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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR6260

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2005-10-06
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    2055 2003-06-13
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Nursing NR 6201-000-20
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Judith Karshmer (813)9749229 jkarshme@hsc.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    NGR 6260 Geriatric Pathophysiology for the Adv Practice Nur

    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)
    Gero Patho Adv Pract
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    -

    Prerequisites

    Corequisites

    Course Description

    Central concepts of chronic illness and functional ability among the elderly and the implications for advanced nurse practitioners.


  3. Justification

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

    Specialty content required for graduates to be eligible for certification

    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?

    Required course in Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Concentration

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

    Will be a offered as special topics in Fall 2003

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

    Nurse Practitioner and PhD


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    1. Analyze nature of chronic illness.

    2. Explore how functional ability impacts the disease processes among the geriatric population.

    3. Explain the normal and abnormal physiological changes that occur as part of the aging process in all body systems.

    4. Analyze the general pathologic mechanisms producing signs and symptoms of specific disease processes commonly encountered among the older adult.

    5. Explore unique risk factors among the elderly and approaches for disease prevention.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    1. Analyze nature of chronic illness.

    2. Explore how functional ability impacts the disease processes among the geriatric population.

    3. Explain the normal and abnormal physiological changes that occur as part of the aging process in all body systems.

    4. Analyze the general pathologic mechanisms producing signs and symptoms of specific disease processes commonly encountered among the older adult.

    5. Explore unique risk factors among the elderly and approaches for disease prevention.

    C. Major Topics

    Chronic Illness

    The Relationship between Aging and Disease

    An Overview of Theory

    Plasticity and Patterns of Aging

    Age-Related Changes in Humans: Detailed Survey

    Overall Anatomical Changes

    Changes in the Skin and Connective Tissue

    Changes in the Skeletal System

    Changes in Muscle Tissue

    Changes in the Cardiovascular System

    Changes in the Respiratory System

    Changes in the Digestive System

    Changes in the Excretory System

    Changes in the Nervous System

    Changes in the Immune System

    Changes in the Reproductive System

    Metabolic and Hormonal Changes

    Chronic Illness

    The Relationship between Aging and Disease

    An Overview of Theory

    Plasticity and Patterns of Aging

    Age-Related Changes in Humans: Detailed Survey

    Overall Anatomical Changes

    Changes in the Skin and Connective Tissue

    Changes in the Skeletal System

    Changes in Muscle Tissue

    Changes in the Cardiovascular System

    Changes in the Respiratory System

    Changes in the Digestive System

    Changes in the Excretory System

    Changes in the Nervous System

    Changes in the Immune System

    Changes in the Reproductive System

    Metabolic and Hormonal Changes

    Chronic Illness

    The Relationship between Aging and Disease

    An Overview of Theory

    Plasticity and Patterns of Aging

    Age-Related Changes in Humans: Detailed Survey

    Overall Anatomical Changes

    Changes in the Skin and Connective Tissue

    Changes in the Skeletal System

    Changes in Muscle Tissue

    Changes in the Cardiovascular System

    Changes in the Respiratory System

    Changes in the Digestive System

    Changes in the Excretory System

    Changes in the Nervous System

    Changes in the Immune System

    Changes in the Reproductive System

    Metabolic and Hormonal Changes

    Interactions between Aging and Disease

    Cardiovascular Interactions

    Skeletal System Interactions Chronic Illness

    D. Textbooks

    Adelman, A., & Daly, M (2001) 20 Common Problems in Geriatrics New York: McGraw Hill.

    Arking, R (1998) Biology of Aging: Observations & Principles, 2nd edition. Sinauer Associates

    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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