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NURS:6104 Essentials of Pediatric Primary Care: Infants, Children, and Adolescents
Credit hours: 3 per Semester
Cluster: Children, Parents and Families, Advanced Nursing Practice


Course Level: Doctoral Advanced

Course Type: DNP


Course Open to: DNP Students

Institution:The University of Iowa

Pre-requisites: Prior graduate work in the infant, child, and adolescent population is suggested.

Course Description: This course builds on prior graduate course work to enhance foundational knowledge and skills in the infant, child, and adolescent population. Students will apply essential concepts of pediatric primary care to identify, diagnose, and manage health issues. Emphasis is placed on concepts such as growth and development, anticipatory guidance, and common pediatric health concerns that are managed in ambulatory health care systems. Core concepts for this course: evidence-based practice, clinical decision making, pediatric primary care management, diagnostic and laboratory evaluation, history and physical examination, critical thinking, family centered care, community and environment, and growth and development.


Method of Instruction: asynchronous

Delivery Platform: Canvas

Campus visits required: No

Course Contact: Lin Pierce



Tuition: NEXus Common Price


Other considerations:


Available Seats by Semester for this course:



Section: 0EWX
Seats: 3
Credits: 3 / Semester
Start Date: 06-14-21
End Date: 08-05-21

Funding to develop this project was provided in part by the U.S. Department of Education's Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education
and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
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