Nov 16, 2018  
2017-2018 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
    
2017-2018 Saint Joseph’s College Online [Archived Catalog]

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NP 660 - Adult Gerontology Acute Care Theories for Advanced Practice I


This course discusses epidemiology, etiology, differential diagnoses, and management of acute patients at an advanced level. Vulnerable patients experiencing complex episodic illness (acute, terminal, or exacerbation of chronic disease) who are physiologically unstable and technologically dependent are the population of focus. Disorders of cardiovascular system, pulmonary system, gastrointestinal system, endocrine system, musculoskeletal system,renal system, and neurological system are discussed.

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisites:  All MSN core, NU 601, NU 607, NU 608, and NP 600
 

Co-requisite:  NP 661

Course Learning Objectives
See Nursing Handbook.

Credits: 3




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