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NURS 5509

FNP III: Management of Acute and Chronic Illness, Part II

Five semester hours, three theory, two clinical (six clock hours).

This course builds on the advanced knowledge and skills acquired in FNP I and II. The focus is on developing advanced practice skills in the management of individuals with acute and chronic disorders of selected body systems. Emphasis is on addressing care of unstable and complex health care problems through synthesis and prioritization of historical and immediately derived data. Students critically evaluate clinical guidelines for prevention as well as treatment, and participate in the delivery of care to individuals and families from varying cultures with an emphasis on the financial aspects of primary care. Prerequisite: NURS 5407.

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