Full Time Lecturer
College of Nursing & Health Sciences / Adult
Online and Continuing Education Courses
Build on knowledge of adult and older adult primary care management of short-term acute illness and acute exacerbation of chronic health problems. Students expand and extend their knowledge of increasingly complex diagnostic and patient management issues that the advance practice nurse addresses in clinical practice. Current standards of practice and advanced practice nursing interventions are used to promote health, assess and reduce risk, and guide adults who are experiencing acute illness or acute exacerbation of chronic illness.
Expansion of knowledge of management of acute illness and acute exacerbation of chronic illness in the adult client through a precepted clinical placement. Students assess and manage commonly occurring acute problems and acute exacerbation of chronic illnesses to promote health, assess and reduce risk, and guide adults and older adults who are experiencing acute illness. The continuing development of advanced practice skills in patient assessment, diagnosis and treatment planning is emphasized. Student progression to an increasingly independent role as an Advanced Practice Nurse is required.