Collaborative Nursing (CND)

CND 310 Bridge to Professional Nursing (2 crs)

Consent: Department Consent Required

• Distance education fee for students in Marshfield section.

Introductory course for the BSN completion students with emphasis on self as a professional and the context of the discipline of professional nursing.

Attributes: BSN Completion Program, Special Course Fee Required Varies by Term/Section

Lecture/Discussion Hours: 2

Lab/Studio Hours: 0

CND 407 Foundations of Professional Nursing Practice (3 crs)

Prerequisite: Limited to BSN completion program students admitted to the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Consent: Department Consent Required

Philosophical perspectives, theories, and standards are applied to the practice of professional nursing. Factors influencing nursing/health care delivery are analyzed. Professional communication skills are enhanced. This is a writing emphasis course.

Attributes: BSN Completion Program, Higher Cost Per Credit, Special Course Fee Required Varies by Term/Section

Grading Basis: A-F Grades Only

Lecture/Discussion Hours: 3

Lab/Studio Hours: 0

CND 441 Chronic Care Management (3 crs)

Prerequisite: Limited to BSN completion program students admitted to the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Consent: Department Consent Required

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.

Attributes: BSN Completion Program, Higher Cost Per Credit, Special Course Fee Required Varies by Term/Section

Grading Basis: A-F Grades Only

Lecture/Discussion Hours: 3

Lab/Studio Hours: 0

CND 446 Research and Evidence-Based Practice (3 crs)

Prerequisite: MATH 246 with a grade of C or above or equivalent; Limited to BSN completion program students admitted to the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Consent: Department Consent Required

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.

Attributes: BSN Completion Program, Higher Cost Per Credit, Special Course Fee Required Varies by Term/Section

Grading Basis: A-F Grades Only

Lecture/Discussion Hours: 3

Lab/Studio Hours: 0

CND 447 Leadership & Management (3 crs)

Prerequisite: Limited to BSN completion program students admitted to the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Consent: Department Consent Required

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

Attributes: BSN Completion Program, Higher Cost Per Credit, Special Course Fee Required Varies by Term/Section

Grading Basis: A-F Grades Only

Lecture/Discussion Hours: 3

Lab/Studio Hours: 0

CND 453 Information Management and Healthcare Technology (3 crs)

Prerequisite: Limited to BSN completion program students admitted to the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Consent: Department Consent Required

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

Attributes: BSN Completion Program, Higher Cost Per Credit, Special Course Fee Required Varies by Term/Section

Grading Basis: A-F Grades Only

Lecture/Discussion Hours: 3

Lab/Studio Hours: 0

CND 454 Community Health Nursing (3 crs)

Prerequisite: Limited to BSN completion program students admitted to the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Consent: Department Consent Required

Nursing care of populations and communities to facilitate optimal health outcomes.

Attributes: BSN Completion Program, Higher Cost Per Credit, Special Course Fee Required Varies by Term/Section

Grading Basis: A-F Grades Only

Lecture/Discussion Hours: 3

Lab/Studio Hours: 0

CND 480 Nursing within Systems: Analysis and Application (4 crs)

Prerequisite: CND 310 and CND 407 both with a grade of C or above. Limited to BSN completion program students admitted to the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

• Distance education fee for students in Marshfield section.

Capstone course for BSN completion students. Focuses on provision of quality care within a global and culturally diverse society, leadership within interdisciplinary systems of care, and provision of care in public health or community settings.

Attributes: LE-I1 Integration, LE-S3 Creativity, Service-Learning, Full 30 Hours, Capstone Course, Field Trip(s) Required, BSN Completion Program, Special Course Fee Required Varies by Term/Section

Lecture/Discussion Hours: 2

Lab/Studio Hours: 2

CND 490 Special Topics (2-4 crs)

Consent: Department Consent Required

Variable content course designed to allow either breadth of study in topics not covered in core nursing courses or depth of investigation in particular nursing and health care issues. Interests of faculty provide topics.

Attributes: Cultural Diversity Variable, BSN Completion Program, Higher Cost Per Credit, Special Course Fee Required Varies by Term/Section

Repeat: Course may be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits

CND 495 Directed Studies (1-3 crs)

Prerequisite: Limited to BSN completion program students.

Consent: Department Consent Required

Repeat: Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits

CND 499 Independent Study (1-3 crs)

Prerequisite: Limited to BSN completion program students. Minimum resident and total GPA of 3.00. Minimum senior standing.

Consent: Department Consent Required

Individual project under the direction of a faculty member.

Repeat: Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits