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NURS 6237 : Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner 3: Complex and Chronic Disease Mgt Adolesc/Elderly
Mon, 23 May 2016 18:26:05 GMT
Fri, 22 Apr 2016 13:54:27 GMT
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AGACNP-MSN: Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
AGACNP-MSNDNP: Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
AGACNP-PMC: Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
School of Nursing
Long Course Title
Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner 3: Complex and Chronic Disease Mgt Adolesc/Elderly
Short Course Title
AGACNP III: Chronic Dis Adult
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NURS 6235 and NURS 6236
prior completion of NURS 6220, NURS 6234 and NURS 6222
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The third clinical practicum course for adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner students. The scientific underpinnings and the practical management of complex acute and chronic conditions across a spectrum of care delivery situations from subacute rehabilitation, to urgent care, emergency department, hospital-based care, and critical care; the scope of practice of the AGACNP is not setting specific; rather, it is based on the needs of patients. Special issues for adolescents and the frail elderly and evaluation of care for adolescents, adults, and the elderly.
At the completion of this course the student will be able to: 1. Perform comprehensive health assessments tailored to the needs of complex acutely and chronically ill patients utilizing critical thinking and advanced physical examination and history-taking skills that incorporate data provided via technology when appropriate. Assessments reflect developmental, functional, cultural and mental health considerations. 2. Evaluate, diagnose and manage complex acute and chronic conditions incorporating the principles of epidemiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, health promotion/disease prevention, and cultural competency. 3. Interpret hemodynamic, respiratory, laboratory, and diagnostic testing data to assess and manage complex acute and chronic conditions. 4. Synthesize collected data to formulate and evaluate a plan of care to address complex acute, critical, and chronic physical and mental health needs. 5. Apply evidence from research studies and clinical guidelines to the assessment and management of patients with complex acute and chronic conditions. 6. Evaluate the care provided in a variety of settings across the continuum of care. 7. Discuss methods of practice improvement incorporating interprofessional teams.
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