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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR6305
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  1. Date & Time Submitted: 2007-09-17
  2. Department: NUR
  3. College: NR
  4. Budget Account Number: 006201-10000
  5. Contact Person: Barbara Redding
  6. Phone: 49236
  7. Email:
  8. Prefix: NGR
  9. Number: 6305
  10. Full Title: Primary Care Praticum: Children
  11. Credit Hours: 3
  12. Section Type: I - Internships (Including Practicum)
  13. Is the course title variable?: N
  14. Is a permit required for registration?: N
  15. Are the credit hours variable?: N
  16. Is this course repeatable?:
  17. If repeatable, how many times?: 0
  18. Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): PC Practicum: Children
  19. Course Online?: -
  20. Percentage Online:
  21. Grading Option: S - S/U Only
  22. Prerequisites: NGR 6001, 6121, 6800, 6140, 6199
  23. Corequisites: NGR 6305
  24. Course Description: Application of knowledge gained in the classroom in PC: Children to the patient/client population between birth and pre-adolescent years. Screening, health maintenance, and management of health problems will make-up the clinical experiences.

  25. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course: This practicum course is a required course in the pediatric nurse practitioner speciality and is required for certification.
  26. 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? This course is a part of the pediatric nurse practitioner specialty.
  27. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times? Course has been offered as NUR 6305L; inadvertently deleted.
  28. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.) Doctoral degree with certification as a pediatric nurse practitioner.
  29. Objectives: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate a complete health assessment for culturally diverse clients between birth and pre-adolescence through:

    a. formulating a complete or interval health history and physical examination.

    b. recording a problem oriented health history and physical examination.

    c. determining the functional assessment of each patient/client.

    d. constructing a list of differential diagnoses based on elicited data.

    e. prioritizing health problems after considering all data and resources.

    f. identifying, ordering and analyzing necessary diagnostic studies to support elicited data.

    g. developing a comprehensive cost-effective management plan that includes Rx, Tx, Patient Education and follow-up care.

    2. Counsel a patient/client and family on health promotion and maintenance including:

    a. health screening examinations as recommended.

    b. an individual plan based on health assessment data.

    c. evaluation of this plan on a periodic basis during follow-up visits.

    d. teaching about health needs and risks frequently encountered in this age group.

    3. Demonstrate advanced practice role when providing services.

    4. Integrate advanced nursing practice into the services provided the patient/client and their families while encouraging involvement in their care and collaboration with other health professionals.

    5. Complete clinical performance evaluations at the level of progress in the program.

    6. Demonstrate professional demeanor as an APN in all activities and clinical settings.

  30. Learning Outcomes: same as above.
  31. Major Topics: NA practicum course
  32. Textbooks: N/A practicum course
  33. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases:
  34. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy:
  35. Assignments, Exams and Tests:
  36. Attendance Policy:
  37. Policy on Make-up Work:
  38. Program This Course Supports:
  39. Course Concurrence Information:

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