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    Northern Kentucky University
  Jan 22, 2018
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NRP 602 Health Promotion & Disease Prevention (1 credit)

Hours: 1 classroom + 0 lab/studio
Prerequisite(s): BIO 668 .
Co-requisite(s): NRP 606  and NRP 608 .
Taught: Spring only
This didactic course will introduce current theories, issues and research related to health promotion and disease prevention in the adult, infant and child population as it relates to individuals, families, communities and populations. Emphasis will be placed on the role of the advanced practice nurse in risk assessment, screening, counseling and education from infancy through old age. Lifestyle, cultural, environmental, socio-economic, and genetic variables will be incorporated. Recognition of vulnerability across the adult lifespan and in the diverse settings of primary, chronic and acute care will be emphasized. Risk assessment and management will be grounded in evidence based practice principles and guidelines.

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