Acute Care Rotations
In general, acute care students will work 2-3 days consecutively to enhance the learning experience. Locations of care are primarily hospitals and may include sub-acute care facilities and specialty clinics.
- Rotation #1 – Introduction to Practice (NURS 535): Provides an introduction to advanced nursing practice emphasizing integration of assessment data to generate differential diagnoses and apply diagnostic reasoning skills. Located in an Urgent Care setting, or site that provides a wide overview of patient care
- Rotation #2 Basic Health Management (NURS 537): Builds upon Rotation 1 to include development and evaluation of an evidence based management plan of care. Placed with a Hospitalist.
- Rotation #3 – Intermediate Health Management (NURS 539): Builds upon Rotations 1 & 2 in the management of patients with higher acuity care needs. Placed with an Intensivist.
- Residency/Rotation #4/ – Advanced Health Management (NURS 541): Integrates, synthesizes and applies diagnostic reasoning and management skills in a comprehensive, interdisciplinary, and autonomous manner. Placed with an Intensivist, Hospitalist or Specialist (i.e. cardiology, nephrology, infectious disease, etc.) who care for both hospital and community based patients.