NSG 554 Diagnostic Reasoning and Therapeutic Interventions for Primary Care, 3 credits

This is a laboratory/clinical course designed to assist students to use clinical decision-making theory as the foundation for performing clinical interventions. Data collection and hypothesis formulation is emphasized. Students practice psychomotor and psychosocial therapeutic interventions in a variety of clinical settings. A beginning understanding of the role of the family nurse practitioner is stressed. (A minimum of 135 hours of combined laboratory and clinical practice are required for this course.)

Corequisite for FNP students only: NSG 514