Oct 16, 2018  
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NRP 668 Advanced Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Clinical Residency II (3 credits)

Hours: 3 classroom + 20 lab/studio
Prerequisite(s): NRP 665.
Taught: Variable, check with department
This culminating clinical course is designed to advance the student’s synthesis of clinical practice, treatment, critical thinking skills, communication, decision making with patients and treatment team interaction in a variety of clinical settings which deal with child, adult, adolescent, and the geriatric populations. This practicum is the second of two consecutive courses. Expectations of this clinical experience are direct patient contact, therapeutic interaction with staff, families, and systems, as well as medication management. The student will function in the role of the advanced practice psychiatric nurse practitioner under the guidance of a preceptor and a faculty member. Details of the practicum will be coordinated with the student, agency and faculty based upon course objectives, clinical objectives and student educational goals. Independent clinical decision making, planning of care, monitoring of care and interdisciplinary collaboration along with organizational and role competencies in a variety of settings and patients of all age groups will be the foci of this course.



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