NURS 440 Leadership Practicum in Contemporary Nursing Practice
3 credits, Spring and Summer
Provides students with the opportunity to explore a variety of experiences essential to the transition from nursing student to nursing professional: leadership behaviors, independent clinical practice, and nursing research. Mentored clinical practicum facilitates the application of the leadership theory base to skilled clinical practice. Clinical seminars provide a forum for dialogue, reflection on clinical care, and analysis of experiential learning.
Prerequisite(s): Must meet all progression criteria including a grade of "C" or better in all 300-level nursing courses except NURS 337, which is taken spring semester senior year. NURS 440 must be taken by the student during the last semester prior to graduation.