NURS 578 - Acute/Emergent Care III
This is a hybrid course
This course provides the adult-gerontological acute care nurse practitioner student with a culminating practicum experience in order to demonstrate the knowledge and skills needed to proficiently deliver care to clients in acute, critical and chronic physical illness. Emphasis is placed upon the student’s independence in the application of knowledge of complex acute, critical and chronic physical illnesses while utilizing evidenced based clinical decision making, problem identification and management, and interdisciplinary collaboration of clients care.
Prerequisites: NURS 501 , NURS 502 , NURS 503 , NURS 504 , NURS 505 , NURS 520 , NURS 521 , NURS 522 , NURS 576 , NURS 577 (Corequisite: NURS 579 ), HUMN 505
5 credit hours
(5 credit hours practicum = 250 hours clinical)