고려대학교 간호대학

QUICK MENU
  • LOGIN
  • Sitemap
  • Korean Univ.
  • KUPID
  • Korean

Graduate Program

Graduate Program - Course


■ Specialization

1. Master's Program in Nursing, Graduate School:
Since its inception in 1972, Master's program at KUCON has been designed to meet the educational needs of nurses who are committed to playing a significant role in the continuing creation, clarification, and refinement of nursing knowledge. A master's degree from KUCON can boost your professional value in today's constantly changing health care arena.

Objectives
The Master's program prepates nurse leaders who use advanced knowledge of nursing practice, theory, research, and leadership as educators, administrators, or master clinicians in various environments where health care is provided.

Curriculum

Major Areas Mandatory Foundation Specialization Research Total Credit Hrs.
Theory Practicum
Nursing Science 6 18 - 6 30
Gerontological Nursing* 15 10 10 6 41
Critical Care Nursing*
Advanced Clinical Nursing
Home Health Care Nursing

* Clinical nurse specialist programs.



2. Ph.D. Program in Nursing, Graduate School:
With a range of special programs and an extraordinary teaching faculty, Ph.D. program at KUCON ensures you will be ready to assume leadership roles in education, professional nursing organizations, health service system, and other health-related enterprises. A Ph.D. degree in nursing form KUCON is an excellent investment for future rewards.

Objectives

The Ph.D. program aims at preparing expert nurse scholars to lead professional nursing practice and education and to contribute to the empirical and theoretical base of nursing practice through research and academic activities.

Curriculum

Mandatory Foundation Specialization Research Total Credit Hrs.
15 15 6 36

■ Prerequisite Courses:
The students who have finished special graduate school (for example: graduate school of education, public health and public administration) are required certain prerequisite courses.
1. The prerequisite courses for each student must be guided by the student's academic advisor and must be approved by the director of nursing. The student must complete the prerequisite courses before taking the Comprehensive Examinations.
2. Each student must complete 6 semester credit hours of core courses and more than 6 credit hours of major courses in master's level.

■ Comprehensive Examination:

1. Master of Science in Nursing Program:
>> Master of Science in Nursing Science
All applicants for the Comprehensive Examinations must take the tests of two subjects of core courses and two selected subjects of the major courses in master's program.

Core Courses: 2 subjects: Theories in Nursing, Nursing Research
Major Courses: 2 selected subjects
>> Master of Science in Four Courses for Advanced Nurse Practitioner
All applicants for the Comprehensive Examinations must take the test of one subject of core courses and three selected subjects of related major courses in master's program.

Core Courses: 1subject: Theories in Nursing and Nursing Research
Related Major Courses: 3 selected subjects

2. Ph.D in Nursing Science Program:
All applicants for the Comprehensive Examinations must take tests for three subjects of core courses and two subjects of major courses.
Core Courses:3 subjects: Theory Construction in Nursing (I and II), Nursing Research: Design and Analysis (I and II), Qualitative Nursing Research Methodology

Major Courses: Select either Seminar on Theories of Health Promotion or Nursing and Health Policy.
Select one among subjects of Seminar on Oncological Nursing, Seminar on Stress Related Research, Seminar on Parent-Child Relationship Related Research, Seminar on Gerontological Nursing, Seminar on Management of Chronic Illness, Seminar on Women's Health Issues, Management on Community Health Care System, Organizational Management in Nursing, and Seminar on Mental Health Issues

■ Courses and Syllabuses

Core Courses
NSG 501 Theories in Nursing [3]
Systematic examination of concepts and theories common to nursing practice as a basis for developing a theoretical framework for nursing practice.
NSG 503 Pharmacology [2]
This course focuses on the principles of clinical drug applications. Students cultivate the abilities to estimate the clinical effects of therapeutic drugs, and to design their proper-dosage regimens.
NSG 505 Pathophysiology [2]
This course focuses on the understanding of the pathophysiological status of nursing clients. Students learn the physiological functions of human body and the etiology, pathogenesis, and functional alterations of a variety of systemic and organ specific human diseases.
NSG 506 Nursing Research [3]
Development of the competency in planning and conducting nursing research by understanding theories and processes of the scientific research including the identification of the research problem, indication of relevant research design, and management of data collection and analyses.
NSG 507 Advanced Practice Nurses' Roles and Policy [2]
This course provides students with an in-depth understanding of the legal, historical, political, social, and ethical aspects of advanced nursing. Traditional and emerging roles for advanced nursing are examined.
NSG 508 Advanced Health Assessment and Lab [3]
This course assess health status of each body system and distinguish normal from abnormal status and thus acquires comprehensive physical assessment skills and knowledge and apply it to nursing practice.
NSG 515·516 Dissertation Seminar [3]
The appropriateness of the conceptual framework, research methods and the sequential processes of the research of individual student are discussed.
NSG 521 Qualitative Nursing Research Methodology [3]
The philosophical backgrounds and the conceptual basis of qualitative research approaches are reviewed. And the feasibilities and nursing implications of each approaches and methods in research of nursing phenomena are analyzed and discussed.
NSG 522 Nursing Research : Design & Analysis II [3]
The approaches of experimental designs in nursing research are reviewed and analysed. Focus is on the development of the competencies in planning, conducting, and critically evaluating experimental nursing studies.
NSG 523 Nursing Research : Design & Analysis I [3]
The approaches of non-experimental designs in nursing research are reviewed and analyzed. Focus is on the development of the competencies in planning, conducting, and critically evaluating non-experimental nursing research.
NSG 524 Theory Construction in Nursing II [3]
Major issues and methods relevant to nursing theory development are discussed and explored by the review of literatures and group discussions. In addition, constructing conceptual frameworks to explain various nursing phenomena were studied.
NSG 525 Theory Construction in Nursing I [3]
Discussion of critical issues related to the concept development and review of various approach to concept development explaining nursing phenomena, this course will be focused on application in the actual process of concept development.

Major Courses
NSG 601 Advanced Adult Nursing I [3]
This course focuses on the impact and interventions related to chronic illness and provide a framework for nursing practice of the adult with chronic health problems. Emphasis is placed on the holistic perspective of nursing practice in chronic illness.
NSG 602 Advanced Adult Nursing II [3]
Presentation and discussion of the theories and practice of critical care nursing, improving clinical practice, and research in critical and emergency care.
NSG 606 Seminar on Child Health Nursing Issues [3]
Analyses and discussions of the theories and practice of child health nursing, and issues related to maintenance, promotion and restoration of health of the children.
NSG 607 Advanced Maternity Nursing I [3]
The concepts, theories, current trends and issues of women's reproductive health are reviewed and analyzed. The nursing strategies for protection, promotion and restoration of their health are learned with advanced clinical practice.
NSG 608 Advanced Maternity Nursing II [3]
Factors influencing the maternal health are reviewed, current concepts and theories of maternity nursing are examined and the nursing strategies for protection, promotion and restoration of maternal health throughout the prenatal, intrapartum and postpartum period are learned with advanced clinical practice.
NSG 611 Psychosocial Nursing Intervention [3]
Theoretical approaches underlying various nursing interventions are reviewed and current trends in nursing research related to the mental health promotion are analyzed and discussed.
NSG 622 Bioethics [3]
The ethical concepts basic to understanding of life and of human being are reviewed and the episodes of ethical dilemmas faced by health care personnel are highlighted, analyzed and discussed.
NSG 630 Advanced Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing [3]
Theories and research relevant to psychiatric-mental health nursing practice are explored and discussed.
NSG 635 Advanced Community Health Nursing [3]
This course is designed to provide the student with an understand and applying health care environment and community health policy. It provides an examination of current community health concepts and issues. It is presented within the context of the broader health care delivery system. Topics include organizational aspects of health care delivery and advanced community health nursing's role as a major provider of health care services.
NSG 644 Health Promotion for Older Adults [3]
This course will address the concept of health promotion and related issues of older adults, including the normal physical and psychosocial aging processes, common health promotion issues such as nutrition, sleep and rest, safety and environment, physical activities and exercises, sexuality, and medication uses. Emphasis is also placed on professional nurses’roles and strategies in planning, implementing, and evaluating health promotion programs for older adults and their families.
NSG 645 Advanced Neonatal Care Nursing [3]
Analyses and discussion of the theories and practice of neonatal care nursing, improving clinical practice, and research in neonatal care nursing.
NSG 646 Seminar on Nursing Management [3]
Concepts and theories of nursing management are reviewed, component of nursing leadership and factors influencing the leadership are identified, and the strategies and the system effective to develop management skills and leadership ability are discussed.
NSG647 Advanced Gerontological Nursing [3]
This course examines the advanced nursing care of older people. The foci are study of theories of aging, age-related changes and health needs of healthy older adults and those with minimal limitations, as well as analysis of theoretical and empirical knowledge necessary for care of frail older adults and those with complex health problems and functional limitations within acute & long-term care settings.
NSG 648 Nursing Management of Healing Environment [3]
Principles and nursing skills related to maximization of human healing are explored and related articles are analyzed to study the theory development in this area.
NSG 649 Advanced Nursing Administration [3]
Comprehensive analysis of concepts required for effective performance of the nurse executive's role in organizations. Management as a function of the total organizational system is evaluated. Organizational designs and interpersonal relationships in the healthcare organization are critiqued.
NSG 651 Seminar on Basic Needs Intervention [3]
Principles of nursing intervention focused on human basic needs are explored and related articles are analyzed to study the theory development in this area.
NSG 652 Introduction to Gerontological Nursing and Welfare of Older Adults [2]
The issues of gerontological nurse practice management in the welfare systems and high risk family care with elders are discussed. In addition, gerontological nursing strategies for the management of family, as well as planning and evaluation the services in community and long term facilities within context of current welfare systems for elders, are reviewed and relevant theories of family intervention and welfare system for elders are analyzed.
NSG 653 Nursing Management of Health Problems in Older Adults II [2]
Clinical knowledge about high-risk elderly with psychological chronic diseases and dementia are reviewed and effective nursing interventions for care of elderly with acute or chronic psychological diseases and dementia are explored. Theoretical bases are utilized to analyze clinical problems and to develop nursing strategies within acute and long-term care settings.
NSG 654 Nursing Management of Health Problems in Older Adults I [3]
This course focuses on principles and protocols for management of major health problems of older adults in institutions and at home. Emphasis is on understanding characteristics of disease and illness in older adults and studying principles and skills in the assessment and management for acute and chronic conditions. Essential diagnostic strategies and treatment protocols are included. Students also learn to develop health care management plans and evaluate outcomes and effectiveness of care.
NSG 659 Critical Care Nursing III [2]
This course focuses on advanced scientific knowledge and skills in the assessment and management for critically ill patients with neurological health problems and critical thinking needed by advanced practice nurse.
NSG 660 Critical Care Nursing I [2]
This course focuses on advanced scientific knowledge and skills in the assessment and management for critically ill patients with respiratory health problems and critical thinking needed by advanced practice nurse.
NSG 661 Critical Care Nursing IV [2]
This course focuses on advanced scientific knowledge and skills in the assessment and management for critically ill patients with multiple injuries & multisystem dysfunction and critical thinking needed by advanced practice nurse.
NSG 662 Critical Care Nursing II [2]
This course focuses on advanced scientific knowledge and skills the assessment and management for critically ill patients with circulatory health problems and critical thinking needed by advanced practice nurse.
NSG 663 Practicum in Critical Care Nursing I [3]
This course provides the students with opportunities to practice clinical application of theoretical knowledge and skills in the assessment and management for respiratory health problems of critically ill patients. Students also practice use of essential diagnostic strategies and treatment protocols, development of care plans, and evaluation of outcomes.
NSG 664 Seminar on Critical Care Nursing [2]
This course focuses on the identification of issues and trends of research related to critical care nursing.
NSG 665 Practicum in Critical Care Nursing II [3]
This course provides the students with opportunities to practice clinical application of theoretical knowledge and skills in the assessment and management for circulatory health problems of critically ill patients. Students also practice use of essential diagnostic strategies and treatment protocols, development of care plans, and evaluation of outcomes.
NSG 666 Practicum in Critical Care Nursing III [2]
This course provides the students with opportunities to practice clinical application of theoretical knowledge and skills in the assessment and management for neurological health problems of critically ill patients. Students also practice use of essential diagnostic strategies and treatment protocols, development of care plans, and evaluation of outcomes.
NSG 668 Practicum in Critical Care Nursing IV [2]
This course provides the students with opportunities to practice clinical application of theoretical knowledge and skills in the assessment and management for multiple injuries & multisystem dysfunction of critically ill patients. Students also practice use of essential diagnostic strategies and treatment protocols, development of care plans, and evaluation of outcomes.
NSG 682 Advanced Clinical Nursing I [2]
This course focuses on principles and skills in the assessment and management for clients with respiratory and cardiac health problems in various clinical care settings.
NSG 683 Advanced Clinical Nursing III [2]
This course focuses on principles and skills in the assessment and management for clients with endocrinal and hemato-immunologic health problems in various clinical care settings.
NSG 684 Advanced Clinical Nursing II [2]
This course focuses on principles and skills in the assessment and management for clients with gastrointestinal and genitourinary health problems in various clinical care settings.
NSG 685 Advanced Clinical Nursing IV [2]
This course focuses on principles and skills in the assessment and management for clients with neurologic, musculoskeletal, and sensory health problems in various clinical care settings.
NSG 686 Seminar on Advanced Clinical Nursing [2]
This course focuses on identifying and discussing strategies for differential diagnoses and therapeutic decision making to manage specific adult health problems selected from the students' specialty areas.
NSG 687 Practicum in Advanced Clinical Nursing I [3]
This course provides nurse practitioner students with opportunities to practice clinical application of theoretical knowledge and skills in the assessment and management for respiratory, cardiac, gastrointestinal, and genitourinary health problems of clients in various health care settings. Students also practice use of essential diagnostic strategies and treatment protocols, development of care plans, and evaluation of outcomes.
NSG 688 Preferential Practicum in Advanced Clinical Nursing I [2]
This course provides nurse practitioner students with opportunities to determine their own specialty areas and practice clinical application of theoretical knowledge and skills in the assessment and management for various health problems of clients in the selected health care settings.
NSG 689 Practicum in Advanced Clinical Nursing II [3]
This course provides nurse practitioner students with opportunities to practice clinical application of theoretical knowledge and skills in the assessment and management for endocrinal, hemato-immunologic, neurologic, musculoskeletal, and sensory health problems of clients in various health care settings. Students also practice use of essential diagnostic strategies and treatment protocols, development of care plans, and evaluation of outcomes.
NSG 690 Preferential Practicum in Advanced Clinical Nursing II [2]
This course provides nurse practitioner students with opportunities to determine their own specialty areas and practice clinical application of theoretical knowledge and skills in the assessment and management for various health problems of clients in the selected health care settings.
NSG 692 Home Health Care [3]
Provides an introduction to home health care nursing administration. An organizational framework is used to analyze the delivery of home care services including history, trends, organizational structure, management, role of home health nurse, quality of care, reimbursement and relationship to other heath care delivery systems. In addition, fundamentals of strategy are introduced to facilitate the merging of the policy and financial side with the clinical dimension.
NSG 693 Advanced Home Health Care I [2]
This course is designed to provide students to promote an evidence-based approach for advanced home care nursing process on urination, defecation, respiration, wound infection, pain management problems.
NSG 694 Advanced Home Health Care III [2]
This course is designed to provide students to promote an evidence-based approach for advanced home care nursing process for cancer patients, and problem solving and decision making skills on cardiovascular, respiratory, musculoskeletal, sensory system.
NSG 695 Advanced Home Health Care II [3]
This course is designed to provide students to promote an evidence-based approach for advanced home care nursing process on blood, endocrine, nervous system in related to chronic disease.
NSG 696 Advanced Home Health Care Practicum II [3]
The purpose of this clinical practicum course is to provide opportunities for students to apply home care nursing process and problem solving and decision making skills on blood, endocrine, nervous system in related to chronic disease.
NSG 697 Home Health Care Practicum [3]
The purpose of this clinical practicum course is to provide opportunities for students to apply home health agency management and planning. Organizational structures and services within home health agencies are reviewed. Emphasis is placed on analyzing how legislative, technological, economic, and social forces impact administrative planning and decision-making in home health care.
NSG 698 Advanced Home Health Care Practicum III [2]
The purpose of this clinical practicum course is to provide opportunities for students to apply home care nursing process cancer patients, and problem solving and decision making skills on cardiovascular, respiratory, musculoskeletal, sensory system.
NSG 699 Advanced Home Health Care Practicum I [2]
It provides opportunities for students to apply content from Advanced Home Health Care I. Students will use assessment skills to identify urination, defecation, respiration, wound infection and pain management problems and interventions for common problems.
NSG 700 Practicum in Health Promotion for Older Adults [3]
This course provides gerontological nurse practitioner students with opportunities to practice clinical application of theoretical knowledge and skills for development and implementation of health promoting nursing intervention strategies for older adults in community and long term care settings.
NSG 715 Seminar on Basic Nursing Science [3]
This course provides an introduction to basic nursing science and aims at integrating knowledge of research in basic nursing science by reviewing research papers within neuronal physiology.
NSG 717 Qualitative Nursing Research [3]
The philosophical backgrounds and the purposes of qualitative research approaches are reviewed and the feasibilities of each approaches and methods in research of nursing phenomena are discussed.
NSG 721 Practicum in Introduction to Gerontological Nursing and Welfare of Older Adults [2]
Nursing strategies and nursing skills in dealing with high risk elders in home care settings and long term facilities are practiced. In addition, students will have opportunities to analyze the current care systems for elders within context of national welfare system by planning and evaluating the care management system of long term care facilities
NSG 723 Practicum in Nursing Management of Health Problems in Older Adults II [2]
Clinical application of theoretical knowledges and skills for managing high risk old patients with psycho-physical diseases and with cognitive impairment. The gerontological nurse practitioner student will manage nursing care focusing on assessing, diagnosing, and managements of old patients and cooperate and coordinate with other health care team in health care facilities.
NSG 725 Practicum in Nursing Management of Health Problems in Older Adults I [3]
This course provides gerontological nurse practitioner students with opportunities to practice clinical application of theoretical knowledge and skills in the assessment and management for acute and chronic health conditions of older adults in acute and long-term care settings. Students also practice use of essential diagnostic strategies and treatment protocols, development of care plans, and evaluation of outcomes.
NSG 807 Seminar on Theories of Health Promotion [3]
This course is explores the basic concept of health promotion and discusses theoretical foundations of health promotion and planning strategies related to health promotion in nursing.
NSG 808 Seminar on Stress Related Research [3]
The concepts and theories of stress management and related research findings are reviewed, an attempt to a development of stress management program is carried out and an approach and direction of research in stress management is identified.
NSG 809 Seminar on Oncological Nursing [3]
The bio-physical, psychological, socio-cultural and spiritual needs of patients with cancers are reviewed, and the effective care management strategies for patients with cancers are explored and developed with nursing perspectives.
NSG 810 Seminar on Parent-Child Relationship Related Research [3]
The concepts and theories of parent-child relationship are reviewed, the factors influencing the relationship are analyzed and identified, and the appropriate approaches to research related to the parent-child relationship in nursing are identified.
NSG 811 Seminar on Gerontological Nursing [3]
Nursing researches on health care for elders are discussed and analyzed. In addition, factors influencing the health of the elderly, directions and approaches to do research for elders with nursing perspectives are explored and identified.
NSG 812 Seminar on Management of Chronic Illness [3]
Articles on the management of health problems of the chronically ill are reviewed, factors influencing the quality of life of the chronically ill are explored and analyzed, directions and strategies to the promotion of quality of life and the approaches to research in nursing care of the chronically ill are identified.
NSG 813 Seminar on Women's Health Issues [3]
The issues related to women's health are identified and analyzed in a feministic view, and the relevant factors are analyzed. In addition, the directions and approaches to the research in women's health issues are discussed.
NSG 814 Nursing and Health Policy [3]
This course focuses on the process of nursing and health policy development, agenda setting, policy formation, implementation and evaluation. Emphasis is given to policy strategies that affect quality in and access to nursing care services in a cost-contained environment.
NSG 815 Management on Community Health Care System [3]
Students integrate practice models for community-based primary health care services. Emphasis is placed on developing and understanding principles and practices of planning strategy for community based systems.
NSG 817 Organizational Management in Nursing [3]
The course comprehensively examines organizational systems, drawing upon theory and research related to assessing the behavior of organizations.
NSG 819 Seminar on Mental Health Issues [3]
Factors influencing mental health are reviewed, concepts and theories of psychiatric and mental health nursing are examined and the strategies to protection, promotion and restoration of mental health are developed.
NSG 901 Statistics [3]
Basic statistical procedures and techniques are reviewed. The articles in which attempts are made with those procedures are reviewed and the feasibility in nursing research are analyzed.
NSG 902 Advanced Statistics [3]
Sophisticated statistical procedures and techniques with potential feasibility to their application in nursing research are reviewed. The articles in which attempts are made with those procedures are reviewed and the feasibility in nursing research are analysed.
NSG 903 Philosophy of Science [3]
The logic and the approaches to 'science' and the epistemology of scientific knowledge are reviewed. The process of theory development, in which the scrutiny of the achievements of science and technology of the modern era in the light of moral and ethical view take place, is presented and discussed. Philosophical inquiries are attempted on the issues of nursing profession and the phenomena of nursing in the light of the theory.
NSG 906 Seminar on Pain Research [3]
The biophysical, psychological and socio-cultural factors influencing the perception of pain and response to stimuli of pain are identified and the nursing intervention and management of acute and chronic pain are reviewed and discussed. In addition, approaches to do research regarding pain are explored to develop theories on pain with nursing perspectives.
NSG 907 Seminar on Family Related Research [3]
Articles on family related research are reviewed, factors influencing the health of the family are explored and analyzed, directions and approaches to family related research in nursing are identified.
NSG 908 Seminar on Nursing Intervention [3]
This course explores and evaluates the feasibility of various intervening approaches to be adopted as an independent nursing intervention by review of extensive research articles.
NSG 910 Nursing Informatics & Research [3]
The basic concepts of science and technologies of information management and the feasibility of its application to nursing care system are reviewed, and the methods and procedures of computerized information processing of the activities of nursing are practiced.
NSG 915 Nursing Economics [3]
This course is specifically designed to meet a growing interest of the nursing profession in the knowledge about economic principles and techniques that are applicable to a wide range of health care issues and problems. Students are expected to build on skills related economics from this course that are needed to develop a variety of nursing programs.