Course Number: 283.20
Course Title: Advanced Acute Care Pediatric Nursing and Pharmacology I
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
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