Sep 27, 2020  
Graduate Catalog-Handbook 2018-2019 
Graduate Catalog-Handbook 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 576 - Acute/Emergent Care I

This is a hybrid course.
This course provides the adult-gerontological acute care nurse practitioner (AG-ACNP) student both didactic and clinical experience in order to develop and refine the knowledge and skills needed to deliver care to adult patients with acute or chronic diagnosis in the context of the AG-ACNP scope of practice. Emphasis is placed upon the student’s base knowledge, analyzing normal and abnormal physiology with increasing independence in the application and provisions of evidenced based clinical decision making, problem identification and management, health promotion and client and family education and counseling.
Prerequisites: NURS 501 , NURS 502 , NURS 503 , NURS 504 , NURS 520 , NURS 521 , NURS 522  
8 credit hours
(5 credit hours didactic & 3 credit hours practicum = 150 hours clinical)