Introduction to Professional Nursing


Orientation to the Penn College Nursing Program Mission and Philosophy and the Pennsylvania Nurse Practice Act. Exploration of the history of professional nursing and contemporary image of nursing is explored. Introduction of nursing process and communication skills which are vital to nursing practice. Use of the nursing process will be introduced with an emphasis on ethical behavior, communication, and health care policy.

3 Credits: 3 Lecture

BIO115 and ENL111 and PSY111