Advanced Practice in the Care of Older Adults for FNP
NOTE: This course is no longer being offered. This listing is for historical purposes only.
In this course, the students are afforded the opportunity to master knowledge of health care problems in older adults, and to develop the advanced clinical and decision-making skills required. The students apply knowledge and skills of health promotion, disease prevention, assessment, diagnosis, and management of common primary health problems of older adults in a clinical practice setting. The students work under the supervision of qualified preceptors and department of nursing faculty to ensure that students achieve entry-level clinical competency in the nurse practitioner role. The practicum includes a 150-hour precepted clinical experience with qualified preceptors. 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 Development for Advanced Practice or NSG-5045 Professional Role Development for the Nurse Educator; Co-requisite: NSG-6010 Advanced Concepts in the Care of Older Adults. (Fee $400)
- Academic Level:
- Nursing [NSG]
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