Metropolitan State University

NURS 600P : Intensive Practicum II

A. Course Description
Credits: 4
Lab Hours/ Weeks: Corequisites: None
Lecture Hours/ Week :  
MnTC Goals: None
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.
B. Course Effective Dates: 05/05/2016 - Present
C. Outline of Major Content Areas:
See Course Description for major content areas.
D. Learning Outcomes (General)
  1. Adhere to the standards of professional nursing practice.
  2. Apply ethical and legal principles in the provision of nursing care.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Identify nursing outcomes relevant to the health needs of clients in diverse populations and settings.
  6. Implement Modeling and Role-Modeling concepts in the provision of nursing care.
  7. Use health promotion strategies in the care of individuals and families.
E. Learning Outcomes (MN Transfer Curriculum)
This contains no goal areas.
G. Special Information
Community Engagement
Prerequisite: NURS 400P Intensive Practicum I. Note: This course meets at practicum sites in the community. This course is limited to students admitted to the Entry Level MSN program.