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NURS 3590
Nurse Role and Practice Transitions (RN/BSN only).
Five semester hours, three theory, two clinical (2 hours equals six contact hours). (SP)
This course provides the student with an organizing framework for defining professional nursing practice as a learned and complex therapeutic process through which the nurse engages individuals, families, or communities for the purpose of meeting health needs. The health needs of individuals, families and communities are examined within relevant theoretical contexts. Nursing philosophies are explored, with special emphasis given to the interpretation of the influence of culture and caring on health. To earn credit, this course must be completed with a grade of “C” or better. Prerequisite: Admission to RN/BSN track, completion of all core requirements. Course fee: $200.00.

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