Sep 19, 2019  
Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019 
    
Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 7912 - ADULT GERONTOLOGY CNS III: ACUTE, CHRONIC, & COMPLEX HEALTH PROBLEMS

[6 Credits]
Adult-Geronotology Clinical Nurse Specialist III course is the third in a series of courses that allows for further development in the role as an Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist. It builds upon Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist courses and core course work. This course emphasizes the roles of leadership and collaboration. Focus is on interprofessional collaboration and communication that facilitates change to improve patient outcomes. Ethical decision making, change theory, and outcome management methods are incorporated. Spheres of influence are the patient/client, nurses and nursing practice, and organization/system. Clinical experiences allow students to analyze processes and outcomes on the aggregate and individual level. Students will develop strategies for diagnosis and management of adult patients across the lifespan with acute, chronic, and complex health problems.