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

NURS 8357 - PNP Practice III: for Post Graduate Certificate



This course provides the student with clinical experiences within the scope of the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP). 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, 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, preventive, and patient education measures. Consideration is given to cultural and ethical issues that affect children, families, and health care delivery. 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

Prerequisites: NURS8324 >= B and NURS8356 >= B

Credit Hours: 3
Other Contact Hours: 3

Repeat Status: No Co-Requisites: NURS8327

College Restrictions: College of Nursing Major Restrictions: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program Restrictions: CERM_PNUP-Cert in Pediatric Nurse Pract Campus Restrictions: Athens campus, Main campus Level Restrictions: Graduate Semester Class Restrictions: Graduate-Semester Degree Restrictions: Post Masters Certificate


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