NSG 565 Health Care of Children, 3 credits

This course focuses on strategies for the delivery of health care to children and adolescents. Comprehensive health assessment of children including health promotion needs, growth and development, family and cultural dynamics, physical and psychosocial status are covered. Emphasis is placed on clinical therapeutics both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic that are appropriate for the management of children experiencing acute and chronic illnesses. Selected practice experiences are included.

Prerequisites: NSG 551, NSG 552, NSG 514,*NSG 554 for FNP students only