Course Catalog » Nursing 283.20

Subject: Nursing
Course Number: 283.20
Course Title: Advanced Acute Care Pediatric Nursing and Pharmacology I
Units: 4
School: Nursing
Department: Family Health Care Nursing

Course Description: This course focuses on pathophysiology, pharmacology, diagnostics, and advanced nursing practice in the management of infants, children, and adolescents with medical complexity in acute care settings. It highlights pediatric cardiac, pulmonary, neurologic, behavioral/mental health, and multi-organ conditions with an emphasis on examining the scientific literature and applying evidence-based practice to guide the assessment, diagnosis, and management of acutely ill pediatric patients.
Prerequisites: Completion of year 1 of the Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner specialty program, or active enrollment as an Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner specialty post-graduate student.
Restrictions: Enrollment as a 2nd year Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner specialty student, or as a Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner specialty post-graduate student, or instructor approval.
Activities: Direct - Lecture, Student - Lecture

Instructor of Record: J. Hunter
Additional Instructor(s): S. Staveski
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Fall
Course Grading Convention: Letter Grade, P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: Yes
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
Repeat course for credit? No