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NURS 301. Health, Healing, Harmony: Professional Nursing Practice

Credits: 3
Department: Nursing Science
Description: Foundation of nursing knowledge, theory and research, professional values, core competencies and knowledge.
Prerequisites: Admission to the major
Corequisites: NURS 302 or NURS 320
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Extrapolate information and views of how a baccalaureate-prepared registered nurse integrates components of professional nursing values into practice.
2. Differentiate communication styles among different cultures.
3. Identify methods of communication that enhances and contributes to culturally congruent nursing care.
4. Express an understanding of the origins of the nursing profession.
5. Demonstrate application of nursing theories and their relevance to the student's nursing practice.
6. Discuss the contributions of theory and research based knowledge from the arts, humanities and sciences to the foundation of professional nursing theory and practice.
7. Articulate an understanding of the discipline of nursing.
8. Describe the utilization of principles of critical thinking in assessment and planning of client-centered care.
9. Demonstrate application of caring and therapeutic communication in planning client centered care.
10. Discuss examples of nursing research and evidence based practice as applied in primary, secondary and tertiary levels of care across all populations and environments.

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