Courses

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HPD NURNP 2545 2 Management Common Pediatric Problems Clinical

The purpose of this course is to provide students with clinical experiences that give them opportunities to identify, diagnose, and manage newborns, children, and adolescents with common health problems in primary health care settings.

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HPD NURNP 2546 2 Management Adolescent Health Care Theory

The purpose of this course is to provide the student with an opportunity to learn about adolescent health care from a developmental and theoretical perspective. Emphasis is placed on the identification, assessment and management of health problems common to adolescents in primary care settings utilizing knowledge of adolescent developmental principles.

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HPD NURNP 2546D 2 Mgt: Adolescent Health Theory

The purpose of this distance education (synchronous) course is to provide the student with an opportunity to learn about adolescent health care from a developmental and theoretical perspective. Emphasis is placed on the identification, assessment and management of health problems common to adolescents in primary care settings utilizing knowledge of adolescent developmental principles.

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HPD NURNP 2549 2 Management Advanced Pediatric Theory

The purpose of this course is to provide the student with an advanced study of children with primary, complex, and chronic health conditions and disabilities. Emphasis is placed on the identification, assessment, and management of chronic pediatric problems, neurodevelopmental disabilities, and behavioral issues. The influence that these conditions have on children and their families is also integrated. Emphasis is placed on understanding the physiologic rationale for treatment measures as well as the provision of physical and psychological care to children and families.

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HPD NURNP 2550 3 Management Advanced Pediatric Clinical

The purpose of this clinical course is to provide students with an opportunity to provide comprehensive primary health care services to children with primary health care needs, developmental concerns, complex and chronic health problems. Concepts and content from NURNP 2549 will be applied in clinical practice.

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HPD NURNP 2561 1-3 Independent Study

Allows the student the opportunity to acquire knowledge and skill through independent experiences involving little or no formal interaction between the student and instructor. Typically selected when no formal course is available that meets the student's individual learning needs.

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HPD NURNP 2570 2 Comprehensive Neonatal Assessment Theory

This course addresses the complete neonatal assessment process. It includes a genetics overview, perinatal and neonatal physiology, neonatal pharmacology, common neonatal diagnostic and laboratory testing and invasive procedures. The comprehensive neonatal assessment, including prenatal through neonatal history and neonatal physical examination is reviewed. Family function, dynamics, crisis theory and the grieving process are also examined.

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HPD NURNP 2571 4 General Management of the Sick Neonate - Theory

This theory course builds on the neonatal assessment theory course and assists the students in developing the neonatal assessment skills necessary to function in the role of the NNP in the neonatal intensive care nursery (NICU), particularly in emergency situations. It focuses on the knowledge necessary to resuscitate and stabilize a sick newborn. In addition, the course discusses the physiology of pain and pain management. The course is taught with an accompanying clinical course.

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HPD NURNP 2572 5 General Assessment And Management Of The Sick Neonate - Clinical

This clinical course builds on the physical diagnosis and the neonatal assessment and general management courses. The students master the neonatal assessment skills necessary to function in the role of the nnp in the neonatal intensive care nursery (nicu). The students will obtain and evaluate a complete neonatal patient database, including conducting a history and physical examination. The students will also learn stabilization and resuscitation in the delivery room and during transport. In addition, the course affords the students the opportunity to perform neonatal therapeutic and diagnostic procedures in the clinical setting.

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HPD NURNP 2573 4 Neonatal Disease Process 1 - Theory

Clinical management of neonatal (preterm and term infants in the neonatal intensive care unit) patients requires a broad knowledge base. This theory course will provide a thorough understanding of the embryology, physiology, pathophysiology and management of common neonatal disease processes. This is the first in a series of 2 consecutive courses and will focus on the cardiovascular, pulmonary, gastrointestinal/nutrition, renal/genitourinary and hematologic systems as well as fluids and electrolytes.

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HPD NURNP 2574 4 Neonatal Disease Process 2 - Theory

Clinical management of neonatal (preterm and term infants in the neonatal intensive care unit) patients requires a broad knowledge base. This theory course will provide a thorough understanding of the embryology, physiology, pathophysiology and management of common neonatal disease processes. This is the second in a series of 2 consecutive courses and will focus on the endocrine & metabolic, immune, neurobehavioral, musculoskeletal, eyes/ears/nose/throat and dermatologic systems. It also includes discharge planning and follow-up care for the high-risk neonate.

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HPD NURNP 2582 2 Management Adult Acute Chronic 2 Women's Health Nurse Practitioner

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 nursing process as they provide primary health care services to adults with primary health care needs and problems. Students learn to plan, implement and evaluate therapeutic regiments for patients with acute and chronic illnesses commonly encountered in primary health care settings.

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HPD NURNP 2588 2 Management Adult Acute Chronic 2 Clinical Women's Health Nurse Practitioner

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 nursing process as they provide primary health care services to adults with 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 NUR 2680 3 Introduction to Genetics and Molecular Therapeutics

This introductory course focuses on the fundamentals of human and molecular genetics. It is designed to give students a basic understanding of genetic concepts and molecular techniques so that this knowledge can be applied to current and future genetic diagnoses and therapies encountered in nursing.

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HPD NUR 2680D 3 Introduction to Genetics and Molecular Theraputics

This introductory distance education (synchronous) course focuses on the fundamentals of human and molecular genetics. It is designed to give students a basic understanding of genetic concepts and molecular techniques so that this knowledge can be applied to current and future genetic diagnoses and therapies encountered in nursing.

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