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2010-2011 Graduate Catalog 
    
2010-2011 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURS 564 - Global Health for Clinicians

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Examination of factors contributing to and resulting in acute and chronic alterations in health across the lifespan in low resource settings. Students will examine roles and critically evaluate the impact of contextual factors on health care services, with emphasis on vulnerable people and global health settings. Focus on comprehensive team participation in providing clinical care in global health settings. Description and analysis of entry level advanced practice clinical management, risk reduction, health promotion, disease prevention and complex care of ill and injured newborns and adults, especially in settings with restricted health resources. Course content will concentrate on the management of women with common and acute health conditions (including HIV/AIDS), complications of pregnancy (including malaria) and post partum (including postpartum hemorrhage) in low resource settings. Development and clinical evaluation of evidence based care approaches will be incorporated. Clinical skills for immediate evidence based evaluation and management of the newborn also included. Includes strategies for perinatal care in disaster management in the U.S. including pandemic flu. Prerequisites: NURS 501 or Graduate Student in Nursing by permission. Elective.

Academic Level: Graduate
Instructional Method: Lecture
School: College of Nursing



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