nrp545b | Graduate

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 musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal, hematological, neurological, and genito-urinary systems for adults and geriatric patients including implications for the individual as well as the family. In addition, management of psychiatric issues and skin pathology will be discussed. 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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    Management of Complex Patients

    • Explain emerging controversies, natural alternatives, and biopsychosocial issues that may affect the diagnosis and treatment plan.
    • Devise a management plan for a complex patient with a multisystem disease.

    • Evaluate outcomes of the implemented treatment plan.

    Dermatologic 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.

    Gastrointestinal 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.

    Renal Disorders

    • Evaluate outcomes of the implemented 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.

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

    Psychiatric 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.

    Neurologic Disorders

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

    • 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.

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

    Cephalgia

    • 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.

    Musculoskeletal 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.

    Immune and Autoimmune 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.

    Hematologic 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.

    Genitourinary 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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