Jul 16, 2018  
College Catalog 2018-2019 
    
College Catalog 2018-2019

NUR 260 Advanced Competencies in Nursing Process

Credits: (1)
NUR 260 introduces the concepts essential for applying Level 4 theory in the clinical setting. The course explores the discipline of nursing and factors that impact on the profession of nursing including historical perspectives; educational, ethical and legal issues; modes of health care delivery and nursing roles; application of the nursing process in the management of patient care; and professional trends and issues in leadership and management. Evaluation of  ways in which health care delivery trends impact on current and future nursing practice and intervene to main the standard of practice will be explored. This course will demonstrate the interdependent relationship of leadership and management by defining the leadership components and management functions inherent in all phases of the management process. Time required for completion of this course is dependent on the individual learner; however, it is expected that students will spend at least 45 hours in study and classroom activity. Demonstration of the application of these concepts in the clinical setting is a requirement of NUR 260. The final grade in NUR 260 is dependent on successful completion of all Level 4 requirements. Prerequisite(s): BIO 171  and BIO 172  (for advanced standing students), and matriculation in Nursing .