MS Nursing: Certificate in Health Care Education
NR 623F - Leadership in Health Care Systems: Ed
Designed for students to synthesize and analyze knowledge of leadership, management and educational principles through practical and classroom experience. One hundred and five (105) practical hours and completion of all outstanding assignments and hours of service learning for the program required. Students compare and contrast their practical experience with theory and reflect on their service in class. Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in or completion of all Leadership in Health Care Systems emphasis courses. NOTE: NR 623E is designed for Management focus students and NR 623F is designed for Education focus students.
NR 646 - Tchng/Lrng Strategies in Health Care
Focuses on teaching learning theory and cognitive psychology principles. Analyzes the selection and implementation of a variety of instructional methods and learning strategies, new developments in the field of nursing education and ways to use the media, computer technology, and new innovations in and out of the classroom.
NR 647 - Curriculum Development
Designed for health care providers who are or will be engaged in teaching within the professional health care setting. Focuses on curriculum development, outcomes and competencies. Curriculum design, evaluation and change are analyzed within a guiding philosophical conceptual framework and in keeping with underlying social, political, and professional factors. Emphasizes faculty role, academic performance and social responsibility of program curriculum in meeting consumer and community needs. Discusses the influence of accrediting body/certification requirements and the implementation of innovation in the field of the discipline. Service Learning is further explored in this course in the online MS program.
NR 648 - Evaluation Meths for Hlth Care Educators
Allows students to compare, question, and analyze numerous assessment and evaluation concepts, models, and frameworks for their applicability in the evaluation and quality assurance process of curriculum development. Explores techniques to evaluate critical thinking, communication and therapeutic skills within and outside the classroom, evaluation of students/faculty, curricula, and programs. Students compare and contrast innovations in the area of evaluation with current theory and practice.