NCC-Nursing-Child/Adolescent

NCC 613. Acute & Continuing Care Pediatric Pharmacology. 1 Hour.

This course is a supplementary course for Acute and Continuing Care Nurse Practitioner students to provide them with information necessary to safely and competently prescribe medications for infants, children and adolescents. It complements the infromation provided in NUR 613 Pharmacology and Therapeutics but focues on the unique physiologic and metabolic characteristics of this population.

NCC 618L. Focus on Advanced Nursing Practice Specialization. 3 Hours.

The purpose of this course will be the study of specialty track specific topics. The focus of the course will be on providing foundational materials for specialized areas of advanced nursing practice. Emphasis is on exploring specific advanced nursing practice competencies.
Prerequisites: (NUR 613 [Min Grade: B] or NUR 613 [Min Grade: B])

NCC 621. Advanced Pediatric Nursing I - Acute Care. 4 Hours.

The purpose of this course is to introduce essential concepts in the safe and effective provision of advanced practice nursing. The focus of this course is to prepare the student to implement the role of the Advanced Practice Nurse. The emphasis of this course is on the acquisition of the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver safe and effective care to children, adolescents and their families.

NCC 622. Advanced Pediatric Nursing II - Acute Care. 2-4 Hours.

The purpose of this course is to integrate prior theoretical and practical knowledge for diagnoses and management of the health and illness of children, adolescents and their families. The focus of this course is on health promotion and disease prevention and management strategies from inter-professional domains. The emphasis of this course is to examine current evidence that supports the delivery of safe and high quality evidence-based care to children, adolescents and their families.
Prerequisites: (NCC 621 [Min Grade: B] or NCC 621 [Min Grade: B]) and (NCC 685L [Min Grade: P] or NCC 685L [Min Grade: P])

NCC 623. Advanced Pediatric Nursing III - Acute Care. 5 Hours.

The purpose of this course is to synthesize in-depth knowledge and theoretical concepts as related to advanced practice nursing. The focus of this course is on the utilization of complex models and systems of practice to deliver high quality evidence-based care to pediatric patients and their families. The emphasis of the course is on the critical analysis of the evidence for applications that optimize health outcomes.
Prerequisites: (NCC 622 [Min Grade: B] or NCC 622 [Min Grade: B]) and (NCC 686L [Min Grade: P] or NCC 686L [Min Grade: P])

NCC 685L. Clinical Practicum I: Advanced Pediatric Nursing - Acute Care. 3 Hours.

The purpose of this course is to demonstrate management strategies and apply selected practice models for the delivery of high quality care to children, adolescents and their families. The focus of this course is on the delivery of health care services to children, adolescents and their families. The emphasis of this course is on promoting the progression of competence within the Advanced Practice Nursing role.

NCC 686L. Clinical Practicum II: Advanced Pediatric Nursing - Acute Care. 3 Hours.

The purposes of this course are to prioritize management strategies and apply selected practice models for delivery of care to children, adolescents and their families. The focus of this course is to provide the student with opportunities to integrate in depth diagnostic and management skills to provide care for children, adolescents and their families. The emphasis of this course is on the formulation and management of individualized treatment plans based on diagnostic findings and current practice models.
Prerequisites: (NCC 621 [Min Grade: B] or NCC 621 [Min Grade: B]) and (NCC 685L [Min Grade: P] or NCC 685L [Min Grade: P])

NCC 688L. Child/Adolescent Acute and Continuing Care Nurse Practitioner Practicum III. 2 Hours.

This course prepares the student in the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner role. The student develops the Pediatric NP role with patients/clients by providing pediatric health care services to clients (i.e. individuals, families, groups) emphasizing the promotion of health and the prevention of disease throughout the course of clinical experiences over two or three academic terms. Further, the student continues to apply knowledge and current research findings to the management of actual and potential health problems, which include common diseases and human responses to disease. It is anticipated that the student will be increasingly independent and skilled as each clinical experience progresses, allowing him/her to become more proficient and to contribute to the management of more complex health problems. The following elements are integrated into the course: critical thinking, professional presentations, research utilization, scientific integrity and ethics, human diversity and social issues. The advanced practice role emphasis in this course encompasses a trajectory of the nurse practitioner experience from novice to beginning expert, including interdisciplinary collaboration, coach, educator, consultant roles. Prerequisite: NCC 622 and NCC 686L. Corequisite: NCC 623.
Prerequisites: (NCC 622 [Min Grade: B] and NCC 686L [Min Grade: P]) or (NCC 622 [Min Grade: B] and NCC 686L [Min Grade: P])

NCC 692L. Clinical Practicum III: Advanced Pediatric Nursing - Acute Care - Residency. 4 Hours.

The purpose of this course is to enhance acquired management strategies and the use of best practice models in the delivery of high quality evidence-based care to pediatric patients and their families. The focus of this course is to evaluate progress toward achievement of professional competencies. The emphasis is on the incorporation of evidence and concepts from previous coursework and clinical practice to improve the health status of pediatric patients and their families.
Prerequisites: (NCC 622 [Min Grade: B] or NCC 622 [Min Grade: B]) and (NCC 686L [Min Grade: P] or NCC 686L [Min Grade: P])