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NPM 553 Experiencing Addictions
Credit hours: 3 per Semester
Cluster: Advanced Nursing Practice, Diverse and Vulnerable Populations,Other®num=


Course Level: Doctoral Intermediate

Course Type: DNP


Course Open to: Both Phd and DNP students

Institution:University at Buffalo

Pre-requisites: none

Course Description: This course focuses on the primary care of individuals and families experiencing health problems related to addictions, including substance abuse, alcoholism, and nicotine dependency, impulse control disorders, such as sex addiction and pathological gambling, and the continuum of eating disorders of anorexia, bulimia, and obesity. The roles of family nurse practitioners in health promotion, harm reduction, screening, assessing, diagnosing, managing, and evaluating the care of these health problems are delineated. The use of interdisciplinary approaches and community resources, especially with culturally diverse, high risk and/or under served populations, is emphasized.


Method of Instruction: asynchronous

Delivery Platform: UB Learns (Blackboard)

Campus visits required: none

Course Contact: Louiza Case



Tuition: NEXus Common Price


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Section: NPM 553
Instructor:PA Nisbet
Credits: 3 / Semester

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