Upon acceptance to our program, a course carousel indicating the course sequence will be provided. Please be aware that courses may be pushed back to the next start date if there is an insufficient number of enrolled students. Our expectation is that all students will enroll in courses as indicated on the carousel and that the program will be completed in a reasonable time frame.
Students who have Technical Writing or an equivalent will not be required to enroll in Technical Writing (ENGL 2338). The equivalent courses for Technical Writing are any sophomore level (2000 level course) Literature, Philosophy, or Speech course. Course equivalency Charts are available here.
Exploration of Science and Theories for Nursing
A critical examination of the philosophical and theoretical bases for nursing science.
Role of the Nurse Educator
Investigation of the roles and functions of the nurse educator.
Advanced Pathophysiology for Nurse Educators
This course focuses on developing an advanced knowledge base of pathophysiology. Principles of advanced physiology and pathophysiology and are applied to disease processes.
Advanced Pharmacology for Nurse Educators
Study of clinical pharmacological therapeutics for nurse educators. Prerequisite: NURS 5318
Advanced Assessment for Nurse Educators
Apply theoretical foundations and clinical skills in comprehensive health assessment across the lifespan as applies to the nurse educator role. Prerequisites: NURS 5318, NURS 5319
Special Topics in Clinical Practice
Advanced clinical practice with selected targeted patient populations. Prerequisites: NURS 5318, 5319, 5326
Curriculum Development and Evaluation
Explore the nature of nursing education. Focus on the curriculum process and its application to nursing education programs.
Focus on application of computer technology that supports the dissemination of health care data, information and knowledge. Selected software packages/applications are presented and used.
Teaching/Learning Theories, Strategies, and Evaluation
Teaching/learning theories, strategies, and evaluations for educators.
Simulation Application in Nursing
Application of simulation and active learning strategies in nursing education. Prerequisites: 5309
Nursing Education Practicum
Nursing education preceptorship in selected health care sites with opportunities to apply clinical and educational knowledge, skills, and concepts in a guided, progressive context of nursing education. Prerequisites: All program courses
Principles of Research in Nursing
Integration of theoretical and empirical principles of nursing research to generate evidence for nursing practice.
Preparation to implement an evidence-based change in practice.