Juvann M. Wolff
Lecture, discussion, and laboratory sessions to develop students' assessment, diagnostic, and monitoring expertise in the care of acutely ill individuals. Students refine clinical decision-making skills, apply specialized assessments, gain insight into clinical experts' critical thinking, and refine assessment knowledge for a specific patient population. Prerequisite: NCLIN 501 or equivalent.
Web based course. Students will understand the critical thinking process in applying diagnostic testing, imaging studies, laboratory tests in diagnosis of patient presenting symptoms and signs.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Web based teaching through case studies, quiz, videostreamed lectures, CD lecture and an on-line discussion board.
Review the recommended readings, utilize the discussion board to communicate with fellow students regarding clinical questions and decision making challenges.
Class assignments and grading
Small group presentation on the last day of class
Quizzes, participation in discussion board, small group discussions