Nursing Education (NSED)

NSED 501 - Theology of Nursing Credits 4

This graduate nursing course is a theological analysis of professional nursing education and practice theories. Content will provide a foundation for Christian nurse educators and clinicians to teach and provide quality nursing care. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level.

NSED 510 - Global and Transcultural Nursing Credits 4

This graduate nursing course will assess and analyze global and transcultural nursing including the biblical foundation of Christian nursing education and practice worldwide. Emphasis is on nursing as a ministry within diverse educational and practice systems. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level.

NSED 515 - Advanced Nursing Pathophysiology Credits 3

This graduate nursing course focuses on the application of advanced knowledge of the complex physiological functions and pathophysiological processes related to the care of individuals with health care problems. Emphasis is on cellular physiology, alterations in physiological function, physiological adaptation, and integrative and regulatory mechanisms of bodily functions at the molecular, cellular, organ and systems levels. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level.

NSED 520 - Advanced Pharmacology Credits 3

This graduate nursing course builds on prior pathophysiological and pharmacological knowledge. Emphasis is on pharmacodynamic, pharmacokinetic and pharmacotherapeutic interpretations and therapeutic management guidelines, clinical application and the patient education implications. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level.

NSED 525 - Advanced Physical Assessment Credits 3

The purpose of this graduate nursing course is to assist students to refine history taking, psychological assessment and physical assessment skills for patients across the lifespan. Emphasis is in detailed history taking, critical diagnostic reasoning and clinical decision-making, differentiation, interpretation, and documentation of normal and abnormal findings. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level.

NSED 530 - Nursing Research Credits 3

This graduate level course will prepare students to design, implement and evaluate research in a clinical or academic setting looking for evidence-based practice related to their desired specialty. Students will develop knowledge, skills, and attitudes to independently search, review, appraise and synthesize research literature of particular interest to nursing practice and education. Students will be prepared to articulate potential practice changes at the individual-and-system-level. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level.

NSED 535 - Health Systems and Nursing Informatics Credits 3

This graduate nursing course exposes nursing professionals to complex organizational leadership utilizing a project management approach with analysis of financial management, governmental, legislative, cultural and regulatory influences of health care delivery systems. Informatics system design, development, and technical managerial problems are discussed. This course prepares the nurse leader for active participation in policy-making and clinical role, both bridging the education to practice gap. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level.

NSED 540 - Innovations in Nursing Education Credits 3

This graduate nursing course includes analysis of evidence-based teaching and learning methodologies. Instructional design principles are applied to local and international classrooms and clinical education. Christian faith integration strategies are included. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level.

NSED 545 - Nursing Curriculum Development and Evaluation Credits 3

This graduate nursing course prepares the student for the advanced role of Christian nurse educator in a variety of academic, acute care, and community settings. Theoretical approaches to educational assessment with curriculum development, implementation and evaluation are discussed. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level.

NSED 550 - Nursing Education Practicum Credits 3

This graduate nursing course allows the student application of education principles and theories to a healthcare agency or academic setting. This course will prepare nurse educators to teach in an allied health, vocational or academic setting with ADN or BSN students. The student will engage with a preceptor in a healthcare agency and/or simulation lab learning, participating in activities related to students in these areas such as clinical evaluation of student learning outcomes, course planning, content presentation, student advising, evaluation of student learning outcomes and student remediation. Lecture/Lab Hours: 100. Grade Mode: C.
Prerequisites: NSED 540 and NSED 545.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level.

NSED 560 - Seminar (Thesis) Credits 2

This graduate nursing seminar focus is on synthesis of a scientific research paper based on the analysis of the data and the comprehensive literature review completed in NSED 530 Nursing Research Course. The capstone project reflects the integration of Christian principles, professional nursing education concepts, leadership theories and best clinical practices within a selected nursing specialty environment.
Prerrequisites: NSED 501, NSED 510, NSED 515, NSED 520, NSED 525, NSED 530, NSED 535, NSED 540, NSED 545, NSED 550. Grade Mode: C.
Corequisites: NSED 565.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level.

NSED 565 - Academia to Practice 120 Hr & Project Credits 4

This graduate nursing course allows students to implement their MSN final capstone project. Clinical, in-class teaching hours and project completion will enhance the students’ knowledge of their individual specialty area in either academia or clinical practice settings. Lecture/Lab Hours: 120 clinical hours. Grade Mode: C.
Prerequisites: NSED 501, NSED 510, NSED 515, NSED 520, NSED 525, NSED 530, NSED 535, NSED 540, NSED 545, NSED 550.
Corequisites: NSED 560.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level.