May 27, 2019  
Catalog/Bulletin 2017-2018 
    
Catalog/Bulletin 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 2371 - INTRODUCTION TO PROFESSIONAL NURSING

[2 Credits]
Introduction to Professional Nursing is placed in the first semester of the nursing curriculum. This course will present introductory concepts related to professionalism, nursing history, nursing theory, leadership, ethics, and the legalities of nursing. The School of Nursing philosophy, core values and undergraduate curriculum concepts will be introduced. Current trends and issues in nursing are explored. Standards of professional nursing practice are incorporated into the course including those from American Nurses Association (ANA), Joint Commission for the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), Louisiana State Board of Nursing (LSBN), and National League for Nursing (NLN). Two hours lecture/seminar. Corequisites: HLSC 2410, 2412.