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NURS 411. Nursing Leadership Capstone Practicum

Credits: 6
Department: Nursing Science
Description: Final clinical immersion of core knowledge, professional standards, and values to aid in transition into the professional nursing role.
Prerequisites: NURS 401, NURS 402 or NURS 420, NURS 403, NURS 404, NURS 405 or NURS 422
Corequisites: NURS 406
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Integrate theory and research-based knowledge and skill from the arts, sciences, humanities, informatics and genetics into professional nursing practice.
2. Students will be prepared to practice in a culturally diverse, rapidly changing, global society, who are engaged in professional development to provide highest quality and safe patient care through quality improvement.
3. Utilize critical thinking in the provision of holistic, evidence-based practice including integrative health that is culturally and ethnically sensitive and addresses the needs of individuals, families, groups, communities and populations in all stages of life. Utilize critical thinking skills in the development of leadership theories and application to nursing practice.
4. Integrate knowledge and skills in information management and patient care technology into nursing practice including leadership activities.
5. Examine healthcare policy, including financial and regulatory environments to influence the delivery of high quality and safe patient-centered care.
6. Communicate and collaborate with interprofessional teams in the design, management and provision of safe, evidence based, patient-centered care.
7. Contribute to improvements in individual and population health through health promotion and disease prevention including the rural and underserved communities.
8. Integrate professional values of altruism, autonomy, human dignity, integrity and social justice into a personal philosophy of nursing practice with caring at the core.






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