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Course Information


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)

Academic Level:
Nursing [NS]
Nursing [NSG]
Terms Offered:
(Term Legend)
2012G4, 2013SS, 2013G1, 2014SP, 2015SP, 2014FA, 2015FA, 2016SP, 2016FA

Past Course Revisions