NUR-720 Nursing Education Seminar and Onground Practicum

Open only to Thomas Edison State University students enrolled in the MSN degree and Nurse Educator Certificate programs.

The purpose of this course is for the student to synthesize education and nursing theory, instructional strategies and clinical competence into the role of the nurse educator in a face-to-face setting. An individualized education Practicum in a specific area of clinical emphasis is chosen by the student and monitored by the mentor and the onground preceptor. In this experience students are required to reflect on their prior learning as they transition into leadership roles in education and practice settings. This course requires completion of 120 Practicum hours.

Prerequisites: All other MSN degree and Nurse Educator Certificate requirements except NUR-730-NG Nursing Education Seminar and Online Practicum.* Submission of all documents and requirements outlined in the Practicum Packet including a criminal background check.

Students may register for one elective concurrent with this course.

Advisory: Students who do not have updated e-portfolios will not be able to register for this course. Students should have access to a webcam.

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Semester Hours: 3