Transition to Practice (NSG231)
This course explores how standards of nursing practice and professional performance can impact clinical decisions and improve the quality of healthcare. Discussions will emphasize the nurse’s role as a leader in managing client care. Students are challenged to develop their role in teamwork and team building, prioritization, application of legal and ethical principles, delegation and supervision, and analyze quality data to improve client outcomes. Students recognize the value of lifelong learning and are able to identify educational requirements for continued practice. This non-clinical course will support the application of concepts in the clinical setting. Prerequisites: ENG101, NSG203, NSG212. Co-requisite: NSG241. Credit: 2 hours.