Submitted by the Academic Programs
New Course, Course Changes, & Programs of Study (4 packages)
Clinical and Applied Movement Science - Undergraduate
Public Health - Undergraduate
Add a new minor
Aging Services Minor
Summary of the Changes:
The Aging Services concentration is added to provide students interested in the area of senior health services additional course work in aging related topics. Additionally, the concentration will be required as a prerequisite to the Long Term Care Internship to ensure coverage of essential content for the nursing home administrator licensure examination. The concentration courses will include HSC3154 Aging Policy and Politics, HSC3654 Aging in America and GEY3503 Assisted Living Administration. Students will use elective hours to complete the Aging Services concentration. No new courses are required for the concentration and the required program hours will not change. (Click here to view the Program of study)
Change a degree-major-concentration of an existing program
Bachelor of Health Admin. - Health Administration Major
This request is for changes to the undergraduate Health Administration (BHA) Program which address new curriculum requirements by the Program's accrediting body and recommendations by the Program's internship preceptors and advisory board as to addition of three new courses. Additional program changes requested address inconsistencies and errors related to overlapping content, electives, prerequisites, course designations, and the addition of a concentration in Aging Services. The changes requested include:- addition of a new program Elective (HSA 2xxx Language of Healthcare),- Addition of a new course (HSA3xxx Managerial Epidemiology) which will replace HSC3500 Epidemiology,- Addition of a new course (HSA4xxx Professional Skill Development) which will replace MAN3025 Administrative Management.- deletion of one internship option (HSA 4970 Senior Project) which is available through another course, - deletion of the current list of program electives to be replaced with a list of approved content areas for electives. - changes to the prerequisites for the Health Administration internship.- changes to the prerequisites for the Long Term Care Internship.- changes to the prerequisites for Capstone: Health Administration (HSA 4922).- changes to the course designation for one program course (HSC3120 Consumer Issues in Healthcare) from HSC (Health Science) to HSA (Health Administration).- changes to the course designation for two aging courses (HSC3154 Aging Policy and Politics and HSC 3564 Aging in America) from HSC (Health Science) to GEY (Gerontology).- addition of a 9 credit concentration in Aging Services with use of current aging courses. Students may use elective hours for the concentration. The required program hours will not change.(Click here to view the Program of study)
We are requesting that HSA4970 (Senior Project) be terminated. We do not list the course as students eligible to complete a Senior project do so as part of our internship program. The Senior Project was designed for mid-career students with significant administrative and management experience and allowed eligible students to complete an administrative or research project working in conjunction with a community mentor. We only have an eligible mid-career level student once every two or three years and posting a separate listing for the Senior project created confusion as students without appropriate work experience repeatedly requested the project in lieu of the required internship.
Prerequisites: NoneCo-requisites: None
Course Description:This course will provide a focused look at how epidemiology and the study of population health and the mechanisms by which health is measured, studied, and evaluated can be applied to health care and public health management.
Prerequisites: "HSA4170: Health Care Finance"Co-requisites: "HSA4170: Health Care Finance"
This course is taken in preparation for the health administration internship. Students will participate in structured activities that prepare them to demonstrate skills needed to successfully secure an internship site and complete administrative assignments and projects within the health care workplace.
The prerequisites for this course need to be changed and a co-requisite added to ensure all program prerequisites and foundation courses are completed prior to registering for the internship. The current prerequisites are HSA 3111 Intro to Health Administration, HSA 4111 U.S. Health Care Systems, HSA 4170 Health Care Finance, and HSA 4553 Health Law and Ethics. Three current prerequisites (HSA 3100 Intro to Health Administration, HSA 4111 U.S. Health Systems and HSA 4553 Health Law and Ethics) need to be deleted and ACG 2021 Prin. of Financial Accounting, ACG 2071 Prin. of Managerial Accounting, ECO 2023 Principles of Microeconomics, STA 2023 Elem. Statistics-Business, CGS 1100 Computer Applications for Business need to be added to the Prerequisite list. HSA 4XXX Professional Skills Development needs to be added as a co-requisite.New Course Description:
The health administration internship provides the student with the opportunity to gain practical experience and integrate classroom knowledge and theory in an administrative setting within the health care industry.
This request is to change the prerequisites list for the Long Term Care Administration Internship in order to provide greater depth of knowledge for students preparing for administrative roles in Aging Services. The current prerequisites are HSA 4939 and HSC 4563. The proposed list would include the three course proposed as the Concentration in Aging Services. They are HSA 3154 Aging Policy & Politics, HSC3564 Aging in America, and GEY 3503 Assisted Living Administration.New Course Description:
The long-term care administration internship provides the student with the opportunity to gain practical experience and integrate classroom knowledge and theory in a skilled nursing facility setting. It is specifically designed to meet the state mandated internship requirements (rule 64B10-16 F.A.C) for admission to the Florida Nursing Home Administrators Licensure Examination.
The prerequisites for this course need to be changed to ensure all program prerequisites and foundation courses are completed prior to registering for the course. The current prerequisites are HSA 3100 Intro to Health Care Administration, HSA 4111 U.S. Health Care System, HSA 4170 Health Care Finance, and HSA 4553 Health Law and Ethics. All but HSA 4170 Health Care Finance need to be deleted and replaced with ACG 2021 Prin. of Financial Accounting , ACG 2071 Prin. of Managerial Accounting, ECO 2023 Principles of Microeconomics, STA 2023 Elem. Statistics-Business, and CGS 1100 Computer Applications for Business. In addition, HSA4XXX Professional Skills Development needs to be added as a co-requisite.New Course Description:
This capstone course is designed to enable students to integrate knowledge and skills derived from prior coursework as they address current management issues for health services organizations.
This request is to change the course designation of HSC3120 Consumer Issues in Healthcare from HSC (Health Science) to HSA (Health Administration). The change is requested as the course is required only of Health administration students but listed in another program area (Health Science) in the catalog and on the schedule creating confusion for faculty and students.
New Course Description:
This course examines healthcare consumerism and resulting consumer-focused initiatives. Topics covered include online health care resources, the role of special interest groups, consumer advocacy and other related issues.
This course designation change is requested as the course (HSA3564 Aging in America) is one of the required courses for the Long Term Care Administration Internship but is designated as a "Health Science" course. Four new aging courses added in the last year have all been given the GEY designation by the state and for consistency we would like for this course to be added to that category.New Course Description:This course is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of the social, economic, cultural, and demographic issues impacting aging in contemporary America. An interdisciplinary focus will be utilized in examining these issues and major trends in gerontology.
Course Description:The course will provide a basic introduction to medical terminology and the many terms and acronyms common in usage related to clinical, administrative and regulatory activity within the healthcare field.
School of Nursing - Undergraduate
Change a degree-major of an existing program
BS in Nursing - Nursing Major
We are requesting to change 3 courses in the RN-BSN program to separate the clinical component from the course content. The course changes are: NUR 3082C Transition Concepts and Practice will become NUR 3082 Transition Concepts and NUR 3082L Transition Practice; NUR 4636C Community Partnerships and Nursing Practice will become NUR 4636 Community Partnerships and NUR 4636L Community Nursing Practice; NUR 4945C Professional Nursing Integration will become NUR 4945 Professional Integration and NUR 4945L Directed Clinical Study with variable credit change. The program of study will remain 30-31 credit hours. The separation of pass/fail clinical from the course will allow for appropriate allocation of grades.(Click here to view the Program of study)
We are separating NUR 3082C Transition Concepts and Practice into NUR 3082 Transition Concepts and NUR 3082L Transition PracticeNew Course Description:This course includes information on issues and concepts related to professional nursing roles and practice, including concepts for collaborative nursing practice. Emphasis is on factors thataffect the optimal health and well being of vulnerable individuals, families, and communities witha special emphasis on information required for assessment and health promotion of thosecoping with chronic illness or disease.
We are requesting to make this course variable credit to accommodate clinical needs of the student.
Prerequisites: "NUR3065L: Health Assessment"AND "NUR3166: Nursing Science I"AND "NUR3619: Family/Community Assessment"AND "NUR3825: Socialization Prof Nursing"Co-requisites: "NUR3167: Nursing Science II"AND "NUR4826: Applied Nursing Ethics"AND "NUR4827: Leadership/Mgmt in Nursing"AND "NUR3082: Transition Concepts"
Course Description:The learner will participate in clinical activities as a provider of culturally competent, evidence-based nursing care.
Prerequisites: "NUR3167: Nursing Science II"AND "NUR4826: Applied Nursing Ethics"AND "NUR4827: Leadership/Mgmt in Nursing"AND "NUR3082: Transition Concepts"AND "NUR3082: Transition Practice"Co-requisites: "NUR4168: Nursing Science III"AND "NUR4636: Community Partnerships"AND "NUR4945L: Directed Clinical Study"AND "NUR4945: Professional Integration"
Course Description:Students use evidence and theories from a variety of disciplines in the provision of culturally sensitive care and the improvement of nursing practice in the community setting.
Prerequisites: "NUR3167: Nursing Science II"AND "NUR4826: Applied Nursing Ethics"AND "NUR4827: Leadership/Mgmt in Nursing"AND "NUR3082: Transition Concepts"AND "NUR3082: Transition Practice"Co-requisites: "NUR4168: Nursing Science III"AND "NUR4636: Community Partnerships"AND "NUR4945L: Directed Clinical Study"AND "NUR4636: Community Nursing Practice"
Course Description:During this course the student demonstrates achievement of program objectives while working in partnership with individuals, families, communities and other health care professionals. This course includes information required for transition from the baccalaureate student role to the role of a professional baccalaureate prepared nurse. The focus is on skills used by the nurse to excel as a clinician, professional leader, communicator, and as a citizen.
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