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NUR-721 Nursing Informatics: Seminar and Practicum I

The Nursing Informatics Seminar and Practicums I and II are closely aligned. The two Practicums provide a Capstone experience for applying knowledge and skills acquired during the nursing informatics program. Practicums I and II are scheduled in the same healthcare setting. Students select their learning environment based on course objectives and their professional goals, needs, and interests. In Nursing Informatics: Seminar and Practicum I, students, working with the online mentor and onground preceptor, develop a plan for Practicum activities, and select, initiate, and implement informatics related projects that may continue into the second Practicum. Students reflectively discuss their experiences, projects, and related learning in the online discussion seminar. This course requires completion of 150 Practicum hours.

Prerequisite: All other MSN degree and Nursing Informatics certificate requirements except NUR-731: Nursing Informatics: Seminar and Practicum II. Submission of all documents and requirements outlined in the Practicum Packet including a criminal background check.

Advisory: Students who do not have updated e-Portfolios will not be able to register for this course.

*Students may register for one elective concurrent with this course.

Credits: 3

Offered in Oct 2020, Jan 2021, Apr 2021

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