Nursing/Graduate Clinical Nurse Specialist (NGCN)

Courses

NGCN 551. Adult - Gerontology: CNS I. 4 Units.

Focuses on theoretical basis of advanced nursing practice for adult and aging clients related to health-care delivery and continuity of chronic illness care in vulnerable populations. Contents applied to selected client populations.
Prerequisite: NGRD 621, NGRD 622, NGRD 625.

NGCN 552. Adult - Gerontology: CNS II. 4 Units.

Focuses on the physiological basis of advanced practice nursing care of adult and aging clients with specific acute and chronic health conditions. Utilizes a systems approach to the management of complex patient problems.
Prerequisite: NGRD 621, NGRD 622, NGRD 624, NGRD 625.

NGCN 553. Adult - Gerontology: CNS III. 4 Units.

Focuses on issues relevant to the clinical nurse specialist caring for the adult and aging client. Includes topics and applications relevant to organization leadership, clinical reasoning, quality improvement, collaboration, consultation, finances, and other concepts necessary for CNS role implementation. Per week: theory 2 hours, clinical 6 hours.

NGCN 554. Adult - Gerontology: CNS Clinical Practicum. 2-8 Units.

Experiential learning of the advanced practice role under the guidance of faculty and clinical experts in the area of adult and aging. Emphasizes the clinical competencies outlined by AACN. Per week: clinical hours variable.
Prerequisite: NGCN 551, NGCN 552, NGCN 553.

NGCN 561. Pediatrics: Clinical Nurse Specialist I. 4 Units.

Focuses on theoretical basis of advanced nursing practice for the child and family related to health-care delivery and continuity of chronic illness care in vulnerable populations. Students apply content to selected client populations.
Prerequisite: NGRD 621, NGRD 622,NGRD 625.

NGCN 562. Pediatrics: Clinical Nurse Specialist II. 4 Units.

Focuses on the pathophysiological basis of advanced practice nursing care of the child with specific acute and chronic health conditions. Utilizes a systems approach to the management of complex patient problems.
Prerequisite: NGCN 561.

NGCN 563. Pediatrics: Clinical Nurse Specialist III. 4 Units.

Focuses on issues relevant to the clinical nurse specialist caring for the child and family. Includes topics and applications relevant to organization leadership, clinical reasoning, quality improvement, collaboration, consultation, finances, and other concepts necessary for CNS role implementation. Per week: theory 2 hours, clinical 6 hours.
Prerequisite: NGCN 562.

NGCN 564. Pediatrics: Clinical Nurse Specialist Clinical Practicum. 2-8 Units.

Experiential learning of the CNS advanced practice role under the guidance of faculty and clinical experts in the area of the child and family. Emphasizes the clinical competencies outlined by AACN. Per week: clinical hours variable.
Prerequisite: NGCN 561, NGCN 562, NGCN 563.