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2017-2018 Augusta University Catalog 
2017-2018 Augusta University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 8317 - FNP III: Health Promotion and Primary Care of the Older Adult

This course is designed to prepare Family Nurse Practitioners to assume responsibility for health promotion, disease prevention, early detection, and management of common acute and chronic health problems of the elderly client and his family. The nurse practitioner’s role in promoting successful aging, maintaining function and promoting self care, through the use of the community, personal and family resources is stressed. Common geriatric syndromes and problems including chronic illnesses and their management are emphasized. Ethical dilemmas that impact the health care of the older adult are integrated throughout the course.

Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3

Repeat Status: No

Program Restrictions: CERM_FNUP-Cert in Family Nurse Pract, DNP_DNP-Doctor of Nursing Practice

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