NURS 590. Complex Problems in Family Primary Care. 4 Hours.

Semester course; 3.5 lecture and .5 laboratory hours (20 laboratory contact hours). 4 credits (3.5 credits lecture and .5 credits laboratory). Prerequisite: NURS 589. This course builds upon knowledge and skills from prior courses and clinical practicum experiences. The course provides content on the management of complex health issues across the lifespan. Students will increase knowledge and decision-making skills in the primary care treatment of vulnerable populations and patients with multiple comorbidities, as well as selecting appropriate pharmacotherapeutics.