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Nursing Graduate Practicum


Prerequisite/Corequisite Key

P = Course must be taken previously C = Course must be taken concurrently E = Course can be taken previously or concurrently
(RQ) = Required (RM) = Recommended  

NURGP 519

Primary Care of Women and Children Practicum

2 credit hours

Pre-requisite: P (RQ) NURSG-505 and C: NURSG-519 (RQ)

In this course, students work closely with primary care providers in clinical settings in developing clinical decision making skills integral to the role of the family nurse practitioner. This course is the mandatory practicum section for NURSG 519. A minimum of 150 hours of clinical practicum is required for this course. NOTE: Students registered for NURSG 519 must also register for NURGP 519 in order to complete the course requirements and receive credit for this course

NURGP 535

Management of Common Health Problems in Primary Care Practicum

3 credit hours

Pre-requisite: P (RQ) NURSG-519, NURGP-519 and C: NURSG-535 (RQ)

In this course, students work closely with primary care providers in clinical settings in developing clinical decision-making skills integral to the role of the family nurse practitioner. This course is the mandatory practicum section for NURSG 538. A minimum of 225 hours of clinical practicum is required for this course. NOTE: Students registered for NURSG 535 must also register for NURGP 535 in order to complete the course requirements and receive credit for this course.

NURGP 536

Management of Complex Health Problems in Primary Care Practicum

3 credit hours

Pre-requisite: P (RQ) NURSG-535, NURGP-535 and C: NURSG-536 (RQ)

Students work closely with primary care providers in clinical settings in developing clinical decision-making skills integral to the role of the family nurse practitioner. This course is the mandatory practicum section for NURSG 539. A minimum of 225 hours of clinical practicum is required for this course. NOTE: Students registered for NURSG 536 must also register for NURGP 535 in order to complete the course requirements and receive credit for this course.