NURS2010-D Intro To Professional Nursing    (Spring 2014)

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Course Description
About The Instructor
Course Details

Session, Dates: 1 (01/13/2014 - 05/03/2014)

Days: W

Time: 10:00 - 11:50 am

Location: Moon Campus

Room: Patrick Henry HOP

Seats Available: 23 Seats

Credits: 2

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 & Int'l Nursing
 Nursing
University Professor of Nursing
 Nursing

ross@rmu.edu
412-397-6809 phone
412-397-3277 fax
John Jay 222

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