Graduate Catalog 2014-2015 [Archived Catalog]

NURS 736 - Family Nurse Practitioner Practicum II

This practicum course builds on the skills obtained in Family Nurse Practitioner IL The student will continue to develop the role of nurse practitioner in the primary care setting focusing on assessment and management of chronic and more complex acute care health problems across the lifespan. The student should manage episodic and follow up visits for chronic health and complex acute care issues. The student should demonstrate evidence based practice behaviors and adhere to standards of care to order and interpret diagnostic tests, prescribe therapeutics and develop a plan of care to manage disease states or conditions under the guidance of the preceptor. The student should provide physical, psychosocial, and spiritual care to the individuals and families through the integration of ethnicity, culture and community.

Prerequisites:
Admission into the Doctorate of Nursing Practice Program/Family Nurse Practitioner Specialization, NURS 730, 733, 734, (co-requisites 735, 737)

Credits: 4



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