FNP685A FNP Residency

Course Description

Prepare students to perform the advanced practice roles of manager, clinician, educator, researcher and consultant in the provision of primary care services across the lifespan to under-served populations. FNP 685A and FNP 685B must be taken concurrently and both completed satisfactorily to progress.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate a high level of advanced nursing practice in conducting assessments, engaging in therapeutic reasoning, and arriving at diagnoses for individuals with stable, chronic or complex health problems.
  • Explain the utilization of advanced independent nursing interventions when managing individuals with stable and/or chronic health states.
  • Identify components of the peer review process.
  • Employ increasing independence in clinical decision-making.
  • Formulate plans with the interdisciplinary health care team in the management of clients with acute and chronic health problems.
  • Analyze long term care data to develop a case management plan and evaluate outcomes and effectiveness of care.
  • Illustrate professional development by initiating strategies for interdisciplinary team functioning with awareness of professional, ethical, legal and political issues.
  • Evaluate outcomes and effectiveness of care.