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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR6291C

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Current Status: Approved by SCNS - 2016-08-02
Campus: Tampa
Submission Type: Change
Course Change Information (for course changes only): Change description to Focuses on selected theoretical, clinical, business, and practical knowledge and skills relevant to the Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner role. Management of patients with complex care needs and/or multi-system diseases are emphasized. Change objectives to The content and the didactic and clinical learning experiences in this course are designed to help students develop the Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner role at the entry-to-practice competency level within the context of interdisciplinary teams. Students are expected to be able to assess and manage common acute and chronic health problems in adult patients across the adult lifespan in the clinical setting in consultation with the clinical preceptor and to achieve the following objectives: 1. Integrate knowledge from physiological, psychological, health, business, and social sciences in the care of diverse adult primary care populations with acute and common chronic health problems 2. Synthesize information from the health history, physical examination, and diagnostic tests and procedures to inform differential diagnosis and care management decisions 3. Apply principles of diagnostic and clinical reasoning to select appropriate diagnostic tests, diagnostic procedures, and final diagnoses 4. Generate evidence-based health promotion, clinical prevention, and management plans for acute and chronic health problems, including acute and chronic complications and geriatric syndromes, common among adult primary care patients across the adult lifespan 5. Prescribe medications appropriately and within scope of practice for adult primary care patients across the adult lifespan 6. Perform appropriate procedures for adult primary care patients 7. Formulate strategies to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of management strategies relative to attainment of optimal health outcomes 8. Provide patient-centered care incorporating patients’ preferences, values, and beliefs and recognizing the patient as a full partner in decision making 9. Integrate the use of technology and information resources to deliver and improve patient care, and general billing guidelines in the provision of adult primary care services 10. Follow International Classification of Diseases (ICD), Current Procedure Terminology (CPT) 11. Describe legal, ethical, and business dimensions of advanced practice nursing 12. Facilitate coordination of care for adult-gerontology patients across the lifespan 13. Define the role of the primary care clinician relevant to occupational and environmental health problems 14. Define the role of primary care / primary care practitioners in emergency and disaster situations CHange Learning Outcomes to The content and the didactic and clinical learning experiences in this course are designed to help students develop the Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner role at the entry-to-practice competency level within the context of interdisciplinary teams. Students are expected to be able to assess and manage common acute and chronic health problems in adult patients across the adult lifespan in the clinical setting in consultation with the clinical preceptor and to achieve the following objectives: 1. Integrate knowledge from physiological, psychological, health, business, and social sciences in the care of diverse adult primary care populations with acute and common chronic health problems 2. Synthesize information from the health history, physical examination, and diagnostic tests and procedures to inform differential diagnosis and care management decisions 3. Apply principles of diagnostic and clinical reasoning to select appropriate diagnostic tests, diagnostic procedures, and final diagnoses 4. Generate evidence-based health promotion, clinical prevention, and management plans for acute and chronic health problems, including acute and chronic complications and geriatric syndromes, common among adult primary care patients across the adult lifespan 5. Prescribe medications appropriately and within scope of practice for adult primary care patients across the adult lifespan 6. Perform appropriate procedures for adult primary care patients 7. Formulate strategies to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of management strategies relative to attainment of optimal health outcomes 8. Provide patient-centered care incorporating patients’ preferences, values, and beliefs and recognizing the patient as a full partner in decision making 9. Integrate the use of technology and information resources to deliver and improve patient care, and general billing guidelines in the provision of adult primary care services 10. Follow International Classification of Diseases (ICD), Current Procedure Terminology (CPT) 11. Describe legal, ethical, and business dimensions of advanced practice nursing 12. Facilitate coordination of care for adult-gerontology patients across the lifespan 13. Define the role of the primary care clinician relevant to occupational and environmental health problems 14. Define the role of primary care / primary care practitioners in emergency and disaster situations Change topical outline to • Management of patients with complex care needs and/or multi-system diseases • Management of acute and chronic pain in primary care • Palliative and end-of-life care • Coordination of care across the care continuum • Assessment and management considerations for adult patients with disabilities • Rehabilitation fundamentals for primary care clinicians • The intersection of occupational and environmental health and primary care • Complementary and alternative therapies in primary care • Resolving ethical dilemmas in primary care • Practical psychotherapy for primary care • Business dimensions of advanced nursing practice o Risk management o Legal and regulatory compliance management o Managing quality and safety in primary care practice • Primary care emergency preparedness
Comments: Required - Nursing - To GC 4/18/16. Form completed incorrect. OGS fixed. Needs detail on grading policy; verify hours for MA. Emailed 5/6/16. Hrs verified. Approved 5/20/16 To Sys 5/20/16. To SCNS after 5/27/16. Apprd eff 8/2/16


  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    5262 2015-09-03
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Nursing NR 620100020
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Chelsey Bevel 8139749068 cbevel@health.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    NGR 6291C Health Management of Adults and Older Adults III

    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?

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    6 O - Other R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Hlth Mgt of Ad & Old Ad III
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    H - Face-to-face and blended (separate sections) 80

    Prerequisites

    NGR 6207C and NGR 6244C

    Corequisites

    Course Description

    THEORETICAL AND CLINICAL KNOWLEDGE OF TOPICS OF SPECIAL INTEREST TO THE ADULT- GERONTOLOGIST PRIMARY CARE NURSE PRACTITIONER. A VARIETY OF TEACHING STRATEGIES WILL BE UTILIZED.


  3. Justification

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

    Needed to compete with national trends

    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 for all MS students. Offered twice per year.

    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.)

    Terminal degree in Nursing and knowledge of specific content area.


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    1. ANALYZE THE ROLE COMPONENTS OF AN ADULT-GERONTOLOGICAL ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSE. 2. DEMONSTRATE LEADERSHIP IN COLLABORATION WITH OTHER HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS IN THE COORDINATION AND DELIVERY OF CARE. 3. APPLY CURRENT EVIDENCE-BASED GUIDELINES WHILE CARING FOR ADULTS, GERIATRIC ADULTS, FAMILIES, AND COMMUNITIES. 4. DEVELOP COMPREHENSIVE PLANS OF CARE FOR ADULT, GERIATRIC ADULTS AND THEIR FAMILIES IN EVOLVING COMPLEX MEDICAL AND SURGICAL PROCESSES.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    1. EXPLAIN FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY AND ADVOCACY IN EFFICIENT AND EFFECTIVE USE OF CLIENT RESOURCES AS RELATED TO PRODUCTIVITY AND QUALITY OF CARE. 2. IMPLEMENT THERAPEUTIC NURSING INTERVENTIONS TO MAINTAIN/RESTORE HEALTH IN COLLABORATION WITH CLIENTS WHO HAVE COMPLEX HEALTH CARE PROBLEMS. 3. APPLY THE PRINCIPLES OF COUNSELING, THERAPEUTIC COMMUNICATION, CHANGE, GROUP PROCESS, AND TEACHING-LEARNING INTERACTIONS WITH ADULTS, OLDER ADULTS, AND THEIR FAMILIES.

    C. Major Topics

    1. BEHAVIOR/PSYCHOSOCIAL A. MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING STRATEGIES 2. PRACTICE MANAGEMENT A. PROFESSIONAL ROLE AND CLIENT RELATIONSHIPS B. REIMBURSEMENT AND CODING, PQRI, PRACTICE ANALYTICS, SHARED MEDICAL VISITS, CER, AND INSURANCE ISSUES C. MONITORING QUALITY OF HEALTH CARE PRACTICE D. PATIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS 3. CARDIOVASCULAR A. CARDIOMYOPATHY B. COMPLEX CARDIAC PATIENTS 4. GASTROINTESTINAL (GI) A. NUTRITION B. WEIGHT MANAGEMENT C. NONALCOHOLIC STEATOHEPATITIS (NASH) 5. GENITOURINARY (GU) A. URINARY INCONTINENCE B. NEPHROTIC SYNDROME 6. REPRODUCTIVE & GENDER HEALTH A. BREAST CANCER B. PROSTATE CANCER C. SEXUALITY IN THE ELDERLY 7. MUSCULOSKELETAL A. ASSISTIVE DEVICES B. REHABILITATION 8. MENTAL HEALTH/COGNITION A. DEPRESSION IN THE ELDERLY B. MOOD DISORDERS C. POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (PTSD) D. SUBSTANCE ABUSE 9. PAIN MANAGEMENT A. END OF LIFE 10. OLDER ADULT HEALTH A. POLYPHARMACY B. COMPLEX CARE MANAGEMENT C. TRANSITION CARE D. CAREGIVER STRESS/STRAIN E. DISABILITY 11. SAFETY A. SENSORY LOSS B. MACULAR DEGENERATION C. RETINOPATHY 12. SPECIAL POPULATIONS A. VULNERABLE POPULATIONS B. RURAL HEALTH C. MIGRANT HEALTH D. ADOLESCENT HEALTH E. OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH

    D. Textbooks

    Buttaro, T.M., Trybulski, J. Bailey, P.P., & Sandberg-Cook, J. (2013). Primary care: A collaborative practice (4th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Mosby.

    Uphold, C.R., & Graham, M.V. (2013). Clinical guidelines in family practice (5th ed.). Gainesville, FL: Barmarrae Books, Inc.

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    Buppert, C., (2015). Nurse practitioner’s business practice and legal guide (5th ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett.

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    Three exams at 15% each (45% total)

    Final exam at 25%

    2 case studies at 5% each (10% total)

    Periodic quizzes 15%

    Documentation of care (SOAP) notes at 5%

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    Exams

    Papers

    Class Presentations

    Class Discussion

    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,

    http://usfweb2.usf.edu/usfgc/ogc%20web/currentreg.htm)

    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. It’s 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

    Nursing


  5. Course Concurrence Information



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