NUR 110 Overview
This course focuses on the roles of the professional nurse within a Franciscan values framework. Historical and contemporary influences and professional, ethical, and legal standards related to nursing practice are examined. Professional communication and person-centered care are discussed with emphasis on the impact of personal attitudes, values, and beliefs. Self-awareness and stigma towards physical and mental illness are examined. Cultural and spiritual needs of the patient are addressed. Concepts of patient education, leadership, care coordination, safety, information management, and evidence-based practice are introduced. Prerequisite: BSN major.
- 3.00 Credits