Course Detail
3.0 - 4.0
Course Components:
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Prerequisite: NURS 6007, 6020, 6030, 6050; the didactic class, Adult Acute Care (NURS 6466) is a co-requisite (or pre-requisite), completion of ACLS (or completion during the Fall semester).
Students work with a preceptor in an acute health care setting to integrate and synthesize knowledge about health & disease, research findings and an advanced knowledge of pharmacology and therapeutics and to apply this knowledge to the needs of patients and their families. Clinical conferences/seminars include discussion of the nurse practitioner and clinical nurse specialist role within the context of state and national health issues; presentation and analysis of clinical cases, and discussion of other clinical topics. Students also develop skills using simulation models.