Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - Professional Foundations in Nursing

NSGD 2047  Professional Foundations in Nursing


Enrolment in the RPN to BScN Blended Learning Program, ACAD 1601


NSGD 2016


NURS 2047


Twelve weeks of online instruction for one term.




Students will be introduced to the legal and ethical basis of professional practice, including human rights and professional regulation. The course addresses the nature of the profession of nursing through the exploration of historical influences, philosophical perspectives, and the development of a professional self-concept by the practitioner. Recognizing that the nurse is an integral member of the health care team, the course will also examine concepts relevant to the delivery of professional nursing care in the health care system.

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