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Prerequisite: Matriculated to the College of Nursing Baccalaureate Nursing program, consent of instructor. Concurrent enrollment or previous completion NURS 3002.
Focus of this course is to promote acquisition of concepts and skills basic to professional nursing and primary nursing care. Roles of nurses and the values inherent in the nursing profession will be explored. This course contains content regarding the scope of nursing practice, professional behaviors, ethics, caring, and therapeutic use of self. Students also investigate patient rights and personal characteristics of nurses. Mastery of course content will enable the student to identify and begin application of holistic nursing care, using the theoretical frameworks of the nursing process, the bifocal clinical model, and functional health patterns.