Course Descriptions

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Remedial Course Descriptions

ENG 90: Developmental English
Delivery Modality: Online (online didactic instruction); self-paced, instructor-guided
Semester Credits: 0
Contact Hours: 45
The focus of this course is on preparing learners to work with and to compose college-level texts in English Composition. Topics covered include: reading and comprehending texts from various genres; drafting, revising, editing, and proofreading texts; expanding learner vocabulary; identifying and applying rhetorical strategies; analyzing texts for their main ideas and major and minor supporting details; using critical thinking skills when reading and writing; and working responsibly with others’ ideas using basic source documentation.
Note: This course is not a required part of any academic program; is not college-level; is not Title IV eligible; is not part of any institutional or programmatic accreditation grant; and is offered as a means of preparation for college-level English courses, with pass/fail grading.

MAT 90: Pre-Algebra
Delivery Modality: Online (online didactic instruction); self-paced, instructor-guided
Semester Credits: 0
Contact Hours: 45
The focus of this course is to prepare the learners for Algebra. Topics covered include: performing operations with integers, fractions, and decimals; solving application problems involving integers, fractions, and decimals; performing basic algebra skills including identifying algebraic components, combining like terms, and using the distributive property; introduction to percentages.
Note: This course is not a required part of any academic program; is not college-level; is not Title IV eligible; is not part of any institutional or programmatic accreditation grant; and is offered as a means of preparation for college-level English courses, with pass/fail grading.

General Education Course Descriptions

ENG 120: English Composition 1
Delivery Modality: Online (online didactic instruction)
Semester Credits: 3 (Didactic)
Contact Hours: 45
This course helps learners develop quality writing skills by explaining and identifying the steps involved in the writing process. Six types of writing are examined: argumentative, compare/contrast, descriptive, narrative, persuasive, and summary. Learners will write a minimum of 20 pages as a requirement for this course. The importance of proper grammar, punctuation, and spelling is highlighted, as emphasis is placed on editing and revising pieces of writing. Learners also learn proper research techniques, utilizing the American Psychological Association (APA) style.

HUM 110: Western Civilization I
Delivery Modality: Online (online didactic instruction)
Semester Credits: 3 (Didactic)
Contact Hours: 45
This course introduces western civilization from pre-history to the early modern era. Western Civilization refers to the civilization that began in the ancient Near East and then developed primarily in Europe, northern Africa and the westernmost edges of Asia. Learners will concentrate on several major themes: the rise and fall of the ancient and classical civilizations that were forerunners to the rise of the West, the cultural legacy of these civilizations, the changing role of religion in society and changes in religion itself, and the development of political institutions. Topics include ancient Greece, Rome, and Christian institutions of the Middle Ages and the emergence of national monarchies in western Europe.

MAT 100: Intermediate Algebra
Delivery Modality: Online (online didactic instruction)
Semester Credits: 3 (Didactic)
Contact Hours: 45
This course provides a working knowledge of Intermediate Algebra and its applications. Emphasis is placed on algebraic techniques with polynomials, rational expressions, exponents, radical expressions and equations, factoring, linear and quadratic equations, inequalities, logarithmic and exponential functions, and solving systems of two or more linear equations. Upon completion, learners will be able to solve real world problems and be prepared to take College Algebra.

PSY 201: Introduction to Psychology
Delivery Modality: Online (online didactic instruction)
Semester Credits: 3 (Didactic)
Contact Hours: 45
This course is designed to give the learner a basic understanding of the psychology of human behavior. The learner will be given exposure to the concepts, terminology, principles, and theories that comprise an introductory course in psychology. Topics covered are to synthesize the broad range of knowledge about psychology, to emphasize research methodology, to encourage critical thinking, and to convey a multicultural approach that respects human diversity and individual differences.

SCI 220: Human Anatomy with Lab
Delivery Modality: Online (online didactic instruction, virtual lab)
Semester Credits: 4 (3 Didactic, 1 Lab)
Contact Hours: 75 (45 Didactic, 30 Lab)
In conjunction with SCI 221: Human Physiology, this course provides a comprehensive look at the human body’s anatomy and functions. Topics include organization of the body, characteristics of life, and anatomical terminology. The skin, skeletal system, muscles, digestive, urinary, lymphatic, circulatory, reproductive, and nervous systems are examined. Sensory organs and the endocrine system are also presented. This course contains a lab component (1 credit hour), where learners will be able to practice and apply principles they are learning in the didactic portion (3 semester credits) of the class.

SCI 221: Human Physiology with Lab
Delivery Modality: Online (online didactic instruction, virtual lab)
Semester Credits: 4 (3 Didactic, 1 Lab)
Contact Hours: 75 (45 Didactic, 30 Lab)
In conjunction with SCI 220: Human Anatomy, this course examines major parts of the body and how they work independently as well as together. Also explained are principles related to nutrition, metabolism, body fluid balances, and aging. Also presented are how the body maintains homeostasis, the relationship of chemistry to anatomy and physiology, and cell function and division. Several diseases and disorders are discussed as well as the cause, detection, and treatment of them. This course contains a lab component (1 credit hour), where learners will be able to practice and apply principles they are learning in the didactic portion (3 semester credits) of the class.

SCI 225: Pathophysiology
Delivery Modality: Online (online didactic instruction)
Semester Credits: 3 (Didactic)
Contact Hours: 45
This course describes the general principles of disease then presents information dealing with specific disorders of body systems or individual organs. The purpose of this course is to provide the learner with basic understanding of pathophysiology as a change from normal physiological functioning of the various systems of the human body. The course is based on illness and disease within a systems framework across the lifespan. Emphasis is put on select illnesses most often encountered by health professionals. The course focuses on critical thinking used to analyze the signs and symptoms based on the pathophysiology of these conditions.

SOC 220: Introduction to Sociology
Delivery Modality: Onine (online didactic instruction)
Semester Credits: 3 (Didactic)
Contact Hours: 45
This course provides a broad overview of sociology and how it applies to everyday life. This course introduces the scientific study of human society, culture, and social interactions. Topics include socialization, research methods, diversity and inequality, cooperation and conflict, social change, social institutions, and organizations. Upon completion, learners should be able to demonstrate knowledge of sociological concepts as they apply to the interplay among individuals, groups, and societies.

Upper-Division General Education Course Descriptions

ANT 300: Cultural Anthropology
Delivery Modality: Online (online didactic instruction)
Semester Credits: 3 (Didactic)
Contact Hours: 45
This course provides a solid introduction for learners who are new to the branch of cultural anthropology. Learners are presented with all the basic information pertinent to the field. The topics discussed include relevant anthropological theories, ethnocentrism and culture, language and communication, economic and political systems, kinship and descent, marriage and family, gender and sexuality, race and ethnicity, religion and belief systems, the effects of colonialism and industrialization, and globalization.

COM 301: Oral Communication
Delivery Modality: Online (online didactic instruction)
Semester Credits: 3 (Didactic)
Contact Hours: 45
This basic course in speech is designed to develop each learner’s ability to communicate effectively in his or her academic, business, and social life. The major emphasis is on the preparation and delivery of formal speeches, but many areas of the communication process are explored. This course provides learners with the opportunity to practice and improve their listening and communication skills in English.

ENG 302: Technical Writing II
Delivery Modality: Online (online didactic instruction)
Semester Credits: 1 (Didactic)
Contact Hours: 15
This course is the second of the 3-course technical writing series (ENG 301, ENG 302, and ENG 303). Throughout the 3-course series, learners will receive an overview of commonly encountered professional genres such as memos, reports, journal articles, and grant proposals. Learners gain practice writing in these genres, with an emphasis on clarity and concision. They develop more sophisticated research skills and gain experience in communicating specialized information to non-specialist readers. Finally, they are exposed to the range of professional writing careers as they explore writing on both theoretical and practical planes through consideration of audience as well as wider professional, social, and cultural contexts. In ENG 302: Technical Writing II, learners will build upon what they learned in ENG 301 and will be given writing assignments that coincide with the second semester RN-to-BSN nursing courses.

ENG 303: Technical Writing III
Delivery Modality: Online (online didactic instruction)
Semester Credits: 1 (Didactic)
Contact Hours: 15
This course is the third of the 3-course technical writing series (ENG 301, ENG 302, and ENG 303). Throughout the 3-course series, learners will receive an overview of commonly encountered professional genres such as memos, reports, journal articles, and grant proposals. Learners gain practice writing in these genres, with an emphasis on clarity and concision. They develop more sophisticated research skills and gain experience in communicating specialized information to non-specialist readers. Finally, they are exposed to the range of professional writing careers as they explore writing on both theoretical and practical planes through consideration of audience as well as wider professional, social, and cultural contexts. In ENG 303: Technical Writing III, learners will build upon what they learned in ENG 301 and ENG 302, and will be given writing assignments that coincide with the third semester RN-to-BSN nursing courses.

ENG 310: Technical Writing
Delivery Modality: Online (online didactic instruction)
Semester Credits: 3 (Didactic)
Contact Hours: 45
In this course, learners will receive an overview of commonly encountered professional genres such as memos, reports, journal articles, and grant proposals. Learners gain practice writing in these genres, with an emphasis on clarity and concision. They develop more sophisticated research skills and gain experience in communicating specialized information to non-specialist readers. Finally, they are exposed to the range of professional writing careers as they explore writing on both theoretical and practical planes through consideration of audience as well as wider professional, social, and cultural contexts. Learners will be given writing assignments that coincide with the sixth semester BMTC- to-BSN Bridge Program nursing courses.

HUM 300: Introduction to Philosophy
Delivery Modality: Online (online didactic instruction)
Semester Credits: 3 (Didactic)
Contact Hours: 45
This course is a critical introduction to the field of philosophical inquiry. After defining philosophy and identifying the major fields of philosophical study, the course examines the history of Western thought, from the famous Greek philosophers up to the cutting-edge intellectuals of today. The course then dives into various thematic topics, including metaphysics, epistemology, free will and determinism, evil and the existence of God, personal identity, ethical values, and political philosophy. The course concludes with an analysis of different perspectives, including Eastern philosophies, and postcolonial thought.

MAT 320: Introduction to Statistics
Delivery Modality: Online (online didactic instruction)
Semester Credits: 3 (Didactic)
Contact Hours: 45
In this course, learners will look at the properties behind the basic concepts of probability and statistics and focus on applications of statistical knowledge. Learners will learn about how statistics and probability work together. The subject of statistics involves the study of methods for collecting, summarizing, and interpreting data. Learners will learn how to understand the basics of drawing statistical conclusions. This course will begin with descriptive statistics and the foundation of statistics, move on to probability and random distributions, the latter of which enables statisticians to work with several aspects of random events and their applications. Finally, learners will examine a number of ways to investigate the relationships between various characteristics of data.

General Electives Course Descriptions

SCI 131: Introduction to Nutrition
Delivery Modality: Online (online didactic instruction)
Semester Credits: 3 (Didactic)
Contact Hours: 45
This course will provide an understanding of basic nutrition science. Learners will become familiar with the principles of diet planning, government standards, and food labeling. They will also be instructed about the biological functions and food sources of each nutrient, energy balance, weight management, physical activity, the role of nutrition in chronic disease development, nutrition through the life cycle, and food safety issues.

SCI 251: Microbiology with Lab
Delivery Modality: Online (online didactic instruction, virtual lab)
Semester Credits: 4 (3 Didactic, 1 Lab)
Contact Hours: 75 (45 Didactic, 30 Lab)
This course is designed to teach microbiology as it applies to the health care field. The course will explore pathogenic microorganisms and their role in human disease, human immunology, symptoms and treatment of microbial infection, and preventative measures against microbial infection. This course contains a lab component (1 credit hour), where learners will be able to practice and apply principles they are learning in the didactic portion (3 semester credits) of the class.

Pre-Licensure Nursing Core Course Descriptions

NUR 200: Foundations of Nursing-Fundamentals
Delivery Modality: Blended (online didactic instruction, on-ground lab and clinical instruction)
Semester Credits: 5 (2.5 Didactic, 1.5 Lab, 1 Clinical)
Contact Hours: 127.5 (37.5 Didactic, 45 Lab, 45 Clinical)
This course introduces the fundamental concepts necessary for safe, patient- centered nursing care to a diverse patient population while integrating clinical decision-making of the nurse. Critical thinking, clinical judgment, and the nursing process are key foundations to nursing practice. Application of knowledge and practice of skills occurs in the nursing skills laboratory and a variety of clinical settings providing care to stable patients with common health issues

NUR 210: Pharmacology I
Delivery Modality: Online (online didactic instruction)
Semester Credits: 2 (2 Didactic, 0 Lab, 0 Clinical)
Contact Hours: 30 (30 Didactic, 0 Lab, 0 Clinical)
Overview of the basic principles of pharmacology, including major drug classifications and prototypes of commonly used medications. Principles of medication administration include aspects of the best practices for safe, quality, patient-centered care. Central points include safety, quality improvement factors in the administration of medications, patient teaching, and variations encountered when administering medications to diverse patient populations across the lifespan.

NUR 220: Concepts of Nursing-Health Promotion
Delivery Modality: Blended (online didactic instruction, on-ground lab and clinical instruction)
Semester Credits: 5 (2 Didactic, 0.5 Lab, 2.5 Clinical)
Contact Hours: 157.5 (30 Didactic, 15 Lab, 112.5 Clinical)
This course focuses on the role of the professional nurse in promoting the optimal health for individual clients. Basic psychomotor nursing skills and an introduction to medical/surgical nursing for low risk clients is discussed. This course also provides the learner with techniques for carrying out a physical, psychosocial, spiritual and cultural assessment for well-being of clients. Learners are introduced to assessment devices and procedures to collect data. The course focuses on health promotion, health protection, disease prevention and communication strategies throughout the lifespan.

NUR 240: Concepts of Nursing in Chronic Illness I
Delivery Modality: Blended (online didactic instruction, on-ground lab and clinical instruction)
Semester Credits: 6 (3 Didactic, 1 Lab, 2 Clinical)
Contact Hours: 165 (45 Didactic, 30 Lab, 90 Clinical)
This course focuses on the chronic nature of certain states of being in the nursing client at various stages in life. A major focus is in the application of the nursing process in meeting needs of clients in psychiatric and mental health settings. Concepts related to emotional problems, and pathological reactions to life stresses and chronic pain will be explored. An emphasis on therapeutic relationships and the development of individualized plans of care will be presented. Communication skills, mental health assessment, and various therapeutic interventions will be utilized by learners. Clinical experiences are included to give learners the opportunity to gain experience with many of these chronic conditions.

NUR 260: Concepts of Nursing in Acute Care I
Delivery Modality: Blended (online didactic instruction, on-ground lab and clinical instruction)
Semester Credits: 6 (3 Didactic, 1 Lab, 2 Clinical)
Contact Hours: 165 (45 Didactic, 30 Lab, 90 Clinical)
This course emphasizes the provision of professional nursing care for clients across the lifespan with acute medical conditions. The learners will build upon knowledge gained in the basic sciences and other prerequisite nursing courses. The course greatly emphasizes acute care related to women’s health and pediatrics. A family-centered approach is emphasized throughout the course. The learner will be introduced to the nursing care of pregnant women, women in labor, postpartum issues, newborn care and assessment, and acute care in pediatric patients. The course includes application to specific concepts, principles, and theories in various acute care settings. Decision-making skills and independent functioning are emphasized.

NUR 310: Pharmacology II
Delivery Modality: Online (online didactic instruction)
Semester Credits: 3 (3 Didactic, 0 Lab, 0 Clinical)
Contact Hours: 45 (45 Didactic, 0 Lab, 0 Clinical)
This course builds upon the concepts introduced in NUR 210 encompassing the safe drug administration to clients across the health continuum. This course focuses on the role of the registered professional nurse as a care provider providing culturally-competent client-centered care as well as be a nurse who provides education, leadership skills, and acts as advocate in pharmacological treatment of clients with complex needs and selected diagnoses. Utilizing the nursing process as a guide, the learner is expected to integrate previous learning with current, expanded learning to analyze the therapeutic use of drugs and assist the patient in safely using them.

NUR 330: Concepts of Professionalism, Management, and Leadership
Delivery Modality: Online (online didactic instruction)
Semester Credits: 2 (2 Didactic, 0 Lab, 0 Clinical)
Contact Hours: 30 (30 Didactic, 0 Lab, 0 Clinical)
This course will explore professionalism and leadership concepts, issues, roles, and functions as applied to the role of the professional nurse in various healthcare settings. Development in the roles of problem solver, change agent and leader are emphasized. The course focuses on evidence-based leadership and management skills and competencies needed by professional nurses to work productively in interprofessional teams. Learners will analyze current best practices related to leadership roles, communication, teamwork and collaboration, quality improvement, and culturally-competent client-centered care. Legal and ethical issues related to leadership and professionalism will be emphasized.

NUR 340: Concepts of Nursing in Chronic Illness Care II and End-of-Life
Delivery Modality: Blended (online didactic instruction, on-ground lab and clinical instruction)
Semester Credits: 7 (3.5 Didactic, 0.5 Lab, 3 Clinical)
Contact Hours: 202.5 (52.5 Didactic, 15 Lab, 135 Clinical)
This course focuses on providing advanced chronic care for clients at all stages in life and with several types of physiological processes going on. The course also explores end-of-life issues related to chronic illness. Learners will synthesize knowledge from earlier courses related to health promotion and prevention, and move towards providing client-centered care for people suffering from complex chronic illnesses. Learners will explore the aging process and discuss end-of-life issues as well as explore co-morbidities while managing health outcomes for chronic care patients. Clinical experiences are included in the course to give learners the opportunity to gain experience with many of these more complex chronic conditions.

NUR 360: Concepts of Nursing in Acute Care II and End-of-Life
Delivery Modality: Blended (online didactic instruction, on-ground lab and clinical instruction)
Semester Credits: 7 (4 Didactic, 0.5 Lab, 2.5 Clinical)
Contact Hours: 187.5 (60 Didactic, 15 Lab, 112.5 Clinical)
This course emphasizes the provision of professional nursing care for clients across the lifespan with acute, complex medical conditions. The learners will build upon knowledge gained in the Acute Care I course (NUR 260). The course greatly emphasizes acute care related to several different pathophysiological processes and end-of-life issues. The course includes application to specific concepts, principles, and theories in various acute care settings. Decision- making skills and independent functioning are emphasized.

NUR 390: Entry into Professional Nursing Practice
Delivery Modality: Blended (online didactic instruction, on-ground lab and clinical instruction)
Semester Credits: 5 (2.33 Didactic, 0 Lab, 2.67 Clinical)
Contact Hours: 155 (35 Didactic, 0 Lab, 120 Clinical)
This course focuses on the role transition to professional nurse as provider of client-centered care, leader in the profession, manager of care, and member of the profession of nursing. Learners will engage in study of the history and theory of nursing and how society views the nursing profession. The evolution of professional nursing practice will be examined as well as the role of the professional nurse within the global healthcare delivery system. Learners will participate in a clinical preceptorship in order to experience the full spectrum of responsibilities and roles of the professional nurse. Role expectations of the professional nurse will be discussed, and evidence-based guidelines for professional nursing practice will be implemented.

Post-Licensure Nursing Core Course Descriptions

NUR 410: Capstone Proposal
Delivery Modality: Online (online didactic instruction)
Semester Credits: 1 (1 Didactic, 0 Lab, 0 Clinical)
Contact Hours: 15 (15 Didactic, 0 Lab, 0 Clinical)
This course is a preparatory proposal course for NUR 490: Capstone Leadership, which will be taken the last semester of the BSN Program. Learners will be completing a capstone project in the BSN Program during that final semester, but the ideas, proposal, and approval for this project will come to fruition in this Capstone Proposal course. Learners will learn about vision, creativity, and planning as it relates to leadership in nursing. They will propose a plan for a capstone project and explain how the plan will be carried out. Some basic principles related to leadership and the future of nursing will be discussed in this course.

NUR 420: Population-Based Chronic Illness & Health Promotion
Delivery Modality: Online (online didactic instruction)
Semester Credits: 4 (3.5 Didactic, 0 Lab, 0.5 Clinical)
Contact Hours: 70 (52.5 Didactic [Theory], 0 Lab, 22.5 Clinical)
This course introduces concepts of community health nursing utilizing a population-focused nursing process. Emphasis is placed on health promotion, risk reduction, and disease management in selected community settings. The course focuses on theory-based nursing care of aggregates, communities, and vulnerable populations in a global, multicultural society. Learners are introduced to public health concepts as well as characteristics of community health nursing. Emphasis is also placed on community assessment process and the development of nursing strategies to assist multi-problem families, while considering health on a continuum and throughout the lifespan. In addition, the nurse’s role on the community health team and an understanding of health care needs of different cultural groups will be explored.

NUR 430: Nursing Communication and Informatics
Delivery Modality: Online (online didactic instruction)
Semester Credits: 3 (3 Didactic, 0 Lab, 0 Clinical)
Contact Hours: 45 (45 Didactic, 0 Lab, 0 Clinical)
In this course, learners will explore and gain advanced knowledge and skills in information management, patient care technology, and effective interpersonal communication modalities. Nursing informatics is a combination of cognitive science, computer science, information science, and nursing science. It includes the development, analysis, and evaluation of information systems, which are augmented by technology that helps to support, enhance and manage client care. In this course, learners will examine information management tools used to monitor outcomes of care processes, client care technologies essential to ensuring high quality, safe patient care, and communication and collaboration skills necessary to providing optimal client-centered care. Key concepts related to information and computer literacy will be emphasized.

NUR 440: Advanced Issues in Cognition
Delivery Modality: Online (online didactic instruction)
Semester Credits: 2 (2 Didactic, 0 Lab, 0 Clinical)
Contact Hours: 30 (30 Didactic, 0 Lab, 0 Clinical)
This course focuses on advanced principles and concepts related to cognition and psychiatric nursing, emphasizing the roles and functions of the nurse in meeting the needs of individuals, families, groups, and communities who are experiencing issues in cognitive functioning. Learners will build upon concepts of cognition they learned in their associate’s degree programs, and advance their thinking skills to the analysis, synthesis, and evaluation levels. Emphasis will be placed on the nurse’s ability to communicate, lead, apply the nursing process, and clinically judge situations related to cognition and psychiatric nursing.

NUR 450: Gerontological Nursing
Delivery Modality: Online (online didactic instruction)
Semester Credits: 3 (3 Didactic, 0 Lab, 0 Clinical)
Contact Hours: 45 (45 Didactic, 0 Lab, 0 Clinical)
This course examines the physical, psychological, sociocultural, and spiritual aspects of aging within the context of the family and society. Advanced theoretical concepts of aging will be examined in light of the nursing process. Theories and concepts related to gerontology and nursing principles are presented within the framework of critical thinking and caring. The focus is on health promotion through providing safe, evidence-based practice interventions, emphasizing the well and the vulnerable older adult population.

NUR 460: Concepts of Nursing in the Complex Patient
Delivery Modality: Online (online didactic instruction)
Semester Credits: 3 (3 Didactic, 0 Lab, 0 Clinical)
Contact Hours: 45 (45 Didactic, 0 Lab, 0 Clinical)
This course focuses on pathophysiologic concepts and nursing management essential to critical care and emergency nursing in complex patient settings. The course will address ethical, moral, and legal issues as well as specific considerations for various procedures and specialty services encountered in the critical care environment. Learners will learn to apply the nursing process with complex patient situations and prioritize nursing care for clients with multiple complex needs.

NUR 470: Scholarship and Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing
Delivery Modality: Online (online didactic instruction)
Semester Credits: 3 (3 Didactic, 0 Lab, 0 Clinical)
Contact Hours: 45 (45 Didactic, 0 Lab, 0 Clinical)
This course provides an introduction to the research process in the practice of nursing. Research in nursing is important to promote, maintain, and restore health, and to ensure quality and safety in nursing practice. Learners will examine the research process as a basis for how scientific nursing knowledge is obtained. The steps in the research process are identified, discussed, and will be implemented in conjunction with the Capstone Proposal course (NUR 410). The utilization of nursing research in the development of therapeutic nursing interventions will be explored. Learners will learn to apply critical thinking skills to the evaluation of published nursing research for application to practice.

NUR 480: Decision-Making in Nursing
Delivery Modality: Online (online didactic instruction)
Semester Credits: 3 (3 Didactic, 0 Lab, 0 Clinical)
Contact Hours: 45 (45 Didactic, 0 Lab, 0 Clinical)
The purpose of this course is to aid nurses in making decisions, using ethical, political, legal, cultural, spiritual, clinical, and other considerations as part of the decision-making process. Emphasis on ethical decision-making in nursing practice is given. Nurses are required to make decisions in every aspect of practice, and need to have a foundation of knowledge, values, and ethics which will promote client-centered care in multiple nursing settings. An accurate understanding of policy and ethics in the decision-making process is vital for every practicing nurse.

NUR 490: Capstone Leadership
Delivery Modality: Online (online didactic instruction)
Semester Credits: 2 (1 Didactic, 0 Lab, 1 Clinical)
Contact Hours: 30 (15 Didactic, 0 Lab, 45 Clinical)
This course is a follow-up course to NUR 410: Capstone Proposal, which was taken the first semester of the BSN Program. In this course, learners will be completing the capstone project they proposed in NUR 410. Learners will apply their learning about vision, creativity, and planning as it relates to leadership in nursing. They will complete a capstone project. The future of nursing from leadership perspective will be explored. The aim of this course is to help nurses explore the many facets of leadership and examine strategies that will help them develop skills needed to function as leaders.