Apr 02, 2020  
2016-2017 Augusta University Graduate and Professional Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Augusta University Graduate and Professional Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 8328 - PNP Practice III: for the DNP Program



This course provides the student with clinical experience within the scope of the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Clinic 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, lifelong 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: 3
Lab Hours: 0 Other Contact Hours: 3

Major Restrictions: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Degree Restrictions: Doctor of Nursing Practice


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