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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR6483

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2007-02-14
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    1746 2006-08-14
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Nursing NR 62100-000-0
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Cecilia Jevitt 9745216 cjevitt@health.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    NGR 6483 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
    2 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Pri Care Women
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    -

    Prerequisites

    NGR 6001, 6080, 6140, and 6199

    Corequisites

    Course Description

    The course provides content in assessment, analysis, and management of women’s health and health problems through nursing interventions. Lifestyle variations, cultural diversity, environmental stressors, and complimentary therapies are included.


  3. Justification

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

    NGR 6205 combined practitioner content in women’s health and adolescent health into one three hour course. New research, medications and treatments require additional classroom time for content for coverage. This course needs to be split into two courses:

    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?

    These courses are requirements for family, adult and pediatric nurse practitioners. Each semester 12 -20 students study this content.

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

    No Has been taught in combination with adolescents health

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

    The minimum qualification for women’s health is a doctoral degree and certification as a nurse midwife, women’s health or family nurse practitioner


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    1. Analyze the health status of the client/patient with relation to their development, situation and presenting health problem. 2. Determine the risk profile, health maintenance and health promotional needs for women with relation to their lifestyle, family, occupation and current social environment. 3. Critically analyze the presenting problems presented by the client/patient as a consumer of health care in primary care. 4. Identify risk factors and behaviors associated with common health problems and disorders of women. 5. Apply traditional and standardized methods of assessment and diagnosis of common health problems among women. 6. Develop management protocols, teaching plans and/or conduct research reviews of disorders found in women. 7. Provide scientifically based nursing intervention and monitor the out comes of each patient encountered. 8. Demonstrate knowledge of the advanced practice role through the collaboration and referral of patients/clients with health problems beyond the scope of the clinician. 9. Analyze the care of the patient/client with respect to cost-effectiveness, cultural sensitivity, and available resources.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    1. Analyze the health status of the client/patient with relation to their development, situation and presenting health problem. 2. Determine the risk profile, health maintenance and health promotional needs for women with relation to their lifestyle, family, occupation and current social environment. 3. Critically analyze the presenting problems presented by the client/patient as a consumer of health care in primary care. 4. Identify risk factors and behaviors associated with common health problems and disorders of women. 5. Apply traditional and standardized methods of assessment and diagnosis of common health problems among women. 6. Develop management protocols, teaching plans and/or conduct research reviews of disorders found in women. 7. Provide scientifically based nursing intervention and monitor the out comes of each patient encountered. 8. Demonstrate knowledge of the advanced practice role through the collaboration and referral of patients/clients with health problems beyond the scope of the clinician. 9. Analyze the care of the patient/client with respect to cost-effectiveness, cultural sensitivity, and available resources.

    C. Major Topics

    1.Women in Society 2.Women’s sexual response 3.Assessment of basic mental health disorders in women 4.The Menstrual Cycle 5.Menstrual Problems 6.Benign gynecologic conditions 7.Management of abnormal Pap smears 8.Sexually Transmitted Infections 9.Routine Prenatal Assessment 10.Basic Infertility Assessment 11.Contraception 12.Reproductive Organ Cancers 13.Review of Common Women’s Cancers 14.Menopause

    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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