Jun 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

NURSNG 639 - Primary Care of Adults

3 Credit(s) | Lecture | Graded
Not repeatable for credit

This course provides the knowledge related to the assessment and management of patients with acute and chronic health care problems encountered by nurse practitioners in family practice and adult/gerontological primary care settings. Students analyze the direct and indirect components of the nurse practitioner role related to primary health care. Application of evidence based guidelines and research are used to support diagnostic, therapeutic, and pharmacological regimens. Continued emphasis is placed on the application of culturally sensitive nursing care to a diverse population, where diversity includes age, gender, race, ethnicity, culture, religion, sexual orientation, abilities, and socioeconomic status.

Enrollment Requirements:
Pre-requisite: Matriculated student in Graduate College of Nursing, NURSNG 640