May 28, 2024  
ACE Catalog - Volume 33 
ACE Catalog - Volume 33 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NUR4013 - Transition to Professional Nursing: Issues and Concepts

Credits: 3
This course develops knowledge related to the profession of nursing, current issues in nursing, and the role of nursing in transforming health outcomes. The ethical and scientific basis for nursing practice are discussed.
Nursing’s paradigm is defined. Students explore key nursing theories and theories from other disciplines as a foundation for care. Students utilize the concepts from theories, Professional Nursing Standards (ANA), Code of Ethics, Institute of Medicine Report (IOM), Competencies from the Quality, Safety, and Education in Nursing (QSEN) to analyze their practice and to clarify their role as a member of a profession.