Fall 2019 Nursing Certificate of Completion Courses

Registration begins on July 8th, 2019.

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Addictions Certificate for Health Care Professionals


NH-742-DL - Pharmacology of Addictions
Prerequisites: None. Pass/Fail option available. This course will provide students with in-depth knowledge of pharmacology topics related to addictions.  Students will understand the pharmacologic/physiologic action of substances that often lead to SUD/Addiction including effects such as intoxication, overdose, and withdrawal syndromes.  Pharmacology related to non-substance
addiction will also be discussed. Students will examine the evidence for pharmacotherapy treatment options for multiple substance use disorders and be able to design appropriate pharmacotherapy-based care plans.

Faculty: Prof. Cally Lilley
Credits: 3
Offered: Online
Dates: 9/9/19 - 12/14/19

Global Health Equity and Innovation Certificate of Completion


NH-842-DL - Introduction to Global Health
Prerequisites: Advanced Practice Status 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: TBD
Credits: 3
Offered: Online
Dates: 9/9/19 - 12/14/19

Nurse Educator Certificate of Completion


NE-712-DL - Foundations of Teaching and Learning
Prerequisites: None. This course will introduce the learner to basic theories of adult teaching and learning, with a focus on the teaching and learning relationship. Learners will explore the contexts of teaching and learning that are common in health professions education, consider the impact of culture on teaching and learning and consider how different theories of teaching and learning may impact learning experiences.
Includes critical analysis of selected theories and their application to a variety of educational environments in health professions education.

Faculty: Dr. Lynn Foord
Credits: 3
Offered: Online
Dates:  9/9/19 - 12/14/19


Mind Body Health and Healing Certificate of Completion


NH-750-DL - Principles of Mind Body, Health and 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. Cathy Calisi & Katherine Rosa
Credits: 3
Offered: Online
Dates: 9/9/19 - 12/14/19

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