Nursing

Degrees and Certificates

Classes

HDI 7010 : Healthcare Design and Innovation: Systems and Design Thinking for Healthcare Innovation

Examine value-driven leadership that is customer-focused with healthcare knowledge. Learn how to assemble teams that can envision the future, navigate complexity and uncertainty during rapid change, assess risk preparedness and tolerance—all while innovating and improving access to care.

Offered in partnership with Villanova School of Business and Fitzpatrick College of Nursing.

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Clock Hours 16

HDI 7020 : Healthcare Design and Innovation: Economic Forces and Policy Shaping Healthcare

Gain an understanding of basic economic theory, market drivers, healthcare financing and reimbursement, and cost/benefit analysis. Explore relationships among local, state, federal and global structures and processes involved in healthcare policy formation.

Offered in partnership with Villanova School of Business and Fitzpatrick College of Nursing.

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HDI 7030 : Healthcare Design and Innovation: Digital Health and Analytics

Examine the opportunities, challenges, and ethical implications of digital technology and big data on healthcare. Analyze how data can provide visual insights, predict trends, and enhance overall public health.

Offered in partnership with Villanova School of Business and Fitzpatrick College of Nursing.

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HDI 7040 : Healthcare Design and Innovation: Reimagining the Healthcare Supply Chain

Understand the fundamentals of supply chain management while identifying the unique aspects of healthcare supply chains, including the changing expectations of the consumer and regulated nature of the industry. Explore how insightful management of supply chains can lead to better healthcare.

Offered in partnership with Villanova School of Business and Fitzpatrick College of Nursing.

 

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NUCE 7000 : Medical Surgical Systems Update and Review

This virtual, synchronous course updates, reviews and/or refreshes your knowledge of common adult, medical/surgical conditions. Topics are arranged by system and focus on commonly encountered conditions - cardiovascular, pulmonary, GU/GI, endocrine, musculoskeletal, neurologic, oncologic, immunologic, and integumentary systems. Pathophysiology and diagnostic tests will be included

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NUCE 7001 : Pharmacology Update and Review

Do you remember the specifics of the angiotensin-renin system? How about why grapefruit interacts with so many medications? A review of commonly encountered medications used for each system will be provided in this program. The prudent use of anti-microbial medications will also be discussed

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Clock Hours 14

NUCE 7002 : Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid USA® is a public education program that introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems, builds understanding of their impact and overviews appropriate supports. This 8-hour course uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to offer initial help in a mental health crisis and connect people to the appropriate professional, peer, social and self-help care. The program also teaches common risk factors and warning signs of specific illnesses like anxiety, depression, substance use, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.

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NUCE 7003 : Peripheral IV Insertion & Management

This course incorporates the Infusion Nurses Society (INS) 2021 Standards of Practice. Content includes criteria for vein selection, vein location and identification, selection of supplies and equipment, and potential complications of IV therapy. A review of developmental considerations for pediatric patients will be presented. Information on legal aspects, malpractice insurance, and proper documentation will be included

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NUCE 7004 : Skills Immersion Lab

Gain clinical experiences in a state-of-the-art simulation environment - without the anxiety and stress of providing patient care. Obtain hands-on experience with the latest equipment and techniques. Practice IV insertion and management, and expand your physical assessment knowledge and skills by focusing on a holistic assessment of the patient.

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Clock Hours 11

NUCE 7100 : Clinical Instructor/Preceptor Certificate Program

This asynchronous program is designed to expand your competence as a clinical instructor or
preceptor. Participants explore how to manage challenges that arise with student/new employee clinical performance, changes in patient status, and the value of teaching inter-professional collaboration. Participants receive information to enhance their effectiveness in the role. All are expected to engage in on-line discussions by raising questions, sharing experiences, and voicing concerns and challenges.

Offered in partnership with the M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing.

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Clock Hours 16

NUCE 7150 : Leadership and Management Theory

The connection between organizational theory, organizational structure, and the manager's role will be explored. Basic concepts of leadership including myths, traits, types and skills will be discussed as a tool for survival in today's health care environment. Effective ways to enable and facilitate staff will be highlighted. Learn how to enhance the functioning of your unit while improving satisfaction and productivity.

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Clock Hours 8

NUCE 7151 : Decision Making/Problem Solving/Critical Thinking Skills

Here is an opportunity to relate decision-making and creative/critical thinking skills to the role of the nurse manager. Find out how to do a gap analysis; review decision-making models; and acquire new problem-solving strategies that are useful in work related situations. Utilize a “six-thinking hats” strategy to expand your critical analysis abilities.

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Clock Hours 8

NUCE 7152 : Team Building: Selecting/Developing/Motivating/Empowering/Coaching Staff

This course is all about making teams work more effectively. It begins with keys to successful recruitment and moves on to a look at the manager's responsibility for the development and socialization of employees. Theories of motivation and their appropriate uses in the work setting will be reviewed. Separate the manager's role as a coach from that of counselor. Find out how to empower others.

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Clock Hours 8

NUCE 7153 : Performance Management/Succession Planning

Improve your performance appraisal skills so that your assessments are fair and equitable. Look at key concepts in the appraisal process. Find out what biases and prejudices you bring to that process. Discuss key factors that influence motivation and productivity. Explore the role of the nurse manager in relation to the staffing and scheduling process, including scheduling methods, standards, plans and classification systems.

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NUCE 7154 : Human Resources Management: Conflict/Negotiating/Time Management

Discover several ways to enhance your role and fine-tune your skills in the management of staff. Review time management strategies and develop a personal action plan. Discover your own negotiating strengths and identify areas for improvement. Learn six crucial steps in the negotiating process. View conflict as a disruptive and/or a constructive force in today's health care environment.

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Clock Hours 8

NUCE 7155 : Financial Management/Staffing and Scheduling

Here is a unique opportunity to expand your budgeting skills. Review basic concepts of financial management and apply selected economic principles to health care finance. Look at a health care budget and review the budget building process. Learn new ways to analyze financial statements.

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Clock Hours 8