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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

NURS 3110 - The Transformation to Professional Practice

A survey course designed to increase the RN student’s awareness and understanding of the changes occurring in professional nursing practice and concepts that influence delivery of nursing care. The philosophy and conceptual framework of the Nursing Curriculum at University of North Georgia which is based on the Great Eight concepts provide the structure for the course content. The Great Eight concepts include: health promotion/disease prevention; communication; analytical, contextual and holistic thinking; human caring and relationships; teaching; resource management; leadership and information literacy. Course content focuses on socialization into the role of the professional nurse, nursing theory, written and oral communication and ethics in healthcare practice. Critical thinking is used to examine nursing theorists/theories and the application of theory to practice.

Prerequisite: Admission to BSN program