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Nurse-Midwifery, M.S.

  • Midwifery Perspectives (NURS602)

    Understand the historical, cultural, and societal influences for the development of nurse-midwifery care and the midwifery profession. Prerequisites: NURS620, NURS606, NURS611, NURS612, NURS614, NURS616, NURS619, NURS626, NURS714, NURS716.

    3 credits

  • Advanced Health Assessment for Advanced Practice Nurses (NURS606)

    Enhance knowledge and skills of history taking, physical assessment, and clinical reasoning from a holistic perspective in order to prepare for practice as a nurse-midwife.

    4 credits

  • Advanced Pharmacology for Advanced Practice Nurses (NURS611)

    Nurse-Midwifery application of the principles of pharmacotherapy to promote health and manage illness from a client-centered perspective for diverse populations across the lifespan. Prerequisites: NURS620, NURS606, NURS612, NURS626.

    3 credits

    Prerequisite Courses: NURS606, NURS620, NURS626, NURS673

  • Nurse-Midwifery I: Healthcare for Women and Primary Care (NURS614)

    Integrates theory and evidence, related to gynecological and primary care, for holistic management and support of women’s health throughout the lifespan. Prerequisites: NURS620, NURS606, NURS612, NURS626.

    4 credits

    Prerequisite Courses: NURS606, NURS620, NURS626, NURS673

  • Global Perspectives of Health (NURS615)

    Development of a global perspective on social determinants of health. Integration of concepts from epidemiology, ecology, economics, politics, and religion in determining culturally responsive strategies to improve health.

    3 credits

  • Nurse-Midwifery II: Antepartal Care (NURS616)

    Integrates theory and evidence related to normal and high-risk antepartal care.

    2 credits

  • Nurse-Midwifery III: Intrapartum and Postpartum Care (NURS617)

    Integrates theory and evidence related to intrapartal and postpartum care.

    5 credits

  • Nurse-Midwifery IV: Newborn Care (NURS618)

    Integrates theory and evidence related to care of the healthy newborn. Prerequisites: NURS620, NURS606, NURS611, NURS612, NURS614, NURS616, NURS619, NURS626, NURS714, NURS716.

    2 credits

    Prerequisite Courses: NURS606, NURS611, NURS612, NURS616, NURS619, NURS620, NURS626, NURS714, NURS716

  • Fetal Evaluation (NURS619)

    Integrates theory and evidence related to evaluation of antepartal and intrapartal fetal status.

    2 credits

  • Reproductive Physiology for Advanced Practice Nurses (NURS620)

    Analysis of the normal physiologic basis for reproduction in humans that serves as the foundation for clinical assessment, decision making, and management for nurse midwives.

    3 credits

  • Evidence Translation for Practice (NURS626)

    Overview of nursing research process and methodologies, with an emphasis on critical appraisal of evidence for improving nursing practice.

    3 credits

  • Advanced Pathophysiology (NURS673)

    Analysis of the physiologic basis for manifestations of altered structure and function. Differences in physiologic responses to health and illness in diverse populations across the lifespan are addressed from a nursing perspective.

    3 credits

  • Nurse-Midwifery I: Practicum (NURS714)

    Applies the midwifery management process, theory, and evidence to provide holistic gynecological and primary care for women throughout the lifespan. Prerequisites: NURS620, NURS606, NURS612, NURS626.

    2 credits

    Prerequisite Courses: NURS606, NURS612, NURS620, NURS626

  • Nurse-Midwifery II: Practicum (NURS716)

    Applies the midwifery management process, theory, and evidence to provide holistic care for normal and high-risk childbearing families.

    2 credits

  • Nurse-Midwifery III: Practicum (NURS717)

    Applies the midwifery management process, theory, and evidence to provide holistic care for normal and high-risk childbearing families.

    3 credits

  • Nurse-Midwifery IV: Practicum (NURS718)

    1 credit

    Prerequisite Courses: NURS606, NURS611, NURS612, NURS614, NURS616, NURS619, NURS620, NURS626, NURS714, NURS716

  • Professional Issues for Nurse-Midwives (NURS753)

    Understand the political and economic bases of nurse-midwifery practice. Enhance knowledge of professional issues that impact the practicing APN. Prerequisites: NURS602, NURS620, NURS606, NURS611, NURS612, NURS614, NURS615, NURS616, NURS617, NURS618, NURS619, NURS626, NURS714, NURS716, NURS717, NURS718.

    4 credits

  • Clinical Integration for Nurse-Midwives (NURS754)

    Integrates and applies the midwifery management process, theory, and evidence to provide holistic care to women across the life span and the healthy newborn in a variety of settings. Prerequisites: NURS602, NURS620, NURS606, NURS611, NURS612, NURS614, NURS615, NURS616, NURS617, NURS618, NURS619, NURS626, NURS714, NURS716, NURS717, NURS718.

    7 credits

  • Nurse-Midwifery Master's Project (NURS793)

    2 credits