nsg511 | Graduate

Contemporary Nursing Practice

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This course emphasizes the School of Nursing's philosophical framework for professional practice and the role of the graduate nurse as practitioner, leader, and researcher. Topics include conceptual models, nursing theory, theory frameworks, conceptual terms, and the utility and application of nursing theories in practice. A key focus is introducing students to various conceptual perspectives to guide new ideas, research questions, and interpretations in nursing practice.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

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    Conceptual Models of Contemporary Nursing

    • Analyze the terms conceptual model, theory, and metaparadigm.
    • Analyze conceptual and operational definitions of nursing theory.
    • Evaluate the role of theory in advancing nursing practice.
    • Analyze key characteristics, strengths, and weaknesses of various nursing theories.
    • Evaluate the central tenets of nursing models and their use in practice.
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