NURS 6345 Family Health I

This course is first in a series of didactic courses that focuses on assessment, diagnosis and management of select common and acute health problems in the primary care setting across the lifespan. Included is the application of their epidemiologic, pathophysiologic, symptoms complexes, and research-based treatments as well as appropriate patient education resources and protocols. Attention is given to the integration and application of advanced health assessment and critical-thinking skills, developmental family theories, and health promotion strategies in the diagnostic and clinical management processes of the family nurse practitioner (FNP) role.