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NURS 308 Integrative Foundations of Professional Nursing

This course focuses on the integration of clinical reasoning and decision making in skill and role development. Physical, emotional, cognitive, social/relational, and spiritual factors affecting health are examined within a holistic model of care. A clinical decision-making framework is used to prepare students to provide individualized care for patients with diverse cultural backgrounds and health care needs.

Special information

Note: Course is reserved for students in the LPN/BSN program.
2 Undergraduate credits

Effective May 10, 2010 to present

Learning outcomes


  • Adhere to the standards of professional nursing practice in the classroom and laboratory settings.
  • Apply Modeling & Role Modeling theory to clinical decision making.
  • Demonstrate professional communication with student peers, faculty and members of the health care team.
  • Integrate evidence based clinical decision making while providing safe, holistic client care in a simulated setting.
  • Utilize the Nursing Process and clinical reasoning while performing selected nursing skills at the professional level.