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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR6202

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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
    1576 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 6202 Primary Care of Adults II

    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
    6 O - Other R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Primary Care of Adults II
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    -

    Prerequisites

    NGR 6001, 6121, 6800, 6140, 6199, 6135, 6080, 6207

    Corequisites

    Course Description

    Didactic basis and practical experience for diagnosing and managing chronic health problems of the adult; emphasis on compiling and analyzing data, developing and implementing a plan; integrating health promotion and maintenance throughout course.


  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 course in the concentration

    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

    Counsel patient/families on health promotion, risk assessment, and health maintenance.

    2. Conduct assessments appropriate to the client’s presenting condition, stage of development/maturation, and culture.

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

    4. Compile and analyze data to develop a differential diagnosis for common and acute health problems of adults.

    5. Order and interpret appropriate laboratory tests and diagnostic studies for common and acute health care problems.

    6. 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

    7. Appropriately prescribe pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapy for common and acute health problems of the child, adolescent, and adult.

    8. Apply principles of collaboration with other health care professionals for patients with specific diagnoses or psycho-social concerns.

    9. Incorporate community resources into the plan of care.

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

    11. Demonstrate the ability to write critique research literature.

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

    B. Learning Outcomes

    Counsel patient/families on health promotion, risk assessment, and health maintenance.

    2. Conduct assessments appropriate to the client’s presenting condition, stage of development/maturation, and culture.

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

    4. Compile and analyze data to develop a differential diagnosis for common and acute health problems of adults.

    5. Order and interpret appropriate laboratory tests and diagnostic studies for common and acute health care problems.

    6. 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

    7. Appropriately prescribe pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapy for common and acute health problems of the child, adolescent, and adult.

    8. Apply principles of collaboration with other health care professionals for patients with specific diagnoses or psycho-social concerns.

    9. Incorporate community resources into the plan of care.

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

    11. Demonstrate the ability to write critique research literature.

    12. 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:

    Chronic conditions of the eye and ear

    Chronic conditions of the respiratory system

    Chronic conditions of the cardiac system

    Chronic conditions of the neurological system

    Chronic conditions of the renal system

    Chronic conditions of the integument

    Chronic conditions of the endocrine system

    Chronic conditions of the gastrointestinal system

    Chronic conditions of the genitourinary system

    Chronic conditions of the muscloskeletal system

    Chronic 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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