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NURS 741 - Primary Care I (3)

Corequisite: NURS - 740. Combination seminar-practicum course designed to provide the student with the knowledge and clinical practice relevant to the roles of advanced practice nurses providing primary health care across the lifespan. This course emphasizes health promotion, risk assessment and disease prevention in adults. Students will have the opportunity to examine models of health and wellness, principles of self care, clinical strategies for prevention and early detection of disease, risk appraisal and behavioral modification strategies and the assessment of the impact of cultural, socioeconomic, developmental, environmental and occupational factors in the process of risk apprasial and choosing appropriate health promotion interventions. Critical analyses of health promotion/disease prevention strategies will be accomplished through application of research data and various theoretical frameworks.