Nursing Elective (NURE)

NURE Courses

NURE 3010. Mentored Research Practicum: Health Transitions. 1-2 Credit Hours.

This course is a practicum course taken each semester the student is designated as a Research Scholar. Designation as a Research Scholar is linked to specific undergraduate/graduate student awards. During this practicum course the student actively participates in selected aspects of a research project with a faculty mentor. Receipt of a Research Scholar award, file completed, and a signed contract in student's Undergraduate/Graduate Nursing Office file is required. Corequisites: NURE 3115.

NURE 3011. Mentored Research Practicum: Chronic Health Transitions. 1-2 Credit Hours.

This course is a practicum course taken each semester the student is designated as a Research Scholar. Designation as a Research Scholar is linked to specific undergraduate/graduate student awards. During this practicum course, the student actively participates in selected aspects of a research project with a faculty mentor. Receipt of a Research Scholar award, file completed, and a signed contract in student's Undergraduate/Graduate Nursing Office file is required. (1-2 Cr Clinical) Corequisites: NURE 3115.

NURE 3012. Mentored Research Practicum: Health and Illness. 1-2 Credit Hours.

This course is a practicum course taken each semester the student is designated as a Research Scholar. Designation as a Research Scholar is linked to specific undergraduate/graduate student awards. During this practicum course, the student actively participates in selected aspects of a research project with a faculty mentor. Receipt of a Research Scholar award, file completed, and a signed contract in student's Undergraduate/Graduate Nursing Office file required. (1-2 Cr Clinical) Corequisites: NURE 3115.

NURE 3013. Mentored Research Practicum: Children and Families. 1-2 Credit Hours.

This course is a practicum course taken each semester the student is designated as a Research Scholar. Designation as a Research Scholar is linked to specific undergraduate/graduate student awards. During this practicum course, the student actively participates in selected aspects of a research project with a faculty mentor. Receipt of a Research Scholar award, file completed, and a signed contract in student's Undergraduate/Graduate Nursing Office file required. (1-2 Cr Clinical) Corequisites: NURE 3115.

NURE 3014. Mentored Research Practicum: Community. 1-2 Credit Hours.

This course is a practicum course taken each semester the student is designated as a Research Scholar. Designation as a Research Scholar is linked to specific undergraduate/graduate student awards. During this practicum course, the student actively participates in selected aspects of a research project with a faculty mentor. Receipt of a Research Scholar award, file completed, and a signed contract in student's Undergraduate/Graduate Nursing Office file required. (1-2 Cr Clinical) Corequisites: NURE 3115.

NURE 3015. Mentored Research Practicum: Policy. 1-2 Credit Hours.

This course is a practicum course taken each semester the student is designated as a Research Scholar. Designation as a Research Scholar is linked to specific undergraduate/graduate student awards. During this practicum course the student actively participates in selected aspects of a research project with a faculty mentor. (1-2 Cr Clinical) Corequisites: NURE 3115.

NURE 3080. Community Service Learning Elective. 3 Credit Hours.

NURE 3090. Special Topics In Nursing. 1-4 Credit Hours.

Various topics offered. Topics include, but are not limited to: 1) Adolescent Pregnancy: Nursing Implications of Biological, Psychological, and Sociological Perspectives, 2) Healthcare of Women in their Reproductive Years, 3) Application of Theory and Scientific Inquiry.

NURE 3091. Independent Study Nursing. 1-4 Credit Hours.

This elective provides students with the opportunity to expand their knowledge and skills in areas of special interest. Topic and mode of study are agreed upon by student and instructor. The course may be repeated for credit when topics vary. Hours to be arranged and consent of instructor is required.

NURE 3115. Applications Of Research In Nursing: Mentored Research Scholars. 1 Credit Hour.

The course is taken each semester the student is designated as a Research Scholar. The course provides an opportunity for designated Research Scholars to work closely with a faculty member who is actively engaged in the conduct of research and to share learning experiences and gain insights through discussion in a Research Scholar Seminar. Receipt of Research Scholar award; file completed, and a signed contract in student's Nursing Office file is required.

NURE 4048. Art Rounds. 2 Credit Hours.

This course is an interactive, interprofessional course that takes students to the McNay Art Museum to learn physical observation skills. Using artwork as patients, students will have the opportunity to learn how to observe details and interpret images based on evidence. Taught jointly by Health Science Center faculty and McNay Museum educators, students will have the opportunity to view, observe, interpret, and give case reports on works of art. Studies indicate that these skills trans-late to improved patient physical observation skills.

NURE 5001. Mentored Research Practicum: State Of Science. 1-2 Credit Hours.

These courses are a series of practicum courses, one course taken, as appropriate, each semester that the student is designated as a Research Scholar. Designation as a Research Scholar is linked to specific graduate student awards and specific stages of the research process. During this practicum course the student is required to actively participate in selected aspects of a research project with a faculty mentor. Submit a completed, signed student/faculty mentor contract for student's Graduate Nursing Office file. Prerequisites: receipt of a Research Scholar award. Corequisites: NURE 5115. Submit a completed, signed student/faculty mentor contract for student's Graduate Nursing Office file.

NURE 5002. Mentored Research Practicum: Proposal Development. 1-2 Credit Hours.

These courses are a series of practicum courses, one course taken, as appropriate, each semester that the student is designated as a Research Scholar. Designation as a Research Scholar is linked to specific graduate student awards and specific stages of the research process. During this practicum course the student is required to actively participate in selected aspects of a research project with a faculty mentor. Submit a completed, signed student/faculty mentor contract for student's Graduate Nursing Office file. Prerequisites: receipt of a Research Scholar award. Corequisites: NURE 5115.

NURE 5003. Mentored Research Practicum: Instrumentation. 1-2 Credit Hours.

These courses are a series of practicum courses, one course taken, as appropriate, each semester that the student is designated as a Research Scholar. Designation as a Research Scholar is linked to specific graduate student awards and specific stages of the research process. During this practicum course the student is required to actively participate in selected aspects of a research project with a faculty mentor. Submit a completed, signed student/faculty mentor contract for student's Graduate Nursing Office file. Prerequisites: receipt of a Research Scholar award. Corequisites: NURE 5115.

NURE 5004. Mentored Research Practicum: Statistical Methods. 1-2 Credit Hours.

These courses are a series of practicum courses, one course taken, as appropriate, each semester that the student is designated as a Research Scholar. Designation as a Research Scholar is linked to specific graduate student awards and specific stages of the research process. During this practicum course the student is required to actively participate in selected aspects of a research project with a faculty mentor. Submit a completed, signed student/faculty mentor contract for student's Graduate Nursing Office file. Prerequisites: receipt of a Research Scholar award. Corequisites: NURE 5115.

NURE 5005. Mentored Research Practicum: Proposal Testing. 1-2 Credit Hours.

These courses are a series of practicum courses, one course taken, as appropriate, each semester that the student is designated as a Research Scholar. Designation as a Research Scholar is linked to specific graduate student awards and specific stages of the research process. During this practicum course the student is required to actively participate in selected aspects of a research project with a faculty mentor. Submit a completed, signed student/faculty mentor contract for student's Graduate Nursing Office file. Prerequisites: receipt of a Research Scholar award. Corequisites: NURE 5115.

NURE 5006. Mentored Research Practicum: Research Results/Policy. 1-2 Credit Hours.

These courses are a series of practicum courses, one course taken, as appropriate, each semester that the student is designated as a Research Scholar. Designation as a Research Scholar is linked to specific graduate student awards and specific stages of the research process. During this practicum course the student is required to actively participate in selected aspects of a research project with a faculty mentor. Submit a completed, signed student/faculty mentor contract for student's Graduate Nursing Office file. Prerequisites: receipt of a Research Scholar award. Corequisites: NURE 5115.

NURE 5090. Special Topics In Nursing. 1-4 Credit Hours.

Various topics offered. Topics include, but are not limited to 1) "Adolescent Pregnancy: Nursing Implications of Biological, Psychological, and Sociological Perspectives"- focuses on nursing intervention related to primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention of adolescent pregnancy and parenthood. The course is designed to provide the student with an overview of the nursing implications of interdisciplinary research and non-research literature on this increasing problem of premature childbearing and parenting. The scope of the focus includes the pregnant and parenting adolescent mother and father, the family structure, the community, and the greater society. Clock hours: three class hours per week. 2) "Anthropological Perspectives on Nursing and Health" - taught as a seminar, and will offer a review of concepts and methods of anthropology as they have been applied to problems of nursing and health. A major focus will be how anthropologists have investigated and analyzed health-related behaviors. This information will then be related to nursing science and practice, to see how the anthropological perspective can offer solutions or new approaches. Topics will include cultural variation in illness beliefs and illness behavior, types of healing practices, international health, the culture of health care, and narrative representations of illness and healing. Open for Cross Enrollment on Space Available basis.

NURE 5091. Independent Study In Nursing. 1-6 Credit Hours.

This elective allows for detailed or in-depth study in a specific topic area. Topic and mode of study are agreed upon by student and instructor. The course may be repeated for credit when topics vary. Clock hours to be arranged. Graduate standing and consent of instructor are required.

NURE 5115. Applications of Research in Nursing. 1 Credit Hour.

A list is provided each academic semester citing faculty and their research projects with whom graduate students may contract for this elective course.

NURE 5195. Mentored Research Scholars. 1 Credit Hour.

This course is taught each semester for students designated as Student Research Scholars to share learning experiences and gain insights through discussion in a Research Scholar Seminar. Submit a completed, signed student/faculty mentor contract for student's Graduate Nursing Office file; receive acceptance of the plan for mentored contract. Corequisites: NURE 5115.

NURE 5215. Applications of Research in Nursing. 2 Credit Hours.

A list is provided each academic semester citing faculty and their research projects with whom graduate students may contract for this elective course.

NURE 5248. Art Rounds for Graduate Students. 2 Credit Hours.

Art Rounds is an interactive, interprofessional course that takes students to the McNay Art Museum to learn physical observation skills. Using artwork as patients, students will learn how to observe details and how to interpret images based on available evidence. Taught jointly by UTHSCSA faculty (INTD 4048 and ELEC 5048) and McNay museum educators, students will view, observe, interpret, and give case reports on works of art. Studies demonstrate that these skills translate to improved patient physical observation skills. Open for Cross Enrollment on Space Available basis.

NURE 5315. Applications of Research in Nursing. 3 Credit Hours.

A list is provided each academic semester citing faculty and their research projects with whom graduate students may contract for this elective course.

NURE 5327. Scholarly Writing. 3 Credit Hours.

This course is designed to prepare the graduate nursing student to communicate more effectively in writing. Emphasis is placed on the importance of making every word work toward the goal of clear, concise communication. The content will provide students with the knowledge and skills to analyze and critique nursing/health related articles and to write short articles for nursing journals or patient education newsletters.

NURE 6007. Clinical Applications In Advanced Nursing Practice. 1-4 Credit Hours.

This course provides an opportunity for qualified students to work closely with a faculty member and/or preceptor who are actively engaged in direct and indirect clinical practice. Core courses as required for major are required prior to enrolling in this class.

NURE 7090. Dissertation Proposal Process. 1-6 Credit Hours.

This elective course provides an opportunity for doctoral candidates to work closely with their dissertation committee to develop the dissertation proposal and proceed through the Graduate Faculty Council approval process. Successful completion of the written and oral qualifying examinations required prior to enrolling in this course.

NURE 7115. Applications Of Research In Nursing. 1 Credit Hour.

The focus of this course is the application of the research process. During this mentored practicum the student actively participates in selected aspects of a research project.

NURE 7215. Applications Of Research In Nursing. 2 Credit Hours.

The focus of this course is the application of the research process. During this mentored practicum the student actively participates in selected aspects of a research project.

NURE 7315. Applications of Research In Nursing. 3 Credit Hours.

The focus of this course is the application of the research process. During this mentored practicum the student actively participates in selected aspects of a research project.