NURS-005 Prof. Nurs: Foundations for Practice
Professor C. Taylor and Staff
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 students will have an opportunity to meet patients, family members, and other members of the professional caregiving team. The course will introduce Georgetown's nursing model and values-based health care initiative. Most importantly, students will have safe opportunities to develop communication skills and to initiate 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. Fall, First Year.
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