NSG 611 Family Nurse Practitioner Clinical Synthesis, 3 credits

(135 clinical hours- 121 preceptor hours, 14 hours post-conference)

This clinical course serves as a culminating experience in the primary care family nurse practitioner clinical specialization. Students work with clinical preceptors to integrate and apply previously acquired knowledge and skills. The capstone clinical experience focuses on demonstration of competency in the areas of: management of client health/illness status; nurse-client relationship; teaching-coaching function; professional role; managing and negotiating the delivery of health care within a system; and monitoring and ensuring quality of health care practices. Independent clinical management of acute and chronic health problems across the life span is emphasized. Synthesis of practice management skills pertaining to economics, reimbursement for services, time management, and entry into advanced practice nursing is stressed.

Pre-requisites: NSG 511, NSG 513, NSG 518, NSG 519, NSG 523, NSG 526, NSG 524, NSG

600, NSG 601, NSG 602, NSG 603, NSG 605, NSG 604, NSG 606, NSG 608, NSG 609 (MSN

FNP Students only-all courses above and NSG 607, NSG 610, NSG 612)