Metropolitan State University

NURS 302 : Introduction to Baccalaureate Nursing

A. Course Description
Credits: 1
Lab Hours/ Weeks: Corequisites: None
Lecture Hours/ Week :  
MnTC Goals: None
This course builds on the registered nurse's previous knowledge and experiences and provides an overview of concepts basic to the development as a baccalaureate prepared nurse. Course content includes exploring many of the roles of the baccalaureate-prepared nurse and one's own professional development.
B. Course Effective Dates: 05/07/2016 - Present
C. Outline of Major Content Areas:
See Course Description for major content areas.
D. Learning Outcomes (General)
  1. Create a professional development plan for the successful transition to the role of the baccalaureate prepared nurse.
  2. Explore how utilizing the full range of skills and knowledge as a BSN impacts the current and future challenges and opportunities in health care.
  3. Develop an understanding of the forces driving the advancement of nursing education.
E. Learning Outcomes (MN Transfer Curriculum)
This contains no goal areas.
G. Special Information
Prerequisites: Admission to RN-BSN program.