Jun 15, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FNP 606 - Health and Illness in Infants, Children and Adolescents

(5 credits-3 credits theory; 2 credits clinical)
This clinical management course focuses on providing comprehensive primary health care with a focus on health and illness in infants, children, and adolescents. Topics include the assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation of commonly encountered well child and illness conditions in the primary care setting. This course will include concepts of cultural competency and community health as well as selected nursing theories, family systems theory, behavior change theory, learning theory, and selected aspects of counseling and therapeutic communication. The clinical portion of this course includes 150 clock hours with a preceptor with a focus on the assessment of health and disease states, health promotion, and disease prevention strategies, nursing and medical management of commonly encountered health and illness issues in infants, children, and adolescents. Content will include a focus on health and wellness of pediatric patients with developmental concerns, commonly occurring health issues, acute episodic disease states, special needs, as well as ethical and health care policy issues commonly encountered caring for pediatric patients in primary care setting. Prerequisite(s): All MSN core courses. FNP 601 FNP 602 FNP 603 FNP 604 FNP 605 . Summer.