Sep 30, 2022  
2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (September 2022) 
    
2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (September 2022)
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PRAC 6810 - Advanced Pediatric Nursing Practicum I: Primary Care


(2 cr.)
Pediatric nurse practitioner students will synthesize their knowledge from previous clinical courses and experiences related to the issues and trends in healthcare needs of children from birth to young adulthood, including well-child care, age-appropriate anticipatory guidance, and the diagnosis and management of various pediatric conditions. The focus of this course is on pediatric nursing practice in the outpatient care environment of the pediatric patient. Students gain confidence in clinical experiences in a primary healthcare setting where they learn to take a subjective history, complete a thorough objective examination, made appropriate assessments with differentials, and plan both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment.
Prerequisites
  • NURS 6501
  • NURS 6512
  • NURS 6521
  • NURS 6052
  • NURS 6800

Note: This course requires a minimum of 160 clinical hours.



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