NUR 215 - Transition to Nursing Practice

Course Description

Effective: 2013-05-01

Focuses on the care of diverse patients with complex health issues. Incorporates communication, collaboration, caring, and critical thinking/clinical reasoning necessary for safe, patient-centered nursing care. Integrates evidence-based practice, quality improvement, professional standards, and legal and ethical responsibilities of the entry level nurse. Provides a precepted clinical experience to facilitate an effective transition from student to registered nurse.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 9 hours. Total 12 hours per week. 6 Credits.
6 credits

General Course Purpose

Builds on the concepts of previous nursing courses and serves as a capstone course for a nursing program. Integration of previous knowledge of nursing theory, clinical experiences, and skills learned throughout the nursing program to provide evidence-based patient-centered nursing care to medically complicated patients. Provide the student with the ability to demonstrate safe, patient-centered care for a diverse patient population in a precepted experience.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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