Prerequisites: Completion of Year IV, Term I courses of B.N. program.

The purpose of this course is to provide students with experiences that integrate knowledge, skills, clinical judgment, and the professional nursing role in a specific area of nursing selected by the student in consultation with a faculty advisor. Clients may be individuals of any age, families, groups and/or communities. Care provided may be curative, rehabilitative, supportive/palliative in nature, or focus on disease prevention and health promotion. Assisting the student to make the transition from student nurse to the professional practice role will be a key element to this practice. This course takes place over a 12 week period.

450 clinical practice hours per term, one term

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 71:435 in the BU Course Transfer Database.