Nursing Skills Lab (SKILLS LAB)

SKILLS LAB 413.04  PMHNP Advanced Health Assessment Skills Lab  (1 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring  

Instructor(s): Amanda E Ling

Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Psychiatric Mental Health nursing students.

Activities: Laboratory

Course provides a guided laboratory experience designed to develop mastery of advanced skills in psychiatric mental health nursing assessment.

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  • School: Nursing
  • Department: Community Health Care Systems
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
  • Repeat course for credit? Yes

SKILLS LAB 413.10  Family Health Care Skills Lab  (1 Units)  Fall  

Instructor(s): Lisa K. MihalyLisa K. Mihaly also teaches: NURSING 247.02B, NURSING 217F, Pilar Bernal de Pheils

Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Consent of instructor.

Guided clinical laboratory experience designed to develop mastery of advanced health assessment skills.

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  • School: Nursing
  • Department: Family Health Care Nursing
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: Letter Grade, P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
  • Repeat course for credit? No

SKILLS LAB 413.10A  Advanced Practice Nursing Primary Care Procedures Lab  (0.5 Units)  Winter  

Instructor(s): Michalle G Ramirez-MclaughlinMichalle G Ramirez-Mclaughlin also teaches: NURSING 259.04A

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: No restrictions

Activities: Lab skills

In this course, through a series of labs, advanced practice nursing students will engage in hands-on experience performing a variety of common primary care procedures including, but not limited to, microscopy, long-acting reversible contraceptive methods, and outpatient dermatology procedures. Students will learn indications, risks, benefits, and alternatives of the various procedures; patient management; and patient follow-up.

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  • School: Nursing
  • Department: Family Health Care Nursing
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
  • Repeat course for credit? No

SKILLS LAB 413.11  Advanced Practice Nursing Skills Lab in Pediatrics  (1-2 Units)  Fall  

Instructor(s): Bridget E GramkowskiBridget E Gramkowski also teaches: NURSING 415.11B, NURSING 246.04C, NURSING 246.04D, NURSING 246.04E, Tiffany N Lambright

Prerequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in N270

Restrictions: Adv. Practice Ped. Nursing, Acute Cre Ped. Nurse Practitioner student or consent of instructor.

Activities: Lab skills

Course provides groundwork for advanced nursing practice health assessment skills, procedures, and history taking through practice in both the laboratory and clinical settings with a focus on the pediatric population.

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  • School: Nursing
  • Department: Family Health Care Nursing
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: Letter Grade, P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? Yes
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
  • Repeat course for credit? Yes

SKILLS LAB 413.12  Neonatal Skills Lab  (1 Units)  Fall  

Instructor(s): Jana M KohlerJana M Kohler also teaches: NURSING 415.12, Christine G SmithChristine G Smith also teaches: NURSING 267A, NURSING 254B, NURSING 254C, NURSING 254A

Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Consent of instructor.

Activities: Lab skills

This skills lab will prepare the advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) to plan for and provide care for neonatal patients across neonatal care settings, from convalescence through acute illness. Integration of theoretical concepts with neonatal physiology and pathophysiology will be supported through interactive exercises that develop assessment and management skills necessary for practice in the neonatal care setting. Development of skills in neonatal procedures.

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  • School: Nursing
  • Department: Family Health Care Nursing
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
  • Repeat course for credit? No

SKILLS LAB 413.13  Advanced Skills Application in Acute Care Pediatrics  (1 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Prerequisite(s): Completion of the following year 1 Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner specialty program coursework: NURSING 245.06, SKILLSLAB 413.11, NURSING 246.06A, NURSING 415.11A.\r\n\r\nOr active enrollment as an Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner specialty post-graduate student, or instructor approval.

Restrictions: Enrollment as an Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner specialty student, or as a Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner specialty post-graduate student, or instructor approval.

This course provides students with the opportunity to obtain basic and advanced clinical skills for the pediatric patient requiring acute evaluation and management. Emphasis is placed on applying evidence-based practice concepts related to information gathering, advanced physical assessment, patient presentation, and procedural skills across the spectrum of pediatric acute care.

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  • School: Nursing
  • Department: Family Health Care Nursing
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

SKILLS LAB 413.15A  Skills Lab for Sexual, Reproductive and Gender Health  (0.5-2 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Staff

Prerequisite(s): NSL 413.15

Restrictions: Must be enrolled in the Nurse-Midwifery/Women's Health Nurse Practitioner specialty.

Activities: Laboratory

This laboratory course focuses on development of necessary clinical and communication skills for safely and respectfully providing high quality nurse-midwifery and women’s health care. Student skill development will be specific to advanced practice management in outpatient and inpatient settings, including procedures requiring both technical skill and communication skill.

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  • School: Nursing
  • Department: Family Health Care Nursing
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? Yes
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
  • Repeat course for credit? Yes

SKILLS LAB 413.20A  Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Health Assessment Skills Lab  (1 Units)  Fall  

Instructor(s): Joseph L SimmonsJoseph L Simmons also teaches: NURSING 414.20B

Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Adult Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner students only.

Activities: Lab skills

Course provides an opportunity to apply theory in clinical practice to further develop skills and to extend clinical expertise in selected aspects of physiological nursing. Guided clinical laboratory experience designed to develop mastery of advanced physical assessment and exam skills.

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  • School: Nursing
  • Department: Physiological Nursing
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
  • Repeat course for credit? No

SKILLS LAB 413.25B  Clinical Electrocardiography Skills Lab  (1 Units)  Spring  

Instructor(s): Michele M PelterMichele M Pelter also teaches: NURSING 225, NURSING 298A

Prerequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in N225

Restrictions: None.

Activities: Lab skills

Supervised experience in which students learn to interpret the standard 12-lead electrocardiogram and understand the implications for clinical decision-making.

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  • School: Nursing
  • Department: Physiological Nursing
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
  • Repeat course for credit? No

SKILLS LAB 413.28  AGNP Advanced Health Assessment Skills Lab  (1 Units)  Fall  

Instructor(s): Helen R HorvathHelen R Horvath also teaches: NURSING 245.28

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner students.

Activities: Laboratory

Supervised application of health assessment concepts and skills. Students perform systematic health assessments of adults with a focus on differentiating normal from abnormal findings.

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  • School: Nursing
  • Department: Community Health Care Systems
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
  • Repeat course for credit? No

SKILLS LAB 413.29  Adult-Gero Clinical Nurse Specialist Health Assessment  (1 Units)  Fall  

Instructor(s): Laura-Ann L Kee, Lynda A Mackin

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None\r\n

Activities: Lab skills

Guided learning activity to develop advanced nursing practice health assessment and physical examination skills. Learners practice various health and physical assessments of adults and older adults with a focus on differentiating normal from abnormal findings.

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  • School: Nursing
  • Department: Physiological Nursing
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
  • Repeat course for credit? No

SKILLS LAB 413.50  Behavioral Approaches for Diabetes Across the Lifespan Lab  (1 Units)  Spring  

Instructor(s): Maureen T. McGrathMaureen T. McGrath also teaches: NURSING 296A, NURSING 296B, NURSING 414.96

Prerequisite(s): Must be concurrently enrolled in didactic course (N296B) Behavioral Approaches for Diabetes Across the Lifespan

Restrictions: Limited to 20

Activities: Laboratory

N301.50 Behavioral Approaches for Diabetes Management Across the Lifespan. Course focuses on the complex behavioral, educational, and family skills required to support patients in living with diabetes. The lab focuses on student skill development in varied forms of behavioral and family intervention (e.g. motivational interviewing; coping skills training, problem-solving interventions, behavioral goal setting and follow-up).

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  • School: Nursing
  • Department: Family Health Care Nursing
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes
  • Course Grading Convention: Letter Grade, P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No