Clinical Procedures in Primary Care Settings (2)

  • MN-NP

NURS 509

An overview of common office procedures used in primary care practice by a Nurse Practitioner (NP). Primary care diagnostic and treatment procedures such as x-ray interpretation, ECG interpretation, IUD insertion, suturing, shave and punch biopsies and administration of local anesthesia.


  • Understand principles foundational to selected diagnostic tests
  • Describe indications for ordering specific diagnostic tests
  • Understand principles underlying immunizations
  • Demonstrate the ability to interpret selected diagnostic tests, including ECG, x-ray, ultrasound, Doppler, CT scan and PEFR/screening spirometry
  • Perform common minor office procedures safely and in a manner that ensures client comfort

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