Metropolitan State University

NURS 495 : Nursing Capstone Seminar

A. Course Description
Credits: 2
Lab Hours/ Weeks: Corequisites: None
Lecture Hours/ Week :  
MnTC Goals: None
This capstone seminar focuses on synthesizing theories, principles, models, and skills from nursing, other disciplines, and the arts and sciences. Emphasis is placed on Modeling and Role-Modeling theory as a basis for implementing holistic nursing care directed toward healing in the human health experience. Students demonstrate integration of theory through student-led seminars and the completion of a capstone project.
B. Course Effective Dates: 01/10/2010 - Present
C. Outline of Major Content Areas:
See Course Description for major content areas.
D. Learning Outcomes (General)
  1. Appraise current evidence to support decision making and needed change in nursing practice.
  2. Design a capstone project that implements Modeling and Role-Modeling concepts as a basis for healing in the human health experience.
  3. Reflect on the value of holistic self-care for one┬┐s own nursing practice.
  4. Utilize critical reasoning in health care decision making with families, populations, and systems.
  5. Utilize theories from the arts and sciences and nursing as a basis for professional nursing.
E. Learning Outcomes (MN Transfer Curriculum)
This contains no goal areas.
G. Special Information