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Graduate Nursing: Practicum: Mental Health

GRNS 307 Z1 (CRN: 61248)

1.25 Credit Hour

About GRNS 307 Z1

Faculty guide students in clinical settings to maximize exposure to all aspects of the nursing process with adults having selected psychiatric/mental health problems. Prerequisite: GRNS 305. Pre/Co-requisite: GRNS 306.



Dates: May 22 - June 30, 2017; Clinical Dates: June 12 - June 28, 2017; Clinical Days and Times: MTW, 7 am - 3:30 pm; Matriculated GRNS pre-licensure year students only; Pre and Post work required; UVMMC - Burl

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Section Description

This course is the implementation of holistic Nursing care for clients with mental illness based on theoretical and conceptual models and rationale. Collaboration is emphasized with all members of the inter-professional team. The clinical course objectives for the course are leveled for the pre-licensure RN student and based on the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice (ANA, APNA & ISPN, 2014).

Section Expectation

The expectations for clinical performance are outlined on the GRNS 307 Clinical Evaluation form. The 25 hours per week clinical experience will involve direct client care activities and conferences with faculty and/or staff.  You are required to attend all clinical days having arrived rested and prepared for each day with client care goals and plan after a review of pertinent research and literature related to the clinical situation(s). Missed clinical experiences are to be made up through supervised clinical work as can be negotiated with your clinical faculty.


the clinical portion of the course is graded as “Satisfactory" or "Unsatisfactory". The written clinical assignments will be evaluated using the graduate grading scale. Achieving the minimum benchmark of 83% or greater will be appraised as Satisfactory. A score of 82.4% or lower will be appraised as Unsatisfactory.




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