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Adult And Geriatric Management

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This two-part, combined theory and clinical course focuses on management of common pathological conditions related to the cardiovascular, respiratory, endocrine, and neurovascular systems for adults and geriatric patients including implications for the individual as well as the family. Theory and clinical experiences emphasize prevention, disease management, and evaluation of patient outcomes. Identification and application of pharmacological therapies are incorporated.



This graduate-level course is 12 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 4
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 12 weeks

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    Diabetes Mellitus Complications

    • Use subjective and objective data-collection techniques to develop a combination of working and potential differential diagnoses.

    • Develop an age-appropriate evidenced-based treatment plan.

    • Evaluate outcomes of the implemented treatment plan.

    • Explain emerging controversies, natural alternatives, and biopsychosocial issues that may affect the diagnosis and treatment plan.

    • Analyze current and emerging evidence-based prevention and treatment strategies.

    Disorders of Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat

    • Analyze current and emerging evidence-based prevention and treatment strategies.

    • Use subjective and objective data-collection techniques to develop a combination of working and potential differential diagnoses.

    • Develop an age-appropriate evidenced-based treatment plan.
    • Evaluate outcomes of the implemented treatment plan.

    • Explain emerging controversies, natural alternatives, and biopsychosocial issues that may affect the diagnosis and treatment plan.

    Lower Respiratory Tract Disorders

    • Evaluate outcomes of the implemented treatment plan.

    • Explain emerging controversies, natural alternatives, and biopsychosocial issues that may affect the diagnosis and treatment plan.

    • Analyze current and emerging evidence-based prevention and treatment strategies.

    • Use subjective and objective data-collection techniques to develop a combination of working and potential differential diagnoses.

    • Develop an age-appropriate evidenced-based treatment plan.

    Endocrine Disorders

    • Analyze current and emerging evidence-based prevention and treatment strategies.

    • Use subjective and objective data-collection techniques to develop a combination of working and potential differential diagnoses.

    • Evaluate outcomes of the implemented treatment plan.

    • Develop an age-appropriate evidenced-based treatment plan.

    • Explain emerging controversies, natural alternatives, and biopsychosocial issues that may affect the diagnosis and treatment plan.

    Women’s Reproductive Health

    • Analyze current and emerging evidence-based prevention and treatment strategies.

    • Use subjective and objective data-collection techniques to develop a combination of working and potential differential diagnoses.

    • Evaluate outcomes of the implemented treatment plan.

    • Explain emerging controversies, natural alternatives, and biopsychosocial issues that may affect the diagnosis and treatment plan.

    • Develop an age-appropriate evidenced-based treatment plan.

    Cardiovascular Risk Disorders

    • Develop an age-appropriate evidenced-based treatment plan.

    • Analyze current and emerging evidence-based prevention and treatment strategies.

    • Use subjective and objective data-collection techniques to develop a combination of working and potential differential diagnoses.

    • Evaluate outcomes of the implemented treatment plan.

    • Explain emerging controversies, natural alternatives, and biopsychosocial issues that may affect the diagnosis and treatment plan.

    Coronary Disease

    • Analyze current and emerging evidence-based prevention and treatment strategies.

    • Use subjective and objective data-collection techniques to develop a combination of working and potential differential diagnoses.

    • Develop an age-appropriate evidenced-based treatment plan.

    • Evaluate outcomes of the implemented treatment plan.

    • Explain emerging controversies, natural alternatives, and biopsychosocial issues that may affect the diagnosis and treatment plan.

    Cardiac Disorders

    • Analyze current and emerging evidence-based prevention and treatment strategies.

    • Use subjective and objective data-collection techniques to develop a combination of working and potential differential diagnoses.

    • Develop an age-appropriate evidenced-based treatment plan.

    • Evaluate outcomes of the implemented treatment plan.

    • Explain emerging controversies, natural alternatives, and biopsychosocial issues that may affect the diagnosis and treatment plan.

    Adaptation to the Nurse Practitioner Role

    • Apply biopsychosocial theories to clinical practice.

    • Adapt to the primary care provider role.

    • Demonstrate ethical and professional behavior as an evolving primary care practitioner.

    • Apply diagnostic or clinical reasoning strategies to clinical practice.

    Diabetes Mellitus

    • Analyze current and emerging evidence-based prevention and treatment strategies.

    • Use subjective and objective data-collection techniques to develop a combination of working and potential differential diagnoses.

    • Develop an age-appropriate evidenced-based treatment plan.

    • Evaluate outcomes of the implemented treatment plan.

    • Explain emerging controversies, natural alternatives, and biopsychosocial issues that may affect the diagnosis and treatment plan.

    Documentation Related to Coding and Billing

    • Use correct documentation strategies with different types of coding and various levels of billing.

    Evidence-Based Practice

    • Gather evidence-based practice resources.

    • Compare current practices with evidence-based guidelines.

    Health Promotion and Health Maintenance

    • Use preventive strategies accounting for both vital statistics of disease and patient variables.

    • Evaluate diagnosis and treatment practices across different age and demographic groups.

    • Evaluate health promotion and maintenance practices across different age and demographic groups.

    Cardiovascular Disorders

    • Analyze current and emerging evidence-based prevention and treatment strategies.

    • Use subjective and objective data-collection techniques to develop a combination of working and potential differential diagnoses.

    • Develop an age-appropriate evidenced-based treatment plan.

    • Evaluate outcomes of the implemented treatment plan.

    • Explain emerging controversies, natural alternatives, and biopsychosocial issues that may affect the diagnosis and treatment plan.

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