Prerequisite(s): N582, PHARM659 and PHARM660 (prior to or concurrent)
This clinical nursing course is for preparation related to specialty nurse practitioner roles and advanced nurse certification. The focus is on advanced assessment, diagnosis, planning and evaluation of clients/patients and their families with complex problems. Emphasis is placed on recognizing, differentiation and managing the interrelationships of multiple variables within patient care. The student will select and apply theories from nursing and bio/psycho/social sciences to plan, manage, and evaluate health care services. Building upon this theoretical foundation within the nursing perspective the student will incorporate clinical research data in decision-making. Expertise will also be developed in articulating the nursing perspective in multidisciplinary care team deliberations. Experience is developing collegial relationships brings a shared vision to the delivery of quality patient care.