January 2018 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Aug 04, 2020  
January 2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NU 632 - Healthcare of Infants, Children and Adolescents

The focus of this clinical course is on synthesizing theoretical knowledge, evidence-based guidelines and contemporary practices in assessment and management of health and disease states in the pediatric population from birth through adolescence. The context of family-centered care in relation to individual child growth and development, safety, and cultural practices is explored. Health risk identification, health promotion, health maintenance, and treatment alternatives are applied to individuals, families, and populations. 4.00 semester credit hours Contact Hours: 150.00 Prerequisites: NU 500 - Theoretical Foundations for Nursing , NU 560 - Research Methods and Evidence-Based Practice , NU 609 - Advanced Health Assessment , NU 621 - Advanced Pathophysiology , and NU 633 Management of Pharmacotherapeutics in Advanced Practice . Corequisite: None.