NURS9150-L1 Diagnosis/Mgt Women´s Health (Summer 2020: Doctora)

Course Details

Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account. Visit http://rmu.blackboard.com/ for more information.
Session, Dates: 3 (05/11/2020 - 07/16/2020)
Days: ONLINE
Time: -
Location: Internet/Online
Room:
Seats Available: 4 Seats
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course focuses upon adolescence through senescence in regard to health promotion, wellness maintenance, disease prevention, early detection of problems, prompt treatment of acute illness, and support for management and self-care during chronic conditions. The role of gender in health care politics locally and globally and concern for special populations such as the lesbian and transgendered and disabled women are explored. The use of hypothesis driven inquiry with opportunities to develop problem solving abilities is promoted. Developmental characteristics of adolescence, young adulthood and middle adulthood and old age and issues related to pharmacologic therapies and alternative and complimentary medicine are discussed. Women as care provider and patient and the partnership between care providers and women are explored. Healthy People 2020 recommendations are considered in relationship to eliminating health care disparities. Students access evidence for best practices, evaluate the sources of this evidence and tailor recommendations to women's health practice.

Prerequisites: NURS8110 and NURS8130

Co-requisite: NURS9155

About the Instructor(s)

Susan D. Hellier, Ph.D.
Professor of Nursing
Nursing

hellier@rmu.edu
412-397-5245 phone
412-397-3277 fax
Scaife Hall 125
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