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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR6452

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2005-03-10
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    1937 2004-04-05
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Nursing NR 620100020
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Cecilia Jevitt 9745216 cjevitt@hsc.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    NGR 6452 Midwifery & Women's Health Seminar I

    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)
    Midwifery & Women Hlth Sem I
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    -

    Prerequisites

    NGR 6140, NGR 6001, AND NGR 6199

    Corequisites

    NGR 6205 AND NGR 6403

    Course Description

    This course introduces the history of midwifery practice, the legal basis for American midwifery practice, and national and international health trends and policy.


  3. Justification

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

    New clinical concentration

    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 is a required course for Women's Health and Midwifery ARNP students

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

    No

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

    Ph.D. prepared ARNP


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    1. Summarize the international history of midwifery and the re-establishment of midwifery in the United States during the last half of the 20th Century.

    2. Describe national and state legislation that regulates women’s health, reproductive health, midwifery practice, and advanced nursing practice in women’s health.

    3. Describe national and international trends, problems, and policies in women's health.

    4. Apply the concepts learned in NGR 6205 Primary Care Adolescents and Women and NGR XXX Normal Intrapartum/Newborn Care to their clinical experiences and selected case studies.

    5. Demonstrate effective communication skills in addressing sensitive topics related to sexuality, risk-taking behaviors, and abuse.

    6. Perform women’s health procedures including Pap smears, microscopy, IUD insertion, diaphragm fitting, birth hand maneuvers, placental removal, emergency uterine exploration, cervical inspection, episiotomy cutting and repair, and repair of vaginal and cervical lacerations.

    7. Recognize the importance of participating in community and professional organizations that influence the health of women and newborns and support midwifery and advanced nursing practice.

    8. Order appropriate lab and imaging studies to aide in management decisions.

    9. Prescribe pharmacotherapeutics and physical therapy as needed to support health or illness recovery.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    1. Summarize the international history of midwifery and the re-establishment of midwifery in the United States during the last half of the 20th Century.

    2. Describe national and state legislation that regulates women’s health, reproductive health, midwifery practice, and advanced nursing practice in women’s health.

    3. Describe national and international trends, problems, and policies in women's health.

    4. Apply the concepts learned in NGR 6205 Primary Care Adolescents and Women and NGR XXX Normal Intrapartum/Newborn Care to their clinical experiences and selected case studies.

    5. Demonstrate effective communication skills in addressing sensitive topics related to sexuality, risk-taking behaviors, and abuse.

    6. Perform women’s health procedures including Pap smears, microscopy, IUD insertion, diaphragm fitting, birth hand maneuvers, placental removal, emergency uterine exploration, cervical inspection, episiotomy cutting and repair, and repair of vaginal and cervical lacerations.

    7. Recognize the importance of participating in community and professional organizations that influence the health of women and newborns and support midwifery and advanced nursing practice.

    8. Order appropriate lab and imaging studies to aide in management decisions.

    9. Prescribe pharmacotherapeutics and physical therapy as needed to support health or illness recovery.

    C. Major Topics

    I. History of Midwifery and Women’s Health Care

    A. International

    B. American

    C. Professional Organizations

    II. Midwifery and Women’s Health Legislation

    A. Legislative issues

    B. State

    C. Federal

    III. International Women’s Health

    A. Problems

    B. Policy Issues

    C. Trends in care

    IV. Clinical Issues

    A. Communication of sensitive issues

    B. Communication with other providers: consultation, collaboration, and referral

    C. Prescription writing

    D. Laboratory and imaging studies

    D. Textbooks

    Varney Burst, H., Kriebs, J., Gegor, C.(2004) Varney’s Midwifery. (4th Ed.) Sudbury, MA:Jones & Bartlett Publishers.

    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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