Advanced Primary Care Nursing of Chronically Ill Adults and Their Families
Course Number: Nursing 666
Type: (3) Seminar, (2) Clinical
Prerequisite(s): N566, PHARM620 and PHARM621 (prior to or concurrent)
This course further develops and broadens students’ primary care knowledge, skills, and clinical judgment. Specific content relates to primary health care needs of individuals and their families in screening for, preventing, and/or managing common chronic conditions. Content addresses the impact of chronic illness on individual health and disease states, the family constellation and use of personal and health resources. Issues of age, gender, race, genetics, and sexuality are addressed within the context of family and community. Uses of information technology and community resources are integrated to promote positive adaptation to the impact and sequelae of the chronic illness.