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NUR 449 - Women's Health Care for Primary Care Generalists

3 credits ( 1 didactic credit / 2 clinical credits )

112 field immersion hours
Completion of at least the first clinical course of the student's primary care clinical sequence is prerequisite to this course.


This course is designed to prepare primary care students for advanced practice in the reproductive health care of women. The course focuses on the management of the most commonly encountered obstetric and gynecologic health care needs for the healthy woman throughout her adolescent and adult years, with the explicit understanding that the woman is an active partner in her own care. The course emphasizes consideration of each woman's health within the unique context of her physical, interpersonal and sociocultural environments and encourages analysis of resources and deficits for health from both the individual and health systems perspective. Critical synthesis of research for application to practice is stressed.


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