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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR7006
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  1. Date & Time Submitted: 2005-11-08
  2. Department: Nursing
  3. College: NR
  4. Budget Account Number: 6210-000-0
  5. Contact Person: Mary Webb
  6. Phone: 9749133
  7. Email: mwebb@hsc.usf.edu
  8. Prefix: NGR
  9. Number: 7006
  10. Full Title: Advanced Health Assessment II
  11. Credit Hours: 3
  12. Section Type: C - Class Lecture (Primarily)
  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): Adv Hlth Assm II
  19. Course Online?: -
  20. Percentage Online:
  21. Grading Option: R - Regular
  22. Prerequisites: A grade of B or higher must have been earned in master's level course in pathophysiology, pharmacology, and advanced health assessment.
  23. Corequisites:
  24. Course Description: Mastery of the comprehensive physical examination and health history for individuals across the life span. Focus on systematic review, analysis, and documentation within the context of the studentís clinical expertise.

  25. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course: This course is a core component of the DNP student who specialize in advance practices.

    Ph.D. student may register in any of those courses as electives

  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 core component of the DNP student who specialize in advance practices.

    Ph.D. student may register in any of those courses as electives

  27. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times? No
  28. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.) Doctorally prepared ARNP with national certification
  29. Objectives: 1. Master the health history, functional and physical assessment of individuals across the life span.

    2. Demonstrate competency across the range of data collection techniques and use of appropriate instruments related to history taking and the physical examination.

    3. Integrate pertinent history findings with a focused physical examination,

    4. Develop differential diagnostic skills of present and potential health problems for individuals across the life span.

    5. Use appropriate laboratory and diagnostic tests in the health assessment.

    6. Apply the most current research findings to the physical examination and history taking process.

  30. Learning Outcomes: 1. Master the health history, functional and physical assessment of individuals across the life span.

    2. Demonstrate competency across the range of data collection techniques and use of appropriate instruments related to history taking and the physical examination.

    3. Integrate pertinent history findings with a focused physical examination,

    4. Develop differential diagnostic skills of present and potential health problems for individuals across the life span.

    5. Use appropriate laboratory and diagnostic tests in the health assessment.

    6. Apply the most current research findings to the physical examination and history taking process.

  31. Major Topics: Topical Outline

    1. Review of Generalist Exam and Health History

    2. Evidence-based practice

    3. Clinical Decision Making

    4. Documentation

    5. Electronic Medical Records (EMR)

    6. Legal Implications of Exam and History

    7. History of Present Illness

    a. Occupational Health History

    b. Family/Social History

    c. Specialty Populations

    8. Exam of Systems

    a. Cardiopulmonary

    b. Dermatological

    c. Neurological

    d. Muscle-Skeletal

    e. Psychological/Psychiatric

    f. Eyes, ears, nose, throat

    g. Reproductive

  32. Textbooks: Seidel, H.M., et al. (2002) Mobyís Guide to Physical Exam. 5th ed. St. Louis, Mosby.

    Fischbach, F.T. & Barnett, M. (2003) Manual of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests ĖISBN # 0- 7817-4180-7

    DeGowin, R.L. (2000) DeGowinís Diagnostic Examination. 7th ed., St Louis, McGraw-Hill

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