Study of theory related to nursing care of children and adolescents with acute and chronic disorders. Integrates concepts from previous courses in the natural, behavioral and nursing sciences and introduces theories of structure, development and function of families. Prerequisites: NURS 310, 311, 319, 329 (prereq/coreq). Co-requisite: NURS 361. Three hours per week.
NURS 361 CARE OF CHILD/ ADOLE CLINIC (Fall 2019)
Prepares beginning practitioners to provide nursing care to children, adolescents and their families in a variety of rural health settings. Clinical practice will be guided by the objectives of Healthy People 2010. Prerequisites: NURS 310, 311, 312, 319 with a C or better. Pre/Corequisites: NURS 329. Corequisite: 360. Nine hours per week.
NURS 750 ADULT HEALTH CARE MGMT (Fall 2019)
Focuses on primary care of adult clients including health promotion and disease prevention within the context of the family. Incorporates critical thinking and clinical reasoning to establish diagnoses for and provide therapeutic management of adult clients with common short-term and chronic stable health problems. Emphasizes quality and cost-effective care of diverse populations in a wide variety of settings. May not receive credit for both NURS 558 and NURS 750. Prerequisites: NURS 510, 511, 522. Three hours lecture,14 hours clinical per week for a total of 200 hours.
NURS 880 DNP PRACTICUM (Fall 2019)
Provides opportunities to complete experiences that merge the D.N.P. Essentials and specialty competencies with personal scholarly goals. A collaboration between the student, faculty advisor and agency preceptor complements learning in clinical and non-clinical areas in which more expertise is desired. During the D.N.P. Program, a total of four credits (400 hours) of practicum are required at SU in at least two different areas of focus. Prerequisite: Year 2 or 3 of D.N.P. Program or permission of instructor. Seven hours practicum (per credit per week) and two hours seminar per week.