This course introduces students to principles, theories, and concepts that provide the foundation for nursing practice. Students are introduced to nursing theory, research, and evidence-based practice. Legal aspects of practice and ethical issues are discussed along with health teaching and counseling skills. Health promotion and individual responses to health and illness in a multicultural society are developed. The nursing process is introduced as it applies to promoting wellness and health maintenance. Upon successful course completion, students will gain knowledge regarding fundamental principles, theories, and concepts that guide nursing practice.
NUR303 Essentials of Nursing Practice