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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR7181

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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
    1811 2005-11-04
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Nursing NR 62100-000-0
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Judith Karshmer 9749229 jkaeshme@hsc.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    NGR 7181 Casting and Splinting 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)
    Cast and Splt for Adv Pract Nu
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    -

    Prerequisites

    Corequisites

    Course Description

    Basics of casting and splinting 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. Demonstrate basic casting techniques and casting removal.

    2. Demonstrate basic splinting techniques.

    3. Discuss the neurovascular evaluation of an orthopedic patient with a cast or splint.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    1. Demonstrate basic casting techniques and casting removal.

    2. Demonstrate basic splinting techniques.

    3. Discuss the neurovascular evaluation of an orthopedic patient with a cast or splint.

    C. Major Topics

    1. Application of casts and splints.

    2. Removal of casts and splints.

    3. Neurovascular evaluation of the patient with a cast or splint.

    D. Textbooks

    Coppard, B., Lohman, H., Shultz-Johnson, K. (2001)

    Introduction to Splinting: A Clinical-Reasoning & Problem-Solving Approach (Second Edition). St. Louis: Mosby.

    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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