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Michele Acker
NURS 518
Seattle Campus

Advanced Practice Pediatric Primary Care Management

Focuses on use of clinical decision making framework to develop theoretically and empirically sound individualized management plans for the young child, with physical and behavioral symptoms of common pediatric illness, in the primary care setting. Prerequisite: PNP or FNP specialty, or permission of instructor.

Class description

Management of pediatric illnesses commonly seen in a primary care setting.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Lectures by instructor and guest community experts.

Recommended preparation

Try to read the assigned readings before class. Review both readings and class notes following each lecture. Avoid leaving all the readings until right before the exams. The exams are based on reading and lecture materials.

Class assignments and grading

Take home quiz. Self-study module on viral rashes.

2 exams (50 points each), 1 take home quiz (36 points). Total points 136. There will be an opportunity for several extra credit points on each exam. You must have a average of 2.8 or better to pass this class.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Additional Information
Last Update by Michele Acker
Date: 12/06/2006