Evaluating Professional Nursing Practice
Exploration of professional nursing practice to facilitate growth and development of the Registered Nurse. Varied learning activities engage students in providing nursing care for patients across the life span and the continuum of care. Independent practice experiences consisting of 15 hours provide opportunities to bridge the baccalaureate level professional nursing practice. Independent practices experiences, may include direct and/or indirect care, such as clinical projects, interventions, decisions, or actions on behalf of patients, as designed collaboratively with the course instructor. Reflection of the RN's current level of nursing practice and use of evidenced-based research to improve health outcomes are utilized to enhance the RNs professional practice. (Formerly NUR413) 3 Credits (3 Lecture) Prerequisite(s): NUR329 and NUR352 or NUR329 and NUR353.