NURS 463 Synthesis of Professional Nursing

The final nursing course provides the RN to BSN nursing student with an experiential learning practicum. The setting, where healthcare is delivered or health issues are explored will be designated learning sites. The student will integrate new practice related knowledge and skills to a focused project. Students will integrate knowledge of nursing researching, leadership/management, and nursing theories to design, implement, and lead a project that will improve client outcomes under the direction of the site mentor. The practicum is designed collaboratively with the didactic faculty member and carried out in an appropriate health care or community based care setting. Pre-requisite(s): Admission to the RN to BSN track, all core RN to BSN Core nursing; may be taken concurrently with NURS 462.

Lecture/Lab/Clinical Hours: 2+0+3