2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
    Apr 15, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NUR 210 - Introduction to Professional Nursing Practice


Credit(s): 2
This course introduces students to nursing as a profession and explores the identity, values, philosophy, standards, and challenges that define professional nursing practice. Students will have the opportunity to discuss attributes, standards and criteria for professionalism in nursing as well as identify and learn the basic elements that create a strong foundation required for safe and effective patient care. These include history and current/future trends in professional nursing, current professional nursing roles, methods and philosophical basis for knowledge and skills acquisition, the role of critical thinking and application of evidence-based principles to the nursing process, beginning development of strong professional communication skills, information literacy and the ability to access and cite appropriate resources to guide the development and delivery of professional nursing care.  SP, SU
Prerequisite(s): Sophomore status



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