Course Listing for Nursing

141  Pharmacology & Nursing Care  (3 units)   §   Summer

Instructor(s): A. Butzlaff

Activities: Lecture

The introductory course examines the principles of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics for major drug classes. Assessment and management of the therapeutic and toxic effects of pharmacologic interventions are emphasized.(PHYS NURS)

142  Introduction to Professional Nursing: Lecture Course  (3 units)   Summer

Instructor(s): P. Bellefeuille

Restrictions: none       Activities: Lecture

This 3 unit lecture course explores health, illness, and adaptation concepts as it relates to the role of the professional nurse. There is a focus on the use of the nursing process with the acutely ill hospitalized adult using an unfolding case study approach to develop clinical reasoning skills. *N142 must be taken concurrently with N142A(PHYS NURS)

142A  Introduction to Professional Nursing: Clinical Course  (6 units)   Summer

Instructor(s): P. Bellefeuille       Prerequisite(s): none

Restrictions: Nursing 142A and N142B must be taken concurrently with Nursing 142       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

This clinical course consists of direct patient care clinical practice experiences in an acute care setting emphasizing nursing care of the acutely ill adult. Physical assessment and technical nursing skills are learned in a skills lab and applied in the clinical setting. Simulation scenario experiences develop clinical reasoning skills applicable to clinical practice.(PHYS NURS)

143  Effective Communication  (3 units)   Fall, Winter

Instructor(s): D. Johnson, K. McGirr

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Lecture

Course reviews selected theories of human interaction and presents principles and techniques of effective communication as they relate to establishing and maintaining a helping relationship. Students will apply concepts to concurrent laboratory experience to develop skills in communication and interaction.(COM HL SYS)

144  Adult Medical-Surgical/Geriatric Nursing: Theory Course  (4.5 units)   Fall, Winter

Instructor(s): P. Bellefeuille       Prerequisite(s): NURSING 141 NURSING 142 NURSING 142A NURSING 145

Restrictions: Enrollment in the Masters Entry Program in Nursing (MEPN). NURSING 144 must be taken concurrently with NURSING 144A       Activities: Lecture

The course surveys selected medical-surgical conditions, problems in aging, and the nurse's role in promoting or preserving optimal function. Planning, implementing, and evaluating interventions based on data analysis is emphasized. Topics will focus on selected medical-surgical diagnoses using the nursing process with a case study approach including group critical thinking and discussion as the primary teaching framework.(PHYS NURS)

144A  Adult Medical Surgical Geriatric Nursing: Clinical Course  (9 units)   Fall, Winter

Instructor(s): P. Bellefeuille       Prerequisite(s): NURSING 141 NURSING 142 NURSING 142A NURSING 145

Restrictions: N144A must be taken concurrently with N144       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

This clinical course consists of direct patient care clinical practice experiences emphasizing advanced nursing care of the actuley ill geriatric adult. By the end of the quarter the student is expected to demonstrate satisfactory clinical performance defined as clinical behaviors that reflect safety and competency in providing total nursing care to adult medical-surgical patients with an emphasis on care of the hospitalized elderly.(PHYS NURS)

145  Pathophysiology  (5 units)   §   Summer

Instructor(s): A. Butzlaff, D. Donesky       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in Masters Entry Program in Nursing (MEPN).

Activities: Lecture

Course provides an understanding of disease and its treatment, and an understanding of basic principles of microbiology as the basis for nursing assessment and intervention. Major diseases will be explored in part by using a conceptua approach.(PHYS NURS)

146  Parent-Child Nursing  (4 units)   Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): V. Keeton       Prerequisite(s): N141, N142, N142A, N144, N144A, N145. Must also be concurrently enrolled in N146A.

Restrictions: none.       Activities: Lecture

This course focuses on biopsychosocial concepts related to the physiological and psychological responses of children and their families to the acute or chronic illness of the child. Theories and concepts of growth and development, cultural influences, stress and coping, ethical issues, and the physiological phenomena of symptoms and responses to disease are applied to the nursing management of the sick child. Nursing process is incorporated into the determination of the nursing role for the care of the pediatric patient and family throughout the health-illness continuum.(FAM HLTH)

146A  Parent-Child Nursing Clinical Practicum  (3.5 units)   Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): V. Keeton       Prerequisite(s): NURSING 141 NURSING 142 and 142A NURSING 144 and 144A NURSING 145 Must be taken concurrently with NURSING 146

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

This practicum is to be taken concurrently with N146, and consists of the supervised clinical experiences in which students learn skills of assessment and interventions applicable to the registered nurse in a pediatric setting.(FAM HLTH)

147  Childbearing Families  (4 units)   Fall, Spring

Instructor(s): C. Belew, A. Pike       Prerequisite(s): N140, N141, N142, N145.NURSING 141

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture

Course focuses on biopsychosocial concepts of normal reproductive and childbearing events. Emphasis is on nursing assessment and management of the childbearing family, the woman, fetus and newborn during the antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum periods.(FAM HLTH)

147A  Childbearing Families Clinical  (3.5 units)   Fall, Spring

Instructor(s): A. Pike, C. Belew       Prerequisite(s): NURSING 145 NURSING 141 NURSING 142

Restrictions: Concurrent enrollment with N147 is required       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

Focuses on biophychosocial concepts of normal reproductive and childbearing events. Emphasis is on nursing assessment and management of the childbearing family, the woman, fetus and newborn during the antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum.(FAM HLTH)

148  Socio-Cultural Issues in Health/Illness  (2 units)   Fall, Winter

Instructor(s): E. Monasterio, S. Proctor       Prerequisite(s): N142.

Restrictions: Enrollment in Masters Entry Program in Nursing (MEPN).       Activities: Lecture

This course provides an introduction to socio-cultural concepts in health and illness to allow the student to practice cultural humility/provide culturally competent care. We will examine the relevance/impact of context (culture, race, SES, class, spiritual beliefs, education, neighborhood, community, country of origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, etc.) on the experience of the patient, the provider, the structure of healthcare system, and the inter-relationships between these entities.(FAM HLTH)

149  Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing  (3 units)   Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): D. Johnson       Prerequisite(s): N140, N141, N142, N143*, N144, N145. *Must be taken as a prerequisite or concurrently with N149

Restrictions: Enrollment in the Masters Entry Program in Nursing (MEPN). NURSING 149 must be taken concurrently with NURSING 149A       Activities: Lecture

Course presents biopsychosocial theories of human behavior as they relate to function, alteration, and/or disruption of mental processes; reviews current knowledge related to nursing care, psychiatric treatment, and psychosocial rehabilitation of the identified mentally ill adults and children and their families.(COM HL SYS)

149A  Psychiatric/ Mental Health Nursing  (3 units)   Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): D. Johnson       Prerequisite(s): N141, N142, N143*, N144, N145. Enrollment in Master's Entry Program in Nursing (MEPN). * N143 must be taken as a prerequisite or concurrently with N149A

Restrictions: Concurrent enrollment in N149 is required       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

This clinical course is required to be completed concurrently with N149, and consists of supervised direct patient care experiences related to nursing assessment and management of the patient with acute and/or severe and persistent mental illness.(COM HL SYS)

150  Community Health Nursing  (3 units)   Fall, Spring

Instructor(s): S. Proctor       Prerequisite(s): N140, N141, N142 and N145.

Restrictions: Concurrent enrollment in N150A is required.       Activities: Lecture

Course focuses on applying the nursing process to community health nursing practice in community settings. Concepts and research from nursing, family and community health will be explored. Nursing care of vulnerable groups in the community will be emphasized.(COM HL SYS)

150A  Community Health Nursing - Clinical  (5.5 units)   Fall, Spring

Instructor(s): S. Proctor       Prerequisite(s): N140, N141, N142 and N145.

Restrictions: Concurrent enrollment in N150 is required.       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

This clinical course consists of population based health initiatives in a variety of community health settings. Care of the community is emphasized. Tools for community assessment, health promotion, disease prevention, risk reduction and rehabilitation will be applied in the clinical setting. *N150A must be taken concurrently with N150*(COM HL SYS)

151  Issues in Nursing  (3 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): V. Keeton       Prerequisite(s): N142, N144.

Restrictions: Enrollment in Masters Entry Program in Nursing (MEPN).       Activities: Lecture

Course explores major issues and trends in contemporary nursing and health care delivery as they relate to nursing practice, education and research. Course identifies strategies nurses can use to influence issues affecting practice and health care delivery.(FAM HLTH)

170  MEPN Clinical Residency  (0 - 8 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): NURSING 141 NURSING 142 NURSING 143 NURSING 144 NURSING 145 NURSING 146 NURSING 147 NURSING 148 NURSING 149 NURSING 150 NURSING 151

Restrictions: none       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

This clinical residency provides student with a registered nurse experience comparable to an entry-level RN position. Under supervision of an assigned preceptor, the student gains experience caring for individual patients and builds expertise in clinical practice and organizational skills. The student may do a residency in any clinical area approved by faculty. Students share the patient care assignment of an RN preceptor, based on the RN's schedule.(COM HL SYS)

187  Scientific Writing  (1 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): J. Martin-Holland       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: MS degree students and pre-qualifying exam doctoral students. Enrollment limited to 25 students.       Activities: Lecture

Course reviews academic and scientific writing format and style, fostering an awareness of research-based scientific writing. Students will develop skills in writing an introductory paragraph, organizing a critical review of the literature, and creating a concise conclusion. Bibliographic search methodology and American Psychological Association (APA) editorial format will be reviewed and utilized.(PHYS NURS)

200  Master of Science in Nursing Prologue  (1 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): J. Martin-Holland       Prerequisite(s): First Year Nursing students who are in the Masters program.

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Web-based course work

Introduction to the UCSF School of Nursing Master of Science program, including curriculum overview, educational approach, team work, communication, and academic integrity. Students will participate in cross-campus interprofessional health education activities, which include individual, small group, and whole cohort learning activities. This is a multi-term course which begins in Fall Quarter and ends in Spring Quarter. Students must participate in Fall, Winter, and Spring Quarters.(COM HL SYS)

200.01  MS Epilogue  (0.5 - 1 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): nursing 200

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture

This summative learning experience for the MS program is intended to foster the students' professional role with a focus on professional development, emphasis on lifelong learning, a sense of moral obligation; strategies to maintain and improve professional competence, enhance career progression, keep abreast of new techology and practice, and to comply with professional regulatory organizations.(COM HL SYS)

201.01  Theoretical Foundations of Academic Nursing  (3 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): N. Stotts, J. Martin-Holland       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Web-based course work

Educational principles, theory, conceptual frameworks, teaching-learning strategies and evaluation are analyzed to enable students to critique and develop curricula for schools of nursing. Theoretical and practical application, including classroom teaching, distance (distributed) education and clinical teaching will be explored.(PHYS NURS)

202A  Theory Development in Nursing  (3 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): C. Portillo, J. Humphreys       Prerequisite(s): Doctoral standing or consent of instructor.

Activities: Lecture, Seminar

Critical analyses of contemporary strategies for the development of nursing theory building, particularly as they relate to selected nursing phenomena and an in-depth analysis of selected theoretical schools of thought.(COM HL SYS)

203  Palliative and End-of-Life Care Across the Continuum  (2 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): D. Donesky

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture

Course examines the theory and practice of providing palliative and end-of-life care to patients and their families within and across multiple practice settings and the lifespan. A multidisciplinary approach to palliative care will address symptom management as well as age-related, cultural, spiritual, ethical, communication and self care issues.(PHYS NURS)

204  Pathophysiology in Family Primary Care  (3 units)   §   Winter

Instructor(s): E. Monasterio, L. Mihaly       Prerequisite(s): Completion of N270.

Restrictions: Enrollment in Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program or consent of instructor.       Activities: Lecture

Course promotes the understanding and application of knowledge of fundamental disease processes in the clinical setting of outpatient primary care. Concepts of anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology are included. The etiology, pathogenesis, and clinical significance of selected disease processes are discussed. The course is organized around a systems approach to disease processes.(FAM HLTH)

206A  Research on Management of Psychiatric Conditions  (3 units)   §   Winter

Instructor(s): L. Chafetz       Prerequisite(s): N227

Restrictions: Enrollment in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing specialty or consent of instructor.       Activities: Lecture, Seminar

Course analyses research on current practice approaches to adults with mental illness and children with severe emotional disturbance. The emphasis is on psychotherapeutic and psycho-educational interventions and long-term management of psychiatric symptomatology. This course fulfills the School of Nursing requirement for coursework in research utilization.(COM HL SYS)

207A  Communicating with the Latino Patient I  (1 units)   §   Winter

Instructor(s): P. Bernal de Pheils       Prerequisite(s): Students must demonstrate to instructor advanced level of conversational Spanish to enroll in course.

Restrictions: Enrollment by consent of instructor. Priority will be given to Master's students.       Activities: Seminar

Course provides advanced content and practice in Spanish language skills. Emphasis is in taking a health history, giving physical exam instructions, assessing patient understanding of health, illness, and belief systems, and addressing patient concerns using proper terminology and correct grammar tense and within the socio-cultural background of selected Latino American groups.(FAM HLTH)

207B  Communicating with the Latino Patient II  (1 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): P. Bernal de Pheils       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment by consent of instructor will be given to Master's students. Other students will be included if space available.

Restrictions: Students must demonstrate to instructor advanced level of conversational Spanish       Activities: Seminar

This course provides advanced content and practice in communicating with Latino women in Spanish. Emphasis is on addressing selected reproductive health care issues for women. Specifically how to take a health history, give physical exam instructions, and assess women's understanding of reproductive health, illness, and belief systems, and addressing patient concerns using appropriate terminology and correct verb tense and within the socio-cultural background of selected Latino American groups.(FAM HLTH)

207C  Antepartum Care for Spanish Speaking Patients  (1 units)   Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): P. Bernal de Pheils       Prerequisite(s): NURSING 251.01 NURSING 270

Restrictions: Advanced conversational level of Spanish language       Activities: Seminar

Course provides advanced content and practice in communicating in Spanish when caring for Latino Pregnant women during initial and follow-up prenatal care visits. Strategies for effective communication as an advanced practice nurse are taught. Emphasis is given to appropriate utilization of medical terminology while providing care of the pregnant patient. Students have the opportunity to practice, in Spanish, skills such as interviewing pregnant women and providing pregnancy-related education.(FAM HLTH)

208  Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology  (1 - 2 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): D. Donesky, M. Engler       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None       Activities: Seminar, Web-based course work

Course integrates and applies system-focused physiologic and key pathophysiolologic concepts across the life span that serve as the foundation for clinical assessment, decision making and management. Emphasis is on the association of physiological alterations with clinical manifestations, and selected areas, consideration of the role pharmacological agents in the disease process.(PHYS NURS)

209A  Comparative Qualitative Research Design  (2 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): A. Lyndon

Restrictions: Enrollment in Doctoral Program.       Activities: Lecture

Course provides an introduction to the principles and methods of qualitative research, critically analyzing the elements of qualitative research design set within the context of the research question to be asked and the existing knowledge in the area.(FAM HLTH)

209B  Quantitative Research Design  (2 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): A. Alkon       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in Doctoral Program in Nursing or consent of instructor.

Restrictions: Restricted to Doctoral students.       Activities: Lecture

Course provides a critical analyses of techniques to conduct systematic reviews of bodies of knowledge, provides strategies to critique the scientific rigor (validity) of quantitative research designs, and issues related to clinical relevancy of research findings. Students link theory with operations, conduct, synthesize, critique systematic reviews of bodies of knowledge.(FAM HLTH)

211.01  Nursing Leadership Course  (2 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): M. Foley       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Enrollment in Nursing Administration Specialty or condent of instructor.       Activities: Lecture

Course provides an opportunity for students to learn from experts in nursing administrative and leadership positions, and to participate in dialogue with faculty and classmates on topics of interest and concern to nursing leaders. The course provides for development of knowledge and skill acquisition through group discussions, guest lectures, mentoring and case presentation.(PHYS NURS)

212A  Qualitative Data Collection & Ethics  (2 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): R. Rehm       Prerequisite(s): N209A.

Activities: Lecture

Course examines the construction of qualitative research and ethics in research. Students formulate research questions and design a qualitative study.(FAM HLTH)

212B  Quantitative Measurement & Theory  (3 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): L. Zablotska       Prerequisite(s): N209B.

Activities: Lecture

Course critically evaluates concepts underlying measurement reliability and validity. Construction of measurement tools and their use in quantitative research will be explored.(COM HL SYS)

212C  Principles and Methods of Epidemiology  (3 units)   §   Winter

Instructor(s): S. Lee       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture

This course covers the essential concepts, principles, and methods of epidemiologic research. Content includes key features of descriptive and analytic epidemiology, measures of risk, measures of association, causal inferences, and study designs. The course will emphasize application of the principles and methods in reviewing and using epidemiologic knowledge and research findings and in guiding practice and research.(COM HL SYS)

213A  Common Problems of Cancer Care  (3 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): C. Baggott

Restrictions: None       Activities: Seminar

Course addresses the theoretical and scientifically based clinical perspectives essential to managing common problems of the person with cancer and HIV/AIDS related malignancies. This includes nursing interventions, self-care, and ambulatory/home measures across the illness continuum of these disease states.(PHYS NURS)

213B  Oncologic Emergencies  (3 units)   §   Winter

Instructor(s): C. Miaskowski

Course addresses the theoretical and scientific basis for management of complex clinical conditions experienced by patients with cancer and HIV/AIDS. Emphasis is on nursing management of conditions such as: spinal cord compression, sepsis, superior vena cava syndrome, and pneumocystis carinii pneumonia.(PHYS NURS)

213C  Chemotherapy Seminar  (2 units)   §   Winter

Instructor(s): D. Donesky       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Non-oncology graduate nursing students need consent of instructor.       Activities: Lecture, Seminar

Course designed to familiarize the advanced practice nursing student with current topics in cancer chemotherapy, i.e., newly approved agents, new drug combinations, clinical trials. In addition, identification of unusual side effects and management of same, as well as safety issues will be discussed.(PHYS NURS)

215  Advanced Practice in Public Health Nursing  (3 units)   §   Winter

Instructor(s): C. Waters       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Lecture

Course includes a comprehensive analysis of methods, theory and research to assess, plan, intervene and evaluate health risks and resources for diverse populations and their interface with public and community-based care systems.(COM HL SYS)

215.01  Global Community Health Planning & Interventions  (3 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): C. Dawson-Rose       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Lecture

Course will examine theory and research-based community interventions conducted in the U.S. and globally. Community health promotion and planning and community-based participatory models will be used as explanatory models for developing interventions. Procedural knowledge is gained as students develop a program (intervention) proposal and apply health promotion and planning or community-based participatory principles as a framework.(COM HL SYS)

216B  Cardiovascular Disease II  (1 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): D. Donesky, L. Kee       Prerequisite(s): Completion of 1st year of masters nursing courses.

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Lecture, Seminar

Course examines the biopsychosocial assessment and management of risk factors and cardiovascular disease across settings. Content areas include cardiovascular risk factors and best practices for clinical practice in primary, secondary and tertiary prevention in cardiovascular care.(PHYS NURS)

217A  Care of High-Risk Populations I  (2 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): M. McGrath       Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Lecture

Course introduces concepts of health care disparities, epidemiology of health conditions, and public health implications of caring for high-risk populations, emphasizing the incarcerated, homeless, mentally ill, immigrant, refugee, and migrant populations. Social, cultural and ethical concerns related to providing services to high-risk populations are discussed. Content covered in this introductory course prepares Family Nurse Practitioner students for N217B and N217C.(FAM HLTH)

217B  Care of High-Risk Populations II  (2 units)   §   Winter

Instructor(s): E. Scarr       Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of N217A or consent of instructor.

Restrictions: Enrollment restricted to Family Nurse Practitioner students.       Activities: Lecture

Course presents selected topics encountered in primary care, focusing on conditions common in high-risk populations, including homeless, incarcerated, chronically mentally ill, immigrant, refugee and migrant populations. Emphasis is on clinical presentation, rational use of diagnostic testing, and implementation of management plans formulated for high-risk clients. Course incorporates theoretical and psychosocial content presented in N217A.(FAM HLTH)

217C  Primary Care of High-Risk & Vulnerable Elders  (2 units)   §   Winter

Instructor(s): B. Hollinger       Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of N270, N246, N 247, N247.02A, N247.02B, N217A, & N245.

Restrictions: Enrollment restricted to Family Nurse Practitioner students.       Activities: Lecture, Seminar

Course focuses on the unique needs and care of high-risk and vulnerable elders. Using complex geriatric case studies of ethnically diverse elders developed by medical anthropologists and geriatricians, problem-based learning (PBL) approaches will be used to highlight key issues in providing medical and nursing care to this population.(FAM HLTH)

220  Academic Role Development  (2 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): D. Vlahov, S. Robinson

Activities: Seminar

The course focuses on development of a career as a university faculty member. Emphasis will be on understanding how to develop a program of research and develop a reputation in the field. Foci will include teaching, mentoring students, and university/public service. This seminar will develop the skills required for achieving success in an academic career.(COM HL SYS)

221.01  Theories in Aging and Palliative Care Research  (3 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): J. Cataldo, M. Wallhagen       Prerequisite(s): NURSING 202A

Restrictions: Doctoral Student, prequalifying exam       Activities: Lecture, Seminar

This course involves a critical investigation of theoretical approaches related to the study of adults as they age and palliative care. Emphasis is placed on bio-psycho-social theoretical perspectives and how these perspectives guide development of science for nursing care of adults across the life spectrum. Students' and others' research programs illustrative of methods for development, testing and implementation of selected theoretical approaches are discussed and critiqued.(PHYS NURS)

223A  Symptom Research Proseminar  (2 units)   §   Winter

Instructor(s): K. Lee, M. Barger       Prerequisite(s): Symptom management trainee or permission of instructor.

Activities: Seminar

Course focuses on theories and research related to symptom perception and evaluation.(FAM HLTH)

223B  Symptom Research Proseminar  (2 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): L. Franck       Prerequisite(s): Symptom management trainee or permission of instructor. NURSING 223A

Activities: Seminar

This course is the second in a 2-quarter series in the Nursing Research Fellowship program in Symptom Management and focuses on symptom management interventions and measurement of related outcomes. Research studies on symptom management interventions and their effects on symptom outcomes are critically analyzed.(FAM HLTH)

225  Cardiac Rhythm: Theory & Analysis  (2 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): B. Drew       Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Activities: Lecture

Cardiac electrophysiology in normal and pathological states and the scientific base for nursings response to cardiac arrhythmias. Content includes: theory and research on the mechanisms, diagnosis, electrocardiographic monitoring, treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, and use of the electrocardiogram for nursing research.(PHYS NURS)

227  Theories of Mental Illness  (3 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): A. Carrico       Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Lecture, Seminar

Course examines major theories of mental illness and their implications for understanding the etiology, and treatment of psychiatric conditions. Neurochemical, neuroendoctrine, genetic, cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic, attachment, and humanistic theories will be analyzed and applied to the assessment and management of mental health problems. Ethical issues raised by different theoretical perspectives will be discussed.(COM HL SYS)

229  Philosophy of Nursing Science  (3 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): R. Rehm, A. Lyndon       Prerequisite(s): Doctoral standing or consent of the instructor.

Activities: Lecture, Seminar

Contemporary philosophic viewpoints on the nature of nursing science, addressing natural science, integrative science, and human science traditions and scientific integrity.(FAM HLTH)

231A  Substance Use & Mental Illness  (2 units)   §   Summer

Instructor(s): B. Phoenix       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture, Field Work, Web-based course work

This course will examine illness-related, gender-related and sociocultural factors that affect risk for co-existing psychiatric and substance abuse disorders and ability or willingness to access health care and community services. Models of service delivery will be evaluated for their ability to produce measurable health improvements for populations with these co-existing disorders.(COM HL SYS)

232.01  Essentials of Pharmacology Across the Lifespan  (1 units)   Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): N. Schapiro, C. Robinson, H. Leutwyler       Prerequisite(s): The course is to be taken concurrently with either N232.02, N232.04A, or N232.07A.

Restrictions: None       Activities: Web-based course work

The purpose of this on-line pharmacology course is to provide advanced practice nursing students with an overview of physiologic changes in pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and drug-drug interactions across the life span, as well as legal, regulatory and safety issues related to prescribing in advanced practice nursing. Students will apply these principles to antibiotic prescribing and proper use of controlled substances.(FAM HLTH, PHYS NURS)

232.02  Advanced Clinical Pharmacology  (3 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): H. Leutwyler, C. Robinson       Prerequisite(s): The course is to be taken concurrently with N232.

Restrictions: Enrollment in an adult specialty.       Activities: Lecture, Web-based course work

Course introduces the clinical application of pharmacology in the management of patients, including frequently prescribed drugs for the treatment of chronic diseases and minor acute illnesses across the adult life span.(PHYS NURS)

232.04A  Pediatric Pharmacology  (1 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): A. Carley       Prerequisite(s): Past or concurrent enrollment in N232.01 Essentials of Pharmacology Across the Life Span, N246-Signs & Symptoms and N283B-Pediatric Common Illness, or consent of the instructor.

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Lecture

Course provides overview of pediatric pharmacology w/emphasis on medications used in primary care settings. Evidence-based pharmacologic interventions are integrated into the management of common pediatric illnesses through case-based discussions and assignments.(FAM HLTH)

232.04B  Complex Topics in Pediatric Pharmacology  (2 units)   §   Winter

Instructor(s): A. Carley, S. Youmans       Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of N232.04A-Pediatric Pharmacology and successful completion of/or concurrent enrollment in N283C-Complex Pediatric Conditions or consent of the instructor.

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Lecture, Web-based course work

Course builds on content from N232.04A, focusing on pharmacologic interventions for infants, children and adolescents with critical illness or chronic conditions. Emphasis is placed on evaluating pharmocologic research to guide decision-making, on minimizing adverse reactions and maximizing outcomes for children on multiple medications.(FAM HLTH)

232.04C  Management of Psychotropic Regimens  (2 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): K. Johnson       Prerequisite(s): NURSING 232 NURSING 257

Restrictions: Students in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing program or permission of instructor.       Activities: Lecture

Course will focus on the development of effective clinical judgment in the psychopharmacological treatment of patients with mental illness. It will cover the major mental illnesses, as well as treatment considerations of special populations.(COM HL SYS)

232.05  Antibiotic Therapeutics in Acute Care  (2 units)   §   Fall, Summer

Instructor(s): R. Bravo       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Student in the Acute Care Nurse Practinioner Program or by permission of the Instructor.      

Course provides information regarding antibiotic therapy for acutley ill/hospitalized adults. This primarily web-based course contains modules on selected topics such as skin, cardiac, and neurological infections.(PHYS NURS)

232.07A  Neonatal Pharmacology  (2 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): M. Lynch       Prerequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in N254.01: Neonatal & Infant Pathophysiology, or permission of the instructor.

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture

Course involves an analysis of pharmacologic interventions utilized for neonates and infants in varied health care settings. Emphasis is placed on empirical investigations and decision-making strategies for the pharmacologic management of acutely, chronically and critically ill neonates and infants.(FAM HLTH)

232.07B  Complex Pharmacological Strategies for Neonates/Infants  (2 units)   §   Winter

Instructor(s): A. Carley       Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of N254.01 and N254.02 Neonatal Pathophysiology or permission of instructor.

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Lecture, Web-based course work

Course builds on content from N232.07A, focusing on pharmacologic interventions for acutely and critically ill neonates and infants requiring neonatal intensive care. Emphasis is placed on evaluating empirical research and descriptive literature to guide clinical decision-making regarding the selection of pharmacologic interventions that maximizes the clinical benefits and minimizes adverse responses to specific medication strategies.(FAM HLTH)

234A  Evidence-Based Project Planning I  (2 units)   Fall, Summer

Instructor(s): L. Mackin, C. Waters       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None       Activities: Seminar, Project

This is a highly self-directed course that provides the student with a supervised opportunity to implement an evidence-based practice small test of change in a practice setting. In the first quarter, students will identify a clinical problem suitable for a small test of change project based on evidence-based practice solutions in current literature. In the second quarter, the student will execute and evaluate the small test of change project.(PHYS NURS)

234B  Evidence Based Project Planning II  (1 units)   §   Fall, Winter

Instructor(s): C. Waters       Prerequisite(s): N234A: Evidence-Based Project Planning I N 234A

Restrictions: None       Activities: Project

This is a highly self-directed course that provides the student with a supervised opportunity to implement an evidence-based practice small test of change project in a practice setting. In this course, students will execute and evaluate the small test of change project developed in N234A Evidence Based Project Planning I.(COM HL SYS)

238A  Child Development and Alterations in Behavior  (2 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): N. Schapiro, C. Kennedy       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Lecture

Course is designed to provide the student with a scientific basis for understanding the normal pattern of development in the infant and child (birth- 12 years of age). Building on knowledge of normative development, common behavioral issues and mental health concerns that are encountered by advanced practice nurses in primary care and specialty settings will be reviewed.(FAM HLTH)

238B  Adolescent Development  (2 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): S. Kools

Activities: Lecture

Course explores relevant theory, literature, and research findings dealing with normal development during the adolescent period.(FAM HLTH)

239.07A  Topics in Neonatal & Pediatric Nutrition  (1 - 2 units)   §   Winter

Instructor(s): A. Carley       Prerequisite(s): Permission of Instructor.

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Lecture, Independent Study

Course will build upon basic nutrition content and will prepare participants to address the nutritional needs of infants, toddlers and children in the clinical setting. Consistent with national health promotion guidelines, nutritional approaches will target a variety of pediatric clients including the well child and children experiencing or recuperating from illness.(FAM HLTH)

240.06  HIV/AIDS Prevention & Care  (1 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): A. Carrico, C. Portillo

Activities: Seminar

Course focuses upon relevant research, theories, measurement, and strategies for investigating HIV/AIDS prevention and care.(COM HL SYS)

240.08  Advanced Child Developmental Science  (2 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): C. Kennedy, S. Kools

Activities: Seminar

Course will address advanced knowledge in developmental theory and methods as the cintext for research with infants, children, and adolescents. Developmental science serves as the paradigm for examining research on physical and mental health during childhood.(FAM HLTH)

240.11  Occupational & Environmental Health Research Seminar  (1 - 5 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): O. Hong       Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Activities: Lecture, Field Work

Seminar focuses on design and practical implementation of research on factors at work and in the environment that affect community health. Theoretical, ethical, policy and procedural issues related to occupational and environmental health research will be discussed. Students and faculty will bring examples from their research for discussion and problem-solving.(COM HL SYS)

240.12  Family Health & Relational Research  (2 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): C. Chesla       Prerequisite(s): N290 or consent of instructor; enrollment in a doctoral program

Activities: Lecture, Seminar

Course provides an overview of research issues in family and dyadic research. It focuses on family and relational research methods providing participants with appropriate approaches to their own research projects. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the state of family science in nursing and related disciplines.(FAM HLTH)

240.15  Theories and Methods in Aging Research  (2 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): M. Wallhagen       Prerequisite(s): Permission of the instructor.

Restrictions: Doctoral student; Master's students with permission of the instructor.       Activities: Seminar

This advanced nursing seminar involves a critical investigation of research in aging. Emphasis is placed on theoretical and methodological perspectives and how these perspectives inform nursing the other health professions science and practice across diverse settings and populations.(PHYS NURS)

240.16  Research Issues in Aging: Interdisciplinary Perspectives  (2 units)   §   Winter

Instructor(s): M. Wallhagen       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Doctoral student or Master's student with prior approval of faculty.       Activities: Seminar

Seminar is a critical examination of research in aging, focusing on collaborative, interdisciplinary research (i.e., nursing, medicine, geropsychiatry, and the social and behavioral sciences). Emphasis will be on the interdisciplinary research process and methodological and theoretical frameworks.(PHYS NURS)

240.19  Quality & Safety of Patient Care  (3 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): M. Foley, L. Wagner       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Doctoral students status.       Activities: Seminar

Seminar will focus on research that identifies problems with the quality and safety of patient care through reading original research reports and compilation and review of this work.. Students will select a recommendation for improvement, thoroughly review and critique the research base underlying it, and suggest possible research projects that would implement the recommendation and evaluate the impact.(FAM HLTH)

240.20  Global & Comparative Health Care Policies & Systems  (2 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): C. Chaufan

Restrictions: None       Activities: Seminar

This course introduces students to the comparative study of global health care systems and policies, drawing from the fields of public policy, health care economics, public health, sociology, ethics and history. Includes health care systems/policies of industrialized and industrializing nations and examines the new federal health law and alternative models of reform. Combines lecture, discussion, and policy analysis.(SOC BEH SC)

241.04  Professional Issues in Pediatric Nursing  (0.5 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): K. Duderstadt       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in the APPN program and completion of N241 Dimensions in Advanced Practice Nursing or consent of instructor.NURSING 241 NURSING 241

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Seminar

Seminar is designed to enable students in the Advanced Practice Pediatric Nursing specialty to explore issues related to professional role development as an advanced practice nurse and to facilitate transition to clinical practice across pediatric clinical settings. The course will compliment N241 Dimensions of Advanced Practice Nursing with content and discussions on pediatric advanced practice and role delineation.(FAM HLTH)

241.06  Professional Issues in Midwifery Practice  (2 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): R. Kaplan       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in Nurse-Midwifery/Women s Health specialty.

Restrictions: Nurse Nurse-Midwifery/Women s Health students only.       Activities: Lecture

Course expands content of N241 to issues important to professional practice for nurse-midwives. Includes content such as methods of ensuring quality clinical practice, the legal basis of midwifery/women's health practice and the implementation of innovative practice modes.(FAM HLTH)

242.01  HIV/AIDS Seminar  (1 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): T. Young       Prerequisite(s): N242A and N242B If N242A and N242B have not been completed, students should meet with the instructor to discuss enrolling in the course.

Restrictions: Basic knowledge of HIV epidemiology and HIV nursing care is required.       Activities: Seminar

Seminar is organized as student-directed discussions of clinical topics relevant to HIV/AIDS Advanced Nursing Practice. The Care Model is used to guide discussions of how to implement best practices in HIV/AIDS care and achieve improved health outcomes for HIV-infected individuals at risk of or infected with HIV.(COM HL SYS)

242.02  HIV/AIDS: Seminar  (1 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): T. Young       Prerequisite(s): N242.01

Restrictions: Clinical Year Two NP and/or CNS students       Activities: Seminar

Seminars are organized as student-led presentations of clinical issues relevant to HIV/AIDS Advanced Practice Nursing. Presentations are designed to improve student's ability to use the medical literature to guide clinical practice and improve patient outcomes, and to provide opportunities to develop professional presentations that can be submitted to a national conference or a journal. Students are encouraged to use their comprehensive exam topic for this course.(COM HL SYS)

242A  HIV/AIDS Epidemiology, Policy and Prevention  (2 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): T. Young       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Lecture, Seminar

Course will provide an overview of the AIDS epidemic with a focus on related epidemiological concepts, public health policies, health care disparities, and psychosocial issues.(COM HL SYS)

242B  HIV/AIDS: Clinical Pharmacology  (1 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): S. Stringari-Murray       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Class size limited to 30.       Activities: Lecture

Course will introduce the clinical application of pharmacology in the management of HIV-infected adults and adolescents based on the current US DHHS Treatment Guidelines for Antiretroviral Therapies and The Prevention of Opportunistic Infections.(COM HL SYS)

242D  HIV/AIDS Clinical Management  (1 - 3 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): S. Stringari-Murray       Prerequisite(s): NURSING 242A NURSING 242B

Restrictions: Second year nurse practitioner (NP) or clinical nurse specialist (CNS) students or permission of instructor.       Activities: Lecture

This course will provide content on the evaluation and management of HIV-infected adults and adolescents, staging of HIV disease,clinical management of HIV as a chronic disease and management of selected HIV-related opportunistic infections.(COM HL SYS)

243A  Family Therapies  (2 units)   §   Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): K. Epstein       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Student in Psychiatric-Mental Health nursing program or permission of instructor.       Activities: Lecture

Course examines theories of family therapy and their application in the practice of psychiatric nursing. Family assessments and supportive, educational, and therapeutic interventions are described and evaluated.(COM HL SYS)

243B  Group Psychotherapies  (2 units)   §   Fall, Winter

Instructor(s): B. Phoenix, K. McGirr       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Seminar

Course examines and discusses theories and practice of various group modalities in current use. Emphasis is on understanding and promoting therapeutic processes in types of groups commonly facilitated by advanced practice nurses.(COM HL SYS)

243C  Adult Psychotherapeutic Treatment Modalities  (2 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): L. Chafetz       Prerequisite(s): N257 or equivalent content.

Restrictions: Enrollment in Psychiatric/Mental Health specialty area or consent of instructor.       Activities: Lecture

Course focuses on principles of supportive psychotherapies with adults experiencing a range of psychiatric problems. It also reviews models of crisis intervention, behavioral, cognitive behavioral, and motivational interventions. It is designed to use clinical case materials as the basis for discussion of assessment, goal setting, and intervention.(COM HL SYS)

244A  Managing the Psychological Impacts of Traumatic Events  (1 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): B. Phoenix       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture

Course examines theories from social, behavioral and neurosciences to explain psychobiological responses to different types of trauma. It applies developmental theories to understand effects of traumatic events on persons across the lifespan. It explores assessment and intervention of individuals, families and populations with past or current physical, sexual and emotional violence, as well those experiencing natural or man-made disasters. Course emphasizes both acute and chronic responses.(COM HL SYS)

244B  Treatment Planning: Trauma-related Mental Health Conditions  (1 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): R. Delisser       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Concurrent enrollment in Nursing 244A       Activities: Seminar

This case-based seminar course will focus on prioritizing patient needs and developing appropriate treatment plans for patients with complex mental health problems related to trauma exposure.(COM HL SYS)

245.04  Pediatric Health Promotion & Protection  (2 - 3 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): N. Schapiro       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Enrollment limited to 1st year APPN, ACPNP and FNP students; others may enroll only with permission of instructor.       Activities: Lecture

This course provides integration of theories of health promotion and maintenance into the provision of well child and adolescent care. This course includes screening, management of normal behavioral and developmental stresses, and counseling for parents and children to promote growth and development and reduce risk.(FAM HLTH)

245.04A  Seminar in Pediatric Health Promotion  (1 units)   §   Winter

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of N245.04 and concurrent enrollment N415.11 or consent of instructor.

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Seminar

Course is designed to use small group, student-driven and case presentation format to complement N245 lecture. This allows for problem-based learning and small group case presentations.(FAM HLTH)

245.05  Health Promotion & Disease Prevention in Acute Care  (2 units)   §   Winter

Instructor(s): M. Hawk       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner students or prior approval from instructor.       Activities: Lecture

Course provides specialty content necessary for Acute Care Nurse Practitioners to institute health promotion, maintenance, and disease prevention in the care of stable, hospitalized patients. This content will enhance understanding of the inter-relatedness of health promotion and disease prevention aspects within and across various cultural groups in an acute care setting.(PHYS NURS)

245.07  Infant Neuromotor & Behavioral Development  (3 units)   §   Winter

Instructor(s): M. Lynch       Prerequisite(s): Course must be taken in conjunction with N406

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture

Course explores scientific literature related to health promotion strategies for both healthy and ill neonates and infants. Course content will emphasize neuromotor and behavioral development of the infant with either acute or chronic illness.(FAM HLTH)

245.28  Seminar in Adult Gerontology Primary Care  (1 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): S. Stringari-Murray       Prerequisite(s): This seminar is limited to students in the AGNP, AGNP-HIV and AGNP-OEH specialty tracks. Students must have completed N270 and Specialty Track Advanced Health Assessment Skill Lab, and be currently enrolled in N245A Clinical Prevention and Population Health.

Restrictions: None       Activities: Seminar

The N245.28 Seminar provides students with content in risk assessment, application of evidence-based clinical prevention strategies and skill development in selected health promotion activities for the purpose of providing primary care to adolescents and adult's health across the adult lifespan.(COM HL SYS)

245A  Clinical Prevention and Population Health A  (1 - 2 units)   §   Winter

Instructor(s): B. Burgel, S. Lee       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Web-based course work, Workshop

Course investigates clinical prevention, health promotion, and population health concepts in relationship to health through literature review and case studies. Evidenced-based, epidemiologic, population health approaches will be applied to healthcare decision making at all levels of prevention at both the individual and system levels.(COM HL SYS, FAM HLTH)

245B  Clinical Prevention and Population Health B  (1 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): K. Duderstadt       Prerequisite(s): Satisfactorily completed the N200, N262A&B, N245A

Restrictions: Satisfactorily completed N200, N262A&B, N245A or enrolled by consent of the instructor       Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Web-based course work

Participants investigate the determinants of population health and the relationship between health and disease among individuals through literature appraisal, theory analysis, and projects. Students also explore clinical prevention strategies and health policies that influence health determinants and improve health care outcomes.(COM HL SYS, FAM HLTH)

246  Symptom Assessment & Management  (3 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): L. Lommel       Prerequisite(s): N270, N245.

Activities: Lecture

Course introduces students to signs and symptoms of illness across the life span that are commonly encountered in ambulatory care. Symptoms and signs will be analyzed using a clinical decision-making model.(FAM HLTH)

246.02  Seminar in Family Primary Care  (2 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): B. Hollinger, P. Bernal de Pheils       Prerequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in N246.

Activities: Seminar

Seminar is taken concurrently with N246, Symptom Assessment and Management and provides specialty content necessary for family primary care nurse practitioners. Application from N246 lectures will be made using case presentations and other relevant learning strategies.(FAM HLTH)

246.03  Seminar in Gerontological Primary Care  (1 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): L. Mackin

Activities: Seminar

Seminar is taken concurrently with N246 and provides the specialty content necessary for gerontological primary care nurse practitioners. Application from N246 lectures will be made to the specialty area using case presentations and other relevant learning strategies.(PHYS NURS)

246.04  Assessing & Managing Medical Symptoms In Psychiatric Patient  (1 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): M. Terry       Prerequisite(s): concurrent enrollment in N246 is required for this course.

Restrictions: None       Activities: Seminar

Course focuses on the application of clinical reasoning skills for acute medical complaints in patients with psychiatric disorders. Students will concurrently attend lectures for N246, The Assessment and Management of Common Symptoms, and will apply this information in case presentations and problem-based learning approaches that address the medical needs of patients with mental health disorders.(COM HL SYS)

246.06  Nurse-Midwifery Primary Care  (1 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): E. Monasterio       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in Nurse-Midwifery specialty and concurrent enrollmnt in N246.

Activities: Seminar

Seminar provides specialty content necessary for primary care nurse-midwives. Application from Nursing 246 lectures will be made using case presentations and other relevant learning strategies.(FAM HLTH)

246.28  Seminar in Adult Gerontology Primary Care  (1 units)   Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): H. Grundland       Prerequisite(s): Must be concurrently enrolled N245B and N246 or w/consent of instructor

Restrictions: see prerequisites       Activities: Seminar

The N246.28 seminar provides content specific to the Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner role in assessment and management of symptoms commonly encountered in primary care of adults across the lifespan. Seminar is taken concurrently with N246 Common Symptom Assessment & Management and application from N246 lectures will be made through case-based discussions.(COM HL SYS)

247  Management of Complex Health Problems  (3 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): J. Saxe, E. Wilson       Prerequisite(s): N270, N245, N246,and enrollment in Family Nurse Practitioner, Adult Nurse Practitioner or Geriatric Nurse Practitioner Program, or consent of instructor.

Activities: Lecture

Course introduces the more complex health problems encountered in primary care. Clients clinical presentation, underlying causes and appropriate treatment are discussed. Separate specialty track seminars permit elaboration of problems as they occur in the specialty.(COM HL SYS)

247.02A  Seminar in Family Primary Care  (3 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): E. Monasterio       Prerequisite(s): N246 and concurrent enrollment in N247.

Activities: Seminar

Seminar is taken concurrently with N247 and provides the specialty content necessary for family primary care nurse practitioners. Application from N247 lectures will be made to the specialty area using case presentations and relevant learning strategies.(FAM HLTH)

247.02B  Seminar in Adv Family Primary Care  (2 units)   §   Winter

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): N245, N245.02, N246, N246.02, N247, N247.02A, N270, N271.02, N279 or consent of instructor.

Activities: Seminar

Advanced specialty seminar to extend knowledge of the varied scope of problems in family primary care. Advanced skill training in case presentation and management that represents integration of prior theoretical and clinical course work.(FAM HLTH)

247.28A  Seminar in Adult Gerontology Primary Care  (1 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): S. Janson       Prerequisite(s): Nursing 246.28.

Restrictions: Concurrent enrollment or completion of N247 or by consent of the instructor.       Activities: Seminar

Seminar will provide students the opportunity to explore key concepts and approaches that will support their primary care provider role within the context of a patient-centered health home.(COM HL SYS)

247.28B  Adult-Gerontology Primary Care: Complex Health Problems  (2 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): G. Collins-Bride       Prerequisite(s): NURSING 247

Restrictions: Course is restricted to students in the Adult-Gerontology NP Program       Activities: Lecture, Seminar

Class provides the opportunity to enhance clinical problem-solving and decision making; and develop clinical care management plans for complex chronic illnesses in adolescents and adults throughout the lifespan. This course will also emphasize the care of the older adult with multiple chronic conditions. The class format includes case study analyses with student presentations and student led discussion.(COM HL SYS)

247.28C  Decision-Making in Adult Gerontology Primary Care  (3 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): G. Collins-Bride       Prerequisite(s): nursing 247.28A nursing 247.28B

Restrictions: None       Activities: Seminar

This course provides students with exposure to important concepts that have significant impact on the ethical, legal and clinical aspects of professional practice as an Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner.(COM HL SYS)

248  Group Independent Study  (1 - 6 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Activities: Lecture

Students collaborate in clinical investigations and other studies of special problems in nursing and health sciences under the direction of faculty. Students may select areas related to their long-term interests and future research or clinical program.(COM HL SYS, FAM HLTH, PHYS NURS, SOC BEH SC)

249  Independent Study  (1 - 5 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Activities: Lecture

Student undertakes an individual study with emphasis on special problems in nursing. Students may select an area of study which is related to his/her area of interest or future goals.(COM HL SYS, FAM HLTH, PHYS NURS, SOC BEH SC)

250  Research  (1 - 8 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): Admission to doctoral study and consent of instructor.

Course offers students an opportunity to engage in research with selected faculty.(COM HL SYS, FAM HLTH, PHYS NURS, SOC BEH SC)

251.01  Proposal and Grant Writing  (2 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Summer

Instructor(s): K. Lee       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture

This course provides an introduction to the principles and methods of proposal writing used in preparing a grant proposal. The coursework provides content on the process for good proposal development, key elements and sections of a proposal, necessary information to include in a grant proposal, and development of a budget.(FAM HLTH)

252A  Mental Health & High Risk Families  (2 units)   §   Winter

Instructor(s): M. Terry       Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Lecture

Course analyzes the effects of impoverished environments, sociocultural factors, and mental health problems in the family on the mental health of children and other family members.(COM HL SYS)

252B  Psychotherapeutic Techniques with Children and Youth  (2 units)   §   Winter

Instructor(s): L. Dolce       Prerequisite(s): N257 and N227 or consent of instructor.

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Lecture

Course is second of three courses that are replacing the previous child mental health courses (N235A&B). The new courses represent a modified approach to important content in the assessment and treatment of children and youth. They are required courses for Master's students in advanced psychiatric/mental health nursing who are specializing in work with children and families.(COM HL SYS)

253  Theories of the Health Policy Process  (3 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): R. Malone

Activities: Seminar

Course focuses on learning and using theories of the policy process, including analyzing how health policy is constructed. Perspectives on agenda setting, media roles, advocacy, policy innovation, diffusion and implementation will be integrated with examples of policy problems.(SOC BEH SC)

254.01  Neonatal & Infant Pathophysiology  (3 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): A. Carley

Activities: Lecture

Course supports a comprehensive exploration of pathophysiologic phenomena in the cardiac, respiratory, gastrointestinal and neurologic systems in the fetus, neonate and infant. Clinical presentation, associated symptomatology and therapeutic management strategies will be discussed.(FAM HLTH)

254.02  Neonatal & Infant Pathophysiology  (3 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): M. Lynch

Activities: Lecture

Course supports a comprehensive exploration of pathophysiologic phenomena in the hematologic, immunologic, renal endocrine and cellular/dermatologic systems in the fetus, neonate and infant. Clinical presentation, associated symptomatology and therapeutic management strategies will be discussed.(FAM HLTH)

255A  DX/RX of Acutely Ill/Injured I  (3 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): J. Howie-Esquivel, R. Garbez       Prerequisite(s): Acute Care Nurse Practitioner student, or consent of instructor.

Activities: Lecture, Seminar

Course focuses on diagnostic and treatment of acute illness and injuries affecting body systems such as the cardiac, pulmonary and central nervous systems. Seminar provides critical analysis of selected studies utilized to monitor and manage acutely ill/injured patients. For major cardio-pulmonary and renal diseases. Lectures provide content for seminar discussion.(PHYS NURS)

255B  Diagnosis & Treatment of Acutely III/Injured II  (3 units)   §   Winter

Instructor(s): M. Hawk       Prerequisite(s): Acute Care Nurse Practitioner student or consent of instructor, N255A.

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Lecture

Lecture focuses on diagnosis and treatment of acute illness and injuries affecting body systems such as the cardiac, pulmonary and central nervous systems.(PHYS NURS)

255C  Diagnostic & Therapeuric Interventions  (2 units)   §   Winter

Instructor(s): R. Garbez, J. Howie-Esquivel       Prerequisite(s): Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Care/Trauma student.

Activities: Lecture

Course provides the knowledge necessary to order and interpret selected diagnostic and therapoeutic regimens.(PHYS NURS)

257  Assessment & Management of Common Psychiatric Symptoms  (2 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): L. Chafetz       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in a clinical masters specialty or consent of the instructor.

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Lecture

Course introduces students to common psychiatric symptom presentations and related conditions that are encountered by advanced practice nurses in primary care and specialty settings. Course discusses clinical presentation, underlying causes and appropriate management for patients across the life span.(COM HL SYS)

259.01  Women's Reproductive Health  (1 - 2 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): P. Bernal de Pheils, R. Kaplan       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Lecture

Course provides exploration of theories, concepts and knowledge necessary to maintain and promote women's health. Emphasis is on application of current research regarding clinical decision-making and management of common gynecological conditions, normal pregnancy and postpartum in collaboration with health team members.(FAM HLTH)

259.02  Complex Issues in Women's Health  (2 units)   §   Winter, Summer

Instructor(s): P. Bernal de Pheils       Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Activities: Lecture

Theory and management of biopsychosocial and cultural components of womens health and illness conditions across the lifespan. Emphasis is placed on critical analysis of research and clinical management strategies applied to complex womens health and illness conditions.(FAM HLTH)

259.04  Contraception in Primary Care  (1 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): M. McLemore, C. Belew

Course explores the complex and comprehensive contraception issues within the context of the family and community enviornment. This self-paced module prepares the learner to counsel individuals and their partners in contraceptive decision-making.(FAM HLTH)

260A  Introduction to International Health Work  (1 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): E. Scarr       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture

This is an introductory course for nursing students with an interest in doing international work in a resource-poor setting, but with no experience to date in doing so.(FAM HLTH)

260E  Infectious Diseases  (3 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): E. Scarr, K. Baltzell       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture, Seminar

This course will introduce students to the global burden of infectious diseases, with an emphasis on the challenges faced by providers in low-resource settings. Through a mixed format of discussion and didactic presentations, the epidemiology of selected diseases will be presented, followed by their clinical presentation and management.(FAM HLTH)

260F  Cultural Competency for Nurse Leaders  (2 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): L. Sawyer

Restrictions: None       Activities: Seminar

Course is designed to provide a variety of experiences using various strategies to enhance the student's understanding of the impact of culture upon clients' perception of health and the delivery of care. The course has been designed as an experiential and interactive workshop with class discussions, group microteach exercises and role playing. Preparatory work will be based on the syllabus of required readings.(COM HL SYS)

260G  Disparities in Women's Health Care  (2 units)   §   Winter

Instructor(s): K. Dau       Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Activities: Seminar

Course will use socio-cultural and feminist constructs to examine issues of disparity in the health care of women and their families. The impact of these disparities will be examined from the multidimensional concepts of gender, power, and the environment as they influence the chance to achieve optimal health.(FAM HLTH)

260H  Global Health Policy & Nursing  (2 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): C. Dawson-Rose, S. Chapman       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Enrollment in Advanced Community & International Nursing (ACHIN) specialty or consent of instructor.       Activities: Lecture

Course will examine global health from a nursing perspective, exploring global work force issues, definitions of nursing, nursing educational models, roles of nursing in national policy development and international organizations that link nursing to global health such as the World Health Organization, Pan American Health Organization, International Council of Nurses, and the International Council of Nurse Midwives.(COM HL SYS)

260J  Global Health: Issues in Women's Health  (1 units)   §   Winter

Instructor(s): E. Scarr, L. Thompson       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture

This course will provide a broad overview of the state of women's health in a global context. Drawing from the disciplines of nursing, medicine, gender studies, and epidemiology, relevant research will be examined. Content will be delivered via lecture and case study format. Clinical practice issues in low-resource settings will be addressed.(FAM HLTH)

260K  GLOBAL HEALTH: ISSUES IN NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES  (1 units)   §   Winter

Instructor(s): L. Thompson

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture

This course will cover non-communicable diseases and other chronic conditions as major causes of morbidity and mortality in the global population, with a focus on resource poor regions. Drawing from the disciplines of nursing, medicine, and epidemiology, the course will emphasize control strategies, including the role of public health agencies and the challenges posed to the health care system. Clinical practice issues in low-resource settings will be addressed.(FAM HLTH)

262.02  Family Research Utilizaton  (2 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): L. Thompson       Prerequisite(s): N262A.

Activities: Seminar

Course focuses on the development of critical thinking skills related to utilization and evaluation of research findings in the area of family health. The scientific and practical merit of published research reports is evaluated for potential utilization in clinical practice.(FAM HLTH)

262.03  Pediatric/Family Research Utilization  (2 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): J. Chen       Prerequisite(s): N262A.

Activities: Seminar

Course provides advanced practice nurses with skills to utilize research related to pediatric/famiy health care. Research critique skills will focus on interpreting study methods, findings, conclusions and clinical implications in relevant research articles.(FAM HLTH)

262.04  Perinatal Research Utilization  (2 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): K. Lee       Prerequisite(s): N 262A.

Activities: Seminar

Course focuses on development of critique skills for advanced practice nurses to use in evaluation and utilization of research findings in perinatal nursing practice. Study designs, measures, findings, and clinical implications of current relevant research will be explored.(FAM HLTH)

262.06  Research Utilization in Health Policy  (2 units)   §   Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): S. Chapman       Prerequisite(s): N262A.

Activities: Seminar

Course focuses on the development of critical thinking skills related to utilization and evaluation of research findings in the area of health policy. The course uses scientific and practical approaches to research and policy analysis.(SOC BEH SC)

262A  Advanced Scholarship in Research I  (2 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): A. Alkon

Restrictions: Graduate Nursing Students       Activities: Lecture

This course focuses on the elements of research methods, and design that are essential to the translation of knowledge into clinical practice, administration/leadership, and health policy.(FAM HLTH)

262B  Utilization of Research in Evidence-Based Practice  (2 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): J. Cataldo       Prerequisite(s): NURSING 262A

Restrictions: none       Activities: Web-based course work

Course expands and integrates the research methods content covered in N262A. Students will focus on the critical evaluation of research literature as the foundation for evidence-based practice and research. Emphasis is on evaluating the strength of each single study and of a body of research studies.(PHYS NURS, FAM HLTH, SOC BEH SC)

265  Cancer Prevention/Early Detection  (2 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): D. Donesky, K. Baltzell

Activities: Seminar

Course provides an in depth examination of the cultural and economic issues surrounding cancer prevention and eartly detection including: equity of access to services, the criteria for evaluating community programs, populations at risk, and behavioral models to guide outreach.(PHYS NURS)

269  Integration of Scientific Literature  (3 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): J. Chen, J. Howie-Esquivel

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture

Students will analyze the theoretical foundations and research issues underlying specific content areas in nursing science. Integrate in-depth knowledge of theory and research related to a substantive field of study through critical analysis, integration, and synthesis of literature. At the completion of the course, the student will be able to (1)describe the process of integrative literature review; (2) identify and critically review research; and (3) define areas for knowledge development.(FAM HLTH)

270  Advanced Health Assessment  (2 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): B. Hollinger, P. Bernal de Pheils

Activities: Lecture, Web-based course work

Course introduces assessment concepts and skills to determine the health status of clients across the life span. Focuses on the collection and interpretation of clinical data derived from the history and physical exam.(FAM HLTH)

270.04  Pediatric Physical Assessment  (1 - 2 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): K. Duderstadt       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Concurrent enrollment in N270 Advanced Health Assessment and N301.11 Advanced Practice Nursing Skills Lab in Pediatrics. And/or consent of the faculty of record.       Activities: Lecture

Course is designed to enhance and complement life span content from Nursing 270 Advanced Health Assessment. Course focuses on pediatric specialty content.(FAM HLTH)

270.07  Neonatal/Infant Assessment  (2 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): A. Carley       Prerequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in Nursing 406, Practicum in Advanced Neonatal Health Asssessment.

Activities: Lecture

Course addresses concepts in advanced assessment utilized to determine the health status of neonates and infants. Discussion focuses on the collection and interpretation of clinical data derived from the history and physical exam and diagnostic interventions.(FAM HLTH)

271.01  Decision Making in Adult Primary Care  (3 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): G. Collins-Bride       Prerequisite(s): N246, N247, N247.01 or consent of instructor.

Activities: Lecture

Case studies of complex chronic illnesses are analyzed to delineate critical decision-making variables, which include the relevant pathophysiology, epidemiologic principles, and psychological/sociological variables that impact symptom disease expression, clinical management, and methods of coping.(COM HL SYS)

271.02  Problems in Family Primary Care  (2 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): E. Monasterio       Prerequisite(s): N245, N246, N247, N270, N279 or consent of instructor.

Activities: Lecture

Course explores complex health/illness problems as they occur in families. Complex assessment and management of patients and their families, across the life span, are discussed.(FAM HLTH)

271.06  Management of Clinical Occupational Health Problems  (2 units)   §   Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): B. Burgel       Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Activities: Lecture

Multidisciplinary course exploring the evaluation and clinical management of acute and chronic occupational and environmental health problems. Clinical diagnostic strategies and epidemiologic methods are used in evaluation of occupational health problems, including health hazards evaluations, surveillance and disability evaluation.(COM HL SYS)

272  Children with Special Health Needs  (2 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): R. Rehm       Prerequisite(s): N283A,B,C or consent of instructor.

Activities: Lecture

Course explores the unique health care demands of vulnerable children with need for prolonged health support. The impact of the care giving environment, community, and care providers will be addressed in relation to the well-being of the child and family.(FAM HLTH)

273A  Current Concepts in Occup Hlth Nsg  (2 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): S. Lee, O. Hong

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture

This course provides an overview of occupational health, using a regulatory, ethical and professional nursing practice framework to explore the diversity of worker populations. This course will emphasize understanding of the social and legal systems for occupational health; the social, cultural, and economic factors influencing vulnerable workers or worker groups; and the role of the occupational and environmental health nurse (OEHN) in implementing socio-culturally sensitive OEH services.(COM HL SYS)

273B  Issues in Occupational Health  (1 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): O. Hong

Restrictions: None       Activities: Seminar

To provide a discussion forum of current events, including research, regulation, and health policy impacting occupational and environment health.(COM HL SYS)

274A  Health Hazards in the Workplace  (2 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): P. Quinlan       Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Activities: Lecture

A prevention-focused course emphasizing the identification of chemical. biologic, physical, ergonomic, psychological and safety hazards of work; identification of environmental monitoring methods, selection of health surveillance and safety measures; and discusssion of methods to control exposures and injuries.(COM HL SYS)

274C  Occupational Safety  (2 units)   §   Fall, Summer

Instructor(s): B. Plog       Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Activities: Lecture

Course emphasizes identification of safety hazards of work; components of an injury/illness prevention program; principles of hazard control and accident investigation; essentials of safety inspections and audits; application of safety inspection methods and ergonomic job analysis.(COM HL SYS)

274D  Farmworker Primary Health Care  (2 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): B. Hollinger       Prerequisite(s): N270.

Activities: Lecture

Course is an introduction to the diverse Western farmworker population, and includes common health problems and the influence of socio-cultural factors and public policy on health systems.(FAM HLTH)

276  Research Rotation  (1 - 6 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): Completion of first year of doctoral study and consent of adviser.

Activities: Laboratory

The student will participate in ongoing faculty research. This experience will contribute to the students methodological or substantive expertise.(SOC BEH SC)

279  Family Nursing Theory & Practice  (2 units)   §   Winter

Instructor(s): J. Chen, S. Rankin

Restrictions: None       Activities: Web-based course work

Course integrates empirical evidence of reciprocal family and health interactions with family theoretical and therapeutic concepts and ethical reasoning applicable to advanced nursing practice.(FAM HLTH)

281A  Management of Antepartum  (3 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): R. Kaplan       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in Nurse-Midwifery specialty.

Restrictions: none       Activities: Seminar, Web-based course work

Course reviews and analyzes the etiology and management of selected conditions in normal pregnancy. The impact of pregnancy on the mother and family will be emphasized.(FAM HLTH)

281B  Management of Intrapartum Care  (4 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): D. Anderson       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in Nurse-Midwifery specialty and completion of N281A and N282A.

Activities: Lecture

Course reviews and analyzes the etiology and management of selected conditions during the intrapartum and postpartum periods. The impact of these periods on the mother, baby and family will be emphasized.(FAM HLTH)

281D  Management of the Newborn  (2 units)   Summer

Instructor(s): M. Lynch       Prerequisite(s): Completion of N281A, B, C and N282A, B, C.

Restrictions: Enrollment restricted to students in Nurse-Midwifery specialty.       Activities: Web-based course work

Course reviews the development of the fetus and newborn with a focus on the management of the fetus and newborn during pregnancy, birth and the neonatal period. Normal transition from intrauterine environment is examined and potential complications in the newborn period are identified. Adaptation of the family to the neonate is explored within the context of attachment theory.(FAM HLTH)

281E  Complex Cases: Advanced Nurse-Midwifery Management  (2 units)   §   Winter

Instructor(s): R. Kaplan       Prerequisite(s): NURSING 281B, NURSING 282B, and NURSING 281C, or consent of instructor.

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture

The course explores advanced topics in nurse-midwifery care including complementary therapies, management of chronic illness and obstetric complications, and informed consent during pregnancy and childbirth. The class builds on prior courses and emphasizes salutogenesis (health promotion), ethical principles of care, patient and family-centered care, and shared clinical decision-making. Nurse-midwifery assessment and management will be fostered using interactive lectures and case studies.(FAM HLTH)

282A  Management of Antepartum Complications  (4 units)   §   Winter

Instructor(s): K. Dau       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in Nurse-Midwifery specialty.

Activities: Lecture

Course reviews and analyzes selected complications of pregnancy in the antepartal period. The impact of the complications on the mother, baby and family will be emphasized.(FAM HLTH)

282B  Management of Intrapartum Complications  (4 units)   §   Summer

Instructor(s): C. Belew       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in Nurse-Midwifery specialty and completion of N281A and N282A.

Activities: Lecture

Course reviews and analyzes selected complications of pregnancy in the intrapartum period.(FAM HLTH)

282C  Management of Gynecologic Care  (2 units)   §   Summer

Instructor(s): C. Belew       Prerequisite(s): N 281A, N281B, N282A and N282B. Enrollment in Nurse-Midwifery specialty.

Activities: Lecture

Course reviews and analyzes complicated reproductive and gynecologic conditions requiring advanced management skills.(FAM HLTH)

283.03  Common Pediatric Illness Clinical Seminar  (1 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): A. Chen       Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of N245.04A and concurrent enrollment in N415.11, N246, & N232.04A or consent of the instructor.

Restrictions: Limited to advanced Practice Pediatric Nursing (APPN) and post-masters students or consent of the instructor.       Activities: Seminar

Seminar provides a format for the synthesis and application of knowledge from other courses that address pediatric pathophysiology, pharmacology, symptom assessment and management. Through case presentations, discussions and other learning strategies, students will refine skills in differential diagnosis, problem-oriented charting and oral presentation of acute problems commonly encountered in pediatric primary care.(FAM HLTH)

283.04A  Complex Pediatric Primary Care Seminar A  (1 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): A. Chen       Prerequisite(s): Nursing 283.03

Restrictions: Concurrent enrollment in N415.11       Activities: Seminar, Web-based course work

This course is part I of a 2-part series seminar, providing Pediatric Nurse Practitioner students with the opportunity to learn management of complex illness in the primary, specialty, and chronic care settings, and prepare them for clinical application in the clinical residencies. Through case studies (web-based and in-class), formal case presentations, discussions and additional assignments, students will refine their ability to assess and manage complex conditions in children in the PNP role.(FAM HLTH)

283.04B  Complex Pediatric Primary Care Seminar B  (1 units)   §   Winter

Instructor(s): K. Duderstadt       Prerequisite(s): 1. Successful completion of N415.11 Fall Year II 2. Concurrent enrollment in N415.11 clinical residency. 3. Successful completion of N283C 4. or permission of the instructor.

Restrictions: Limited to APPN and post-Masters students or consent of instructor.       Activities: Seminar

Seminar provides students with the opportunity to apply content about complex illness to the primary care setting and prepares students in specialty clinical rotations. Through formal case presentations, discussion, and other assignments, students will refine their ability to formulate complex care plans and start to develop other aspects of the Advanced Practice Pediatric Nursing role.(FAM HLTH)

283.05  Transitions in Pediatric Illness: Acute Care Seminar  (1 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): M. Lynch       Prerequisite(s): NURSING 245.04A NURSING 415.11 Concurrent enrollment in: NURSING 415.13A NURSING 414.13

Restrictions: Students enrolled in the Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program or by instructor approval.       Activities: Seminar, Web-based course work

Seminar focuses on the clinical management of sick infants, children and adolescents during their transitions in illness acuity, necessitating health care in various acute care settings such as emergency departments, sub-specialty clinics, and inpatient units. Assessment and triage for children with variable conditions in these settings will be discussed, including the unstable patient, the patient with chronic conditions, and/or the patient requiring pain and sedation management.(FAM HLTH)

283A  Pediatric Physiologic Development  (2 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): M. Lynch

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture

Course addresses organ system function as impacted by developmental needs and system immaturity in the infant, child, and adolescent. Implications for advanced practice pediatric nursing interventions will be addressed in relation to health promotion and illness prevention.(FAM HLTH)

283B  Common Pediatric Pathophysiology & Clinical Management  (2 units)   §   Winter

Instructor(s): M. Lynch       Prerequisite(s): Completion of N283A.

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Lecture

Course provides a conceptual approach to examine common pediatric pathophysiological phenomena observed in varied care giving environments and across the illness continuum. The inter-relationships of human responses, clinical manifestations, and therapeutic interventions will be discussed.(FAM HLTH)

283C  Complex Pediatric Pathophysiology & Clinical Management  (1 - 2 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): M. Lynch       Prerequisite(s): NURSING 283A NURSING 283B

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Lecture

Course provides a conceptual approach to examine complex acute and chronic pediatric pathophysiologic phenomena observed in varied caregiving environments in infants, children, and adolescents. The interrelationships of human responses, clinical manifestations, and therapeutic interventions will be discussed.(FAM HLTH)

283E  Pediatric Acute Care Pathophysiology & Management  (2 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): S. Staveski, M. Lynch       Prerequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in N283C: Complex Pediatric Pathophysiology.

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture

Course addresses pathophysiologic phenomena related symptomatology, diagnostic evaluation, differential diagnosis and clinical management for conditions occurring in acutely and critically ill children at risk of death.(FAM HLTH)

283F  Cultural and Ethical Issues in Pediatric End-of-Life Care  (2 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): J. Chen       Prerequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in N283H Pediatric Palliative Care and/or consent of faculty of record.

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Lecture

Course provides an overview of philosophy and ethical principles of pediatric palliative care. Addresses cultural, ethical, and existential issues integral to the care of acutely ill children at risk of dying, and their families. Emphasis is placed on the sociocultural context of beliefs and values and ethical principles affecting children, families, and death care professionals.(FAM HLTH)

283G  Complex Clinical Management in Acutely Ill Children  (2 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): S. Staveski, M. Lynch       Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory completion of N283E Pediatric Acute Care Pathophysiology & Management.

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture

Course integrates the clinical management of the acutely or critically ill child with ethical and cultural considerations important for children at risk of dying and their families. Emphasis is placed on evaluating empirical research and descriptive literature to guide clinical decision-making towards choosing therapeutic interventions that maximize clinical benefits and minimize adverse responses.(FAM HLTH)

283H  Pediatric Palliative Care  (1 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): E. Davies       Prerequisite(s): Consent of faculty of record.

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Seminar

Course presents the End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) module for Pediatrics training in pediatric en-of-life care. The ELNEC training focuses on pediatric palliative care concepts and teaching strategies.(FAM HLTH)

283I  Pediatric Acute Care Seminar  (1 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): M. Lynch       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Limited to ACPNP and post-masters ACPNP students or consent of instructor.       Activities: Seminar

Course enhances clinical management of acute, chronic and critically ill patients in the pediatric acute care setting through formal case presentations, discussion, and other assignments. Seminar will support students to formulate complex therapeutic plans and development of the Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner role.(FAM HLTH)

283J  Managing Transitions in Pediatric Complex Illness  (2 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): M. Lynch       Prerequisite(s): Nursing 283.05 or approval by FOR

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Seminar, Field Work

Course provides students with the opportunity to develop & enhance clinical management and care coordination skills essential for attending to physiologic, developmental, & psychosocial transitions for infants, children & adolescents with complex health conditions. Application will be across the continuum of pediatric health care settings, including end-of-life.(FAM HLTH)

284  Introduction to Radiology  (1 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): B. Newlin       Prerequisite(s): School of Nursing Nurse Practitioner student.

This web-based course provides an overview of radiological terminology and a basic understanding of the use of various diagnostic imaging methods in primary care across the lifespan.(COM HL SYS)

285A  Qualitative Methods I  (5 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): C. Dawson-Rose, H. Pinderhughes       Prerequisite(s): Second-year doctoral student.

Activities: Seminar, Field Work

Course reviews many of the types of qualitative research methods, emphasizing assumptions, approaches. Focus on design, entree, ethics, data-gathering techniques (interviewing, observing) data recording and management. Introduction to data analysis.(COM HL SYS)

285B  Qualitative Methods II  (5 units)   §   Winter

Instructor(s): C. Dawson-Rose, A. Clarke       Prerequisite(s): N285A and second-year doctoral student.

Activities: Seminar, Field Work

Course compares and contrasts modes of qualitative analysis. Examines issues in establishing plausibility, credibility, adequacy. Intensive data analysis and examination of the problems of presentation of findings with focus on questions of authority and preparation of text.(COM HL SYS)

285C  Interpretive Phenomenology  (2 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): C. Chesla       Prerequisite(s): Philosophy courses in phenomenology (may be acquired outside UCSF and also with the consent of the instructor) and N285A&B (Qualitative Methods I&II)

Activities: Seminar

Course describes, explains, and demonstrates interpretive phenomenological research. Students generate, present, and critique interpretive commentaries of shared texts. Readings in interpretive methods and exemplary interpretive research are assigned weekly.(FAM HLTH)

287A  Health Systems Management  (3 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): M. Fleming       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Dept. of Community Health Systems students and/or by consent of faculty.       Activities: Lecture

Course examines the external and internal environments of healthcare organizations by utilizing process and strategic analysis models. Course will explore how strategic management impacts the professional work environment and delivery of services. Students will examine the direct impact of strategic positioning on organizational success by applying concepts of strategic management to a case study.(COM HL SYS)

287G  Data Management & Analysis  (4 units)   §   Winter

Instructor(s): R. Slaughter, B. Cooper

Activities: Lecture, Laboratory

Course covers the basic concepts and methods of data management and data analysis, with practical experience in writing a plan for and carrying out a data analysis.(COM HL SYS)

288D  Clincial Nurse Specialist Seminar  (1 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): L. Mackin       Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in the Critical Care/Trauma Specialty or by instructor approval.

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Seminar

Course introduces advanced practice roles in critical care, emergency and trauma settings. This course will review the educational, economic, political, legal and professional influences on practice outcomes.(PHYS NURS)

288F  Management of Acute and Chronic Illness  (3 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): R. Garbez       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Department of Physiological Nursing students only       Activities: Lecture

Course is an introduction to selected complex medical disorders commonly encountered in the inpatient and/or outpatient setting. Advanced pathophysiology, physical assessment, pharmacology and management of selected chronic medical problems will be emphasized through case studies which span from the young adult to the frail elderly.(PHYS NURS)

289.01  Advanced Methods: Meta-Analysis  (2 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): K. Lee       Prerequisite(s): Completion of first year of doctoral program.

Activities: Lecture

Course will familiarize students with meta-analysis techniques for conducting integrative research review on a phenomenon of interst. Content includes an overview of meta-analysis techniques, issues and controversies, steps in conducting a meta-analysis, including effect sizes and inter-reliability.(FAM HLTH)

289A  Advanced Quantitative Research Methods I  (4 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): A. Alkon, L. Thompson       Prerequisite(s): N209, N212B, B187, B192, SPSS workshop or completion of SPSS tutorial and consent of instructor.

Restrictions: Doctoral student or consent of instructor.       Activities: Lecture, Laboratory

Course focuses on how research questions are addressed by statistical analytic models. The coursework provides content on analytic techniques, such as multiple and logistical regression and power estimation with hands-on experience provided through lab exercises in planning, conducting, and interpreting analyses using SPSS.(PHYS NURS)

289B  Advanced Quantitative Research Methods II  (3 units)   §   Winter

Instructor(s): O. Hong       Prerequisite(s): N209, N212, N289A, B187, B192 or consent of the instructor.

Restrictions: Nursing doctoral student or consent of the instructor.       Activities: Lecture

This second quarter of advanced quantitative nursing research methods focuses on research questions, designs, data collection procedures, and analysis related to longitudinal studies and intervention research. Content is focused on methodological techniques and issues pertaining to investigation of change over time.(COM HL SYS)

290  Family Theory/Research in Health  (3 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): C. Chesla       Prerequisite(s): None.Restrictions: Doctoral student or consent of instructor.

Activities: Seminar

Course presents and critiques theoretical perspectives and research approaches dominant in the study of family and health. Compatibility of theories and research approaches is examined.(FAM HLTH)

291  Applied Stat Methods For Longitud & Hierarch Data  (4 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): B. Cooper       Prerequisite(s): B192-Intro Linear Models or the equivalent.

Restrictions: 15 enrolled students.       Activities: Lecture, Laboratory

Introduces advanced methods for correlated observations. Reviews general linear model methods for linear regression and repeated measures (within subjects)analyses, including limitations of GLM regarding correlated and/or missing data. Presents multilevel model as preferred method for analyzing correleted gaussian data from longitudinal and some hierarchial designs. Introduces generalized estimatng equations as additional alternative.(COM HL SYS)

292B  Fetal & Neonatal Risk in Pregnancy  (2 units)   §   Winter

Instructor(s): A. Carley

Activities: Lecture

Course addresses fetal and neonatal risks associated with complications of pregnancy. Application of reseearch and clinical outcomes of complex pregnancy and fetal conditions and sequela are highlighted.(FAM HLTH)

294A  Introduction to Human Genomics  (3 units)   §   Winter

Instructor(s): B. Aouizerat       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Lecture, Web-based course work

Course focuses on the history of genetics, basic human and molecular genetics, an introduction to genetic variation (SNPs, etc.), patterns of inheritance, multifactorial inheritance and common diseases, influences of gene action and expression, clinical cytogenics, the Human Genome Project, genetics terminology, and molecular biology laboratory methods.(PHYS NURS)

294B  Medical Genetics for Nursing  (3 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): B. Aouizerat, E. Flowers       Prerequisite(s): N294A or consent of instructor.

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Lecture, Web-based course work

Course addresses the genetic basis of human disease (cardiovascular, oncology, gerontology); genetic screening and diagnosis, ethical, legal and social implications related to genetic information and technology; ethnic, racial and cultural considerations for providing genetic services; and genetic therapeutics, such as, pharmacogenetics, gene therapy, stem cell transplants, enzyme replacement.(PHYS NURS)

295A  Care of Older Adults  (1.5 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): J. Cataldo       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Lecture

Course content will span the broad scope of issues relevant to the care of older adults with an emphasis on common neurological, psychosocial and mental health issues. Course content will incorporate both theoretical and empiric health and illness content to support the development of a holistic approach to care of the older adult.(PHYS NURS)

295B  Care of Older Adults  (1.5 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): L. Mackin       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Lecture

Course content will span the broad scope of issues relevant to the care of older adults with multimorbidity. Course content will incorporate both theoretical and empiric health promotion and multimorbidity management considerations in support of a patient-centered, holistic approach to care of the older adult.(PHYS NURS)

295D  Adult-Gero Mental Health Seminar I  (1 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): L. Mackin, B. Phoenix       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None       Activities: Seminar

Course will provide foundational knowledge across a broad range of cognitive disorders and associated symptoms commonly encountered in adult and older adult populations. Course content and activities will emphasize assessment, differential diagnosis and both pharmacological and non pharmacological management strategies. Case studies will provide the learner with the opportunity to apply newly acquired knowledge.(PHYS NURS)

296A  Advanced Clinical Management of Pediatric Diabetes  (2 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): M. McGrath       Prerequisite(s): NURSING 270 NURSING 208

Restrictions: none       Activities: Lecture

Course focuses on diabetes (type 1 and type 2) in a pediatric population. Course will include: epidemiology and detection of diabetes in children and adolescents; pathophysiology; disease management requirements; pharmacological treatment; transition issues; diabetes education and self-care management expectations for pediatric patients and their families. Each topic area will emphasize a collaborative team approach to care and invited speakers will be from the team's represented disciplines.(FAM HLTH)

296B  Behavioral Approaches for Diabetes Across the LIfespan  (2 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): M. McGrath       Prerequisite(s): Must be concurrently enrolled in Lab N301.50

Restrictions: Limited to 20 students.       Activities: Lecture

Course focuses on the complex behavioral, educational, and family skills required to support patients in living with diabetes. Topics include: behavioral theories for managing diabetes, family theories for influencing health outcomes; empirically based intervention strategies for behavior change. The related lab focuses on student skill development in varied forms of behavioral and family intervention.(FAM HLTH)

296C  Advanced Clinical Management of Adult Diabetes  (2 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): M. McGrath       Prerequisite(s): NURSING 208 NURSING 270

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture

Primary focus is on diabetes (type 1 and type 2) in an adult population. Course will include epidemiology and detection of diabetes in adults; pathophysiology; disease management requirements; pharmacological treatment; care of special populations (e.g. patients with diabetes who are pregnant, elderly, have mental illness, are underserved) as well as issues related to employment. Each topic area will emphasize the importance of a collaborative team approach to care.(FAM HLTH)

297  Human Responses to Pain  (2 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): C. Miaskowski

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture

Course explores research related to physiological, psychological, and social responses to human pain; nursing implications for pain assessment; and management of acute and chronic painful conditions across the life span.(PHYS NURS)

298  Thesis or Comprehensive Exam  (0 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): Advancement to candidacy and permission of the graduate adviser.

For graduate students engaged in writing the thesis for the master's degree or taking a comprehensive examination required for the master's degree.(COM HL SYS, FAM HLTH, PHYS NURS, SOC BEH SC)

299  Dissertation  (0 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): Advancement to candidacy and permission of the graduate adviser.

For graduate students engaged in writing the dissertation for the Doctor of Nursing Science (DNS) or Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing degree.(COM HL SYS, FAM HLTH, PHYS NURS, SOC BEH SC)

301.04  Advanced Health Assessment Skills Lab  (1 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): S. Borden       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Psychiatric Mental Health nursing students.       Activities: Conference, Laboratory

Course provides a guided laboratory experience designed to develop mastery of advanced skills in psychiatric mental health nursing assessment.(COM HL SYS)

301.10  Family Nurse Practitioner Skills Lab  (1 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): P. Bernal de Pheils, M. McGrath       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Consent of instructor.       Activities: Laboratory

Guided clinical laboratory experience designed to develop mastery of advanced health assessment skills.(FAM HLTH)

301.11  Advanced Practice Nursing Skills Lab in Pediatrics  (1 - 2 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): A. Carley, N. Schapiro       Prerequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in N270 and N270.04.

Restrictions: Adv. Practice Ped. Nursing, Acute Cre Ped. Nurse Practitioner student or consent of instructor.       Activities: Laboratory

Course provides groundwork for advanced nursing practice health assessment skills and history taking through practice in both the laboratory and clinical settings with a focus on the pediatric population.(FAM HLTH)

301.12  Neonatal Skills Lab  (1 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): A. Carley       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Consent of instructor.       Activities: Laboratory

Guided clinical laboratory experience designed to develop mastery of advanced neonatal nurse practitioner skills.(FAM HLTH)

301.13  Transitions in Pediatric Illness: Acute Skills Application  (0.5 - 1 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): S. Staveski, M. Lynch       Prerequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in: NURSING 415.13A NURSING 283.05 Or instructor approval.

Restrictions: Restricted to students in the ACPNP, APPN, and APNN programs, or instructor approval.       Activities: Laboratory

Course provides students with the opportunity to practice clinical management skills for the pediatric patient requiring assessment and planning for acute diagnostic and therapeutic interventions. Case simulation and application of concept in practicing procedural skills will be utilized.(FAM HLTH)

301.15  Midwifery Skills Lab  (1 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): K. Dau, T. King       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Consent of instructor.       Activities: Laboratory

Guided clinical laboratory experience designed to develop mastery of advanced health assessment skills.(FAM HLTH)

301.20A  Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Health Assessment Skills Lab  (1 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): R. Garbez       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner students only.       Activities: Laboratory

Course provides an opportunity to apply theory in clinical practice to further develop skills and to extend clinical expertise in selected aspects of physiological nursing. Guided clinical laboratory experience designed to develop mastery of advanced skills in areas such as neurological, cardiac, pulmonary and musculoskeletal.(PHYS NURS)

301.21  Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Skills Lab  (1 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): L. Mackin       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Gerontological Nurse Practitioner students only.       Activities: Seminar

Guided clinical laboratory experience designed to develop mastery of advanced skills.(PHYS NURS)

301.24  Oncology-Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Skills Lab  (1 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): L. Mackin       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Oncology-Gerontological Nurse Practitioner students only.       Activities: Laboratory

Clinical laboratory experience designed to develop mastery of advanced skills.(PHYS NURS)

301.25A  Basic Interpretation of Chest X-Ray Skills Lab  (2 units)   Fall, Spring

Instructor(s): R. Bravo       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Laboratory

Guided clinical laboratory experience designed to give the nurse practitioner student a basic introduction to the principles of chest x-ray interpretation. This course utilizes a self-paced, programmed learning modality. Students review patient cases and x-ray images that are located in a computerized learning environment.(PHYS NURS)

301.25B  Clinical Electrocardiography for Nurse Practitioners  (1 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): B. Drew       Prerequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in N225

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Laboratory

Supervised experience in which students learn to interpret the standard 12-lead electrocardiogram and understand the implications for clinical decision-making.(PHYS NURS)

301.27A  Genomics Skills Lab  (1 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): B. Aouizerat       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Laboratory

Supervised experience in which students practice procedures or assessment skills relevant to genomics nursing practice.(PHYS NURS)

301.28  AGNP Advanced Health Assessment Skills Lab  (1 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): Concurrently taking N270 and N414 Clinical Practicum.

Restrictions: Adult Nurse Practitioner students.       Activities: Laboratory

Course provides an application of health assessment concepts & skills under the supervision of clinical preceptors. Performance of systematic health assessment of adults leading to a growing ability to differentiate between normal and abnormal findings.(COM HL SYS)

301.50  Behavioral Approaches for Diabetes Across the Lifespan (LAB)  (1 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): M. McGrath       Prerequisite(s): Must be concurrently enrolled in didactic course (N296B) Behavioral Approaches for Diabetes Across the Lifespan

Restrictions: Limited to 20       Activities: Laboratory

N301.50 Behavioral Approaches for Diabetes Management Across the Lifespan. Course focuses on the complex behavioral, educational, and family skills required to support patients in living with diabetes. The lab focuses on student skill development in varied forms of behavioral and family intervention (e.g. motivational interviewing; coping skills training, problem-solving interventions, behavioral goal setting and follow-up).(FAM HLTH)

414.02A  Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing Practicum  (0 - 1 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): D. Drew-Nord

Restrictions: Enrollment in the OEHN Program Specialty       Activities: Seminar, Field Work

This is a combination of structured and self-directed learning that provides students with two opportunities: To gain experience in the daily operations of an on-site OEHN service, specifically the management and consultation role functions, including worker's compensation program management, budgeting, regulatory compliance (OSHA standards, recordkeeping, ADA, FMLA), and case management processes/outcomes. 2)Differentiate between evidence-based changes and performance or regulatory....(COM HL SYS)

414.02B  Occupational/Environmental Health Program Planning Residency  (0 - 2 units)   §   Winter

Instructor(s): D. Drew-Nord       Prerequisite(s): nursing 414.02A

Activities: Seminar, Field Work

To apply concepts of program development and management within an organization to meet the needs of the workforce. Goal is to develop, implement, cost, and evaluate an occupational health and safety program tailored to the needs and culture of the organization and its employees, and within the legal, ethical and professional practice framework of occupational health nursing. When applicable the program will be developed using the PICO/PDSA process. Proposed programs will be based either on practice, business, or regulatory requirements.(COM HL SYS)

414.04  Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Clinical Practicum  (1 - 4 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Psychiatric Mental Health nursing students.       Activities: Conference

Course offers a supervised experience in which students learn skills of assessment, interventions and/or management in Psychiatric Mental Health nursing.(COM HL SYS)

414.04A  Clinical Practicum in Psychiatric Nursing: Health Assessment  (3 - 4 units)   Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): S. Borden, R. Delisser       Prerequisite(s): Nursing 270 Nursing 301.04 Nursing 414.04

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture, Clinical Experience/Patient Contact, Conference

Supervised experience in which students learn skills of assessment, interventions, and/or management. Focus of this experience is on comprehensive health assessment and health maintenance.(COM HL SYS)

414.04B  Clinical Practicum in Psychiatric Nursing:Psychiatric Crises  (2.5 - 3 units)   Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): A. Miller       Prerequisite(s): Nursing 414.04

Restrictions: None       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact, Conference

Supervised experience, in which students learn skills of assessment, interventions, and/or management. Focus of this practicum experience is on assessment and management of psychiatric emergencies.(COM HL SYS)

414.10  Family Nurse Practitioner Clinical Practicum  (1 - 4 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): B. Hollinger       Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of N270 and N301.10.

Restrictions: Family Nurse Practitioner students or by consent of instructor.       Activities: Clinical Clerkship

Supervised experience in which students learn skills of assessment, interventions and/or management applicable to family nurse practitioner.(FAM HLTH)

414.11  Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Clinical Practicum  (0.5 - 1 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): V. Keeton       Prerequisite(s): Concurrent registration in N301.11, N245.04, and N270.04

Restrictions: Consent of Instructor       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

This course serves as the introduction to the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner clinical experience. Students will observe and participate in select practicum experiences, under the guidance of their clinical faculty and/or preceptors. The experiences will involve care of newborns through adolescents in inpatient, outpatient, and/or school-based settings.(FAM HLTH)

414.12A  Neonatal Practicum in Intermediate Care  (1 - 4 units)   §   Fall, Winter

Instructor(s): A. Carley       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Consent of instructor.       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

Supervised experience in which students learn skills of assessment, interventions, and/or management applicable to neonatal nurse practitioner.(FAM HLTH)

414.12B  Neonatal Practicum in Transitional Care  (1 - 4 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): M. Lynch       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Consent of instructor       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

Supervised experience in which students learn skills of assessment, interventions, and/or management applicable to neonatal nurse practitioner.(FAM HLTH)

414.14  Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist Clinical Practicum  (1 - 4 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): A. Lyndon       Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of first quarter of advanced practice nursing specialty curricula (Health Assessment, Theory).

Restrictions: Perinatal MS students or consent of instructor.      

Supervised experience in which students learn skills of assessment, interventions, and/or management applicable to perinatal clinical nurse specialist practice.(FAM HLTH)

414.15A  Antepartum Clinical Practicum  (1 - 4 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): R. Kaplan       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Restricted to midwifery and women's health students or consent of instructor.      

Supervised experience in which students learn skills of assessment, interventions, and/or management applicable to midwifery and women's health practice.(FAM HLTH)

414.15B  Intrapartum Clinical Practicum  (1 - 8 units)   Fall, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): D. Anderson       Prerequisite(s): Students must be enrolled in nurse-midwifery specialty track. Prior attendance at FOR-approved electronic fetal monitoring course, neonatal resuscitation course, community childbirth education course.

Restrictions: Restricted to Nurse-Midwifery & Women's Health Nurse Practitioner students, or consent of instructor.       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

Supervised clinical experience in which the student integrates scientific knowledge and clinical practice to develop intrapartum and postpartum management skills.(FAM HLTH)

414.15C  Newborn Clinical Practicum  (1 - 4 units)   Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): C. Belew, M. Lynch

Restrictions: Midwifery and women's health students.       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

Supervised experience in which students learn skills of assessment, interventions, and/or management applicable to midwifery and women's health practice.(FAM HLTH)

414.15D  Gynecology Clinical Practicum  (1 - 4 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): C. Belew       Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of N259.01 Women's Reproductive Health and N259.04 Contraception in Primary Care.

Restrictions: Restricted to midwifery students.      

Supervised experience in which students learn skills of assessment, interventions, and/or management applicable to midwifery practice.(FAM HLTH)

414.15E  Antepartum Clinical Practicum: Centering Pregnancy  (1 - 4 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): R. Kaplan       Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of N414.15A

Restrictions: Restricted to midwifery and women's health students or consent of instructor.      

Supervised experience in which students learn skills of assessment, interventions, and/or management applicable to midwifery and women's health practice.(FAM HLTH)

414.15F  Advanced Nurse-Midwifery Simulation and Intrapartum Clinical  (1 - 5 units)   Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): D. Anderson, J. Shaw-Battista       Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of N414.15C or equivalent.

Restrictions: Restricted to midwifery and women's health students; qualified inter-professional students may enroll with consent of the instructor.       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

This course provides intrapartum and postpartum simulation sessions and supervised clinical experiences in which students learn skills of assessment, interventions, and management of advanced topics in maternity and women's health care.(FAM HLTH)

414.15G  Advanced Antepartum Clinical Practicum  (1.5 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): R. Kaplan       Prerequisite(s): NURSING 414.15A

Restrictions: enrollment in the second year of the nurse midwifery option       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

Opportunity to apply antepartum theory in advanced clinical practice and to further develop management skills and expertise in guided clinical experience under the supervision of a clinical preceptor.(FAM HLTH)

414.16  Neonatal/Pediatrics Clin. Nurse Specialist Clin. Practicum  (1 - 4 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): A. Carley       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Consent of instructor.       Activities: Conference

Supervised experience in which students learn skills of assessment, interventions, and/or management applicable to neonatal/pediatric clinical nurse specialist practice.(FAM HLTH)

414.20A  Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Clinical Practicum  (1 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): R. Bravo       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner students only.      

Course provides application of health assessment concepts and skills under supervision of clinical preceptors. Performance of systematic health assessment of healthy adults, and/or adults with stable acute or chronic illness. Development of an increasing ability to differentiate between normal and abnormal findings. Beginning development of the role of Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, with emphasis on the collaborative relationship and the continuum of care from primary to tertiary setting.(PHYS NURS)

414.20B  Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Clinical Practicum  (2 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Summer

Instructor(s): R. Garbez       Prerequisite(s): Completion of N414.20A and N301.20

Restrictions: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner students only.       Activities: Clinical Clerkship

Clinical experiences focus on the advancement of history and physical examination skills while acquiring proficiency in developing health promotion and maintenance plans for stable, hospitalized adults using clinical decision-making models.(PHYS NURS)

414.20C  Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Clinical Practicum  (2 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): M. Hawk       Prerequisite(s): Completion of N414.20B

Restrictions: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner students only       Activities: Clinical Clerkship

Clinical experiences focus on the episodic and/or chronic health needs of hospitalized adults. They will emphasize diagnosis and management of chronic illness, e.g. diabetes, coronary artery disease, COPD, GI and GU problems, and infectious diseases.(PHYS NURS)

414.20D  Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Clinical Practicum  (4 units)   Summer

Instructor(s): R. Bravo       Prerequisite(s): Completion of N301.20 and N414.20A NURSING 301.20A NURSING 414.20A

Restrictions: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner students only.       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

Clinical experiences focus on the episodic and/or chronic health needs of hospitalized adults and will emphasize diagnosis and management of chronic illness.(PHYS NURS)

414.20E  Emergency Pediatric Advanced Practice Practicum  (2 units)   §   Winter

Instructor(s): R. Garbez, G. Chan       Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of PALS or ENPC prior to beginning the clinical component

Restrictions: Enrollment as second year ACNP or CCT student Previous emergency department nursing experience and instructor approval       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

Clinical experience focused on assessment of pediatric patients in the emergency department with emphasis on acquiring knowledge and skills in advanced history and physical examination skills, pathophysiology, pharmacology and therapeutic interventions.(PHYS NURS)

414.21  Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Clinical Practicum  (1 - 4 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): L. Mackin       Prerequisite(s): Completion of N301.21 Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Skills Lab.

Restrictions: Gerontological Nurse Practitioner students only.      

Supervised experience in which students learn skills of assessment, interventions, and/or management.(PHYS NURS)

414.22  Gerontological Nursing Clinical Practicum  (1 - 4 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): L. Mackin       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Gerontological Nurse Practitioner students only.      

Supervised experience in which students learn skills of assessment, interventions, and/or management.(PHYS NURS)

414.23  Adult-Gerontology Nursing Practicum-Oncology  (1 - 4 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

Description: Supervised experience in which students learn skills of assessment, interventions, and/or management.(PHYS NURS)

414.25  Adult-Gerontology Nursing Practicum-Critical Care/Trauma  (1 - 4 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: None       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

Description: Supervised experience in which students learn skills of assessment, interventions, and/or management.(PHYS NURS)

414.25A  Basic Interpretation of Chest X-Ray Skills Lab  (2 units)   Fall, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): R. Bravo       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Laboratory

Description: Guided clinical laboratory experience designed to give the advanced practice nursing student a basic introduction to the principles of chest x-ray interpretation. This course utilizes a self-paced, programmed learning modality. Students review patient cases and x-ray images that are located in a computerized learning environment.(PHYS NURS)

414.25B  Clinical Electrocardiography  (1 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): B. Drew       Prerequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in N225.

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Laboratory

Supervised experience in which students learn to interpret the standard 12-lead electrocardiogram and understand the implications for clinical decision-making.(PHYS NURS)

414.26  Clinical Practicum (Introduction to CV Diagnostics)  (1 - 4 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Cardiovascular students only.      

Supervised experience in which students learn skills of assessment, interventions, and/or management.(PHYS NURS)

414.27A  Genomics Clinical Practicum  (1 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): B. Aouizerat       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: None.      

Supervised experience in which students learn skills of assessment, interventions, and/or management.(PHYS NURS)

414.27B  Practicum in Family History Taking and Pedigree Analysis  (1 - 4 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): C. Morgan       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Genomics-dual major students only.      

Supervised experience in which students learn skills of assessment, interventions, and/or management.(PHYS NURS)

414.28  AGNP Clinical Practicum  (1 - 2 units)   §   Fall, Winter

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): N301.01

Restrictions: Adult Nurse Practitioner Primary Care Practicum       Activities: Clinical Clerkship

This course provides students a supervised clinical experience in adult primary care in which students learn and apply advanced health assessment skills, health maintenance concepts, and the assessment and management of identified client health care maintenance needs.(COM HL SYS)

414.29  Adult-Gerontology Nursing Clinical Practicum  (1 - 4 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): L. Mackin       Prerequisite(s): No prerequisites

Restrictions: No restrictions       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

Supervised experience in which students learn skills of assessment, interventions, and/or management.(PHYS NURS)

415.03  Advanced Practice Public Health Nursing Residency  (2 - 12 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): EPIDEMIOL 190, NURSING 215, NURSING 234. Exceptions may be made with instructor approval.

Restrictions: Instructor approval.       Activities: Field Work

The residency provides students with the opportunity to apply and evaluate theories, concepts, and skills in a community/public health setting under the supervision of a preceptor. Residency focuses on role development as an advanced practice community/public health specialist through engagement in one of three learning projects: 1) conducting a community/public health-focused project; 2) design and complete a policy analysis project; or 3) design and completion of a research project.(COM HL SYS)

415.04  Clinical Residency in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing  (2 - 12 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): N257, N227

Restrictions: Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing students.       Activities: Conference

Course integrates scientific knowledge and clinical practice to develop advanced diagnostic, clinical decision making, and direct care skills in advanced practice psychiatric-mental health nursing. Includes application/integration of research, consultation and clinical leadership as appropriate.(COM HL SYS)

415.10  Family Nurse Practitioner Clinical Residency  (2 - 12 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): B. Hollinger       Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of N270 and N301.10

Restrictions: None.      

Opportunity in which the student integrates scientific knowledge and clinical practice to develop advanced diagnostic, clinical decision making, and hands-on-clinical skills in family nurse practitioner specialty. Includes application/integration of research, consultation, and clinical leadership as appropriate.(FAM HLTH)

415.11  Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Clinical Residency  (2 - 12 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of N301.11.

Restrictions: Advanced Practice Pediatric Nursing, Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner student or consent of instructor.      

Opportunity in which the student integrates scientific knowledge and clinical practice to develop advanced assessment and diagnostic, clinical decision making, and hands-on-clinical skills in the pediatric nurse practitioner specialty. Includes application/integration of research, consultation, and clinical leadership as appropriate.(FAM HLTH)

415.12  Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Clinical Residency  (2 - 12 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): A. Carley       Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of N301.12 or consent of instructor.

Restrictions: None.      

Opportunity in which the student integrates scientific knowledge and clinical practice to develop advanced assessment and diagnostic, clinical decision making, and hands-on-clinical skills in the neonatal nurse practitioner specialty. Includes application/integration of research, consultation, and clinical leadership as appropriate.(FAM HLTH)

415.13A  Pediatric Transitional Care Clinical Residency  (3 units)   Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): M. Lynch, S. Staveski       Prerequisite(s): NURSING 415.11 Concurrent enrollment in ACPNP Chronic Seminar or permission of the instructor.

Restrictions: Enrolled Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (ACPNP) students and post-masters ACPNP students.       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

Opportunity in which the student integrates scientific knowledge and clinical practice to develop emerging advanced assessment, diagnostic, and clinical management skills in pediatric specialty/chronic care practice settings, under the supervision of a clinical preceptor. Focus is on detailed data gathering, refinement of physical exam skills, and development of a problem list in the child with a chronic condition.(FAM HLTH)

415.13B  Acute Care Pediatric Nursing Practitioner Clinical Residency  (2 - 6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): M. Lynch, S. Staveski       Prerequisite(s): Nursing 415.13A

Restrictions: Enrolled Acute Care Pediatric Nursing Practitioner (ACPNP) students and postmasters ACPNP students.       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

Opportunity in which the student integrates scientific knowledge and clinical practice to develop advanced assessment, diagnostic and clinical management skills, including clinical procedures, in pediatric acute and/or critical care practice settings, under the supervision of a clinical preceptor. Progression in competency is expected over the three quarters of this course in all areas.(FAM HLTH)

415.14  Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist Clinical Residency  (2 - 12 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): A. Lyndon       Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of first two quarters of advanced practice nursing specialty curricula (Health Assessment, Theory, Human Pathophysiology and Aging, Pharmacology, Research).

Restrictions: Perinatal MS students or consent of instructor.      

Opportunity in which the student integrates scientific knowledge and clinical practice to develop advanced assessment and diagnostic, clinical decision making, and hands-on-clinical skills in perinatal clinical nurse specialty practice. Includes application/integration of research, consultation, and clinical leadership as appropriate.(FAM HLTH)

415.15  Nurse-Midwifery and Women's Health Clinical Residency  (2 - 12 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): K. Dau, J. Shaw-Battista

Restrictions: Restricted to midwifery and women's health students. Consent of instructor.       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact, Laboratory

Opportunity in which the student integrates scientific knowledge and clinical practice to develop advanced diagnostic, clinical decision making, and hands-on-clinical skills in the selected clinical specialty. Includes application/integration of research, consultation, and clinical leadership as appropriate.(FAM HLTH)

415.16  Neonatal/Pediatrics Clinical Nurse Specialist Clinical Res.  (2 - 12 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): A. Carley       Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of N301.12 or consent of instructor.

Restrictions: None.      

Opportunity in which the student integrates scientific knowledge and clinical practice to develop advanced assessment and diagnostic, clinical decision making, and hands-on-clinical skills in neonatal/pediatrics clinical nurse specialist specialty. Includes application/integration of research, consultation, and clinical leadership as appropriate.(FAM HLTH)

415.20A  Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Clinical Residency  (3 units)   §   Fall

Instructor(s): R. Garbez       Prerequisite(s): Completion of N301.20. Satisfactory completion of N414.20A.

Restrictions: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner students only.      

Opportunity in which the student integrates scientific knowledge and clinical practice to develop advanced diagnostic, clinical decision making, and hands-on-clinical skills in acute care nurse practitioner practice settings. Includes application and integration of research, consultation, and clinical leadership as appropriate.(PHYS NURS)

415.20B  Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Clinical Residency  (3 units)   §   Winter

Instructor(s): R. Bravo       Prerequisite(s): Completion of N415.20A; satisfactory completion of Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Clinical Residency.

Restrictions: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner students only.       Activities: Clinical Clerkship

Clinical experiences focus on the advancement of history and physical examination skills while acquiring proficiency in developing health promotion and maintenance plans for stable, hospitalized adults using clinical decision-making models.(PHYS NURS)

415.20C  Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Clinical Residency  (8 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): R. Garbez       Prerequisite(s): N414.20B or N415.20B

Restrictions: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner students only.       Activities: Clinical Clerkship

Culminating clinical experience in the role of the ACNP, with emphasis on student's specialty interest such as cardiopulmonary, critical care, or Emergency Department/Trauma. Emphasizes the ACNP as principal provider of care, with a designated team, for a specific patient care environment or a specific population. Focus is on the development of the nurse practitioner in an acute care setting, emphasizing detailed data gathering and refinement of physical examination skills.(PHYS NURS)

415.20D  Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Clinical Residency  (2 - 12 units)   §   Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): R. Bravo       Prerequisite(s): N415.20C

Restrictions: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner students only.       Activities: Clinical Clerkship

Culminating clinical experience in the role of the ACNP, with emphasis on student's specialty interest such as cardiopulmonary, critical care, or Emergency Department/Trauma. Emphasizes the ACNP as principal provider of care, with a designated team, for a specific patient care environment or a specific population. Focus is on the development of the nurse practitioner in an acute care setting, emphasizing detailed data gathering, refinement of physical examination skills.(PHYS NURS)

415.21  Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Clinical Residency  (2 - 12 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): L. Mackin       Prerequisite(s): Completion of N301.21 and N414.21.

Restrictions: Gerontological Nurse Practitioner students only.      

Opportunity in which the student integrates scientific knowledge and clinical practice to develop advanced diagnostic, clinical decision making, and hands-on-clinical skills in the selected Gerontological Nurse Practitioner specialty. Includes application/integration of research, consultation, and clinical leadership as appropriate.(PHYS NURS)

415.22  Gerontological Nursing Clinical Residency  (2 - 12 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): L. Mackin       Prerequisite(s): Completion of N301.21 and N414.21.

Restrictions: Gerontological Nurse Practitioner students only.      

Opportunity in which the student integrates scientific knowledge and clinical practice to develop advanced diagnostic, clinical decision making, and hands-on-clinical skills in the selected (clinical) specialty. Includes application/integration of research, consultation, and clinical leadership as appropriate.(PHYS NURS)

415.23  Adult-Gerontology Nursing Residency-Oncology  (2 - 12 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist- Oncology students only.       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

Opportunity in which the student integrates scientific knowledge and clinical practice to develop advanced diagnostic, clinical decision making, and hands-on-clinical skills in the Oncology specialty. Includes application/integration of research, consultation, and clinical leadership as appropriate.(PHYS NURS)

415.25  Adult-Gerontology Nursing Residency- Critical Care/Trauma  (2 - 12 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist-Critical Care/Trauma students only.       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

Opportunity in which the student integrates scientific knowledge and clinical practice to develop advanced diagnostic, clinical decision making, and hands-on-clinical skills in Critical Care/Trauma specialty. Includes application/integration of research, consultation, and clinical leadership as appropriate.(PHYS NURS)

415.26  Cardiovascular Clinical Residency  (2 - 12 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): N216A.

Restrictions: Cardiovascular students only.      

Opportunity in which the student integrates scientific knowledge and clinical practice to develop advanced diagnostic, clinical decision making, and hands-on-clinical skills in cardiovascular specialty. Includes application/integration of research, consultation, and clinical leadership as appropriate.(PHYS NURS)

415.28A  Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Residency  (1 - 3 units)   Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): Must be concurrently enrolled N245B and N246, or w/consent of instructor

Restrictions: see prerequisites       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

Course provides clinical residency experiences supervised by an NP or MD with an Adult Gerontology population. Students will refine history and physical examination skills, oral presentations and develop differential diagnoses and a plan of care for patients presenting with problem specific symptoms and/or health related issues.(COM HL SYS)

415.28B  Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Residency  (1 - 12 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): nursing 415.28A

Restrictions: Limited to students enrolled in the adult gerontology primary care nurse practitioner specialty programs.       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

Course offers students the opportunity to integrate scientific knowledge and evidenced-base practice for primary and specialty care of adolescents and adults across the lifespan. Emphasis is on the development of the nurse practitioner role in a variety of clinical settings.(COM HL SYS)

415.29  Adult-Gerontology Nursing Clinical Residency  (2 - 12 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): L. Mackin       Prerequisite(s): No prerequisites

Restrictions: No restrictions       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

Opportunity in which the student integrates scientific knowledge and clinical practice to develop advanced diagnostic, clinical decision making, and hands-on-clinical skills in the adult-gerontology population foci. Includes application/integration of research, consultation, and clinical leadership as appropriate.(PHYS NURS)

434  Teaching Residency  (4 - 12 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Activities: Laboratory

Course provides the opportunity to apply and evaluate theories, concepts and skills in the work setting under the supervision of a preceptor.(COM HL SYS, FAM HLTH, PHYS NURS, SOC BEH SC)

436  Teaching Practicum  (1 - 8 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Activities: Laboratory

Course provides supervised practice in selected components of the teaching role in nursing.(COM HL SYS, FAM HLTH, PHYS NURS, SOC BEH SC)

445  System Intervention in Pediatric Nursing.  (2 units)   §   Spring

Instructor(s): J. Chen       Prerequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in N404.02.

Activities: Clinical Clerkship

Clinical experience focuses on program/process/practice assessment, planning, and intervention in (a) pediatric specialty setting(s) to improve client care processes within the setting and/or across setting boundaries.(FAM HLTH)

467  Teaching Residency  (1 - 3 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): Admission to doctoral study and consent of advisor.

Activities: Laboratory

Course offers students an opportunity to engage in teaching with selected faculty.(COM HL SYS, FAM HLTH, PHYS NURS, SOC BEH SC)

470  Administration Residency  (2 - 12 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): Completion of N287A,B and D with a grade B or higher and concent of instructor.

Activities: Laboratory

Course provides opportunity to apply and evaluate theories, concepts, and skills in the work setting under the supervision of az preceptor.(COM HL SYS)

471  Practicum in Health Policy  (1 - 8 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): N253, N262A, S228.

Activities: Laboratory

Course provides an opportunity to learn hands-on policy and research analysis working with faculty on a policy or research project. Guided laboratory experience is designed to develop mastery in poluicy analysis or research(SOC BEH SC)

472  Health Policy Residency  (2 - 8 units)   §   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): N253, N262A, S228.

Activities: Laboratory

Course provides an opportunity to apply and evaluate policy theories, concepts and skills in health policy under the supervision of a health policy faculty member or preceptor in a health policy setting.(SOC BEH SC)

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