Juvann M. Wolff
Focus on diagnosis and management of common primary care problems of adolescents and adults, including older adults, within advanced nursing practice. Emphasizes individual and family responses and nursing strategies including differential diagnosis, treatment, patient education, and follow-up. Content focus changes each quarter. Prerequisite: permission of instructor; recommended: concurrent field work.
Clinical information about the diagnosis and management of a variety of psychosocial and complex medical conditions such as anxiety, cognitive disorders, diabetes, headache and thyroid disorders in the adult population.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
All lectures by subject matter experts delivered by videostream only for the fall course. All course work, quizzes, discussions and information via web.
Read recommended readings. Review lectures from NURS 500/501, course outlines and objectives prior to each class. Be prepared to participate in a discussion board regarding questions on the subject matter and the critical thinking involved in diagnosing primary care heatlh concerns. Must be present on campus for final examination.
Class assignments and grading
Two online tests plus an in-class final exam. Scantrons will be utilized (students will purchase prior to test) for final examination.
Email instructor at firstname.lastname@example.org for instructions and key to access course website.
Quizes, final examination, participation in discussion board.