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NURS 5120 Advanced Nursing Practice

3 hours


This course will emphasize the integration and application of advanced health assessment techniques, evidence-based pharmacology practices and knowledge of pathophysiology to promote excellent direct patient care. The course is organized using the top mortality and morbidity categories for the United States of America, as well as the social determinants of health. This course incorporates ethical and cultural considerations across the life span. The 45-contact hour Clinical Practicum provides an opportunity for students to deliver direct patient care at the master's level to strengthen his/her patient care delivery skills. Faculty and preceptors facilitate clinical practice experiences that focus on complex assessment and treatment of clients. Students will present direct patient care findings from a variety of settings.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the MSN or MSN/MBA program or permission of Nursing Department Chair or Program Director.
Pre or corequisite(s): NURS 5010 Professional Communication in Nursing.