Graduates of the Nursing Education with a Clinical Focus program will be specifically prepared to:
- Teach in traditional nursing programs at multiple levels of entry,
- Develop educational programs for patients, groups, communities, industry, insurance providers, and government agencies,
- Collaborate across multiple disciplines with organizations and systems involved in healthcare to assure patients and their families are able to access, understand, and utilize information,
- Provide clinical education to professionals working in hospitals and rehab facilities and long-term care, outpatient, and home care settings.
Students will further their learning in the program through a hands-on practicum in which they will identify a subject of study, create a project, and put their skills to work to the benefit of a community. This program has 180 practicum hours and 120 clinical immersion hours.
|NUR-600||Theory Development in Nursing Research||3|
|NUR-601||Research Methods in Nursing||3|
|NUR-610||Project Seminar Design & Proposal||3|
|NUR-613||Nursing Leadership and Communication||3|
|NUR-616||Curriculum Development and Evaluation||3|
|NUR-617||Teaching Strategies & Instructional Tech||3|
|NUR-618||Nurse Educator Role Practicum||3|
|NUR-619||Nurse Educator Capstone||3|
|NUR-627||Assessment and Evaluation||2|
|NUR-629||Project Advisement: Implement and Evaluation||1|
|NUR-631||Advanced Health Assessment||3|
|NUR-631L||Advanced Health Assessment Lab||1|
|NUR-633||Advanced Physiology & Pathophysiology||3|
|NUR-706||Co-MGT for Medical Disorders for APN's||1|
|NUR-714||Clin Practicum in Comm-Based Family Care||2|
In addition to the general admission requirements for graduate programs at D’Youville College, applicants for the master of science degree in Nursing Education with a Clinical Focus must present the following:
1. Completed online graduate application for admission (no application fee)
2. Completion of a baccalaureate degree in nursing from a CCNE or NLNAC (ACEN) accredited program at a college or university in the US (or by the CNO in Ontario).
3. Evidence of capability to succeed in a graduate program based on an overall undergraduate GPA of at least a 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
4. Official transcripts from all college/ universities attended. Canadian students must submit ‘course-by-course’ evaluation (or equivalent) of all Canadian college and/or university transcripts through the World Education Services (WES) or other approved foreign transcript evaluation agencies.
5. An overall G.P.A. of at least 3.0. Applicants with a baccalaureate degree in nursing, earned more than five years ago, with an overall G.P.A. less than 3.0 but more than or equal to 2.7, who have achieved significant professional success as documented on curricula vitae, may submit an application for consideration. Preferential admissions will be given to applicants with a G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher.
6. Active unencumbered licensure as a registered nurse in New York or in Ontario for Canadian students.
7. A current CPR certification with a psychomotor component.
8. One year of practice as a registered nurse is recommended.
9. Baccalaureate-level health assessment, pathophysiology and pharmacology courses or equivalent.
10. Two references on clinical performance (supervisor, professor, or colleague).
11. Writing assignment on your philosophy of nursing, 2 pages in length, double space and 12-point font that includes philosophy of nursing focused on past experience, what influencing nursing has had on your career, why you chose to pursue this degree, how you see this degree enhancing your career and how you will utilize this degree to advance patient care and health care outcomes.
12. A student who meets the entry requirements and is currently or previously enrolled in a graduate nursing program at another college or university must obtain a letter from that School of Nursing stating the student is in good standing, not on probation, and able to register for classes. Students who were dismissed from a graduate nursing program will not be considered for admission.