NUR 658: Chronic Illness Management
Prerequisite: NUR 656, 557; Corequisite: NUR 658
Expand and extend knowledge of complex diagnostic and patient management issues in caring for people with chronic illness. Emphasis is placed on theoretical foundations, expanded clinical knowledge, complex advanced practice nursing interventions, health promotion, the human response to chronic illness and the analysis of the socio/political/economic impact on chronic illness management. Professional, legal and political dimensions of the adult gerontology nurse practitioner role are addressed.