First 7-Week Session

5/20/13 - 7/5/13

NUR 103 LPN Transition                                                                        

A one-credit bridge course designed to prepare the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to enter into the second year of UMA's Associate of Science in Nursing Program. This course bridges the gap between the LPN's prior learning and experience and what is learned in the first year of UMA's program. A major focus of the course is instruction in the use of the nursing process as it applies to the role of the ADN-prepared nurse. Prerequisite: Successful completion of the LPN Transition Process as outlined in the degree requirements section on Nursing and BIO110, BIO210, MAT100, PSY100, and ENG101.

03591 T 09:00AM-11:30AM Staff 1

NUR 304 Concepts of Professional Nursing Practice                                             

An exploration of the nursing profession, historical foundation, holistic concepts and current issues regarding the scope and roles in professional baccalaureate nursing practice will be discussed. Critical thinking, written and oral communication skills will be a focus in the development of the baccalaureate nurse.  Meets live on 5/20 and 6/17 ONLY.


03810 M 01:00PM-03:45PM King 3

NUR 389 Integrative Yoga                                                                         

Seminar to identify and discuss topics relevant to contemporary nursing practice.  Students will participate in an engaged learning environment, as they apply critical thinking skills, delve into the evidence base, and engage in holistic-integral  experiences that support their growth in meeting the BSN program outcomes.  Meets live from 9-11 on 5/20, 6/3, 6/10, and 6/17 ONLY. Meets live from 9-3 on 6/24.

03811 M 09:00AM-11:00AM Clark 3
M 09:00AM-03:00PM Clark 3


Second 7-Week Session

7/8/13 - 8/23/13

NUR 425 Hands on Healing: Reiki & Importance of Caring for Self & Others

This elective nursing course is offered as a hybrid with multiple face-to-face meetings and weekly online modules.  Students will gain practical experience with giving and receiving Reiki after they receive a Reiki attunement level one.  Students will practice Reiki with others during face-to-face sessions and will have the opportunity to explore the body of research around Reiki and other energy-based healing modalities that may be used by nurses in practice.  This course empowers the nurse or other healthcare professional with a holistic healing modality that may be used in the healthcare practice setting, thereby supporting the nurse in creating an autonomous and caring practice modality.  Co-requisite:  NUR 304 or persons holding a clinical license as a healthcare provider with at least an Associate degree.  Permission may also be granted to those pursuing healthcare studies or demonstrating interest in the healing process.

05419 M 09:00AM-03:00PM Kendall 3