Sep 16, 2019  
Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019 
    
Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 7921 - PEDIATRIC PRIMARY CARE I: EPISODIC CONDITIONS

[8 Credits]
Pediatric Primary Care I: Episodic conditions is the first pediatric primary care course in a series of four courses that builds on the scientific foundation of advanced practice nursing. This course focuses on common episodic health problems of pediatric patients from birth to young adulthood. Systematic appraisal of physical, social, developmental, family and parenting skills are utilized in clinical management. Health promotion, nutrition and education are emphasized. Practicum focuses on developing clinical competency in the role and scope of advanced pediatric nursing practice under the guidance of program faculty and direct supervision by approved preceptors. Clinical problems are analyzed and interpreted using an epidemiological approach to pediatric patient care management.