September 2021 Graduate Catalog 
    Jun 18, 2024  
September 2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NU 661 - Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner I

The focus of this clinical course is introducing theoretical knowledge, evidence-based guidelines and contemporary practice in the assessment and management of health and disease states across the adult lifespan 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 adult and geriatric population. Health risk identification, health promotion, health maintenance, and treatment alternatives are examined. The clinical experience is through a direct patient care setting with an emphasis on adults across the lifespan. Semester Credit Hours: 4 Contact Hours: 30/00/90/120 Prerequisite: NU 611 Clinical Decision-Making    Corequisite: NU 641 Women’s Health for the Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner