Course Descriptions


MSN 7704
Primary Care I: Acute and Chronic Care of Children
3 credits

This course focuses on providing primary care to infants, children, and adolescents using a lifespan approach. Health promotion and disease prevention are stressed. Assessment, diagnosis, and management of acute episodic illnesses and stable chronic health conditions are emphasized. Concepts of epidemiology are explored and applied. Aspects of differential diagnosis are addressed. The student applies health promotion, disease prevention, and illness management strategies to clients. Theory-based models are addressed as they pertain to the primary care of children.

Prerequisite(s): MSN 6603, MSN 7701, MSN 7702 MSN 7703 and MSN 7705