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2014-2015 University Catalog 
2014-2015 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NUR 52800 - Acute Illness: Pediatric Health Practice

Credit Hours: 3.00. A developmentally organized course to provide knowledge and experience to care for acute episodic illnesses of children and adolescents in primary health-care settings. Examines pathophysiological alterations and clinical management. Students will synthesize knowledge of developmental, physiological, psychological, and sociocultural factors in the assessment and management of acute illness. The focus is on differential diagnosis, clinical management, and child and family education within the context of primary care. Health promotion models, and biopsychosocial, developmental, and cultural theories are integrated throughout the course. Individual, family, and group intervention strategies are addressed. . Typically offered Fall.