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ONLINE LEARNING | TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
Below is a list of descriptions for the required courses that compose the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Online Degree Completion Program.
NURS 210: Health Assessment (3 semester hours)
Introduction to assessment of physical and psychosocial health across the lifespan. Includes physical assessment techniques, interviewing skills and introduction to medical terminology and health risk assessment.
NURS 242: Concepts/Processes for Contemporary Nursing (4 semester hours)
Introduces RN/BSN students to contemporary concepts for professional nursing practice in health care systems with emphasis on the nursing paradigm, health promotion and continuity of care.
NURS 385: Clinical Concepts/Processes in Population-Focused Nursing
(5 semester hours)
Synthesizes theory, research and practice related to population-focused nursing care, with emphasis on health promotion of aggregates. Clinical application with aggregates across the lifespan.
NUEL 310: Exploring Complementary/Alternative Practices (2 semester hours)*
Explores philosophical, historical, cultural and clinical aspects of complementary/alternative practices. Emphasizes providing holistic nursing care by incorporating complementary/alternative practices.
NUEL 394: Special Topics (2 semester hours)*
Discusses selected topics of current interest.
NURS 322: Introduction to Nursing Research/Statistics for Evidence-Based Practice
(4 semester hours)
Covers basic concepts of research emphasizing relationship between research and nursing practice. Includes basic statistical measures, hypothesis testing, and interpretation of nursing research for application and practice.
NUEL 316: Nursing Informatics (3 semester hours)
Explores information system concepts in health care delivery and nursing practice. Emphasizes application of systems concepts in addressing health care delivery issues.
NURS 390: Nursing Leadership and Management in Healthcare (6 semester hours)
Appraises and synthesizes theory, research and practice in the application of principles of nursing leadership and management. Clinical application focuses on the management of groups of clients and systems.
NURS 397: Issues in Nursing Practice (3 semester hours)
Analyzes social, economic and policy issues affecting the practice of professional nursing with emphasis on strategies for advancing the profession.
*Students will take either NUEL 310 or NUEL 394 depending on when they start the RN to BSN program.