N219.6 – Intensive Experience in Adult Health Nursing
Prerequisites: N260, N261, N262, N204, N207, N298, N299, 2 Electives
Intensive clinical experience in adult health nursing given a subspecialty area.
The graduate students are directed to any of the following for the development of specialty practice: cardiovascular nursing, oncology nursing, gerontology nursing, and nursing care in chronic illness. The course applies competency-based and outcomes-based framework. Implementation of the course is carried out in an academic, hospital-based, and community-based environments.
- Direct the nursing care of patients/clients through the application of expert knowledge and clinical skills in assessing, diagnosing, and managing health problems to achieve optimal clinical outcomes.
- Direct a group of nurses to develop capacities towards high level nursing care, as clinical teacher, and nurse researcher.
- Manage a case load of patients/clients within a specialty area in a given setting.
- Demonstrate high level critical thinking and clinical decision-making in nursing practice.
- Demonstrate leadership in effecting change in nursing education, practice, and research.
- Implement health education programs for varied client groups (individuals, families, population groups and communities) to promote and maintain health, prevent illness, and provide interventions in long-term care situations.
- Integrate the significant role of the nurse in providing holistic, compassionate nursing care.
Clinical Practicum: 80 hours