May 2023 Graduate Catalog 
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May 2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NU 644 - Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner II

This course focuses on the further development of theoretical knowledge, evidence-based guidelines, and contemporary practice in the assessment, diagnosis, prevention, and management of common acute illnesses and chronic conditions in the pediatric population from birth through adolescence (0-21 years). Building upon the concepts of previous Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) courses, emphasis is on the provision of health care services to promote and support optimal health of children within the context of their family, community, and environmental settings. The clinical experience is through direct provision of pediatric primary care in a variety of health care settings. Semester Credit Hours: 4.00 Contact Hours: 30/0/90/120 Prerequisites: NU 632 Healthcare of Infants, Children and Adolescents . Corequisites: NU 643 Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner I .