Apr 09, 2020  
2017-2018 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
2017-2018 Saint Joseph’s College Online [Archived Catalog]

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NP 662 - Adult Gerontology Acute Care Theories for Advanced Practice II

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, renal system, neurological system, hematological system and disorders related to immunology, oncology and psychiatry are discussed.

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisites:   All MSN core, NU 601, NU 607, NU 608, NP 600, NP 660 and NP 661

Co-requisite:  NP 663

Course Learning Objectives
See Nursing Handbook.

Credits: 3

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