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    Dec 09, 2023  
2011-2012 Georgia Health Sciences University Catalog 
2011-2012 Georgia Health Sciences University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 6890 - Family Nurse Practitioner II: Health Promotion and Problems of the Elderly and their Families

This course prepares 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/her family. The nurse practitioner’s role in promoting successful aging, maintaining function and promoting self-care, using community, personal and family resources is explored. The course emphasizes common geriatric syndromes and problems including chronic illnesses and their management. Ethical dilemmas that impact healthcare of older adults are integrated throughout course.

Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

Prerequisites: Prerequisites: NURS6880

Pre-Req Min Grade:

Hours: Credit Hrs. Low: 5Contact Hrs. Low: 11

Course Level: Graduate Semester

Equivalent Course: NSG6890

College Restrictions: Graduate StudiesProgram Restrictions: CERM_FNUP-Cert in Family Nurse Pract, MSN_FNUP-Family Nurse Practitioner, MSN_NURS-NursingLevel Restrictions: Graduate Semester

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