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INTRODUCTION TO NURSING THEORY AND PRACTICE (4 cr.)
This course provides an opportunity for you to apply the patterns of knowing in nursing, the nursing process, and concepts pertinent to professional nursing. Emphasis is placed on the development of cognitive, interactive and psychomotor skills in the assessment phase of the nursing process. You will assume a health promotion and teaching role, interacting with clients across the lifespan. Psychomotor skills are learned and practiced in the campus laboratory. You will also provide selected direct nursing care activities to individual clients with your mentor in clinical. Prerequisites: Acceptance to the post-baccalaureate evening/weekend section of the nursing major.