Feb 03, 2023  
Graduate Catalog 2012 - 2013 
    
Graduate Catalog 2012 - 2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NUR 530 - Health Assessment of the School- Aged Child and the Child with Special Needs

(3 credits)
Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in the School Nurse Licensure Program; Co-requiste: NUR 532 . This course introduces the techniques of physical assessment of the school-aged child. It is designed to view the child from a developmental perspective. Interviewing skills will be introduced. Theories associated with the care of children and their families will be explored, with emphasis given their health-seeking behaviors. Strategies for assessment of the medically fragile child will be discussed. The etiologies, characteristics, and treatment of medical disorders of children with moderate and severe disabilities will be addressed as will their learning and behavioral needs when participating in the development and implementation of individualized plans for eduaction and health care.


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