NURS 1110: Professional Nursing I

This is the first in a series of five courses that address professional nursing practice. The learner is introduced to the roles and responsibilities of registered nurses and fundamental concepts of professional nursing practice. Emphasis is on exploring the concept of health and professional nursing skills (i.e. critical thinking, therapeutic communication, evidence-informed decision-making, teaching and learning) that promote patient/client and family-centred care. (Prerequisite: Open only to Nursing students. Corequisites: Registration in all courses required for first year fall semester) (3 lecture hours per week). 3 credits