NURS 492

Clinical Practicum for Capstone Nursing

College of Nursing

Course Description

Clinical practicum focusing on planning, delivering, and managing patient care in complex environments. Leadership components incorporated into clinical experiences and practices.

When Taught

Fall and Winter

Min

5

Fixed

5

Fixed

0

Other Prerequisites

Courses in Nursing Semester 5.

Note

Requires 210 hours per semester (150 clinical hours; 12 bridging hours; 24 simulation hours; and 24 mentoring hours.)).

Title

Population Health

Learning Outcome

Evaluate health promotion and disease prevention for a specific patient population. Understand and apply social determinants of health, health equity, and the increasing complexity of healthcare to advocate and optimize care for all patients.

Title

Quality of Nursing Care Delivery

Learning Outcome

Exhibit clinical judgment, knowledge, and skills in leadership, quality improvement, and patient safety necessary to provide high-quality, patient-centered, and population-based health care.

Title

Professionalism

Learning Outcome

Describe and demonstrate professionalism in nursing using the values of accountability, collaboration; compassion, diversity, equity, belonging; innovation, inspiration, integrity, learning; and service.

Title

Interprofessional Communication and Collaboration

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate effective communication principles and collaboration among interdisciplinary healthcare professionals and community partners to foster team respect and trust and deliver high-quality, patient-centered, and population-based care.

Title

Information Management and Technology

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate clinical judgment, knowledge, and skills in data management and patient care technology to guide quality patient-centered care.

Title

Nursing Regulatory Environment

Learning Outcome

Evaluate how nursing policies and regulatory issues influence nursing care within a complex healthcare system and are essential for social determinants of health and professional nursing practice.

Title

Identify and explain correlations between clinical practice and evidence-based practice with the Healer’s Art and Gospel principles

Learning Outcome

Integrate the principles of the Gospel of Jesus Christ as part of clinical judgment; caring holistically for diverse individuals, families, communities, and populations; personal health and well-being; and life-long learning.

Title

Communicate professionally in original written and oral forms

Learning Outcome

Evaluate and integrate information from clinical case studies using current evidence-based practice through an oral presentation.