Jun 09, 2023  
2017-2018 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
2017-2018 Saint Joseph’s College Online [Archived Catalog]

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NP 664 - Adult Gerontology Acute Care Theories for Advanced Practice III

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

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisites:  All MSN core, NU 601, NU 607, NU 608, NP 600, NP 660, NP 661, NP 662 and NP 663

Co-requisite:  NP 665

Course Learning Objectives
See Nursing Handbook

Credits: 3

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