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SUMMER SESSION OFFICE
Armitage Hall, First Floor
311 North Fifth St.
Camden, NJ 08102
856-225-6098
FAX: 856-225-6453
summercm@camden.rutgers.edu




SCHOOL OF NURSING

UNDERGRADUATE NURSING
Other than the School Nursing Program (see below), Nursing courses are exclusively for students in the Rutgers-Camden Nursing program. For more information, see the School of Nursing Website.

Seminar in Professional Nursing (Cr.2)
57:705:101:Sec.B1:02591 BSB 107 and eCollege
5/31-7/7 Th 8:30am-12:30pm and time by arrangement
Staff
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Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Hybrid course in eCollege with partial online component; go to http://ecollege.rutgers.edu. Note special schedule. This introductory non-clinical course in nursing is designed to provide the student with a foundation in nursing knowledge that will provide the basis for ensuing theory and clinical nursing courses. Major foci will be the discipline and profession of nursing, its history, its conceptual and theoretical structures, and the patterns of knowledge needed for developing the science and practice of nursing.

Seminar in Professional Nursing (Cr.2)
57:705:101:Sec.B3:03809 BSB 107 and eCollege
5/31-7/7 Tu 1:40pm-5:40pm and time by arrangement
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Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Hybrid course in eCollege with partial online component; go to http://ecollege.rutgers.edu. Note special schedule. This introductory non-clinical course in nursing is designed to provide the student with a foundation in nursing knowledge that will provide the basis for ensuing theory and clinical nursing courses. Major foci will be the discipline and profession of nursing, its history, its conceptual and theoretical structures, and the patterns of knowledge needed for developing the science and practice of nursing.

Wellness and Health Assessment (Cr.3)
57:705:203:Sec.B2:03043 ACCC and eCollege
5/31-7/7 M 9:00am-12:40pm and time by arrangement
Staff
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Open only to Nursing students in the RN to BS program. Prerequisites: 57:705:101, 50:120:254. By permissoin of instructor. Off campus course at Atlantic Cape Community College. Hybrid course in eCollege with partial online content; go to http://ecollege.rutgers.edu. Note special schedule. Lab fee of $30. Using a holistic approach to integrate knowledge from multiple disciplines, students will build from focused to comprehensive health assessment as a basis for wellness promotion across the life span. This course provides a foundation for the critical thinking skills required to master core scientific principles and incorporate technical skills into nursing practice. Emphasis will be placed on the concept of wellness and the continuum of wellness to illness that nurses can expect to confront in practice. Students will develop the skills of history taking, inspection, palpation, percussion, auscultation, and documentation of the health assessment.

Wellness and Health Assessment (Cr.2)
57:705:205:Sec.T2:05295 Law 206
5/31-8/17 M 10:50am-1:30pm
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Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Note special schedule. Shadow Health Fee of $89. Using holistic approach to integrate knowledge from mulitple disciplines, students will build from focused to comprehensive health assessment as a basis for wellness promotion across the life span.

Wellness and Health Assessment Lab (Cr.1)
57:705:206:Sec.T1:05296 ATG 401
5/31-8/17 Tu 8:30am-10:45am
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Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Note special schedule. Lab Supply fee of $110. Preparation for the practice of nursing through the acquisition of skills in nurse-patient communication, patient care technologies, and information technologies. The nursing skills laboratory and simulation devices will be used for skills acquisition. Critical thinking skills and use of the nursing process will also be a focus.

Wellness and Health Assessment Lab (Cr.1)
57:705:206:Sec.T2:05297 ATG 406
5/31-8/17 Tu 8:30am-10:45am
Staff
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Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Note special schedule. Lab Supply fee of $110. Preparation for the practice of nursing through the acquisition of skills in nurse-patient communication, patient care technologies, and information technologies. The nursing skills laboratory and simulation devices will be used for skills acquisition. Critical thinking skills and use of the nursing process will also be a focus.

Wellness and Health Assessment Lab (Cr.1)
57:705:206:Sec.T3:05298 ATG 401
5/31-8/17 Tu 11:00am-1:15pm
Staff
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Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Note special schedule. Lab Supply fee of $110. Preparation for the practice of nursing through the acquisition of skills in nurse-patient communication, patient care technologies, and information technologies. The nursing skills laboratory and simulation devices will be used for skills acquisition. Critical thinking skills and use of the nursing process will also be a focus.

Basic Clinical Nursing Competencies (Cr.2)
57:705:210:Sec.T1:05299 Law 206
5/31-8/17 M 8:00am-10:30am
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Open only to Nursing Students. By permission of instructor. Prerequisite: 57:705:101. Note special schedule. Nurse Pak fee of $120. Preparation for the practice of nursing through the acquisition of skills in nurse-patient communication, patient care technologies, and information technologies. The nursing skills laboratory and simulation devices will be used for skills acquisition. Critical thinking skills and use of the nursing process will also be a focus.

Basic Clinical Nursing Competencies Lab (Cr.2)
57:705:211:Sec.T1:05300 ATG 401
5/31-8/17 W 8:00am-12:00pm
Staff
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Open only to Nursing Students. By permission of instructor. Prerequisite: 57:705:101. Note special schedule. Lab Supply fee of $200. Preparation for the practice of nursing through the acquisition of skills of nurse-patient communication, patient care technologies, and information technologies. The nursing skills laboratory and simulation devices will be used for skills acquisition. Critical thinking skills and use of the nursing process will also be a focus.

Basic Clinical Nursing Competencies Lab (Cr.2)
57:705:211:Sec.T2:05301 ATG 406
5/31-8/17 W 8:00am-12:00pm
Staff
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Open only to Nursing Students. By permission of instructor. Prerequisite: 57:705:101. Note special schedule. Lab Supply fee of $200. Preparation for the practice of nursing through the acquisition of skills of nurse-patient communication, patient care technologies, and information technologies. The nursing skills laboratory and simulation devices will be used for skills acquisition. Critical thinking skills and use of the nursing process will also be a focus.

Basic Clinical Nursing Competencies Lab (Cr.2)
57:705:211:Sec.T3:05302 ATG 401
5/31-8/17 W 1:00pm-5:30pm
Staff
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Open only to Nursing Students. By permission of instructor. Prerequisite: 57:705:101. Note special schedule. Lab Supply fee of $200. Preparation for the practice of nursing through the acquisition of skills of nurse-patient communication, patient care technologies, and information technologies. The nursing skills laboratory and simulation devices will be used for skills acquisition. Critical thinking skills and use of the nursing process will also be a focus.

Nutrition (Cr.3)
57:705:255:Sec.T1:03833 CS 109 and eCollege
7/11-8/17 Tu,Th 1:40pm-5:20pm
Nielsen, J.
Email: nielsen@camden.rutgers.edu
Hybrid course in eCollege with partial online component; go to http://ecollege.rutgers.edu. Note special schedule. An examination of the basic principles of nutrition as applied to the needs of people from all age, cultural, and economic groups.

Nursing of Children and Adolescents Theory (Cr.3)
57:705:305:Sec.T1:05229 Law 205
5/31-8/17 Th 8:00am-11:40am
Prihoda, K.
Email: prihodks@sn.rutgers.edu
Open only to Nursing students. Note special schedule. Exam Soft fee of $20. Simulation/Remediation fee of $50. Focuses on health promotion and disease prevention in children and adolescents as well as family-centered care of children and adolescents with common acute illness, chronic conditions, and disabilities.

Nursing of Children and Adolescents Lab (Cr.3)
57:705:306:Sec.T1:05230 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
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Open only to Nursing students. Field clinic - contact instructor for more information regarding days, times, and location. Supervised evidence-based and holistic nursing practice with children and adolescents and their families in a variety of pediatric in-patient and out-patient facilities.

Nursing of Children and Adolescents Lab (Cr.3)
57:705:306:Sec.T2:05307 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
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Open only to Nursing students. Field clinic - contact instructor for more information regarding days, times, and location. Supervised evidence-based and holistic nursing practice with children and adolescents and their families in a variety of pediatric in-patient and out-patient facilities.

Nursing of Children and Adolescents Lab (Cr.3)
57:705:306:Sec.T3:05308 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
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Open only to Nursing students. Field clinic - contact instructor for more information regarding days, times, and location. Supervised evidence-based and holistic nursing practice with children and adolescents and their families in a variety of pediatric in-patient and out-patient facilities.

Nursing of Children and Adolescents Lab (Cr.3)
57:705:306:Sec.T4:05309 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
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Open only to Nursing students. Field clinic - contact instructor for more information regarding days, times, and location. Supervised evidence-based and holistic nursing practice with children and adolescents and their families in a variety of pediatric in-patient and out-patient facilities.

ABS Pharmacology (Cr.3)
57:705:321:Sec.T3:05310 Law 206
5/31-8/17 Tu 12:30pm-4:00pm
Pacetti, Stacy
Email: pacettst@sn.rutgers.edu
Open only to Nursing students. ExamSoft Fee of $20. Note special schedule. This course presents the role of nurses in promoting responsible use of chemicals to enhance health while minimizing detrimental effects. Course content covers basic concepts of pharmacology, major drug groups, and their use in practice. Nursing implications stressed.

ABS Nursing of Adults Theory (Cr.3)
57:705:340:Sec.T1:05312 Law 206
5/31-8/17 Tu 8:00am-11:30am
Cantwell, Renee
Email: renee.cantwell@rutgers.edu
Open only to Nursing students. Note special schedule. Simulation/Remediation fee of $50. This course focuses on health promotion and disease prevention in young and middle-aged adults, as well as nursing care of adults with common acute illness, chronic diseases, and disabilities. The study of family-centered end-of-life care is initiated.

ABS Nursing of Adults Lab (Cr.3)
57:705:341:Sec.T1:05314 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
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Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Field clinic - contact instructor for more information regarding days, times, and location. This is a supervised clinical experience of evidence-based and holistic nursing practice with selected adults in a variety of acute care facilities. Critical thinking skills and use of the nursing process will be further refined.

ABS Nursing of Adults Lab (Cr.3)
57:705:341:Sec.T2:05315 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
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Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Field clinic - contact instructor for more information regarding days, times, and location. This is a supervised clinical experience of evidence-based and holistic nursing practice with selected adults in a variety of acute care facilities. Critical thinking skills and use of the nursing process will be further refined.

ABS Nursing of Adults Lab (Cr.3)
57:705:341:Sec.T3:05332 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
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Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Field clinic - contact instructor for more information regarding days, times, and location. This is a supervised clinical experience of evidence-based and holistic nursing practice with selected adults in a variety of acute care facilities. Critical thinking skills and use of the nursing process will be further refined.

ABS Nursing of Adults Lab (Cr.3)
57:705:341:Sec.T4:05333 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
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Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Field clinic - contact instructor for more information regarding days, times, and location. This is a supervised clinical experience of evidence-based and holistic nursing practice with selected adults in a variety of acute care facilities. Critical thinking skills and use of the nursing process will be further refined.

ABS Nursing of Adults Lab (Cr.3)
57:705:341:Sec.T5:05334 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
Email:
Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Field clinic - contact instructor for more information regarding days, times, and location. This is a supervised clinical experience of evidence-based and holistic nursing practice with selected adults in a variety of acute care facilities. Critical thinking skills and use of the nursing process will be further refined.

ABS Nursing of Adults Lab (Cr.3)
57:705:341:Sec.T6:05335 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
Email:
Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Field clinic - contact instructor for more information regarding days, times, and location. This is a supervised clinical experience of evidence-based and holistic nursing practice with selected adults in a variety of acute care facilities. Critical thinking skills and use of the nursing process will be further refined.

ABS Nursing of Adults Lab (Cr.3)
57:705:341:Sec.T7:05336 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
Email:
Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Field clinic - contact instructor for more information regarding days, times, and location. This is a supervised clinical experience of evidence-based and holistic nursing practice with selected adults in a variety of acute care facilities. Critical thinking skills and use of the nursing process will be further refined.

Conceptual Foundations (Cr.3)
57:705:358:Sec.BP:03047 eCollege
5/31-7/7 Time by arrangement
Wunnenberg, Mary
Email: mary.wunnenberg@rutgers.edu
Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Online course in eCollege. Go to http://ecollege.rutgers.edu. This course is required for students in the RN to BS track. It is designed to validate prior learning and develop an understanding of professionalism in nursing. Course content includes exploring career development, analyzing the theoretical basis of nursing practice, and the role of the baccalaureate- prepared professional nurse. The course is planned for the adult learner and builds on the registered nurse's professional experiences while focusing on the socialization and transition into the role of the baccalaureate- prepared professional nurse.

ABS Nursing of Children and Adolescents Theory (Cr.3)
57:705:360:Sec.T1:05339 Law 207
5/31-8/17 Tu 8:00am-11:30am
Prihoda, K.
Email: prihodks@sn.rutgers.edu
Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Note special schedule. ExamSoft Fee of $20. Simulation/Remediation fee of $50. Focuses on health promotion and disease prevention in children and adolescents as well as family-centered care of children and adolescents with common acute illnesses, chronic conditions, and disabilities.

ABS Nursing of Children and Adolescents Lab (Cr.3)
57:705:361:Sec.T1:05342 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
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Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Field clinic - contact instructor for more information regarding days, times, and location. Supervised evidenced-based and holistic nursing practice with children and adolescents and their families in a variety of pediatric in-patient and out-patient facilities.

ABS Nursing of Children and Adolescents Lab (Cr.3)
57:705:361:Sec.T2:05344 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
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Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Field clinic - contact instructor for more information regarding days, times, and location. Supervised evidenced-based and holistic nursing practice with children and adolescents and their families in a variety of pediatric in-patient and out-patient facilities.

ABS Nursing of Children and Adolescents Lab (Cr.3)
57:705:361:Sec.T3:05345 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
Email:
Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Field clinic - contact instructor for more information regarding days, times, and location. Supervised evidenced-based and holistic nursing practice with children and adolescents and their families in a variety of pediatric in-patient and out-patient facilities.

ABS Nursing of Children and Adolescents Lab (Cr.3)
57:705:361:Sec.T4:05346 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
Email:
Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Field clinic - contact instructor for more information regarding days, times, and location. Supervised evidenced-based and holistic nursing practice with children and adolescents and their families in a variety of pediatric in-patient and out-patient facilities.

ABS Nursing of Children and Adolescents Lab (Cr.3)
57:705:361:Sec.T5:05347 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
Email:
Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Field clinic - contact instructor for more information regarding days, times, and location. Supervised evidenced-based and holistic nursing practice with children and adolescents and their families in a variety of pediatric in-patient and out-patient facilities.

ABS Nursing of Children and Adolescents Lab (Cr.3)
57:705:361:Sec.T6:05348 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
Email:
Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Field clinic - contact instructor for more information regarding days, times, and location. Supervised evidenced-based and holistic nursing practice with children and adolescents and their families in a variety of pediatric in-patient and out-patient facilities.

ABS Nursing of Children and Adolescents Lab (Cr.3)
57:705:361:Sec.T7:05349 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
Email:
Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Field clinic - contact instructor for more information regarding days, times, and location. Supervised evidenced-based and holistic nursing practice with children and adolescents and their families in a variety of pediatric in-patient and out-patient facilities.

ABS Nursing of Women and the Childbearing Family Theory (Cr.3)
57:705:380:Sec.T3:05350 Law 207
5/31-8/17 Tu 12:30pm-4:00pm
Sousou, Jeanann
Email: jeanann.sousou.cnm@rutgers.edu
Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Note special schedule. Simulation/Remediation fee of $50. Focuses on care of women with common gynecologic problems throughout the life span as well as family centered care from pre-conception through childbearing and the postpartum.

ABS Nursing of Women and the Childbearing Family Lab (Cr.3)
57:705:381:Sec.T1:05357 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
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Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Field clinic - contact instructor for more information regarding days, times, and location. Supervised evidence-based and holistic nursing practice with women and childbearing families in a variety of clinical settings

ABS Nursing of Women and the Childbearing Family Lab (Cr.3)
57:705:381:Sec.T2:05356 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
Email:
Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Field clinic - contact instructor for more information regarding days, times, and location. Supervised evidence-based and holistic nursing practice with women and childbearing families in a variety of clinical settings

ABS Nursing of Women and the Childbearing Family Lab (Cr.3)
57:705:381:Sec.T3:05355 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
Email:
Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Field clinic - contact instructor for more information regarding days, times, and location. Supervised evidence-based and holistic nursing practice with women and childbearing families in a variety of clinical settings

ABS Nursing of Women and the Childbearing Family Lab (Cr.3)
57:705:381:Sec.T4:05354 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
Email:
Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Field clinic - contact instructor for more information regarding days, times, and location. Supervised evidence-based and holistic nursing practice with women and childbearing families in a variety of clinical settings

ABS Nursing of Women and the Childbearing Family Lab (Cr.3)
57:705:381:Sec.T5:05353 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
Email:
Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Field clinic - contact instructor for more information regarding days, times, and location. Supervised evidence-based and holistic nursing practice with women and childbearing families in a variety of clinical settings

ABS Nursing of Women and the Childbearing Family Lab (Cr.3)
57:705:381:Sec.T6:05352 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
Email:
Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Field clinic - contact instructor for more information regarding days, times, and location. Supervised evidence-based and holistic nursing practice with women and childbearing families in a variety of clinical settings

ABS Nursing of Women and the Childbearing Family Lab (Cr.3)
57:705:381:Sec.T7:05351 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
Email:
Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Field clinic - contact instructor for more information regarding days, times, and location. Supervised evidence-based and holistic nursing practice with women and childbearing families in a variety of clinical settings

ABS Research (Cr.3)
57:705:421:Sec.T1:05337 eCollege
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
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Open only to Nursing students. Online course in eCollege. Online Course Support Fee of $100. Go to http://ecollege.rutgers.edu. This course is designed to promote in students a knowledgeable and enthusiastic interest in nursing research and to provide a foundation for their use of research findings as a basis for practice. The course assists the student in understanding the theory and process of research, including the exploration of research designs and methods, data analysis, and the utilization of research findings, and a focus on the student as a consumer of research.

ABS Research (Cr.3)
57:705:421:Sec.T2:05358 eCollege
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
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Open only to Nursing students. Online course in eCollege. Online Course Support Fee of $100. Go to http://ecollege.rutgers.edu. This course is designed to promote in students a knowledgeable and enthusiastic interest in nursing research and to provide a foundation for their use of research findings as a basis for practice. The course assists the student in understanding the theory and process of research, including the exploration of research designs and methods, data analysis, and the utilization of research findings, and a focus on the student as a consumer of research.

ABS Gerontological Nursing Theory (Cr.3)
57:705:430:Sec.T1:05359 Law 204
5/31-8/17 Th 8:00am-11:40am
Wassel, Melanie
Email: melanie.wassel@rutgers.edu
Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Note special schedule. Simulation/Remediation fee of $50. Focuses on the aging process and normal physiological, psychosocial, relational, and functional changes of older adults. Episodic and common chronic health programs of older adults will be studies. Specialized needs of older adults and their families as well as supports and resources will be discussed. End of life care will be further elaborated.

ABS Gerontological Nursing Lab (Cr.3)
57:705:431:Sec.T1:05371 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
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Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Field clinic - contact instructor for more information regarding days, times, and location. Supervised evidence-based and holistic nursing practice in the care of older adults in various facilities such as adult day care, long term care, and hospitals will be the focus.

ABS Gerontological Nursing Lab (Cr.3)
57:705:431:Sec.T2:05370 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
Email:
Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Field clinic - contact instructor for more information regarding days, times, and location. Supervised evidence-based and holistic nursing practice in the care of older adults in various facilities such as adult day care, long term care, and hospitals will be the focus.

ABS Gerontological Nursing Lab (Cr.3)
57:705:431:Sec.T3:05368 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
Email:
Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Field clinic - contact instructor for more information regarding days, times, and location. Supervised evidence-based and holistic nursing practice in the care of older adults in various facilities such as adult day care, long term care, and hospitals will be the focus.

ABS Gerontological Nursing Lab (Cr.3)
57:705:431:Sec.T4:05366 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
Email:
Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Field clinic - contact instructor for more information regarding days, times, and location. Supervised evidence-based and holistic nursing practice in the care of older adults in various facilities such as adult day care, long term care, and hospitals will be the focus.

ABS Gerontological Nursing Lab (Cr.3)
57:705:431:Sec.T5:05364 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
Email:
Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Field clinic - contact instructor for more information regarding days, times, and location. Supervised evidence-based and holistic nursing practice in the care of older adults in various facilities such as adult day care, long term care, and hospitals will be the focus.

ABS Gerontological Nursing Lab (Cr.3)
57:705:431:Sec.T6:05362 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
Email:
Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Field clinic - contact instructor for more information regarding days, times, and location. Supervised evidence-based and holistic nursing practice in the care of older adults in various facilities such as adult day care, long term care, and hospitals will be the focus.

ABS Gerontological Nursing Lab (Cr.3)
57:705:431:Sec.T7:05360 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
Email:
Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Field clinic - contact instructor for more information regarding days, times, and location. Supervised evidence-based and holistic nursing practice in the care of older adults in various facilities such as adult day care, long term care, and hospitals will be the focus.

ABS Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Theory (Cr.3)
57:705:466:Sec.T1:05372 Law 206
5/31-8/17 W 8:00am-11:30am
Wunnenberg, Mary
Email: mary.wunnenberg@rutgers.edu
Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Note special schedule. Simulation/Remediation fee of $50. This course provides the student with a foundation in psychiatric mental health nursing theory. It integrates previously acquired knowledge in nursing, pharmacology, psychology, anthropology, and other social and physical sciences into the understanding of human behavior and mental health and illness.

ABS Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Lab (Cr.3)
57:705:467:Sec.T1:05338 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
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Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Field clinic - contact instructor for more information regarding days, times, and location. This course is a supervised clinical experience of evidence-based, holistic nursing practice in the mental health care of patients across the life span in psychiatric behavioral health care settings.

ABS Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Lab (Cr.3)
57:705:467:Sec.T2:05378 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
Email:
Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Field clinic - contact instructor for more information regarding days, times, and location. This course is a supervised clinical experience of evidence-based, holistic nursing practice in the mental health care of patients across the life span in psychiatric behavioral health care settings.

ABS Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Lab (Cr.3)
57:705:467:Sec.T3:05377 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
Email:
Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Field clinic - contact instructor for more information regarding days, times, and location. This course is a supervised clinical experience of evidence-based, holistic nursing practice in the mental health care of patients across the life span in psychiatric behavioral health care settings.

ABS Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Lab (Cr.3)
57:705:467:Sec.T4:05376 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
Email:
Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Field clinic - contact instructor for more information regarding days, times, and location. This course is a supervised clinical experience of evidence-based, holistic nursing practice in the mental health care of patients across the life span in psychiatric behavioral health care settings.

ABS Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Lab (Cr.3)
57:705:467:Sec.T5:05375 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
Email:
Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Field clinic - contact instructor for more information regarding days, times, and location. This course is a supervised clinical experience of evidence-based, holistic nursing practice in the mental health care of patients across the life span in psychiatric behavioral health care settings.

ABS Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Lab (Cr.3)
57:705:467:Sec.T6:05374 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
Email:
Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Field clinic - contact instructor for more information regarding days, times, and location. This course is a supervised clinical experience of evidence-based, holistic nursing practice in the mental health care of patients across the life span in psychiatric behavioral health care settings.

ABS Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Lab (Cr.3)
57:705:467:Sec.T7:05373 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Staff
Email:
Open only to Nursing students. By permission of instructor. Field clinic - contact instructor for more information regarding days, times, and location. This course is a supervised clinical experience of evidence-based, holistic nursing practice in the mental health care of patients across the life span in psychiatric behavioral health care settings.

Pharmacology (Cr.3)
57:705:489:Sec.T3:05379 Law 206
5/31-8/17 Th 12:30pm-4:00pm
Staff
Email:
Prerequisite: Wellness and Health Assessment; Basic Clinical Nursing Competencies. Note special schedule. Exam Soft fee of $20. This course presents the role of nurses in promoting responsible use of chemicals to enhance health while minimizing detrimental effects. Course content covers basic concepts of pharmacology, major drug groups, and their use in practice. Nursing implications stressed.

SCHOOL NURSING PROGRAM
The courses below are offered as part of the School Nursing Certificate program, and are available to students taking that program only. The program will encompass all of the courses below. Competitive admission is through Dr. Sharon Conway. For more information, contact her directly at email: sharon.conway@rutgers.edu.

Principles of School Nursing and School Health Services (Cr.3)
57:705:495:Sec.J1:02425 CS 110
8/1-8/5 M,Tu,W,Th,F 8:30am-5:30pm
Atkins, Joy
Email: joy_atkins@verizon.net
For students in the School Nurse Certificate Program only. Note special schedule. This introductory course focuses on the role of the school nurse within the school system and as a planner, practitioner, and evaluator of school health services in the community. The student will study laws and regulations as they apply to the administration of the school health program; assessment of children relative to their physical, psychological and environmental well-being including cultural factors related to health and wellness; referral networking, and substance awareness education.

Methods and Issues in Health Education (Cr.3)
57:705:496:Sec.D1:02426 CS 110
6/27-7/7 M,Tu,W,Th,F 8:30am-5:00pm
Cogan, Robin
Email: rcogan8@aol.com
For students in the School Nurse Certificate Program only. Note special schedule. This course will help prepare the nurse educator within a school health program utilizing a theoretical basis, and practical application of methods and materials for teaching health education to children in grades K-12. Emphasis will be on health promotion, injury prevention, and substance awareness strategies. Learning assessments of students relative to their readiness, development levels, and cultural needs will be explored.

Contemporary Issues in School Nursing (Cr.3)
57:705:497:Sec.T4:02427 CS 109
5/31-8/17 W 4:30pm-8:30pm
Conway, Sharon
Email: sharon.conway@rutgers.edu
For students in the School Nurse Certificate Program only. Note special schedule. Students collaborate with certified school nurses, health educators, and clinical faculty to further develop expertise, competencies, and skills necessary for certification as a school nurse. Focus on addressing the developmental levels, special learning needs, and cultural differences of all students.

Contemporary Issues in School Nursing Practicum I (Cr.3)
57:705:498:Sec.T1:02428 n/a
5/31-8/17 Time by arrangement
Cogan, Robin
Email: rcogan8@aol.com
For students in the School Nurse Certificate Program only. Note special schedule. This practicum course will provide opportunities for the student to work in the public school program and school setting with certified school nurses, health educators, and clinical faculty to further develop knowledge, competencies, and skills needed for certification as a school nurse. Students will participate in formal health teaching using current curriculum methods and practices.

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GRADUATE NURSING
Graduate Nursing courses are open only to students in the program.

Foundations of Nursing Science (Cr.3)
58:705:511:Sec.T5:03048 BSB 336 and eCollege
5/31-8/17 Meeting in-class Tu 6:00pm-9:00pm on 6/7, 6/21, 7/5, 7/19, 8/2, and 8/16; additional time by arrangement online.
Beckmann, Claudia
Email: cbeckman@camden.rutgers.edu
Open to Graduate Nursing students only. Note special schedule. Hybrid course with some online content; go to http://ecollege.rutgers.edu. Note that 58:705:511 and 58:705:517 may be scheduled together. Advanced nursing practice requires the use of science based theories, concepts and philosophical underpinnings to determine the nature and significance of health and health care delivery phenomena. World views as well as knowledge from social and organizational sciences will guide this course.

Evidence Based Prevention, Promotion and Practice (Cr.3)
58:705:517:Sec.T5:03049 BSB 336 and eCollege
5/31-8/17 Meeting in-class Tu 6:00pm-9:00pm on 5/31, 6/14, 6/28, 7/12, 7/26, and 8/9; additional time by arrangement online.
Beitz, Janice
Email: janice.beitz@rutgers.edu
Open to Graduate Nursing students only. Note special schedule. Hybrid course with some online content; go to http://ecollege.rutgers.edu. Note that 58:705:511 and 58:705:517 may be scheduled together. This research course will build on the student's knowledge of research methodology and evidence based practice. Health prevention and promotion research related to the client across the lifespan will be critiqued and analyzed by students in order to gain a more thorough understanding of how to translate the information to practice.

Advanced Pharmacology (Cr.3)
58:705:518:Sec.T5:03804 LAW 206
5/31-8/17 W 12:30pm-5:00pm
Pacetti, Stacy
Email: pacettst@sn.rutgers.edu
Open to Graduate Nursing students only. By permission of instructor. Note special schedule. This course presents the roles of nurses in promoting responsible use of chemicals to enhance health while minimizing detrimental effects. Course content covers basic concepts of pharmacology, major drug groups, and their use in practice. Nursing implications stressed. This course provides an in-depth student pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacotherapeutics for the APN in order to manage health and disease states. Emphasis will be placed on safe and appropriate medication selections for clients with multiple diagnoses, monitoring parameters of therapeutic levels and potential drug interactions and education. Current research findings and implications will be examined that guide drug management selection. Legislation and regulations impacting the APN's responsibilities in prescribing and managing medications will be examined.

Advanced Heath/Physical Assessment (Cr.3)
58:705:519:Sec.T2:05291 BSB 109 and Dorm Lab
5/31-8/17 Tu,Th 10:50am-1:15pm
Staff
Email: cbeckman@camden.rutgers.edu
Open to Graduate Nursing students only. By permission of instructor. Note special schedule. Standardized Patient Fee of $500. Nurse Pack Fee of $116. Examsoft fee of $20. Lab meetings will occur in the dorm labs - contact instructor for more information. Students will build from focused to comprehensive health assessment as a basis for wellness promotion across the life span. This course provides a foundation for the critical thinking skills required to master core scientific principles and incorporate technical skills into nursing practice. Students will develop the skills of history taking, inspection, palpation, percussion, auscultation, and documentation of the health assessment. The course also provides the knowledge, skills, and experiences required by the APN in the area of advanced health assessment. A holistic approach is used in teh comprehensive assessment of both health promoion and illness across the lifespan. The role of the APN in evaluation assessment data and selecting appropriate diagnostic tests will be examined. This course includes theory, laboratory, and clinical experience to expand on both critical thinking and diagnostic reasoning skills.

Advanced Heath/Physical Assessment (Cr.3)
58:705:521:Sec.T3:03183 BSB 109, Dorm Lab and eCollege
5/31-8/17 Tu 2:00pm-5:30pm and time by arrangement
Sousou, Jeanann
Email: jeanann.sousou.cnm@rutgers.edu
Open to Graduate Nursing students only. Note special schedule. Hybrid course with some online content; go to http://ecollege.rutgers.edu. Standardized Patient Fee of $500. Examsoft fee of $20. Lab meetings will occur in the dorm labs - contact instructor for more information. This course provides the knowledge, skills and experience required by the APN in the area of advanced health assessment. A holistic approach is used in the comprehensive assessment of both health promotion and illness across the lifespan. The role of the APN in evaluation assessment data and selecting appropriate diagnostic tests will be examined. This course includes theory, laboratory, and clinical experiences to expand on both critical thinking and diagnostic reasoning skill.

Advanced Pathophysiology (Cr.3)
58:705:523:Sec.T1:03050 Law204 and eCollege
5/31-8/17 Tu 9:00am-12:30pm and time by arrangemnet
Santamore, William
Email: william.santamore@rutgers.edu
Open to Graduate Nursing students only. Note special schedule. Hybrid course with some online content; go to http://ecollege.rutgers.edu. This course is designed to present the APN with the necessary pathophysiological knowledge required to examine physiologic alterations of underlying disease processes in order to appropriately diagnose and treat common physical and mental illnesses throughout the lifespan. Current research in pathophysiology will be explored.

WOC Nursing Clinical Practicum (Cr.3)
58:705:553:Sec.T6:03052 BSB 109 and eCollege
5/31-8/17 M 4:00pm-5:55pm on 6/13, 6/27, 7/11, 7/25, 8/8, 8/15 and time by arrangement
Beitz, Janice
Email: janice.beitz@rutgers.edu
Open to Graduate Nursing students only. Note special schedule. Hybrid course with some online content; go to http://ecollege.rutgers.edu. This clinical course is comprised of the completion of 160 hours of required clinical preceptorship with an appropriately credentialed preceptor(s) in the specialty areas of wound ostomy continence nursing and with a focus on professional practice issues. Students apply theoretical concepts and evidence-based practice principles to clinical care situations under expert direction.

Health Information Systems and Technology (Cr.3)
58:705:607:Sec.T5:03806 Law 206 and eCollege
5/31-8/17 W 6:00pm-9:00pm and time by arrangement
Kurliand, Michael
Email: michael.kurliand@nemours.org
Open to Graduate Nursing students only. Note special schedule. Hybrid course with some online content; go to http://ecollege.rutgers.edu. Note that 58:705:607 & 58:705:691 may be scheduled together. Students will explore the nature and functions of health informatics, the current state of the science, present and future applications, and major issues for research and development. Topics include information processing and management, decision support, computer-based patient records and information systems, standards and codes, databases, outcomes research, and the generation and management of knowledge. The focus is primarily on informatics in the delivery and management of patient care, but students will also receive an overview of current developments in instructional technology. Legal, ethical, regulatory, and cultural considerations will be explored as they relate to information management in health care.

Leading Interprofessional Collaborative Teams in Healthcare Organizations (Cr.3)
58:705:691:Sec.T6:03808 Law 206 and eCollege
5/31-8/17 W 6:00pm-9:00pm and time by arrangement
Jackson, Kathleen
Email: kathleen.jackson@rutgers.edu
Open to Graduate Nursing students only. Note special schedule. Hybrid course with some online content; go to http://ecollege.rutgers.edu. Note that 58:705:607 & 58:705:691 may be scheduled together. This course aims to improve the quality and effectiveness of healthcare organizations by exploring complexity science, quality improvement measures, health system models, and organizational theory. Students will gain insight into their own leadership capabilities and will be challenged to become transformational leaders who will function as future change agents, facilitators of teams and authority figures. Students will explore strategies to create, sustain, and evaluate system solutions for complex problems that have been identified, leading to improved health outcomes. In addition, they will work collaboratively in interdisciplinary teams to examine how organizational cultures function in diverse healthcare environments.

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