours: 40

    Repeat Status: No Repeat Limit: 0

    College Restrictions: Medical College of Georgia


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    OBGN 5004 - Research/Laboratory Elective at MCG



    Prerequisite: Satisfactory Completion of OBG 5000 The student will have the opportunity to design original studies or pursue ongoing research projects in either the biochemical or biophysical assessment laboratories. This elective is flexible and can be tailored to the specific interests of the student. Current projects include intrauterine fetal breathing observation, analysis of fetal heart rate patterns, evaluation of fetal lung maturation in various maternal/fetal conditions.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 7
    Lecture Hours: 1

    Repeat Limit: 2

    College Restrictions: Medical College of Georgia


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    OBGN 5005 - Maternal Fetal Medicine Externship



    Prerequisite: OBG 5000 This is a clinically oriented block of time during which The student will participate in the antepartum, delivery, and postpartum care of high risk obstetric patients. Responsibilities are those of a sub-intern working closely with the OB house-staff. The student will also present cases at the clinical conferences dealing with high risk pregnancies, and be responsible for assigned reading material.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 10
    Other Contact Hours: 40

    Repeat Status: No Repeat Limit: 0

    College Restrictions: Medical College of Georgia


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    OBGN 5006 - Reproductive Endocrinology Externship



    Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of OBG 5000 The student will participate in the Reproductive Endocrinology and Genetics Clinic at the Medical College of Georgia. One entire day per week will be devoted to the prenatal diagnosis and preconceptional genetic counseling. Two days at the Medical College of Georgia each week will be devoted to infertility surgery. Two days will be devoted to the management of patients, single or couples, with reproductive endocrine problems. The general diagnostic areas which will be covered are as follows: Evaluation, diagnosis and management of couples with infertility. Diagnosis and management of menstrual dysfunction Diagnosis and management of androgen over-production. A knowledge of gross and microscopic pathology relating to Reproductive Endocrinology. Contraception and family planning. Observation of reconstructive and reparative surgery involving congenital and acquired defects of the female genital tract. Gross and microscopic pathology relating to reproductive endocrinology. Basic knowledge of the pharmacology of hormones. Preconceptional and genetic counseling and prenatal diagnosis. In Vitro fertilization.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 7
    Lecture Hours: 17 Other Contact Hours: 50

    Repeat Status: No Repeat Limit: 0

    College Restrictions: Medical College of Georgia


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    OBGN 5007 - Gynecologic Oncology Externship



    Prerequisite: OBG 5000 The student will participate in all aspects of gynecologic oncology during this rotation to include exposure to radical gynecologic surgery, the use of specialized instruments in female genital cancer, such as the LASER, LLETZ and the administration of chemotherapy. Clinic time will consist of examining patients, under supervision, who are pretreatment gynecologic oncology patients. He/she will observe the use of colposcopy, cryotherapy, of outpatient cystocopy and special biopsy procedures involving the female genital tract cancers and their precursors.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 10
    Lecture Hours: 10 Other Contact Hours: 68

    Repeat Status: No Repeat Limit: 0

    College Restrictions: Medical College of Georgia


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    OBGN 5008 - Benign Gynecology Externship



    Prerequisites: OBG 5000 The student will participate in the expanded management of inpatient and outpatient gynecology patients. The student’s outpatient experience will include exposure to patients with common problems, as well as routine preventative care. The outpatient experience will also include exposure to, and possible ultrasound and colposcopy. The inpatient experience 52 will consist of participation in the operating room and following assigned patients. Students will be responsible for their assigned patients and will be expected to function at the level of an intern.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 10
    Lecture Hours: 15 Other Contact Hours: 50

    Repeat Status: No Repeat Limit: 0

    College Restrictions: Medical College of Georgia


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    OBGN 5009 - Obstetrics and Gynecology Sub-I



    Prerequisite: OBG 5000 Students on this service will function as sub-interns in the Gynecologic Oncology and Maternal-Fetal Medicine services at MCG or on the Obstetrics and Gynecology service at the Atlanta Medical Center. Each student will work as an integral part of that service. The student will be required to participate in daily rounds and patient care conferences. The student will also be required to perform surgical procedures under supervision and be involved in clinical activities in the outpatient clinic.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 10
    Repeat Limit: 0

    College Restrictions: Medical College of Georgia


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    OBGN 5011 - Obstetrics and Gynecology Research



    Prerequisites: OBG 5000 The emphasis of the laboratory is on the genetic basis of puberty and reproduction using human disease models as hypogonadotropic hypogonadism and premature ovarian failure. The student will perform molecular procedures under supervision to identify mutations in human disease. The interested student will have an excellent change to be involved in abstract publication with eventual journal publication. These studies will provide the student with an exposure to molecular analysis and relate it to clinical problems in reproductive medicine.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 7
    Lecture Hours: 1 Other Contact Hours: 500

    Repeat Status: No

    College Restrictions: Medical College of Georgia


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    OBGN 5012 - Urogynecology Externship



    Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of OBG 5000 The student will participate in the management of inpatient and outpatient urogynecology patients. The outpatient experience will include extensive exposure to urodynamics, exposure to bladder ultrasound as well as other diagnostic bladder tests. Students will participate in the office management of patients with all forms of incontinence, vaginal and uterine prolapse, as well as other gynecological problems. The patient experience will consist of participation in the operating room for urogynecology, advance laparoscopy, and general gynecology cases. Students will follow assigned patients both preoperatively and postoperatively. Students will be responsible for their assigned patients and will be expected to function at the level of an intern.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 10
    Lecture Hours: 3 Other Contact Hours: 35

    Repeat Status: No Repeat Limit: 0

    College Restrictions: Medical College of Georgia


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    OBGN 5013 - Electives in Obstetrics and General Gynecology



    Prerequisite: Satisfactory Completion of OBG 5000 Allow students to gain a more in-depth knowledge of general OB/GYN by exposure to Ambulatory, Surgical and Obstetrical patients. Rotation is split between obstetrics and general gynecology. Students will have more in-depth exposure to surgical techniques and training in gynecological surgery and participation and management of obstetrical and ambulatory patients in L&D and Sheffield clinic. Performance evaluated by faculty to assess the following skills: patient care, medical knowledge, practice-based learning and improvement, professionalism, interpersonal and communication skills, and system-based learning.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 10
    Lecture Hours: 1 Other Contact Hours: 16

    Repeat Status: No Repeat Limit: 0

    College Restrictions: Medical College of Georgia


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    OBGN 5014 - MFM Outpatient Elective



    Students will be exposed to prenatal diagnosis for high risk obstetrical patients, evaluation and management of patients with high risk obstetrical conditions, “hands-on” ultrasound experience with genetic counseling and other prenatal diagnosis. Prerequisites: Satisfactory Completion of OBGN 5000A

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 10
    Lecture Hours: 1 TO 2 Other Contact Hours: 22 TO 32

    Repeat Status: No


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    OBGN 5015 - CerviCusco, Peru International Women’s Healthcare



    This goal of this elective is to provide an international women’s health experience at a clinic that focuses on cervical cancer prevention, screening, diagnosis, and treatment. Prerequisites: Phase 3 Core Curriculum

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 7
    Other Contact Hours: 40

    College Restrictions: Medical College of Georgia


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    OBGN 5016 - Gynecology Boot Camp



    Prerequisite: Successful completion of OBGN 5000 This course will provide the student with exposure to each of the GYN subspecialties (Benign GYN, GYN Oncolog, Urogynecology, and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility), along with intensive experience performing many duties expected of OB-GYN interns.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Prerequisites: OBGN5000

    Credit Hours: 7
    Lecture Hours: 2 Other Contact Hours: 44

    Repeat Status: No

    College Restrictions: Medical College of Georgia


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    OBGN 5085 - Real Life Gynecology I



    The elective will be comprised of clinical encounters under the direction of a GYN faculty member as well as didactic content. Clinical encounters will consist of shadowing the GYN physician and participating as a team member. The didactic components are designed to prepare students to address specific clinical situations which are encountered in Women’s Healthcare.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit

    Credit Hours: 1
    Lecture Hours: 1 Other Contact Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No Repeat Limit: 0

    College Restrictions: Medical College of Georgia


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    OBGN 5086 - Mind-Body Medicine Group Experience



    Meet to provide training in Mind-Body Medicine, stress reduction and relaxation. Using the techniques developed by James Gordon and the Center for Mind-Body Medicine.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit

    Credit Hours: 1
    Lecture Hours: 1

    Repeat Limit: 0

    College Restrictions: Medical College of Georgia


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    OBGN 5087 - OBGyn and Women’s Health



    This course will expose students to various areas in the field of Ob/Gyn to enhance interest in the profession and improve knowledge and Skills in Women’s Healthcare.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit

    Credit Hours: 1
    Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 2

    Repeat Status: No

    College Restrictions: Medical College of Georgia Major Restrictions: Medicine


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    OBGN 5088 - Georgia Global Health - Introduction at CerviCusco, Peru



    Students will receive didactic clinical lectures in Augusta, GA, then travel to Cusco, Peru for the remainder. Students will experience diverse healthcare delivery in multiple clinical settings, including hospital-based, ministry of health clinic, private, non-profit, and remote rural clinical locations. This introduction to global health is a unique opportunity for students to gain valuable insights into the vast challenges within the global health arena. The vivid contrasts in healthcare delivery will impart important principles of diversity and cultural competency.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit

    Credit Hours: 1
    Lecture Hours: 12 Other Contact Hours: 36

    Repeat Status: No

    College Restrictions: Medical College of Georgia


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    OBGN 5098 - OB/Gyn Summer Preceptorship



    The student will attend Grand Round, Benign and C-Section conferences when offered. The student will learn to surgically scrub and will follow patients in the clinic. The student will participate on the GYN service and attend deliveries.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit

    Credit Hours: 1
    Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 40

    Repeat Status: No Repeat Limit: 1

    College Restrictions: Medical College of Georgia


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    OBGN 5099 - Off-Campus OB/Gyn Summer Preceptorship



    Prerequisite: None This elective is offered to provide the student with experience in Obstetrics-Gynecology in an off-campus setting. The student will make arrangements to accompany a preceptor in his/her office and hospital functions during the period of the elective.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit

    Credit Hours: 1
    Lecture Hours: 2 Other Contact Hours: 40

    Repeat Status: No Repeat Limit: 1

    College Restrictions: Medical College of Georgia


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    OBGN 5999 - Basic Clerkship Remediation in Obstetrics/Gynecology



    Remediation of the Basic Core Clerkship in Obstetrics/Gynecology.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

    Prerequisites: OBGN5000

    Credit Hours: 1


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    ROBG 5000 - Obstetrics and Gynecology



    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

    Credit Hours: 27
    Lecture Hours: 22 Other Contact Hours: 50

    College Restrictions: Residents


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.



Occlusion

  
  •  

    OCCL 5001 - Dental Anatomy and Occlusion



    Lecture and laboratory course in dental anatomy and occlusion.

    Grade Mode: Normal

    Credit Hours: 7
    Lecture Hours: 1 Lab Hours: 5

    Repeat Status: No

    College Restrictions: Dental College of Georgia


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    OCCL 5002 - Occlusal Analysis



    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 1 Lab Hours: 1 Other Contact Hours: 2

    Repeat Status: No

    College Restrictions: Dental College of Georgia


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    OCCL 5701 - Occlusion Clinic



    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Continuing Progress Courses

    Credit Hours: 0 TO 1
    Other Contact Hours: 0 TO 1

    Repeat Status: No

    Major Restrictions: Advanced Standing DMD


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.



Occupational Therapy

  
  •  

    OTHP 6000 - Fieldwork I A



    Application of the knowledge and skills learned in first semester graduate OT coursework. Prerequisite: Admission to the graduate MHS program.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit

    Credit Hours: 1
    Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 0 Other Contact Hours: 3

    College Restrictions: College of Allied Health Sci Program Restrictions: MHSOT_OTHP-Occupational Therapy, MHS_OTHP-Occupational Therapy

    Fee Detail Code Description
    OT Fieldwork
    Fee Amount
    45
    Fee Type
    FLAT


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    OTHP 6001 - Fieldwork I B



    Application of the knowledge and skills learned in first and second semester graduate occupational therapy coursework. Prerequisite: Successful completion of 1st semester MHS courses or permission of Academic Fieldwork Coordinator and Chair.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit

    Credit Hours: 1
    Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 0 Other Contact Hours: 3

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: MHSOT_OTHP-Occupational Therapy, MHS_OTHP-Occupational Therapy


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    OTHP 6002 - Fieldwork I C



    Application of the knowledge and skills learned through the 3rd semester of graduate OT coursework. Prerequisite: successful completion of the 2nd semester MHS coursework and/or permission of the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator and Chair.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit

    Credit Hours: 2
    Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 0 Other Contact Hours: 6

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: MHSOT_OTHP-Occupational Therapy, MHS_OTHP-Occupational Therapy


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    OTHP 6003 - Fieldwork I D



    Application of the knowledge and skills learned through the 4th semester of graduate occupational therapy coursework. Prerequisite: Successful completion of the 3rd semester MHS coursework and/or permission of the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator and Chair.

    Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit

    Credit Hours: 2
    Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 0 Other Contact Hours: 6

    Program Restrictions: MHSOT_OTHP-Occupational Therapy, MHS_OTHP-Occupational Therapy

    Fee Detail Code Description
    OT Fieldwork
    Fee Amount
    45
    Fee Type
    FLAT


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    OTHP 6100 - Foundations of Occupational Therapy



    Foundational knowledge and skills of occupational therapy related to the history of the profession and current global health trends.  Includes the delineation of roles, use of theory and evidence, the function of professional organizations, the practice framework, use of health care terminology, application of critical reasoning within varied models of practice and settings.  Transfer skills, vital signs, management of assistive mobility devices, adaptive dressing equipment, adaptive feeding, adapted equipment for IADL.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 2


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    OTHP 6103 - Professional Foundations and Therapeutic Occupation



    Foundational knowledge and skills of occupational therapy related to the history of the profession and current global health trends. Includes the delineation of roles, use of theory and evidence, the function of professional organizations, the practice framework, use of health care terminology, application of critical reasoning within varied models of practice and settings. Transfer skills, vital signs, management of assistive mobility devices, adaptive dressing equipment, adaptive feeding, adapted equipment for IADL.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 2 Other Contact Hours: 0

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: MHSOT_OTHP-Occupational Therapy, MHS_OTHP-Occupational Therapy


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    OTHP 6104 - Occupational Therapy Models of Reasoning



    Developing OT critical reasoning including problem screening and identification, referral, assessment, goal setting, intervention planning, reassessment, discontinuation for client and family centered care. Emphasis is placed on planning assessments and providing justification of care within a variety of settings. Prerequisites: Admission to the graduate MHS program.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 2 Other Contact Hours: 0

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: MHSOT_OTHP-Occupational Therapy, MHS_OTHP-Occupational Therapy


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    OTHP 6105 - Assessment Process & Documentation



    Developing OT critical reasoning including problem screening and identification, referral, assessment, goal setting, intervention planning, reassessment, discontinuation for client and family centered care.  Emphasis is placed on planning assessments and providing justification of care within a variety of settings.

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 2


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


  
  •  

    OTHP 6106 - Development of Lifespan Occupations



    Analysis of developmental theories and occupations across the lifespan. The development of roles, habits, values, and skills are included. The influence of cultural diversity and the environment across the lifespan are analyzed. Emphasis is placed on analysis and synthesis of interrelationships of occupation and development. Prerequisite: Admission to the graduate MHS program.

    Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

    Credit Hours: 3
    Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 2 Other Contact Hours: 0

    Repeat Status: No

    Program Restrictions: MHSOT_OTHP-Occupational Therapy, MHS_OTHP-Occupational Therapy


    Click here for the Schedule of Classes.


 

Page: 1 <- Back 1022 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32Forward 10 -> 40