Provides an overview of baccalaureate nursing practice and is the precursor course in the baccalaureate nursing curriculum. Explicates the values and philosophy of the Department of Nursing; helps students develop an understanding of issues confronting professional nurses. Emphasizes history, trends, policy issues, and the inter-relatedness of these factors with socio-cultural forces affecting the quality, nature, and delivery of basic nursing care. Winterim. Prerequisite(s): Pre-Licensure Nursing majors only.
*All course information is from the 2013-2014 Catalog.