Advanced Primary Care Management of Adults (3 credits)
Prereq. MSN 623 completed.
Current CPR certification and updated immunization records required.
Students integrate theories and concepts from advanced pharmacology, advanced health assessment, and advanced pathophysiology in the collaborative care of culturally diverse individuals and families with an emphasis on middle age to older adult populations. They will have didactic and clinical practice related to health promotion, illness prevention, and disease management of the middle age and older adult. Students will use their advanced critical thinking to apply culturally sensitive care, perform examinations, and formulate differential diagnoses and treatment plans for middle age to older adult populations. They will use differential diagnoses to identify physical and/or psychological illness based on possible pathology given lifestyle practices of clients, families, and communities.
(This course includes a 175 hour practicum)