NSG 514 Foundations of Advanced Practice Nursing, 3 credits

Emphasis is placed on the foundations of advanced nursing practice. Course content focuses on the analysis of the health status of individuals, families, and communities. Students learn to develop a comprehensive database, including skills in health history and physical examination. Family and community assessment techniques are examined. Conceptualizations, role development, and competencies of advanced practice are also explored. Laboratory practice hours are required for this course.

Prerequisite: Undergraduate health assessment course, and NSG 552