NURS2010-B Intro To Professional Nursing    (Fall 2014)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor
Course Details

Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account.
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Session, Dates: 2 (08/23/2014 - 10/17/2014)


Time: -

Location: Internet/Online


Seats Available: 5 Seats

Credits: 2

The following additional fees apply to this section:   Fully Online Fee : $100.00

Course Description

This course is a broad overview of the profession of nursing. Students will be provided with a foundation in the scientific and social dimension of nursing as a discipline and a health profession. Students will examine the history of nursing and assess the impact of that development on the contemporary role of nursing in today's health care system. Students will be introduced to the nursing process, with special attention to critical thinking and decision-making as related to the nursing process. Professional values of altruism, autonomy, human dignity, integrity and social justice will be addressed. Finally, students will briefly examine global healthcare.

About The Instructor

Carl A. Ross, Ph.D., CRNP, CNE

Coordinator, Test for Success Prog and Int'l Nursing

University Professor of Nursing
412-397-6809 phone
412-397-3277 fax
John Jay 222