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.
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.
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.