Professional Nursing I

Credits: 8

This course focuses on the expanded role of the professional nurse through nursing theory, nursing ethics, and lab. Demonstrating cultural competency, students will integrate Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) into nursing care, health promotion across the lifespan, and health care interventions. Additional areas of focus include nursing theory, pathophysiology, assessing learning needs, teaching and evaluation, and pharmacology in selected concepts and systems. The lab portion of this course focuses on areas including critical thinking, quality, safety, medication/IV calculations, assessments, and advanced nursing skills with emphasis on evidence-based practices.