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DNP/705

Philosophy, Theory, and Science for Nursing Practice

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Course level: Graduate

This course focuses on the philosophical and theoretical underpinnings of nursing science and practice at the doctoral level of expertise. The philosophy of science and the philosophical, theoretical, and ethical foundations of nursing practice and inquiry are examined. Students integrate teaching-learning theory into a personalized framework for doctoral practice. Competency A: Integrate nursing theory, ethics, and teaching-learning theory into a personal framework for advanced evidence-based practice in nursing. Competency B: Evaluate the philosophical, theoretical, and ethical underpinnings of advanced evidence-based practice in nursing. Competency C: Differentiate the philosophical and theoretical perspectives among professional theories and models for application in nursing practice and inquiry. Competency D: Examine the influence of personal and professional perspectives on knowledge acquisition and perception.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Perceptions of Nursing: Patterns of Knowing

Philosophy of Science and Practice

The Cultural Environment

Ethics of Nursing Practice: Ethical Theory and Process

Theoretical Perspectives for Nursing Knowledge Generation and Practice Part I

Theoretical Perspectives for Nursing Knowledge Generation and Practice Part II

Teaching-Learning Perspectives

Theoretical Perspectives of Advanced EBP and Inquiry

Why UOPX

Why take courses at University of Phoenix

Accreditation that matters

We’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org) or its predecessor for more than 40 years.

Real-world instructors

Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

Affordable and potentially reimbursable

Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

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