May 24, 2018  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

NURS 115 - Introduction to Professional Nursing (2)


This course introduces the student to the profession of nursing, the Neuman Systems Model, the nursing process, clinical reasoning, the education of nurses, patient education, nursing research, healthcare informatics, healthcare policy, legal and ethical issues in healthcare, roles of the nurse, culture, self-concept, and human sexuality. The student will also develop critical thinking and communication skills necessary for the professional practice of nursing. This course includes two credit hours of theory (30 clock-hours).