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    Saint Joseph's College: Online Programs
  Nov 23, 2017
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NU 300 - Professional Transitions

The course provides an overview of contemporary professional nursing practice with a focus on developing reflective practice through developing and utilizing critical thinking and decision-making skills. The course draws from present literature relating to critical thinking and decision making within complex health care situations.

Assignment Overview
  • Assignments: 5 Units
  • Interactivity: Discussion Board
  • Final Assessment: None

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following:

  • Incorporate effective communication techniques, including negotiation and conflict resolution to produce positive professional working relationships (AACN VI, 3).

  • Contribute the unique nursing perspective to interprofessional teams to optimize patient outcomes (AACN VI, 4).

  • Demonstrate appropriate team building and collaborative strategies when working with interprofessional teams (AACN IV, 5).

  • Demonstrate an appreciation of the history of and contemporary issues in nursing and their impact on current nursing practice (AACN VIII, 5).

  • Reflect on oneseliefs and values as they relate to professional practice (AACN VIII, 6).

  • Identify personal, professional, and environmental risks that impact personal and professional choices and behaviors (AACN VIII, 7).

Credits: 3

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