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COMMUNITY/MENTAL HEALTH NURSING (CMN)
 
CMN 350 Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing 2 cr
Analysis of theories, concepts, evidence, issues and trends from contemporary nursing science and related disciplines in promoting the health of individuals and families experiencing psychiatric-mental health concerns. The emphasis is on the use of the nursing process and other systematic approaches to plan, implement, and evaluate health promotion and maintenance activities, illness care, and rehabilitation with individuals and families experiencing psychiatric-mental health concerns in a variety of acute and community settings. Pre-requisites or Co-requisites: NU 300, NU 301. Co-requisite: CMN 351.
 
CMN 351 Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing Clinical 2 cr
Clinical practice course in psychiatric-mental health nursing. Focus is on the application of theories, concepts, research, and issues and trends in psychiatric-mental health nursing. Emphasis is on the role of the professional nurse in psychiatric-mental health nursing and on the use of the nursing process with children, adolescents, adults, and families experiencing psychiatric-mental health concerns. Pre-requisites or Co-requisites: NU 300, NU 301. Co-requisite: CMN 350.
 
CMN 411 Nursing in Community Systems 4 cr
The purpose of this course is to provide students an in-depth exploration of community health nursing concepts and principles from a population health care perspective. The course focuses on the prevention of disease and promotion of health. Resources which support disease prevention and health promotion are investigated and evaluated. The changing needs of an increasingly culturally diverse population within the social context of community systems are examined along with the environmental, economical, political, and legal constraints to the health of community systems. Course content includes concepts from nursing and the public health sciences. The course will emphasize the use of nursing process and public health concepts to assess the complex factors in the community that affect the health of populations. Pre-requisite: NU 410.
 
CMN 420 Community Health Nursing Care 3 cr
The purpose of this course is to provide students an opportunity to explore community health nursing concepts and principles from a population health care perspective. The changing needs of an increasingly culturally diverse population within the social context of community systems are examined along with the environmental, economical, political, and legal constraints to the health of community systems. Pre-requisites: CMN 350, CMN 351, MCN 347, MCN 348. Pre-requisites/Co-requisites: AHN 447, AHN 448. Co-requisite: NU 421.
 
CMN 421 Community Health Nursing Clinical 1 cr
The purpose of the course is to provide students the opportunity to complete a clinical project integrating community health nursing concepts and principles from an aggregate health care perspective. The changing needs of an increasingly culturally diverse population within the social context of the community are examined. Course content includes environmental, economical, political, and legal constraints to the health of aggregates. Pre-requisites/Co-requisites: AHN 447, AHN 448. Pre-requisites: MCN 347, MCN 348, CMN 350, CMN 351. Co-requisite: CMN 420.
 
CMN 548 Advanced Family Psychiatric Mental Health
Nursing I
3 cr
The purpose of this first didactic course is to prepare Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner students to assess, diagnose, and manage selected health care needs of adults and children. Emphasis is placed on synthesis and application of nursing and related theories and scientific knowledge to the development of differential/nursing diagnoses as a basis for health promotion and management. Pre-requisites: NU 545, NU 518, NU 607. Co-requisite: CMN 551.
 
CMN 549 Advanced Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Practicum I
1 cr
The purpose of this first practicum course is to provide opportunities for Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner students to apply concepts from Advanced Family Nursing I in selected clinical settings. The focus is continued refinement of cognitive and clinical skills needed to provide comprehensive health assessments of adults and children and to apply diagnostic reasoning. Co-requisite: CMN 548.
 
CMN 551 Health Promotion/Disease Prevention 2 cr
  Family Psychiatric Nursing  
This didactic course prepares the Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner student to identify and implement appropriate and culturally sensitive health promotion and disease prevention strategies across the lifespan of individuals and families in primary care settings. Emphasis is placed on health promotion/ disease prevention with strategic planning at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels. Co-requisite: CMN 548.
 
CMN 552 Advanced Family Psychiatric Nursing II 3 cr
This didactic course prepares the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner student to assess, diagnose, and manage selected health care needs of culturally diverse populations across the life span. The focus is on advanced practice nursing with individuals and families in a variety of health care settings. Emphasis is placed on wellness and the pathophysiology and epidemiology underlying acute and chronic psychiatric/ mental health problems. Pre-requisite: CMN 548. Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: NU 578. Co-requisite: CMN 553
 
CMN 553 Advanced Family Psychiatric Nursing Practicum II 3 cr
The purpose of this practicum course is to provide opportunities for Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner students who apply concepts from Advanced Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing II in primary and acute care setting with adults and families experiencing psychiatric/mental health concerns. The emphasis is on mental health nursing across the lifespan. Co-requisite: CMN 552.
 
CMN 554 Advanced Family Psychiatric Nursing III 3 cr
The purpose of this course is to provide the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner student an in depth study of psychiatric/mental health care management of adults and their families within the framework of advanced nursing. The focus is on selected acute and chronic complex psychiatric/ mental health care problems. Emphasis is on the interaction among health care providers in a culturally diverse environment. Pre-requisite: CMN 552. Co-requisite: CMN 555
 
CMN 555 Advanced Family Psychiatric 3 cr
  Nursing III  
The purpose of this course is to provide opportunity for the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner student to practice within an advanced nursing framework. The focus is on the role of the advanced practice nurse in the health care management of adults with psychiatric/mental health concerns. Emphasis is on collaboration with other health care providers in a culturally diverse environment. Co-requisite: CMN 554
 
CMN 556 Advanced Family Psychiatric 3 cr
  Nursing Internship  
The purpose of this culminating course is to provide a preceptor and faculty facilitated experience in the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner role. The focus is on the application and synthesis of knowledge and skills acquired in all previous courses. Pre-requisite: CMN 554. Co-requisite: CMN 557. Pre-requisites or Co-requisites: r NU 613, NU 608, NU 610.
 
CMN 557 Advanced Family Psychiatric Nursing IV 3 cr
The purpose of this course is to provide a forum for the evaluation of issues and trends encountered in Advanced Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing care. Emphasis is on critical analysis and management of issues by the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in an interdisciplinary health care delivery system. Co-requisite: CMN 556.
 
CMN 568 Advanced Family Nursing I 3 cr
The purpose of this first didactic course is to prepare Family Nurse Practitioner students to assess, diagnose, and manage selected health care needs of adults and children. Emphasis is placed on synthesis and application of nursing and related theories and scientific knowledge to the development of differential/nursing diagnoses as a basis for health promotion and management. Pre-requisites or Co-requisites: NU 545, NU 518, NU 607. Co-requisites: CMN 569, CMN 571.
 
CMN 569 Advanced Family Nursing Practicum I 1 cr
The purpose of this first practicum course is to provide opportunities for Family Nurse Practitioner students to apply concepts from Advanced Family Nursing I in selected clinical settings. The focus is continue refinement of cognitive and clinical skills needed to provide comprehensive health assessments of adults and children and to apply diagnostic reasoning. Co-requisite: CMN 568.
 
CMN 571 Health Promotion/Disease Prevention 2 cr
  Family Nursing  
The purpose of this didactic course is to prepare the Family Nurse Practitioner student to identify and implement appropriate and culturally competent health promotion and disease prevention strategies across the lifespan. The focus is on the advanced practice nursing of individuals and families in primary care settings. Emphasis is placed on health promotion/disease prevention with strategic planning at the primary, secondary and tertiary levels of prevention. Prevention, early diagnosis, prompts treatment, and in-depth patient education with dysmetabolic syndrome and diabetes will be emphasized. Effective strategies for life-style behavior change will also be evaluated. Co-requisite: CMN 568.
 
CMN 572 Advanced Family Nursing II 3 cr
This didactic course prepares the FNP student to assess, diagnose, and manage selected health care needs of culturally diverse populations across the lifespan. The focus is on the advanced practice nursing of individuals and families in primary care settings. Emphasis is placed on wellness and the pathophysiology and epidemiology underlying acute and chronic health problems. Pre-requisite: CMN 568. Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: NU 578. Co-requisite: CMN 573.
 
CMN 573 Advanced Family Nursing Practicum II 3 cr
This practicum course provides opportunities for the FNP to apply concepts from CMN 572 FNP II in selected clinical settings. Focus is on individuals and families in primary care settings. The emphasis is culturally competent health care delivery of health care, diagnostic reasoning and decision making/critical thinking. Co-requisite: CMN 572.
 
CMN 574 Advanced Family Nursing III 3 cr
This course provides an in-depth study of the health care management of children, adults, and families within the framework of advanced nursing. Emphasis is on the interaction among health care providers in a culturally diverse environment. The focus is on selected acute and chronic complex health problems of children, adults, and families in primary health care settings. Pre-requisite: CMN 572. Co-requisite: CMN 575.
 
CMN 575 Advanced Family Nursing Practicum III 3 cr
This practicum course provides an opportunity for the FNP student to practice within an advanced nursing framework. The focus is on the role of the advanced practice nurse in the health care management of children, adults, and families. Emphasis is on collaboration with other health care providers in a culturally diverse environment. Co-requisite: CMN 574.
 
CMN 576 Advanced Family Nursing Internship 3 cr
The purpose of this culminating clinical course is to provide a preceptor and faculty facilitated experience in the Family Nurse Practitioner role. The focus is on the application and synthesis of knowledge and skills acquired in all previous courses. Pre-requisite: CMN 574. Co-requisite: CMN 577. Pre-requisites or Co-requisites: NU 613, NU 608, NU 610.
 
CMN 577 Advanced Family Nursing IV 3 cr
The purpose of this course is to provide a forum for the evaluation of issues and trends encountered in health care. Emphasis is on critical analysis and management of these issues by the FNP student in an interdisciplinary health care system. Co-requisite: CMN 576.
 
CMN 604 Project Planning and Development 3 cr
This course assists the student to learn the processes embedded in developing a doctoral synthesis project. The course will address all aspects of project planning and development as a preliminary step to the students' selection of a topic or phenomenon of interest for the project and will incorporate well-built questions, search strategies and outcomes, identification of resources needed, plan for evaluation and dissemination.
 
CMN 617 CMN Residency I 3 cr
Theories of leadership, motivation, power, and change are used to influence change in health care organizations. This course will implement evidence-based clinical models and evaluate their effectiveness in health outcomes. The student will synthesize, critique, and apply evidence to support quality clinical or organizational practices.
In this mentored and supervised experience, the student will work with the primary faculty advisor to complete projects and advance their selected practice area. The student will have access to an authority for expanded scope of practice to master the DNP competencies. Residency sites will depend upon the student's career trajectory and approval by collaborating faculty. During the residency semester, student must participate in scheduled scholarly seminars online. A total of 60 clinical hours of direct practice/management is required. Pre-requisite or Co-requisite CMN 604, NU 608
 
CMN 618 CMN Residency II 3 cr
Provides students the opportunity to fully express all DNP competencies. The student, guided by the faculty facilitator, will implement the scholarly doctoral system's change project. Pre-requisite: CMN 617
 
CMN 619 CMN Residency III 3 cr
Final course in residency series as student continues to implement and evaluate project plan. Provides student the opportunity to fully express all DNP competencies. The student, guided by the core faculty and advisor completes quality improvement evidence-based system's change project. Pre-requisite: CMN 618
 
CMN 692 CMN-DNP Residency Progression 3 cr
Students will register for this course to complete residency course work under supervision of faculty. Students must remain continuously enrolled until all residency requirements are completed. Co-requisite; CMN 619 Pre-requisite: CMN 618
 
CMN 680 ADM Project Planning and Development 3 cr
The focus of this course is use of research evidence to evaluate current health outcomes of individuals and families affected by diabetes or metabolic syndrome. The student will work with the primary faculty advisor to explore concepts and theories that may be used by a system to improve health outcomes. The student will critique, synthesize, and apply evidence using theories of leadership, motivation, and change to develop a framework for clinical practice. Residency sites will depend upon the student's career trajectory and are subject to approval by course faculty. Pre-requisite: CMN 572 and CMN 573.
 
CMN 681 ADM Residency I 3 cr
This course focuses on the analysis of interactions of complex pathophysiologic, environmental, economic, cultural, spiritual, hereditary, and other risk factors for diabetes and metabolic syndrome and on the planning, implementation, and evaluation of culturally competent evidence and system-based health care for primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention of diabetes and metabolic syndrome in individuals and groups. The student will have authority for an expanded scope of practiced to master the DNP competencies and will participate in scheduled scholarly online seminars and telephone conferences. Pre-requisites: CMN 575, CMN 574, and CMN 680
 
CMN 682 ADM Residency II 3 cr
The advanced practice student, guided by the faculty facilitator, will collaborate with and lead members of the health care system in the translation of evidence into practice through the implementation of a culturally competent outcome improvement project. The student receives and provides feedback from faculty, mentors and peers. Pre-requisite: CMN 681
 
CMN 683 ADM Residency III 3 cr
This course provides the student with the opportunity to fully express all DNP competencies through the implementation completion and evaluation of a scholarly project plan. Pre-requisite: CMN 682
 
     
 
 
 
 
 

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