NURS 919 - Primary Care: Adult and Geriatric Preceptorship

Preceptoriship in primary health care of the adult and geriatric patient. This course is a clinical practicum focusing on adult and geriatric health care with an emphais on health promotion, management of commom health problems, and client education. A developmental approach across the lifespan is used in assessing the client and family in formulating the treatment plan. Students participate in a clinical rotation in an adult health care setting which provides the opportunity for health assessment of the adult and geriatric patient and formulation of a comprehensive plan of care. The role of the nurse practitioner as a primary health care provider in a variety of adult and geriatric settings is examined. Relevant resources and research related to the adult and geriatric patient are explored with the application of findings to the care of clients.

Credit hours: 1

Eligibility: Admission to DNP program and graduate standing
Last updated: 05/23/2022