NURS-005 Prof. Nurs: Foundations for Practice
Fall for 2017-2018
This course is designed to introduce the first year student to professional nursing and to enable students to assess their aptitude for professional practice. Classes will offer an introduction to the history of nursing and nursing’s evolving roles and quality and safety education for nurses (QSEN) competencies. The course will introduce Georgetown’s values-based health care initiative and model of professional nursing. Most importantly, students will have safe opportunities to develop communication skills and to prepare themselves to develop professional relationships with people from different lifestyles and backgrounds. Nursing’s role in meeting the challenges of pain and human suffering will be highlighted and ethical challenges explored.
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: None
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