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Graduate Catalog 2013-2014

NURS 617 - Advanced Clinical Applications for the Nurse Educator


THIS COURSE IS OFFERED ONLINE ONLY

This course provides the student advanced health assessment skills within a selected population. Biopsychosocial, cultural, spiritual, physical, ethical concepts, and systems theory will be integrated into managing advanced health care needs of the client. Students will apply the nursing process and focus on improving patient outcomes. The theoretical framework for simulation design for nursing education, the nursing process, collaborative learning and guided reflection will be explored to create student-centered
educational experiences for attainment of clinical skills and critical thinking.

An educational site affiliation agreement with a student selected approved facility is secured and a practicum contract is developed and established with an approved nurse educator preceptor prior to enrollment in this course; advanced clinical application practicum hours are initiated in NURS 617. Students must meet all prepracticum requirements prior to enrollment in NURS 617; refer to Graduate Nursing Handbook for pre-practicum requirements.

Prerequisites:
NURS 504, 505, 506, 521; admission to the MSN program

Credits: 3



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