Students may elect School of Nursing courses offered by specialties other than the one in which they are enrolled or by other schools or departments within Yale University, with the permission of the course instructor and their specialty coordinator.

School of Nursing Electives for Matriculated and Nonmatriculated Students

The courses listed below are usually open to both matriculated and nonmatriculated students. Elective course offerings may vary from year to year depending upon student interest and faculty availability. See the following chapter for course descriptions.

704a/b/c Master’s Independent Study
733b (REL 977b) Living with Dying

In addition to electives listed above, the following courses are open to degree-seeking students or nonmatriculated students with the permission of the instructor. (See the Bulletin for course descriptions.)

Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Specialty

607b Pathophysiology and Management of Common Adult Clinical Problems I
609a Advanced Diagnostics in Acute Care
615b Principles and Practice of Oncology
803a/b Management of Clinical Problems
807a Pathophysiology and Management of Common Adult Clinical Problems II
817b Professional Practice Issues for Adult Advanced Practice Nurses
819b Health Promotion and Disease Prevention across the Adult Continuum

Family and Midwifery/Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner Specialties

895b Clinical Pharmacology

Doctor of Philosophy Program

901a Research Methods I: Research Designs
911a Science, Scholarship, and Communication of Knowledge I
929b Ethical Conduct of Clinical Research

Graduate Entry Prespecialty in Nursing

501b Issues in Nursing
503 Biomedical Foundations of Health and Disease

509 Introduction to Drug Therapy

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Specialty

633a Health Promotion in Infants and Children
635b Management of Common Pediatric Problems
825a Advanced Practice in Early Care and School Health
833a/b Advanced Management of Pediatric Problems in the Primary Care 
845b Pediatric Pharmacology

Psychiatric–Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Specialty

657a Mental Health Assessment across the Life Span
661b Individual Psychotherapy Treatment Modalities
851a Application of Evidence in Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing
855a Group Psychotherapy Seminar
859b Clinical Psychopharmacology
865b Family Psychotherapy