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NURN 3590

Nurse Role and Practice Transition

Five semester hours, three theory, six clinical. Writing Intensive (WIN) course. (SP)

This course provides the student with an organizing framework for defining professional nursing practice at the baccalaureate level, as a learned and complex therapeutic process through which the nurse engages individuals, patients, families, communities or vulnerable populations for the purpose of meeting health needs.  The health needs of individuals, patients, families communities or vulnerable populations are examined within relevant theoretical contexts.  Nursing philosophies and theories are explored, with special emphasis given to the interpretation of the influence of culture on health. Prerequisite: Core complete or permission of instructor.

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