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Fall 2018 Graduate-Level Non-Degree Courses

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Tuition Information for Graduate Level Non-Degree Courses.


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: Prof. Crystle Alonzo
Credits: 3
Offered: Online
Dates: 9/10/18-12/15/18

CD-827-DL- Tch Narrative & Expos Literacy
Prerequisites: None.  This course will focus on the Massachusetts Curriculum Framework for English Language Arts and Literacy emphasizing using information/expository and narrative text to build reading comprehension and writing in the classroom. It will provide students with an interactive introduction to the wide variety of literature for children. A key component of the course will be choosing, assessing, and reading children's literature specifically informational/expository and narrative text. Students will apply guidelines for assessing the quality of children's literature, as well as strategies for building reading comprehension and writing as they connect to literature. Students will be required to read many of the classics in children's literature and current popular titles.

Faculty: Prof. Patricia Nazzaro-Kelley
Credits: 2
Offered: Online
Dates: 9/10/18-10/25/18

CH-836-01- Theor & Pract Approach to Counseling
Course work in developmental and acquired neurogenic disorders. This course will expose the clinician to a range of theoretical and practical paradigms relevant to the field of communication disorders. Application will be made to clients/families in developmental and acquired neurogenic populations. Lectures and small group sessions will allow presentation and peer review of counseling interactions.

Faculty: Prof. Mike Boutin
Credits: 2
Offered: Onsite, Wednesday 5:00 p.m. - 7:50 p.m.
Dates: 9/12/18-9/26/18 & 10/10/18-11/07/18

HE-714-DL- Teaching Practicum
Prerequisites: HP-712 and HE-713. This course is a teaching practicum where participants apply evidence-based principles of teaching, learning, and assessment to a unique learning environment of their choosing.   Participants engage in personal goal setting and are paired with a practicum mentor who provides coaching, direct observation and feedback to improve the participant's teaching practices.  Reflections are shared with online classmates. Required readings and activities are chosen based on the specific area/s of the learner's interest.

Faculty: Dr. Molly Cohen-Osher
Credits: 3
Offered: Online
Dates: 9/10/18-12/15/18

HP-712-DL/ NE-712-DL- Foundations of Teaching & Learning
Prerequisites: None. In this project-based course, learners will apply principles of learner-centered instruction and instructional design to plans for teaching across modalities: classroom-based discussion, experiential learning, and interactive online instruction. Learners will construct their designs in an Interprofessional community environment, sharing their design processes and participating in ongoing peer review. Each draft will receive feedback from the course instructor. Students will incorporate feedback from peers and instructor to compile a synthesis of the work they have done and compose a critical reflection based on the literature of learner-centered instruction and instructional design.

Faculty: Dr. Lynn Foord
Credits: 3
Offered: Online
Dates: 9/10/18-12/15/18

NH-716-DL- 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.

Faculty: TBA
Credits: 3
Offered: Online.
Dates: 9/10/18-12/15/18

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 p.m.- 6:50 p.m.
Dates: 9/10/18-12/15/18

NH-750-DL- Principles of MB Health & Healing Prerequisites: None. This course provides an overview of the stress system as it relates to health, illness, and the human experience. Concepts including allostasis, allostatic load, and resilience, along with the physiology of relaxation response will be presented, with evidence supporting clinical and
interprofessional applications. Self-care practices will be presented and encouraged.

Faculty: Prof Catherine Calisi
Credits: 3
Offered: Online.
Dates: 9/10/18-12/15/18

NH-842-DL- Introduction to Global Health
This course will address the issues affecting the health of individuals, communities, and populations globally.  Issues in international health including public health, environmental health, emerging infectious diseases, and chronic illness will be explored.  The historic roots of international health, societal and cultural issues and major contemporary issues will be explored.

Faculty: Dr. Elissa Ladd
Credits: 3
Offered: Online.
Dates: 9/10/18-12/15/18

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. Amy Bruno
Credits: 3
Offered: Online.
Dates: 9/10/18-12/15/18

OH-781-01- Low Vision Rehabilitation
Nearly all occupational therapists will interact with clients with low vision, and as baby boomers age, the number of people with low vision is expected to increase dramatically. This course will provide an introduction to adult eye diseases, visual functions, psychosocial effects of low vision, and visual evaluations. The course will introduce interventions such as visual aids, environmental modifications, and community resources. Emphasis will be placed on hands-on experiences with assistive devices and interventions.

Faculty: Dr. Kim  Schoessow
Credits: 3
Offered: Onsite, Thursdays 4:00 p.m.- 6:50 p.m.
Dates: 9/10/18-12/15/18

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Non-Degree Student Contact Information

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

Office of Enrollment Services
Building 34, Room 104
Phone: (617) 643-2126
Fax: (617) 724-3849
ihpnondegree@mghihp.edu

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