Aug 18, 2022
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.
- 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.
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