Graduate Course Catalog 2007-2009

COURSE: 30-614 ANP Management III: Special Populations (3)
This course is third 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. Critical thinking, diagnostic and interventional reasoning processes are addressed for select complex, multi-system illnesses in primary care. Special emphasis is placed on the unique needs of special populations, including various ethnicities, the disadvantaged, adolescents, women, and the elderly. Legal and business aspects of nurse practitioner practice are illustrated through case examples. Prerequisite: Departmental permission; 30-612; 30-613.