individual with a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits that
individual in some major life activity and requires an accommodation must
provide documentation of the disability to the Director of the
ACADEMIC HONESTY STATEMENT
professions have codes of ethics and standards for their members. It is the
policy of the
In keeping with academic honesty, students are NOT permitted to make a paper or electronic copy of NURS 601 examinations. You also may NOT keep a copy of your answers to the examinations.
All students are expected to have an e-mail account at the
COURSE WEB SITE
The course syllabus, all PowerPoint slides, examinations, and any other course materials will be posted on the NURS 601 course web site on the Blackboard Learning System. To access the course web site, go to http://boston.umassonline.net and follow the directions.
To login to Blackboard Learning System (BLS), use your username and password.
Your BLS username is your UMass Boston e-mail address.
Your BLS password is the same password as your UMass Boston e-mail password.
CLASS ATTENDANCE IS EXPECTED
Course objectives: At the end of the course, learners will be able to:
1. Analyze the structure of nursing
knowledge from an historical and contemporary basis.
2. Synthesize the theoretical basis of advanced nursing practice
3. Analyze concepts and theories from nursing and adjunctive disciplines as a basis for advanced practice nursing.
4. Evaluate the application of nursing models and theories n the current health care delivery system.
Relevant Nursing Master’s Degree Program Terminal Objectives
Relevant AACN Essential
Methods of Instruction
Lecture, discussion, individual and group learning activities
Methods of Evaluation
Examinations 58 points maximum
Online Assignment 2 points maximum
Term Paper 40 points maximum
NOTE: THE FINAL COURSE GRADE IS THE TOTAL NUMBER OF POINTS EARNED. Any term paper returned for revision will be re-graded. In the interest of fairness to students who do not have an opportunity to revise their papers, the final course grade will then be adjusted downward by one grade (e.g., total course points resulting in a letter grade of A- will be adjusted downward to a letter grade of B+).
Course Examinations (58 points maximum)