Course Descriptions

Nursing

MSN 7705
Primary Care II: Acute and Chronic Care of Adults
3 credits

This course focuses on providing primary care to young, middle aged, and older adults 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. Aspects of differential diagnosis are addressed. Concepts of epidemiology are explored and applied. The importance of a theoretical model for primary care delivery is stressed. The student applies health promotion, disease prevention, and illness management strategies to clients.

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