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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR6639

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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    1574 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 6639 Primary Care of Women

    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
    5 O - Other R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Primary Care of Women
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    -

    Prerequisites

    NGR 6001, 6080, 6140 , 6199, 6121, 6135, 6800, Primary Care of Adult I & II OR Primary Care of Children I & II

    Corequisites

    Course Description

    Management of common episodic and chronic health problems in women with critical analysis to form the foundation for advanced practice intervention and health promotion. Clinical experience focuses on application of the knowledge gained in the didactic.


  3. Justification

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

    Combining clinical and didactic courses is necessary in order to ensure transfer of learned material from the classroom into clinical application. Combining clinical and didactic courses into one course will allow more efficient and accurate evaluation of

    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 curriculum.

    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

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

    1. Determine the health status, risk profile, health maintenance and health promotional needs for women in relation to lifestyle, family, occupation and current social environment.

    2. Identify risk factors and behaviors associated with common health problems and disorders of women.

    3. Assess and diagnosis of common health problems among women.

    4. Develop evidence based advanced practice interventions, pharmacological regimens, management protocols, teaching in conjunction with the patient and collaborative health care team.

    5. Demonstrate knowledge of the advanced practice role through the collaboration and referral of patients/clients with health problems which exceed scope of advanced nursing practice.

    6. Analyze the care of the patient/client with respect to management outcomes, cost-effectiveness, cultural sensitivity, and available resources.

    B. Learning Outcomes

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

    1. Determine the health status, risk profile, health maintenance and health promotional needs for women in relation to lifestyle, family, occupation and current social environment.

    2. Identify risk factors and behaviors associated with common health problems and disorders of women.

    3. Assess and diagnosis of common health problems among women.

    4. Develop evidence based advanced practice interventions, pharmacological regimens, management protocols, teaching in conjunction with the patient and collaborative health care team.

    5. Demonstrate knowledge of the advanced practice role through the collaboration and referral of patients/clients with health problems which exceed scope of advanced nursing practice.

    6. Analyze the care of the patient/client with respect to management outcomes, cost-effectiveness, cultural sensitivity, and available resources.

    C. Major Topics

    Topical Outline:

    Normal menstrual patterns and abnormal variations

    Pediatric gyn examination and special concerns

    Contraception

    STDs

    Prepregnancy counciling

    Pregnancy diagnosis and management of normal pregnancy

    Breast health

    Menopause

    Benign reproductive conditions

    Infertility

    Female health screenings and their interpretations

    Social issues relevant to female health

    D. Textbooks

    Schuiling, K. and Likis, F. (2006). Women’s Gynecologic Health. Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett

    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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