Courses

Below you will find the current course offerings listed by semester and then alphabetically by department. If you have any questions about these courses, please contact the Registrar's Office at or 617-521-2111.

Fall 2020 Course Schedule - Updated Hourly

Updated Hourly - Last Updated: 05/30/2020 05:20AM

Nursing

NURS 228 - Nursing Theory & Evidence Based Practice

This course introduces the student to the interrelationships among theory, practice and research in professional nursing. Emphasis is placed on the nursing process and evidence-based practice as foundational in the development of the professional nurse, as it relates to the cultural, spiritual, biopsychosocial care of the patient. The student will appreciate the differences between quantitative and qualitative research and EBP and will be introduced to concepts of nursing informatics. This course provides an understanding of how quality nursing care affects patient outcomes.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/07/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
N/A
Katherine A. Robbins Clsd 0 No 4.00 Main Campus
02 09/07/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
N/A
Katherine A. Robbins Open 19 No 4.00 Main Campus
03 09/02/2020 -
12/09/2020
Wednesday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
N/A
Ms. Colette Dieujuste Clsd 0 No 4.00 Main Campus
04 09/02/2020 -
12/09/2020
Wednesday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
N/A
Katherine A. Robbins Wlst 0 No 4.00 Main Campus

NURS 295 - Fundamental Skills and Health Assessment

Fundamentals Skills and Health Assessment introduces the student to the clinical skills and assessment techniques necessary to provide care to patients across the lifespan. The course will cover the nursing process, subjective/objective assessments, clinical skills, medication calculations and administration, and comprehensive physical examination skills of adults and children. The lecture component of the course will present theoretical content and clinical application. Labs will be utilized to practice the required skills, assessments and techniques.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/07/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday

08:00AM-
10:50AM
N/A
Charlene Canto Berube Clsd 0 No 4.00 Main Campus
02 09/07/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
N/A
Linda R. Moniz Wlst 0 No 4.00 Main Campus
03 09/02/2020 -
12/09/2020
Wednesday

08:00AM-
10:50AM
N/A
Helen Anne Bellenoit Open 15 No 4.00 Main Campus
04 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
N/A
Linda R. Moniz Open 8 No 4.00 Main Campus
AC 09/08/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
N/A
TBA Open 50 No 4.00 Accelerated Nursing Program

NURS 295L - Health Assessment and Fundamentals Lab

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/07/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday

02:00PM-
05:50PM
N/A
TBA Clsd 0 No 0.00 Main Campus
02 09/07/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday

02:00PM-
05:50PM
N/A
TBA Clsd 0 No 0.00 Main Campus
03 09/07/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday

02:00PM-
05:50PM
N/A
TBA Clsd 0 No 0.00 Main Campus
04 09/08/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday

12:30PM-
04:20PM
N/A
TBA Wlst 0 No 0.00 Main Campus
05 09/08/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday

12:30PM-
04:20PM
N/A
TBA Clsd 0 No 0.00 Main Campus
06 09/08/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday

12:30PM-
04:20PM
N/A
TBA Wlst 0 No 0.00 Main Campus
07 09/08/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday

05:00PM-
08:50PM
N/A
TBA Open 1 No 0.00 Main Campus
08 09/08/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday

05:00PM-
08:50PM
N/A
TBA Open 4 No 0.00 Main Campus
09 09/08/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday

05:00PM-
08:50PM
N/A
TBA Open 4 No 0.00 Main Campus
10 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

12:30PM-
04:20PM
N/A
TBA Clsd 0 No 0.00 Main Campus
11 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

12:30PM-
04:20PM
N/A
TBA Clsd 0 No 0.00 Main Campus
12 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

12:30PM-
04:20PM
N/A
TBA Clsd 0 No 0.00 Main Campus
13 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

05:00PM-
08:50PM
N/A
TBA Open 4 No 0.00 Main Campus
14 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

05:00PM-
08:50PM
N/A
TBA Open 7 No 0.00 Main Campus
15 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

05:00PM-
08:50PM
N/A
TBA Open 8 No 0.00 Main Campus
AC01 09/02/2020 -
12/09/2020
Wednesday

08:00AM-
11:50AM
N/A
TBA Open 8 No 0.00 Accelerated Nursing Program
AC02 09/02/2020 -
12/09/2020
Wednesday

08:00AM-
11:50AM
N/A
TBA Open 8 No 0.00 Accelerated Nursing Program
AC03 09/02/2020 -
12/09/2020
Wednesday

05:00PM-
08:50PM
N/A
TBA Open 8 No 0.00 Accelerated Nursing Program
AC04 09/02/2020 -
12/09/2020
Wednesday

05:00PM-
08:50PM
N/A
TBA Open 8 No 0.00 Accelerated Nursing Program
AC05 09/02/2020 -
12/09/2020
Wednesday

05:00PM-
08:50PM
N/A
TBA Open 8 No 0.00 Accelerated Nursing Program

NURS 331 - Pharmacology

This course will focus on basic pharmacologic principles and how pharmacologic agents are used in the treatment of a variety of conditions to support physiological function. Course content includes the nurses' role in monitoring the safety and effectiveness of pharmacological therapies.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
AC01 09/03/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday, Thursday

03:00PM-
04:50PM
N/A
Cathy Prevost Open 50 No 4.00 Accelerated Nursing Program

NURS 332 - Medical Surgical Nursing 1

This course re-enforces skills in assessing a patient's condition, and focuses on identifying significant findings upon which treatment decisions are made. In this class, students build on knowledge of health promotion and assessment and expand this knowledge into caring for individuals with altered health states. Building on an understanding of normal anatomy and physiology, concepts of pathophysiology are integrated. Common diagnostic tests and associated nursing responsibilities are covered. Clinical and lab experiences focus in developing proficiency with providing basic nursing care and comprehensive patient assessment.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
AC01 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

08:00AM-
10:50AM
N/A
Louis Edward Kaplan Open 50 No 4.00 Accelerated Nursing Program

NURS 333 - Maternity Nursing

In this course, students apply the concepts of bio-psycho-social-cultural-developmental-spiritual sciences in developing, implementing and evaluating nursing interventions for the childbearing and families experiencing variances in functional health patterns with a special emphasis on health management and sexuality/reproduction. Clinical experiences will encompass care of the normal and high risk family in both acute and community settings

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/07/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
N/A
Ms. Colette Dieujuste Wlst 0 No 4.00 Main Campus

NURS 334 - Pediatric Nursing

This course provides the framework for students to apply nursing theory and principles in the promotion, maintenance and restoration of health for infants, children and their families. Students will integrate concepts of bio-psycho-social-cultural-developmental-spiritual sciences to provide evidenced-based, holistic and compassionate nursing care. Clinical experience in both acute and community pediatric settings, contextualizes learning, facilitates clinical reasoning and comportment through the application and integration of nursing science and caring practice.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/07/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday

08:00AM-
10:50AM
N/A
Helen Anne Bellenoit Wlst 0 No 4.00 Main Campus

NURS 335 - Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing

This course focuses on the major mental health disorders, therapeutic interventions and the role of the nurse in the acute mental health setting. Students will use the nursing process to enhance their delivery of bio-psycho-social-cultural developmental-spiritual nursing care to individuals and their families who are coping with major mental illnesses. The student will integrate interprofessional collaboration, patient education and patient advocacy in the care of the patient with acute mental health disorders. Clinical experiences will focus on the care of those with acute mental health needs.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
N/A
Marla F. Lynch Wlst 0 No 4.00 Main Campus
02 09/07/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday

08:00AM-
10:50AM
N/A
Marla F. Lynch Clsd 0 No 4.00 Main Campus

NURS 336 - Health Care Policy

This course presents an overview of health policymaking and describes healthcare policy in the US with specific examples from Medicare, Medicaid, and ongoing healthcare reform. Special emphasis is placed on the critical role of nurses in policymaking. Building on concepts introduced in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, the essential functions and services of public health are expanded to include epidemiological and economic concepts and models. This course explores the current U.S. health care and global systems and issues of access, equity and quality.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/07/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
N/A
Karen Teeley Open 10 No 4.00 Main Campus
02 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
N/A
Karen Teeley Open 15 No 4.00 Main Campus

NURS 346 - Medical Surgical Nursing 2

This course, which builds on Nursing Care to Support Physiologic Functioning 1, applies bio-psycho-social-cultural-developmental-spiritual concepts in developing, implementing and evaluating nursing interventions for the adult and elderly client experiencing altered health states. Concepts of comprehensive patient assessment, pathophysiology, and pharmacology are reinforced and mastered. Students to introduced to prioritizing and predicting individual's needs, and evaluating outcomes of care Clinical and lab experiences focus on implementing and evaluating nursing care with increasing independence.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/07/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
N/A
Louis Edward Kaplan Clsd 0 No 4.00 Main Campus
02 09/08/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
N/A
Marianne Williams Open 21 No 4.00 Main Campus

NURS 347 - Complex Nursing Care Management across the Continuum

This course focuses on the synthesis of nursing knowledge required to care for the patient and family with complex, multi-system problems. This course provides students opportunities to critically evaluate and apply knowledge and skills learned throughout the nursing program. The effect of complex health problems on the individual and their families, the health team and health system is emphasized.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

08:00AM-
10:50AM
N/A
Kelly Keefe Marchant Wlst 0 No 4.00 Main Campus
02 09/02/2020 -
12/09/2020
Wednesday

08:00AM-
10:50AM
N/A
Kelly Keefe Marchant Open 6 No 4.00 Main Campus

NURS 404 - Advanced Pathophysiology

This course in organ systems physiology is designed to teach the fundamentals of normal function that are essential to understanding clinical problems. Examples from pathophysiology are used to illustrate physiological concepts. This course includes all major organ systems. It assumes previous academic preparation in anatomy and physiology and an understanding of basic algebra and simple physiology. Discussion sessions and problem sets provide opportunities to synthesize content and discuss clinical problems. This course is only offered in the September semester and can be completed by non-degree students (excluding Direct Entry candidates and non U.S. citizens who must enroll full-time) to waive the GRE requirement for application if a grade of B or better is earned.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
AC 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

11:00AM-
03:00PM
N/A
Sarah K. Volkman Open 60 No 3.00 Accelerated Nursing Program
DE 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

03:00PM-
06:00PM
N/A
Sarah K. Volkman Open 52 No 3.00 Main Campus

NURS 417 - Leadership and Management

The course prepares the student to develop beginning leadership and management skills. The student will develop the role of an effective, collaborating team member and prepare for future leadership and management roles. Concepts of organizational systems, change theory, quality and safety are integrated into the role of the professional nurse.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
AC01 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
N/A
Laura Rossi Open 12 No 3.00 Accelerated Nursing Program

NURS 419 - Clinical Capstone Practicum

This nursing course focuses on improving professional nursing skills in a clinical capstone experience. The major focus is on mastering clinical decision making skills and preparing for independent professional practice. Weekly seminars cultivate critical thinking and clinical judgment, group process, discussion, communication, transitioning from student to newly licensed nurse along with the role of future nursing leaders and managers.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
AC 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

03:00PM-
04:50PM
N/A
Laura Rossi Open 22 No 2.00 Accelerated Nursing Program
AC01 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

03:00PM-
04:50PM
N/A
TBA Open 10 Yes 2.00 Accelerated Nursing Program
AC02 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

03:00PM-
04:50PM
N/A
TBA Open 10 Yes 2.00 Accelerated Nursing Program
AC03 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

03:00PM-
04:50PM
N/A
TBA Open 10 Yes 2.00 Accelerated Nursing Program
AC04 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

03:00PM-
04:50PM
N/A
TBA Open 10 Yes 2.00 Accelerated Nursing Program
AC05 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

03:00PM-
04:50PM
N/A
TBA Open 10 Yes 2.00 Accelerated Nursing Program
AC06 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

03:00PM-
04:50PM
N/A
TBA Open 35 Yes 2.00 Accelerated Nursing Program
DE 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

N/A
N/A
Laura Rossi Open 64 Yes 2.00 Main Campus
DE01 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

03:00PM-
04:50PM
N/A
TBA Open 65 Yes 2.00 Main Campus
DE02 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

03:00PM-
04:50PM
N/A
TBA Open 65 Yes 2.00 Main Campus
DE03 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

03:00PM-
04:50PM
N/A
TBA Open 65 Yes 2.00 Main Campus
DE04 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

03:00PM-
04:50PM
N/A
TBA Open 65 Yes 2.00 Main Campus
DE05 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

03:00PM-
04:50PM
N/A
TBA Open 65 Yes 2.00 Main Campus
DE06 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

03:00PM-
04:50PM
N/A
TBA Open 65 Yes 2.00 Main Campus

NURS 423 - Advanced Pharmacology Across Life Span II

This course is designed to meet the needs of the nurse practitioner prescriber in the primary care setting. It builds on acquired knowledge from nursing, pharmacology and pathophysiology. While emphasizing the pharmacological knowledge required by the advanced practice nurse to safely treat patients with common physical and mental illnesses, the course facilitates student awareness of clinical pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics in the management of common disease processes occurring throughout the life span. The course also meets the requirements for basic pharmacology preparation required for prescribing privileges in Massachusetts.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

05:30PM-
07:30PM
N/A
Sharran Yvette Nicolle Burney Open 29 No 2.00 Main Campus

NURS 426 - Variances in Health Patterns of Adults and Elders I

This course introduces the concepts of functional health patterns that optimize the health of individuals, families, and communities across the life span. The student integrates knowledge from the sciences, liberal arts, and nursing science into nursing practice with a major emphasis on functional health patterns. This nursing approach is holistic, with consideration given to physiological, psychological, socio-cultural development, and spiritual needs of the individual, family, and aggregate. The nursing process is utilized in the identification of all functional health patterns of clients who as individuals and aggregates are vulnerable and at risk for variance. Opportunities are provided to implement fundamental nursing care in the sub-acute care and community settings. Includes lecture and laboratory sessions.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

08:00AM-
10:50AM
N/A
Marianne Williams Open 59 No 2.00 Main Campus

NURS 435 - Integ Pharmac Pathophys

This course focuses on the pharmacological and pathophysiological applications necessary for individual patient needs using a systems approach. Topics include specific drugs, classifications, side effects, and interactions with other therapies.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/08/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday

08:00AM-
10:50AM
N/A
Cathy Prevost Open 59 No 4.00 Main Campus

NURS 450 - Independent Study

An individualized opportunity to study an issue or topic relevant to the theory and/or practice of nursing is provided. Analytic approaches are developed to enhance critical thinking. The processes of library research, clinical research, or analysis of advanced clinical practice are utilized.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/02/2020 -
12/15/2020
N/A N/A N/A Anne-Marie Barron Open 20 No 1.00 Main Campus

NURS 454 - Leadership and Management in Clinical Settings

All nursing courses with the exception of NURS-390 and NURS-455 required. A capstone nursing class taught in conjunction with NURS-455. Focuses on the leadership and management role of the nurse in a precepted direct clinical experience. Assists students to become effective organizational members assuming professional responsibility in a fieldbased internship. Encourages self-actualization, independent learning, self-direction, and understanding of group interaction in the teachinglearning process through weekly seminars. Helps students to evolve as nursing professionals as they transition into future employees and future managers. Explores leadership and management theory, critical thinking, nursing concepts, and personal/professional development within clinical experience and in a written project. Uses clinical seminars to increase knowledge and understanding of visionary leadership, management, communication, strategies for delegation, conflict resolution, and quality control while in direct clinical practice.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
SS01 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

05:00PM-
08:00PM
N/A
TBA Open 23 No 4.00 South Shore Hospital

NURS 455 - Clinical Decision Making & Complex Care

All nursing courses with the exception of NURS-390 and NURS-454 required. A final nursing class taught in conjunction with NURS-454. Focuses on the synthesis of nursing knowledge required to care for the patient and family with complex nursing needs. Centers on nursing care of patients across the life span but emphasizes the adult and geriatric patient. Assimilates previously learned information to add the depth and breadth necessary to provide holistic care for patients and families in challenging health care circumstances. Requires independent preparation and critical thinking for the synthesis and acquisition of new understandings, which will serve as a model for the ongoing professional development of the nurse as a lifelong learner. Includes NCLEX-type quizzes and case studies.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
AC 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

08:00AM-
10:50AM
N/A
Cathy Prevost Open 12 No 4.00 Accelerated Nursing Program
GR01 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
N/A
Cathy Prevost Open 21 No 4.00 Main Campus

NURS 494 - Nursing Fundamentails & Health Assessment

Fundamental Skills and Health Assessment introduces the student to the clinical skills and assessment techniques necessary to provide care to patients across the lifespan. The course will cover the nursing process, subjective/objective assessments, clinical skills, medication calculations and administration, and comprehensive physical examination skills of adults. The lecture content will be presented to the students and lab time will be utilized to practice the required skills, assessments and techniques.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/08/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday

11:00AM-
01:50PM
N/A
Ms. Sarah R. Desmond Open 59 No 4.00 Main Campus

NURS 494L - Nursing Fundamentals and Health Assessment Lab

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/07/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday

08:00AM-
11:50AM
N/A
TBA Open 8 No 0.00 Main Campus
02 09/07/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday

08:00AM-
11:50AM
N/A
TBA Open 8 No 0.00 Main Campus
03 09/07/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday

08:00AM-
11:50AM
N/A
TBA Open 8 No 0.00 Main Campus
04 09/02/2020 -
12/09/2020
Wednesday

12:30PM-
04:20PM
N/A
TBA Open 8 No 0.00 Main Campus
05 09/02/2020 -
12/09/2020
Wednesday

12:30PM-
04:20PM
N/A
TBA Open 8 No 0.00 Main Campus
06 09/02/2020 -
12/09/2020
Wednesday

12:30PM-
04:20PM
N/A
TBA Open 7 No 0.00 Main Campus

NURS 495 - Contemporary Issues & Role Development For Advanced Practice Nursing

This course builds upon NUR 454 Leadership and Management and gives the student an opportunity to explore the issues that are currently influencing both Registered Nurse practice and Advanced Nursing Practice and identifies the nursing role in improving the nation's health. Historical and theoretical foundations will be explored to examine the process of role development at all levels of nursing including Advanced Practice. Strategies and opportunities for role development of the Registered Nurse and Advanced Practice nurse will be discussed in light of the political, professional, and economic factors that are affecting today's health care system.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

08:00AM-
10:50AM
N/A
Patricia Rissmiller Open 21 No 4.00 Main Campus

NURS 502 - FNP III Primary Care Nursing

This course is designed to enable the student to integrate the theoretical and clinical components of primary health care nursing across the life span at an advanced level, both in the classroom and in supervised primary health care settings. The course builds on content from NURS 500 Advanced Health Assessment and NURS 501 Primary Health Care for the Child Bearing Family and Young Child, Normal and Abnormal Human Physiology, Scholarly Inquiry and Pharmacology. The course focuses on the students' application of clinical knowledge and skills to the delivery of primary health care nursing to families. Includes lecture and laboratory sessions.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

09:00AM-
12:50PM
N/A
TBA Open 28 No 4.00 Main Campus

NURS 502A - FNP III Clinical Decision Making

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

02:00PM-
03:30PM
N/A
Sharran Yvette Nicolle Burney Open 28 No 2.00 Main Campus

NURS 520 - Quality & Safety in Nursing

This course reviews the theoretical frameworks and methods to design and implement clinical quality, process improvement and performance management. The content will address approaches to creating a culture of quality and safety in health care settings and will examine the importance of leadership and collaboration in strategic planning and quality management. Evidenced based practice; the implications of variation in practice, the difference between research and clinical quality improvement; measurement, statistical tools, quality structure, process and outcomes will be addressed.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/08/2020 -
12/15/2020
N/A

N/A
N/A
Patricia A. Reid Ponte Open 30 No 3.00 Longwood Medical Cohort
02 09/02/2020 -
12/15/2020
N/A N/A N/A Patricia A. Reid Ponte Open 30 No 3.00 South Shore Hospital

NURS 545 - Advanced Concepts in Leadership

This course focuses on the development of the student in the role of nurse as leader/manager. It provides the conceptual basis and theoretical foundation of leadership and management. Emphasis is placed on providing an understanding of the nurse leader in evolving health care delivery systems. The course examines the interdependent relationships of leadership and management inherent in all phases of the management process.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/08/2020 -
12/15/2020
N/A

N/A
N/A
Eileen McGee Open 30 No 3.00 Longwood Medical Cohort
02 09/02/2020 -
12/15/2020
N/A N/A N/A Eileen McGee Open 30 No 3.00 South Shore Hospital

NURS 589 - Evidence-Based Practice: Informatics

This course will provide the student with the skills to evaluate and apply the best available evidence-based knowledge and technology in solving clinical practice problems. The student will learn critical appraisal skills to determine the quality and applicability of information for practice. The use of electronic medical records, including implementation and implications for practice, will be considered.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/02/2020 -
12/15/2020
N/A

N/A
N/A
Ms. Rebecca Koeniger-Donohue Clsd 0 No 3.00 Online Class
02 09/02/2020 -
12/15/2020
N/A

N/A
N/A
Ms. Rebecca Koeniger-Donohue Open 6 No 3.00 Online Class
03 09/02/2020 -
12/15/2020
N/A

N/A
N/A
Ms. Rebecca Koeniger-Donohue Open 15 No 3.00 Online Class

NURS 630 - Professional Leadership & Practice Chang e

This course is designed to advance the student's ability to use leadership and management theory in nursing practice within current and emerging organizational systems. Topics will include the following: practice management; strategies for analysis of and implementation of change in health care systems; organizational behavior and management styles; interdisciplinary collaboration; community/stakeholder collaboration; quality improvement; financial reimbursement for practice, including principles of billing and coding; creation and implementation of business plans.

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Consent
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01 09/02/2020 -
12/15/2020
N/A

N/A
N/A
Eileen McGee Open 35 No 3.00 Online Class

NURS 640 - Research Methods in Advanced Practice

This course will enable students to achieve skills required for conducting and evaluating practice-based research. Topics will include the following: needs assessment; program planning and evaluation; the application of quantitative/qualitative methods in the study of practice-related phenomena; grant-writing and funding for practice-based research. Students will begin their clinical project, considering the problem, research question (s) and appropriate research design.

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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Consent
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01 09/02/2020 -
12/15/2020
N/A N/A N/A Patricia Rissmiller Open 33 No 3.00 Online Class

NURS 675 - Quality Improvement in Health Care

This is an elective course in the Simmons Doctor of Nursing Practice Program, but students in any clinical discipline or those planning to lead health care programs or organizations would benefit from this course. The course focuses on the knowledge, skills and attitudes that when acquired and applied effectively, can assure a high quality and safe patient and family health care experience in a variety of practice settings. The importance of setting aims, applying statistical methods to measure variation, hypothesis identification and planning change using the PDCA (plan, do, check, and act) cycle form the basis of the course. Current health policy issues related to assuring safe, high quality, effective, equitable, timely, patient-centered and efficient care (Institute of Medicine [IOM] 2000, 2001, 2004, 2007) will be addressed.

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Consent
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01 09/02/2020 -
12/15/2020
N/A N/A N/A Patricia A. Reid Ponte Open 34 No 3.00 Online Class

Nutrition

NUTR 110 - Sociocultural Implications of Nutrition

Studies food habits, particularly as reflected in the food patterns of various groups who have immigrated to the U.S. throughout its history. Examines health status of these diverse populations; the multiple meanings of food in daily life, culture, religion, and among various societies and ethnicities; and culturally appropriate counseling; and develops an appreciation of the many underlying similarities across cultures.

Section Section
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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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Consent
Credits Location
01 09/02/2020 -
12/09/2020
Wednesday

11:00AM-
02:00PM
N/A
TBA Open 6 No 4.00 Main Campus

NUTR 111 - Fundamentals of Nutrition Science

Studies these basic concepts: functions of nutrients in the human organism, nutrient needs at varying stages of the life cycle, and nutrition status. Examines the health effects of nutrient inadequacies and excesses. Discusses the scientific basis of recommended nutrient intake and dietary guidelines for the U.S. population. Includes lecture and laboratory. Laboratory experimentation demonstrates or tests the nutrition principles presented in the lectures.

Section Section
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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/02/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday, Wednesday

11:00AM-
12:20PM
N/A
Sharon Gallagher Open 16 No 4.00 Main Campus
02 09/08/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday

06:00PM-
08:50PM
N/A
Kathleen Walker Open 17 No 4.00 Main Campus

NUTR 111L - Fundamentals of Nutrition Science Lab

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

06:00PM-
08:50PM
N/A
Jennifer Baum Open 16 No 0.00 Main Campus

NUTR 112 - Introduction to Nutrition Science

Studies the functions of nutrients and their requirement in the body, their effects on health, and nutrient needs during different stages of the life cycle. Discusses the effects of nutrient deficiencies and excesses as well as the dietary reference intakes and guidelines for the U.S. population.

Section Section
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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/02/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday, Wednesday

11:00AM-
12:20PM
N/A
Sharon Gallagher Open 13 No 4.00 Main Campus
02 09/08/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday

06:00PM-
08:50PM
N/A
Kathleen Walker Open 20 No 4.00 Main Campus

NUTR 201 - Advanced Food Science

Applies natural and physical sciences to the study of food science. Emphasizes modern food production, preservation, safety, process controls, product development, and current food science topics. Focuses laboratory work on experimental design and evaluation, followed by independent research projects and seminars. Emphasizes scientific report writing. Includes lecture and laboratory. Laboratory coat required.

Section Section
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Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
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Consent
Credits Location
01 09/03/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday, Thursday

12:30PM-
01:50PM
N/A
Rachele Pojednic Open 36 No 4.00 Main Campus

NUTR 201L - Advanced Food Science Lab

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
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Consent
Credits Location
01 09/08/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
N/A
Allison Lindsay Mulvaney Open 4 No 0.00 Main Campus
03 09/07/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday

06:00PM-
08:50PM
N/A
Dalia Cohen Open 15 No 0.00 Main Campus

NUTR 237 - The Practice of Community Nutrition

Consent of instructor required. Studies community nutrition, the practice of applied nutrition, and nutrition education in community health care and other settings. Emphasizes the principles of education that are basic to effective learning by the clients. Examines federal programs aimed at nutrition related health problems. Includes assignments to community fieldwork placements (outside of regular class time). Requires a Criminal Record Check (CORI), a Department of Social Services check, proof of MMR vaccination, and a negative TB test within six months.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
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Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
N/A
Lisa Brown Open 12 No 4.00 Main Campus

NUTR 248 - Food Production and Service Systems

Hybrid course (some sessions will be held online; first class will be held in the classroom). Studies the systems approach to food production, assembly, distribution, and service to individuals and groups; methods of producing quality food in quantity to achieve organizational and nutritional goals, including menu planning, food service sanitation, HACCP, and exploration of careers in food service.

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Consent
Credits Location
01 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

06:00PM-
08:50PM
N/A
Paula Cerqueira Open 22 No 4.00 Main Campus

NUTR 301 - Dietetics Profession

Advanced professional development issues in dietetics: Leadership, marketing, research, continuing education, licensure, and preparation for dietetic internship/graduate education.

Section Section
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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/07/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday

05:00PM-
05:50PM
N/A
Teresa T. Fung Open 7 No 1.00 Main Campus

NUTR 311 - Nutrient Metabolism

Consent of instructor required. Considers nutritional biochemistry and the metabolic role of nutrients throughout the human life cycle. Studies recommended intake of nutrients, along with the complete cycle of nutrient ingestion, absorption, utilization, and excretion. Examines advanced concepts in physiology and biochemistry in order to explain nutrient function and interdependence. Includes three-hour lecture plus two-hour laboratory.

Section Section
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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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01 09/02/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday, Wednesday

11:00AM-
12:20PM
N/A
Rachele Pojednic Open 12 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

NUTR 311L - Nutrient Metabolism Lab

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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Consent
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01 09/07/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday

03:00PM-
04:50PM
N/A
Rachele Pojednic Clsd 0 Yes 0.00 Main Campus
02 09/07/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday

01:00PM-
02:50PM
N/A
TBA Open 13 No 0.00 Main Campus

NUTR 349 - Directed Study

Consent of instructor required. Directed study addresses coursework required for the major or degree not being offered formally that semester. Students work under the close supervision of a faculty member. Directed study does not count toward the independent learning requirement.

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/02/2020 -
12/15/2020
N/A N/A N/A Elizabeth Metallinos-Katsaras Open 5 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

NUTR 350 - Independent Study

Consent of instructor required. Provides an opportunity for independent study in one of the areas of nutrition.

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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Consent
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01 09/02/2020 -
12/15/2020
N/A N/A N/A Elizabeth Metallinos-Katsaras Open 5 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

NUTR 380 - Field Experience

Consent of instructor required. Individual field experience in one of the areas of nutrition.

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01 09/02/2020 -
12/15/2020
N/A N/A N/A Lisa Brown Open 5 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

NUTR 390 - Seminar: Selected Topics in Nutrition

Consent of instructor required. Examines in depth selected topics in nutrition. Introduces students to research methods and materials used in nutrition research. Emphasizes student initiative, scientific writing, oral presentation skills, participation, and leadership and expects integration and application of knowledge acquired throughout a student's undergraduate classes. Supplements lectures and discussions with workshops and is a writing intensive course.

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
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Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/03/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday, Thursday

11:00AM-
12:20PM
N/A
Elizabeth Metallinos-Katsaras Open 8 Yes 4.00 Main Campus
02 09/08/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday

06:00PM-
08:50PM
N/A
Kathrina Prelack Open 8 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

NUTR 400 - Virtual Orientation

This required orientation course introduces all Nutrition students to the full range of academic, administrative, and social expectations for students, and the environment in which they must meet those expectations. Intended for and appropriate to both online and face-to-face students, this course describes program requirements; college, school, and program policy; and offers information about the full range of resources available to the students in support of their program. It also offers basic tutorial and instruction related to the use of Moodle (the learning management system used in online and face-to-face courses), library resources, and other key tools used to support student learning.

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OL 09/02/2020 -
12/15/2020
N/A N/A N/A TBA Open 249 No 0.00 Online Class

NUTR 420 - Nutrition Therapy for Eating Disorders

The focus of this class includes building a conceptual framework of nutrition fundamentals with the development of necessary counseling skills to deliver nutrition therapy in the treatment of patients with eating disorders. The goal of this class is to apply the most current research and further develop clinical skill in the art and science of nutrition therapy.

Section Section
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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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01 09/03/2020 -
12/10/2020
Thursday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
N/A
Lisa M. Pearl
Marci Evans
Open 8 Yes 3.00 Main Campus

NUTR 434 - Advanced Medical Nutrition Therapy

This course examines selected concepts in pathophysiology including mechanisms of disease causation and disease treatment with focused medical nutrition therapy. The course will begin with foundational aspects of nutritional assessment and diet therapy including nutrition support. Major organ system dysfunction including cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, renal, endocrine, pulmonary, central nervous system and immune processes/metabolic stress will be discussed. Throughout the course, we will use diverse patient-based case studies to illustrate the disease and treatment processes. Through lecture, case studies, assignments and online discussions, students will learn to use logical and critical reasoning to approach complex clinical situations. Students are expected to identify problems and solutions and support their decisions with evidence-based, well-structured arguments.

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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Consent
Credits Location
OL 09/02/2020 -
12/15/2020
N/A N/A N/A Kathrina Prelack
Ms. Kelly A. Kane
Open 14 Yes 3.00 Online Class

NUTR 450 - Independent Study

The student selects a problem for in-depth analysis and study. Prerequisite: graduate nutrition standing and consent.

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01 09/02/2020 -
12/15/2020
N/A N/A N/A Rachele Pojednic Open 3 Yes 1.00 Main Campus

NUTR 451A - Dietetic Fieldwork FALL

The Graduate Nutrition Program maintains special arrangements with Greater Boston health care agencies where staff dietitians or other nutrition professionals supervise students in a variety of settings. Students spend approximately forty hours a week in the field for thirty-three (33) weeks.

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01 09/07/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
N/A
Lisa Brown
Sharon Gallagher
Open 0 Yes 3.00 Main Campus

NUTR 452 - Nutrition Practice: Program, Plan, Evalu ation

This course focuses on individual and community assessment, program planning, implementation, and evaluation. Setting program goals that produce outcomes which improve health and support wellness are emphasized. Barriers to change are explored. Program evaluation to determine effectiveness, quality control, and costs is stressed. Students plan and evaluate a program for a specified population.

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/07/2020 -
12/14/2020
Monday

06:00PM-
08:50PM
N/A
Kellene Anne Isom
Lisa Brown
Open 5 No 3.00 Main Campus
OL 09/02/2020 -
12/15/2020
N/A N/A N/A Kellene Anne Isom
Lisa Brown
Open 14 Yes 3.00 Online Class

NUTR 455 - Nutrition, Fitness and Wellness

This course develops the students understanding of how food fuels the body and affects athletic performance. The principles of nutrition are discussed to provide the student with an understanding of how optimal fitness is achieved. Students design a nutrition/fitness program as a course requirement. The course is offered only online.

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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Consent
Credits Location
01 09/02/2020 -
12/15/2020
N/A N/A N/A Karlyn L. Grimes Clsd 0 No 3.00 Main Campus
OL2 09/02/2020 -
12/15/2020
N/A N/A N/A Karlyn L. Grimes Open 20 No 3.00 Online Class

NUTR 489 - Nutrition Proposal Development

NUTR 489 provides the framework for the research project business plan including: problem: statements, literature review, questionnaire development, study design,and data analysis. A research proposal will be completed by the student in preparation for implementation in NUTR 490. This course prepares students for NUTR 490 and must be taken prior to NUTR 490.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
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Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 09/08/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday

06:00PM-
07:20PM
N/A
Elizabeth Metallinos-Katsaras Open 11 Yes 2.00 Main Campus
02 09/08/2020 -
12/15/2020
Tuesday

07:30PM-
08:50PM
N/A
Elizabeth Metallinos-Katsaras Open 12 Yes 2.00 Main Campus
OL1 09/02/2020 -
12/15/2020
N/A N/A N/A TBA Open 13 Yes 2.00 Main Campus
OL2 09/02/2020 -
12/15/2020
N/A N/A N/A TBA Open 15 Yes 2.00 Main Campus
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