Nurse Practitioner Review Course
Nurse Practitioner Review Course
This is a review course for nurse practitioners planning to return to practice. Students will have the opportunity to review physical assessment skills and EKG interpretation. Inpatient management for the most common acute care diagnoses will be presented and reviewed. Outpatient management for the most primary care diagnoses, as well as current screening guidelines will be presented and reviewed. Teaching techniques will include hands on skills practice, case studies, lecture and multimedia.
15 contact hours
NUN-0100: Nurse Practitioner Review Course. Tuition: $395
The course is generally offered once per year in the fall on a Saturday schedule for 3 Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. each day at our Rockville Centre campus. Click here for the schedule of classes. (Please note: only the upcoming schedule of course will be posted. Courses that have already taken place or are in progress will not appear) Registration information can be found by clicking on the course title in the schedule of classes link.
The schedule of classes comes out in our catalog which is mailed twice a year (January and July) to students who have made an inquiry or registered within the last 6 months. However, the most up-to-date scheduling information can be found on the program webpage. We will also email you monthly reminders of the upcoming schedule if you have provided us with an email address. Request a catalog or join our mailing list.
Learning Objectives: At the end of this program, the participant will be able to:
1. Describe the role of the advanced practice nurse in primary care.
2. Identify population appropriate screening guidelines.
3. Describe the various aspects of health promotion in primary care.
4. Given a case study, perform lifestyle assessment and identify appropriate primary care strategies for significant findings.
5. Identify primary care approach to skin disorders.
6. Identify diagnosis and current management strategies for common eye, ear, nose and throat disorders.
7. Identify diagnosis and current management strategies for common respiratory complaints.
8. Identify diagnosis and current management strategies for gastrointestinal complaints.
9. Identify diagnosis and current management strategies for cardiovascular diseases.
10. Identify diagnosis and current management strategies for genitourinary and gynecological complaints.
11. Describe essential primary care strategies for diagnosis and follow up of diabetes mellitus.
12. Identify diagnosis and current management strategies for musculoskeletal problems.
13. Identify age specific variations in assessment and treatment modalities.
14. Analyze individual professional competencies and needs.
15. Describe the role of the advanced practice nurse in the acute care setting.
16. Identify prevalence of common acute care admission diagnoses.
17. Identify diagnosis and management of Congestive heart failure.
18. Identify diagnoses and management strategies for chest pain.
19. Describe the 12 lead electrocardiogram and how it is used in the acute care setting.
20.Identify diagnosis and management of Cerebral vascular accident and Transient ischemic attacks.
21. Identify diagnosis and management of Renal Failure.
22. Identify diagnosis and management of ETOH toxicity.
23. Describe commonly used diagnostic tests, criteria for each order and its usefulness in the acute care setting.
24. Identify diagnosis and management of CAP.