Course Code and Number:NURS320 Course Title:INTRODUCTION TO NURSING THEORY AND PRACTICE Credits: 4 Cr.
This course introduces the Sister Callista Roy Adapation Model, and provides an opportunity for application of the model, the nursing process and concepts pertinent to professional nursing. This course is designed to enable the student to understand the human being as a focus of nursing and a philosophy of nursing oriented to wellness. Emphasis is placed on the development of cognitive and psychomotor skills in the assessment phase of the nursing process. Students assume a health promotion role, interacting with clients across the lifespan. Psychomotor skills are learned and practiced in the campus laboratory. Students also have the opportunity to observe directed nursing activities with individual clients.
Admission to the post-baccalaureate evening/weekend section of the nursing major.