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PRAC – 6650 Practicum Week 9

PRAC – 6650 Practicum Week 9

PRAC – 6650 Practicum Week 9

This week, you log all of your hours in the Meditrek system.

Learning Resources

Optional Resources

American Nurses Association. (2014). Psychiatric-mental health nursing: Scope and standards of practice (2nd ed.). Washington, DC: Author.

American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.

Wheeler, K. (Ed.). (2014). Psychotherapy for the advanced practice psychiatric nurse: A how-to guide for evidence-based practice. New York, NY: Springer.

Practicum Reminder

Time Logs

You are required to keep a log of the time you spend related to your practicum experience and enter every patient you see each day. You can access your time log from the Welcome Page in your Meditrek account. You will track time individually for each patient you work with. Please make sure to continuously input your hours throughout the term.


Making Connections

This week, you logged all your hours in the Meditrek system.

Next week, you will:

  • Assess and develop diagnoses for clients presenting for child and adolescent group psychotherapy
  • Consider legal and ethical implications of counseling children and adolescent clients with psychiatric disorders

Looking Ahead: Week 10 Clinical Supervision Discussion

In the Week 10 Clinical Supervision Discussion, you will produce a 3- to 5-minute Kaltura video in which you will discuss a child or adolescent group you have observed and/or counseled during your practicum experience. Be sure to make arrangements with your preceptor so you can fulfill the requirements of the Discussion. Refer to the Week 10 Discussion for additional guidance.

To go to the next week:

Week 10

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