NSG 397A Professional Nursing Concepts and Theories, 3 credits
This course focuses on concepts basic to the development of professional practitioners. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking, nursing theories, and the re-socialization of the professional nursing role. Theoretical and applied concepts for professional practice, the changing health care system, an introduction to healthcare finance, information technology, and professional practice strategies, including wellness and health promotion across the lifespan are explored.
Prerequisite: RN status