This clinical practicum course focuses on the application and synthesis of theoretical principles and nursing concepts in the care of diverse clients and populations. Emphasis will be placed on the collaborative utilization of resources in a variety of community based and acute health care settings. Students will participate in an intensive practice immersion in preparation for the professional nurse role. Competence Statement: Knows nursing concepts well enough to demonstrate the planning, implementation, and evaluation of care to individuals, families, and communities in diverse settings.
- Demonstrate clinical reasoning in planning, delivering and evaluating nursing care that is culturally competent and evidence based to meet the needs of clients across health care settings.
- Identify nursing outcomes relevant to the health needs of clients in diverse populations and settings.
- Use principles of care management in the coordination and management of care for selected individuals or aggregate populations.
- Apply knowledge of global, cultural and socioeconomic factors in the holistic care of individuals and families in a variety of care settings.
- Collaborate with patients, families, health team members, and community-based providers in the delivery of care focusing on prevention and health promotion to meet the health care needs of diverse populations.
- Apply ethical and legal principles in the provision of nursing care.
- Implement Modeling and Role-Modeling concepts in the provision of holistic nursing care.