MSN Pediatric and Women's Courses - NRSG 670-685

NRSG 671 Primary Care and Health Promotion in Children's Health
Knowledge and skill in the diagnostic reasoning process for assessing, promoting and maintaining the health of children and the management of common health problems. Clinical based experiences will provide opportunities for students to develop advanced practice interventions in management, promotion and maintenance of common health problems in children within the family context.  

PREREQUISITE COURSES: None
CREDIT ALLOCATION: 3-5 credits (3 didactic/0 - 2 clinical)


NRSG 672 Primary Care of Children II: Acute Health Problems
Management of selected acute care problems of children within the context of their families.  

PREREQUISITE OR CO-REQUISITE COURSES: NRSG 605 or permission of instructor.
CREDIT ALLOCATION: 2-5 credits (2 didactic/0 - 3 clinical)


NRSG 673 Primary Care of Children III: Chronic Health Problems
Management of selected chronic health care problems of children within the family context.

PREREQUISITE COURSES: NRSG 672 or permission of instructor.
CREDIT ALLOCATION: 2-6 credits (2 didactic/0 - 4 hours clinical)


NRSG 676 Primary Care and Health Promotion in Women's Health
The purpose of this course is to increase knowledge and skill in the diagnostic reasoning process for assessing, promoting and maintaining the health of women and the management of common health problems. Clinical based experiences will provide opportunities to develop advanced practice interventions in management, promotion and maintenance of common health problems and low risk pregnancy in women.

PREREQUISITE COURSES: NRSG 607 or permission of instructor.
CREDIT ALLOCATION: 2-4 credits (2 didactic/0 - 2 clinical)


NRSG 677 Acute Care and Health Promotion in Women
Assessment and management of selected health care problems related to pregnancy, reproductive and sexuality issues.  

PREREQUISITE COURSES: NRSG 607 PREREQUISITE OR CO-REQUISITE COURSES: NRSG 605 or permission of instructor.
CREDIT ALLOCATION: 3-6 credits (3 didactic/0 - 3 clinical)


NRSG 678 Chronic Care and Health Promotion in Women
Assessment, diagnosis, and management of maternal and women's health status over time with emphasis on stable chronic health care problems.  

PREREQUISITE COURSES: NRSG 677 or permission of instructor.
CREDIT ALLOCATION: 2-6 credits (2 didactic/0 - 3 clinical)


NRSG 681 Advanced Practice CNS Clinical Practicum I
This clinical will provide preceptored practicum to begin to explore the advanced practice clinical nurse specialist (CNS) roles of clinician, clinical care manager, researcher, health educator, and consultant. Opportunities for implementation of advanced practice skills related to the areas of women's, neonatal and children's health will be provided.

PREREQUISITE COURSES: NRSG 607 or permission of instructor.
CREDIT ALLOCATION: 1-3 clinical credits


NRSG 682 Advanced Practice CNS Clinical Practicum II
This clinical course focuses on the implementation of principles of evidenced based practices delivered by advanced practice clinical nurse specialists (CNS) in the delivery of quality care services in the areas of women's, neonatal or children's health care. Clinical practice will allow for the implementation of health care projects.

PREREQUISITE COURSES: NRSG 681 or permission of instructor.
CREDIT ALLOCATION: 1-4 clinical credits


NRSG 683 Advanced Practice CNS Clinical Practicum III
This course focuses on the application of principles of evidenced based practices delivered by advanced practice clinical nurse specialists (CNS) in the evaluation of quality care services in the areas of women's, neonatal or children's health care. Areas of evaluation include outcomes, costs and delivery systems for care.  

PREREQUISITE COURSES: NRSG 682 or permission of instructor.
CREDIT ALLOCATION: 1-5 clinical credits


NRSG 684 Advanced Women's and Children's Health Nursing Practicum
Synthesis of advanced theoretical knowledge as a basis for advanced nursing practice with women and/or children, including neonates, within the context of their families.

PREREQUISITE COURSES: NRSG 673 and NRSG 678
CREDIT ALLOCATION: 1-6 credits (1 didactic/0 - 5 clinical)


NRSG 685 Special Topics in Women’s and Pediatric Nursing
Independent study course in which readings focus on selected concepts or clinical problems that underlie advanced practice in women’s and children’s health.

PREREQUISITE COURSES: Permission of instructor
CREDIT ALLOCATION: 1-3 credits


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