Marymount University

Graduate Catalog 2013-14

NUF 501 Professional Role Development of the Family Nurse Practitioner

Presents the theoretical principles that guide the primary care family nurse practitioner. Emphasis is placed on demonstrating clear understanding of the professional nurse practitioner role and the beginning clinician role. The content of the course facilitates the student’s transition to advanced practice nursing. The curriculum emphasizes leadership; family theory; ethical and legal aspects; health care delivery systems; research; and quality, safe, evidence-based practice. The clinical learning environment provides essential experiential opportunities to enhance student development of the NP role and refine advanced practice skills in the clinic setting. Prerequisites: NU 501-502. Prerequisite or corequisite: NU 590. (3)

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