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NFNP 5407

Wellness and Health Promotion

Four semester hours, two theory, six clinical.

This course is designed to develop theoretical and clinical competencies of the FNP in health promotion of individuals and families in diverse populations in a variety of settings. The course focuses on concepts and skills of health promotion, disease prevention, and health maintenance. The emphasis is on: (1) developing advanced practice skills in comprehensive assessment and management strategies that reflect current nursing and medical knowledge to improve patient outcomes; and (2) evidence-based practice and theory in the promotion of health and prevention of disease across the life span, in the context of healthy communities. Prerequisites: NFNP 5303, NFNP 5305, NFNP 5406.

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