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  Newark Undergraduate Catalog 2006-2008 College of Nursing Course Listing Fourth-Year Courses  

Fourth-Year Courses
25:705:409Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing (3) Focuses on the theoretical and scientific knowledge relevant to the nursing care of culturally diverse psychiatric clients. With mental health problems, emphasis on knowledge pertinent to health promotion, risk reduction, disease prevention. Nursing strategies pertaining to the management of illness and symptoms of the psychiatric client will be discussed. Prerequisites: 25:705:314, 315, 320, 321, 322. Corequisites: 25:705:410, 415, 416.
25:705:410Nursing Care in Psychiatric/Mental Health (3) Focuses on the clinical application of knowledge in the nursing care of culturally diverse clients with mental health problems. Emphasis on clinical reasoning/judgments in promoting health, reducing risk, and preventing disease. Nursing strategies pertaining to the management of acute and chronic illnesses and symptom management in children and adolescents are applied and evaluated. Prerequisites: 25:705:314, 315, 320, 321, 322. Corequisites: 25:705:409, 415, 416.
25:705:415Health and Illness of Older Adults (3) Focuses on the theoretical and scientific knowledge relevant to the nursing care of culturally diverse older adults. Emphasis on knowledge pertinent to health promotion, risk reduction, disease prevention, and nursing strategies pertaining to the management of illness and symptoms of older adults will be discussed. Prerequisites: 25:705:314, 315, 320, 321, 322. Corequisites: 25:705:409, 410, 416.
25:705:416Nursing Care of Older Adults (3) Focuses on the clinical application of knowledge in the nursing care of culturally diverse older adults. Emphasis on clinical reasoning/judgments in promoting health, reducing risk, and preventing disease. Nursing strategies pertaining to the management of acute and chronic illnesses and symptom management in older adults are applied and evaluated. Prerequisites: 25:705:314, 315, 320, 321, 322. Corequisites: 25:705:409, 410, 415.
25:705:444Community Health Nursing (3) Focuses on the theoretical and scientific knowledge relevant to the nursing care of culturally diverse families, aggregates, and communities. Emphasis on knowledge pertinent to health promotion, risk reduction, disease prevention. Nursing strategies pertaining to the management of illness and symptoms of the families, aggregates, and communities will be discussed. Prerequisites: 25:705:409, 410, 415, 416. Corequisites: 25:705:445, 498, 499.
25:705:445Nursing Care in the Community (3) Focuses on the clinical application of knowledge in the nursing care of culturally diverse families, aggregates, and communities. Emphasis on clinical reasoning/judgments in promoting health, reducing risk, and preventing disease. Nursing strategies pertaining to the management of acute and chronic illnesses and symptom management in the community are applied and evaluated. Prerequisites: 25:705:409, 410, 415, 416. Corequisites: 25:705:444, 498, 499.
25:705:498Leadership and Management in Nursing (3) Focuses on the knowledge necessary to negotiate successfully the transition from the role of student to graduate nurse. Course experiences require the student to synthesize and apply learning from previous courses within a variety of complex situations. Emphasis on anticipating the form of an evolving health care delivery system and its complementary provider roles, theoretical foundations for change and leadership, conceptual models, managerial skills, and sensitivities necessary for contemporary practice. Prerequisites: 25:705:409, 410, 415, 416. Corequisites: 25:705:444, 445, 499.
25:705:499Senior Experience in Leadership and Management (3) Focuses on experiences which facilitate transition from the role of student to graduate nurse. Students apply and synthesize learning from previous courses while providing care to groups of clients and communities, managing nursing systems, and implementing organizational change. Leadership and change agent behaviors within the role of direct care provider are emphasized. Prerequisites: 25:705:409, 410, 415, 416. Corequisites: 25:705:444, 445, 498.
 
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