Courses

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HPD NURNP 2518 3 Family Theory for NPS: Principles, Implications, and Application Across the Life Span

This theory course is concerned with the exploration and application of the various family health theories with respect to NP practice. Focus is on the definition and development of the family, types of families, family assessment and care of the family with application of family health theories. Examination and analysis of cultural diversity within families, health care policies, and end-of-life issues are included. Ethical issues with regard to the care of the family are also addressed.

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HPD NURNP 2518D 3 Family Theory for NPS: Principles, Implications, and Application Across the Life Span

This theory distance education (synchronous) course is concerned with the exploration and application of the various family health theories with respect to NP practice. Focus is on the definition and development of the family, types of families, family assessment and care of the family with application of family health theories. Examination and analysis of cultural diversity within families, health care policies, and end-of-life issues are included. Ethical issues with regard to the care of the family are also addressed.

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HPD NURNP 2520 2 Management Pediatric Health Theory

This theory course taught concurrently with NURNP 2521: mgt. pediatric health clinical deals with the management of health concerns and problems occurring in the pediatric age group (birth to 18 years). Focus is on selected theories and principles from the physical and behavioral sciences central to assisting children and their families in solving acute and chronic health problems commonly encountered in the primary health care setting. Physiologic & developmental variation is emphasized as well as the cultural, ethical and environmental context. This course encompasses lectures and readings on state-of-the art practice and current research that provides the evidence base for practice.

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HPD NURNP 2520D 2 Mgt: Pediatric Health Theory

This  distance education (synchronous) theory course taught concurrently with NURNP 2521: Mgt.: Pediatric Health Cinical deals with the management of health concerns and problems occurring in the pediatric age group (birth to 18 years). Focus is on selected theories and principles from the physical and behavioral sciences central to assisting children and their families in solving acute and chronic health problems commonly encountered in the primary health care setting. Physiologic & developmental variation is emphasized as well as the cultural, ethical and environmental context. This course encompasses lectures and readings on state-of-the art practice and current research that provides the evidence base for practice.

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HPD NURNP 2521 2 Management Pediatric Health Clinical

This clinical course focuses on the management of health issues occurring in the pediatric age group (birth to 21 years) with application of principles from the physical and behavioral sciences. Physiologic and developmental variations are emphasized as well as the cultural, ethical, and environmental context. Clinical experiences focus on diagnosis and management of acute and chronic health problems in children using a family-centered approach. Health promotion, anticipatory guidance, health risk assessment, well child care, and community collaboration are incorporated. Clinical experiences focus on diagnosis and management of acute and chronic health problems in children using a family-centered approach. Health promotion, anticipatory guidance, health risk assessment, well child care, and community collaboration are incorporated.

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HPD NURNP 2521D 2 Management: Pediatric Health Clinical

This clinical  distance education (synchronous) course focuses on the management of health issues occurring in the pediatric age group (birth to 21 years) with application of principles from the physical and behavioral sciences. Physiologic and developmental variations are emphasized as well as the cultural, ethical, and environmental context. Clinical experiences focus on diagnosis and management of acute and chronic health problems in children using a family-centered approach. Health promotion, anticipatory guidance, health risk assessment, well child care, and community collaboration are incorporated. Clinical experiences focus on diagnosis and management of acute and chronic health problems in children using a family-centered approach. Health promotion, anticipatory guidance, health risk assessment, well child care, and community collaboration are incorporated.

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HPD NURNP 2523 2 Management Women's Health 1

This course focuses on the health care of women. Emphasis is on selected theories, principles and techniques from the physical and behavioral sciences central to the assessment of women, womens issues, health promotion for women, and diagnosing and managing common gynecologic needs and problems.

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HPD NURNP 2523D 2 Management: Women'S Health 1

This distance education (synchronous) course focuses on the health care of women. Emphasis is on selected theories, principles and techniques from the physical and behavioral sciences central to the assessment of women, women's issues, health promotion for women, and diagnosing and managing common gynecologic needs and problems.

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HPD NURNP 2526 2 Management Geriatric Health

This theory course explores the evidence base for the evaluation, diagnosis and management of problems commonly encountered in the geriatric population. Emphasis is on the aging process, health promotion, and the diagnosis and management of common health problems of older adults in primary care settings.

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HPD NURNP 2526D 2 Management: Geriatric Health

This distance education (synchronous) theory course explores the evidence base for the evaluation, diagnosis and management of problems commonly encountered in the geriatric population. Emphasis is on the aging process, health promotion, and the diagnosis and management of common health problems of older adults in primary care settings.

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HPD NURNP 2527 3 Advanced Management: Complex Geriatric Health Issues

The focus of this theory course is on advanced concepts related to current and complex geriatric management issues. The course builds on the foundation of geriatric care management presented in NURNP 2526. Utilization of health care resources, health care policies, and end-of-life care and caregiver issues will be presented. Primary care is the emphasis but the concepts will be applied across the continuum of care.

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HPD NURNP 2527D 3 Advanced Management: Complex Geriatric Health Issues

The focus of this distance education (synchronous) course is on advanced concepts related to current and complex geriatric management issues. The course builds on the foundation of geriatric care management presented in NURNP 2526. Utilization of health care resources, health care policies, and end-of-life care and caregiver issues will be presented. Primary care is the emphasis but the concepts will be applied across the continuum of care.

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HPD NURNP 2528 1 Seminar in Geriatric Care

This course will focus on the role of the intra-professional team in regard to geriatric syndromes, current research, pharmaceuticals, and timely geriatric issues related to health care delivery.

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HPD NURNP 2529 1-3 Gerontology Clinical Practicum

This clinical course is designed for students to gain experience in the assessment, diagnosis and management of older adults in a variety of settings.. The application of evidence based protocols will be included in the prevention, early diagnosis and management of geriatric syndromes. An inter-disciplinary team approach will be emphasized.

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HPD NURNP 2540 3 Pediatric Well Child Care

This course provides students with an introduction to primary health care for children, where theories and concepts pertinent to the delivery of health care to well children and adolescents are explored. Emphasis is placed on anticipatory guidance as well as the identification and management of developmental and behavioral issues in children. Child development theories and issues will be explored.

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