This course introduces students to the theories and principles that form the foundation for professional nursing practice. The theoretical foundation of caring and culture care is introduced. The fundamental concepts basic to nursing such as health and wellness, nursing process, therapeutic communication, and holistic health are examined. Historical, legal, professional, cultural, economic, and social factors that influence nursing and health care delivery are studied. This course is required for the B.S. in Nursing. Only students admitted to the Nursing major may register for this course.
NURS300 is a 3 credit course.