NURS-252 Transitions to Professional Practice
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This course builds upon the core nursing courses and prepares the student for the various roles and responsibilities of the professional nurse. The course examines leadership and management theories and their application to the role of nurse as care coordinator, charge nurse and leader. Leadership skills with emphasis on team building, interdisciplinary collaboration, change, conflict resolution, negotiation, and delegation are discussed. Clinical experiences will provide students the opportunity to apply theory to practice. Additionally, the course will prepare the student for transitions to independent practice and licensure through critical review of nursing knowledge, coordinated review and submission of the licensure application.
Prerequisites: Can only be taken in the final semester of study. Spring, Senior Year.
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