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Theory-based Nursing Practice

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This course focuses on behaviors, attitudes, and values necessary for theory-based professional nursing practice. Concepts of professional nursing are presented within the unifying framework of Watson's theory of human caring, Benner's theory of novice to expert, and the role of the generalist nurse.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Nursing Philosophies

    • Apply nursing philosophies to patient-centered practice.
    • Relate nursing philosophies to critical thinking and decision making in patient-centered practice.

    The Historical Relationship Among the Philosophy, Practice, and Theory of Nursing

    • Define the relationship among nursing philosophies, models, and theories.
    • Relate the history and evolution of nursing philosophies, models, and theories to the evolution of nursing practice

    Nursing Theories

    • Relate nursing theories to critical thinking and decision making in patient-centered practice.
    • Integrate Watson’s theory of human caring into clinical decision making and patient-centered care.

    Using Philosophies, Theories, and Models to Guide Professional Nursing Practice

    • Develop a personal framework to guide patient-centered care in professional nursing practice.

    Nursing Models

    • Relate nursing models to critical thinking and decision making in patient-centered practice.
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