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Nursing - Transitions

Course Code
NURS 301  Credits
Title Transitions 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Writing Intensive Yes  
Description As the first course for RNs who are pursuing a baccalaureate degree, this course provides an overview of the evolution of nursing as a profession. Students are oriented to the role of being scholar-clinicians. The course supports an evolving professional identity and examines major issues and trends in contemporary nursing. Students will explore critical abilities in professional practice such effective communication, working in groups, teaching-learning, and more. The prevailing focus of analysis is quality and safety for the care of individuals, groups, and families. This course is a prerequisite for all other courses in the nursing major for RN-BSN students. Optional co-requisites are NURS 303L (Family Health Nursing), NURS 342 (Care of Diverse Populations), and/or NURS 370 (Research and Evidence-Based Practice).