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Marshall University (School of Nursing)




Consistent with the mission of Marshall University, the College of Health Professions is committed to offering quality undergraduate and graduate health professions education. The focus of the College of Health Professions is upon being interactive with the community in assessing the health care needs of the people, including rural and underserved areas, and in responding to contemporary and future needs of society and the health professions.

To accomplish this mission, the College of Health Professions:

- Ensures the integrity of the programs through maintenance of rigorous professional education standards and through the high expectation of student learning and performance.

- Encourages involvement of faculty in service to society and the profession.

- Supports the engagement of faculty in research and scholarly activities.

- Provides an environment that is sensitive to a culturally, racially, and ethnically diverse student body, faculty, and staff; and

- Maintains an environment that provides for academic freedom and shared governance.

The College of Health Professions offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees in Nursing. Graduate and undergraduate courses are offered at various sites throughout West Virginia via interactive classrooms. Currently in addition to the Huntington campus, graduate classes are offered in cooperation with West Liberty State College in Warwood, West Virginia, in cooperation with Bluefield State College in Bluefield, West Virginia, in cooperation with Fairmont State College in Fairmont, West Virginia, at the Marshall University Mid Ohio Valley Center in Point Pleasant, West Virginia and the Marshall University Graduate College in South Charleston, West Virginia.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is offered in Huntington and off campus at the Mid Ohio Valley Center in Point Pleasant, West Virginia. In addition to the Huntington campus, the Accelerated BSN program for licenses registered nurses is offered at the Mid Ohio Valley Center in Point Pleasant and the Marshall University Graduate College in South Charleston, West Virginia.




School name:Marshall UniversitySchool of Nursing
Address:400 Hal Greer Boulevard
Zip & city:WV 25755-9500 West Virginia
Phone:(304) 696-5272
Web:http://www.marshall.edu/cohp/nursing/default.asp
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NURSING ASSESSMENT OF INDIVIDUALS I
Study of nursing assessment of the individual through the life span in relation to wellness promotion and the impact of illness. Basic students: Completion of freshman level classes.

FOUNDATIONS OF PROFESSIONAL NURSING I
Introduction to philosophical and theoretical foundations of nursing, exploration and integration of concepts and processes basic to professional nursing practice. Practicum included. (fundamentals)

FOUNDATIONS OF PROFESSIONAL NURSING II
Introduction to professional nursing practice in relation to potential and simple alterations in health. Guided clinical and learning laboratory experience. Practicum included (fundamentals)

NURSING ASSESSMENT OF INDIVIDUALS II
This course focuses on the development of skills in taking health histories and performing physical examinations of clients throughout the life span. Practicum included (physical assessment).

FAMILY NURSING
Focus is on family nursing theory as it relates to human responses, utilizing theoretical models for family assessment and health promotion. Included is consideration of chronic illness.

NURSING AND HUMAN RESPONSES I
Focus of Nursing is on the diagnosis and treatment of human responses to changes that occur in the expanding family. Practicum included (maternity).

NURSING AND HUMAN RESPONSES III
Focus is on nursing care of adult clients responding to common health care problems. Clinical practicum in the hospital settings included.

PHARMACOLOGY FOR NURSES
Focus on the role of the nurse in drug therapy. Specific drug classifications and prototypical drugs, their actions, effects, and nursing implications are described in-depth.

INTRODUCTORY STATISTICS
Basic probability, descriptive statistics, fundamental statistical inference procedures involving estimation and hypothesis testing for a variety of situations with wide applications.

NURSING AND HUMAN RESPONSES II
Focus is upon nursing care of clients of all ages in relation to human responses to psychosocial problems. Practicum included (psychiatric).

NURSING AND HUMAN RESPONSES IV
Focus is on nursing care of adult clients responding to potential and actual complex alterations in health in relation to specific body systems. Practicum included.

NURSING AND HUMAN RESPONSES VII
Focus is on nursing care of pediatric clients of all ages and their families responding to common and complex alterations in health care problems. (pediatric didactic)

NURSING AND HUMAN RESPONSES V
Focus is upon nursing care of adult clients responding to potential and actual complex alterations in health in relation to specific body systems. Practicum included.

TRANSCULTURAL HEALTH CARE
The focus is on health care practices and beliefs in a variety of cultures which interact with the United States health care system. Political, economic, and geographic factors affecting health care are addressed.

NURSING RESEARCH
Focuses on the research process as it relates to nursing clinical research. An outcome of the course is critical reviews of clinical nursing research in journal publications.

NURSING AND HUMAN RESPONSES VI
Focus is on the synthesis of public health principles with nursing practice in promoting the health of the community by providing health promotion for individuals, families, groups and communities at risk. Practicum included (community/public health).

PROFESSIONAL NURSING PRACTICE
Focus on nursing leadership, the management of patient care, and issues inherent to professional nursing practice.

ROLE SYNTHESIS PRACTICUM
Focus is on leadership activities related to the roles of the professional nurse: provider of care, coordinator of care, and member of the profession. Capstone experience. Practicum included

CAPSTONE SEMINAR
The purpose of this course is to assist the student to synthesize the content of the baccalaureate nursing educational program.


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