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Independent Study in Specialty Nursing NSSC 8160

Nursing Specialty Course

International Fees

International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

Provides the opportunity to pursue a particular area of interest in specialty nursing. You and course tutor determine the learning intentions, activities and evaluation strategies for the course. For further details, contact the program head in your chosen specialty. Requires program head approval to register.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

6.0

Domestic fees

$575.75 - $1,865.63 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Fall 2024

Below are two offerings of NSSC 8160 for the Fall 2024 term.

CRN 32361

Duration

Tue Sep 03 - Fri Nov 22 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 32361
  • Domestic fees $1865.63
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 03 - Nov 22 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$1865.63

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. This NSSC section is an independent study. Please contact the Program Head in the appropriate specialty for information and approval to register.
Status

Sneak Preview

This section is only available for registration starting Wed May 22, 2024 at 9:00 am (PDT)

CRN 32362

Duration

Tue Sep 03 - Fri Nov 22 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 32362
  • Domestic fees $575.75
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 03 - Nov 22 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$575.75

Important information
  1. Available for re-registration (course extension) only.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. This is a Re-registration section for students who did not complete the GUI section in the previous term and require this one-time re-registration to complete. This NSSC section is an independent study. Please contact the Program Head in the appropriate specialty for information and approval to register.
Status

Sneak Preview

This section is only available for registration starting Wed May 22, 2024 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Learning Outcomes

As a healthcare practitioner, you are expected to follow professional standards of practice throughout all SN programs and courses. In this course, you will have opportunities to use the processes of critical thinking, systematic inquiry, communication, collaboration, leadership, professionalism, and clinical decision-making. Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Establish a specific area for study related to your area of practice.
  • Determine realistic and tangible course goals.
  • Collaboratively engage with the course instructor to develop a learning contract which includes appropriate learning strategies.
  • Determine suitable evaluation strategies in collaboration with the course instructor.
  • Complete all aspects of the learning contract including the evaluation strategies.
  • Demonstrate critical reflective thinking, professionalism, and scholarly writing in course activities.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2023

Related Programs

Independent Study in Specialty Nursing (NSSC 8160) is offered as a part of the following programs:

  • Indicates programs accepting international students.
  • Indicates programs with a co-op option.

School of Health Sciences

  1. Pediatric Nursing Specialty (Standard Option)
    Advanced Certificate Part-time
  2. Specialty Nursing (Nephrology)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time
  3. Specialty Nursing (Pediatric - Standard Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time
  4. Specialty Nursing (Perinatal - Perioperative Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time
  5. Specialty Nursing (Perinatal - Standard Option)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time
  6. Specialty Nursing (Perioperative)
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing Part-time

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