Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR6770c
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Submission Type: Change
Course Change Information (for course changes only): Course objectives, Student Learning outcomes, and Major course topics
Comments: to GC 4/2/12; MS in Nursing; Question on online percentages - Online and 15% - should it be "Both? Faculty emailed 4/11/12. Cleared Sys 4/13; Cleared GC; to SCNS 4/18. SCNS appd eff 6/1/12
- Department and Contact Information
Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted 2811 2012-02-29 Department College Budget Account Number Nursing NR 620100020 Contact Person Phone Dewel Lindsey 8133969978 firstname.lastname@example.org
- Course Information
Prefix Number Full Title NGR 6770c Introduction to the CNL Role 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 1 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum) Intro to the CNL Role Course Online? Percentage Online O - Online (100% online) 0
Overview of roles and responsibilities of the CNL within the microsystem. The clinical component focuses on assessment of the microsystem.
A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.
Needed for accreditation
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?
Courses are being updated due to changing professional standards.
C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?
D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)
- Other Course Information
1. Examine the fundamental aspects of the CNL role that distinguishes it from other nursing roles.
2. Assess the microsystem for performance improvement opportunities
B. Learning Outcomes
1. Perform a microsystem assessment to determine a problem that can be addressed by a CNL.
2. Develop a plan to address the problem.
C. Major Topics
1. Clinical Nurse Leader: Roles and Responsibilities
2. Clinical Microsystem Leadership
3. Improving Microsystem Performance
4. Using Evidence to guide practice
5. Role Transition
6. Facilitating Adult Learning
Harris, J., Roussel, L. (2009). Initiating and sustaining the clinical nurse leader role. Sudberry, MA: Jones and
Nelson, E., Batalden, P., & Godfrey, M. (2007). Quality by design: A clinical microsystem approach. San Francisco,
CA: Wiley and Sons.
E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases
F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy
G. Assignments, Exams and Tests
H. Attendance Policy
Course Attendance at First Class Meeting – Policy for Graduate Students: For structured courses, 6000 and above, the College/Campus Dean will set the first-day class attendance requirement. Check with the College for specific information. This policy is not applicable to courses in the following categories: Educational Outreach, Open University (TV), FEEDS Program, Community Experiential Learning (CEL), Cooperative Education Training, and courses that do not have regularly scheduled meeting days/times (such as, directed reading/research or study, individual research, thesis, dissertation, internship, practica, etc.). Students are responsible for dropping undesired courses in these categories by the 5th day of classes to avoid fee liability and academic penalty. (See USF Regulation – Registration - 4.0101,
Attendance Policy for the Observance of Religious Days by Students: In accordance with Sections 1006.53 and 1001.74(10)(g) Florida Statutes and Board of Governors Regulation 6C-6.0115, the University of South Florida (University/USF) has established the following policy regarding religious observances: (http://usfweb2.usf.edu/usfgc/gc_pp/acadaf/gc10-045.htm)
In the event of an emergency, it may be necessary for USF to suspend normal operations. During this time, USF may opt to continue delivery of instruction through methods that include but are not limited to: Blackboard, Elluminate, Skype, and email messaging and/or an alternate schedule. It’s the responsibility of the student to monitor Blackboard site for each class for course specific communication, and the main USF, College, and department websites, emails, and MoBull messages for important general information.
I. Policy on Make-up Work
J. Program This Course Supports
- Course Concurrence Information