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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR6729

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2006-06-28
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    1776 2006-03-06
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Nursing NR 62100-000-0
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Judith Karshmer 9749229 jkarshme@hsc.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    NGR 6729 CNL Residency

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) S - S/U Only
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    CNL Residency
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    -

    Prerequisites

    Corequisites

    Course Description

    Residency practice in the role of the Clinical Nurse Leader


  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    Essential content specified by accrediting agency for the Clinical Nurse Leader curriculum

    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    For all CNL students this is a required course

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    One time

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

    Ph.D. prepared faculty epidemiologal and statistics background


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    1. Provide leadership in the application of the nursing process to patient/client care, organizational processes and/or systems, improving outcomes at the unit or service level.

    2. Provide direct clinical management of patients/clients.

    3. Direct and implement evidence-based activities to improve care.

    4. Use professional standards of care and practice to evaluate unit programs and/or service activities.

    5. Implement an educational plan to meet changing programs or service needs for self and others.

    6. Provide leadership in identifying and addressing ethical issues that impact patient and staff.

    7. Communicate and collaborate with the interdisciplinary team to ensure coordinated patient care and to identify, analyze, and resolve care problems

    8. Establish practice protocols for patients/clients.

    9. Manage program resources to facilitate safe, effective and efficient care

    B. Learning Outcomes

    1. Provide leadership in the application of the nursing process to patient/client care, organizational processes and/or systems, improving outcomes at the unit or service level.

    2. Provide direct clinical management of patients/clients.

    3. Direct and implement evidence-based activities to improve care.

    4. Use professional standards of care and practice to evaluate unit programs and/or service activities.

    5. Implement an educational plan to meet changing programs or service needs for self and others.

    6. Provide leadership in identifying and addressing ethical issues that impact patient and staff.

    7. Communicate and collaborate with the interdisciplinary team to ensure coordinated patient care and to identify, analyze, and resolve care problems

    8. Establish practice protocols for patients/clients.

    9. Manage program resources to facilitate safe, effective and efficient care

    C. Major Topics

    Mentored 8 week residency in the role of the CNL on a specific unit or service level. Students must achieve a rating of “satisfactory” on the CNL Residency Evaluation (Attached).

    Students must complete the 270 hours of mentored residency.

    D. Textbooks

    All previously required texts in CNL program

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    H. Attendance Policy

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    J. Program This Course Supports


  5. Course Concurrence Information



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