Oct 03, 2022  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Academic Catalog
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NURS 573 - Differential Diagnoses and Primary Care of Women Practicum


Credit(s): 1
This course focuses on delivery of advanced nursing care of women throughout the lifespan.  Focus is placed on acute or chronic illness, gynecological disorders, pregnancy, and reproductive changes. Emphasis is placed on multidisciplinary, culturally congruent health promotion, health maintenance, disease prevention, genetic counseling, and treatment of women’s health issues throughout the lifespan. Students receive broad exposure to a number of women’s reproductive and health issues in different community settings. Health assessment and maintenance as well as disease identification and treatment will be presented on a wellness to illness continuum. Students will develop a woman- centered holistic approach to care–the central concept in women’s health nursing practice. There will be significant focus on the issues of healthy aging, sexuality, urogynecologic and hormonal changes affecting women as they move beyond the childbearing years. During this clinical course, students will be required to complete 60 hours of direct-patient care in the clinical setting.

Prerequisites: NURS 520  NURS 530  NURS 540  NURS 551  and NURS 552  
Corequisites: NURS 571  
Course Level: Graduate



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