SRJC Course Outlines

4/20/2024 10:30:14 AMNRV 63L Course Outline as of Spring 2010

Inactive Course

Discipline and Nbr:  NRV 63LTitle:  PRECEPTORSHIP CLINICAL  
Full Title:  Preceptorship Clinical for Part Time VN Program
Last Reviewed:3/24/2003

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.50Lecture Scheduled06 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum2.50Lab Scheduled05 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR20.00 Contact DHR120.00
 Contact Total20.00 Contact Total120.00
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 120.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  P/NP Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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This is the final clinical course in the part time vocational nursing program. It is an individualized preceptorship course which offers each student an opportunity to choose and prepare for the role identity of an entry level new graduate vocational nurse. The clinical experiences are a 1:1 mentor/student relationship with faculty guidance throughout. Focus on critical thinking skills, leadership, conflict resolution and priority setting is emphasized.

Course Completion of NRV 61L and Course Completion of NRV 62L

Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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A final preceptorship clinical experience for the part time vocational nursing program. A 1:1 individualized clinical experience with a preceptor and faculty liaison as a guide. The focus of the experience includes the writing of individual learning objectives, critical thinking, role changes from student to entry level nurse and priority setting in varied settings.
(P/NP Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of NRV 61L and Course Completion of NRV 62L
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Under the following conditions:
1. The direct supervision of a 1:1 preceptor.
2. The indirect supervision of a faculty liaison.
3. Preparation of a planned 120 hour clinical experience at one clinical
setting of the student/faculty/preceptor's agreement.
4. Clinical experience to follow the attendance and active participation
in 18 hours of preceptorship theory.
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Evaluate learning objectives for behavioral content and apply to the
patients' nursing care plans.
2. Prioritize the care of a full patient assignment in varied settings.
3. Appraise the level of accountability required for the care of each of
each patient.
4. Summarize their own personal growth and development.
5. Critique roles played in conflict resolution and identify areas for
self-growth and change in that experience.
6. Differentiate the stages of reality shock as a new graduate and form
plans of action to facilitate assuming the role of a licensed vocational
7. Develop advanced levels of organizational and priority setting skills
in the care of multiple patients in a variety of clinical settings.
8. Revise and adapt previous skills learned to the individually assigned
clinical setting and evaluate the outcomes of care given.
9. Inventory their own personal needs for experiences beyond the range and
levels of prior semesters to complement their nursing practice.
10. Perform at a level of practice that is efficient, professional and

Topics and Scope
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1. Preceptor/mentor and preceptee roles.
2. Channels of communication through the faculty liaison.
3. A planned and individually scheduled 120 hour clinical experience in
one specific clinical setting.
4. Writing of individualized learning experiences to coincide with the
specific settings.
5. Advanced communication skills in varied clinical settings with a
focus on chain of command and policy guidelines.
6. Self-directed behavioral objectives, critical thinking skills and the
development of prioritizing and organizational skills.
7. Reality shock and role identity.
8. Conflict resolution.
9. Adult learning principles and outcome-based nursing.
10. Organizational structures, policies and rules/regulations.

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1. Writing:
  a. Preceptorship contract with written weekly objectives (2-6 per week)
  b. Mid and final self evaluation report.
  c. Work sheet and planning tools for administration of nursing care.
2. Reading:
  a. Weekly research of relevant works for individual patient load.
3. Preceptorship contract:
  a. Completion of 15 shifts for the preceptorship contract over the
     course of a 6 week period with a 1:1 preceptor. Meeting a
     satisfactory performance level through the completion of contract.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
30 - 50%
Written homework, Self evaluation and planning tools.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
50 - 70%
Class performances, Field work
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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PRECEPTORSHIP HANDBOOK: Instructor prepared materials.

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