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2019-2020 Van Loan Catalog 
2019-2020 Van Loan Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NUR 544 - Internship in Global Nursing Role

This course provides a precepted exploration of the role of the nurse in our expanding health care environment both globally and locally. Specifically students will apply advanced knowledge about the multifaceted role of the global nurse across settings, countries, and continents. Seminar topics are included in this course to facilitate discussion surrounding global health nursing roles and health challenges that exist around the world. In this course, the student will complete a minimum of 144 hours including an experience with a preceptor in a local, regional, national, or international setting to address a pressing global health issue. The focus is on understanding global issues within a nursing lens both locally and abroad. Students in this course are expected to integrate knowledge in previous courses related to the role of the nurse in global settings, principles of global health, and global health nursing assessment and evaluation. Students will develop and submit measurable objectives related to a global nursing issue/policy to be completed during the internship and approved by faculty and preceptor. Seminar sessions and online discussions will include contemporary topics in global health nursing.

Credits: 6