MSN 701 Practicum 2: Advanced Practice Nursing: Program Development and Evaluation
5 credits; 200 Practicum Hours
Students will examine the specific skills in program development and evaluation. Building upon the threads of direct patient care competencies from previous courses, students will learn how to design innovative nursing practice approaches. They will explore how to design, implement and manage clinical programs including chart development, building budgets, fiscal evaluation, and outcomes/benefits for both large and small innovations. Integration of informatics and health care technology in program development will be emphasized. Students will develop the proposal for their capstone project, including the needs assessment, review of literature, and plan for implementation.