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Northern Arizona University (School of Nursing)




Nursing education at NAU involves challenging and rewarding coursework that reflects the standards of professional nursing. Our programs prepare you to practice nursing at an entry level or to continue to advance your practice in selected professional roles.

It is our goal to prepare you to use a systematic approach in implementing nursing care for individuals, families, groups, and communities in a variety of hospital and other settings, and we emphasize meeting the health care needs of rural and minority populations.

MISSION

Provide an outstanding undergraduate residential education strengthened by important research, graduate and professional programs and a responsive distance learning network delivering programs throughout Arizona.




School name:Northern Arizona UniversitySchool of Nursing
Address:South San Francisco Street,
Zip & city:AZ 86011 Arizona
Phone:(928) 523-6717
Web:http://www.nau.edu/nursing/
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School of Nursing Courses


HEALTH ASSESSMENT FOR REGISTERED NURSES
Clinical lab course provides cognitive and psychomotor skills in health history, assessments, and physical exams across the life span. Letter grade only.

BASIC PRINCIPLES IN PALLIATIVE CARE
Provides an overview of core principles of palliative care. Emphasizes strategies to improve palliative care and the nurse as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Letter grade only.

GERONTOLOGY
Explore beliefs, attitudes, stereotypes about the elderly. Includes theories of aging, normal aspects and changes, ethical issues, and successful aging through interdisciplinary health promotion and risk reduction strategies. Letter grade only.

NURSING INFORMATICS
Introduction to key elements of informatics/information technology in the health care setting. Issues and policies related to ethics and privacy regarding the treatment of patient information will be addressed.

GENOMICS IN CONTEMPORARY NURSING AND HEALTH CARE
Provides foundation in genetic and genomic information and developments in order to integrate genomic competencies into contemporary professional nursing practices. Letter grade only.

INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH POLICY
This course will provide a concise introduction to the basic structures and operations of the U.S. Health Care System. Letter grade only.

FAMILY CASE MANAGEMENT
Nursing care/case management of families experiencing complex health transitions within community settings. Letter grade only.

COOPERATIVE EDUCATION
Individualized preplanned cooperative employment experience related to your field of study or career objectives. Pass-fail only.

RESEARCH & EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE
Focuses on research process as it relates to interdisciplinary health care and nursing. Emphasizes developing abilities to search, interpret research reports and consider research evidence for application in practice.

MODULAR LEARNING EXPERIENCE
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem. Letter grade only.

MODULAR LEARNING EXPERIENCE
In-depth study of an aspect, concept, or problem within a program of study.

FIELDWORK EXPERIENCE
Individualized supervised field experience in an appropriate agency or organization.

PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING
Provides a foundation for developing and implementing public health promotion and disease prevention strategies for populations and communities within the context of a global society.

APPLICATION OF NURSING PRINCIPLES TO CLINICAL SITUATIONS
Elective course for application of nursing principles in clinical situations. Emphasis on the use of analysis, application and synthesis skills in solving common nursing problems.

NURSING LEADERSHIP
This capstone course will provide students with the opportunity to synthesize leadership principles into the baccalaureate role in nursing.

PRECEPTORSHIP
Clinical preceptorship for unlicensed nursing students provides clinical experience in preparation for transition into professional nursing practice.

LEGISLATIVE INTERNSHIP
Supervised internship in the Arizona Legislature during spring term. Students are selected on a competitive basis, and you must apply during the fall term. (To be eligible, you must be a candidate for a bachelor's degree, have completed all lower-division requirements, and have attained senior status at the end of the fall term preceding the internship.) Course enrollment is handled by the associate provost for academic administration after the legislature has made its final selection.

INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL HEALTH
Provides an overview of health care within an international context. Primary health care focusing on child survival and women's health is emphasized.

INDEPENDENT STUDY
Individualized approach to selected topics by guided reading and critical evaluation. Pass-fail only.

SENIOR SEMINAR
Integrates theory and practice, with emphasis on historical, contemporary, and future issues. Letter grade only.

CONTEMPORARY DEVELOPMENTS
Topics course in current health care issues. Examines recent trends and investigations in a selected area. Letter grade only. No repeat limit.

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