2021–2022 Walden University Catalog (September 2021) 
    
    Jan 28, 2022  
2021–2022 Walden University Catalog (September 2021)
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NRNP 6566 - Advanced Care of Adults in Acute Settings I


(3 cr.)
This course is the first of four clinical courses in the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care curriculum. Students will explore and integrate concepts of pathophysiology, pharmacology, assessment, and collaborative management of adolescents, adults, and older adults who are acutely/critically ill or 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. Topics include cardiac, pulmonary, and renal issues as well as common diagnostic test and procedures.
Prerequisites
  • NURS 6501
  • NURS 6512
  • NURS 6521



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