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    Mar 01, 2024  
2017-2018 Augusta University Catalog 
2017-2018 Augusta University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 8324 - PNP II: Management of Acute and Common Health Problems of Children from Birth through Adolescence

This course is designed to prepare Pediatric Nurse Practitioners to assume responsibility for health promotion, health maintenance and management of acute and common health problems of children from birth to adolescence. Emphasis is on the child within the framework of the family. Emphasis is on the description of the condition or disease, etiology and incidence, critical 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 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: Normal, Audit

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3

Repeat Status: No

Program Restrictions: DNP_DNP-Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree Restrictions: Post Masters Certificate, Doctor of Nursing Practice

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