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N 489H N 489H. Diagnosis and Management of Adult-Gerontology Health Problems. 4 Hours.

Theoretical and clinical content for management of health problems of adult patients across the life spectrum (young adults through older adults). Integration and application of skills and knowledge gained in previous adult-gerontology clinical nurse specialist coursework for adult patients in the acute or chronic setting. Pattern recognition, critical thinking, analysis, diagnostic testing, differential diagnosis, and medical management of common adult, older-adult health problems. Three lecture hours and four laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; Nursing 389C, 389D, 589E, 489F, 396C, and 396J; credit or registration for Nursing 395C or the equivalent; completion of all core courses in the adult health concentration; and consent of instructor.