NURS 722

Primary Care II

3 Graduate credits
Effective December 17, 2018 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

This course utilizes the Schuler Nurse Practitioner Practice Model and other nursing theories to focus on evidence-based prevention concepts, health maintenance, diagnosis, and management of specific health conditions. Students demonstrate increasing proficiency in assessment and diagnostic reasoning skill through the interpretation of subjective and objective data.

Learning outcomes

General

  • Evaluate laboratory and diagnostic studies related to select health conditions across the lifespan.
  • Develop an appropriate evidence-based plan of care for both acute and chronic health conditions across the lifespan.
  • Provide holistic, culturally sensitive secondary preventative care across the lifespan based on knowledge of etiology, clinical findings, and differential diagnosis.
  • Interpret client information including diagnostic testing and identify client-specific factors which determine pharmacologic management planning.
  • Use appropriate references and consultation to prescribe and implement drug regimen(s).
  • Provide client-specific, culturally sensitive education regarding use of medication and anticipated effects including potential adverse effects.