NPE-Nursing-Pediatrics

NPE 613. Primary Care Pediatric Pharmacology. 1 Hour.

This course is a supplement course for Primary Care Practitioner students to provide them with information necessary to safely and competently prescribe medications for infants, children and adolescents. It complements the information provided in NUR 613 Pharmacology and Therapeutics but focuses on the unique physiologic and metabolic characteristics of this population.Pre or corequisite: NUR 613.
Prerequisites: NUR 613 [Min Grade: B](Can be taken Concurrently) or NUR 613 [Min Grade: B](Can be taken Concurrently)

NPE 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 606 [Min Grade: B] or NUR 606 [Min Grade: B]) and (NUR 613 [Min Grade: B] or NUR 613 [Min Grade: B])

NPE 621. Nurse Practitioner Pediatric Primary Care I. 4-5 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 primary care pediatric patients and their families.
Prerequisites: (NUR 612 [Min Grade: B] or NUR 612 [Min Grade: B]) and (NUR 613 [Min Grade: B] or NUR 613 [Min Grade: B]) and (NUR 614L [Min Grade: B] or NUR 614L [Min Grade: B] or NUR 614 [Min Grade: B] or NUR 614 [Min Grade: B])

NPE 622. Nurse Practitioner Pediatric Primary Care II. 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 primary care pediatric patients 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 primary care pediatric patients and their families.
Prerequisites: (NPE 621 [Min Grade: B] or NPE 621 [Min Grade: B]) and (NPE 685L [Min Grade: P] or NPE 685L [Min Grade: P])

NPE 623. Nurse Practitioner Pediatric Primary Care III. 4-5 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 primary care 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: (NPE 622 [Min Grade: B] or NPE 622 [Min Grade: B]) and (NPE 686L [Min Grade: P] or NPE 686L [Min Grade: P])

NPE 685L. Practicum I: Nurse Practitioner Pediatric Primary Care. 2-3 Hours.

The purpose of this course is to demonstrate management strategies and apply selected practice models for the delivery of high quality care to primary care pediatric patients and their families. The focus of this course is on the delivery of health care services to primary care pediatric patients and their families. The emphasis of this course is on promoting the progression of competence within the Advanced Practice Nursing role.
Prerequisites: (NUR 612 [Min Grade: B] or NUR 612 [Min Grade: B]) and (NUR 613 [Min Grade: B] or NUR 613 [Min Grade: B]) and (NUR 614L [Min Grade: B] or NUR 614L [Min Grade: B] or NUR 614 [Min Grade: B] or NUR 614 [Min Grade: B])

NPE 686L. Practicum II: Nurse Practitioner Pediatric Primary Care. 2-3 Hours.

The purposes of this course are to prioritize management strategies and apply selected practice models for delivery of care to primary care pediatric patients 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 primary care pediatric patients 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: (NPE 621 [Min Grade: B] or NPE 621 [Min Grade: B]) and (NPE 685L [Min Grade: P] or NPE 685L [Min Grade: P])

NPE 687L. Practicum III: Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. 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: NPE 622 and NPE 686L. Corequisite: NPE 623.
Prerequisites: (NPE 622 [Min Grade: B] and NPE 686L [Min Grade: P]) or (NPE 622 [Min Grade: B] and NPE 686L [Min Grade: P])

NPE 692L. Practicum III: Nurse Practitioner Pediatric Primary Care Residency. 1-6 Hour.

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 primary care 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 primary care pediatric patients and their families.
Prerequisites: (NPE 622 [Min Grade: B] or NPE 622 [Min Grade: B]) and (NPE 686L [Min Grade: P] or NPE 686L [Min Grade: P])

NPE 721. Advanced Pediatric Nursing I. 5 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 Doctor of Nursing Practice prepared 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 primary care pediatric patients and their families.
Prerequisites: NPE 618L [Min Grade: P] and (NUR 614 [Min Grade: B] or NUR 614L [Min Grade: B])

NPE 722. Advanced Pediatric Nursing II. 4 Hours.

The purpose of this course is to integrate prior theoretical and practical knowledge for diagnoses and management of the health and illness for primary care pediatric patients and their families in the role of the Doctor of Nursing Practice prepared Advanced Practice Nurse. The focus of this course is on the health promotion and disease prevention and the management of strategies form 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 of primary care pediatric patients and their families.
Prerequisites: NPE 721 [Min Grade: B]

NPE 723. Advanced Pediatric Nursing III. 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 in on the utilization of complex models and systems of practice to deliver high quality evidence-based care as a Doctor of Nursing Practice prepared Advanced Practice Nurse to primary care pediatric patients and their families. The emphasis of the course in on the critical analysis of the evidence for applications that optimize health outcomes.
Prerequisites: NPE 722 [Min Grade: B] and NPE 785L [Min Grade: P]

NPE 785L. Practicum I: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. 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 primary care pediatric patients and their families. The focus of this course is on the delivery of health care services to primary pediatric patients and their families. The emphasis of this course is on promoting the progression of competence within the role of the Doctor of Nursing Practice prepared Advanced Practice Nurse.
Prerequisites: NPE 721 [Min Grade: B]

NPE 786L. Practicum II: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. 3 Hours.

The purposes of this course are to prioritize management strategies and apply selected practice models for delivery of care to primary care pediatric patients and their families. The focus of this course is to provide the student with opportunities to integrate in-depth diagnostic, management, and leadership skills in the role of the Doctor of Nursing Practice prepared Advanced Practice Nurse to provide care for primary care pediatric patients 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: NPE 722 [Min Grade: B] and NPE 685L [Min Grade: P]

NPE 792L. Residency: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. 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 competencies of the Doctor of Nursing Practice prepared Advanced Practice Nurse. 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: NPE 723 [Min Grade: B] and NPE 786L [Min Grade: P]