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NSG 555. APN Adult Health/Gero Differential Diagnosis. 3 Credits.

This course provides didactic content to prepare the CNS to provide primary and/or acute care to older adults. From a case study approach students will examine advanced nursing management of health, illness, and disease states in older adults as compared to younger adults. Content addresses differential diagnosis and management of common health problems, including appropriate physical assessment, diagnostic procedures, laboratory tests, and follow-up care for patients with both acute and chronic conditions. Students use evidence-based care and clinical guidelines to provide safe, holistic and cost effective care to the adult and geriatric patient in variety of healthcare settings.
Distance education offering may be available.

Department of Nursing

http://catalog.wcupa.edu/graduate/health-sciences/nursing/

...adults). Distance education offering may be available. NSG 555. APN Adult Health/Gero Differential Diagnosis...