Course Detail

NURS 637P Primary Health Care III 3.00 credits
Role of the Family Nurse Practitioner in the care of individuals with chronic and complex health problems who present for care in primary care settings. Emphasis is placed on the FNP's role in performing comprehensive health assessments (including ordering and interpretation of appropriate diagnostic tests), diagnostic reasoning, and prescription of pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions to individuals throughout the life span. Incorporates content related to advanced health assessment, health promotion, and family health. Consideration is given to the preparation of FNPs for practice, medical-legal issues, and concepts of practice management.
Prerequisite: NURS 606P Minimum Grade: C and NURS 636P Minimum Grade: C
Concurrent: NURS 607P