(MSNE)

MSNE 532 | THEORY OF NURSING EDUCATION

Units: 3-6

Preparation for teaching in a variety of institutional settings. Focuses on the nature of professional nursing education, faculty role, curriculum design, the instructional process, evaluation and issues in nursing education. Examines the nature of higher education, nursing education and components of the faculty role. Components of the instructional process are presented including learning theories, design and organization of classroom and clinical learning experiences, and methods of evaluation. In preparation for teaching in a variety of settings, students analyze the dimensions of curriculum design and evaluate currently used operational curriculum models. Current issues in nursing education are analyzed in relation to the learning process and current nursing practice.

MSNE 546 | CARE OF THE FAMILY FIELD EXPERIENCE

Units: 2 Repeatability: No

Corequisites: MSNC 503

Focus is on the family within the community and access to the health care system. Frameworks used to assess families include developmental, systems, and structural-functional. Interventions with families emphasize promotion and maintenance of health as well as resolution of existing health problems. Students have clinical opportunities in official and voluntary agencies to integrate selected theories and concepts using the nursing process as they interact with clients and families in their homes and community settings.

MSNE 590 | ESSENTIALS OF CRITICAL CARE NURSING

Units: 3 Repeatability: No

Focuses on the concepts and frameworks that impact and support critical care nursing of the adult patient. Explores the pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and collaborative management of disorders commonly seen in critically ill patients. Emphasizes evidence-based therapeutic interventions to manage complex patient problems and prevent complications.

MSNE 592 | EDUCATION PRACTICUM

Units: 3

Directed learning experiences in nursing education in clinical or academic settings.