NURS 658. Family Primary Care Practicum III. 4 Hours.

Semester course; 4 clinical hours (240 clinical contact hours). 4 credits (4 credits clinical). Prerequisites: NURS 590 and NURS 642. This course is the culminating experience for the family nurse practitioner student and focuses on skill refinement with increasing responsibility in the delivery of primary care to families. Students work with clinical preceptors to assimilate advanced clinical decision-making and knowledge of the health system. Primary care skills including prioritization, treatment and coordination of both routine and complex episodic and chronic illnesses. Interdisciplinary collaborative practice skills are emphasized. Technology utilization is refined. Graded as pass/fail.