NURS 450 Special Topics in Nursing

2 credits, Spring

Explores concepts and issues not covered in depth in other required nursing courses. This elective course builds on the methodological skills of NURS 435. Students focus on deep exploration of issues important in the health care arena and the nursing profession, which may include such topics as peri-operative nursing, alternative health care approaches, women’s health issues, variations in healthcare systems, and gerontics. Students must participate at a high level and produce papers and other presentations.

Prerequisite(s): Must meet all progression criteria for fourth-year status in the nursing major as outlined in the University catalog including a grade of "C" or better in NURS 405, NURS 409, NURS 435, NURS 460