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NURS 671 Family Nurse Practitioner Practicum I

NOTE: Health clearance required.

Prerequisite: NUR 621, NUR 624, NUR 655, NUR 674, NUR 681, NUR 682.

Co-requisite: NURS 650.

Course Description: Clinical Practicum I. The practicum builds upon the student's proficiency in comprehensive health evaluation across the lifespan within the context of family, community and culture. Using and evidence-based practice framework the student will apply health promotion, disease prevention and screening recommendations, and access and manage most common acute chronic illnesses. Students will demonstrate knowledge of advanced pathophysiology, and pharmacologic interventions according to current standards of care across the lifespan in primary health care clinical settings while learning the family nurse practitioner's role and responsibilities in the provision of patient centered, ethical, culturally competent care.

Course Rotation: NY and PL: Spring.

Credits

1.2 credits

Prerequisite

NURS 640 Minimum Grade of B and NURS 681 Minimum Grade of B and NURS 682 Minimum Grade of B and NURS 801 Minimum Grade of B and NURS 802 Minimum Grade of B and NURS 803 Minimum Grade of B and NURS 804 Minimum Grade of B

Corequisite

NURS 650