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

NURS 7726 - Advanced Clinical Therapeutics and Diagnostics for the ACNP



This course is designed to introduce students to diagnostic and therapeutic procedures commonly used in the management of adults and elderly clients in the acute care setting. Students will learn interpretation of common diagnostic testing in the acute care setting. Indications, contraindictions, interpretations, risks, complications, and expected clinical outcomes of common procedures utilized in the acute care setting in an active learning environment using simulation. Students will have opportunities to develop and practice skills such as Chest X-ray and 12 lead EKG interpretation, suturing, endotracheal intubation, and central line placement and apply these skills in realistic and complex simulated clinical scenarios. Students will also be able to evaluate their own performance and receive feedback from peers and expert faculty in a safe environment.

Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

Prerequisites: NURS7470 and NURS7390

Credit Hours: 1
Other Contact Hours: 1

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


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