Prerequisites: Graduate status in Nursing OR Instructor Consent.
This is the second of six clinical courses in which students work with a preceptor in an acute health care setting. Students will continue to practice their skills in assessment, diagnoses, including differential diagnoses and medical decision making, laboratory and other diagnostic studies interpretations, development of a comprehensive plan of care, implementation and evaluation of prescribed treatments. The focus may include one or more of the following: internal medicine, surgical, pulmonary or cardiac patients. The Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) role within the context of local, state and national levels will also be reviewed.