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    Apr 14, 2024  
2011-2012 Georgia Health Sciences University Catalog 
2011-2012 Georgia Health Sciences University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 7420 - Clinical Reasoning and Differential Diagnosis for Advanced Practice Nurses

This course builds on knowledge of advanced health assessment, with a focus on clients commonly seen in the family and pediatric practice settings. It focuses on diagnostic reasoning as a framework to synthesize knowledge for comprehensive assessment of primary care patients throughout the life span. Advanced health assessment techniques are emphasized and refined. Diverse types of approaches are used in expanding proficiency in conducting histories and physical examinations in laboratory and clinical settings including communication techniques unique to the specialty population. Systematic and organized health assessments that are sensitive to cultural and developmental needs are explored.

Grade Mode: Audit, Normal

Hours: Credit Hrs. Low: 2Contact Hrs. Low: 4

Course Level: Graduate Semester

Equivalent Course: NSG7420

Graduate StudiesMSN_NURS-Nursing

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