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    Saint Joseph's College: Online Programs
   
 
  Dec 13, 2017
 
 
    
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NP 615 - Primary Care Practicum: Children and Women of Childbearing Years


This course serves as a companion course to NP 614 - Family Theory: Children and Women of Childbearing Years  , and consists of two components, a clinical practicum (200 - 240 hours with an approved preceptor) and an online semionar.  In this course the student will apply course content from NP 614 to the care of women and children in the context of family, including refining skills in the performance of a comprehensive health status assessment, development of differential diagnoses, planning, health promotion and care management of patients with stable chronic and minor acute health issues.

Prerequisites & Notes
NP613

NP614 - Can take as a co-requisite

Course Learning Objectives

  1. Uses ethical principles when making decisions based on the patient visit  (AACN I);
  2. Uses interprofessional communication to collaborate with other disciplines to achieve positive patient outcomes (AACN III, VII, IX);
  3. Demonstrates an advanced level of communication skills in patient evaluations in the direct care setting (AACN II, VII);
  4. Applies knowledge of culturally humble care concepts to the care of patients across the lifespan (AACN VIII);
  5. Demonstrates an advanced level of skill in using healthcare data bases, electronic health records and medical apps in patient evaluations in the direct care setting. (AACN IV, V, IX);
  6. Applies knowledge of anatomy, physiology , disease processes and evidence based research for an in depth  clinical evaluation of the patient across the lifespan (AACN I, IX);
  7. Demonstrates safety in care of patients across the lifespan (AACN III, VI);
  8. Demonstrates an advanced level of understanding in patient evaluations in the direct care setting (AACN IV, IX)


Credits: 3



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