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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR7186

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2006-05-05
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    1809 2005-11-04
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Nursing NR 62100-000-0
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Judkith Karshmer 9749229 jkarshme@hsc.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    NGR 7186 ECG Interpretation for the Advanced Practice Nurse

    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
    1 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    ECG Interp for Adv Pract Nur
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    -

    Prerequisites

    Corequisites

    Course Description

    Advanced ECG Interpretation, including 12 lead ECG. for the Advanced Practice Nurse


  3. Justification

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

    To support nurse practitioner’s skills

    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?

    This content is not in current curriculum

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

    Once

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

    Graduate degree in Nursing


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    1. Discuss basic interpretation of 12-lead ECG.

    2. Identify normal and abnormal levels of cardiac enzymes.

    3. Discuss changes on the ECG waveform as cardiac enzymes change.

    4. Identify adventitious heart sounds and murmurs.

    5. Interpret echocardiograms.

    6. Use ECG interpretation in differential diagnoses

    B. Learning Outcomes

    1. Discuss basic interpretation of 12-lead ECG.

    2. Identify normal and abnormal levels of cardiac enzymes.

    3. Discuss changes on the ECG waveform as cardiac enzymes change.

    4. Identify adventitious heart sounds and murmurs.

    5. Interpret echocardiograms.

    6. Use ECG interpretation in differential diagnoses

    C. Major Topics

    1. 12-lead ECG interpretations

    2. Cardiac enzymes and changes on the ECG waveform

    3. Heart sounds - murmur, S3, S4, bruit

    4. Echocardiogram

    5. Thallium stress

    D. Textbooks

    Dubin, D. (2000) Rapid Interpretation of EKG's, Sixth Edition. Cover Publishing Company.

    Owen, S. (Electrocardiography: A programmed text for self-tuition in the principles of electrocardiography and the interpretation of electrocardiograms. Little, Brown Medical Division

    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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