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Summer 2014 Courses

The School of Nursing offers several summer courses that are open to all UCLA and non-UCLA students during the Summer.  Please go to Summer Sessions website for information about registration, dates, and summer fees. 

The following is a list of courses being offered this Summer:

Summer 2014 Session A

Nursing 13: Introduction to Human Anatomy (5) - GE Scientific Inquiry - Life Science
Lecture, three hours; laboratory, two hours. Structural presentation of human body, including musculoskeletal, nervous, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, renal, and reproductive systems. Laboratory uses virtual cadaver dissection and examination. Letter grading.
 
Nursing 50:
Fundamentals of Epidemiology (4)
Lecture, three hours; laboratory, three hours. Epidemiology focuses on distribution and determinants of health-related states or events in specified populations. Fundamentally, epidemiology seeks to control health problems in communities and institutions. Letter grading.

Nursing 213:   Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Professional Role: Work, Health, Environment (4)
(Formerly number 213A, 213B) Lecture, four hours. Introduction to multidisciplinary occupational health environment, including work settings, special worker populations at risk, occupational health nursing scope and standards of practice, and legal and regulatory issues and research that affect occupational and environmental health nursing. Letter grading.

Nursing 226:  Seminar: Aging Research (1-2)
Seminar, two hours. Preparation: completion of first-year coursework. Discussion and conceptualization of gerontological nursing concepts within context of specialty areas of research (acute care, oncology, occupational health, and gerontological nursing). Provides opportunity for students to integrate gerontological nursing concepts into their evolving dissertation research and to examine state of science in their areas of focus. Core faculty from all specialty areas participate in discussions. May be repeated for maximum of 10 units. S/U grading.

Summer 2014 Session C

Nursing 3: Human Physiology for Healthcare Providers (5) - GE Scientific Inquiry - Life Science
Lecture, three hours; laboratory, two hours. Basic understanding of human physiological processes, with emphasis on applications to patient evaluation and care. Concepts underlying normal function and how alterations in these normal functions can affect body systems. Knowledge and understanding of these normal human processes is basic to providing quality nursing care. Examination of system variations across lifespan. Letter grading.

Nursing 227: Ethnogeriatric Nursing (4)
Lecture, three hours. Requisite: course 209. Identification of unique content related to minority aging using Giger and Davidhizar Transcultural Assessment Model. Examination of transcultural nursing viewed as culturally competent practice that is both client centered and research focused. Exploration of difference between Eurocentric lens and geroethnic lens when providing nursing care to ethnically and racially diverse elders. In-depth examination of issues related to conducting research with elders who are racially and ethnically diverse in variety of healthcare settings. Study designs for conducting research, issues surrounding informed consent of minority elders, and data collection techniques, including critique and use of data collection instruments used in community and long-term care settings, behavioral observations, interviews, and surveys. Letter grading.

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