NURS 7010: Rural Primary Care Nursing III (5)

Lecture: 3, Lab: 2, Other: 0

The purpose of this course is to present the theoretical and clinical components of advanced practice nursing management in women┐s health care. The content includes women┐s health promotion and prevention, health literacy, and behavioral/developmental issues, and encompasses evidence- based management of low-risk pregnancy and reproductive and gynecologic health across the lifespan. The focus is on the provision of holistic, culturally sensitive primary care for women with an emphasis on health disparities as outlined in the Healthy People 2020 objectives. Clinical experiences will provide opportunity for application and integration of theory in practice settings and development of collaborative relationships with other health care providers. Clinical experiences will occur in a variety of settings with emphasis on rural and urban underserved women. Pre-requisite: NURS 6110 and NURS 6120