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Prerequisite: NURS 6897, 6396, 6107, and 6450 or Instructor's consent.
This is an advanced diagnostic reasoning class that will focus on the skills nurse practitioners need to recognize unusual presentations of usual illnesses and usual presentations of unusual illnesses, a zebra. The intended audience is graduate level nurse practitioner students (family, adult, acute care, woman's health and gerontology) who have successfully completed all of the coursework through N6897, N6396, N6107 and N6450. At this point in the curriculum, they have demonstrated skills in assessment, diagnoses, differential diagnosis, ordering and interpretation of laboratory and other diagnostic tests and arriving at a given diagnosis with rationale.