Graduate Catalog 2014-2015 [Archived Catalog] [Archived Catalog]

NURS 730 - Family Nurse Practitioner Practicum I

This practicum course introduces the student to nurse practitioner role in the primary care setting and focuses on wellness and the delivery of acute health care across the lifespan. Students will provide physical, psychosocial and spiritual care through health history taking, conducting physical examinations, and build skills in diagnostic reasoning. Principles of health prevention/promotion, health maintenance and risk assessment will be applied to individual and family care within the context of culture, ethnicity and community. The student may participate in the diagnosis and plan of care with the guidance of the preceptor.

Prerequisites:
Admission into the Doctorate Nursing Practice Program/Family Nurse Practitioner Specialization, NURS 700, 711, 712, 713, 715, 721, 732 (NUR5 733, 734 and 832 co-requisites).

Credits: 2



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