September 2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Feb 20, 2024  
September 2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NU 662 - Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner II

This course focuses on the building of theoretical knowledge, evidence-based guidelines and contemporary practice in the assessment and management of health and disease states with an emphasis on the older adult (65 and older) in the primary care settings. Personal, family, cultural, community, and societal influences are analyzed for their impact on the physical and emotional health of the geriatric. Concepts of care, health maintenance, and treatment alternatives are examined. The clinical experience is through a direct patient care setting with a focus on the older adult. Semester Credit Hours: 4.00 Contact Hours: 30/00/90/120 Prerequisite: NU 661 Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner I   Corequisite: NU 641 Women’s Health for the Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner