Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP)

 
Each home study package contains an extensive course manual,
a set of audio cds recording of Barkley & Associates' nurse
practitioner certification review so that you can study and 
listen at your own pace, and a 100-item DRT!

 
    • Commuting to work

    • At the gym

    • Working around the house
    • Taking a walk

    • On your iPod
  • All certification bodies accept AANP - approved CE to meet recertification requirements.




Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP) Home Study

 Extensive Review of System-Specific Conditions Related to Women’s Health

 Certification Review/Clinical Update Continuing Education Course

  • This program has been granted 19.5 contact hours of continuing education
  • Extensive course manual
  • Complete set of audio CD recordings of Barkley & Associates’ live course certification review
  • Free 100-item Diagnostic Readiness Test 

 Course Overview

 Test-taking and Study Strategies for Success

 Clinical Assessment

  • Anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology
  • Comprehensive vs. problem-focused histories
  • Diagnostic tests
  • Differential diagnoses
  • Epidemiology
  • Health assessment
  • Laboratory analyses
  • Prioritization of care
  • Psychiatric evaluations
  • Referral/collaborative practice
  • Risk analysis
  • Screening methods

 

  Diagnosis and Clinical Management for Gynecologic Disorders

  • Breast disorders
  • Cancer
  • Gynecologic disorders
  • Hormones
  • Infertility
  • Male issues affecting women’s health
  • Malignant disorders
  • Menstrual cycle
  • Menstrual disorders
  • Pregnancy prevention
  • Reproductive anatomy
  • STIDs
  • Unintended pregnancy

 

  Extensive Review of Primary Care Health Problems

  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular disorders
  • Endocrine disorders
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Genitourinary disorders
  • Immunologic disorders
  • Musculoskeletal disorders
  • Neurologic/psychiatric disorders
  • Respiratory disorders
  • Skin disorders

  

 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

  • Counseling patients
  • Diverse population considerations
  • Epidemiology
  • Evaluating outcomes
  • Growth and development considerations
  • Needs assessment
  • Patient and family teaching
  • Primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention
  • Risk analysis
  • Screening recommendations
  • Therapeutic communication
  • Up-to-date statistics

  

 Obstetric-Related Diagnosis and Clinical Management

  • Complications of pregnancy
  • Fetal assessment
  • Physiology of pregnancy
  • Postpartum care
  • Pregnancy-specific conditions
  • Prenatal care

  

 Professional Role

  • Advocating for the patient
  • Billing and reimbursement
  • Confidentiality
  • Credentialing
  • Ethical principles
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Informed consent
  • Leadership roles
  • Legal principles
  • Medical futility
  • Multidisciplinary collaboration
  • Peer review
  • Privileging
  • Research methods
  • Scope of practice
  • Standards of practice
  • Time management