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NURS 6135 – Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Practicum in Intensive Care

NURS 6135 – Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Practicum in Intensive Care

NURS 6135 – Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Practicum in Intensive Care [Formerly NURS 342C]

This course is designed to provide clinical experience in development and application of the roles of the acute care adult nurse practitioner with an intensivist focus. The clinical setting will be used for application and evaluation of pathophysiologic and psychosocial concepts in planning and developing care in the clinical setting. Student will be assigned to multidisciplinary critical care teams and will rotate through these teams during the course. The student will practice in clinical settings for a total of 210 hours. Clinical conferences will be held weekly and will focus on pathophysiology, diagnoses, and therapeutic management related to episodic/chronic problems in critical care in the adult population.

Prerequisites: 6101, 6102, 6103, 6105, 6114; Pre/corequisite: 6124. [4] Spring


NSG 6140 – Introduction to Transplantation [Formerly NURS 345]

This elective course consists of didactic content related to the care of adults undergoing transplantation with emphasis on immunology, immunosuppression, and criteria for transplantation, as well as complications related to transplantation and immunosuppression. An overview of transplantation of the heart, lung, liver, kidney, pancreas, and bone marrow is presented. Ethical, psychosocial, and donor selection/management issues are discussed. [2] Spring


NSG 6141 – Introduction to Neurocritical Care and Management of Neurological Disease

This course provides an introduction into the subspecialty field of neurocritical care and management of neurological disease across care settings (i.e. outpatient specialty clinic to intensive care). This course will build upon a foundational understanding of neurocritical care and management of neurological disease specific to the role of the AGACNP or ENP.

Prerequisite: 6101, 6102, 6103, 6114. [2] Summer

NSG 6142 – Concepts in Advanced Trauma Nursing [Formerly NURS 396G]

This course explores, at an advanced practice level, pathophysiology, assessment and diagnosis and collaborative management of adults who have experienced a severe trauma. Each student will demonstrate in writing his or her ability to analyze, integrate, and synthesize pathophysiologic concepts and current research findings for the collaborative management of trauma patients.

Pre/corequisite: 6101, 6105 and 6114. [2] Spring


NSG 6143 – Fundamentals of Point of Care Ultrasound for the Advanced Practice Provider

This course introduces advanced practice students to the utilization of point of care ultrasound (POCUS) in clinical practice. Course concepts include basic ultrasound physics and mechanics, anatomical landmarks in the context of pathophysiology, ultrasound exam types, and ultrasound methods for diagnostic, procedural and therapeutic applications of the technology in patient care. Students will participate in module-based didactics and apply course concepts during hands on simulation experiences.

Pre/corequisite: 6102. [2] Summer

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