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2012-2013 Graduate Bulletin 
2012-2013 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NU 721 - Science of Anatomy and Diagnostic Reasoning

Credits: 3

Prerequisite: Advanced Pathophysiology

This course provides the nurse practitioner with advanced knowledge of both the science and meaning of diagnostic reasoning as it relates to the evaluation and treatment of patients.  Provides the nurse practitioner with a more comprehensive knowledge of anatomy and clinical laboratory values and roentography; allowing the nurse practitioner to diagnose a wider and more complex range of patient conditions.  Appropriate use of non-roentographic imaging, as well as the changing standards for the appropriate diagnosis of most disease conditions will be discussed and examined.  This course will challenge students to synthesize an expanded knowledge base with their previous learning and experiences to become better diagnostic clinicians.

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