Metropolitan State University

NURS 656P : Intensive Practicum III

A. Course Description
Lab Hours/ Weeks: Corequisites: None
Lecture Hours/ Week :  
MnTC Goals: None
This course focuses on the complex and collaborative nursing care of diverse populations. Student clinical experiences will occur in varied community based settings and include the application of public health evidence-based practice and principles and clinical decision making as they relate to the actual health needs of communities. ** Note: this is a variable credit course with credit range of 2 - 3.
B. Course Effective Dates: 08/24/2014 - Present
C. Outline of Major Content Areas:
See Course Description for major content areas.
D. Learning Outcomes (General)
  1. Apply modeling/role modeling principles with families experiencing health needs or developmental transitions.
  2. Design safe patient-centered and culturally responsive strategies in the delivery of clinical prevention and health promotion interventions to individuals, families, communities and aggregate populations.
  3. Develop, implement, and evaluate a plan to affect change at the systems level.
  4. Employ collaborative strategies in the design, coordination, and evaluation of an individual/family-centered care plan.
  5. Evaluate the effectiveness of clinical prevention interventions that affect individual and population-based health outcomes.
  6. Use effective communication strategies to develop, participate, and lead interprofessional teams and partnerships.
E. Learning Outcomes (MN Transfer Curriculum)
This contains no goal areas.
G. Special Information
Community Engagement