RN-to-BSN transition course designed to facilitate development of a professional nursing philosophy and framework. Focus on nursing concepts from a professional perspective, values of nursing practice, and articulation of nursing care from theory and evidenced-based practice. Emphasis on improving communication skills through written and technical means. 8 week course that runs the first session of the semester. (Formerly NUR310) 3 Credits (3 Lecture) Corequisite(s): NUR001.