NURS 7326 Advanced Management of Complex Health Conditions and Genomics

This course focuses on advanced clinical management of patients and diverse populations with complex health care needs. This course will introduce principles and concepts of epidemiology and the impact on individual, aggregate, and population health. Students will also explore the relationship and contribution of genetics and genomics to healthcare issues, including disease susceptibility and therapeutic efficacy. The role of genomics in personalized medicine will be explored. Students will synthesize concepts, including psychosocial dimensions and cultural diversity, related to clinical prevention and population health and will develop, implement, and evaluate interventions to improve health status, access to care and gaps in the care of individuals, aggregates or populations. This course is designed to assist student in developing high level clinical reasoning in order to provide positive patient outcomes within a framework of evidence-based practice.