NURO-687 Primary Health Care of Family I
Mary Beth Ginn, Julie Spencer
This course introduces the student to the role of the nurse practitioner in the primary health care management of individuals and families across the lifespan. Students explore family concepts and theories relevant to the advanced practice nursing role. Emphasis is placed on the application of advanced health assessment skills, preventive health care practices, the promotion of health and the clinical application of research. Concepts including family systems, developmental theories, cultural considerations, environmental factors, spiritual concerns, genetic influences, learning styles and the objectives of Healthy People 2020 are integrated. Experiences are provided in clinical decision making and in the implementation of evidence based practice in a variety of primary care settings.
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