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Active as of Fall Semester 2018

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Professional Nursing Practicum III

2. Course Prefix & Number:
NURS 2546

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 3

Lab Hours: 9

4. Course Description:

The third course in a three-semester clinical sequence that focuses on integration of knowledge, skills, and theory principles with continued emphasis on the use of nursing judgment, evidenced-based practice, and informatics in the application of the nursing process while caring for individuals across the lifespan experiencing acute and chronic illness. Clinical application of communication skills, teaching and learning principles, and various psychomotor skills is emphasized in order to provide and promote safe, quality client-centered care. Additional course emphasis includes applying leadership skills including prioritization, delegation, supervision, and management components necessary to promote professional development and quality improvement in the transition from Associate Degree Nursing Student to the Registered Nursing role. Clinical sites include acute care settings, as well as various rural health community service agencies.

5. Placement Tests Required:

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

6. Prerequisite Courses:

NURS 2546 - Professional Nursing Practicum III

All Course(s) from the following...
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
NURS 2540Professional Nursing Concepts IIcr.
NURS 2541Professional Nursing Practicum IIcr.
NURS 2542Advanced Skills for the Professional Nursecr.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

NURS 2546 - Professional Nursing Practicum III

There are no corequisites for this course.