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NSG/302

Professional Contemporary Nursing Role and Practice

Online

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$1050

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Course level: NUR Undergraduate

This course introduces the School of Nursing's philosophical framework for professional practice and the baccalaureate role of the nurse as practitioner, leader, and educator. Topics include critical thinking, clinical judgment, collaboration and communication skills, evidence-based practice, and professional values and responsibilities. A key focus is introducing students to professional nursing and behaviors necessary for professional accountability. in all university courses, and specific requirements may differ by course. If attendance requirements are not met, a student may be removed from the course. Please review the Course Attendance Policy in the Catalog for more information.

Prerequisites

  • A valid, unrestricted/unencumbered RN license

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Learning Outcomes

  • Evaluate current knowledge, skills, and attitudes to identify the potential for professional growth as a practitioner, leader, and educator.
  • Analyze the relationships between critical thinking, clinical reasoning, clinical judgment, and the nursing process.
  • Evaluate the role of the baccalaureate-prepared nurse in an interdisciplinary model of care.
  • Utilize evidence-based practice to guide clinical judgement.
  • Analyze changes in current health care delivery and their effect on nursing practice.

Why UOPX

Why take courses at University of Phoenix

Accreditation that matters

We’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org) 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.

Next Steps

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Transfer Credits

Credit Transfer

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