NUR 657: Primary Care II: Practicum

Prerequisite: NUR 557, 558; Corequisite: NUR 656

Expansion of knowledge of management of acute illness and acute exacerbation of chronic illness in the adult client through a precepted clinical placement. Students assess and manage commonly occurring acute problems and acute exacerbation of chronic illnesses to promote health, assess and reduce risk, and guide adults and older adults who are experiencing acute illness. The continuing development of advanced practice skills in patient assessment, diagnosis and treatment planning is emphasized. Student progression to an increasingly independent role as an Advanced Practice Nurse is required.