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Viewing: NURS 4120 : Capstone:Transition to Practice

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School of Nursing
Nursing (NURS)
NURS
4120
Capstone:Transition to Practice
Capstone:Transitn to Practice
Fall 2016
6
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Lecture
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NURS 3110, NURS 3111, NURS 3113, NURS 3114, NURS 3115, NURS 3116, NURS 3117, NURS 3118, NURS 4116, NURS 4119, NURS 6201, NURS 6203 and NURS 6204
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NURS 4120 - Capstone: Transition to Practice
NURS 6270 - Research Methods for Health Professionals I

110

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Preparation for the transition from nursing student to graduate nurse. Students critically analyze, synthesize, and apply knowledge, skills, theories, and concepts learned in the program in a precepted clinical area of special interest. Focuses in part on preparation for the National Council Licensure Examination–RN (NCLEX–RN) with emphasis on test-taking strategies, problem solving, critical thinking, and computer assisted instruction; comprehensive assessment/readiness test and secure predictor tests for the NCLEX-RN are administered at the end of the program.
1. Provide comprehensive nursing care for a patient population in selected settings in collaboration and under direct supervision of a professional nurse preceptor. The settings may include acute care, outpatient, and/or community based settings.
2. Apply the nursing process using evidence-based data in the delivery of competent, culturally sensitive, developmentally appropriate care.
3. Incorporate concepts from pathophysiology, psychopathology, health assessment and technologies in applying the nursing process to individuals with complex health problems.
4. Apply appropriate management concepts in organizing the care of multiple clients.
5. Evaluate the health care delivery in the selected clinical setting.
6. Demonstrate professional collaborative behavior in nursing practice.
7. Demonstrate professional caring behaviors in the clinical setting.
8. Analyze potential for passing the NCLEX-RN on the first attempt based on performance on the Kaplan - RN Comprehensive and Predictor examinations.
9. Synthesize the knowledge and competencies essential for entry into practice as a Registered Professional Nurse.

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1. Provide comprehensive nursing care for a patient population in selected settings in collaboration and under direct supervision of a professional nurse preceptor. The settings may include acute care, outpatient, and/or community based settings.
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