Biobehavioral Foundations of Acuity and Chronicity in Illness
Description: Lecture, four hours. Requisite: course 239B. Assessment, diagnosis, and management of common episodic and chronic adult health problems and conditions, including urgent care, for family and adult/gerontology primary care nurse practitioners. Application and evaluation of evidence-based interventions and clinical guidelines in diverse adult populations (late adolescence through old age). Analysis of health promotion, maintenance, and restoration approaches in special populations, including developmental, cultural, gender, life-stage perspectives, and functional impairment. Letter grading.