MSN 700: Practicum 1: Advanced Practice Nursing: Individual and Population Based Health
3 credits; 175 practicum hours
Emphasis for this course will be direct care for the adults and older adults. Students will focus on theories of aging and the geriatric syndromes. Prevention through health management will be stressed, continuing concepts of population-based health and epidemiology from previous courses. There will be a focus on team- building and interprofessional collaboration for care coordination and improvement. Continuing work in the competency of evidence-based practice will be stressed as they relate to culture, genetics, and outcomes. Program development will be introduced. Students will identify an area of concern and do an informal needs assessment to start their capstone project.