Sep 17, 2019  
Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019 
    
Catalog/Bulletin 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 7923 - PEDIATRIC PRIMARY CARE III: ADOLESCENT, BEHAVIORAL & SOCIAL HEALTH

[8 Credits]
Pediatric Primary Care III: Adolescent, Behavioral & Social Health is the third pediatric primary care course in a series of four courses building upon the scientific foundation of advanced practice nursing. This course focuses on adolescent health and common behavioral and social issues that occur during the adolescent years. 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 approval preceptors. Clinical problems are analyzed and interpreted using an epidemiological approach to patient care management.