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NFNP 5509

Management of Acute and Chronic Illness, Part 2

Five semester hours, three theory, six clinical

This course builds on the advanced knowledge and skills acquired in Wellness and Health Promotion and Management of Acute and Chronic Illness, Part 1. 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. The student critically evaluates clinical guidelines for prevention as well as treatment, and participates in the delivery of care to individuals and families from varying cultures with an emphasis on the financial aspects of primary health care delivery. Prerequisites: NFNP 5305, NFNP 5406, and NFNP 5407.

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