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Eastern Washington University (Intercollegiate College of Nursing)




The Intercollegiate College of Nursing offers the upper division undergraduate and graduate course work in nursing for the consortium schools of Eastern Washington University, Washington State University and Whitworth University. Gonzaga University students participate in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program only. The Intercollegiate College of Nursing is the first and largest public/private nursing education consortium in the United States. It is accredited by the National League of Nursing (NLN) through 2004.

Founded in 1968, the Intercollegiate College of Nursing now serves between 500 and 600 students annually. It is a leader in distance learning with students studying in Spokane, Yakima, Walla Walla, Tri-Cities and Vancouver. As the largest volume user of time on the WHETS (Washington Higher Education Telecommunications System) network, students at all College of Nursing sites benefit from instruction and resources not otherwise available at their home sites.

The Intercollegiate College of Nursing is proud of its reputation for quality education. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) students who graduate from our undergraduate program consistently achieve one of the highest rates of passage of first-time candidates on the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for baccalaureate-prepared registered nurses in Washington State. Graduates of undergraduate and graduate programs are highly sought after for their excellence in nursing practice.

The College offer three options for the registered nurse student: RN to BSN program based at all sites, a web-based RN to BSN program and an accelerated RN to MN option.

The Master of Nursing (MN) program involves several educational avenues to prepare nurses for leadership and advanced practice.




School name:Eastern Washington UniversityIntercollegiate College of Nursing
Address:2917 West Fort George Wright Drive
Zip & city:WA 99224-5291 Washington
Phone:(509) 324-7338
Web:http://www.icne.wsu.edu/
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PROFESSIONAL NURSING CONCEPTS AND ISSUES
Philosophical, historical, economic, legal/ethical, and professional issues designed for registered nurses to build upon previously acquired professional concepts.

NURSING CONCEPTS: ASSESSMENT AND APPLICATION OF PHYSIOLOGICAL CONCEPTS TO NURSING PRACTICE I
Integration of pathophysiological assessment, pharmacological nursing concepts with diverse client populations; emphasizing neurological, EENT, skin, musculoskeletal, endocrine, and respiratory systems.

NURSING CONCEPTS: ASSESSMENT AND APPLICATION OF PHYSIOLOGICAL CONCEPTS TO NURSING PRACTICE II
Integration of pathophysiological assessment, pharmacological nursing concepts with diverse client populations; emphasizing fluid/electrolytes, oncology, GI/ GU; cardiovascular; immune system, renal.

NURSING RESEARCH AND INFORMATICS
Application of informatics skills and research processes to clinical practice; incorporates first level informatics concepts.

NURSING LEADERSHIP
Application of group leadership and management theories to professional nursing practice.

NURSING MANAGEMENT
Management, leadership, and group theories are utilized and applied to the management of nursing and health care.

NURSING CONCEPTS: COMMUNITY HEALTH
Synthesis of nursing and public health concepts with focus on community as partner, and population-based practice.

SELECTED NURSING PRACTICE: PSYCHIATRIC/ MENTAL HEALTH
Nursing process with individuals and families experiencing psychiatric/mental health disruptions.

NURSING PRACTICE: COMMUNITY AND PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH PRACTICE
Application of community health, public health, and psychiatric/ mental health nursing concepts to individuals, families, and communities with identified health needs.

HEALTH CARE ETHICS
Ethical theories including deontology, teleology, virture ethics, and applicability to ethical dilemmas in nursing.

NURSING PRACTICE: ADVANCED CLINICAL PRACTICUM
Application and integration of theoretical content in an area of nursing practice of special interest to the student.

SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY IN NURSING
Scientific inquiry applied to theoretical and philosophical foundations in nursing.

METHODS OF NURSING RESEARCH
Research process as foundational to both conduct of scientific inquiry and utilization of findings.

HEALTH CARE POLICY ANALYSIS
Analysis of health care system policy; exploration of issues of clinical management and community resource utilization including advocacy techniques.

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
Application of economic theory and principles of financial management to the role of nurse manager.

TEACHING IN THE INFORMATION AGE
Focus on educational paradigms consistent with distance education; development of a variety of multimedia materials for nursing education.

NURSING EDUCATION IN A MULTICULTURAL SOCIETY
Application of learning theories and strategies useful in teaching diverse populations; taught in a distance degree format.

TEACHING, LEARNING AND EVALUATION IN NURSING
Exploration of concepts related to teaching-learning, assessment of diverse learning needs, instructional strategies and design, evaluation of performance outcomes.

NURSING EDUCATION: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE
Exploration of curriculum history, development, future predictions; program evaluation, instructional resources, leadership, and policy development in academic and service settings.

ROLE ANALYSIS: ADVANCED PRACTICE
Emphasis on role analysis including interdisciplinary relationships, consultative skills, responsibility, activities, and functions of the advanced practice nurse.

PSYCHIATRIC/MENTAL HEALTH NURSING: INDIVIDUALS
Psychopathology and appropriate nursing interventions with individuals across age continuum; families, groups, and communities.

PSYCHIATRIC/MENTAL HEALTH ADVANCED PRACTICE ROLE DEVELOPMENT
Advanced practice psychiatric/ mental health nursing role development emphasizing systems theory and definition of scope and standards of independent and collaborative roles.

ADVANCED PSYCHIATRIC NURSING CONCEPTS: GROUP PSYCHOTHERAPY
Introduction to theory and practice of group psychotherapy; Milieu and other selected theories are studied and applied to nursing practice.

PRACTICUM IN PSYCHIATRIC/MENTAL HEALTH NURSING
Individualized clinical experience/seminar designed to provide advanced competency, accountability, leadership in psychiatric/mental health nursing.

PSYCHIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER INTERNSHIP
Application and integration of theory, research findings, and interventions in the care of clients with psychiatric disorders.

ADDICTION PERSPECTIVES
Introduction to assessment, evaluations, prevention, and treatment of addiction.

INTERNATIONAL, INTERDISCIPLINARY, AND TRANSCULTURAL HEALTH CARE
Focuses upon diverse health beliefs and practices of clients and members of the interdisciplinary health team.

FAMILY NURSING IN THE COMMUNITY
Theoretical approaches to the analysis of normal and at-risk families; application of family assessment and intervention models when planning care.

EPIDEMIOLOGICAL APPROACHES TO COMMUNITY HEALTH
Epidemiologic application to health; implications for health promotion, disease prevention. Focus: knowledge and skills required to obtain and use data bases.

COMMUNITY-BASED/POPULATION-FOCUSED ROLE PRACTICUM
Culminating analysis, development, and enactment of advanced practice roles in teaching, practice, or administration of community-based/population- focused nursing.

CARE MANAGEMENT WITH AT-RISK INFANT AND YOUNG CHILD POPULATIONS
Analysis of biopsychosocial health risks of infants and young children using model of risk and resiliency in advanced nursing practice.

CARE MANAGEMENT WITH AT-RISK OLDER CHILD AND ADOLESCENT POPULATIONS
Analysis of biopsychosocial health risks of older children and adolescents using models of risk and resiliency in advanced nursing practice.

ADVANCED NURSING PRACTICE WITH AT-RISK CHILD AND YOUTH POPULATIONS PRACTICUM
Application of concepts/models of childhood risk and resiliency in advanced nursing practice with community-based at-risk older children and adolescents.

PROMOTING HEALTH OF COMMUNITY-BASED ADULTS
Analysis and evaluation of strategies, interventions, and programs to promote the health of at-risk adult community populations.

ADVANCED ASSESSMENT AND DIAGNOSIS FOR THE PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER
Assessment and diagnosis of psychiatric illnesses; focus on physical and psychiatric history, mental status exam, and strategies of psychometric evalution.

ADVANCED HEALTH ASSESSMENT AND DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSES
Advanced holistic health assessment/differential diagnosis; analysis of data from biological, sociological, psychological, cultural, and spiritual dimensions.

ADVANCED PHARMACOLOGICAL CONCEPTS AND PRACTICE
Pharmacology for clinical practice including decisionmaking, prescribing, drug monitoring, and patient education associated with prescriptive authority.

HEALTH PROMOTION IN NURSING PRACTICE
Theoretical bases including cultural variations for selected health promotion strategies for neonates through elderly clients.

INFORMATION MANAGEMENT FOR NURSING PRACTICE
Application/evaluation of nursing informatics; use for management of patient care data in nursing practice and administration.

COMMUNITY ANALYSIS AND PROGRAM PLANNING
Application of core public health functions in community analysis, program development, and program evaluation.

PRIMARY CARE: ADULTS AND ELDERS
Assessment, differential diagnosis, therapeutic intervention with adults; developmental changes; opportunities to provide diagnostic, maintenance, and follow-up care.

PRIMARY CARE: INFANTS, CHILDREN, AND ADOLESCENTS
Assessment, differential diagnosis, and therapeutic intervention with infants, children, and adolescents in rural and urban settings.

PRIMARY CARE: FAMILY
Assessment, differential diagnosis, therapeutic intervention with individuals in childrearing, childrearing, and multigenerational families.

CLINICAL DECISION MAKING 1
Provides a framework for systematic collection, organization, interpretation, and communication of data for the development of differential diagnosis.

ADULT AND ELDERS: INPATIENT MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC PROBLEMS
Diagnosis and treatment of inpatient adults and elders with low to medium acuity.

ADULT AND ELDERS: INPATIENT MANAGEMENT OF ACUTE/CRITICAL PROBLEMS
Diagnosis and treatment of inpatient adults and elders with high to critical acuity.

DIAGNOSTIC TESTING AND INTERPRETATION
Analysis of diagnostic findings across the age continuum for clinical decision making; selected diagnostic and treatment skills for advanced practice.

HEALTH CARE ETHICS

ADVANCED PHYSIOLOGY AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY I
Advanced cellular and system physiology / pathophysiology related to health care of individuals with cardiopulmonary, renal, and hematological diseases.

PROMOTING HEALTH OF COMMUNITY-BASED ELDERS
Advanced practice role in assessment, nursing intervention, and public policy regarding multidimensional physical, emotional, and social problems of community-based elderly.

INTERNSHIP
Application and integration of theoretical content, research findings, and assessment and intervention strategies into primary care practice. S, F grading.


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