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Courses




EDAE 501 Basic Princ of Anesthesia 6.00 credits
This course assists the student in learning the methods, techniques, and agents in general anesthesia. Specific types of anesthetic equipment are studied and demonstrated. The course includes pre- and post-anesthetic assessment of the patient, anesthesia drugs and drugs that augment anesthesia, airway management, common complications related to anesthesia, and the importance of initiating and maintaining the patient's anesthesia record. Clinical observation and labs are scheduled during this course.
 
Equivalent: EDAC 500A - Successful completion
EDAE 502 Basic Princ of Anesthesia II 2.00 credits
A continuation of EDAE 501. Students study blood and IV fluid management, case management, and introduction to special cases. Throughout the course, the student has a variety of experiences administering anesthesia under the supervision of a qualified anesthetist.
 
Prerequisite: EDAE 501 Minimum Grade: C
EDAE 520 Anatomy and Physiology 4.00 credits
This course provides an intensive study of the structure, functions, and functional processes of the human body. Topics include the respiratory system, central nervous system, endocrine glands, smooth muscle, skeletal muscle, review of intermediate metabolism, liver, and gall bladder. It also includes a review of year's work via "clinical cases" to integrate all systems.
 
EDAE 521 Anatomy & Physiology 2.00 credits
A continuation of EDAE 520.
 
Prerequisite: EDAE 520 Minimum Grade: C
EDAE 551 Chemistry & Pharmacology 6.00 credits
This course covers the fundamentals of blood, respiratory, and pharmaceutical chemistries and the principles of general anesthesia and pharmacology including all pharmaceutical agents used for these purposes and their application in diseased state.
 
EDAE 552 Chemistry & Pharmacology 2.00 credits
A continuation of EDAE 551
 
Prerequisite: EDAE 551 Minimum Grade: C
EDAE 553 Chemistry & Pharmacology 4.00 credits
A continuation fo EDAE 551 and 552.
 
Prerequisite: EDAE 551 Minimum Grade: C and EDAE 552 Minimum Grade: C
Equivalent: EDAC 552A - Successful completion
EDAE 553 Chemistry & Pharmacology 4.00 credits
A continuation fo EDAE 551 and 552.
 
Prerequisite: EDAE 551 Minimum Grade: C and EDAE 552 Minimum Grade: C
Equivalent: EDAC 552B - Successful completion
EDAE 560 Theories of Adult Learning 3.00 credits
Students explore current research and theories of adult development and learning. This course is designed for those who work with adults in most educational settings. Serves as a basis for EDAE 561.
 
EDAE 561 Instr Strategies for Adults 3.00 credits
This course focuses on instruction, curriculum, course planning, instructional strategies, and evaluation models for adult learners.
 
Prerequisite: EDAE 560 Minimum Grade: C
Equivalent: EDAC 584 - Successful completion
EDAE 570 Integrated Software Sys Design 3.00 credits
Students examine the relationship between integrated, presentation, and online applications. Course projects focus on practical approaches to educational environments.
 
EDAE 595 Professional Sem/Teaching 1.00 credit
This course provides an opportunity to synthesize the knowledge and skills in anesthesia and education within the context of professional leadership.
 
EDAE 603 Regional & Ped Anesthesia 2.00 credits
Study of regional anesthesia theory (spinal and epidural),and clinical practicum begins this semester as well as pediatric anesthesia theory and practicum.
 
EDAE 604 Obstetrics & Neonatal Anesth 2.00 credits
This course focuses on anesthesia for the obstetric patient for routine and complicated patients, and includes epidural anesthesia theory and practicum. A study of clinical anesthesia for neonatal patients for routine and high-risk patients begins in this course.
 
EDAE 605 Cardiovascular/Thoracic/Neuro 2.00 credits
This course covers the didactic and clinical practicum of cardio-vascular, thoracic, and neuro-surgical anesthesia.
 
EDAE 606 Integration Adv Prin Anesth 2.00 credits
This course provides a review and synthesis of general and specialty anesthesia content including pharmacology, pathophysiology, and drug and technique selection for all types of patients and procedures, including review in preparation for the national qualifying examination.
 
EDAE 621 General Practicum 1.00 credit
In this practicum, students learn the actual administration of anesthesia under the supervision of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists and Physician Anesthesiologists. Pre-operative and post-operative assessment of the patient is made by the student. The student is responsible for selecting the appropriate anesthetic, administering needed pharmaceutical agents and procedures, and maintaining homeostasis during general surgical procedures. Monitoring, positioning, and recovery are stressed. Each student will be assigned anesthesia in obstetrics, pediatrics, and VAMC, in addition to general practice.
 
EDAE 622 Specialty Practicum 1.00 credit
This is a continuation of EDAE 621. Students rotate through obstetrics, pediatrics, vascular surgery, neuro surgery, and Saturday and evening trauma rotations, in addition to general practice.
 
Prerequisite: EDAE 621 Minimum Grade: S
EDAE 623 Integrated Practicum 2.00 credits
This is a continuation of EDAE 621 and 622. Students rotate to the specialties of neurosurgical and cardiovascular services and 12 hour night rotation.
 
Prerequisite: EDAE 622 Minimum Grade: S
EDAE 670 Medical Ethics 3.00 credits
This course examines the duties and obligations of persons in the medical field. Issues studied include cooperation, abortion, mutilation, sterilization, transplants, and genetic engineering.
 
EDAE 671 Law and Medicine 2.00 credits
The critical issues pertaining to liability and legal responsibilities as related to the practice of medicine are studied and current cases are reviewed.
 
EDAE 672 Professional Leadership 3.00 credits
A critical analysis of components inherent in professional leadership is provided in this course through an exploration of literature and situational analysis. A modified seminar approach is employed.
 
EDAE 689 Research & Data Analysis 4.00 credits
This course is designed to help students understand the research process through the development of a research proposal including selecting a topic, reviewing the relevant literature, choosing an appropriate data collection methodology, and determining the appropriate method to analyze the data. Proposals are submitted to an Institutional Review Board.
 
EDAE 690 Research Seminar 1.00 credit
A seminar designed for students who are in the data collection and analysis stages of their research project.
 
EDAE 691 Research Seminar 1.00 credit
A seminar designed for students who are writing and presenting their final research report.
 
EDAE 695 Prof Seminar/ Continuing Ed 1.00 credit
This course focuses on issues in continuing education for nurse anesthetists.
 
Prerequisite: EDAE 595 Minimum Grade: S
EDAE 698 Pro Sem/ Integration 1.00 credit
This course focuses on the integrating of education and anesthesia. Must also register for EDAE 699 Oral Exam.
 
Prerequisite: EDAE 595 Minimum Grade: S and EDAE 695 Minimum Grade: S
EDAE 699 Comprehensive Oral Exam .00 credits
The Oral Exam consists of three areas of focus: the research project; the integration of anesthesia, teaching, and leadership; clinical practice.
 
EDLA 501 Professional Development 1.00 - 5.00 credits
This course is designed for experienced teachers. The course involves both in-class and field-based learning.
 
EDLA 520 Computers in School Curriculum 3.00 credits
The nature of contemporary school curriculum and the need for the professional educator to gain a basic understanding of computers and computer technology are discussed. The course also explores a variety of computer applications and evaluates their uses in the classroom.
 
EDLA 525 Ed Leadership & Inquiry 3.00 credits
This course creates opportunity for personal reflection upon one's role as a leader. Because schools are centers of inquiry, candidates develop the capacities to lead a process of evidence-informed decision-making. Candidates will examine leadership theory, practice, and the skills associated with professional inquiry.
 
EDLA 540 Ethical Dimensions in Ed 3.00 credits
This course presents a review of ethical theory and an examination of ethical decision-making that affects the daily life of students, teachers, administrators, staff, and parents involved in the pre-K-12 education system. This course also explores important elements of practical and professional ethics and the culture of pre-K-12 education.
 
EDLA 546 Adv Learning Strategies 3.00 credits
This course is designed to identify for teachers, principals and curriculum developers a range of teaching models and instructional approaches for creating learning environments. The course provides a systematic exploration of interactions among educational objectives, pedagogical strategies, curricular designs, social and psychological theory. The course emphasizes the wide range of options teachers may adopt and adapt to their unique teaching situation. The course assists students in developing a basic repertoire of teaching models through analysis of the underlying theoretical structures, principles and procedures of four different groups of approaches to teaching. Students will have the opportunity to participate in the "coaching" process designed to assist with the acquisition of new teaching behaviors.
 
EDLA 548 Ed Ldrshp & School Improvement 3.00 credits
This course will examine the beliefs, knowledge, and skills that promote collaboration with all stakeholders toward creating a school improvement plan that promotes student success. The course will address practical elements of dynamic school leadership applied to research based practices regarding change, team building, staff development models, and supervisory processes that foster the improvement of schools.
 
EDLA 553 Teaching Thinking Skills 3.00 credits
This course presents a practical introduction to strategies that develop thinking skills: theory as well as practical applications to use in the classroom. Emphasis is on how to integrate thinking skills development into the existing classroom curriculum.
 
EDLA 554 Cooperative Learning 3.00 credits
This course provides a treatment of collaborative learning strategies. Course topics include recognizing elements of cooperative learning, diagnosing and grouping for a cooperative classroom environment, utilizing eight applied teaching techniques, and promoting responsible evaluation techniques for collaborative learning.
 
EDLA 564 Art and Science of Teaching 3.00 credits
This course examines frameworks for enhancing student learning from the perspectives of leadership in the classroom and at the building or district level. The course will build on the educational applications of brain research and on strategies for creating safe and effective learning environments. Candidates will be asked to apply course content at the classroom level and school leadership level.
 
EDLA 565 Assessment and Learning 3.00 credits
This course is designed to help candidates extend their expertise in educational measurement, assessment, and evaluation of student learning at the classroom, building, district, state, provincial, and national levels. Candidates will study the philosophical, cultural, ethical, and political issues surrounding measurement, assessment, and evaluation. Candidates will also focus on valid and reliable ways of integrating student learning goals with a variety of assessment methods in order to improve their students' learning from the perspectives of classroom practitioners and school leaders.
 
EDLA 597 Instructional Practicum 3.00 credits
This is a field-based experience for practicing teachers. The focus is on the development and documentation of growth standards from research on teaching. Teachers use peer coaching, effective schools research, climate expectations, and goal setting strategies. Some application of specific models, social styles, and positive growth strategies may be involved.
 
Equivalent: EDAC 597A - Successful completion
EDLA 600 Program Administrator Intern 3.00 credits
The internship is planned for candidates contemplating a calling to central office administration. This two semester course field experience places the candidate-administrator in a firsthand work experience in which academic knowledge can be applied in the educational setting. The candidate's experience is aligned to Washington State Program Administrator Certification requirements.
 
EDLA 609 Program Adm Role Seminar 2.00 credits
This course is delivered through a series of five seminars during the candidates internship year. Attendance of each seminar in the specific sequence is mandatory. Seminar topics include budget allocation and distribution, staffing, ASB funds, special education law, personnel, public relations and the job search process.
 
EDLA 610 Program Adminstrator Intern 3.00 credits
The internship is planned for candidates contemplating a calling to central office administration. This two semester course field experience places the candidate administrator in a firsthand work experience in which academic knowledge can be applied in the educational setting. The candidate's experience is a aligned to Washington State Program Administrator Certification requirements.
 
EDLA 611 Continuing Education 1.00 credit
 
EDLA 612 Leadership Role Seminar 3.00 credits
This course is delivered through a series of five seminars during the candidate's internship year. Attendance of each seminar in the specific sequence is mandatory. Seminar topics include budget allocation and distribution, staffing, ASB funds, special education law, personnel, public reflections and the job search process. Fall.
 
EDLA 613 Leadership Role Seminar 3.00 credits
This course is delivered through a series of five seminars during the candidate's internship year. Attendance of each seminar in the specific sequence is mandatory. Seminar topics include budget allocation and distribution, staffing, ASB funds, special education law, personnel, public reflections and the job search process. Spring.
 
EDLA 620 Principal Internship 3.00 credits
The internship is planned for the candidate's second year in the program. The field experience places the candidate-administrator in a firsthand experience in which academic knowledge can be applied to the educational setting. The candidate's experience is aligned to Washington State principal certification requirements.
 
EDLA 623 Risk and Protective Factors 3.00 credits
This course addresses the interdependency of family, school and community as they impact the school-aged child. Risk factors are addressed, as well as protective factors that can support family, school, and community in fostering resiliency in children.
 
EDLA 625 Classroom Intervention Skills 3.00 credits
This course offers teachers the opportunity to learn communication and counseling skills that can be used within the instructional settings. Supportive classroom management techniques that result in logical consequences and assist the child in accepting responsibility for behavior are addressed. This course focuses on a multitude of methods and modalities in order to address various learning styles reduce non-academic stressors.
 
EDLA 626 Culture and Diversity 3.00 credits
This course addresses culture and diversity from local and global perspectives with practical application at the classroom, school, and community levels. Candidates will develop cultural competencies that support effective and appropriate interaction in a variety of cultural educational and community contexts. These competencies involve developing knowledge, skills, and attitudes that promote equity, celebrate human differences, and accommodate students so that they achieve the benefits of education.
 
EDLA 627 Teacher as Counselor 3.00 credits
This introductory course addresses the metacognitive aspects of the teacher as person and counseling skill development for classroom teacher use. Areas of emphasis will include self-awareness, awareness of impact on others, recognizing and attending to different learning styles and personality types, maintaining healthy relationships with others, and creating a vision for the future. It will focus on personal and academic growth.
 
EDLA 628 Manage-Enhance Instr Culture 3.00 credits
This course includes methods and strategies teachers can use to match pedagogy to the various learning styles of students. Teachers translate theory into practice through experiences within the classroom as well as collaborate with families and community agencies. The course focuses on practical application of theory by the creation of curricula using methods, strategies, and resources that have been designed to facilitate child resiliency, involve family, and utilize school and community resources.
 
EDLA 630 Principal Internship 3.00 credits
The internship is planned for the candidate's second year in the program. The field experience places the candidate-administrator in a firsthand experience in which academic knowledge can be applied to the educational setting. The candidate's experience is aligned to Washington State Principal Certification requirements.
 
EDLA 633 Organizations & Ed Leadership 3.00 credits
This course is designed to enhance candidates' understanding of organizations and to build their capacity as leaders with and without authority to help the organization achieve its goals.
 
EDLA 635 Principalship 3.00 credits
This is a competency-oriented course which investigates the role of the principal in professional leadership, community service, shared decision making, personnel development, and the meeting of student needs.
 
EDLA 638 Human Resource Management 3.00 credits
This course presents a broad view of the human relations function as one of the critical and interrelated subsystems involved in the administration of a school or a school system. The major topics for consideration and investigation include knowledge of the processes and attitudes that facilitate the integration of a professional into the school organization, promotion of the instructional leadership of the individual and the enhancement of his/her work satisfaction and the awareness of the legal and ethical environment of personnel administration. The course challenges the student to respond to the changing needs in personnel administration by adopting new ways of working that can enhance the human resource capabilities of schools.
 
EDLA 641 Ed Leadership & Community 3.00 credits
This course will explore the multiple, complex ways that our schools and society shape each other, with special attention devoted to school leadership issues. Theory, research, and models of effective practice will inform the educational leader's role as a bridge between school and community. This bridging role includes being actively involved in building reciprocal relations within and between the school and community, facilitating understanding and communication among and between various interest groups as they impinge on the school, and developing mutually beneficial linkages and partnerships for the benefit of the school, particularly as they enhance the mission of promoting powerful and equitable learning for students, professionals, and the organization.
 
EDLA 646 Staff Development 3.00 credits
This course provides the professional teacher with an understanding of the concepts of adult learning and development and an awareness of some of the components, processes, and techniques of staff development programs. The focus is on the underlying theme of staff development programs that the professional teacher perceives learning and the acquisition of new competencies as a life-long process.
 
EDLA 648 Teacher Leadership 3.00 credits
This course focuses on the skills of promoting effective cooperation between community and school. It also includes discussion of communication strategies, team building, and meeting patron need. Prerequisite: Postgraduate standing or permission. (Canada only)
 
EDLA 651 Supervision of Instruction 3.00 credits
This course is designed to support the position that the primary purpose of supervision is to provide the means for teachers and supervisors to increase their understanding of the teaching-learning process through collaborative inquiry that can increase classroom effectiveness and student learning. The primary assumption on which this course rests is given a democratic setting; all teachers have the potential for growth and are capable of making appropriate instructional decisions based on relevant classroom data. Teachers are perceived as active constructors of their own knowledge about learning and teaching and supervision is viewed as a collaborative means in creating this knowledge. The emphasis is on multiple methods of collecting objective data during instruction that can be used to make inferences and interpretations regarding the effectiveness of the teaching process.
 
EDLA 653 Curriculum Development 3.00 credits
This course addresses the basic approaches to planning and modifying school curricula and places these in historical, ideological, and political contexts. Topics include the diagnosis of needs, selection and organization of learning experiences, evaluating curricular systems, and the elements of the change process that promote equity and access to learning. Candidates will explore the implications of course concepts at the classroom, school, and district levels.
 
EDLA 662 Leadership and Finance 3.00 credits
This course presents a thorough overview of the economics and financing of education. This course also presents, and prepares participants for using, standard budgeting procedures for managing schools and school systems.
 
EDLA 663 Leadership and Law 3.00 credits
The course is designed for graduate students in education without prior formal training in school law, but who have experience working in schools. Through multiple activities students are expected to be able to identify legal issues which may arise in their jobs in school, be familiar with the legal rules which govern these issues, and be able to make an educated guess about how a court might apply these legal standards to their situation.
 
EDLA 670 Leadership & Change Planning 3.00 credits
This course consists of one module that can be taken in either the fall or spring semesters. The module topic addresses planning for school change. The course is designed for those candidates that already hold a master's degree in the field of education and is primarily developed for those individuals that have a Principal or Program Administrator Certification.
 
EDLA 671 Leadership & Capacity Building 3.00 credits
This course consists of one module that can be taken in either the fall or spring semesters. The module topic addresses Leadership and Building Capacity in others. The course is designed for those candidates that already hold a master's degree in the field of education and is primarily developed for those individuals that have a Principal or Program Administrator Certification.
 
EDLA 672 Ed Ldrshp & Student Success 3.00 credits
This course is designed for candidates that already hold a Masters' degree in the field of education and addresses leading for student success.
 
EDLA 689 Professional Seminar 3.00 credits
This seminar is intended to be a culminating experience in the Master Degree program. During the semester, the candidate works with his/her academic advisor to complete the research and/or position paper. The final paper is presented to a small group of peers in a seminar setting. The time for the seminar is scheduled for five days dependent on the number of students needing to present. Each student has approximately 50 minutes for their presentation. The presentation should be viewed as a discussion time for peer interaction about the topic of the paper, rather than a formal lecture or 'teaching' session.
 
EDLA 690 Directed Readings 1.00 - 3.00 credits
This course is intended to develop candidates' skills for finding, summarizing, and synthesizing academic literature in preparation for writing their capstone project. Candidates will read academic sources (e.g., journal articles or books) about a topic of their choosing and write a literature review according to department and APA guidelines.
 
EDLA 692 Independent Study .00 - 3.00 credits
This is an individualized study designed by the student in consultation with the professor. It requires self-directed learning in a selected area of interest; the professor serves as resource.
 
EDLA 694 Special Project 1.00 - 3.00 credits
This is an individualized and project-based study, which results in a practical application of educational theory. The project or written report of project is submitted to the professor for evaluation.
 
EDLA 695 Professional Experience 1.00 - 3.00 credits
This is a planned series of field experiences in settings related to education, junior colleges, court services, social agencies, etc.
 
EDLA 698 Research and Data Analysis 3.00 credits
The research course continues from the Educational Leadership and Inquiry course and focuses on helping candidates understand and apply methodological, ethical, and writing, and formatting issues related to the research process. The course is designed to prepare the candidates to plan and report on self-selected research projects.
 
EDLA 698A Research Project 3.00 credits
This is a research project for a master's degree.
 
EDLA 698C Research Seminar 1.00 credit
An analysis of basic elements of research proposal design.
 
EDLA 699 Comprehensive Oral Exam .00 credits
 
EDLA 970 Leadership & Change Planning 3.00 credits
This course consists of one module that can be taken in either the Fall or Spring semesters. The module topic addresses planning for school change. The course is designed for those candidates that already hold a Master's Degree in the field of education and is primarily developed for those individuals that have a principal or program administrator certification.
 
EDLA 971 Leadership & Capacity Building 3.00 credits
This course consists of one module that can be taken in either the Fall or Spring semesters. The module topic addresses Leadership and Building Capacity in others. The course is designed for those candidates that already hold a Master's Degree in the field of education and is primarily developed for those individuals that have a principal or program administrator certification.
 
   

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