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Theoretical Development And Conceptual Frameworks

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This course focuses on behaviors, attitudes, and values necessary for theory-based professional nursing practice. The roles of baccalaureate nurses are presented within the frameworks of Watson's theory of human caring and Benner's theory of novice to expert.

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 Theoretical Knowledge

    • Describe the historical development of nursing knowledge and theory.
    • Differentiate between nursing philosophies, models, and theories.
    • Compare practice principles based on Watson’s philosophy and Nightingale’s philosophy of nursing.
    • Analyze the role of nursing theory in practice.
    • Determine the importance of Benner’s nursing theory for contemporary nursing practice.
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