Capstone Synthesis Practicum Nursing Informatics and Leadership & Management

Master of Science in Nursing

NURS 6600: Capstone Synthesis Practicum Nursing Informatics and Leadership & Management

Practicum Professional Experience Plan

Course Description

Students in this course apply the MSN curriculum experience by translating knowledge into practice through participation in professional activities and the development of a culminating project. Students apply theory, principles, and concepts related to their area of specialization in order to enhance nursing practice and promote positive social change. Note: This course requires a minimum of 144 practicum hours.*

*Note: Students enrolled in the Nursing Informatics specialization will have already completed 72 hours of a practicum experience in NURS 6431. This course provides an additional 144 practicum hours.

Complete each section below.

Section 1: Quarter/Term/Year and Contact Information

Quarter/Term/Year: 1/spring/2016

Student Contact Information

Name: Amanda Swenty

Street Address: N11316 Nejedlo Rd

City, State, Zip: Wausaukee, WI 54177

Home Phone: 9062901932

Work Phone: 9062901932

Cell Phone: 9062901932



Preceptor Contact Information

Name: Julie Williams

Organization: Rasmussen

Street Address: W7307 County Road x

City, State, Zip: Wausaukee, WI 54177

Work Phone: 920-593-8477

Cell Phone: 920-883-2135



Section 2: Practicum Professional Development Objectives

Refer to the instructions in Week 1 to create practicum professional development objectives that meet the requirements for this course.

Objective 1: By the end of nursing 6600 I will effectively be able to effectively communicate my role as clinical coordinator to students and university staff as defined by evidence-based practice.

Objective 2: By the end of nursing 6600 I will have undergone the experience necessary to expand on my conflict resolution skills from a team member to the level of upper management in order to be a more effective leader.

Objective 3: By the end nursing 6600 I will have acquired the skills necessary to analyze and effectively evaluate systematically clinical sites and their efficacy in the college.

Section 3: Projected Timeline/Schedule

Estimate how many hours you expect to work on your practicum each week. Per the practicum guidelines, you may use half your hours for professional development and up to half for your Practicum Project (i.e., 72 hours to accomplish your practicum professional development objectives and 72 hours to complete your Practicum Project objectives, which you will establish later in this course).

This timeline is intended as a planning tool; your actual schedule may differ from the projections you are making now.

I intend to complete the 144 practicum hours according to the following timeline/schedule:

Number of Hours Projected for Week Number of Weekly Hours for Professional Development Number of Weekly Hours for Practicum Project
Week 1 10 8 2
Week 2 12 4 8
Week 3 12 6 6
Week 4 16 8 8
Week 5 14 8 6
Week 6 14 6 8
Week 7 14 8 6
Week 8 14 8 6
Week 9 14 8 6
Week 10 14 6 8
Week 11 12 4 8
Total Hours (must meet the following requirements) 144 Hours 74 72

Section 4 – Signatures

Student Signature (electronic): Date:

Practicum Faculty Signature (electronic)**: Date:

** Faculty signature signifies approval of Practicum Professional Experience Plan (PPEP)

Submit your Practicum Professional Experience Plan on or before Day 7 of Week 1 for Faculty review and approval.

Once approved, you will receive a copy of the PPEP for your records. You must share an approved copy with your Preceptor. The Preceptor is not required to sign this form.

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