Courses

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HPD NUR 2031 3 The Diagnostic Physical Exam Across the Life Span

This didactic course focuses on health assessment and the use of the diagnostic history and physical examination to formulate a differential diagnosis in both pediatric and adult patients. Concentration is on selected theories, principles and techniques from the physical and behavioral sciences essential to obtaining a complete health history and performing methodical physical examination on patients across the life span.

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HPD NUR 2032 2 Differential Diagnosis Clinical

This clinical course builds upon the diagnostic process that is introduced in NUR 2031 and expanded upon in NUR 2033. Using a problem based approach; students will use the information on the diagnostic process that is taught in NUR 2033 and apply it to the clinical setting. Differential diagnoses will be formulated based on the accurate and thorough health history and physical exam conducted on patients across the lifespan. Students will learn the process of verbally presenting patient cases, formulating differential diagnoses, formulating patient problem lists, and identifying stressors to health.

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HPD NUR 2032D 2 Differential Diagnosis Clinical

This clinical distance education (synchronous) course builds upon the diagnostic process that is introduced in NUR 2031 and expanded upon in NUR 2033. Using a problem based approach; students will use the information on the diagnostic process that is taught in NUR 2033 and apply it to the clinical setting. Differential diagnoses will be formulated based on the accurate and thorough health history and physical exam conducted on patients across the lifespan. Students will learn the process of verbally presenting patient cases, formulating differential diagnoses, formulating patient problem lists, and identifying stressors to health.

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HPD NUR 2033D 2 Differential Diagnosis Theory Across the Life Span

This didactic distance education (synchronous) course builds upon the diagnostic process introduced in NUR 2031. Using a problem-based approach to symptoms, students will be introduced to the diagnostic framework, algorithms, and terminology that will allow them to move from symptom to diagnosis. Evidence-based diagnosis will focus on the accuracy of the health history and sensitivity of the physical exam, laboratory studies and tests to rule in" or "rule out" specific diseases. Students will learn the importance of formulating clinical impressions that lead to hypothesis testing in the care of patients across the life span."

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HPD NUR 2043 2 Foundations of Personalized Health: Translation from Basic Research to Clinical Practice

This course is designed to provide the undergraduate nursing student with a Foundation in Personalized Health Care and to introduce students to many facets of this emerging field.  Emphasis will be placed on exploring 1.) nursing implications of personalized and precision health care, 2.) ethical issues of importance to the field of nursing, 3.) next generation methods to tailor precise and personalized treatments, and 4.) evidence-based interventions in personalized health care.  Students will immerse themselves in the clinical settings and research areas related to personalized health care.  Students will explore the implementations of personalized health care, a predictive, preventive, and patient-centered approach treatment.

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HPD NUR 2078 3 Clinical Diagnostics

This course emphasizes performing and/or interpreting cost effective office-based laboratory and selected diagnostic tests in problem-based cases. The course is designed for nurse practitioners who may practice where on-site laboratory and diagnostic services may not be available. Included are ekg and x-ray interpretation and performing and interpreting selected laboratory tests. Suturing, casting, splinting workshops and wound care techniques are also included.

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HPD NUR 2079 1-3 Children With Disabilities: An Interdisciplinary Clinical Practicum

Provides graduate students from nursing, medicine, public health, social work, education, early intervention and health and rehabilitation sciences with an opportunity to work as part of the university community leaders for individuals with disabilities (UCLID) center intensive leadership training clinical program. The UCLID program implements an interdisciplinary family-centered, culturally sensitive, community-connected model of care to children with disabilities and to their families. The model demonstrates innovative clinical services/educational methods for teaching about disabilities.

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HPD NUR 2089 2 Children With Disabilities: An Interdisciplinary Clinical Practicum 2

Course provides an interdisciplinary clinical training experience to graduate students from nursing, medicine, public health, psychology, social work, education, early intervention, nutrition, physical therapy, speech/language pathology, occupational therapy, and audiology. Students have the opportunity to learn about the impact of disabilities on children, families, schools, communities, and society thru clinical activities as part of the university, community leaders for individuals with disabilities (UCLID) center's leadership training program.

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HPD NURNP 2104D 3 Management of Complex Health Problems of the Acutely And Critically Ill Adult

This course is designed to develop a theoretical foundation for advanced nursing care of the acutely and critically ill adult-gerontology patient. Through didactic information, laboratory experience, and course assignments, students develop the knowledge base and psychomotor skills central to planning, implementing and evaluating health care for adult-gerontology patients with complex health problems that are commonly seen across the continuum of acute care delivery systems. Health maintenance, health promotion, disease prevention and health protection appropriate to this patient population will also be emphasized.

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HPD NURNP 2505 3-4 Management Adult Acute/Chronic 1 Clinical

This practicum is focused on the management of primary health care needs. Students are precepted in an ambulatory health care setting and carry out the diagnostic process as they provide primary health care services to adults with chronic primary health care needs and problems. Students learn to plan, implement and evaluate therapeutic regimens for patients with acute and chronic illnesses commonly encountered in primary health care settings.

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HPD NURNP 2505D 3-4 Management: Adult Acute/Chronic Clinical 1

This distance education (synchronous)  practicum is focused on the management of primary health care needs. Students are precepted in an ambulatory health care setting and carry out the diagnostic process as they provide primary health care services to adults with chronic primary health care needs and problems. Students learn to plan, implement and evaluate therapeutic regimens for patients with acute and chronic illnesses commonly encountered in primary health care settings.

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HPD NURNP 2510 1-9 Master's Thesis

Individual instruction provides guidance in the preparation of a scholarly written report. This report synthesizes the components of a research project; review of literature, methodology, presentation, and discussion of findings, application of appropriate statistical measures, and conclusion.

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HPD NURNP 2515 4 Mgt Adult Acute/Chronic Theory

This theory course is concerned with management of primary health care needs. Focus is on selected theories and principles from the physical, medical, nursing, and behavioral sciences central to planning, implementing, and evaluating regimes for patients with acute and chronic illnesses commonly encountered in primary health care settings.

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HPD NURNP 2515D 4 Management: Adult Acute/Chronic Theory

This theory distance education (synchronous) course is concerned with management of primary health care needs. Focus is on selected theories and principles from the physical, medical, nursing, and behavioral sciences central to planning, implementing, and evaluating regimes for patients with acute and chronic illnesses commonly encountered in primary health care settings.

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HPD NURNP 2517 1 Management Adult Acute/Chronic 2 Clinical

This practicum is concerned with diagnosis and management of primary health care needs and problems. Students are assigned to an ambulatory health care setting and carry out the diagnostic process as they provide primary health care services to adults with chronic primary health care needs and problems. Students learn to plan, implement and evaluate therapeutic regimens for patients with acute and chronic illnesses commonly encountered in primary health care settings.

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