NRS 320: Essential Concepts for Professional Nursing Practice
(3-0) Cr. 3. F.
Prereq: Admission to the RN - to - BSN program.
Exploration of the philosophical, conceptual, and theoretical bases for baccalaureate nursing practice. Key concepts impacting the nursing profession and healthcare are examined from both historical and contemporary perspectives. Topics include professional role development, interprofessional collaboration and teamwork, quality and safety, effective communication, and provision of culturally competent and patient-centered care.