FNP597 Clinical Residency and Practice Management

Clinical Residency requires completion of 135 hours of preceptored clinical practice time. Provides an opportunity to integrate evidence based research into clinical evaluation and implementation of primary health care for clients across the life span. In this final clinical rotation, students advance to a level of competency, and proficiency, that allows them to function independently and become ready to move to the entry role of the professional nurse practitioner. Integrated into this course is the practice management which emphasizes the professional practice role, ethical, and legal aspects of advanced clinical practice. Updates on legislation and health policy utilizing multidimensional clinical case studies are incorporated into this course. Role development, regulations, standards, prescriptive authority, certification and health care reimbursement are also discussed. Focus is on resume/CV writing, interviewing, contract negotiation, hospital privileges, practice start-up and ownership, office management, insurance, malpractice and liability, risk management, and interprofessional collaboration with the multidisciplinary team. Cr/NC Grading.




( FNP595 AND FNP596 )


( MSN600 )