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Viewing: NURS 6251 : Family Nurse Practitioner II for Nurse Practitioners: Lifespan Primary Care Diagnosis Management

Last approved: Thu, 13 Apr 2017 16:05:16 GMT

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Family Nurse Practitioner II for Nurse Practitioners: Lifespan Primary Care Diagnosis Management
FNP II Lifespan PC Diag Mgmt
Fall 2017
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NURS 6250
NURS 6227 - Family Nurse Practitioner Clinical Practicum


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Second theory course for family nurse practitioner students nationally certified in another APRN population; prevention, screening, and the diagnosis and management of acute and chronic health problems across the lifespan. Corequisite: NURS 6227.
1. Perform comprehensive health assessments by using problem -oriented data collection, advanced history taking and communication skills, and advanced physical examination skills which include developmental screening, mental health assessment and functional status.
2. Evaluate the need for and plan educational and/or health promotion and preventive strategies based on information gathered during history and physical exam and addressing cultural, socio-economic, developmental, and educational considerations.
3. Assess, diagnose and plan treatment for common primary care problems using the skills of clinical decision-making, and incorporating health science knowledge and skills.
4. Diagnose and manage care for the family unit as a whole and as a member of a specific community with consideration for cultural diversity and health beliefs.
5. Evaluate the need for diagnostic and laboratory studies and order appropriate diagnostic studies for the patient and family.
6. Interpret lab/diagnostic studies to assess/manage common primary health care problems.
7. Institute therapeutic regimens for common primary health care problems seen in family members of all ages.
8. Adopt the role of a family nurse practitioner, applying concepts of professionalism as described by professional nursing organizations.
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