N219.3 – Intensive Experience in Maternal-Child Nursing
Prerequisites: N230, N231, N232, N260, N204, N207, N298, N299, 1 Elective
This course involves the application of models, interventions, theories and concepts in MCN. This course focuses on three areas of application:
- Nursing practice (80 hours done continuously over two weeks; 64 hours of which involves direct patient care)
- Nursing research (at least 62 hours)
- Nursing education (50 hours)
At the end of the course, you will be able to:
As a clinical practitioner:
- Analyze current issues (local and international) related to field of specialization and advanced nursing practice
- Describe roles and functions of nurses in the care of selected clients
- Develop a comprehensive plan of care utilizing a nursing model or theory
- Demonstrate skills, knowledge, and appropriate attitudes in the care of clients (e.g., skills in assessment, skills in decision-making in problem prioritization, intervention and care)
- Utilize the nursing process in the care of clients
- Validate/develop standards of care for a selected client population.
As a researcher:
- Write a full proposal on a relevant issue related to field of specialization
- Critique one research paper found during literature review.
As a teacher:
- Develop an instructional plan related to the subspecialty
- Conduct a seminar/workshop based on the developed instructional plan
- Evaluate results of teaching or training activity.
Clinical Practicum: 80 hours