Foundations of Professional Nursing – Accelerated

Course IDCourse NameCourseCategoryCredit Hours
NRSI 208Foundations of Professional Nursing – Accelerated BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSINGNURSING7

Three hours of theory and four clinical laboratory hours.

This course presents an historical perspective of nursing, an overview of the nursing profession and concepts basic to nursing practice as expressed in the college’s philosophy of nursing and curricular threads. The focus of this course is to facilitate the student’s understanding of the professional nurses’ role in promoting health and providing client care. The nursing process is introduced as the decision making approach in the delivery of nursing care, and students develop basic nursing skills. Communication and cultural competence are presented as components of the professional nursing role.