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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 Joan Castleman MS, RN [email protected] HPNP 4205 (352) 273-6362 Office hours: Wed.11:30-1:30pm DEPARTMENT CHAIR Jennifer H. Elder, PhD, RN, FAAN [email protected] HPNP 4221 (352) 273-6375 Office hours: By appointment only JACKSONVILLE CAMPUS DIRECTOR Andrea Gregg, DSN, RN [email protected] Jacksonville (904) 244-5172 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. COURSE OBJECTIVES (Continued): 4. Apply principles of epidemiology to draw inferences regarding the health status of
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diverse client populations. 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.
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