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Nursing (NURS-RN) Courses

Upper-Division

NURS-RN 306 E-LEARNING PREPARATION FOR THE RN (1-0-1)(F,S,SU). Prepares RNs in understanding how to be successful in the online/ distance completion option in the School of Nursing at Boise State University. PREREQ: Admission to program track.

NURS-RN 350 PROFESSIONAL TRANSITIONS IN NURSING FOR THE RN (3-0-3)(F,S,SU). Introductory course designed to meet the learning needs of registered nurses who want to continue their professional education and receive a baccalaureate degree in nursing. Emphasis on role transition and professional communication. PREREQ: Admission to program track.

NURS-RN 392 NURSING RESEARCH AND EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICE (3-0-3)(F,S,SU). Introduction to the research process. Emphasis on defining researchable problems, analyzing steps in the research process, and utilizing research in the practice setting. PREREQ: Admission to program track, ENGL 102. PRE/COREQ: a statistics course.

NURS-RN 416 COMMUNITY AND POPULATION HEALTH NURSING (3-0-3)(F,S). Concepts and principles of community and population health nursing in professional practices. PREREQ: Admission to program track, NURS-RN 392.

NURS-RN 417 COMMUNITY AND POPULATION HEALTH NURSING LAB (0-9-3)(F,S). Application of community and population heath nursing concepts and principles in professional practice. PREREQ: Admission to program track, NURS-RN 392. PRE/COREQ: NURS-RN 416.

NURS-RN 420 POLICY, POWER, AND VOICE (3-0-3)(F,S,SU). Use of personal power to plan career goals. Exploration of nurses’ personal and collective power and voice to participate as leaders and advocates in health policy process. PREREQ: Admission to program track, NURS-RN 392.

NURS-RN 422 CARE COORDINATION AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (3-0-3)(F,S,SU). This course focuses on health care coordination and resource management, using the principles of collaborative interprofessional practice and health information management to deliver safe and appropriate patient care. PREREQ: Admission to program track.

NURS-RN 424 NURSING LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT (3-0-3)(F,S). Focuses on application of leadership theories, principles, evidence based practice, personal and professional accountability and ethical decision making strategies that impact the health of individuals, groups, communities and society. PREREQ: Admission to program track, NURS 392 or NURS-RN 392.

NURS-RN 425 NURSING LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT LAB (0-6-2)(F,S). Clinical application of leadership and management concepts, tailored to student expertise and professional goals. PREREQ: Admission to program track, NURS-RN 392. PRE/COREQ: NURS-RN 424.

NURS-RN 428 NURSING ROLES IN HEALTHY AGING (2-0-2)(F,S,SU). Focuses on the role of the nurse from a holistic perspective in promoting healthy aging and healthy adaptation to disease processes and issues common to the older adult. PREREQ: Admission to program track.

NURS-RN 430 SELECTED TOPICS IN NURSING CARE OF VULNERABLE POPULATION (1-0-1)(F,S,SU). Provides a philosophical and practical overview of nursing care of specific vulnerable populations. Topics covered include legal and ethical issues, decision making, professional values, nursing roles, and patient/family centered care that addresses physical, psychological, and social wellbeing. May be repeated up to 4 credits. PREREQ: Admission to program track.

NURS-RN 432 PREPARING FOR GRADUATE EDUCATION AND ADVANCED PRACTICE (2-0-2)(F,S, SU). Explores graduate education opportunities and provides knowledge, skills and abilities needed for success in graduate programs of nursing. PREREQ: Admission to program track, NURS 392 or NURS-RN 392.

NURS-RN 434 PLANNING FOR A FINANCIALLY SAVVY CAREER AND RETIREMENT (1-0-1)(F,S,SU). This course will acquaint the student with concepts of financial management and retirement planning. Skills will be derived to complete and understand budgets and future planning. PREREQ: Admission to the program track.

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