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Samford University (Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing)




The Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing was founded as a hospital diploma program in 1922. In 1955, it was the first program in Alabama accredited by the National League for Nursing [NLN]. The program transferred to Samford University in 1973 following a merger with Baptist Medical Centers to offer associate and baccalaureate degrees. Currently, the Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing offers programs that meet the requirements for the bachelor of science in nursing degree and the master of science in nursing degree.



School name:Samford UniversityIda V. Moffett School of Nursing
Address:800 Lakeshore Drive
Zip & city:AL 35229 Alabama
Phone:205.726.2872
Web:http://www.samford.edu/schools/nursing/nursing.html
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PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
Study of disruptions in homeostasis across the life span. Content stresses the pathophysiology of cellular alteration and function.

PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSING
Examination of psychiatric mental health needs of individuals, families, and groups across the life span, emphasizing communication, neurobiology and psychosocial nursing with clinical experiences in acute and community mental health care settings.

RESEARCH BASIC TO NURSING INTERVENTIONS
Exploration of the interrelationship of research and theory through participation in the research process through assessing, assembling, utilizing and evaluating research findings. The problem-based learning (PBL) methodology is used to employ the research process as a framework to increase critical thinking and synthesis of research findings.

CHILDBEARING FAMILY
Development of skills and the acquisition of knowledge and professional values to prepare the student for the role of health care provider for the childbearing family. Clinical experiences provide a variety of in-patient and community-based learning opportunities.

FOUNDATIONS FOR CLINICAL NURSING PRACTICE
Study of clinical nursing skills needed for safe practice in primary, secondary, and tertiary care with clients of all ages.

ADULT HEALTH I
Application of theoretical concepts of therapeutic modalities to manage adult medical/surgical clients in secondary health care settings. Emphasis on acute well-defined health stressors and their effect on the whole person.

SENIOR SEMINAR AND CLINICAL PRECEPTORSHIP
Refinement of clinical skills, organizational principles, and care for a small number of clients.

THE CHILDREARING FAMILY
Examination of health needs of families from birth through adolescence. Refinement of critical thinking and decision-making skills as students care for the pediatric client and family experiencing simple, complex and/or multiple health stressors.

COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING
Study of the nursing concepts as well as the social, ethical, political, environmental, and legal issues which impact the community health nurse. Uses the problem- based learning methodology to conduct a capstone project.

MANAGEMENT FOR NURSES
Study of concepts, principles, and theories as a basis for developing an entry-level
manager in a health care organization. Utilization of critical thinking skills to
problem-solve and effect change in the clinical setting.

ADULT HEALTH II
Study of nursing priorities in adult clients experiencing complex and multisystem health stressors. Emphasis on case management of acute and critically ill adult clients. Multidimensional approach for small client groups and case types as students learn to become managers of care for high acuity patients.

NURSING ELECTIVES

HEALTH CARE PERSPECTIVES
Examination of basic understanding of human beings, health care consumerism, decision-making, career opportunities, and health care issues pertinent to nursing.

BIOTERRORISM AWARENESS
Examination of clinical information on bioterrorism and chemical warfare response. Nursing education and preparedness is essential to provide quality nursing care, prevent occupational exposure, and combat terrorism. Discussion of early recognition and essential facts needed to cope with the most likely biological warfare possibilities, including clinical manifestations and appropriate clinical response from a global perspective.

CAMP NURSING
Examination of collaborative practice as members of an interdisciplinary health care team in a residential camp setting. Explores education and health care of children age 6 to 17 years who are affected with a chronic illness. Students utilize knowledge of principles of growth and development as they assist children with risk reduction and health promotion strategies. Students engage in direct interaction with individuals and small groups and act as patient advocates, while anticipating, planning, and managing developmentally appropriate care.

INFORMATICS
Study of informatics and computer use in health care settings. Addresses concepts relevant to nursing informatics and the use of computerized information systems in health care organizations as well as the use of computer applications to support clinical and administrative decision making.

EXPLORING INTERNATIONAL HEALTH
Exploration of demographics, health indicators, environmental influences, approaches to health education, major diseases/conditions, local customs and beliefs related to health care. Comparisons of health status between people living in industrialized nations with those living in developing nations also included.

HIGH-RISK NEONATAL NURSING
Study of high-risk neonates and their families, including genetic abnormalities, preventive measures, and long-term sequelae associated with birth of these neonates. Exploration of the roles of the nurse and other health care professionals.

PERIOPERATIVE NURSING
Examination of the role of the nurse and other health care professionals involved in the care of the patient undergoing surgical intervention. Emphasis on the nursing care of the patient in the operating room as well as the preoperative and post anesthesia recovery areas.

ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS IN NURSING
Examination of legal, ethical, and moral issues relative to the profession of nursing. Attention to classical and contemporary ethical theories, principles, and philosophical considerations. Exploration of ethical decision making and problem solving in the context of providing ethically appropriate nursing care consistent with personal and professional values.

LABOR AND DELIVERY NURSING
Opportunities for the student to gain additional theoretical knowledge and clinical skills related to the labor and delivery process. The student will complete a preceptored clinical experience with a registered nurse in a labor and delivery setting.

HEALTH CARE NEEDS OF THE HISPANIC MIGRANT/SEASONAL FARM WORKER
Introduction to the Hispanic farm worker, with emphasis on identifying health risks and defining culturally competent nursing care.

INTENSIVE CARE/EMERGENCY NURSING
Examination of the clinical specialty role in intensive/emergency nursing utilizing the preceptor model in area hospital settings.

INTRODUCTION TO DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
Prepares the student to work with individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. Community experiences are planned to provide a variety of learning opportunities. Open to all students at the University, but an emphasis will be placed on disciplines that provide direct services for individuals with disabilities, e.g., nursing, education, nutrition sciences, psychology, and sociology.

EATING AND BODY IMAGE DISORDERS
Examination of complex health issues related to eating and body image disorders across the life span with emphasis on sociocultural perspectives and the role of the nurse in promoting healthful lifestyles.

NURSING IN THE BRITISH ISLES
Observation of the role of the nurse in the British Health Care System with emphasis on historical influence on professional nursing. London serves as the setting for the course.

MISSIONS NURSING
Examination of health care delivery across the life span in a cross-cultural environment. Practicum provides the opportunity to plan and participate in nursing activities related to domestic and foreign missions. Special emphasis on how health and human behavior is affected by culture, race, religion, gender, age, political, and economic conditions. Open to graduate nursing students.

HEALTH CARE IN DIVERSE CULTURES
Study and observation of health care and other cultural experiences worldwide.

PEDIATRIC ONCOLOGY NURSING
Focus on health needs of children and their families who are affected with devastating illnesses. Students collaborate with interdisciplinary care teams to provide safe nursing care and refine critical decision-making skills in a preceptor model of learning.

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