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CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS

The planned course sequence that follows is for full-time study, but part-time study is available. FIRST YEAR Fall Semester GMBA XXX Business Administration Course* GNURS 510 Financial Dimensions of Health Care GNURS 525 Theoretical Foundations of Nursing 9 credits

3 3 3

Spring Semester GNURS 526 Role Theory and Professional Issues in Nursing 3 GNURS 675 Nursing Administration Theory 1 3 GNURS 677 Nursing Administration Practicum 1 3 9 credits 3

3 credits NOTE: * Students are to identify a course within the University that will help them develop expertise in a specific area. Elective credits can be from the School of Nursing, but may also be taken from other Graduate Programs within the University. SECOND YEAR Fall Semester GNURS 676 Nursing Administration Theory 2 GNURS 678 Nursing Administration Practicum 2 GNURS 650 Research Methods 9 credits Spring Semester GNURS 651 Research Seminar GNURS 512 Legal/Ethical Concerns in Health Care GNURS 513 Organizational Analysis of Health Care Administration 9 credits Summer Session GNURS 721 Thesis Guidance 1 credit THIRD YEAR Fall Semester GNURS 721 Thesis Guidance 1 credit

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Total Credits 42

NOTE: * Graduate-level Business Administration course is required. Specific course taken to be determined with advisor.

Summer Session ** Elective

Spring Semester GNURS 721 Thesis Guidance 1 credit

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3 3 3

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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS GNURS 510 Financial Dimensions of Health Care 3 credits Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of the program director. This course is open to all graduate students. This course examines the financial implications of health care. Content provides an overview of health care business practices— including accounting, finance, marketing, health policy, and reimbursement. This course prepares advanced practice nurse managers and administrators to operate effectively in the fiscally responsible environment required in the current health care practice arena. GNURS 512 Legal/Ethical Concerns in Health Care 3 credits Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of the program director. Health care practitioners—including nurses—are facing increased legal, moral, and ethical dilemmas in daily professional practice. This course provides a systematic examination of the legal basis for professional practice and examines the practical application of the principles of law and ethics to health care situations. GNURS 513 Organizational Analysis of Health Care Administration 3 credits Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of the program director. This course provides a systematic examination of a specific conceptual model of organizational management that is applicable to any organization in which health care administrators function. This model was identified for examination because it fosters analytic thinking, is applicable to any organization, and facilitates integration of knowledge from many disciplines. GNURS 515 Native American Peoples: State of the Nation’s Health 3 credits Elective: Graduate standing or permission of the program director. This course is open to all graduate students. This course provides an opportunity to explore the state of Native American health. Students explore historical, legal, socioeconomic, and cultural factors that impact the current status of Native Americans. Students also explore their own attitudes and beliefs

Graduate Catalog 2012-2013  

Graduate Catalog 2012-2013

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