Introduction to Professional Nursing (NSG101)
This course introduces the standards of professional nursing practice which provide the foundation for the registered nurse to deliver patient-centered care in today’s dynamic healthcare environment. Discussions will include 1) Building critical thinking skills; 2) Evidence-based practice; 3) Maintaining a safe environment; 4) Communication with clients and the multidisciplinary team; 5) Educating clients; 6) Utilizing technology to manage information and promote quality; 7) Ethical and legal boundaries and 8) Professional regulation. This non-clinical course will support the application of concepts in clinical courses. Co-requisite: NSG111. Credit: 1 hour.