Spring 2019


NGR 6210 


Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner I

This course introduces Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and Professional Certificate students in the AGACNP program to the foundational concepts in acute and critical care patient management. The course provides the foundation to provide advanced practice nursing care to critically ill individuals in acute care settings. Content includes Introduction to the AGACNP Role, Management of the Airway and Mechanical Ventilation, Cardiovascular & Hemodynamic Monitoring, Management of Invasive Lines, Management of Pleural Effusion, and Evaluation of Neurologic and Hematologic Diagnostics.






NGR 6175

Critical Care Pharmacology

Provides a general overview of the pharmacologic agents unique to the care of the critically ill and medically-complex unstable adult-gerontology client. Augments the foundation of evidence-based pharmacology knowledge of graduate nursing students and applys this knowledge to the care of the acute and critically ill adult-gerontology client. Topics include manahement of fluids, electrolytes, and minerals; diuretics and anti-hypertensives; sedatives, muslce relaxants, anti-epileptics, and neuropharmacologic/ psychiatric agents; neuromuscular blocking agents; anti-infectives; analgesics, acute, and chronic pain management; pulmonary medications; hormonal regimens and therapies; enteral and parenteral nutrition; antacids, prokinetics, proton punp inhibitors, antiemetics, and H2 modulators, vasoactive therapies; anticoagulants and thrombolytics; and hematologic agents.




NGR 7912C

Doctor of Nursing Practice Project II

Students enrolled in the last remaining semesters of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program complete an original scholarly-based clinical project and immersion in clinical practice designed to improve clinical outcomes of patients.