Curriculum

The graduate program of the SNU College of Nursing is divided into 3 separate majors (Maternity/Pediatric/Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, Community Health Nursing/Nursing Systems, and Adult Health Nursing) in the master’s, MSN-PhD and PhD programs, and there are four Advanced Practice Nursing Programs in the masters’ program.
The master’s program has a required minimum of 30 credits for completion. The MSN-PhD program requires students to complete a total of 60 credits and PhD Program requires 60 to 66 credits combined with the masters’ program.
Apart from their curriculum, graduate students are allowed to participate in small research seminars conducted by other graduate students and professors with similar academic interests. The College also invites internationally renowned scholars as well as College professors to conferences it hosts, which serves to promote the development of the nursing sciences through encouraging the participation of nursing experts and educators both domestic and international.

Core Courses

Consisits of Subject, Credit
SubjectCredit
Advanced Communication and Lab 3
Advanced Design for Nursing Research 3
Advanced Statistics in Nursing 3
Advanced Therapeutic Communication and Practicum 3
Analysis and Evaluation of Nursing Theories 3
Analysis of Qualitative Data 3
Dissertation Seminar I 3
Dissertation Seminar II 3
Global Healthcare and Nursing 3
Intermediate Statistics in Nursing 3
Nursing Research Methodology 3
Policy and Roles of Nurse Practitioners 3
Qualitative Nursing Research Methodology 3
Reading and Research 3
Research Ethics 2
Seminar in Stress Response Management 3
Sociocultural Diversity and Health 3
Strategies for Theory Construction in Nursing 3
Theoretical Foundation of Nursing 3

Adult Health Nursing

Consisits of Subject, Credit
SubjectCredit
Advanced Critical Care Nursing and Practice(Circulatory System) 4
Advanced Critical Care Nursing and Practice(Multiple Injuries) 4
Advanced Critical Care Nursing and Practice(Neurological System) 4
Advanced Critical Care Nursing and Practice(Respiratory System) 4
Advanced Exercise in Nursing 3
Advanced Nursing Management in Critical Care:Theory and Practice 3
Advanced Nutrition in Nursing 3
Advanced Pathophysiology 3
Advanced Pharmacology in Nursing 3
Advanced Physical Assessment and Lab 3
Advanced Physiology 3
Advanced Rehabilitation Nursing 3
Gerontological Nursing Practicum and Hospitaland Community(Acute Hospital) 2
Gerontological Nursing Practicum and Hospitaland Community (Adult Day-Care Center) 2
Gerontological Nursing Practicum and Hospitaland Community(Out Patient) 2
Gerontological Nursing Practicum in Long-term Care Facilities(Full Support) 2
Gerontological Nursing Practicum in Long-term Care Facilities(Partial Support) 2
Health Promotion for Older Adults 3
Introduction to Oncology 2
Management of Elderly Health Problems (Acute) 3
Management of Elderly Health Problems (Chronic) 3
Medical Oncology Practicum 2
Oncology Therapeutics and Nursing I 3
Oncology Therapeutics and Nursing II 2
Physiology of Human Behavior 3
Practicum for Critical Oncology Nursing 3
Practicum for Oncology Home Care 2
Self-Management for Chronic Disease Patient 3
Seminar in Advanced Adult Nursing 3
Seminar in Advanced Nursing Oncology 2
Social Welfare and Nursing in Aging 3
Surgical Oncology Practicum 3
Symptom Management in Cancer 3

Women’s Health & Maternity Nursing

Consisits of Subject, Credit
SubjectCredit
Analysis and Evaluation of Maternal Nursing Theories 3
Care of High-Risk Pregnant Women 3
Maternity Nursing Research 3
Physiological Adaptation of Pregnant Women 3
Seminar in Women’s Sexual Health 3
Women’s Health & Nursing 3
Young Adult Women’s Primary Care and Practice 3

Child Health Nursing

Consisits of Subject, Credit
SubjectCredit
Child Development and Health Promotion Strategies 3
Critical Infant Care 3
Nursing Care of Children with Chronic Illness 3
Role Development in Child Health Nursing Research 3
Seminar in Advanced Pediatric Nursing 3
Theories of Pediatric Nursing Intervention 3
Theory and Research in Child Health Nursing I 3
Topics in Parent-Child Health 3
Transcultural Approaches to Child Rearing Practice 3

Psychiatric & Mental Health

Consisits of Subject, Credit
SubjectCredit
Advanced Community Mental Health Nursing and Practice 4
Advanced Psychiatric Mental Nursing Seminar 3
Nursing Care of the Addicted Client 3
Practice in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Assessment and Diagnosis 2
Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing and Practice Based on the Developmental Stages 4
Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing and Practice for Family 4
Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Intervention for Individual and Group 4
Seminar in Psychosocial Nursing Intervention 3

Community Health Nursing

Consisits of Subject, Credit
SubjectCredit
Community Case Management 3
Community Health Nursing Research 3
Community Health Nursing Service Evaluation 3
Emergency Care System in Community 3
Health Promotion in Nursing 3
Long Term Care Policy and Nursing 3
Seminar in Advanced Community Health Nursing 3

Nursing Management

Consisits of Subject, Credit
SubjectCredit
Advanced Leadership in Nursing 3
Management Theory in Nursing 3
Measurement Analysis of Nursing Policy 3
Nursing and Economics 3
Nursing Finance Management 3
Organizational Behavior in Nursing 3
Patient Safety and Quality Management 3
Performance Evaluation in Nursing 3
Research Seminar in Nursing Management 3
Seminar in International Nursing 3
Seminar in Nursing Policies 3

Nursing Informatics

Consisits of Subject, Credit
SubjectCredit
Clinical Decision Support System 3
Consumer Health Informatics 3
E-health and Nursing Knowledge Management 3
Measurement of Nursing Concept and Instrument Development 3
Nursing Informatics Seminar 3
Nursing Information System Analysis and Design 3
Nursing Information System Database Design and Development 3
Nursing Information System Implementation and Evaluation 3

Explanation of Curriculum

For specifics regarding SNUCON’s curriculum, please download the Explanation of the Curriculum.


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