NURS 301

Theoretical Foundations for Nursing Practice

3 Undergraduate credits
Effective August 15, 2016 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

This course examines the theoretical foundation for the practice of professional nursing with emphasis on the values and theoretical perspectives that support practice. A holistic framework is introduced with emphasis on the application of Modeling and Role-Modeling theory. The concepts of nurturing, facilitating, healing, and transformational self-care are emphasized.

Special information

Prerequisites: Admission to RN-BSN program. Co-requisites NURS 302.

Learning outcomes

General

  • Articulate insights gained through participation in self-care/self-healing activities.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills in applying Modeling and Role-Modeling theory to the clinical decision-making process, including aggregation and interpretation of data, pattern analysis, and implementation of the aims of intervention.
  • Examine theoretical models used in nursing as they relate to the concepts of the metaparadigm.
  • Explore the use of therapeutic communication, relaxation, imagery, energy-based interventions, and promotion of spiritual well-being in providing holistic nursing care.
  • Identify critical values of professional nursing.
  • Plan care based on the client's model of the world.

Spring 2020

Section Title Instructor
50 Theoretical Foundations for Nursing Practice Schultz, Ellen Books Course details

Summer 2020

Section Title Instructor
50 Theoretical Foundations for Nursing Practice Staff, Staff Books Course details

Fall 2020

Section Title Instructor
50 Theoretical Foundations for Nursing Practice Schultz, Ellen Books Course details