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Spring 2017 Graduate-Level Non-Degree Courses

How to Register

1. View the course(s) below in which you are interested, and review all of the course information.

2. Click "Register" to complete the registration process.

Courses are offered onsite and online. Since many courses fill early, we encourage you to register early.

Payment in full is required when you register for courses for any given semester. 

Tuition Information for Graduate Level Non-Degree Courses.

How can Non-Degree Courses be used?

Please visit this page for information about how non-degree courses can be used in the application process to waive the GRE Requirement or how they can be applied to a degree/certificate program once admitted.


Complete listing of courses open for non-degree registration for Spring 2017

To register for a course, use the "Register" button to complete the process once you have reviewed the course information.

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CD-836-01 -Genetics in Comm Disorders
Program Prerequisites or by consent. This course is an overview of genetics and common syndromes that result in craniofacial anomalies and/or communication disorders. Evaluation and treatment of craniofacial  anomalies and associated communication disorders, with a special emphasis on genetic based communication disorders related to specific language impairment, stuttering, and phonological disorders will be addressed.

Faculty: Ms. Kara Larson
Credits: 1
Offered: Onsite, Fridays 9:00 a.m. - 3:50 p.m.
Dates: 4/7/17  & 4/14/17

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CD-858-01 - Special Topics: Autism Seminar
This course addresses the characteristics of language, communication, and behavior of people across the autism spectrum and how to assess these areas as a speech-language pathologist. Students also learn about models of successful treatment approaches of the communication disorders of people with ASD.

Faculty: Dr. Howard Shane
Credits: 2
Offered: Onsite, Monday 8:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
Dates: 1/23/17 - 2/27/17

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CD-858-02 - Special Topics: SLP in Schools
This course is designed to prepare students for the role of the SLP in Pre-K through high school settings to provide culturally sensitive and educationally relevant services in the prevention, assessment and intervention for students exhibiting communication disorders. Students will be prepared to collaborate with other educators, contribute to curriculum as it relates to language and literacy, and comply with federal and state mandates as well as local policies related to their service.

Faculty: Mrs. Patricia A. Kelley-Nazzaro
Credits: 1
Offered: Onsite, Tuesdays 5:30 p.m. - 8:20 p.m.
Dates: 2/14/17 - 3/7/17

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CD-822-DL - Language Acquisition
Prerequisites: None. This course covers typical oral language development and its relationship to the acquisition of reading and writing skills. Theories of language development are analyzed and phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics are addressed.

Faculty: Dr. Kathryn Cabbage
Credits: 3 Offered: Online
Dates: 1/17/17 - 4/29/17

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HE-714-DL - Teaching Practicum
Prerequisites: HP-712/713. This course is a teaching practicum during which time learners will be paired with a teacher-mentor. The learner will apply principles of teaching, learning, and assessment, as applicable to the unique learning environment selected. Reflections will be shared with online classmates. For PhD students, the teaching practicum will be individually scheduled.

Faculty: Prof. Molly B. Cohen-Osher
Credits: 3
Offered: Online
Dates: 1/17/17 - 4/29/17

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HP-713-DL - Course Design & Meas of Learn Outcomes Prerequisites: HP-712 Exploration of the components of the course development process and assessment methodologies well as the rationale for measuring learning in the cognitive, psychomotor, and affective domains. Provides an introduction to both theory and methods of evaluation. Assessment of process outcome in classroom and clinical settings at the level of the learner, course and program are emphasized. Legal and ethical issues in course design and evaluation considered.

Faculty: Dr. Alexandra Paul-Simon
Credits: 3
Offered: Online
Dates: 1/17/17 - 4/29/17

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HP-850-DLHB - Intermediate Biostatistics
Prerequisites: None. This class provides a deeper understanding of the basic univariate methods introduced in Statistical Analysis I. This course will explore forms of the General Linear Model (GLM) to produce (a) prediction models, (b) between-subject designs with the appropriate follow-up tests, and (c) within-subject designs with the appropriate follow-up tests. Although this course emphasizes the conceptual application of statistical testing, some discussion of the mathematical underpinnings including the relevant formulae and assumptions are necessary for understanding. Emphasis will be placed on correctly interpreting computer printouts using IBM SPSS.

Faculty: Dr. John Wong
Credits: 3
Offered: Hybrid Format- Onsite meetings: Saturdays 9:00 a.m. -12:50 p.m. 2/4/17, 2/11/17 & 2/18/17
Dates: 1/17/17 - 4/29/17

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NH-717-DLHB - Survey of Health Care Informatics
Prerequisites: None. This online course presents an overview of the evolution of healthcare informatics from an interdisciplinary perspective. Students will learn healthcare informatics history, concepts, theories, legal and ethical implications, and applications within the healthcare industry. This course will introduce the student to the information system life cycle; human factors issues in healthcare informatics; critical issues affecting the development and implementation of information and communication systems and technologies (clinical, administrative and learning), knowledge management principles, professional practice trends, and explore some of the emerging ICT (information and communication technology) in health care.

Faculty: Dr. Margie L. Sipe
Credits: 3
Offered: Hybrid Format - Onsite meeting: Friday 11:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m. 2/3/17
Dates: 1/17/17 - 4/29/17

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NH-718-DL- Informatics Ldrshp & Appl Quality Improv
Prerequisites: None. The leadership and quality improvement component of the informatics specialty track focuses on the skills necessary to effectively manage or participate in HIT and/or quality/process improvement projects. The class will cover HIT/QI planning and implementation, project management, collaboration, process and workflow redesign, quality improvement, resource utilization, outcomes and measurement, and translational research. This class can also be taken as a stand alone class for those interested in leadership and QI skills.

Faculty: Dr. Andrew B. Phillips
Credits: 3
Offered: Online
Dates: 1/17/17 - 4/29/17

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NH-720-01- Research for Clinical Practice
Prerequisites: Statistics. Pass/Fail and audit available. This course prepares students to apply research evidence to improve clinical practice. It focuses on the knowledge and skills necessary to evaluate research evidence, integrate research and theory to answer clinical problems, and disseminate research findings to enhance clinical practice.

Faculty: Dr. John Wong
Credits: 3
Offered: Onsite- Wednesdays 4:00-6:50 p.m.
Dates: 1/17/17 - 4/29/17

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NH-760-DL- Integrative MBS Interv 1
Prerequisite: None. This course analyzes the theoretical rationale, mind body practice model, and interventions which promote health and healing. Interventions practiced by holistic nurses in both in-patient and out-patient settings will be described, and experientially explored. Consideration of environment and cultural diversity is embedded in use of these interventions.

Faculty: Dr. Nancy Baker & Dr. Amanda B. Coakley
Credits: 3
Offered: Online
Dates: 1/17/17 - 4/29/17

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NH-799-DL - Independent Study in Mind Body Spirit Health
Prerequisites: NH 750 Principles of Mind Body Spirit Health and Healing; NH 752 Research Methods and Critique in Mind Body Spirit Health and Healing; Independent Study to be arranged in consultation with the MBS program coordinator. Independent Studies require an Independent Study Agreement Form to be completed by the student and approved by the program coordinator.

Faculty: TBA
Credits: 1
Offered: Online
Dates: 1/17/17 - 4/29/17

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NH-826-DL - Immigrant and Refugee Health
Prerequisites: None. Pass/Fail option available. Immigrants and refugees bring with them some very unique experiences which can have lifelong implications on their functioning and health care beliefs. In order to provide optimal health care, providers must be sensitive to and knowledgeable of the health care expectations and practices unique to these specific populations. This course explores issues relevant to immigrants and refugees: cultural, health care patterns and practices, previous experiences, available resources, as well as potential challenges confronted by those providing health care.

Faculty: Dr. Clara Gona
Credits: 3
Offered:Online
Dates: 1/17/17 - 4/29/17

 

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NP-715N-DL- Advanced Pathophysiology
Prerequisite: Basic pathophysiology. This course provides an in depth scientific knowledge base relevant to selected pathophysiological states. Major concepts from basic pathophysiology are built upon with consideration of responses across the lifespan. Advanced concepts of pathophysiological functioning are correlated with clinical decisions related to selected diagnostic tests and initiation of therapeutic regimens applicable to advanced practice nurses across
specialties. Specific disease processes are examined incorporating the role of developmental physiology, embryologic, genetic, and environmental factors in the epidemiology of disease.

Faculty: Dr. Omanand Koul
Credits: 3
Offered: Online
Dates: 1/17/17 - 4/29/17

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NS-529-DLHB- Ethical Issues in Health Care
Prerequisites: May be taken as a Non-Degree student by RNs who do not have a BSN. Pass/Fail available. This course introduces students to basic ethical theory combined with a problem-solving approach to ethical issues commonly confronting health professionals. Selected issues to be examined include life and death decisions, information-sharing (confidentiality, truth-telling, and informed consent), peer relationships (team work, peer review, blowing the whistle on unethical colleagues), and the relationship of the health professional to institutions (health policy, quality assurance, distributive justice in everyday decisions)

Faculty: TBA
Credits: 2
Offered: Hybrid Format- Includes four onsite meetings.
Dates: 1/17/17 - 4/29/17

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NS-601-DLHB- Ethical Issues in Health Care
Prerequisites: None. Pass/Fail and audit available. The contributions of nursing history, nursing theory, and contemporary issues in the social evolution of nursing as a profession, including the nature of nursing theory and the relationship between philosophy, theory, and science.

Faculty: TBA
Credits: 3
Offered: Hybrid Format- Includes four onsite meetings.
Dates: 1/17/17 - 4/29/17

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OH-782-01 - Rehab Technologies for Stroke
Prerequisites: OTD Year 1, and Summer II coursework or permission of instructor. This course will increase student knowledge and clinical decision making skills regarding the use of rehabilitation technology for the paretic upper limb after stroke. It will complement and expand upon topics covered in OT 602 (Neuroscience), OT 603 (Movement) and OT 771 (Physical Dysfunction) by specifically addressing factors that contribute to the recovery of motor function after stroke: a significant concern for occupational therapy practice.

Faculty: Dr. Susan E. Fasoli
Credits: 3
Offered: Onsite, Wednesdays, 4:30-7:20 p.m.
Dates: 1/17/17 - 4/29/17

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OH-861-01 - Ped Beh Hlth: a Fam Cent Appr
Prerequisites: For OT students: OT-601, OT-602, OT-640, OT-652, OT-662, OT-770, OT-771, OT-775. For other disciplines: by instructor permission.
This course employs a family-centered focus in the application of pediatric behavioral health services by encouraging participation of caregivers and siblings. In collaboration with families, students will identify, define, measure and document targeted outcomes at the individual, family and program levels. Through experiential learning activities, students will design and deliver services including family and client psychoeducation, social skills training, self-regulation, coping skills, and other interventions as determined by the needs of the program participants.

Faculty: Dr. Andrea Fairman
Credits: 3
Offered: Onsite, Wednesdays, 4:30-7:20 p.m. & Mondays 3:30-5:50
Dates: 1/17/17 - 4/29/17

 

 

Non-Degree Student Contact Information

Laura Stengle
Assistant Registrar
for Non-Degree Programs,
New Student Liaison

Office of Student Affairs
Building 39, Room 118
Phone: (617) 643-2126
Fax: (617) 724-3849
ihpnondegree@mghihp.edu

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