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University of Arkansas (The Eleanor Mann School of Nursing)




The Eleanor Mann School of Nursing offers both undergraduate and graduate nursing programs. By the time nursing students graduate, many have received three or four job offers. One hundred percent of Eleanor Mann School of Nursing graduates have found meaningful employment a year after graduation.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) provides students with extensive knowledge and hands-on experience in a wide variety of settings, offers small clinical class sizes, low faculty-student ratios and tremendous one-on-one support from professors. The program emphasizes nurses' varied roles as caregivers, managers, teachers and researchers, and it prepares graduates to practice in the complex, highly sophisticated and exciting world of health care and provides a solid foundation for success in graduate schools and specialty certification.

The Master of Science in Nursing Online Clinical Program (M.S.N.) will prepare graduates to serve as clinical nurse specialists for adults with medical/surgical health problems. Clinical practicum courses require students to be in clinical settings three contact hours per week. The program is cohort-based and can be completed in 2 1/2 years as a full-time student or in 3 1/2 years as a part-time student. Students may begin either cohort in the fall semester of 2007.

VISION

The Eleanor Mann School of Nursing is a dynamic, student-centered school recognized as a leader in nursing education and research.

MISSION

The mission of the Eleanor Mann School of Nursing is to promote the health of society through education of professional nurses, research and service.

PHILOSOPHY

The Eleanor Mann School of Nursing, an established entity within the University of Arkansas, College of Education and Health Professions, subscribes to the philosophy and stated mission of the University of Arkansas on teaching, research and service. The school of nursing provides professional nursing education to meet expanding health care needs. In recognition of the interrelationship between teaching, research, service and the practice of nursing in the changing health care needs of society, the faculty aspires toward excellence in teaching, contributes to research in nursing, and promotes improved health care.



School name:University of ArkansasThe Eleanor Mann School of Nursing
Address:217 Ozark Hall
Zip & city:AR 72701 Arkansas
Phone:(479) 575-3904
Web:http://nurs.uark.edu/index.htm
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INDEPENDENT STUDY IN NURSING
A selected learning experience in nursing to exchange knowledge about and/or practice in the profession. Objectives and experiences are designed on an individual basis with a faculty adviser.

COMPUTERS IN HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS
Focuses on the use of computers in the health care system. Basic computer terminology, equipment, evaluation of software, and nursing applications are discussed. Prerequisite: for pre-nursing and nursing majors only.

INTRODUCTION TO PROFESSIONAL NURSING CONCEPTS
The course presents an overview of theories, principles and concepts essential to professional nursing practice. It includes ethical and legal implications relevant to health care systems. Focus is on the nursing process as the organizing framework for the delivery of care. It also explores the role of the professional nurse. This is a Level I course.

THERAPEUTIC COMMUNICATION
Focuses on intrapersonal and interpersonal strategies necessary for effective nurse-client interactions. Introduces a variety of communication techniques skills including group process and dynamics.

PROFESSIONAL NURSING SKILLS: BASIC
Introduction to basic nursing. Students will apply basic skills in laboratory and clinical settings. This is a Level I course.

CLINICAL PRACTICUM: NURSING AND HEALTH PROMOTION
Allows student to apply knowledge and practice skills utilizing the nursing process. This is a Level I course.

TECHNICAL INTERVENTIONS IN NURSING: LABORATORY II
The second campus laboratory experience in a sequence of 4 courses. Technical skills in nursing practice to meet basic health care needs of the client are presented. This is a Level I course. Prerequisite: NURS 3041L.

NURSING CONCEPTS: TEACHING AND HEALTH PROMOTION
The course introduces principles of teaching/learning and the professional nurse's role in health promotion and disease prevention. The concept of health is explored throughout the lifespan in the context of spirituality, culture, relationships, nutrition, environment, exercise, and lifestyle behaviors. A variety of health education strategies are presented and evaluated.

PROFESSIONAL ROLE IMPLEMENTATION I: TEACHER
The principles of teaching/learning and health promotion are enacted with selected clients in the community. This is a Level I course. Corequisite: NURS 3212.
PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
The course focuses on underlying concepts common to pathophysiologic processes across the life span. Factors that contribute to altered physiological functioning and the body's adaptive and compensatory mechanisms are studied. Emphasizes understanding the rationale for preventive and therapeutic nursing interventions in health and illness.

PHARMACOLOGY IN NURSING
The use of therapeutic drugs in health care is the focus of the course. Nursing assessment, safety measures and client education related to drug therapy are emphasized.

HEALTH ASSESSMENT
The course focuses on assessment of client's health status, environment, nursing care needs, and referral needs. The course presents concepts and skills necessary to perform a holistic health assessment of the adult client.

TECHNICAL INTERVENTIONS IN NURSING: LABORATORY III
The 3rd campus laboratory experience in a sequence of 4 courses. Technical skills common to adult health nursing practice are presented.

PROFESSIONAL ROLE IMPLEMENTATION II: CAREGIVER
Students apply basic nursing concepts and skills in laboratory and clinical settings. Emphasis is on the caregiver role and use of the nursing process.

NURSING CONCEPTS: FOUNDATIONS OF PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
Introduction to the nursing process and the scope of basic human needs. The student learns to use nursing diagnoses and care plans in case studies.

NURSING CONCEPTS: ADULT HEALTH AND ILLNESS
Focuses on health altered physiologic functioning in adults experiencing acute and chronic problems. Emphasis placed on pathophysiologic concepts essential for understanding the rationale for therapeutic nursing interventions in illness. The nursing process is used to assist adults meet health needs in structured settings.

PROFESSIONAL ROLE IMPLEMENTATION III: CAREGIVER
Emphasizes the role of caregiver in acute care settings. Course expands on assessment and clinical skills learned in previous courses. Emphasizes the use of clinical judgment to promote optimal health among adults experiencing illness and/or undergoing surgery.

NURSING CONCEPTS: MENTAL HEALTH AND ILLNESS
Presents the basic concepts and theories of mental health and illness. Examines various therapeutic modalities in the care of clients experiencing mental health or psychosocial disorders.

PROFESSIONAL ROLE IMPLEMENTATION IV: CAREGIVER
Students work with clients who have mental health problems, observe group process in therapy sessions, and develop interpersonal communication skills. Students apply research-based knowledge in assisting assigned clients meet mental and other health care needs.

RESEARCH IN NURSING
Introduction to the research process through a comparative analysis of selected studies exemplifying various theoretical, methodological and analytical approaches. Students acquire the basic competencies to critically read, evaluate and interpret nursing research studies for use in professional nursing practice.

PROFESSIONAL NURSING SKILLS: ADVANCED
Introduction to advanced nursing skills. Students will apply advanced skills in laboratory and clinical settings.

NURSING CONCEPTS: CHILDREN AND FAMILY
This course provides theory and research-based knowledge regarding holistic nursing care of children and families. Principles of health promotion and health education for expanding families are integral to this course.

PROFESSIONAL ROLE IMPLEMENTATION V: TEACHER
Clinical and laboratory experience for application of research-based knowledge and skills in the nursing care of children and families. Emphasis is on teaching role of the nurse.

MANAGEMENT IN NURSING
Introduces principles of management and the professional nurse's roles in the health care system. Considers the perspectives of management, organization, and change theory. Includes strategies for monitoring delivery of care, outcomes and evaluating program effectiveness.

TECHNICAL INTERVENTIONS IN NURSING: LABORATORY IV
The final campus laboratory experience in a sequence of 4 courses. Selected technical skills common to family and critical care nursing practice are presented.

NURSING CONCEPTS: OLDER ADULT HEALTH AND ILLNESS
This course focuses on gerontologic theories, concepts, and principles as they relate to nursing care of older adults. Students explore socio-cultural context of gerontologic nursing, professional standards of practice, common health concerns, and future considerations.

PROFESSIONAL ROLE IMPLEMENTATION VI: MANAGER
Students will apply the theoretical principles learned in NURS 4263 to the delivery of care to older adults in a variety of settings. The manager will be emphasized.

NURSING CONCEPTS: CRITICAL CARE
This course focuses on alterations in biopsychosocial function that necessitate admission to a critical care unit. A nursing framework is used to emphasize the nurse's role in clinical assessment, diagnosis, therapeutic management, and outcome evaluation. Nurse caregiver, teacher, and manager roles are synthesized.

PROFESSIONAL ROLE IMPLEMENTATION VII: ROLE SYNTHESIS
Focuses on role synthesis and research-based nursing practice to provide nursing care to critically ill clients. Students develop nursing skills and clinical judgment to assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care of critically ill clients. This is a Level III course. Corequisite: NURS 4443. Prerequisite: completion of Level I and II courses.

NURSING CONCEPTS: COMMUNITIES
The course focuses on theories and concepts in community health nursing. Epidemiology, community assessment, systems of health care delivery, education, school health, public health, home health, industrial health, and health resources are explored in a community health context.

PROFESSIONAL ROLE IMPLEMENTATION VIII: ROLE SYNTHESIS
Application of community health concepts and the nursing process to promote community health and to restore health in a variety of primary care settings.

SEMINAR IN NURSING
Focuses on integrating the nursing caregiver, teacher and manager roles. Prepares students to analyze practice issues, trends and future demands. Explores the roles of baccalaureate prepared professional nurses and facilitates students to incorporate those roles as they enter professional practice.

INDEPENDENT STUDY IN NURSING
A selected learning experience in nursing to enhance knowledge and/or practice of the profession. Objectives and experiences are designed on an individual basis with a faculty adviser.

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