Course Information

NSG-6040

The focus of this course is to prepare the advanced practice students with the theoretical, scientific, and technical foundations required in caring for children (infancy through adolescence). Emphasis is placed on health promotion, disease prevention, assessment, diagnosis, and management of common primary health problems of children (infancy through adolescence) in a variety of settings. Growth and development of the healthy newborns, infants, children and adolescents are examined along with stage-appropriate anticipatory health management strategies. Evidence-based management strategies, ethical decision making, and culturally sensitive care are addressed. Prerequisites: NSG-5010 Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology, NSG-5020 Advanced Health/Physical Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning, and NSG-5030 Advanced Pharmacology; NSG-5040 Professional Role in Development for Advanced Practice or NSG-5045 Professional Role Development for the Nurse Educator. Co-requisite: NSG-6045 Advanced Practice in the Care of Children for FNP. (Fee: $100)

Fees:
$100
Credits:
3.0
Academic Level:
Graduate
Department:
Nursing [NS]
Subject:
Nursing [NSG]
Terms Offered:
(Term Legend)
2015FA, 2015SP, 2014FA, 2014SP, 2013G1, 2013SS, 2012G4
Course Offerings by Term
TermSectInstructorMeeting Location/Days/TimeCapUsed
2015FA01Miss Kim HigginbothamHSC 338 LEC R 09:00AM-04:00PM
Dates: 08/17/15-12/11/15
200
2015SP01Miss Kim HigginbothamHSC 226 LEC R 01:00PM-03:50PM
Dates: 01/05/15-05/01/15
206