Dec 06, 2022  
2021-2022 Endicott College Academic Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Endicott College Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NUR 570 - Primary Care of the Adult and Geriatric Patient Practicum


This course provides a clinical foundation to prepare the learner for the family nurse practitioner role. Students will refine their advanced practice skills, critical thinking, and clinical reasoning skills throughout the course by applying the concepts of assessment, diagnosis, planning, clinical diagnostic decision-making, consultation, evaluation, and teaching to the care of adult and geriatric patients within a professional, ethical, and legal framework. The course is grounded in application of theory and evidence-based research to the domains of practice for the family nurse practitioner across the continuum of health promotion, acute illness, and chronic disease of the adult and geriatric patient. Students develop role competencies under the supervision of preceptors and with faculty support in family practice, internal medicine, and adult/gerontological primary care settings. Seminar discussions include an exploration of topics in ethics, health disparities, and disease management with the aim to improve quality, access to and cost of primary care for diverse populations and communities. 300 hours of clinical associated with the class. 

Prerequisites & Notes
NUR550, NUR551, NUR562, NUR566. NUR569 is a pre-requisite or co-requisite.

(Cr: 5