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NSS100 NSS100 Thinking Critical for Success

This course is required of all new students at Concordia with any PSEO (Post Secondary Enrollment Option) credits or less than 20 hours of transfer credit. Its purpose is to help students use critical thinking skills to pursue academic success, to continue developing a sense of vocational direction, to cultivate an academic and interpersonal community, to assume responsibility for vocational choices, within the context of the Lutheran Christian tradition.

NSS110 NSS110 Reflective Learner

This course introduces areas that contribute to the success of the learner. These areas include goal setting, life skills, time management, learning skills, writing, personal life balance and computer literacy. Participants will be introduced to collaborative learning and self-directedness as it pertains to an accelerated program.

NSS20X NSS20X Going Back to College

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NSS25X NSS25X Critical Thinking and Inquiry

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NSS30X NSS30X Personal Resource Development

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NSS35X NSS35X Educational & Prof Assessment

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NUR-330 Ethics & Decision Making

This course examines the fundamental ethical theories, principles, Christian virtues, and models of decision-making designed, to support the complex issues nurses face today. At the completion of this course students will have a greater understanding of the ethical principles applied to nursing practice and health care delivery settings. Basic ethical principles relating to research with human subjects will be explored. The Christian ethic of social justice is explored with the emphasis upon

NUR-345 Prof. Practice & Role Develpmt

This course explores the historical, current, and future outlook of nursing practice. Students will critically examine the current and emerging trends for the nurse�s role in health care delivery. Professional accountability is emphasized through reinforcement of the profession�s Code of Ethics for Nurses and the Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice, and Nursing�s Social Policy Statement. Emphasis will be placed on how social policy may influence nursing practice and healthcare delivery.

NUR-360 Transclt Nursing/Adv Hlth Asmt

The content of this course is designed to advance skills in health assessment, including physical, behavioral, psychological, spiritual, family history, socioeconomic, and environmental, and will further broaden and advance the student�s knowledge of human diversity and global awareness. Frameworks that support culturally competent care will be analyzed. The student will gain understanding of specific cultural phenomena and apply knowledge of the phenomena to assessment and intervention

NUR-375 Evidence-Based Practice

This course provides a basis for analysis and application of current nursing qualitative and quantitative research to the practice of nursing. The research process is examined and utilized to provide a foundation for students to critically examine published research articles and guidelines. Barriers to integrating evidence to practice will be analyzed with potential solutions explored within the course.

NUR-400 Ldrshp & Mgmt in Nursing

This course is focused on development of leadership and management skills necessary for effective nursing practice. Theories of leadership and management are introduced, and management roles and functions reviewed. An overview of finance and healthcare reimbursement will be provided along with nursing�s contribution to organizational finance explored. Collaboration and communication with interdisciplinary teams will be analyzed, and students will practice strategies for negotiation and conflict

NUR-430 Nursing Informatics

This course introduces students to healthcare information systems and basic informatics concepts. The impact of technology to safeguard nursing practice and patient outcomes will be examined. Emphasis is placed on the management of information, knowledge, and technology to support efficiency, encourage effective communication, enhance the quality and safety of patient care, and ensure accurate documentation and revenue capture. Efficiency and accuracy of data collection for regulatory purposes

NUR-445 Intro to Care Coord/Case Mgmt

This course will compare health reform goals and the role of care coordination and case management in supporting improved quality and safety of care for individuals and populations, and controlling cost through the efficient and effective use of resources that mitigates fragmentation of communication of health information and delivery of services. The nurse�s role in patient-centered care coordination is explored with emphasis on care transitions and care coordination models for the different

NUR-460 Community Health Nursing

This course focuses on the role of the nurse providing population focused nursing care supporting clinical prevention. The history of community health will be reviewed and contrasted with the current roles in community health nursing. Concepts of health promotion, disease prevention, epidemiology, environmental health and emergency/disaster preparedness are explored. Health policy will be analyzed within and outside the United States and as to its impact on health disparities, health, the

NUR-475 Nursing Capstone

This capstone course emphasizes reflective practice and integration of learning obtained during student�s liberal arts and fundamental nursing course journey. Students will refine their personal philosophy of nursing, to include his/her beliefs regarding the four major concepts of nursing (nurse, client, health and environment) and their interface to the interprofessional team, and the evolving context of healthcare. Short- and long-term professional goals will be identified to include their

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