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California State University, Long Beach (Department of Nursing)




Welcome to the Department of Nursing at the California State University, Long Beach! The student is the center of our focus,where diversity, internationalism and transculturalism in student and faculty are sought, valued and nurtured. Our graduates are much sought after for employment.

We educate professional nurses at the Baccalaureate level to practice in collaborative or leadership roles in hospitals, clinics and community health care agencies, and at the Masters degree level, students are prepared for advanced practice roles such as, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurse educators, nurse executives and leaders in public health nursing.

The Department of Nursing is nationally and internationally recognized for its excellence in nursing education and quality of its faculty. Our Baccalaureate and Masters degree Programs have been awarded full national accreditation by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing and state accreditation by the California Board of Registered Nursing.

The CSULB Department of Nursing is a student-centered program whose mission is to educate undergraduate and graduate students to become quality professionals for entry into practice in diverse community settings.



School name:California State University, Long BeachDepartment of Nursing
Address:1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Zip & city:CA 90840-0301 California
Phone:(562) 985-4463
Web:http://www.csulb.edu/colleges/chhs/departments/nursing/
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LOWER DIVISION

SPECIAL TOPICS
Overview of health care professions with a primary focus on the nursing profession, including, nursing history, educational preparation and the roles of nurses, ethics, patients’ and nurses’ Bill of Rights, medical terminology and math for health care professions.

INTRODUCTION TO NURSING HEALTH CARE
Development of concepts of high level wellness and self care. Introduction to physical and social science principles which provide basis for beginning level nursing theory and practice. Introduction to nursing process and framework for nursing practice.

INTRODUCTION TO NURSING HEALTH CARE CLINICAL
Designed to provide guided utilization of beginning level theory and skill in a simulation laboratory. Opportunity provided to experience clinical practice based on concepts of nursing process and framework for nursing practice.

HEALTH CARE COMMUNICATION
Focus on communication theory, helping and communication with diverse people. Introduction to understanding psychosocial and cultural factors influencing health professional-client interaction. Clinically oriented projects and activities provide opportunities for application of theory.

INTERMEDIATE NURSING HEALTH CARE
Development of intermediate level theory of physical and psycho-social wellness and accountability. Application of recognized physical and social science principles and current research findings to intermediate level nursing theory and skills essential to actualization of nursing process.

INTERMEDIATE NURSING HEALTH CARE CLINICAL STUDIES
Guided laboratory experience to assist in synthesizing intermediate theory and gaining skills in application of selected nursing process activities in simulation and in direct patient care.

OLDER ADULT HEALTH CARE
Study of unique needs of aging population. It includes study of gerontological concepts, principles, and theories. Focus on health promotion and delivery of care within framework of nursing process.

OLDER ADULT HEALTH CARE CLINICAL STUDIES
Provides experience in applying nursing process to care of aging client in a variety of settings and opportunity for validation of gerontological concepts, principles and theories.

UPPER DIVISION

PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF HEALTH CARE
Presents an exploration of psychosocial concepts, cultural and environmental factors relative to wellness/illness of individuals and families with special attention to physically ill individuals. Group interaction directed toward development of self-awareness and development of professional role.

DIMENSIONS OF PROFESSIONAL NURSING
Focuses on analysis of transition from a technical to a professional baccalaureate prepared nurse. Content includes: program and University orientation, role changes, ethics, dimensions of nursing, and training in completion of a research based paper and presentation.

HUMAN LIFE CYCLE FOR NURSES
Presents the study and application to nursing of physiological, social, cognitive, linguistic and emotional development of persons as individuals and as family members from conception through old age. Student becomes competent in applying developmental theory to assessment and intervention of patients and their families from infants to the elderly.

HEALTH ASSESSMENT
Covers techniques of history taking and physical examination of healthy individuals. These techniques are used by nurse in identification of patient problems.

PHYSICAL ASSESSMENT FOR NURSES LAB
Provides opportunity to apply techniques of history taking and physical examination which are used by nurse in identification of patient problems. Includes demonstration and practice of physical assessment methodology.

CRITICAL CARE NURSING
Advanced study of acute and critically ill patient. Focuses on complex knowledge required to provide comprehensive nursing care to patients and families experiencing critical illness or injury. Cultural needs of patients and families are emphasized.

CRITICAL CARE NURSING CLINICAL STUDIES
Focuses on application of content presented in Critical Care Nursing in clinical setting. Emphasis on critical thinking and collaboration with other members of health care team. Will gain experience using advanced technology in this specialized area of nursing.

PSYCHIATRIC/MENTAL HEALTH NURSING
Presents theory base for psychiatric/mental health delivery system. Cultural, ethical, economic and legal influences on mental health will be considered.

PSYCHIATRIC/MENTAL HEALTH NURSING CLINICAL
Provides clinical experiences to apply theories learned in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing. Will utilize nursing process to apply theories and implement care for clients with psychiatric/mental health issues.

LEGAL ASPECTS OF HEALTH CARE
Presents legal duties and responsibilities of nurses in delivery of health care services. Professional licensure regulations, scope of nursing practice, and ethical issues related to nursing practice are emphasized.

CHILD HEALTH CARE
Theoretical basis for nursing care of well and ill children from birth through adolescence. Pathology of common pediatric illnesses and nursing interventions are described. Issues of culture, growth and development, and family dynamics are considered.

CHILD HEALTH CARE CLINICAL
Opportunities to apply concepts from Child Health Care with a variety of children and their families. Will assess physical, psychological, and cultural issues while planning, implementing, and evaluating age appropriate nursing care for well and ill children.

WOMEN’S HEALTH CARE
Didactic content focuses on health care needs of women to include: health promotion/prevention, gynecology, fertility/infertility, and special needs for herself, her family and her newborn during pregnancy and delivery. Multicultural, psychological, and social influences are addressed.

WOMEN’S HEALTH CARE CLINICAL
Provides opportunity to apply theoretical concepts of special physiological, psychological, social, spiritual and cultural needs of women, families and newborns during antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum and newborn transition period in a supervised clinical setting.

HEALTH CARE DELIVERY SYSTEMS
Study of health care delivery systems with emphasis on role of nursing, less well defined problems and their causes, and in-depth study of impact of political, economic and social, ethical, and international issues of health care system.

COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING
Focuses on diversified and/or permanent interruptions in health-illness continuum and associated nursing care for aggregates in non-acute institutions and community facilities. Content emphasizes variety of life styles and diversified ethnic groups.

COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING CLINICAL STUDIES
Experience in working with diversified health problems of individuals, families, and communities with an emphasis on development of appropriate nursing interventions for underserved populations and communities.

HOLISTIC NURSING INTERVENTIONS ACROSS THE LIFESPAN
Will present therapeutic touch, meditation, and imagery as interventions grounded in a holistic nursing framework. Will learn basics of practicing modality which will enable them to begin incorporating three modalities into their practice.

NURSING RESEARCH
Emphasizes application of research theory to evidence-based nursing practice, including ethics in nursing research and research process.


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