This transition course focuses on an introduction to the Philosophy and Conceptual Framework of the University of Rio Grande-Holzer School of Nursing, the health care delivery system, and the clinical decision-making process (nursing process). Emphasis is placed on transition to the professional nursing role in the care of self, individuals, families, groups, and communities. An introduction to nursing theorists, philosophies, theories, and frameworks is also presented. Four-hour class. Prerequisite: Graduate of a State Board of Nursing approved pre-licensure R.N. associate degree or diploma program in nursing. Note: Students may enroll in this course prior to receiving RN license and/or official acceptance into the RN-BSN Program.
Offered Fall for 4 Semester hours.