Nursing

Rural Case Manager

This specialty concentration prepares nurses to coordinate and implement case management services at the system and community levels to promote quality cost-effective health outcomes for rural populations.  Graduates of the program will be able to hold leadership roles and case manager positions across all health care settings and specialties.  Graduates will be eligible to take a case management certification examination with the appropriate clinical expertise.

Sample Plan of Study

Semester

Course #

Course

Semester Hrs.

Fall

NUR 5000

Advanced Nursing Concepts in Theory and Practice

3

 

NUR 5010

Research Methods for Evidence-Based Practice

3

 

NUR 5020

Advanced Pathophysiology

3

Spring

NUR 5100

Rural Health Care: Theoretical Foundations

2

 

NUR 5040

Advanced Health Assessment and Clinical Decision Making

3

 

NUR 5110

Policy, Organization, and Financing of Health Care

3

Summer

NUR 5030

Advanced Concepts of Pharmacology in Nursing

3

Fall

NUR 5120

Human Relations Management

3

 

NUR 5130

Nursing Case Management Process

4

 

NUR 5140

Epidemiology and Global Health

3

Spring

NUR 5150

Case Management Capstone Practicum

6

 

NUR 5160

Master’s Rural Case Manager Research or Action Project

3

 

 

Total Hours

39