Primary Care of Adults

This course provides the knowledge related to the assessment and management of patients with acute and chronic health care problems encountered by nurse practitioners in family practice and adult/gerontological primary care settings. Students analyze the direct and indirect components of the nurse practitioner role related to primary health care. Application of evidence based guidelines and research are used to support diagnostic, therapeutic, and pharmacological regimens. Continued emphasis is placed on the application of culturally sensitive nursing care to a diverse population, where diversity includes age, gender, race, ethnicity, culture, religion, sexual orientation, abilities, and socioeconomic status.

Course Details

Campus: 
Boston
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Graduate
Subject: 
Nursing
Number: 
NURSNG639
Registration Status: 
Open
Registration: 
Monday, November 7, 2016 to Monday, February 13, 2017
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