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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR6301

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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
    1573 2008-05-27
     
    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 6301 Primary Care of Children & Adolescents 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: Children & Adolsecents I
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    -

    Prerequisites

    NGR 6121, 6135, 6800, 6080, 6140, 6199

    Corequisites

    NGR 6001C (or previous course, 6001)

    Course Description

    Focus is on primary care of children and adolescents with common acute and behavioral problems. Clinical management, available resources for patients, and the impact of illness on families are highlighted.


  3. Justification

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

    Provide a preliminary course for Nurse Practitiner concentrations in Pediatrics and a non-practicum course for other concentrations in Nursing Education, Oncology, 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 in Pediatric concentration and an primary care option for Nursing Education, Oncology, and Psych/Mental Health 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

    Course Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course the students will be able to:

    1. Counsel families on health promotion, risk assessment, and health maintenance.

    2. Identify physical findings and aspects of subjective and objective data associated with acute health care problems of children and adolescents.

    3. Compile and analyze data to develop a differential diagnosis for common and acute health problems of children and adolescents.

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

    5. Develop a regimen 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.

    6. Describe appropriate pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapy for common and acute health problems of the child and adolescent,

    7. Apply principles of collaboration with other health care

    8. Incorporate community resources into the plan of care.

    9. Function within the parameters of the advanced practice role and legal scope of practice.

    10. Demonstrate the ability to critique research literature.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    Course Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course the students will be able to:

    1. Counsel families on health promotion, risk assessment, and health maintenance.

    2. Identify physical findings and aspects of subjective and objective data associated with acute health care problems of children and adolescents.

    3. Compile and analyze data to develop a differential diagnosis for common and acute health problems of children and adolescents.

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

    5. Develop a regimen 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.

    6. Describe appropriate pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapy for common and acute health problems of the child and adolescent,

    7. Apply principles of collaboration with other health care

    8. Incorporate community resources into the plan of care.

    9. Function within the parameters of the advanced practice role and legal scope of practice.

    10. Demonstrate the ability to critique research literature.

    C. Major Topics

    Topical Outline:

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

    Prematurity

    Behavioral issues

    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

    Required Text:

    Burns, C.E, Brady, M.A., Dunn, A.M, Starr, N.B. (2007). Pediatric primary care: A handbook for nurse practitioners. (4rd Ed.), Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders.

    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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