Course Detail

NURS 635P Primary Health Care I 3.00 credits
Introduction course for MSN student enrolled in the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Option. Focus of the course is on the development of knowledge about the FNP role. Emphasis is on the role of the FNP in the care of individuals throughout the lifespan who present with select common and acute health problems in the primary care setting. The importance of performing comprehensive advanced-level health assessments, use of diagnostic reasoning, and the selection of appropriate diagnostic tests and pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies is stressed. Incorporates content related to health promotion, family health, and practice management.
Prerequisite: NURS 524 Minimum Grade: C and NURS 600 Minimum Grade: C
Concurrent: NURS 605P