Endicott Nursing students

Global Health Nursing (M.S.)

The Global Health Nursing concentration in Nursing is designed to prepare nurses to assume leadership positions within diverse global healthcare communities.

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Program Overview

The Global Health Nursing concentration in Nursing is designed to prepare nurses to assume leadership positions within diverse global healthcare communities.

Courses focus on:

  • The multifaceted role of the global health nurse across settings, countries and continents
  • Population-based care
  • Global health disparities and vulnerability
  • Environmental health
  • Health policy
  • Economic impact of health care delivery
  • Social and political issues
  • Conceptual and ethical frameworks impacting global health
  • Interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Global health assessment and intervention
  • Epidemiology
  • Outcome measurement

The internship course provides an opportunity for the student to apply theoretical knowledge to a global health experience at the local, national or international level. Internship experiences are arranged individually through the School of Nursing and Health Professionals. 

Program of Study

Course Sequence - Fall Start

   
Semester I (Fall)    
NUR 502 Contemporary Issues and Trends in Health Care Core 3 cr.
NUR 508 Role Development within Professional Organizations Core 3 cr.
NUR 525 Theoretical Foundations for Advanced Nursing Practice Core 3 cr.
       
Semester II (January)    
NUR 504 Managing Operations, Finance and Risk Core 3 cr.

     
Semester III (Spring)    
NUR 574 Nursing Research I: Methods Core 3 cr.
NUR 541 Nursing in Global Health Specialty 3 cr.
NUR 542 Principles of Global Health Specialty 3 cr.
       
Semester IV (Summer)    
NUR 543 Global Health Nursing: Assessment and Evaluation Specialty 3 cr.

     
Semester V (Fall)    
NUR 575 Nursing Research II: Project Core 3 cr.
NUR 544 Internship in Global Health Nursing Role Specialty 6 cr.
       
       
Course Sequence - Spring Start

   
Semester I (Spring)     
NUR 502 Contemporary Issues and Trends in Health Care Core 3 cr.
NUR 504 Managing Operations, Finance and Risk Core 3 cr.
NUR 574 Nursing Research I: Methods Core 3 cr.
       
Semester II (Summer)    
NUR 508 Role Development within Professional Organizations Core 3 cr.

     
Semester III (Fall)    
NUR 525 Theoretical Foundations for Advanced Nursing Practice Core 3 cr.
NUR 541 Nurse in Global Health Specialty 3 cr.
NUR 542 Principles of Global Health Specialty 3 cr.
       
Semester IV (Winter)    
NUR 543 Global Health Nursing: Assessment and Evaluation Specialty 3 cr.

     
Semester V (Spring)    
NUR 575 Nursing Research II: Project Core 3 cr.
NUR 544 Internship in Global Health Nursing Role Specialty 6 cr.

The Nursing Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate a repertoire of skills and strategies for a nurse's role as an effective leader within an organization.
  2. Synthesize nursing knowledge and experience with a conceptual framework for advanced nursing practice.
  3. Function as a nurse leader in the conduct and application of research.
  4. Collaborate and communicate to establish and maintain a professional work environment.
  5. Engage in continuous life-long learning and scholarship.
  6. Integrate ethical, legal, and professional standards of practice from the perspective of a nursing role specialty
  7. Foster sensitivity to the individual's interconnectedness to the human and global community that will enhance provision of care among diverse ethnic and cultural populations.
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