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 asynchronous education/0 - 2 clinical)


NRSG 672 Primary Care of Children II: Acute Health Problems

The focus of this course is the advanced practice nursing management of selected acute health care problems as these affect children within the context of their families. The managed care includes monitoring the status of the acute condition, the presence of episodes of common pediatric problems and normal developmental issues and concerns. The clinical experiences will be in selected acute care and community based child health care settings. Research will be evaluated for utilization to monitor and ensure quality child health management.

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


NRSG 673 Primary Care of Children III: Chronic Health Problems

The focus of this course is the advanced practice nursing management of selected chronic health care problems as these affect children within the context of their families. The managed care includes monitoring the status of the chronic condition, the presence of acute episodes of common child health problems and normal developmental issues and concerns. Content and clinical experiences will emphasize assessment, diagnosis, prescribed therapies, and management of children over time with stable chronic health care problems. The clinical experiences will be in selected chronic care and primary care child health settings. Research will be evaluated for utilization to monitor and ensure quality child health management.

PREREQUISITE COURSES: NRSG 672 or permission of instructor.
CREDIT ALLOCATION: 2-6 credits (2 asynchronous education/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 synchronous classroom/0 - 2 clinical)


NRSG 677 Acute Care and Health Promotion in Women

The focus of this course is on the role of the advanced practice nurse in the management of selected health care problems related to pregnancy, reproductive and sexuality issues, including gynecological and breast conditions, as they affect women's primary care in acute and community-based settings. Collaboration with and referral to health care team members in the management of selected problems will be emphasized. Research will be evaluated for utilization to monitor and ensure quality maternal and women's health care management.

PREREQUISITE COURSES: NRSG 607 or permission of instructor.
PREREQUISITE or CO-REQUISITE COURSES: NRSG 605, NRSG 606, and NRSG 676
CREDIT ALLOCATION: 3-6 credits (3 synchronous classroom/0 - 3 clinical)


NRSG 678 Chronic Care and Health Promotion in Women

The focus of this course is on the role of the advanced practice nurse in the management of selected stable chronic health care problems and needs as these affect women's primary care in acute and community-based settings. Content and clinical experience will emphasize assessment, diagnosis, prescribed therapies, and management of women's health status over time with stable chronic health care problems. Opportunities for collaboration with and referral to health care team members in the management of selected problems will be provided. Research will be evaluated for utilization to monitor and ensure quality maternal and women's health care management. An age span approach, with consideration for the childbearing woman and fetus, will be utilized.

PREREQUISITE COURSES: NRSG 676 and NRSG 677 or permission of instructor.
CREDIT ALLOCATION: 2-6 credits (2 synchronous classroom/0 - 4 clinical)


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 asynchronous education/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 asynchronous education credits