2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
    Apr 02, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog

NURS 630 - Pediatric/Family Nurse Practitioner Practicum


Credits: Three (3)
The nurse practitioner practicum experience provides the student with an opportunity to assume responsibility for the primary health care services of individuals and families under the supervision of an established nurse practitioner and/or physician preceptor. The student is expected to assume increasing responsibility for planning and implementing therapeutic processes and for documenting and evaluating outcomes of care. The role of the FNP in health problem management, family involvement, health promotion and teaching, health maintenance, and continued collaboration with health professionals are emphasized.
Note: The practicum requires 235 clinical practice hours in the areas of pediatrics and women’s health.

Prerequisite: NURS-623 and NURS-624 or their equivalents
Corequisite: NURS-629