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

NURS 7922 - PEDIATRIC PRIMARY CARE II: CHRONIC CONDITIONS

[8 Credits]
Pediatric Primary Care II: Chronic Conditions is the second pediatric primary care course in a series of four courses that builds on the scientific foundation of advanced practice nursing. This course focuses on chronic health conditions of infants, children and adolescent clients. Systematic appraisal of physical, social, developmental, family and parenting skills are utilized in clinical management. Health promotion, nutrition and education are emphasized in regard to chronic diseases. Practicum focuses on continued development of 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 and epidemiological approach to patient care management.