PCAC Curriculum

Students must complete 12 credit hours of coursework to meet the requirements for this certificate. The following two classes must be completed by all students enrolled in the certificate:

NA3117 RN Practice in Primary Care (3 credits) – REQUIRED

This course will introduce RN primary care delivery and design for population health initiatives.

NA3114 Care Coordination and Transition in Care (3 credits) – REQUIRED

This course will address the care coordination and transitions in care when caring for patients. Emphasis will be placed on the needs of patients with chronic diseases to include mental health and substance use conditions with a focus on population outcomes.

Students can then select two classes from the list below to fulfill the remaining course requirements:

NA3113 RN Practice in Primary Care and Substance Use Disorder (3 credits)

This course will address the opiate use disorder in primary care.

NA3116 Evidence-based Health Coaching in Interprofessional Practice (3 credits)

Introduction to evidence-based coaching approaches for lifestyle behavior change as integrated within interprofessional practice.

NA3115 Telehealth Assessment and Management in Primary Care (3 credits)

Application of RN primary care delivery and design for population health initiatives.

NA3111 Palliative and End of Life Care (3 credits)

Foundation for palliative care through exploration of individual, family and loved ones’ needs at the end of life.