Nursing Skills Lab (SKILLS LAB)

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

Instructor(s): Jane Abanes, Katerina Melino

Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Psychiatric Mental Health nursing students.

Activities: Lab skills

An immersive, interactive lab experience that provides students with foundational skills for therapeutic relationship building and diagnostic interviewing. Using low-fidelity simulation, lab will develop psychiatric interviewing skills, motivational interviewing, and diagnostic reasoning.

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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 MihalyLisa Mihaly also teaches: NURSING 247.02B, NURSING 217F, NURSING 247.02C

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
  • 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): Becca NeuwirthBecca Neuwirth 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 GramkowskiBridget Gramkowski also teaches: NURSING 238B, NURSING 232.01, NURSING 232.05A, NURSING 246.04C, NURSING 246.04D, NURSING 246.04E, Mary Gallagher

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): Amy RenfroAmy Renfro also teaches: NURSING 270.07, NURSING 292B, NURSING 267A, NURSING 254B, NURSING 254A, Chrissy SmithChrissy Smith also teaches: NURSING 415.12, NURSING 415.17

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)  Winter  

Prerequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in NURSING 255.06 or instructor approval.

Restrictions: Course enrollment is limited to ACPNP students or approval of the FOR.

Activities: Lab skills

This course provides students with the opportunity to obtain basic and advanced diagnostic and psychomotor skills for evaluation and management of infants, children, and adolescents with complex acute, chronic, and critical illness. 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: Letter Grade
  • 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 413.15A  Skills Lab for Sexual, Reproductive and Gender Health  (0.5-2 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Staff

Prerequisite(s): NSL 413.10

Restrictions: Must be enrolled in the Nurse-Midwifery specialty.

This laboratory course focuses on development of necessary clinical and communication skills for safely and respectfully providing high quality nurse-midwifery 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): Scott WeylandScott Weyland also teaches: NURSING 245.05

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 Pelter

Prerequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in N225

Restrictions: Requires instructor approval.

Activities: Web work

Case-based learning on how to interpret standard 12-lead electrocardiograms and rhythm strips to enhance 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? 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? No

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

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

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner students.

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): Denise LiDenise Li also teaches: NURSING 288F

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): Carolina NoyaCarolina Noya also teaches: NURSING 296C, 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

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

SKILLS LAB 420  Family Health Care Advanced Health Assessment Skills Lab  (1 Units)  Winter  

Instructor(s): Staff

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Open to PB-DNP students or with consent of instructor

The course focuses on performance of systematic health assessment throughout the lifespan, leading to a growing ability to differentiate between normal and abnormal findings. Students will identify and acknowledge the impact of stressors that arise from physical, social, developmental, and occupational sources. The course will utilize simulation-based activities to support the application of health assessment concepts and skills.

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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? Yes
  • 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 440A  AGACNP Advanced Health Assessment Skills Lab  (1 Units)  Winter  

Instructor(s): Staff

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Open to PB-DNP students or with consent of instructor

Activities: Lab skills

This skills lab course develops clinical skills to expand expertise in selected aspects of advanced practice nursing. Didactic evaluation along with guided clinical laboratory experiences and return demonstrations are designed to develop mastery of advanced physical assessment examination\r\ntechniques and skills focusing on normal to identify abnormal.

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  • School: Nursing
  • Department: Physiological Nursing
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? Yes
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes
  • 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 450  AGPCNP Advanced Health Asseessment Skills Lab  (1 Units)  Winter  

Instructor(s): Staff

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Open to PB-DNP students or consent of instructor

Activities: Lab skills

Guided learning activity to apply advanced practice nursing health assessment concepts and develop physical examination skills. Students perform systematic health assessment 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? Yes
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes
  • 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 460  Pediatric Advanced Practice Nursing Skills Lab  (1 Units)  Winter  

Instructor(s): Staff

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Open to PB-DNP program students or with consent of instructor.

Activities: Lab skills

This 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? Yes
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes
  • 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