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This 480-hour precepted clinical course provides students with clinical experiences needed to develop and broaden their clinical skills and judgments. Students will consolidate and refine their acquired skills in assessment and client management in order to attain a level of competency and proficiency that will allow them to function independently in the nurse practitioner role.

This graduate-level course is 30 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 4
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 30 weeks

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    Preparation for Certification and State Regulations

    • Relate the regulations for prescribing and dispensing medications to scope of practice.

    • Prepare a professional portfolio.
    • Discuss various state licensure and national certification requirements.
    • Apply clinical experiences to scope of practice for the state of intended practice.

    Future Trends in Advanced Practice

    • Apply appropriate test-taking strategies.
    • Synthesize program competencies in clinical practice.

    Research and Evidence-Based Practice

    • Reflect on individual progress through the Family Nurse Practitioner program.
    • Apply national guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of various diseases.

    Grand Rounds (Pharmacy)

    • Compare and contrast methods used in diagnosis and treatment.
    • Identify the Schedule II-VI classes of drugs and their appropriate use.
    • Compare and contrast the prescribing abilities between eligible prescribers for the state of intended practice as it relates to scheduled medications.

    Grand Rounds (Disease)

    • Compare and contrast methods used in assessment and diagnosis.

    Collaboration and Effective Communication

    • Demonstrate effective oral case presentation.

    Coding and Billing for Documentation

    • Analyze patient access issues surrounding various insurance programs.
    • Detail appropriate coding and billing procedures.
    Tuition for individual courses varies. For more information, please call or chat live with an Enrollment Representative.

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    Teacher Rate: For some courses, special tuition rates are available for current, certified P-12 teachers and administrators. Please speak with an Enrollment Representative today for more details.

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    Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student’s choice.