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Professional Program inNursing

Courses Offered

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  • Prerequisites
  • General Education
  • Writing Emphasis
  • Travel Course
  • Repeatable
  • Additional Fees
Credits 1-4
Field Exp
NURSING-299

Travel Course

  • Pre-Requisites
  • General Education
  • Travel Course
  • Repeatable

Travel courses are conducted to various parts of the world and are led by one or more faculty members. May be repeated to different locations.

Prerequisites
P: cons of instr & prior trip arr & financial deposit.
  • Gen Ed: Global Culture
  • Travel Course
  • Course is repeatable for credit.
Credits 4
Lecture
Spring
Fall
NURSING-317

Health Assessment

  • Pre-Requisites

Techniques of health history and physical examination to ascertain normal from variation of normal health conditions, in addition cultural and developmental variations are considered.

Prerequisites
P: major in Nursing and RN license.
Credits 3
Lecture
Spring
Fall
NURSING-407

Foundations of Professional Nursing Practice

Philosophical perspectices, theories, and standards are applied to the practice of professional nursing. Factors influencing nursing/health care delivery are analyzed. Professional communication skills are enhanced.

Prerequisites
P: Nursing Major and RN License
Credits 3
Lecture
Spring
Fall
NURSING-441

Chronic Care Management

  • Pre-Requisites

Exploration of interaction of biological, psychological, social, and environmental factors important to understanding management of chronic conditions at the individual, family, community, and societal levels.

Prerequisites
P: Nursing major and RN license
Credits 3
Lecture
Spring
Fall
NURSING-446

Research and Evidence-Based Practice

  • Pre-Requisites

This course introduces the importance of research to improve clinical practice, strategies to evaluate the quality of research and evidence, and increase integration of research into practice.

Prerequisites
P: Nursing Major and RN license; Math 260, Comm Sci 205 or Bus Adm 216 or conc enrl.
Credits 3
Lecture
Spring
Fall
NURSING-447

Leadership and Management

  • Pre-Requisites

Examines nursing leadership and management using relevant theories and concepts. Analyze decision making in relation to delegation, supervision, and group process.

Prerequisites
P: Nursing Major and RN License
Credits 3
Lecture
Spring
Fall
NURSING-453

Information Management and Healthcare Technology

  • Pre-Requisites

Utilize computer and information/decision science to support quality and safety in health care. Explore informatics issues and examine nursing's role in healthcare technology. Opportunities to use and master various healthcare technologies and healthcare data will be given.

Prerequisites
P: Nursing major and RN license
Credits 3
Lecture
Spring
Fall
NURSING-454

Community Health Nursing

  • Pre-Requisites

This course provides an overview of community nursing theory, roles, tools and skills needed to promote the health of individuals, families, and populations in communities.

Prerequisites
P: Nursing Major and RN License
Credits 3
Field Exp
Spring
Fall
NURSING-455

Community Health Nursing Practicum

  • Pre-Requisites

Community Health Nursing Practicum complements the theory, models, and concepts learned in Community Health Nursing. It is a practice component that brings community health nursing into reality. The focus is on disease prevention and health promotion for individuals, families, aggregates, and communities.

Prerequisites
P: Major in Nursing: Nursing 454 or concurrent enrollment
Credits 3
Ind Study
Spring
Fall
NURSING-478

Honors in the Major

  • Pre-Requisites

Prerequisites
P: min 3.50 all cses req for major and min gpa 3.75 all UL cses req for major.
Credits 3
Lecture
NURSING-487

Evidence-Based Nursing Practice

  • Pre-Requisites

This course focuses on the evaluation and utilization of research and other sources of knowledge necessary to address patient needs and provide quality care. Course content covers methods, appraisal, and utilization of research findings with the goal of implementing best practices. Barriers to the use of evidence-based practice and facilitating innovations within the workplace are addressed.

Prerequisites
P: Math 260, Comm Sci 205 or Bus Adm 215 or conc enrl.
Credits 3
Lecture
Spring
Fall
NURSING-490

Synthesis for Nursing Practice

Course focus is synthesis of professional nursing roles introduced in previous courses. In addition, nursing theories are analyzed in light of their value to practice. Nursing's societal involvement is emphasized.

Prerequisites
P: Major in Nursing; Nursing 407, 441, 446, 447, 453, 454, 455, and 492 or conc enrl.
Credits 2-4
Lecture
NURSING-492

Special Topics in Nursing

Course topics vary. Typical topics include Nursing Care of Older Adults, Pharmacology, Pathophysiology, Women's Health Care, Informatics, School Health.

Prerequisites
P: major in Nursing.
  • Course is repeatable to 12 credits.
Credits 1-4
Ind Study
Spring
Fall
NURSING-498

Independent Study

Independent study is offered on an individual basis at the student's request and consists of a program of learning activities planned in consultation with a faculty member. A student wishing to study or conduct research in an area not represented in available scheduled courses should develop a preliminary proposal and seek the sponsorship of a faculty member. The student's advisor can direct him or her to instructors with appropriate interests. A written report or equivalent is required for evaluation, and a short title describing the program must be sent early inthe semester to the registrar for entry on the student's transcript.

Prerequisites
P: fr or so st with cum gpa > or = 2.50; or jr or sr st with cum gpa > or = 2.00.
  • Course is repeatable for credit.
Credits 1-6
Field Exp
NURSING-499

Travel Course

  • Pre-Requisites
  • General Education
  • Travel Course
  • Repeatable

Travel courses are conducted to various parts of the world and are led by one or more faculty members. May be repeated to different locations.

Prerequisites
P: cons of instr & prior trip arr & financial deposit.
  • Gen Ed: Global Culture
  • Travel Course
  • Course is repeatable for credit.

Department Info

  • Professional Program in Nursing, RH 325
    UW-Green Bay, 2420 Nicolet Dr
    Green Bay, WI 54311-7001
  • (920) 465-2826 or (888) 674-8942