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Transition to Professional Nursing Practice

NUR 2434

Credit(s): 4

This course facilitates the transition of the student to the role of a professional nurse. Emphasis is placed on contemporary issues and management concepts, as well as developing the skills of delegation, conflict management, and leadership. Legal and ethical issues are discussed with a focus on personal accountability and responsibility. Standards of practice and the significance of functioning according to state regulations and statutes are analyzed. Clinical experiences provide the student the opportunity to apply theoretical concepts while functioning in a leadership role. Prerequisites:   SPT 1113; NUR 1118; NUR 1121NUR 1131NUR 1217; NUR 1223; NUR 2318; NUR 2322 (4,2,6)