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Active as of Fall Semester 2018

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Professional Nursing Practicum I

2. Course Prefix & Number:
NURS 1545

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 2

Lecture Hours: 0

Lab Hours: 6

4. Course Description:

The first course in a three-semester clinical sequence that focuses on application of the nursing process, including assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation with adults experiencing chronic illness. Clinical application of communication skills, teaching and learning principles, and various nursing psychomotor skills is emphasized in order to provide safe, quality client-centered care and promote human flourishing. The clinical site will be in a long-term care setting.

5. Placement Tests Required:

Accuplacer (specify test): No placement tests required Score:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

NURS 1545 - Professional Nursing Practicum I

Applies to all requirements
NURS 1540, NURS 1541, and NURS 1542 or NURS 2522

9. Co-requisite Courses:

NURS 1545 - Professional Nursing Practicum I

There are no corequisites for this course.