September 2021 Graduate Catalog 
    Jun 10, 2023  
September 2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NU 667 - Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner I

The focus of this course is introducing theoretical knowledge, evidence-based guidelines, and clinical foundation in the assessment and management of acute and chronic health states specific to adults across the lifespan in the acute care settings. Students will utilize evidence-based guidelines, clinical judgement, diagnostic reasoning in the development of differentials diagnoses while implementing a safe treatment plan that improves quality outcomes for patients. The clinical experience is in the direct patient care setting with an emphasis on acute care. Semester Credit Hours: 5.00 Contact Hours: 30/0/135/165 Prerequisites: NU 664 Clinical Decision-Making for the AGACNP   Corequisites: None.