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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR7182

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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
    1814 2005-11-04
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Nursing NR 6210-000-0
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Judith Karshmer 9749229 jkarshme@hsc.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    NGR 7182 Minor Surgical Procedures 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)
    Min Surg Procd Adv Pract
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    -

    Prerequisites

    Corequisites

    Course Description

    Basics of minor surgical procedures 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?

    Yes, 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. Perform and demonstrate different suturing and tying techniques.

    2. Demonstrate local and regional wound infiltration and digital block with anesthesia.

    3. Demonstrate incision and drainage of a local abscess.

    4. Perform and demonstrate different biopsy techniques.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    1. Perform and demonstrate different suturing and tying techniques.

    2. Demonstrate local and regional wound infiltration and digital block with anesthesia.

    3. Demonstrate incision and drainage of a local abscess.

    4. Perform and demonstrate different biopsy techniques.

    C. Major Topics

    1. Suturing and tying – planning and wound revision, Interrupted simple, running, vertical and horizontal mattress, primary, secondary and tertiary intention, one-hand/two-hand, subcuticular sutures, horizontal mattress technique, vertical sutures.

    2. Local, regional, digit anesthesia - dosing and technique.

    3. Biopsy techniques - punch,shave,incisional.

    4. Incision and Drainage.

    5. Musculoskeletal injection and arthrocentesis (knee, shoulder, elbow, piriformis, SI joint, levator scapulae, bursae)

    D. Textbooks

    Bull, M. & Gardiner, P. (2004) Surgical Procedures in Primary Care: An Illustrated Guide. Oxford University Press

    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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