This course focuses on the advanced knowledge of acute, chronic and complex healthcare issues confronting women and children. Content will focus on assessment and diagnostic reasoning related to primary management of select populations. Issues include cost, quality, access, payment systems, and health information management. The family nurse practitioner role for enhancing health outcomes for diverse populations is also examined. Prerequisites: 500, 504, 506, 508, 512, 516, 517, 519, 529 or consent of the instructor. 3 S.H.