Healthcare Simulation Center Courses

Course Curriculum 

URS 235 - Clinical Application I

Credits: 2

This clinical course provides opportunities at the novice nursing student level for the provision of nursing care to individuals/families with acute/chronic conditions across the lifespan in a variety of health care settings. Emphasis is on the role of nurse as member of profession and provider of care. Prerequisites: Admission to the nursing major. Corequisites: NURS 234, NURS 258-258L, NURS 272 and NURS 323.

NURS 258-258L - Nursing Principles and Application I: Assessment and Interventions and Lab

Credits: 3

This course introduces health assessment skills and selected nursing interventions. Prerequisites: Admission to the nursing major. Corequisites: NURS 258L-258, NURS 234, NURS 235, NURS 272 and NURS 323.

NURS 335 - Clinical Application II

Credits: 3-4

This clinical course provides opportunities at the beginner nursing student level for the provision of nursing care to individuals/families with acute/chronic conditions in a variety of health care settings. Emphasis is on the role of nurse as member of profession and provider of care to children and adults. Prerequisites: NURS 234, NURS 235, NURS 258-258L, and NURS 272. Corequisites: NURS 322, NURS 334, and NURS 358-358L.

NURS 345 - Clinical Application III

Credits: 3-4

This clinical course provides opportunities at the advanced beginner nursing student level for the provision of nursing care to individuals/families with acute/chronic conditions in a variety of healthcare settings. Emphasis is on the roles of the nurse as a member of profession, provider of care and designer/manager/coordinator of care in gerontology and mental health. Prerequisites: NURS 322, NURS 334, NURS 335, and NURS 358-358L. Corequisites: NURS 344, NURS 360, and NURS 372.

NURS 358-358L - Nursing Principles and Applications II: Interventions and Lab

Credits: 3

This course introduces selected nursing interventions and related assessment skills. Prerequisites: NURS 234, NURS 235, NURS 258-258L, and NURS 272. Corequisites: NURS 322, NURS 334, NURS 335, and NURS 358-358L.

NURS 435 - Clinical Application IV

Credits: 3-4

This clinical course provides opportunities at the advanced beginner nursing student level for the provision of nursing care to individuals/families with acute/chronic conditions in a variety of healthcare settings. Emphasis is on the roles of the nurse as member of the profession, provider of care and designer/manager/coordinator of care for complex patients and childbearing families.

NURS 495 - Practicum

Credits: 1-6

Applied, monitored and supervised, field-based learning experience for which the student may or may not be paid. Students gain practical experience; they follow a negotiated and or directed plan of study. A higher level of supervision is provided by the instructor in these courses than is the case with field experience courses.