NGR 6636-sec 8199- Fall 2009 Syllabus

NGR 6636-sec 8199- Fall 2009 Syllabus - UNIVERSITY OF...

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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA COLLEGE OF NURSING COURSE SYLLABUS FALL 2009 COURSE NUMBER NGR 6636 COURSE TITLE Health Promotion and Role Development in Advanced Nursing Practice CREDITS 3 PLACEMENT Variable PREREQUISITE None COREQUISITE None FACULTY Karen S.Reed, MSN, DHSc, RN, CRRN ksreed@ufl.edu HPNP 3235 Office: (352) 273-6097 Cell: (352) 514-8565 DEPARTMENT CHAIR Jennifer H. Elder, PhD, RN, FAAN elderjh@ufl.edu HPNP 4221 (352) 273-6359 Office phone: (352)273 6375 Office hours: By appointment only COURSE DESCRIPTION This course provides the student with a strong theoretical foundation for wellness, health promotion, disease prevention, and maintenance of function across the lifespan. The emphasis is on theories and research to promote and preserve wellness lifestyles in client populations using epidemiological principles, disease risk appraisal and reduction, and other tools. Roles in advanced nursing practice as they relate to the health of diverse individuals, families and communities are identified and explored. COURSE OBJECTIVES Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to: 1. Describe the evolution of the advanced practice nursing role. 2. Compare and contrast role expectations and responsibilities among advanced nursing practice specialists as well as among other health care providers. 3. Describe the relationship between health promotion and the advanced practice roles of teacher, counselor, advocate, clinician, change agent, researcher, collaborator, and consultant. 4. Apply principles of epidemiology to draw inferences regarding the health status of diverse client populations. COURSE OBJECTIVES (Continued):
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5. Incorporate theories and research in generating teaching and counseling strategies to promote and preserve health and healthy lifestyles in culturally diverse client populations. 6. Develop strategies to create partnerships with community stakeholders to define wellness needs and plan implementation and evaluate culturally appropriate wellness, health promotion and disease prevention programs. 7. Utilize a multidisciplinary approach to plan care which will empower clients to attain and maintain wellness, promote health, and prevent disease. 8. Analyze risk factors and appropriate prevention strategies for selected acute and chronic diseases. COURSE SCHEUDLE Section Day 8199 Web-based E-Learning is the course management system that you will use for this course. E-Learning is accessed by using your Gatorlink account name and password at http://lss.at.ufl.edu . There are several tutorials and student help links on the E-Learning login site. If you have technical questions call the UF Computer Help Desk at 352-392-HELP or send email to helpdesk@ufl.edu . It is important that you regularly check your Gatorlink account email for College and University
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NGR 6636-sec 8199- Fall 2009 Syllabus - UNIVERSITY OF...

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