NUR 411 - Evaluation and Management of Adult Lifespan Patients

8 credits

  • Masters - Nurse Practitioner Program - Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner - 8.0 credits ( 4.0 didactic hours / 4.0 clinical hours )
  • Masters - Nurse Practitioner Program - Family Nurse Practitioner - 6.0 credits ( 4.0 didactic hours / 2.0 clinical hours )
  • Masters - Nurse Practitioner Program - Adult Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner - 8.0 credits ( 4.0 didactic hours / 4.0 clinical hours )
224 clinical hours
Prerequisite:
NUR 410

Description:

This course focuses on promoting students’ critical thinking and decision making as they gain skills in evaluating and managing common health complaints in patients across the adult-older adult lifespan, which includes older adolescents, young adults, middle-aged adults, older adults, and frail elders. Students have the opportunity to integrate advanced assessment concepts as they apply biopsychosocial and pharmacological concepts to formulate differential diagnoses and management plans for various patient populations. Coursework focuses on developing the advanced practice role within the context of a comprehensive and interprofessional approach to patient care.

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