Introduction to Professional Nursing Concepts

This course provides an overview of concepts that introduce the student to the BSN nursing program and baccalaureate generalist nursing practice. Students will become familiar with the Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice (2008), National League for Nursing (NLN) Education Competencies Model (2012), and other nursing standards. The course includes an introduction of nurse theorists, evidence-based practice, client safety and quality of care, cultural and spiritual aspects, informatics, and other professional nursing concepts. In addition, the role of professional nursing in society and in the healthcare delivery system is discussed.

Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

Last updated: 08/10/2021