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Viewing: NURS 6250 : Family Nurse Practitioner I for Nurse Practitioners: Adult Primary Care Diagnosis Management

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Family Nurse Practitioner I for Nurse Practitioners: Adult Primary Care Diagnosis Management
FNP I Adult PC Diagnosis-Mgmt
Summer 2017
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NURS 6222
NURS 6227 - Family Nurse Practitioner Clinical Practicum


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First theory course for family nurse practitioner students who are nationally certified in another APRN population. Focus is on prevention, screening, and the diagnosis and management of acute and chronic health problems across the lifespan. Corequisite: NURS 6227.
1. Describe the role of the nurse practitioner within a family based scope of practice and be able to apply concepts of family theory and professionalism as set forth by national organizations.
2. Incorporate the principles of epidemiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology and health promotion/disease prevention when diagnosing and managing patients across the lifespan.
3. Discuss comprehensive health examinations by utilizing problem-oriented data collection and risk assessment principles for the purposes of diagnosing current conditions, identifying co-morbidities and putting preventative practices into place in patients across the lifespan.
4. Discuss the evaluation and implementation of educational and/or health promotion/preventive strategies based on information gathered during the history and physical exam, considering cultural, socio-economic, psychosocial and developmental needs.
5. Discuss the assessment, diagnosis and management of common primary care problems across the lifespan clinical practice guidelines.
6. Discuss collaboration and how to arrange for appropriate consultations/referrals to other healthcare specialties as necessary to promote quality patient care.
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