NURS 5400 Adult/Gerontology Acute Care I

Prerequisites: NURS 5000, 5100, 5200

Co-requisite: NURS 5400L

Novice adult-gerontology acute care Nurse Practitioner students, under the supervision of Certified Nurse Practitioners, will focus on the application of the diagnostic/clinical reasoning process in the diagnosis and management of acute and chronic conditions of adult and elderly clients commonly encountered in acute care settings. The course incorporates therapeutic, diagnostic and pharmacological interventions into the plan of care to improve outcomes of the adult and aging clients with complex chronic and acute illnesses. This course is non-transferable to baccalaureate programs.


6 credits

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