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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR6342L

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Current Status: Approved by SCNS - 2012-05-30
Campus: Tampa
Submission Type: New
Course Change Information (for course changes only):
Comments: for MS in Nursing; to GC 4/2/12; to USF Syst for conc 4/5/12; to GC 4/16/12; to SCNS 4/16/12. Appd eff 6/1/12. Nmbr 6345L appd as 6342L

  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    2850 2012-03-22
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Nursing NR 620100020
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Dewel Lindsey 8133969978

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    NGR 6342L Primary Care of Childbearing Family Practicum

    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 I - Internships (Including Practicum) S - S/U Only
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    PC: Childbearing Fam Practicum
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    C - Face-to-face (0% online) 0


    NGR 6345


    Course Description

    : Management of common, episodic and chronic health problems in women before, during and after conception. Critical analysis of the childbearing family will form the foundation for advanced practice nursing intervention and health promotion during pregna

  3. Justification

    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

  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    1. Apply full scope of practice, knowledge, skills, abilities while working together with other healthcare team members.

    2. Provide normal pregnancy care based on evidence-based interventions and guidelines, pharmacological regimens, and management protocols.

    3. Demonstrate respect for the dignity and privacy of women by embracing cultural diversity and individual differences.

    4. Demonstrate knowledge of the advanced practice role by recognizing ones own uniqueness, experience level, expertise, culture and power.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    Utilize strategies for identifying and managing overlaps in team member roles

    and accountabilities.

    2. Analyze how diverse cultural, ethnic, spiritual and social backgrounds function as

    sources of patient, family, and community values.

    3. Coordination and integrate the continuum of care throughout normal pregnancy.

    4. Demonstrate the use of 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


    D. Textbooks

    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

    Practicum evaluation

    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: (

    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

    Master's Program

  5. Course Concurrence Information


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