May 18, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

NURS 527 - Advanced Practice Nursing in Primary Care Adolescents, Adults and Older Patients II: Clinical

4.00 credit hours
This clinical practicum course is a continuation of NURS 525  which prepares advanced nurse practitioners to deliver health care for adolescents, adults and older adults in the primary care and specialized settings. Continues to focus on a holistic approach to health care from adolescents through older adult patient populations, incorporating principles of well child care, health promotion and disease prevention, including concepts of growth and development, screening procedures and laboratory testing. Emphasizes advanced pathophysiology, assessment and diagnostic strategies specific to acute and chronic health problems in adolescents, adults and older adults. Stresses clinical interventions to enhance, maintain and restore health in context of family and community environments. Develops skills for collaboration with multidisciplinary teams and effective utilization of community resource. This course requires 224 clock-hours of practicum providing primary care for adolescents, adults and older adults. Practicum preceptors will be approved.

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