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NURS.3070: Concepts of Baccalaureate Nursing

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Concepts of Baccalaureate Nursing:

This theory course is designed to transition registered nurse students to a baccalaureate degree with a major in nursing. The course aims to refine critical thinking skills and analyze nursing’s unique contribution to health care. Consideration is given to the interrelationships of theory, research, and practice. Special emphasis will be placed on nursing theory and conceptual models required for professional nursing practice. 

Student Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Articulate values, beliefs and philosophy about nursing
  • Describe theoretical/conceptual frameworks that guide nursing practice
  • Articulate how research evidence supports nursing practice
  • Examine critical thinking and its importance in the practice of nursing
  • Analyze ethical and legal issues affecting the practice of nursing
  • Formulate a teaching plan/seminar based on the principles of teaching and theories of learning