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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR6652

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2006-07-31
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    1761 2006-04-26
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Nursing NR 62100-000-0
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Candace Burns 9749160 cburns@health.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    NGR 6652 Occupational Health Nursing III

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Occup Hlth Nur III
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    -

    Prerequisites

    Corequisites

    Course Description

    Focuses on the prevention of occupational injuries and illnesses; direct care in the occupational setting; disability case management; and health promotion and adult education.


  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    To enhance the educational preparation of nurses working in occupational health

    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    To enhance the educational preparation of nurses working in occupational health.

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    No

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

    MS in Occupational Health and CHON-S


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    1. Analyze advanced occupational health nursing and interdisciplinary team roles and functions, including case management.

    2. Compare and contrast opportunities and limitations in internal and external practice settings.

    3. Analyze the hazards of a selected industry.

    4. Examine the principles involved in heath promotion and adult education

    B. Learning Outcomes

    1. Analyze advanced occupational health nursing and interdisciplinary team roles and functions, including case management.

    2. Compare and contrast opportunities and limitations in internal and external practice settings.

    3. Analyze the hazards of a selected industry.

    4. Examine the principles involved in heath promotion and adult education

    C. Major Topics

    Recognition and identification of occupational hazards

    Hazard evaluation and analysis

    Prevention and control

    Overview of direct care in the on-site and off-site settings

    Health history

    Exposure history

    Physical Examination: special considerations in occupational health illness and injury

    Clinical Decision Making: occupational health nursing

    Practice Guidelines

    Disability Case Management

    Overview of Health Promotion

    Levels of Prevention

    Overview of Adult Education

    D. Textbooks

    American Association of Occupational Health Nurses. (2003). Competencies in occupational and environmental health nursing. AAOHN Journal, 51(7), 290-302.(Will be available on Blackboard).

    American Association of Occupational Health Nurses. (2004). Standards of occupational and environmental health nursing. Atlanta: Author. (Will be available on Blackboard).

    Salazar, M.K. (Ed.)(2001). Core curriculum for occupational and environmental health nursing, 2nd ed. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Company.

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    H. Attendance Policy

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    J. Program This Course Supports


  5. Course Concurrence Information



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