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Course level: Graduate
This course provides students with precepted clinical experiences. Business practices of the independent or semi-independent practitioner, including guidelines and regulations in the advanced practice role, are discussed. Students consolidate and refine their acquired skills in assessment and patient management in order to attain a level of competency and proficiency that will allow them to function in the nurse practitioner role. This course contains additional theory content across the lifespan. Throughout the course, incorporation of research principles is reinforced, and the health care professional is provided with the necessary strategies to address ethical issues.