Graduate Course Catalog 2007-2009

COURSE: 30-610 ANP Management I: Community/Primary Care (3)
This course is first in a series of didactic courses addressing core nurse practitioner competencies in the care of adolescents and adults. Utilization of research and principles of evidence-based practice are foundational. Emphasis is placed on the person within the context of the community relative to health promotion, health protection, disease prevention and management. This course enables the student to explore theories and models in development of age, gender, and ethnically appropriate health promotion and disease prevention programs. Critical thinking, diagnostic and interventional reasoning processes are addressed for select episodic and chronic illnesses in primary care. Legal and business aspects of nurse practitioner practice are illustrated through case examples. Prerequisite: Departmental permission; MSN core courses; 30-601; 30-602; 30-603; 30-604.