NURS 7040: Rural Primary Care Nursing IV (2)

Lecture: 2, Lab: 0, Other: 0

The purpose of this course is to present the assessment, diagnosis, management, and evaluation of common acute health problems found in adults/older adults in the primary care setting. Chronic conditions, which are interrelated with the identified acute problems, will also be included. Associated adult health promotion and disease prevention, to include immunizations and screening of common acute problems, is also provided. Emphasis is placed on using evidenced based data to guide clinical practice. Health disparities and their resolution through NP practice is emphasized. The domains and competencies of NP practice and the objectives for adults in Healthy People 2020 are reviewed within the context of identified health problems. This course serves as an introduction to adult health and does not have a clinical component. Pre-requisite: NURS 6110