Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - Professional Foundations in Nursing
NURS 2047 Professional Foundations in Nursing
Prerequisites:All NURS courses at the 1000 level with a minimum grade of 60% or SAT, BIOL 1011 and BIOL 2707; or enrollment in the RPN to BScN Program.
Antirequisites:NURS 1007, NSGD 2047
Hours:Three hours of lecture per week for one term.
Description: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.