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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR6201

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2009-04-05
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    1568 2008-05-28
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Nursing NR HDC-006201-10000
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Deb Williams x1169 dewillia@health.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    NGR 6201 Primary Care of Adults I

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    PC: Adults I
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    -

    Prerequisites

    NGR 6140, 6121, 6135, 6800, 6080, 6199, 6001C (or NGR 6001)

    Corequisites

    Course Description

    The didactic basis for diagnosing and managing common and acute health conditions of the adult. Students will compile/analyze data and develop/implement a plan of care. Concepts of health promotion/health maintenance are integrated throughout the course.


  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    Provide a preliminary course for Nurse Practitioner concentrations in primary care and a non-practicum course for other concentrations in Nursing Education, Oncology, and Psych/Mental Health.

    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    Required sequence in the primary care concentrations.

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    No

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

    ARNP and Ph.D.


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    At the completion of this course, the student will:

    1. Identify physical findings and aspects of subjective and objective data associated with acute health care problems of adults.

    2. Analyze data to develop a differential diagnosis for common and acute health problems of adults.

    3. Determine appropriate laboratory tests and diagnostic studies for common and acute health care problems.

    4. Develop a plan of care consistent with results of data analysis that includes the physical, psychosocial and culture needs/resources of the patient as well as anticipatory guidance and educational needs

    5. Appropriately determine pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapies for common and acute health problems of the adult.

    6. Apply principles of collaboration with other health care professionals.

    7. Incorporate community resources into a plan of care.

    8. Function within the parameters of the FNP role and legal scope of practice.

    9. Demonstrate the ability to critique research literature appropriate to evidence based practice.

    10. Us pertinent standards of care in diagnosing and treating adults with common and acute health problems

    B. Learning Outcomes

    At the completion of this course, the student will:

    1. Identify physical findings and aspects of subjective and objective data associated with acute health care problems of adults.

    2. Analyze data to develop a differential diagnosis for common and acute health problems of adults.

    3. Determine appropriate laboratory tests and diagnostic studies for common and acute health care problems.

    4. Develop a plan of care consistent with results of data analysis that includes the physical, psychosocial and culture needs/resources of the patient as well as anticipatory guidance and educational needs

    5. Appropriately determine pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapies for common and acute health problems of the adult.

    6. Apply principles of collaboration with other health care professionals.

    7. Incorporate community resources into a plan of care.

    8. Function within the parameters of the FNP role and legal scope of practice.

    9. Demonstrate the ability to critique research literature appropriate to evidence based practice.

    10. Us pertinent standards of care in diagnosing and treating adults with common and acute health problems

    C. Major Topics

    Materials to include epidemiology, risk factors, clinical presentation, appropriate diagnostic testing, preventative strategies, management strategies, pharmacological and non-pharmacologica interventionsl, referral/collaboration and follow up for the following conditions:

    Acute conditions of the eye and ear

    Acute conditions of the respiratory system

    Acute conditions of the cardiac system

    Acute conditions of the neurological system

    Acute conditions of the renal system

    Acute conditions of the integument

    Acute conditions of the endocrine system

    Acute conditions of the gastrointestinal system

    Acute conditions of the genitourinary system

    Acute conditions of the muscloskeletal system

    Acute mental health interventions

    D. Textbooks

    Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, 16th edition, Braunwald et al., Eds., McGraw-Hill (available on-line from HSC Library)

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    H. Attendance Policy

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    J. Program This Course Supports


  5. Course Concurrence Information



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