Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR6342
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Approved by SCNS
Submission Type: New
Course Change Information (for course changes only):
Comments: to GC 4/2/12; MS in Nursing; percentage on campus not specified; faculty emailed 4/11/12. Cleared USF Sys 4/13. Cleared GC. To SCNS 4/18/12. SCNS Appd eff 6/1/12. Numbr 6345 appd as 6342
- Department and Contact Information
Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted 2849 2012-03-22 Department College Budget Account Number Nursing NR 620100020 Contact Person Phone d 8133969978 email@example.com
- Course Information
Prefix Number Full Title NGR 6342 Primary Care of Childbearing Family 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) PC: Childbearing Fam Course Online? Percentage Online O - Online (100% online) 0
Management of common, episodic and chronic health problems in women before, during and after conception. Developmental stage, psychosocial strengths, lifestyle variations, environmental stresses, cultural diversity and resources will be incorporated.
A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.
Needed for accreditation
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 as part of coursework for the family nurse practitioner concentration based on required competencies.
C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?
D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)
Knowledge in specific content area
- Other Course Information
1. Apply full scope of practice, knowledge, skills, abilities while working together with other healthcare team members. (revised)
2. Identify risk factors and behaviors associated with childbearing.
3. Utilize evidence-based interventions and guidelines, pharmacological regimens, and management protocols in normal pregnancy.(revised)
4. Respect the dignity and privacy of women by embracing cultural diversity and individual differences.
5. Demonstrate knowledge of the advanced practice role by recognizing ones own uniqueness, experience level, expertise, culture and power. (revised)
B. Learning Outcomes
1. Analyze strategies for identifying and managing overlaps in team member roles
2. Analyze how diverse cultural, ethnic, spiritual and social backgrounds function as
sources of patient, family, and community values.
3. Analyze advanced practice nursing roles in assuring coordination, integration,
and continuity of care during normal pregnancy. (revised)
4. Describe evidence-based practice to include the components of research
evidence, clinical expertise, and patient/family values.
5. Describe common reproductive health and obstetric quality measures.
C. Major Topics
1. Assessment and management pre-pregnancy
Embryology and fetal development
Physiology of pregnancy and psychosocial aspects of pregnancy
2. Assessment and management in pregnancy and postpartum
Comprehensive gynecological and obstetric history
Targeted physical examination to identify the normal and abnormal changes associated with pregnancy
Screening for genetic risk factors
Collaborate/consult with other health care professionals to achieve optimal pregnancy outcomes.
Use of appropriate referrals for deliveries, high risk pregnancy
Comprehensive postpartum assessment and management
Lactation assessment and support
3. Complications in pregnancy
Screen for high risk pregnancy, pregnancy and postpartum complication
Diagnose high-risk pregnancies
Order, perform, and interpret diagnostic procedures and tests, as indicated by the history and physical examination, for obstetric and common primary care conditions during pregnancy
Pregnancy loss/termination and/or interruption
4. Male Reproductive Health Needs/Problems
Reproductive anatomy, physiology, and endocrinology
Physical assessment test
Safety in pregnancy and lactation
DeCherney, A., Nathan, L., Goodwin, T.M., & and Laufer, M. (2007). Current diagnosis and treatment: Obstetrics and gynecology (10th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases
Gilbert, E. S. (2010). Manual of high risk pregnancy and delivery (5th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby.
F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy
G. Assignments, Exams and Tests
H. Attendance Policy
Course Attendance at First Class Meeting Policy for Graduate Students: For structured courses, 6000 and above, the College/Campus Dean will set the first-day class attendance requirement. Check with the College for specific information. This policy is not applicable to courses in the following categories: Educational Outreach, Open University (TV), FEEDS Program, Community Experiential Learning (CEL), Cooperative Education Training, and courses that do not have regularly scheduled meeting days/times (such as, directed reading/research or study, individual research, thesis, dissertation, internship, practica, etc.). Students are responsible for dropping undesired courses in these categories by the 5th day of classes to avoid fee liability and academic penalty. (See USF Regulation Registration - 4.0101,
Attendance Policy for the Observance of Religious Days by Students: In accordance with Sections 1006.53 and 1001.74(10)(g) Florida Statutes and Board of Governors Regulation 6C-6.0115, the University of South Florida (University/USF) has established the following policy regarding religious observances: (http://usfweb2.usf.edu/usfgc/gc_pp/acadaf/gc10-045.htm)
In the event of an emergency, it may be necessary for USF to suspend normal operations. During this time, USF may opt to continue delivery of instruction through methods that include but are not limited to: Blackboard, Elluminate, Skype, and email messaging and/or an alternate schedule. Its the responsibility of the student to monitor Blackboard site for each class for course specific communication, and the main USF, College, and department websites, emails, and MoBull messages for important general information.
I. Policy on Make-up Work
J. Program This Course Supports
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