2020–2021 Walden University Catalog (September 2020) 
    
    Aug 11, 2022  
2020–2021 Walden University Catalog (September 2020) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NRNP 6550 - Advanced Practice Care of Adults in Acute Care Settings II


(3 cr.) This course is the second of three clinical courses in the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care curriculum. Students will plan, implement, and evaluate care for acutely/critically ill patients or patients experiencing an exacerbation of a chronic health problem. The clinical focus is on the role of the acute care nurse practitioner working with an interdisciplinary team across settings to facilitate the patient’s return to optimal health. Students will apply appropriate diagnostic procedures and relevant laboratory tests in developing appropriate treatment plans to address patient health needs in the acute care setting.
(Prerequisite(s): NURS 6501, NURS 6512, NURS 6521, NUNP 6540, and NUNP 6566.)



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