NSG6440: Practicum IV: Family Health - Primary Care

Area of Study
Credits 6.0
This course culminates the student’s role as the Family Nurse Practitioner through didactic and clinical experiences. Students continue to work with their approved local preceptor/s and refine their practice of the FNP Advanced Practice Nurse professional role. Emphasis is placed on a variety of primary care clinical experiences that build upon the student’s knowledge base. The student’s level of function becomes more independent in practice. Students and faculty will analyze and evaluate these experiences on patients across the lifespan. Mentoring, coaching and precepting are provided by approved and currently licensed and certified physicians or Advanced Practice Registered Nurses. A minimum grade of B is required to successfully complete this course. Learners must successfully complete all aspects of the practicum, or they must repeat all components of the course.