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261  Interprofessional Counseling for Behavior Change Workshop  (0.5 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): M. Tierney       Prerequisite(s): none

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

Course provides the students with an opportunity to practice interviewing and counseling for behavior change skills within the context of an interprofessional, team-based learning environment.

413.04  PMHNP Advanced Health Assessment Skills Lab  (1 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): R. De Lisser       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.

413.10  Family Health Care Skills Lab  (1 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): M. Ramirez-Mclaughlin, L. Mihaly, B. Neuwirth, M. Buchholz       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Consent of instructor.       Activities: Laboratory

Guided clinical laboratory experience designed to develop mastery of advanced health assessment skills.

413.10A  Advanced Practice Nursing Primary Care Procedures Lab  (0 - 0.5 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): M. Ramirez-Mclaughlin, B. Neuwirth       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: No restrictions       Activities: Laboratory

In this course, through a series of labs, advanced practice nursing students will engage in hands-on experience performing a variety of common primary care procedures including, but not limited to, microscopy, long-acting reversible contraceptive methods, and outpatient dermatology procedures. Students will learn indications, risks, benefits, and alternatives of the various procedures; patient management; and patient follow-up.

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

Instructor(s): B. Gramkowski, J. Hunter, T. Lambright       Prerequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in N270

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, procedures, and history taking through practice in both the laboratory and clinical settings with a focus on the pediatric population.

413.12  Neonatal Skills Lab  (1 units)   Winter

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

Restrictions: Consent of instructor.       Activities: Direct - Lab-Skills, Student - Lab-Skills

This skills lab will prepare the advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) to plan for and provide care for neonatal patients across neonatal care settings, from convalescence through acute illness. Integration of theoretical concepts with neonatal physiology and pathophysiology will be supported through interactive exercises that develop assessment and management skills necessary for practice in the neonatal care setting. Development of skills in neonatal procedures.

413.13  Advanced Skills Application in Acute Care Pediatrics  (1 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): M. Lynch, S. Staveski       Prerequisite(s): Completion of the following year 1 Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner specialty program coursework: NURSING 245.06, SKILLSLAB 413.11, NURSING 246.06A, NURSING 415.11A. Or active enrollment as an Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner specialty post-graduate student, or instructor approval.

Restrictions: Enrollment as an Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner specialty student, or as a Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner specialty post-graduate student, or instructor approval.       Activities: Direct - Lab-Skills

This course provides students with the opportunity to obtain basic and advanced clinical skills for the pediatric patient requiring acute evaluation and management. Emphasis is placed on applying evidence-based practice concepts related to information gathering, advanced physical assessment, patient presentation, and procedural skills across the spectrum of pediatric acute care.

413.15A  Skills Lab for Sexual, Reproductive and Gender Health  (0.5 - 2 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): NSL 413.15

Restrictions: Must be enrolled in the Nurse-Midwifery/Women's Health Nurse Practitioner specialty.       Activities: Laboratory

This laboratory course focuses on development of necessary clinical and communication skills for safely and respectfully providing high quality nurse-midwifery and women’s health care. Student skill development will be specific to advanced practice management in outpatient and inpatient settings, including procedures requiring both technical skill and communication skill.

413.20A  Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Health Assessment Skills Lab  (1 units)   Fall

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

Restrictions: Adult Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner students only.       Activities: Direct - Discussion, Student - Lab-Skills, Student - Independent Study

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 physical assessment and exam skills.

413.25B  Clinical Electrocardiography Skills Lab  (1 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): M. Pelter       Prerequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in N225

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Direct - Lab-Skills, Student - Lab-Skills

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

413.28  AGNP Advanced Health Assessment Skills Lab  (1 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): H. Horvath       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner students.       Activities: Laboratory

Supervised application of health assessment concepts and skills. Students perform systematic health assessments of adults with a focus on differentiating normal from abnormal findings.

413.29  Adult-Gero Clinical Nurse Specialist Health Assessment  (1 units)   Fall

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

Restrictions: None        Activities: Direct - Lab-Skills, Student - Lab-Skills

Guided learning activity to develop advanced nursing practice health assessment and physical examination skills. Learners practice various health and physical assessments of adults and older adults with a focus on differentiating normal from abnormal findings.

413.50  Behavioral Approaches for Diabetes Across the Lifespan Lab  (1 units)   Spring

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).