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School of Nursing Electives for Matriculated and Nonmatriculated Students

The courses listed below are usually open to both matriculated and nonmatriculated students. Elective course offerings may vary from year to year depending upon student interest and faculty availability. See the following chapter for course descriptions.

  • 704a/b/c
  • Master’s Independent Study
  • 725a
  • Survey of Controversies in Health Care Ethics
  • 733b (REL 977b)
  • Living with Dying
  • 735b
  • Environment and Health

In addition to electives listed above, the following courses are open to degree-seeking students or nonmatriculated students with the permission of the instructor. See the following chapter for course descriptions.

Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Specialty

  • 607b
  • Pathophysiology and Management of Common Adult Clinical Problems I
  • 609a
  • Advanced Diagnostics in Acute Care
  • 615b
  • Principles and Practice of Oncology
  • 803a/b
  • Management of Clinical Problems
  • 807a
  • Pathophysiology and Management of Common Adult Clinical Problems II
  • 817b
  • Professional Practice Issues for Adult Advanced Practice Nurses
  • 819b
  • Health Promotion and Disease Prevention across the Adult Continuum

Family and Midwifery/Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner Specialties


Clinical Pharmacology

Doctor of Philosophy Program

  • 901a
  • Research Methods I: Research Designs
  • 911a
  • Science, Scholarship, and Communication of Knowledge I
  • 929b
  • Ethical Conduct of Clinical Research

Graduate Entry Prespecialty in Nursing

  • 501b
  • Issues in Nursing
  • 503
  • Biomedical Foundations of Health and Disease
  • 507
  • Nutrition: From Clinical Practice to Policy Implications
  • 509
  • Introduction to Drug Therapy

Nursing Management, Policy, and Leadership Specialty

  • [561a]
  • Health Policy and Politics (not offered in 2014–2015)
  • [563a]
  • Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (not offered in 2014–2015)
  • 567a
  • Uses of Data in Decision Making
  • [569a]
  • Health Care Ethics: Theory and Practice (not offered in 2014–2015)
  • [577a]
  • Health Care Financial Management (not offered in 2014–2015)
  • 873a
  • Human Resource Management
  • 875b
  • Key Concepts in Role Development

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Specialty

  • 633a
  • Health Promotion in Infants and Children
  • 635b
  • Management of Common Pediatric Problems
  • 825a
  • Advanced Practice in Early Care and School Health
  • 833a/b
  • Advanced Management of Pediatric Problems in the Primary Care Setting
  • 845b
  • Pediatric Pharmacology

Psychiatric–Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Specialty

  • 657a
  • Mental Health Assessment across the Life Span
  • 661b
  • Individual Psychotherapy Treatment Modalities
  • 851a
  • Application of Evidence in Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing
  • 855a
  • Group Psychotherapy Seminar
  • 859b
  • Clinical Psychopharmacology
  • 865b
  • Family Psychotherapy

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