Sharon Keating

Full Time Lecturer

Nursing & Health Sciences / Community

508-910-6519

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A course to prepare first-year nursing students for the demands of higher education and foster the development of a professional nursing identity. The course promotes academic success and social development by fostering personal and academic goal setting, evaluating personal learning styles, and developing successful study strategies. Students will gain or improve study techniques and strategies, research literacy, time management skills, organizational skills, speaking and writing skills, personal development, interpersonal skills, career goals, appreciation for cultural diversity, and orientation to university resources and services.

Provides an introduction to the discipline of professional nursing. Learners examine their values and beliefs in relation to the basic concepts and behaviors that define the discipline. Promoting health, guiding persons through the health care experience and shaping the health care environment are presented as key processes to maximize health for individuals, families, groups and communities. Emphasis is placed on socializing the learner as an active, developing professional within the context and dimensions of the discipline. Learners will explore their relationship to self, individuals, families and communities as well as to the profession of nursing.

Building on prior knowledge of physical assessment, pathophysiology, pharmacology, and other treatment modalities. Students expand and extend their knowledge of adult-gerontology primary care management of short-term acute illness and acute exacerbation of chronic health problems to maximize health. Current standards of practice and advanced practice nursing interventions are used to promote health, assess and reduce risk, and guide patients who are experiencing acute illness through the health care experience.

Building on prior knowledge of physical assessment, pathophysiology, pharmacology, and other treatment modalities. Students expand and extend their knowledge of adult-gerontology primary care management of short-term acute illness and acute exacerbation of chronic health problems to maximize health. Current standards of practice and advanced practice nursing interventions are used to promote health, assess and reduce risk, and guide patients who are experiencing acute illness through the health care experience.

Second of three didactic courses to facilitate the DNP scholarly project. This course focuses on the development of an evidence-based project proposal for a translational research project. Students will complete and submit an Institutional Review Board (IRB) application. Emphasis is placed on the design and implementation of the project proposal. Course development was guided by the AA CN (2006) Essentials for DNP Education.

Second of three didactic courses to facilitate the DNP scholarly project. This course focuses on the development of an evidence-based project proposal for a translational research project. Students will complete and submit an Institutional Review Board (IRB) application. Emphasis is placed on the design and implementation of the project proposal. Course development was guided by the AA CN (2006) Essentials for DNP Education.

Second of three didactic courses to facilitate the DNP scholarly project. This course focuses on the development of an evidence-based project proposal for a translational research project. Students will complete and submit an Institutional Review Board (IRB) application. Emphasis is placed on the design and implementation of the project proposal. Course development was guided by the AA CN (2006) Essentials for DNP Education.

Second of three didactic courses to facilitate the DNP scholarly project. This course focuses on the development of an evidence-based project proposal for a translational research project. Students will complete and submit an Institutional Review Board (IRB) application. Emphasis is placed on the design and implementation of the project proposal. Course development was guided by the AA CN (2006) Essentials for DNP Education.

Second of three didactic courses to facilitate the DNP scholarly project. This course focuses on the development of an evidence-based project proposal for a translational research project. Students will complete and submit an Institutional Review Board (IRB) application. Emphasis is placed on the design and implementation of the project proposal. Course development was guided by the AA CN (2006) Essentials for DNP Education.

Third in a series of three didactic courses to facilitate the scholarly capstone project. This course focuses on the dissemination of findings of an evidence based project for translating evidence into practice. Emphasis is placed on multiple modalities for disseminating project findings. Students will continue to explore the various roles of the DNP.

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Online and Continuing Education Courses

Second of three mentored practica to facilitate the scholarly project and develop the DNP role. The focus of this residency is to implement an evidence-based project. Collaborative data collection and management strategies are utilized to support the implementation and evaluation process. This practicum builds on the knowledge, skills and attitudes of the students to enhance collaborative and interprofessional practice. Course development was guided by the AACN (2006) Essentials for DNP Education.

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