This week’s written assignment will focus on curriculum design and and program evaluation. See the attached document below for assignment details.

NUR680 Week 5 Assignment 2022.pdf Download NUR680 Week 5 Assignment 2022.pdf 

To complete this assignment, you will also need the sample curriculum document below.

Week 5 Sample course couriculum.pdf 

Here are the Colorado Board of Nursing Regulations. You need them for the week 5 assignment.

Board of Nursing Rules.pdfDownload Board of Nursing Rules.pdf

Colorado Core Curriculum Requirements – this is from the Colorado State’s website, but applies to all state universities.  Look at the categories/class options and compare to the general education classes in the sample curriculum of the proposed nursing program 

Colorado Core ClassesLinks to an external site.

https://catalog.colostate.edu/general-catalog/all-university-core-curriculum/aucc/#Foundations-Perspectives

NUR680: Week 5 Written Assignment Page 1

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Week 5 Assignment Guidelines: Curriculum Design, Regulation, and Accreditation in Nursing
Education

Assignment Overview: This week will focus on curriculum design, regulation, and accreditation. Upload
your paper/presentation by Sunday night at 11:59 pm Mountain Time.

Assignment Details: There are three parts to assignment. It must address the following information.

Part 1: Regulation of Nursing Programs: In the U.S., State Boards of Nursing regulate nursing education
in the respective states. You will be provided with a BSN nursing curriculum from a state other than
Colorado. Using the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies Board of Nursing Regulations (found
on the DORA website) for BSN programs, determine if the sample program would be approved in

Colorado.

• Address each of the following:
1. Total credit hours, lecture, lab, simulation, and clinical hours

2. General education core courses (number and types)
3. Nursing courses/content areas and sequence

• What is your conclusion? Would this program be approved in Colorado?

• If not, what changes would have to be made to meet the Colorado requirements? Be specific.

Part 2: You would also want to seek accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate
Nursing Education. Please review the CCNE regulations and address the following:

• Provide a brief overview of the accrediting agency

• Provide the sequence of events required by the accrediting agency for a program to be accredited.

• Based on the organization’s accreditation standards for a BSN program, do you think
this curriculum meets these standards?

• If not, what changes would have to be made to obtain accreditation by this organization.
Be specific.

• Programs must show evidence of a systematic plan to evaluate the program’s

effectiveness. Briefly describe the type of data that must be collected and assessed.

Part 3: All regulations and accreditation aside, what do you like about this curriculum and what would you
change if you could and why? Identify at least two of each.

Resources: In addition to your textbooks or other resources, you must cite the Colorado
Board of Nursing rules and regulations and the accrediting agency’s standards.

Format: You can present this as a written paper or a PowerPoint presentation. If you use
PowerPoint, be sure that you adequately address all the requirements in the notes section.

Grading: The assignment components will be graded on content, organization, presentation, writing
mechanics, and correct APA formatting.

NOTE: The documents needed to complete this assignment is embedded in the Week 5 module.

Course Title Lecture Lab Sim Clinical Credit Hours

Gen Ed

BIO 105 Microbiology 30 20 30 4

ENG 111 Interpersonal Communications 30 30 3

BIO 102 Anatomy and Physiology 30 20 30 4

BIO 202 Anatomy and Physiology II 30 20 30 4

CHM 105 Organic and Biochemistry 30 20 30 4

MAT 101 College Algebra 30 30 3

180 80 0 180 22

Nursing Course Title Lecture Lab Sim Clinical
Combined

sim/clinical hours
Credit Hours

NUR 300 Nursing Roles and Practice 45 0 0 0 0 3

NUR 301 Health Assessment Skills 45 30 0 0 0 4

NUR 310 Pathophysiology for Nurses 45 0 0 0 0 3

NUR 330 Fundamentals of Nursing 45 45 24 96 120 9

NUR 340 Pharmacology 45 30 0 0 0 4

NUR 360 Medical Surgical Nursing 60 30 40 95 135 8

NUR 210 Therapeutic Nutrition 30 0 0 0 0 3

NUR 380 Behavioral Health Nursing 45 0 48 42 90 5

NUR 420 Medical-Surgical Nursing II 60 0 40 95 135 8

NUR 415 Nursing Care of Women 30 0 20 70 90 4

NUR 430 Nursing Care of Children 30 0 20 70 90 4

NUR 338 Nursing Research 30 0 0 0 0 3

NUR 450 Public Health Nursing 45 0 0 90 90 6

NUR 470 Roles in Nursing and leadership 30 0 0 0 0 3

NUR 480 Nursing Internship 0 0 0 135 135 3

585 135 192 693 885 70Nursing Total

Gen Ed Total

Healthcare Branch
State Board of Nursing

DEPARTMENT OF REGULATORY AGENCIES
Division of Professions and Occupations – Board of Nursing

NURSING
3 CCR 716-1

CHAPTER 1 – RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE LICENSURE OF PRACTICAL AND PROFESSIONAL NURSES ……. 3 

CHAPTER 2 – RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR APPROVAL OF NURSING EDUCATION PROGRAMS ………………….. 11 

CHAPTER III – RULES AND REGULATIONS REGARDING THE IMPOSITION OF FINES ………………………………………. 29 

[CHAPTER IV – Repealed 1994] ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 30 

CHAPTER 5 – RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR LICENSURE OF PSYCHIATRIC TECHNICIANS …………………………….. 30 

CHAPTER 6 – RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR ACCREDITATION OF PSYCHIATRIC TECHNICIAN PROGRAMS …….. 33 

CHAPTER VII – INITIAL DECISIONS AND RELATED MATTERS [Repealed effective 03/17/2011] ……………………… 42 

CHAPTER VIII – DECLARATORY ORDERS ………………………………………………………………………………………………… 42 

CHAPTER IX – RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE IN RELATION TO IV   
AUTHORITY ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 44 

CHAPTER 10 – RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR CERTIFICATION AS A NURSE AIDE ……………………………………….. 49 

CHAPTER 11 – RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR APPROVAL OF NURSE AIDE TRAINING PROGRAMS ……………….. 56 

CHAPTER XII – RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR APPROVAL OF MEDICATION AIDE TRAINING PROGRAMS ……… 66 

CHAPTER 13 – RULES AND REGULATIONS REGARDING THE DELEGATION OF NURSING TASKS ……………………… 78 

CHAPTER 14 – RULES AND REGULATIONS TO REGISTER PROFESSIONAL NURSES QUALIFIED TO ENGAGE IN 

ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSING ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 85 

CHAPTER 15 – RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY FOR ADVANCED PRACTICE 

REGISTERED NURSES …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 90 

CHAPTER 16 – DUTY TO REPORT FELONIES ……………………………………………………………………………………………. 101 

CHAPTER XVII – RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE COLORADO CERTIFIED NURSE AIDE REGISTRY ……………. 102 

CHAPTER XVIII – RULES AND REGULATIONS CONCERNING REPORTING REQUIREMENTS [Repealed effective 

October 1, 2007] ……………………..