Aug 18, 2022  
2021-2022 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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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:

  • Identify personal, professional, ethical and environmental risks that impact personal and professional choices and behaviors.
  • Apply the unique nursing perspective to interprofessional team communication to optimize patient outcomes
  • Understand the role of the professional nurse in leading change in a changing healthcare environment with an emphasis on patient centered care.
  • Analyze the history of professional nursing and nursing theory as a framework for practice by the baccalaureate prepared nurse.
  • Understand the role of interprofessional partnerships in providing quality care to patients, families and communities
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills in precepting/mentoring nurses and nursing students. 


Credits: 3



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