|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.