Nursing and Health Professions

Courses

NHP 680 Informatics in the Health Professions 2.0 Credits

This course introduces the concepts of informatics in the health professions and how data, information and knowledge, through technology, can be applied to healthcare administration, education, practice and research. The goal of the course is to understand the role of health professional informatics in improving patient care outcomes.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

NHP 760 Academia for Health Professionals 1.0 Credit

Students will be introduced to the organizational structures and functions commonly found in universities and colleges. Internal and external environmental issues of higher education and professional development will be discussed. Familiarity with the context of academic environments will enable to student to understand their roles and responsibilities as faculty members.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

NHP 762 Health Professional Education 3.0 Credits

This course is an introduction to teaching methods used in educating health professional students. Foundational aspects of teaching methodology, including theories of teaching, learning and student assessment, will be reviewed.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

NHP 766 Health Promotion, Fitness and Wellness 2.0 Credits

This course provides students with an introduction to health promotion and wellness strategies and interventions to improve functional mobility, physical activity, fitness and participation in daily activities and active leisure in persons with or without disabilities. Environmental facilitators and barriers to healthy lifestyles will be considered in the design of health promotion and wellness interventions.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

NHP 767 Leadership & Professional Issues 2.0 Credits

This course is an exploration of two areas of leadership development and practice: 1) the art and science of leadership in the health professions including theory, skills and applications; and 2) critical issues facing the health professions.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

NHP 810 Biostatistical Applications 2.0 Credits

As a follow-up to univariate analyses presented in introductory courses, concepts of multivariate analysis are presented to facilitate understanding of these analyses in current literature and to introduce their use and interpretation. Course includes laboratory application of selected statistical analyses relevant to individual research needs using the SPSS software tool.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: RSCH 519 [Min Grade: B] and RHAB 814 [Min Grade: B]

NHP 818 Clinical Question Development 1.0 Credit

This course consists of identifying the research question or project for the clinical dissertation, developing a timeline for completion, and reviewing the relevant literature.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 4 times for 5 credits
Prerequisites: RSCH 758 [Min Grade: B]

NHP 819 Advanced Clinical Practicum 1.0-3.0 Credit

This course is designed to provide an individualized advanced-level mentored experience to integrate didactic knowledge and enhance clinical skills in a specialty practice area. Students are expected to develop a learning contract with specific objectives, and work with their faculty advisor to identify resources needed to successfully complete this practicum.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 3 times for 12 credits

NHP 824 Teaching Practicum I 1.0 Credit

The student has the opportunity to apply teaching methodologies, including writing objectives, preparing and presenting content, and assessing student learning in a selected unit, or units, of instruction under the supervision of the course instructor. The student, instructor and advisor develop a contract reflecting current abilities and development needs in teaching.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: NHP 762 [Min Grade: B]

NHP 825 Teaching Practicum II 2.0 Credits

Course consists of application of selected aspects of teaching in higher education. The student, instructor and advisor develop a contract reflecting current abilities and development needs in teaching. Individually identified competencies include assisting with planning, preparing, presenting and evaluating a course with instructor’s supervision.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: NHP 762

NHP 826 Teaching Practicum III 3.0 Credits

Course consists of activities culminating in meeting minimal competencies for teaching in institutions of higher learning. The student, instructor and advisor develop a contract reflecting current abilities and development needs in teaching. Individually identified competencies include tasks such as responsibility for planning, preparing, presenting and evaluating a course with supervision.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: NHP 762 [Min Grade: B]

NHP 827 Clinical Dissertation Research I 1.0 Credit

Through clinical dissertation a student produces an original contribution of knowledge. Clinical Dissertation I consists of developing the proposal, completing any pilot projects that may be required and defending the proposal.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 4 times for 5 credits
Prerequisites: NHP 818 [Min Grade: B] and RSCH 813 [Min Grade: B] and RSCH 770 [Min Grade: B] and NHP 810 [Min Grade: B] and (RSCH 759 [Min Grade: B] or RSCH 519 [Min Grade: B])

NHP 828 Clinical Dissertation Research II 1.0 Credit

Through dissertation a student produces an original contribution of knowledge. Clinical Dissertation Research II consists of obtaining IRB approval, as needed, and implementing the proposed project. This may include data collection and analysis.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 4 times for 5 credits
Prerequisites: NHP 827 [Min Grade: CR]

NHP 829 Clinical Dissertation Research III 1.0 Credit

Through dissertation a student produces an original contribution of knowledge. Clinical Dissertation III consists of developing the dissemination product, defending the clinical dissertation and disseminating the project.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 4 times for 5 credits
Prerequisites: NHP 828 [Min Grade: CR]

NHP 832 Leadership Practicum 3.0 Credits

This course is designed for students interested in an administration and leadership mentored practicum to assist them in meeting their future career goals. Students are expected to develop a learning contract with specific objectives, and work with their faculty advisor to identify the resources needed to successfully complete this practicum.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

NHP I899 Independent Study in Nursing and Health Professions 1.0-4.0 Credit

Independent study is offered to graduate students to afford them the opportunity to develop various components of their research or for content related to their interests. The course is structured with a contract and is designed to allow students access to avenues and resources (personnel, mentorship, institutional) to enrich their learning.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

NHP T880 Special Topics in Nursing and Health Professions 1.0-4.0 Credit

Course consists of content that faculty or students have requested to meet special needs or interests. Content is variable and offered on a one-time, infrequent, or trial basis. Actual course description will be determined by the instructor.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

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