This course provides nursing students with experience in varied acute and community-based settings. Opportunities are provided for students to apply theoretical principles to the care of diverse populations consistent with the specialty theory courses. Proficiency with care management interventions and technologies will be achieved during this practicum. Student experiences will include the application of evidence-based practice, clinical decision making, delegation and supervision, and financial aspects of care. Interdisciplinary collaboration is emphasized.
- Adhere to the standards of professional nursing practice.
- Apply ethical and legal principles in the provision of nursing care.
- Collaborate with clients, families and health team member in the delivery of nursing care to meet the health care needs of diverse populations across the lifespan.
- Demonstrate clinical reasoning in planning, delivering and evaluating safe 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.
- Implement Modeling and Role-Modeling concepts in the provision of nursing care.
- Use health promotion strategies in the care of individuals and families.