Oct 25, 2020  
2015-2016 Augusta University Graduate and Professional Catalog 
2015-2016 Augusta University Graduate and Professional Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 7723 - Adult-Gerontology ACNP I: Assess and Mgmt of Chronic and Acute Health Prob in the Adult

This initial clinical course focuses on the synthesis of advanced assessment and clinical decision making for adult and elderly individuals with complex needs in the acute care setting. The course is designed to deepen the students’ understanding of the ACNP skill set and role and ethical principles involved in acute care. The course addresses evidence-based management of chronic and acute health problems and issues commonly encountered in the acute care setting. It will also develop and strengthen students’ abilities to accurately interpret diagnostic tests and enhance clinical decision making. The clinical practicum provides opportunities to apply health assessment and diagnostic reasoning skills to improve outcomes for adults and elderly individuals with moderately complex chronic and acute illnesses in the acute care settings.

Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

Prerequisites: NURS7470 and NURS7390

Credit Hours: 6
Lecture Hours: 3 Other Contact Hours: 3

Major Restrictions: Adult Geront. Acute Care NP, Adult Geront. Acute Care NP Program Restrictions: DNP_DNP-Doctor of Nursing Practice

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