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2016-2017 Augusta University Graduate and Professional Catalog 
2016-2017 Augusta University Graduate and Professional Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 8329 - PNP Practice III: for Post Graduate Certificate

This course provides the student with clinical experiences within the scope of the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Clinical experiences are designed to prepare Pediatric Nurse Practitioners to identify potential and actual chronic health problems and to provide direct care, teaching, and management to children and families experiencing complex, life long processes. Emphasis is on the child within the framework of the family. Emphasis is on the description of the condition or disease, etiology and incidence, clinical findings, differential diagnosis, management, complications, and preventative and patient education measures. Consideration is given to cultural and ethical issues that affect health care delivery and client adherence to the management plan. The role of the PNP regarding management, family involvement, health promotion and teaching, health maintenance, and continued collaboration with health professionals will be emphasized.

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit

Credit Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 0 Other Contact Hours: 2

Major Restrictions: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Degree Restrictions: Post Masters Certificate

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