N 394Q N 394Q. Pediatric Acute Care Management I. 3 Hours.
Designed to prepare students to recognize, interpret, and respond to emerging health crises and organ system dysfunction or failure in children with complex acute, critical, and chronic health conditions. Emphasizes patient stabilization, minimizing complications, restoring maximal health potential through risk reduction, and providing physical and psychosocial support to the patient and family. Acute, critical, and chronic disorders within selected physiological systems are explored from a developmental and multicultural perspective. Six lecture hours every other week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, Nursing 394E and 194F, credit or registration for Nursing 293P and 395D, concurrent enrollment in Nursing 294R, and consent of instructor.