2018-2019 Catalog 
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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RNSG 1517 - Concepts of Professional Nursing Practice I for Articulating Students

5 Credits (5 hrs. lec.) Provides the articulating student the opportunity to examine the role of the professional nurse; application of a systematic problem solving process and critical thinking skills related to patient care; and competency in knowledge, judgment, skill, and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. This course lends itself to either a blocked or integrated approach. Prerequisite: Admission to Nursing Transition Program, BIOL 2401 , ENGL 1301  and RNSG 1301 , TSI Complete for Math. Corequisite: RNSG 1360  
Course Outcomes
1 - Describe the roles of the professional nurse as provider of patient-centered care, patient safety advocate, member of health care team, and member of profession.
2 - Describe critical thinking in a systematic problem solving process in the application of knowledge to patient care delivery.
3 - Identify ethical and legal principles in professional nursing practice.