Courses

Below you will find the current course offerings listed by semester and then alphabetically by department. Students and Faculty should log in to workday.simmons.edu and view the live course listings for the current semester. The current semester listings below are updated weekly. If you have any questions about these courses, please contact the Registrar's Office at or 617-521-2111.

Summer 2022 Course Schedule

Last Updated: 11/28/2022 07:04PM

Nursing Practice

NURP 410 - Research Methods

This course is designed to prepare you to critically analyze research literature. Emphasis will be placed on critically reading and interpreting published research in terms of applicability to the practice of healthcare professionals.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
02 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/16
Tuesday
1:00PM - 3:00PM
Carmen Harrison
3
TBD
03 2022/05/18 - 2022/08/17
Wednesday
8:00PM - 10:00PM
Tiffany Llera-Lora
3
TBD

NURP 424 - Advanced Pharmacology Across Life Span

Advanced Pharmacology is a core requirement for completion of the Simmons University Family Nurse Practitioner Program. The course also meets the requirements for pharmacology preparation to sit for national Nurse Practitioner certifying examinations by ANCC or AANP. While emphasizing the pharmacological knowledge required by advanced practice nurses 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. Students analyze and discuss current research findings related to pharmacologic therapies. Students are guided in the learning experience by faculty prepared in pharmacology and experienced in the role of applying the science of clinical pharmacology as family nurse practitioners.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/17
Tuesday
10:00AM - 12:00PM

Wednesday
5:00PM - 7:00PM
Clark Cassone
3
TBD
001 2022/07/14 - 2022/10/16
Thursday
5:00PM - 7:00PM

Sunday
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Lutricia Harrison
3
TBD
02 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/17
Tuesday
10:00AM - 12:00PM

Wednesday
5:00PM - 7:00PM
Clark Cassone
3
TBD
002 2022/07/14 - 2022/10/16
Thursday
5:00PM - 7:00PM

Sunday
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Alex Sargsyan
3
TBD

NURP 450 - Health Care System: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

This course is meant to examine the historical background of the U.S. health care system and analyze the current health care system. To accomplish this, students will learn about health care quality, access, and cost, as well as innovation. Health care systems will be appraised using the Iron Triangle of health economics. Health policy and advocacy will be highlighted through a social justice framework. Students will learn how quality and safety are improved through interprofessional collaboration. At the end of the course, students will have gained the requisite knowledge and skills to better advocate for their patients, community, and health care system. Students will strengthen their professional identity as future nurse practitioners and understand the role of the nurse practitioner in the U.S. health care system

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/05/22 - 2022/08/21
Sunday
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Kathleen Brown
3
TBD
001 2022/07/11 - 2022/10/10
Monday
3:00PM - 5:00PM
Cindy Bridges
3
TBD
02 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/16
Tuesday
9:00AM - 11:00AM
Beth McVey
3
TBD
002 2022/07/14 - 2022/10/13
Thursday
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Kathleen Brown
3
TBD
03 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/16
Tuesday
8:00PM - 10:00PM
Beth McVey
3
TBD
04 2022/05/18 - 2022/08/17
Wednesday
3:00PM - 5:00PM
Beth McVey
3
TBD

NURP 454 - Leadership and Management

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/16
Tuesday
3:00PM - 5:00PM
Jayne Rogers
4
TBD

NURP 505 - Family Theory: Health & Illness

This course is designed to provide the FNP student with an overview of family assessment, intervention and evaluation across the lifespan. This course will assist the FNP student to consider the relevant theoretical and research underpinnings of family based assessment in order to foster, promote and strengthen family functioning. Application of this content for practice will be facilitated through lectures, course discussions, case studies and selected written topics.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/05/22 - 2022/08/21
Sunday
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Meredith Troutman-Jordan
2
TBD
001 2022/07/14 - 2022/10/13
Thursday
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Brian Conner
2
TBD
02 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/16
Tuesday
8:00PM - 10:00PM
Jenny Johnsonius
2
TBD
03 2022/05/18 - 2022/08/17
Wednesday
3:00PM - 5:00PM
Meredith Troutman-Jordan
2
TBD
OL02 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/16
Tuesday
8:00PM - 10:00PM
Jenny Johnsonius
2
TBD

NURP 507 - Scholarly Inquiry I

The focus of Scholarly Inquiry I, is the development of a scholarly project. The development of this project requires an understanding of the historical perspective of nursing theory and research as well as theoretical perspectives in nursing and related disciplines. Students will explore these perspectives to frame the development of nursing as a science and to increase awareness about the relationship among theory, nursing science, research, and nursing practice.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/16
Tuesday
11:00AM - 1:00PM
Patricia Rissmiller
2
TBD
001 2022/07/11 - 2022/10/10
Monday
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Tanya Cohn
2
TBD
02 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/16
Tuesday
8:00PM - 10:00PM
Tanya Cohn
2
TBD
002 2022/07/11 - 2022/10/10
Monday
8:00PM - 10:00PM
Meredith Troutman-Jordan
2
TBD
03 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/16
Tuesday
8:00PM - 10:00PM
Carmen Harrison
2
TBD
003 2022/07/14 - 2022/10/13
Thursday
9:00PM - 11:00PM
Abigail Mitchell
2
TBD
04 2022/05/18 - 2022/08/17
Wednesday
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Tanya Cohn
2
TBD
05 2022/05/18 - 2022/08/17
Wednesday
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Meredith Troutman-Jordan
2
TBD

NURP 508 - Scholarly Inquiry II

This course builds upon knowledge gained in the areas of research methods, critical analysis and synthesis of the literature, quality improvement, and evidence-based practice. The main objective of the course is the implementation, completion, and dissemination of a scholarly project. The course focuses on the acquisition of the knowledge and skills needed to implement and analyze the data for the scholarly project, as well as the knowledge of research skills and methods useful in the family nurse practitioner role.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/16
Tuesday
11:00AM - 1:00PM
Carmen Harrison
2
TBD
001 2022/07/11 - 2022/10/10
Monday
8:00PM - 10:00PM
Carmen Harrison
2
TBD
02 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/16
Tuesday
8:00PM - 10:00PM
Meredith Troutman-Jordan
2
TBD
03 2022/05/18 - 2022/08/17
Wednesday
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Kelly Cone
2
TBD
04 2022/05/18 - 2022/08/17
Wednesday
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Tanya Cohn
2
TBD

NURP 530 - Adv. Health Assessment Across Life Span

This course introduces the student to the essential competencies necessary to provide primary health care to patients and families of diverse populations. Students engage in study that will assist them in understanding the developmental and cultural needs of patients across the life span as they relate to delivery of advanced health assessment within a primary health care nursing framework. Family frameworks that reflect a developmental, systems approach are presented to guide the student in understanding the primary health care needs of patients, families and systems in this context. Includes lecture and laboratory sessions.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/05/18 - 2022/08/21
Wednesday
9:00PM - 11:00PM

Sunday
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Kaylee Burke
3
TBD
001 2022/07/11 - 2022/10/13
Monday
10:00AM - 12:00PM

Thursday
9:00PM - 11:00PM
Kara Jones
3
TBD
02 2022/05/18 - 2022/08/21
Wednesday
9:00PM - 11:00PM

Sunday
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Caitlin Levesque
3
TBD
002 2022/07/11 - 2022/10/13
Monday
10:00AM - 12:00PM

Thursday
9:00PM - 11:00PM
Kaylee Burke
3
TBD
03 2022/05/18 - 2022/08/21
Wednesday
9:00PM - 11:00PM

Sunday
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Caitlin Levesque
3
TBD

NURP 531 - FNP I Primary Care Nursing: Child Family

This is the first course in the sequence of the FNP primary care core curriculum. The focus is on the holistic gynecological care of the female, and the care of the low-risk childbearing woman and her newborn, applying a developmental, theoretical, and family perspective.<br /><br />Information gathering skills, clinical judgment, critical thinking, and problem solving skills for the childbearing family are emphasized. Communication theory in both the written and verbal presentation of the childbearing focused encounter, utilizing evidence-based practice and using clinical decision support systems is reinforced. <br /> 

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/17
Tuesday
9:00AM - 11:00AM

Wednesday
9:00PM - 11:00PM
Michelle Isacson
3
TBD
001 2022/07/14 - 2022/10/16
Thursday
9:00PM - 11:00PM

Sunday
5:00PM - 7:00PM
Cara Cohen
3
TBD
02 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/17
Tuesday
9:00AM - 11:00AM

Wednesday
9:00PM - 11:00PM
Carol Bafaloukos
3
TBD
002 2022/07/14 - 2022/10/16
Thursday
9:00PM - 11:00PM

Sunday
5:00PM - 7:00PM
Michelle Isacson
3
TBD
03 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/17
Tuesday
9:00AM - 11:00AM

Wednesday
9:00PM - 11:00PM
Michelle Isacson
3
TBD
04 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/17
Tuesday
9:00AM - 11:00AM

Wednesday
9:00PM - 11:00PM
Michelle Isacson
3
TBD

NURP 532 - FNP II 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 lifespan at an advanced level, in preparation for clinical practice in a supervised primary healthcare setting. The course builds on content from Advanced Health Assessment and Primary Health Care for the Childbearing Family, Normal and Abnormal Human Physiology, Scholarly Inquiry, and Pharmacology. The course focuses on the student's application of clinical knowledge and skills to the delivery of primary healthcare nursing to families.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/17
Tuesday
11:00AM - 1:00PM

Wednesday
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Tina Delouchry
3
TBD
001 2022/07/11 - 2022/10/13
Monday
10:00AM - 12:00PM

Thursday
3:00PM - 5:00PM
Julie Penick
3
TBD
02 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/17
Tuesday
11:00AM - 1:00PM

Wednesday
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Tina Delouchry
3
TBD
002 2022/07/11 - 2022/10/13
Monday
10:00AM - 12:00PM

Thursday
3:00PM - 5:00PM
Michele Smith
3
TBD

NURP 533 - FNP III Primary Care Nursing

This course is the third of three courses in the theory and practice of family primary care nursing. This course offers the opportunity to synthesize learning from prior courses, including prior family clinical and theory courses, pathophysiology, health promotion, pharmacology, and advanced health assessment. Content will include specialty and selected topics in adult/geriatric and pediatric primary healthcare. An additional focus will be the integration of professional issues, as well as legal and ethical considerations in FNP practice.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/21
Tuesday
7:00PM - 9:00PM

Sunday
9:00AM - 11:00AM
Sun Jones
3
TBD
001 2022/07/11 - 2022/10/16
Monday
9:00PM - 11:00PM

Sunday
3:00PM - 5:00PM
Diane Ryan
3
TBD
02 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/21
Tuesday
7:00PM - 9:00PM

Sunday
9:00AM - 11:00AM
Diane Ryan
3
TBD
002 2022/07/11 - 2022/10/16
Monday
9:00PM - 11:00PM

Sunday
3:00PM - 5:00PM
Megan Wolfe
3
TBD
03 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/21
Tuesday
7:00PM - 9:00PM

Sunday
9:00AM - 11:00AM
Megan Wolfe
3
TBD

NURP 534 - Immersion Weekend

This course examines the clinical and physical exam practice of the family nurse practitioner in the primary care setting. This course will build on the fundamental principles of health assessment and provide further information to obtain, interpret, and intervene on common physical exam findings. Students should take time to review and understand the concepts presented in this course in preparation for Immersion Weekend. 

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 TBD TBD
Paul Jones
1
TBD
001 TBD TBD
Paul Jones
1
TBD

NURP 535 - Clinical Decision Making I

This course is Part I of a two-part clinical course series and provides the student the opportunity to integrate theoretical content into practice. Through clinical conferences, skills-building sessions, and clinical practice, the FNP student will achieve the skills necessary to provide primary care to patients across the life span. The synchronous class sessions will meet every other week.<br /><br />This course requires 336 clinical hours over 14 weeks of practice in a clinical setting with a nurse practitioner, certified nurse midwife, physician assistant, or physician preceptor. Clinical experiences may be provided in a variety of health care settings including, but not limited to, community health centers, private offices, tertiary care settings, urgent care centers, and homeless shelters.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 TBD TBD
Jennifer Beaty
6
TBD
001 TBD TBD
Keely Vrsalovich
6
TBD
02 TBD TBD
Tola Suleiman
6
TBD
002 TBD TBD
Benita Martin
6
TBD
03 TBD TBD
Gretchen Fowell
6
TBD
003 TBD TBD
Susan Gillispie
6
TBD
04 TBD TBD
Deirdre Sweeney
6
TBD
004 TBD TBD
Diane Sette
6
TBD
005 TBD TBD
Kimberly Boothby-Downing
6
TBD
05 TBD TBD
Kristen Hylan
6
TBD
06 TBD TBD
Carissa Arens
6
TBD
07 TBD TBD
Gillian Magni
6
TBD
08 TBD TBD
Megan Behrer
6
TBD
09 TBD TBD
Laura Behm
6
TBD
10 TBD TBD
Beth Hartsock
6
TBD
11 TBD TBD
Janet Selz
6
TBD
12 TBD TBD
Kimberly Harris
6
TBD
14 TBD TBD
Pamela Holtz
6
TBD
16 TBD TBD
Barbara Winges Conflitti
6
TBD
17 TBD TBD
Sarah Arseneault
6
TBD
18 TBD TBD
Carolyn Brown
6
TBD

NURP 536 - FNP Clinical Decision Making II

This course is Part II of a two-part clinical course series and provides the student the opportunity to integrate theoretical content into practice. Through clinical conferences, skills-building sessions, and clinical practice, the FNP student will achieve the skills necessary to provide primary care to patients across the life span. The synchronous class sessions will meet every other week.<br /><br />This course requires 336 clinical hours over 14 weeks of practice in a clinical setting with a nurse practitioner, certified nurse midwife, physician assistant, or physician preceptor. Clinical experiences may be provided in a variety of health care settings including, but not limited to, community health centers, private offices, tertiary care settings, urgent care centers, and homeless shelters.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
001 TBD TBD
Henry Puciato
6
TBD
01 TBD TBD
Benita Martin
6
TBD
02 TBD TBD
Janell Hussain
6
TBD
002 TBD TBD
Janet Thompson
6
TBD
03 TBD TBD
Rosella Micalizzi
6
TBD
003 TBD TBD
Amber McCall
6
TBD
004 TBD TBD
Patricia O'Regan Gustin
6
TBD
05 TBD TBD
Monica Dube
6
TBD
06 TBD TBD
Laura Behm
6
TBD
07 TBD TBD
Paul Jones
6
TBD
08 TBD TBD
Theresa Campbell
6
TBD
09 TBD TBD
Donte Newsom
6
TBD
10 TBD TBD
Kerry Sherlock
6
TBD
11 TBD TBD
Lois Rockcastle
6
TBD
12 TBD TBD
Barbara Winges Conflitti
6
TBD
OL7 TBD TBD
Paul Jones
6
TBD

NURP 537 - Clinical Advisement

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 TBD TBD
Kimberly Boothby-Downing
TBD
TBD

NURP 570 - Health Promotion: A Global Perspective

This course is designed to give students an overview of health promotion issues, to explore selected current topics in health and health policy from a global perspective and to investigate the consequences these issues have for the health status of individuals, populations and society. This course will provide the theoretical foundation to allow the practitioner to design interventions, which promote health and behavior change in the individual client within the community setting.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
02 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/16
Tuesday
8:00PM - 10:00PM
Christie Griffin
2
TBD
03 2022/05/18 - 2022/08/17
Wednesday
3:00PM - 5:00PM
Christie Griffin
2
TBD

NURP 589 - Informatics

The focus of this course is essential core concepts, skills, and tools that capture evidence-based practice for the FNP and define the care informatics field. We will examine a variety of current and emerging health information technologies to promote safe patient care, improve health care quality and efficiency, and foster consumer-centric care to advance nursing practice and nursing science. We will be applying the theoretical perspectives derived from personal learning environments in adult education to foster a learning environment that promotes individual understanding and application of complex material.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/05/22 - 2022/08/21
Sunday
9:00PM - 11:00PM
Michelle Dykes
3
TBD
001 2022/07/14 - 2022/10/13
Thursday
9:00PM - 11:00PM
Maria Dolores Mangubat
3
TBD
02 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/16
Tuesday
11:00AM - 1:00PM
RuthAnne Kuiper
3
TBD
03 2022/05/18 - 2022/08/17
Wednesday
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Michelle Dykes
3
TBD

NURP 620 - Ethical/Legal Issues

This course will address the underlying historical, philosophical, and theoretical perspectives in ethics from a biomedical and nursing perspective. Ethical issues will be addressed in a case-based approach in order to more deeply understand the nature of complexity of ethical issues in contemporary practice. The course will also explore legal issues in advanced practice and in the health care system as they apply to enhancing ethical practice and improving and enhancing the practice environment for ethical practice.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/16
Tuesday
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Patricia Schafer
3
TBD

NURP 630 - Professional Leadership and Practice Change

This course will provide students with an overview of health delivery systems, the regulatory and financial environment, the impact of technology and innovation, and the challenges and benefits of a diversified workforce. The course will expand the capacity of the students to understand their individual and personal leadership strengths in the context of learning about leadership theory and practice. Students will have the opportunity to diagnose organizational and strategic challenges facing health care institutions and will explore workforce development and inclusive practice environment models. Approaches to solving problems and improving structures, processes, and outcomes in a way that harnesses the potential of interprofessional teams in the delivery of patient- and family-centered care will be explored.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/05/19 - 2022/08/18
Thursday
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Eileen McGee
3
TBD

NURP 650 - Epidemiology

This course will enable the student to gain perspective about the context in which health problems occur and care is delivered. The course will consider the impact of environmental factors, including occupational exposures, living conditions, education, and financial resources on the health of populations. The relationship between these environmental factors, as well as social, cultural, and genetic influences on health will be evaluated, as will the role of the clinician in addressing these issues.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/16
Tuesday
5:00PM - 7:00PM
Carmen Harrison
3
TBD

NURP 750B - DNP Project Seminar II

This 2-credit course is the second in a series of three seminars which will guide students in the completion of the DNP seminar project. During DNP Seminar Project II, students will develop the project proposal, including design, identification of outcomes, and choice of the methods that will be used to achieve outcomes, and begin their projects. Students will obtain appropriate permissions and IRB approvals for the DNP project.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/05/19 - 2022/08/18
Thursday
6:00PM - 8:00PM
Tanya Cohn
2
TBD

NURP 750C - DNP Project Seminar III

This two credit course is the third in a series of three seminars which will guide students in the completion of the DNP Project. During DNP Project Seminar III, students will further refine and complete their DNP Project, including data collection, data analysis, and dissemination.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/05/16 - 2022/08/15
Monday
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Patricia Rissmiller
2
TBD

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 Time Instructor Credits Location
AC 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/16
Tuesday
12:00PM - 2:50PM
Karen Manganaro
4
Main Campus

NURS 333L

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location

Mount Auburn Hospital Maternity

AC1 2022/05/20 - 2022/08/19
Friday
7:00AM - 3:00PM
Michele DiMattia
TBD
TBD

BMC Yawkey 4E MotherBaby

AC2 2022/05/19 - 2022/08/18
Thursday
7:00AM - 3:00PM
Karitas O'Connell
TBD
TBD

BWH CWN10

AC3 2022/05/18 - 2022/08/17
Wednesday
3:00PM - 11:00PM
Anne Couture
TBD
TBD
AC4 2022/05/19 - 2022/08/18
Thursday
7:00AM - 3:00PM
Moira Crowley
TBD
TBD

BWH CWN9

AC5 2022/05/18 - 2022/08/17
Wednesday
3:00PM - 11:00PM
Helen Lasic
TBD
TBD

Cambridge Hospital Maternity

AC6 2022/05/20 - 2022/08/19
Friday
7:00AM - 3:00PM
Susan Wright Thomas
TBD
TBD

BWH CWN10 Postpartum

AC7 2022/05/18 - 2022/08/17
Wednesday
7:00AM - 3:00PM
Elizabeth ONeill
TBD
TBD

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 Time Instructor Credits Location
AC 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/16
Tuesday
8:30AM - 11:20AM
Helen Bellenoit
4
Main Campus

NURS 334L

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location

Children's Hospital 10S

AC1 2022/05/19 - 2022/08/18
Thursday
7:00AM - 3:00PM
Ashley Doherty
TBD
TBD

Children's Hospital 9 East

AC2 2022/05/18 - 2022/08/17
Wednesday
7:00AM - 3:00PM
Jose Vega
TBD
TBD

Children's Hospital 10 East

AC3 2022/05/16 - 2022/08/22
Monday
7:00AM - 7:00PM
Silvia Herrera
TBD
TBD

Boston Medical Center Pedi, Yawkey 4

AC4 2022/05/18 - 2022/08/17
Wednesday
7:00AM - 7:00PM
Diane Isaac
TBD
TBD

Children's Hospital 10S

AC5 2022/05/16 - 2022/08/22
Monday
7:00AM - 5:00PM
Catherine Kearney
TBD
TBD

Children's Hospital 9N

AC6 2022/05/19 - 2022/08/18
Thursday
7:00AM - 3:00PM
Nikora Downey
TBD
TBD

Children's Hospital 9 East

AC7 2022/05/16 - 2022/08/22
Monday
7:00AM - 5:00PM
Jose Vega
TBD
TBD

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 Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/16
Tuesday
12:00PM - 2:50PM
Jennifer Livesley
4
Main Campus

NURS 335L

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location

BIDMC Deac 4

01 2022/05/19 - 2022/08/18
Thursday
7:00AM - 3:00PM
Velecia Prall-Major
TBD
TBD

Newton Wellesley Psych

02 2022/05/20 - 2022/08/19
Friday
7:00AM - 3:00PM
Vanessa DeMelo
TBD
TBD
03 2022/05/19 - 2022/08/18
Thursday
7:00AM - 3:00PM
Kameko Gregory
TBD
TBD

Tufts Pratt 2

04 2022/05/16 - 2022/08/22
Monday
7:00AM - 5:00PM
Meghan Durgin
TBD
TBD

BIDMC Deac 4

05 2022/05/20 - 2022/08/19
Friday
7:00AM - 3:00PM
Moji Asere
TBD
TBD
06 2022/05/18 - 2022/08/17
Wednesday
7:00AM - 3:00PM
Donna Cawdette
TBD
TBD

MGH Blake 11

07 2022/05/20 - 2022/08/19
Friday
3:00PM - 11:00PM
Sara Fisher
TBD
TBD
08 2022/05/19 - 2022/08/18
Thursday
7:00AM - 3:00PM
Ruth Mongare
TBD
TBD

Bournewood Hospital

09 2022/05/16 - 2022/08/22
Monday
7:00AM - 5:00PM
Kameko Gregory
TBD
TBD

VA, Brockton Campus Psych

10 2022/05/21 - 2022/08/20
Saturday
7:00AM - 3:00PM
Jennifer Gammon
TBD
TBD

NURS 346 - Medical Surgical Nursing II

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 Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/16
Tuesday
8:30AM - 11:20AM
Marianne Williams
4
Main Campus

NURS 346L

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location

St. Elizabeth 7 East

01 2022/05/18 - 2022/08/17
Wednesday
7:00AM - 3:00PM
Belsy Gonzalez
TBD
TBD

BIDMC Farr 7

02 2022/05/18 - 2022/08/17
Wednesday
7:00AM - 3:00PM
Sydney Orlando
TBD
TBD

BWH 4B Oncology

03 2022/05/16 - 2022/08/22
Monday
7:00AM - 5:00PM
Mary Cross
TBD
TBD

MGH Lunder 7

04 2022/05/18 - 2022/08/17
Wednesday
7:00AM - 3:00PM
Alexandra Valencia
TBD
TBD

MGH Blake 6

05 2022/05/18 - 2022/08/17
Wednesday
7:00AM - 3:00PM
Mirlande Charles
TBD
TBD

St. Elizabeth 7 East

06 2022/05/19 - 2022/08/18
Thursday
7:00AM - 3:00PM
Kathleen Rudolph-Belbin
TBD
TBD

BWH 15CD

07 2022/05/18 - 2022/08/17
Wednesday
7:00AM - 3:00PM
Edwige David
TBD
TBD

Mt. Auburn Staton 3

08 2022/05/20 - 2022/08/19
Friday
7:00AM - 3:00PM
Elizabeth Myers
TBD
TBD

BIDMC Far 11

09 2022/05/19 - 2022/08/18
Thursday
7:00AM - 3:00PM
Sydney Orlando
TBD
TBD

MGH White 6

10 2022/05/19 - 2022/08/18
Thursday
7:00AM - 3:00PM
Tirza Martinez
TBD
TBD

St. Elizabeth 7 East

11 2022/05/20 - 2022/08/19
Friday
7:00AM - 3:00PM
Meg MacRoberts
TBD
TBD

NURS 350 - Independent Study

Consent of department required. Offers an individualized opportunity to study an issue or topic relevant to the theory and/or practice of nursing. Utilizes library research, clinical research, or analysis of advanced clinical practice.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 TBD TBD
LaDonna Christian
2
TBD

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 Time Instructor Credits Location
AC 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/16
Tuesday
4:00PM - 5:50PM
Colleen Wiggins
4
Main Campus

NURS 387L

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location

Rogerson House

AC1 TBD TBD
Kelley Healy
TBD
TBD

Precepted Placements

AC2 TBD TBD
Nadia Raymond
TBD
TBD

Mass Mental Health Center Fenwood Inn

AC3 2022/05/19 - 2022/08/18
Thursday
3:00PM - 11:00PM
Karen Sherman
TBD
TBD

Precepted Placements

AC4 TBD TBD
Gargi Cooper
TBD
TBD
AC5 TBD TBD
Karen Lane
TBD
TBD

VA, Jamaica Plain Outpatient Clinics

AC6 2022/05/18 - 2022/08/17
Wednesday
7:00AM - 3:00PM
Dianne Benjamin
TBD
TBD

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 Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/16
Tuesday
12:00PM - 2:50PM
Marianne Williams
3
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 Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/16
Tuesday
8:30AM - 11:20AM
Carissa Arens
3
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 Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/16
Tuesday
3:00PM - 4:50PM
Erin McGarry
2
Main Campus

NURS 419L - Clinical Capstone Lab

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 TBD TBD
Jayne Rogers
TBD
TBD
02 TBD TBD
Hallie Greenberg
TBD
TBD
03 TBD TBD
Erin McGarry
TBD
TBD
04 TBD TBD
Kathleen Leone
TBD
TBD

NURS 447 - Variances in Health Patterns of the Childbearing Family

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. Includes lecture and laboratory sessions.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/05/16 - 2022/08/22
Monday
8:30AM - 11:20AM
Karen Agostini
4
Main Campus

NURS 447L

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location

BIDMC 6 Stoneman

01 2022/05/19 - 2022/08/18
Thursday
7:00AM - 7:00PM
Victoria Mitchell
TBD
TBD

BIDMC 6 Feldberg

02 2022/05/18 - 2022/08/17
Wednesday
7:00AM - 3:00PM
Nikki Richardson
TBD
TBD

Newton Wellesley Maternity

03 2022/05/21 - 2022/08/20
Saturday
7:00AM - 3:00PM
Tyechia James
TBD
TBD

BMC 4N Maternity

04 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/16
Tuesday
7:00AM - 3:00PM
Kara Leung
TBD
TBD

Cambridge Hospital Maternity

05 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/16
Tuesday
7:00AM - 3:00PM
Michelle Pena
TBD
TBD

BWH CWN9 PostPartum

06 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/16
Tuesday
3:00PM - 11:00PM
Anne Couture
TBD
TBD

MGH Ellison 13

07 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/16
Tuesday
7:00AM - 3:00PM
Elise Vanetzian
TBD
TBD

Mount Auburn Hospital Maternity

08 2022/05/18 - 2022/08/17
Wednesday
7:00AM - 3:00PM
Michele DiMattia
TBD
TBD

NURS 449 - Variances in Health Patterns of the Childrearing Family

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.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/05/16 - 2022/08/22
Monday
12:00PM - 2:50PM
Helen Bellenoit
4
Main Campus

NURS 449L

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location

Children's Hospital 9 East

01 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/16
Tuesday
7:00AM - 3:00PM
Nikora Downey
TBD
TBD

Children's Hospital 10S

02 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/16
Tuesday
7:00AM - 3:00PM
Ashley Doherty
TBD
TBD

Children's Hospital 7W

03 2022/05/19 - 2022/08/18
Thursday
6:30AM - 2:30PM
Erin McGarry
TBD
TBD

Children's Hospital 10 East

04 2022/05/20 - 2022/08/19
Friday
7:00AM - 3:00PM
Jamie Dreher
TBD
TBD

Children's Hospital 10NW

05 2022/05/18 - 2022/08/17
Wednesday
7:00AM - 3:00PM
Chavely Avalo
TBD
TBD

Children's Hospital 10 East

06 2022/05/19 - 2022/08/18
Thursday
7:00AM - 3:00PM
Haja Fofana
TBD
TBD

Children's Hospital 10NW

07 2022/05/20 - 2022/08/19
Friday
7:00AM - 3:00PM
Danielle LaBastie
TBD
TBD

NURS 487 - Nursing Care of Individuals, Families, and Communities

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.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/05/16 - 2022/08/22
Monday
4:00PM - 5:50PM
Jennifer Howard
4
Main Campus

NURS 487L

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location

Spring House

01 2022/05/18 - 2022/08/17
Wednesday
8:00AM - 4:00PM
Debra Ayers
TBD
TBD

VA, Jamaica Plain Outpatient Clinics

02 2022/05/19 - 2022/08/18
Thursday
7:00AM - 3:00PM
Yafet Abadi
TBD
TBD

Mass Mental Health Center Fenwood Inn

03 2022/05/17 - 2022/08/16
Tuesday
3:00PM - 11:00PM
Karen Sherman
TBD
TBD

Rogerson House

04 2022/05/19 - 2022/08/18
Thursday
8:00AM - 4:00PM
Alexandra Vilmenay
TBD
TBD

Linden at Dedham

05 2022/05/19 - 2022/08/18
Thursday
8:00AM - 4:00PM
Shirley Neyhart
TBD
TBD

Spring House

06 2022/05/20 - 2022/08/19
Friday
8:00AM - 4:00PM
Debra Ayers
TBD
TBD

Nursing Care of Individuals, Families, and Communities Lab

07 TBD TBD
Diana Hanan
TBD
TBD

NURS 505 - Family Theory

This course is designed to provide the FNP student with an overview of family assessment, intervention and evaluation across the lifespan. This course will assist the FNP student to consider the relevant theoretical and research underpinnings of family based assessment in order to foster, promote and strengthen family functioning. Application of this content for practice will be facilitated through lectures, course discussions, case studies and selected written topics.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/05/19 - 2022/08/18
Thursday
8:00AM - 9:50AM
Elaine Ferreira
2
Main Campus
02 2022/05/19 - 2022/08/18
Thursday
8:00AM - 9:50AM
Sarah Desmond
2
Main Campus

NURS 507 - Scholarly Inquiry I

This course provides the philosophical and historical basis for the development of nursing science and the relationship of nursing theory, science, practice, and research from a qualitative perspective. Students analyze theories, concepts, and research methodologies within the perceived worldview.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/05/19 - 2022/08/18
Thursday
10:00AM - 11:50AM
Patricia Rissmiller
2
Main Campus

NURS 516 - Advanced Leadership Practicum

This practical course focuses on the clinical application and synthesis of leadership and management concepts presented in previous courses. This leadership practicum requires 80 hours. The practicum site will be mutually agreed upon by student and faculty member taking into consideration the student's preferred practice setting.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
OL TBD TBD
Eileen McGee
2
TBD

NURS 531 - FNP I Primary Care Nursing: Child Family

This is the first course in the sequence of the FNP primary care core curriculum. The focus is on the holistic gynecological care of the female, and the care of the low-risk childbearing woman and her newborn, applying a developmental, theoretical, and family perspective.  <br /><br />Information gathering skills, clinical judgment, critical thinking, and problem solving skills for the childbearing family are emphasized.  Communication theory in both the written and verbal presentation of the childbearing focused encounter, utilizing evidence-based practice and using clinical decision support systems is reinforced.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/05/19 - 2022/08/18
Thursday
10:00AM - 11:50AM
Claire LaBelle
3
Main Campus

NURS 532 - FNP II 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 lifespan at an advanced level, in preparation for clinical practice in a supervised primary healthcare setting. The course builds on content from Advanced Health Assessment and Primary Health Care for the Childbearing Family, Normal and Abnormal Human Physiology, Scholarly Inquiry, and Pharmacology. The course focuses on the student's application of clinical knowledge and skills to the delivery of primary healthcare nursing to families.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/05/19 - 2022/08/18
Thursday
12:00PM - 1:50PM
Elaine Ferreira
3
Main Campus

NURS 535 - FNP Clinical Decision Making I

This course is Part I of a two-part clinical course series and provides the student the opportunity to integrate theoretical content into practice. Through clinical conferences, skills-building sessions, and clinical practice, the FNP student will achieve the skills necessary to provide primary care to patients across the life span. The synchronous class sessions will meet every other week.<br /><br />This course requires 336 clinical hours over 14 weeks of practice in a clinical setting with a nurse practitioner, certified nurse midwife, physician assistant, or physician preceptor. Clinical experiences may be provided in a variety of health care settings including, but not limited to, community health centers, private offices, tertiary care settings, urgent care centers, and homeless shelters.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/05/19 - 2022/08/18
Thursday
2:00PM - 3:30PM
Claire LaBelle
6
Main Campus

NURS 536 - FNP Clinical Decision Making II

This course is Part II of a two-part clinical course series and provides the student the opportunity to integrate theoretical content into practice. Through clinical conferences, skills-building sessions, and clinical practice, the FNP student will achieve the skills necessary to provide primary care to patients across the life span. The synchronous class sessions will meet every other week.<br /><br />This course requires 336 clinical hours over 14 weeks of practice in a clinical setting with a nurse practitioner, certified nurse midwife, physician assistant, or physician preceptor. Clinical experiences may be provided in a variety of health care settings including, but not limited to, community health centers, private offices, tertiary care settings, urgent care centers, and homeless shelters.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
01 2022/05/19 - 2022/08/18
Thursday
2:00PM - 3:20PM
Janet Thompson
6
Main Campus

NURS 537 - Clinical Advisement

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
OL TBD TBD
Paul Jones
TBD
TBD

NURS 650 - Epidemiology

This course will enable the student to gain perspective about the context in which health problems occur and care is delivered. The course will consider the impact of environmental factors, including occupational exposures, living conditions, education, and financial resources on the health of populations. The relationship between these environmental factors, as well as social, cultural, and genetic influences on health will be evaluated, as will the role of the clinician in addressing these issues.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
OL TBD TBD
Carmen Harrison
3
TBD

NURS 670 - Health Policy

The primary objective of this course is to empower the DNP student with the tools to influence health policy. The course will analyze the legal, ethical and social issues inherent in policy development. Students will consider the many dimensions of the present health care crisis such as cost, access, equity, quality, globalization and provision of care to an aging population. Students will also learn the presentation of policy analyses in written, graphic and oral forms.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
OL TBD TBD
Beth McVey
3
TBD

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 Time Instructor Credits Location
OL 2022/05/17 - 2022/06/28
Tuesday, Thursday
6:00PM - 8:50PM
Julie Robarts
4
TBD

NUTR 111L - Fundamentals of Nutrition Science Lab

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
OL 2022/05/17 - 2022/06/28
Tuesday
3:00PM - 5:50PM
Jennifer Baum
TBD
TBD

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 Time Instructor Credits Location
OL 2022/05/17 - 2022/06/28
Tuesday, Thursday
6:00PM - 8:50PM
Julie Robarts
4
TBD

NUTR 453 - Advanced Topics in Preventative Nutrition

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.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
OL TBD TBD
Elizabeth Colavito Siu
3
TBD

NUTR 461 - Exercise Assessment and Prescription

This course builds on the understanding of energy intake, transformation, and liberation. Students learn to evaluate, create, and implement exercise programs for a variety of populations. This course develops a critical reasoning approach to clinical situations. Students apply an understanding of how nutrition and exercise interact to influence work capacity in children and adults. The course is offered only online.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
OL TBD TBD
Jacqueline Beatty
3
TBD

NUTR 480 - Nutrition Fieldwork

This elective course offers students the opportunity to participate in an individualized nutrition field experience.

Section Section Dates Time Instructor Credits Location
02 TBD TBD
Lisa Brown
2
TBD
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