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Course Catalog - Academic Year 2017-2018

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NURSE ANESTHESIA PRACTICE
DNAP 701 - Basic Principles Anesthesia I
Credits: 3.00
This course assists the doctoral candidate in learning the methods, techniques, and agents involved in general anesthesia. Specific types of anesthetic equipment are demonstrated. The course includes pre- and post-anesthetic assessment of the patient, drugs that augment anesthesia, common complications related to anesthesia, and the importance of initiating and maintaining the patient's anesthesia record during surgery.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School Nurs Human Physiology
Department: Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study:
Nurse Anesthesia Practice
DNAP 702 - Basic Principles Anesthesia II
Credits: 3.00
This course is a continuation of DNAP 701 and will enhance the doctoral candidate’s knowledge of pre- and post-anesthetic assessment of the patient, drugs that augment anesthesia, and common complications related to anesthesia. Throughout the course, the candidate will have a variety of experiences learning the administration of anesthesia.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School Nurs Human Physiology
Department: Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study:
Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Pre-requisites: DNAP 701 Minimum Grade: B
DNAP 703 - Adv Prin Anesthes - Regional
Credits: 3.00
This course will introduce the doctoral candidate to the theory, methods, techniques, anatomy, and agents involved in regional anesthesia. Students will be instructed in the science and administration of neuraxial and peripheral regional anesthesia. Instructions on the use, strategies and science of ultrasound will also be covered.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School Nurs Human Physiology
Department: Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study:
Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Co-requisites: DNAP 782
Pre-requisites: DNAP 702 Minimum Grade: B
DNAP 704 - Adv Prin: Obstetric Anesthesia
Credits: 3.00
This course will introduce the doctoral student to anesthesia for the obstetric patient. This course presents epidural anesthesia theory in preparation for the practicum, focuses on anesthesia for routine and complicated obstetric and neonatal patients, and begins the study of clinical anesthesia for neonatal patients as well as for routine and high-risk patients.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School Nurs Human Physiology
Department: Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study:
Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Pre-requisites: DNAP 703 Minimum Grade: B
DNAP 705 - Adv Prin:Ped & Neonatal Anesth
Credits: 3.00
This course will provide the study of principles of pediatric anesthesia including anesthesia for the healthy child and for children with disease states. This course focuses on the study of clinical anesthesia for routine and high-risk care of pediatric patients from neonate through adolescent. Pharmacology, physiology, pathophysiology and anatomic considerations unique to the pediatric patient will be emphasized.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School Nurs Human Physiology
Department: Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study:
Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Co-requisites: DNAP 784
Pre-requisites: DNAP 704 Minimum Grade: B
DNAP 706 - Adv Prin:Neurosurg&Thoracic An
Credits: 2.00
This course will introduce the doctoral student to anesthesia for neurosurgical and thoracic (non-cardiac) procedures. Common pathophysiology and conditions associated with these procedures is the focus of study. Invasive monitoring, use of vasoactive drugs, and case studies complete the course.
Lecture: 2.00
College: School Nurs Human Physiology
Department: Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study:
Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Co-requisites: DNAP 785
Pre-requisites: DNAP 705 Minimum Grade: B
DNAP 707 - Adv Prin:Cardiac & Vascular An
Credits: 2.00
This course will introduce the doctoral student to anesthesia for peripheral and central vascular procedures, noninvasive cardiac procedures, and open heart procedures. Common pathophysiology and conditions associated with these procedures is the focus of study.
Lecture: 2.00
College: School Nurs Human Physiology
Department: Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study:
Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Co-requisites: DNAP 786
Pre-requisites: DNAP 706 Minimum Grade: B
DNAP 708 - Adv Prin:Acute&ChronicPain Mgt
Credits: 2.00
This course will provide the doctoral student with an introduction to the management of acute and chronic pain. The doctoral student will assess and evaluate patients experiencing chronic pain, and develop a plan of care specific to the patients' situations. Acute and chronic pain treatment options, origins, physiological and psychological effects on the patient will be introduced.
Lecture: 2.00
College: School Nurs Human Physiology
Department: Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study:
Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Co-requisites: DNAP 787
Pre-requisites: DNAP 707 Minimum Grade: B
DNAP 709 - Adv Prin of Ansth: Integration
Credits: 3.00
This course will prepare the graduating doctoral student for practice as a CRNA by integrating pharmacology, physiology, pathophysiology, principles of anesthesia, experience in clinical practicum, and legal and professional issues in a case management seminar format.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School Nurs Human Physiology
Department: Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study:
Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Co-requisites: DNAP 788
Pre-requisites: DNAP 788 Minimum Grade: B
DNAP 711 - Anatomy & Adv Physiology I
Credits: 3.00
Cellular and system physiology as it applies to anesthesia practice offered first semester of the DNAP program.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School Nurs Human Physiology
Department: Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study:
Nurse Anesthesia Practice
DNAP 712 - Anatomy & Physiology II
Credits: 3.00
Cellular and system physiology as it applies to anesthesia practice.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School Nurs Human Physiology
Department: Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study:
Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Pre-requisites: DNAP 711 Minimum Grade: C and DNAP 701 Minimum Grade: C
DNAP 713 - Adv Pathophysiology
Credits: 3.00
This course will present common and uncommon disease processes encountered in the anesthetic settings across the lifespan. The participant will gain a better understanding of the general concepts of the disease, including etiology, pathogenesis, treatment strategies and anesthetic implications. These concepts are applied in a systems-oriented approach to disease processes affecting musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary, renal, nervous, gastrointestinal, immune, hematological and endocrine systems. By the end of the course, students should be able to understand the relation between the symptoms and disease process.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School Nurs Human Physiology
Department: Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study:
Nurse Anesthesia Practice
DNAP 721 - Advanced Pharmacology I
Credits: 3.00
This course covers the fundamentals of blood, respiratory, and pharmaceutical chemistries and the principles of general anesthesia and pharmacology including all pharmaceutical agents used for these purposes and their application in diseased state.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School Nurs Human Physiology
Department: Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study:
Nurse Anesthesia Practice
DNAP 722 - Adv Pharmacology II
Credits: 4.00
This course is a continuation of DNAP 721 and involves the doctoral candidate in a deeper study of blood, respiratory and pharmaceutical chemistries and the principles of general anesthesia and pharmacology including all pharmaceutical agents used for these purposes and their application in diseased state with regard to surgical cases.
Lecture: 4.00
College: School Nurs Human Physiology
Department: Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study:
Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Pre-requisites: DNAP 721 Minimum Grade: B
DNAP 723 - Adv Pharmacology III
Credits: 3.00
This course, a continuation of DNAP 722, is the last of three courses in this series. It involves the doctoral candidate in an extensive study of blood, respiratory, and pharmaceutical chemistries and the principles of general anesthesia and pharmacology including all pharmaceutical agents used for these purposes and their application in diseased state with regard to surgical cases.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School Nurs Human Physiology
Department: Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study:
Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Pre-requisites: DNAP 722 Minimum Grade: C
DNAP 731 - Advanced Health Assessment
Credits: 3.00
This course will prepare the doctoral student to complete a focused history and physical assessment of patients on whom they will administer anesthesia. The body systems assessments that are emphasized are cardiac, respiratory, renal, hepatic, and neurological. An overview of the other systems is included. The student will learn focused history and review of symptoms relative to the proposed procedure and anesthesia management.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School Nurs Human Physiology
Department: Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study:
Nurse Anesthesia Practice
DNAP 740 - Qual Impr, Inf Mgmt,& Ld in HC
Credits: 3.00
This course emphasizes strategic planning and management, systems and organizational theories, quality improvement, and information management. It acquaints students with the process, tools and techniques of strategic planning that will enable them to manage patient populations and to contribute effectively to strategic thinking and action in health systems. The course focuses on leadership and the process of health care delivery from a systems perspective, emphasizing continuous process improvement as crucial to achieving high quality outcomes.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School Nurs Human Physiology
Department: Nurse Anesthesia Practice
DNAP 741 - Chem & Physics in Anesthesia
Credits: 2.00
This course will introduce the doctoral student to the principles of physics as applied specifically to anesthesiology. Included is a review of biomedical instrumentation pertinent to anesthesia, application of the gas laws, and review of principles of uptake and distribution from the perspective of physics.
Lecture: 2.00
College: School Nurs Human Physiology
Department: Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study:
Nurse Anesthesia Practice
DNAP 742 - Crisis Mgmt in Anesthesia
Credits: 2.00
This course will introduce the doctoral student to the principles of crisis management in anesthesia, through a serious of case studies and use of high fidelity simulation. Students will be given didactic instruction in dynamic decision-making, human performance issues, and in the principles of anesthesia crisis resource management. Students will be presented with a serious of simulated crisis cases and debriefings covering critical events in anesthesia such as cardiovascular, pulmonary, equipment, obstetric, pediatric and pathophysiologic events.
Lecture: 2.00
College: School Nurs Human Physiology
Department: Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study:
Nurse Anesthesia Practice
DNAP 754 - Culture, Div &Hlth Care Policy
Credits: 3.00
Candidates will develop cultural competencies that will help them work more effectively in their professional settings. The course will identify the issues that underlie health care policy development as well as the economic systems that support the financing of health care services in the United States. This course will provide doctoral candidates with the skills to analyze, advocate, and implement health care policy in organizations, communities, and educational environments.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School Nurs Human Physiology
Department: Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study:
Nurse Anesthesia Practice
DNAP 755 - Medical Ethics
Credits: 3.00
The course will highlight the function of values clarification in ethical analysis, identify recurrent medical-ethical entanglements impacting the delivery of care, comprehensively detail the major principles of health care ethics, and suggest a manner of their employment to enhance the process of decision-making. Attempting to provide students with the tools requisite to negotiate more effectively the health care system in general, either professionally or personally.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School Nurs Human Physiology
Department: Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study:
Nurse Anesthesia Practice
DNAP 756 - Law & Business for Anesthesia
Credits: 3.00
This course examines health care economics and the business of clinical practice as they relate to the delivery of quality health care services, both generally and in the CRNA profession. Doctoral candidates will analyze the driving forces of economics, heath policy, quality improvement, and standards of care in the delivery of health care services in general, and anesthesiology in particular, to maximize health outcomes. Candidates will study economic concepts and business models to critically appraise an anesthesia business issue, design strategies to improve clinical outcomes, and evaluate the achievement of the improvement goals, which will include outcome, safety, fiscal principles, efficiency, and quality. This course also examines health care law and legal issues as they relate to the delivery of quality health care services, both generally and in the CRNA profession. Doctoral candidates will compare civil and criminal law from the anesthesia perspective, tracing an anesthesia lawsuit through the legal system. The nurse practice act related to anesthesia practice and practice options will be emphasized.
College: School Nurs Human Physiology
Department: Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study:
Nurse Anesthesia Practice
DNAP 758 - Certifying Exam Preparation
Credits: .00
Doctoral students will either attend a Certifying Exam Review Course or purchase review course materials to be used for exam preparation, ie, Prodigy, Apex or Valley Review.
Lecture: .00
College: School Nurs Human Physiology
Department: Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study:
Nurse Anesthesia Practice
DNAP 761 - Evidence Based Prac Anesthesia
Credits: 3.00
This course focuses on the evidence-based practice process and the knowledge and skills that are necessary for the translation of professionally accepted evidence into the advanced clinical practice of anesthesia. Doctoral candidates will compare and contrast various forms of scientific evidence with an emphasis on research technique, instrumentation, study design, and theories that are relevant for advanced clinical practice. This course will also emphasize the critical appraisal skills necessary to ensure meaningful translation of scientific evidence into professional practice in order to ensure the highest quality of patient care and optimal outcomes. This course provides the doctoral candidate the opportunity to integrate evidence-based literature and principles in anesthesia to teach and precept other adults in healthcare settings within the context of professional leadership.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School Nurs Human Physiology
Department: Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study:
Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Pre-requisites: DNAP 731 Minimum Grade: B
DNAP 762 - Rsrch Mthd, Dsgn&Data Analysis
Credits: 3.00
This course is designed to help candidates understand the research process through the development of a research proposal including selecting a topic, reviewing the relevant literature, choosing an appropriate collection methodology, and determining the appropriate method to analyze the data.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School Nurs Human Physiology
Department: Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study:
Nurse Anesthesia Practice
DNAP 763 - Capstone I: Project Design
Credits: 2.00
The DNAP program culminates in the successful completion of a scholarly project that demonstrates a synthesis of the doctoral candidate's work and lays the groundwork for future scholarship and contribution to the profession. The candidate will engage in scholarly inquiry to analyze, evaluate, or transform a relevant aspect of clinical practice. The focus of this first Capstone course is the analysis of applicable data, after which the candidate will design the project in collaboration with the instructor of the research course and the program directors, along with appropriate faculty and clinical preceptors.
Lecture: 2.00
College: School Nurs Human Physiology
Department: Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study:
Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Pre-requisites: DNAP 762 Minimum Grade: B
DNAP 764 - Capstone II: Project Dvlpmnt
Credits: 2.00
This course is a continuation of DNAP 763 Capstone I. The focus of this Capstone course is the development of the project. The candidate will develop the doctoral project in collaboration with the instructor of the research course and the program directors, along with appropriate faculty and clinical preceptors.
Lecture: 2.00
College: School Nurs Human Physiology
Department: Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study:
Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Pre-requisites: DNAP 763 Minimum Grade: B
DNAP 765 - Castone III: Project Inplmntn
Credits: 2.00
This course is a continuation of DNAP 763 Capstone I and DNAP 764 Capstone II. The focus of this Capstone course is the actual implementation of the project. The candidate will implement the doctoral project in collaboration with the instructor of the research course and the program directors, along with appropriate faculty and clinical preceptors.
Lecture: 2.00
College: School Nurs Human Physiology
Department: Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study:
Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Pre-requisites: DNAP 764 Minimum Grade: B
DNAP 769 - Oral Exam
Credits: .00
The oral exam meeting is the final, formal interaction among the doctoral candidate, the program directors, and the anesthesiologist liaison. The oral exam is a time for the candidate to share reflections and to articulate the level of integration of the knowledge, skills, and dispositions gained as a member of the doctoral program. The oral exam consists of three areas of focus: the research project, the integration of anesthesia professional practice and leadership, and clinical practice. In the research and integration portions of the exam, the questions asked are of a comprehensive nature, rather than the specifics of any particular course. In the clinical portion of the exam, the questions are clinically case-based and range from focused to comprehensive. The Oral Comprehensives are scheduled at the conclusion of the program and last approximately one hour per person. Successful completion will result in the awarding of the degree Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice.
Other: .00
College: School Nurs Human Physiology
Department: Nurse Anesthesia Practice
DNAP 781 - Clinical Practicum: I
Credits: 1.00
In this practicum, the doctoral candidate will learn the actual administration of anesthesia under the supervision of certified registered nurse anesthetists and physician anesthesiologists. Pre-operative and post-operative assessment of the patient is made by the candidate. The candidate is responsible for selecting the appropriate anesthetic, administering needed pharmaceutical agents, and maintaining homeostasis during general surgical procedures. Monitoring, positioning, and recovery are stressed.
Other: 1.00
College: School Nurs Human Physiology
Department: Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study:
Nurse Anesthesia Practice
DNAP 782 - Clinical Practicum: II
Credits: 1.00
This course is a continuation of DNAP 781. Doctoral candidates rotate through general surgery, special procedures, basic vascular surgery, and basic neurosurgery.
Other: 1.00
College: School Nurs Human Physiology
Department: Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study:
Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Pre-requisites: DNAP 781 Minimum Grade: S
DNAP 783 - Clinical Practicum: III
Credits: 2.00
This course is a continuation of DNAP 782. Doctoral candidates rotate through vascular surgery, neurosurgery, and evening trauma rotations, in addition to general practice.
Other: 2.00
College: School Nurs Human Physiology
Department: Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study:
Nurse Anesthesia Practice
DNAP 784 - Clinical Practicum: IV
Credits: 2.00
This course provides for the clinical application of knowledge and skills learned in p the study of obstetric anesthesia, and builds upon previous clinical rotations. 30 hours per week for a total of 480 clinical hours.
Other: 2.00
College: School Nurs Human Physiology
Department: Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study:
Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Co-requisites: DNAP 705
Pre-requisites: DNAP 783 Minimum Grade: S
DNAP 785 - Clinical Practicum: V
Credits: 2.00
This course will provide the clinical application of knowledge and skills learned in DNAP 706 Neurosurgical and Thoracic anesthesia. Doctoral students will be assigned to these cases as part of their clinical rotations, from this semester forward. Other rotations will include pediatrics, obstetrics, general surgery, and out-of-area rotations. 30 hours per week, total 450 clinical hours.
Other: 2.00
College: School Nurs Human Physiology
Department: Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study:
Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Co-requisites: DNAP 706
Pre-requisites: DNAP 784 Minimum Grade: S
DNAP 786 - Clinical Practicum: VI
Credits: 2.00
This course will provide the third-year clinical practicum rotations for doctoral students and will include assignments in general surgery for adult and pediatric patients, neurosurgery, thoracic, vascular, obstetrics, and out-of-area anesthesia services. This rotation includes assignments to the 3-11 and Saturday shifts. 30 hours per week, total 450 clinical hours.
Other: 2.00
College: School Nurs Human Physiology
Department: Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study:
Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Co-requisites: DNAP 707
Pre-requisites: DNAP 785 Minimum Grade: S
DNAP 787 - Clinical Practicum: VII
Credits: 2.00
This course will provide the doctoral student with a one-week rotation to a chronic pain management clinic or setting. The student will participate in evaluation of patients, adjunctive therapy decision making, and assist/perform regional anesthesia for chronic pain management via one 36-hour clinical rotation during the last 12 months of the program. This course will provide the third-year clinical practicum rotations for doctoral students and will include assignments in general surgery for adult and pediatric patients, neurosurgery, thoracic, vascular, cardiac, obstetrics, and out-of-area anesthesia services. This rotation includes assignments to the 3-11 and Weekend shifts. 28 hours per week for a total of 476 clinical hours.
Other: 2.00
College: School Nurs Human Physiology
Department: Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study:
Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Co-requisites: DNAP 708
Pre-requisites: DNAP 786 Minimum Grade: S
DNAP 788 - Clinical Practicum: VIII
Credits: 2.00
This course will provide the third-year clinical practicum rotations for doctoral students and will include assignments in general surgery for adult and pediatric patients, neurosurgery, thoracic, vascular, cardiac, obstetrics, and out-of-area anesthesia services. This rotation includes assignments to the 3-11 and Weekend shifts and one week of 7p-7a obstetric/house assignment. 36 clinical hours per week, for a total of 504 clinical hours.
Other: 2.00
College: School Nurs Human Physiology
Department: Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of Study:
Nurse Anesthesia Practice
Co-requisites: DNAP 709
Pre-requisites: DNAP 787 Minimum Grade: S
DOCTORAL PRG IN LDRSHP STUDIES
DPLS 700 - Leadership Theory
Credits: 3.00
The major goal of this course is to gain understanding in the concept of leadership historically, philosophically, psychologically, and morally, and to test these understandings against one's own values and experiences. Emphasis will be placed on the nature and role of leadership in understanding and interpreting the self, subjectivity and interpersonal interactions.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 701 - Organizational Theory
Credits: 3.00
Emphasis on modernist and postmodernist organizational theory, examining organizations as the nexus of psychological, sociological, and biological phenomena. Organizations are explored through the frames of power, environmental and symbolic structures, human agency, and ethics. Students will also read in classical organizational theory as well.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 703 - Glbl Issues & Policy Analysis
Credits: 3.00
This course is designed to provide students with a solid understanding of the concepts linking leadership to global and social systems with special attention to the role of policy analysis as a critical connection between leadership and systems.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 705 - Leadership & Social Justice
Credits: 3.00
Examines issues of leadership and social justice beginning with an understanding of social justice, its theories, principles, tenets, and shortcomings. The course discusses social justice issues as they relate to hate, equality, distribution, and deserts.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 706 - Leadership and Diversity
Credits: 3.00
Leaders are in a privileged position to effect a transformation of perspectives on race, ethnicity, and lifestyle. This course gives participants the opportunity to explore this potential, and, through life experiences and current literature, to assess their personal leadership styles and attitudes toward diversity.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 707 - Leadership and Technology
Credits: 3.00
Technology is one aspect of the accelerating change that leaders must deal with. Leadership responsibilities in organizations will increasingly influence and be influenced by technology. This course is designed to provide a foundation for understanding technology in today's societies and the role of leadership in enhancing organizations through technology.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 708 - Ldrshp, Forgive & Restore Just
Credits: 3.00
In this course students will begin the process of understanding leadership, justice, and forgiveness in the context of purposeful systems change. Servant leadership and restorative vs. retributive justice are important aspects of the learning community. The course engages students toward self-responsibility in the context of reconciliation, and the depth of heart, mind, and spirit that leads to healing and growth in community with others. Students will work to apply the interior leadership necessary for discernment and action within oppressive systems.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 709 - Leadership and Spirituality
Credits: 3.00
This course is based on the premise that spiritual development is essential to human development, and emphasizes the importance of leaders awakening their own spirit in management and in life. Students are required to analyze theoretical and philosophical perspectives on spirituality in general and on spirituality as it applies to workplace. Students are invited to examine the condition of their own inner lives and how their lives can become more whole.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 710 - Planning for Change
Credits: 3.00
Planned change provides a holistic vision of the future and outlines procedures for moving toward the future. This course focuses on the nature of change and the capacity of organizations to engage in system-wide change.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 711 - Human Resource & Org Community
Credits: 3.00
This course covers basic understandings of managing human resources, but focuses primarily on more critical and social meanings associated with the development of human resources. An etymological approach to human resource development is pursued and provides the foundation for deep examination of leadership and the nature of community.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 712 - Ldrshp & Financial Stewardship
Credits: 3.00
The focus of this course is on being a good steward of the organization's resources, with an emphasis on financial resources. Fiscal leadership strategies are examined as well as the effective management of other organizational resources.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 713 - Leadership and Law
Credits: 3.00
An analysis of selected legal principles affecting leaders in educational institutions. The principles illustrated are derived from decisions and opinions of the U.S. Supreme Court. Stress is also placed on an analysis of the leadership function exercised by the Court in such areas as freedom of speech and press, freedom of religion, personal civil rights, and the rights of criminal defendants.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 714 - Writing for Publication
Credits: 1.00
Students learn how to identify outlets for various kinds of writing, prepare publishable work in different categories of writing, discuss ethical issues related to authorship, and work effectively in an editorial relationship.
Lecture: 1.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 715 - Writing for Funding
Credits: 1.00
Students learn how to identify private and governmental sources of grant funding and prepare fundable proposals.
Lecture: 1.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 717 - Instrument Design
Credits: 3.00
Lecture: 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 718 - Ways Know: Tchg, Lrng, Ldrshp
Credits: 3.00
This course is designed to explore learning styles, adult learners, and strategies for working with adults. The leaders role in facilitating the learning, growth, and development of adults in organizational settings is examined. Beliefs about the nature of teaching, learning, and leadership are articulated in the form of a personal philosophy.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 719 - Systemic Organizational Change
Credits: 3.00
This course explores theories of organizational change with an emphasis on transformational change (change that occurs at a fundamental level of the system). Theories and strategies for identifying and positively effecting the core of the organization will draw from a core of readings in complexity science, anthropology, sociology, social psychology and organizational science.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 720 - Principles of Research
Credits: 3.00
Focusing on the pursuit of truth, this course gives a comprehensive perspective on research design, including both quantitative and qualitative methods. Emphasis is on self-understanding in the context of research and the pursuit of truth, and the appropriate use of various research methodologies. Students conceptualize their own research design as well as become more knowledgeable consumers of extant literature.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 721 - Ldrshp & Arts Based Undrstnd
Credits: 3.00
Students are invited to consider how different forms generate different kinds of understandings. They are introduced to qualitative research methods known as arts-based, arts-informed, or alternative methods. The topic of leadership is explored through stories and narrative, dance and theater, music and poetry, film, and visual arts data.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 722 - Quantitative Data Analysis
Credits: 3.00
Quantitative data analyses require the use of statistics (descriptive and inferential) to summarize data collected, to make comparisons of data sets, and to generalize results obtained for a sample back to the populations from which the sample was drawn. Knowledge about data analyses can help a researcher interpret data for the purpose of providing meaningful insights about the problem being investigated.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
Pre-requisites: DPLS 720 Minimum Grade: C
DPLS 723 - Qualitative Research
Credits: 3.00
This course is designed to provide opportunities for developing specific qualitative research skills while gaining familiarity with theories, issues, and problems in qualitative research. The course examines the relationships between the theories and purposes of qualitative inquiry. There is considerable focus on practicing selected research skills and the analysis and write-up of the results from these activities.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
Pre-requisites: DPLS 720
DPLS 724 - Adv Quantitative Data Analysis
Credits: 1.00
Advanced data analysis such as multiple regression, factor analysis, repeated measures, and discriminate analysis will be the focus of this course. The SPSS computer program will be used to facilitate data analysis and interpretation.
Lecture: 1.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
Pre-requisites: DPLS 720 Minimum Grade: B and DPLS 722 Minimum Grade: B
DPLS 726 - Advanced Qualitative Research
Credits: 3.00
Building upon the knowledge and experience acquired in DPLS 723, this course provides students with structured opportunities to analyze, interpret, and report qualitative research, using their own or sample data banks.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
Pre-requisites: DPLS 720 Minimum Grade: C and DPLS 723 Minimum Grade: C
DPLS 728 - Schlrshp & Diss Framework
Credits: 3.00
The goal of this course is to assist students to create a structure for the reading and analysis necessary for composition of Chapter 2 of the dissertation. The course also focuses on outlining a 1st and 3rd chapter of the dissertation.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 729 - Computer Analysis of Qual Data
Credits: 1.00
This course will be devoted to learning the basics of N8 (Nvivo) through structured opportunities to analyze, interpret, and report qualitative research using a standardized set of data.
Lecture: 1.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
Pre-requisites: DPLS 720 and DPLS 723
DPLS 730 - Proposal Seminar
Credits: 3.00
Development of the dissertation research proposal is the focus of this course.
Other: 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
Pre-requisites: DPLS 722 Minimum Grade: C or DPLS 723 Minimum Grade: C
DPLS 735 - Proposal Defense
Credits: 1.00
Students are to enroll in this course the semester in which they plan to defend their dissertation proposal.
Other: 1.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 736 - Dissertation
Credits: 1.00 to 5.00
Students must register for a total of five (5) credits for this course.
Other: 1.00 to 5.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 737 - Dissertation Extension
Credits: 1.00
Credit registration for student continuing after core course requirements have been completed.
Other: 1.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 738 - Completion of Candidacy
Credits: .00
Students must register for this zero credit course in the semester in which they complete their candidacy process.
Lecture: .00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 739 - Orientation
Credits: .00
Students must complete this zero credit online course in the first semester of their enrollment in the DPLS. The course has required and optional components that will help insure a successful orientation to the program.
Lecture: .00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 740 - Complexity & Org Leadership
Credits: 3.00
This course begins with a survey of complexity theories and models as applied and understood in relation to society, organizations, and the self. Deepening inquiry into the roots of complexity thinking and its relationship to language, sociality, and rational thought supports ongoing reinterpretation of modernist frameworks. Traditional frameworks drawn from leadership studies, language (symbolic interactionism) and the creation and maintenance of identities are recast through the lens of emergence and complex adaptive systems.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 741 - The Art & Practice of Dialogue
Credits: 3.00
This course is concerned with the praxis of dialogue. From the theoretical perspective dialogue is presented through philosophical, psychological, biological, and sociological readings. The course moves from broad perspectives on communication, meaning, and community to focused inquiry into subjective and intersubjective aspects of communication and meaning. This shift is supported by the regular practice of intentional dialogue at each class meeting.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 742 - Leadership & Appreciative Inq
Credits: 3.00
This course will include instruction in design, graphics and an introduction to new media with an emphasis on visual elements that are an informative, integral part of news delivery. Gain proficiency in Quark. Learn to construct basic informational graphics. Explore New Media. Visual presentation is a critical part of connecting with readers. Class presentations focus on the use of visual elements in news and other publications.
Lecture: 2.00 Lab: 1.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 743 - Leadership & Consulting
Credits: 3.00
This course examines the philosophy of consulting to include the 'main body of the leadership mind': ethics, courage, reality, and vision as intelligence tools. It also examines the consulting domain as it relates to internal and external barriers of organizational entitles, such as structural concerns, gaps in leaders' skills and knowledge, effectiveness of collective intelligence.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 744 - Leadership Lang & Culture
Credits: 3.00
This course is designed for students who are interested in sociocultural and critical perspectives on identity and language and their intersection in diverse cultural communities. Our goal will be to explore the theoretical and methodological issues and substantive findings surrounding current research on identity and language.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 745 - Leadership and Personal Ethics
Credits: 2.00
This course looks at leadership from the perspectives of personal character of the leader and his or her ability to make decisions and take actions that can be considered to be good and right. Application to leadership issues are made throughout the course.
Lecture: 2.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 746 - Leadership & Applied Ethics
Credits: 2.00
This course centers on a variety of moral dilemmas that prevail in societies and organizations. Students gain a deep understanding of the complexity of such moral dilemmas through critical analysis and application of ethical principles. This course presupposes a good grasp of ethical theory either through DPLS 750: Leadership and Ethics or through extensive background readings.
Lecture: 2.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 747 - Leadership & Classical Ethics
Credits: 2.00
Several classical ethical models are examined though out the course. Critical analysis of how these models might apply to leadership today is made.
Lecture: 2.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 748 - Leadership & Feminist Ethics
Credits: 2.00
Ethics and ethical decision making is viewed from a feminist perspective. Application to leadership is made throughout the course. A question of interest is how the feminist perspective might yield different outcomes than do more traditional decision-making models.
Lecture: 2.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 749 - Leadership and Eco Ethics
Credits: 2.00
This course provides in-depth thoughts on principles of ethics and ethical decision making regarding ecology at global, national, and local levels.
Lecture: 2.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 751 - Leadership and History
Credits: 3.00
This course focuses on the theme of leadership within unique historical contexts. The course considers the significant issues and dilemmas confronted by religious leaders, civic leaders, political leadership, reform leadership, female leadership, and business leadership. The historical contexts span from the 17th century Massachusetts Bay Colony to the 20th century using a biographical and case study approach to examine leadership dilemmas.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 752 - Leadership and Philosophy
Credits: 3.00
This reviews the major schools of philosophical thought as they relate to leadership development and style.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 753 - Leadership & Religious Studies
Credits: 3.00
Approaches to the nature of religion and its resulting impact on leadership are discussed. Emphasis is placed on leadership styles in religion.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 754 - Leadership & Sociology
Credits: 3.00
The focus is on a range of sociological theories available for use in the understanding of leadership in social relations or organizations.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 755 - Leadership & Communication
Credits: 3.00
This course focuses on the relation of the theories and techniques of group processes and persuasion to styles of leadership.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 756 - Leadership & Psychology
Credits: 3.00
Systems and developmental approaches to psychology are integrated with personal and interpersonal understandings of leadership in this course. Dialogue regarding the nature is engaged in order to strengthen critical knowledge of psychology, social justice, and the leader as servant.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 757 - Ldrshp & Nature of Politics
Credits: 3.00
This course centers on the importance of political theory to leadership style both in the world of politics and organizations.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 758 - Leadership & Literature
Credits: 3.00
This course invites students to fall in love with various forms of literature which speak of leading and leadership. The course draws students into a deeper understanding of leadership through critical reviews and intellectual discoveries of such literature.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 759 - Leadership and Economics
Credits: 3.00
The application of economic principles to the solution of current problems with emphasis on capitalism and North American economies are the focuses of this course. Additionally, on the consequences of human actions, specifically, the actions of leaders at both macro and micro levels.
Lecture: 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 760 - Readings
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
Curriculum, reading lists, and credit are determined based on an individual proposal.
Other: 1.00 to 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 761 - Readings
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
Curriculum, reading lists, and credit are determined based on an individual proposal.
Other: 1.00 to 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 762 - Readings
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
Curriculum, reading lists, and credit are determined based on an individual proposal.
Other: 1.00 to 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 763 - Readings
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
Curriculum, reading lists, and credit are determined based on an individual proposal.
Other: 1.00 to 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 764 - Projects
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
Curriculum, reading lists, and credit are determined based on an individual proposal.
Other: 1.00 to 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 765 - Projects
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
Curriculum, reading lists, and credit are determined based on an individual proposal.
Other: 1.00 to 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 766 - Internship/Mentorship
Credits: .00 to 3.00
Credits determined based on individual proposal.
Other: .00 to 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 767 - Non-Dissertation Research
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
Research and design are based on an individual proposal.
Other: 1.00 to 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 768 - Non-Dissertation Research
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
Research and design are based on an individual proposal.
Other: 1.00 to 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 769 - Non-Dissertation Research
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
Research and design are based on an individual proposal.
Other: 1.00 to 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 772 - Special Topics
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
Special topics seminars are designed based on individual student and faculty interests.
Lecture: 1.00 to 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 773 - Special Topic
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
Special topics seminars are designed based on individual student and faculty interests.
Lecture: 1.00 to 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 774 - Special Topics
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
Special topics seminars are designed based on individual student and faculty interests.
Lecture: 1.00 to 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 775 - Special Topics
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
Special topics seminars are designed based on individual student and faculty interests.
Lecture: 1.00 to 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 776 - Special Topics
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
Special topics seminars are designed based on individual student and faculty interests.
Lecture: 1.00 to 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 777 - Special Topics
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
Special topics seminars are designed based on individual student and faculty interests.
Lecture: 1.00 to 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 778 - Special Topics
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
Special topics seminars are designed based on individual student and faculty interests.
Lecture: 1.00 to 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 779 - Special Topics
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
Special topics seminars are designed based on individual student and faculty interests.
Lecture: 1.00 to 3.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 795 - Continuing Research
Credits: 1.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies
DPLS 900 - Workshop
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
College: School of Professional Studies
Department: Leadeship Studies


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