2019-2020 Catalog 
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2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RNSG 1309 - Introduction to Nursing

Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours - Lecture: 3
Overview of nursing and the role of the professional nurse as provider in patient-centered care, patient safety advocate, member of health care team, and member of the profession. Content includes knowledge, judgment, skills and professional values with a legal/ethical framework. This course lends itself to a blocked approach.
Prerequisite: BIOL 2401 , with a minimum grade of C; ENGL 1301  with a minimum grade of C. Corequisite: RNSG 1144 , PSYC 2301 RNSG 1215       
Student Learning Outcomes
1 - Identify concepts for the provision of nursing care. 2 - Describe the roles of the professional nurse in the delivery of comprehensive care. 3 - Describe the use of a systematic problem-solving process. 4 - Utilize critical thinking skills.