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The focus is now broadened to include primary health care of larger target populations. Assessment of the individual includes cultural traditions, family issues, and social and economic policies affecting the client. The primary care needs of target populations such as frail elders, the homeless, and the developmentally and/or physically disabled are the focus of in-depth discussions. Issues of advanced practice including prescription-writing, legislative initiatives, ethical dilemmas of primary care and collaborative practice are explored. Prerequisites: NURS 582 and NURS 582A (3 credits)