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

NURS 7910 - ADULT GERONTOLOGY CNS I: ROLE AND COMMON HEALTH PROBLEMS

[5 Credits]
The Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist I course is the first in a series of courses preparing the student for the role of an Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist. The course explores topics related to direct care of adults across the lifespan from adolescence to older adulthood and across the continuum from wellness through professional standards governing advanced practice from the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists and the American Nurses Association. Emphasis is on the patient/client sphere and nurses/nursing practice sphere of influence. Clinical experiences allow students to develop advanced clinical expertise with complex patients within a selected population of adults. Students will develop strategies for diagnosis and management of adult patients across the lifespan with common health problems. Prerequisites: HLSC 6409, HLSC 6410, NURS 6315, NURS 7709