NURS 653 - Internship: Clinical Nurse Leader (2)

This clinical application course offers an extended clinical experience mentored by an experienced clinical nurse leader. This integration experience reflects the current health care delivery system and provides the student with the opportunity to practice in a chosen health care environment(s). The focus is on taking primary responsibility for the design, coordination, and management of health care appropriate to the client/patient population. Communication, collaboration, negotiation, delegation, coordination, and evaluation of interdisciplinary work skills will be integrated within the practice setting. The students design, implement, and evaluate a CNL project which reflects the skills essential to the applcation, design, and evaluation of an outcome-based praqctice model. A School of Nursing-issued "Clinical Clearance Form", given to the student after completion of specific pre-clinical requirements, is due to the Instructor on the first clinical meeting day.