Course Description for Concepts of Professional Nursing
Concepts of Professional Nursing
Prerequisites: NUR 3028L, NUR 3065L, NUR 3619, and NUR 3128
Co-requisites: NUR 3531C, NUR 3219C, and NUR 3166
Description: This course includes information on the historical and contemporary social forces that influence the profession of nursing. The focus is on understanding the healthcare system and the varied roles of nursing within that system. The philosophical and theoretical bases of nursing as a profession are explored. The emphasis is on facilitating internalization of the core values of nursing.