The theory that you have learned in the prerequisite courses will merge together in this practicum. The clinical areas in which the student is placed is negotiated by the student and the Placement Coordinator and should meet the student's individual learning objectives. The areas that might be considered include CCU, CVICU, Cardiac Step Down Unit, Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery, Heart Function Clinic, Pacemaker Clinic, Cardiac Rehab. The preceptorship model is used to assist the learner in gaining specific experiences which enable him/her to develop and enhance competencies in Cardiovascular Care. The student will develop his/her own objectives and the placement should facilitate the meeting of these objectives.