Course Detail
Units:
3.0
Course Components:
Practicum
Description
The third in a series building on Practicum I and II, this course supports midwifery and women’s health nurse practitioner students’ progress towards the role of the safe beginning practitioner. Students will begin to integrate the philosophy and role of the independent practitioner; application of didactic knowledge and use of clinical skills in the ambulatory setting. Students apply didactic knowledge and clinical skills in the provision of women’s health care throughout the life span. In the ambulatory setting, students will increase their expertise (built on their foundation from Practicums I and II) in assessment, diagnosis and development and implementation of a plan of care with an emphasis on normal findings. Nurse midwifery students will be introduced to normal intrapartum in this course. Students will work under the close supervision of faculty/preceptors. This is a Credit / No Credit course.