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NRSG 939 Precision Health
Credit hours: 3 per Semester
Cluster: Scientific Underpinnings for Advanced Nursing Practice,


Course Level: Doctoral Intermediate

Course Type: PhD


Course Open to: PhD Students

Institution:University of Kansas

Pre-requisites: Admission to Doctoral Program or consent of instructor.

Course Description: This course focuses on precision health as an emerging approach for health promotion, disease prevention and treatment that considers individual variability in genes, environment, and lifestyle (also known as the determinants of health). Students will learn to more accurately predict prevention and treatment strategies for various populations. This course will assist students in understanding the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) pathway to precision science that focuses on personalized strategies to prevent and manage symptoms across diverse populations and settings. Students will also learn about the vision reflected in the Precision Medicine Initiative to accelerate discoveries that can provide nurse scientists with new tools, knowledge, and therapies for individuals and populations.


Method of Instruction: blended

Delivery Platform: Blackboard

Campus visits required: No

Course Contact: Katharine Garrity



Tuition: NEXus Common Price


Other considerations: Course open to PhD & DNP students.


Available Seats by Semester for this course:


FALL 2020

Section: 1001
Instructor: Janet Pierce
Seats: 3
Credits: 3 / Semester
Start Date: 08-24-20
End Date: 12-10-20

FALL 2021

Section: 1001
Instructor: Diane Mahoney
Seats: 3
Credits: 3 / Semester
Start Date: 08-23-21
End Date: 12-09-21

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FALL 2022

Section: 1001
Instructor: Diane Mahoney
Seats: 3
Credits: 3 / Semester
Start Date: 08-22-22
End Date: 12-08-22

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