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.

Summer 2019 Course Schedule - Updated Hourly

Updated Hourly - Last Updated: 04/25/2019 03:20PM

Nursing

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
AC 05/21/2019 -
08/13/2019
Tuesday

12:00PM-
02:50PM
SOMC
M222
Karen Manganaro Clsd 0 Yes 4.00 Accelerated Nursing Program

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
AC 05/21/2019 -
08/13/2019
Tuesday

08:30AM-
11:20AM
SOMC
M222
Helen A. Bellenoit Clsd 0 Yes 4.00 Accelerated Nursing Program

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
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Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
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Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 05/21/2019 -
08/13/2019
Tuesday

08:30AM-
11:20AM
SCB
S222
Marla F. Lynch
Andrew Granese
Clsd 0 Yes 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 05/21/2019 -
08/13/2019
Tuesday

12:00PM-
02:50PM
SCB
S222
Linda R. Moniz
Cathy Prevost
Open 1 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

NURS 387 - Nursing Care of Individuals, Families, and Communities

Provides an overview of theoretical concepts related to community-based health care and family health. Applies concepts of health, health assessment, and therapeutic communication and interviewing within the context of the family and community. Focuses on assisting the student in the development of nursing skills necessary to promote health of families and communities. Gives attention to awareness of diversity, cultural sensitivity, and knowledge to enable the students to provide culturally competent nursing care.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
AC 05/21/2019 -
08/13/2019
Tuesday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
SOMC
M222
Colleen Margaret Wiggins Clsd 0 Yes 4.00 Accelerated Nursing Program

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. (4 credits)

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
OL 05/20/2019 -
07/15/2019
Monday, Wednesday

05:00PM-
07:50PM
N/A
Sarah K. Volkman Open 40 Yes 4.00 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
01 05/21/2019 -
08/13/2019
Tuesday

12:00PM-
02:50PM
SOMC
M101
Marianne Williams Clsd 0 Yes 3.00 Main Campus

NURS 418 - Synthesis & Clinical Decision Making

A final nursing class utilizes a case study approach to 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.

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 05/21/2019 -
08/13/2019
Tuesday

08:30AM-
11:30AM
SCB
S119
Cathy Prevost Clsd 0 Yes 3.00 Main Campus

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
01 05/21/2019 -
08/13/2019
Tuesday

03:00PM-
05:00PM
SCB
S251B
Marianne Williams Clsd 0 Yes 2.00 Main Campus

NURS 447 - Vari Hlth Patt Chldbering Fam

In this course, which builds on Variances of Health Patterns of Adults and Elders I, students apply the concepts of the bio-psycho-social-cultural-developmental-spiritual sciences in developing, implementing, and evaluating nursing interventions for the child-bearing and child-rearing family experiencing variances in functional health patterns. There is a special emphasis on health management and sexuality/reproduction. Clinical experiences encompass care of the high risk and chronically ill young family in both acute and community settings. (4 credits)

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 05/20/2019 -
08/12/2019
Monday

08:30AM-
11:20AM
SOMC
M222
Ms. Karen M. Agostini Open 3 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

NURS 449 - Vari Hlth Patt Chldbering Fam

In this course, which builds on Variances in Health Patterns of Childbearing Families, students apply the concepts of the bio-psycho-social-cultural-developmental-spiritual sciences in developing, implementing, and evaluating nursing interventions for the child-bearing and child-rearing family experiencing variances in functional health patterns. There is a special emphasis on health management and sexuality/reproduction. Clinical experiences encompass care of the high-risk and chronically-ill young family in both acute and community settings. (4 credits)

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 05/20/2019 -
08/12/2019
Monday

12:00PM-
02:50PM
SOMC
M222
Nanci Haze Open 2 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

NURS 487 - Nurs Care Indiv,Family,Commun

This course provides an overview of theoretical concepts related to community-based health care and family health. Concepts of health, health assessment, and therapeutic communication and interviewing are applied within the context of the family and community. The focus of this course is on assisting the student in the development of nursing skills necessary to promote health of families and communities. Attention is given to awareness of diversity, cultural sensitivity and knowledge to enable the students to provide culturally competent nursing care. Listed as NURS 437 for Direct Entry students. (4 credits)

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 05/20/2019 -
08/12/2019
Monday

03:00PM-
05:50PM
SOMC
M222
Colleen Margaret Wiggins Open 4 No 4.00 Main Campus

NURS 501 - FNP II Prim. Care Nursing of the Childbearing Family

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 05/23/2019 -
08/15/2019
Thursday

09:00AM-
01:00PM
SCB
S119
TBA Clsd 0 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

NURS 501A - FNP II Clin Decis. Making

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
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Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 05/20/2019 -
08/30/2019
N/A N/A N/A TBA Clsd 0 No 1.00 Main Campus

NURS 504 - Family Theory

Section Section
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Days Times Room Instructor Section
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Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 05/23/2019 -
08/15/2019
Thursday

05:00PM-
08:00PM
SCB
S183
Ms. Sarah R. Desmond
Jennifer Rogers Howard
Open 1 No 3.00 Main Campus

NURS 508 - Scholarly Inquiry II

This course explores the development of nursing science and the relationship of nursing theory, science, practice, and research from the quantitative perspective. Students analyze theories, concepts, and research methodologies within the perceived worldview. (2 credits)

Section Section
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Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
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Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 05/23/2019 -
08/15/2019
Thursday

03:00PM-
05:00PM
SCB
S183
Laura Rossi
Patricia Rissmiller
Open 3 No 2.00 Main Campus

NURS 516 - Advanced Leadership Practicum

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 05/21/2019 -
08/13/2019
Tuesday

11:45AM-
03:00PM
MCB
W206
Eileen McGee Open 6 No 3.00 Longwood Medical Cohort

NURS 630 - Prof. Leadership & Practice Change

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.

Section Section
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Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
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Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 05/20/2019 -
08/30/2019
N/A N/A N/A Eileen McGee Open 14 No 3.00 Main Campus

NURS 655 - Biostatistics

This course covers a wide range of statistical methods used in health care research. It begins with a review of descriptive statistics, hypothesis testing, and bivariate analyses including chi-square and correlation. It then introduces students to multivariate methods such as repeated measures ANOVA, linear regression, and binary logistic regression. The course is taught using an applied approach. Students are asked to relate the material to their own practice and use SPSS statistical software for assignments. The primary goal of the course is to prepare students to conduct statistical analyses for their Capstone project and other future research.

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Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
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Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 05/20/2019 -
08/30/2019
N/A N/A N/A Shelley R. Strowman Clsd 0 No 3.00 Online Class
02 05/20/2019 -
08/30/2019
N/A N/A N/A Shelley R. Strowman Open 7 No 3.00 Online Class

Nutrition

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
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 05/21/2019 -
07/04/2019
Tuesday, Thursday

06:00PM-
09:00PM
MCB
E305
Amanda Marie Haller Open 15 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 05/21/2019 -
07/02/2019
Tuesday

03:00PM-
06:00PM
SCB
S339
Amanda Marie Haller Open 15 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
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 05/21/2019 -
07/04/2019
Tuesday, Thursday

06:00PM-
09:00PM
MCB
E305
Amanda Marie Haller Open 17 No 4.00 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
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 05/20/2019 -
07/03/2019
Monday, Wednesday

06:00PM-
09:00PM
MCB
W201
Lisa Brown
Clarissa Brown
Open 16 Yes 4.00 Main Campus

NUTR 380 - Field Experience

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

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
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Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 05/20/2019 -
08/30/2019
N/A N/A N/A Sharon Gallagher Open 20 Yes 1.00 Main Campus

NUTR 453 - Advanced Topics in Preventative Nutr.

This course surveys nutritional recommendations throughout the life cycle that pertain to disease prevention and health promotion. Special emphasis is given to the latest research findings in risk factors for chronic diseases. Students are encouraged to interpret research findings and develop strategies to promote healthy lifestyles. Prerequisite: graduate nutrition standing or consent of instructor is required. (3 credits)

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 05/20/2019 -
07/03/2019
Monday, Wednesday

06:00PM-
09:00PM
MCB
E305
Teresa T. Fung Open 1 No 3.00 Main Campus
OL 05/20/2019 -
07/05/2019
N/A N/A N/A Ms. Elizabeth Colavito Siu Clsd 0 Yes 3.00 Online Class

NUTR 480 - Nutrition Fieldwork

This elective course offers students the opportunity to participate in an individualized nutrition field experience. Prerequisite: graduate nutrition standing or consent of instructor is required. (3 credits)

Section Section
Dates
Days Times Room Instructor Section
Status
Avail
Seats
Requires
Consent
Credits Location
01 05/20/2019 -
07/07/2019
N/A N/A N/A Teresa T. Fung Open 1 Yes 1.00 Main Campus
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