Students in both the education track and the leadership track are enrolled in practicum courses in the second year of the MSN program.  Students spend 100 hours each semester in the practicum experience precepting with masters prepared nurses, as well as other leaders in healthcare.  The practicum experience is enhanced by in-class seminars and online discussion forums where students apply previously learned knowledge and share practicum experiences.

Education practicum courses
NURE 981 Advanced Teaching Methods (Practicum I)
Fall Semester
NURE 991 Application of Technology to Education (Practicum II)
Spring Semester
Leadership practicum courses
NURL 983 Practicum in Organizational Management Skills (Practicum I) Fall Semester
NURL 993 Internship in Independent Leadership Skills (Practicum II) Spring Semester

Below is the list of schools and facilities which have provided practicum experiences for FSU MSN students.

Anna Maria College
Assabet Valley Regional Technical School
Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School
Bay State College
Becker College
Blackstone Valley Regional Technical Vocational School
Boston College
Bridgewater-Raynam School District
Bristol Community College
Bristol Plymouth Regional Technical School- Practical Nursing Program
Bunker Hill Community College
Cape Cod Community College
Curry College
Diman Regional Technical School
Edward M. Kennedy Community School
Fitchburg State University
Framingham State University
Lawrence Memorial/ Regis College
Mansfield Schools
Marlborough Hospital
Mass Bay Community College
Mass College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Services
Massasoit Community College
Medical Professional Institute
Medical Professional Training Institute
MGH Institute for Health Professions
Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School
Mount Wachusett Community College
North Shore Community College
Northborough/Southborough School District
Northeastern University
Northern Essex Community College
Quincy College
Quinsigamond Community College
Regis College
Saint Joseph School of Nursing
Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical School
Springfield Technical Community College
Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical School
UMass Boston
UMASS Dartmouth
UMass Lowell
UMASS Worcester Graduate School of Nursing
Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School

Boston Medical Center
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Brockton Hospital
Children's Hospital
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Emerson Hospital
Faulkner Hospital
Kent Hospital
Kindred Hospital Boston North Shore
Lahey Clinic
Lawrence Memorial/ Regis College of Nursing
Marlborough Hospital
Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Mass General Hospital
Medical Resources Home Health Corp
Metrowest Homecare and Hospice
MetroWest Medical Center
Milford Regional Medical Center
Mount Auburn Hospital
New England Baptist Hospital
Newton-Wellesley Hospital
Northeast Professional Registry of Nurses d/b/a Lahey Health at Home
Norwood Hospital
Saint Vincent's Hospital
Signature Hospital Brockton School of Nursing
South Shore Hospital
UMass/Memorial Medical Center
Umass Worcester, Graduate School of Nursing
Winchester Hospital

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Framingham, MA 01701-9101


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