The focus of this course is to transition the licensed registered professional nurse to reflective nursing practice. Personal values, philosophy and goals are examined as part of the process of creating a professional portfolio. Content includes: historical, ethical, legal and theoretical foundations of nursing, social justice and diversity, and professional nursing issues and trends. This course is writing intensive. Prerequisite: Admission to either the Online RN to BSN or the Bachelor Level Nursing program; NURS 208 (BSN).
Prerequisite(s) / Corequisite(s):
Admission to either the Online RN to BSN or the Bachelor Level Nursing program; NURS 208 (BSN).
NOTE: The intention of this master course syllabus is to provide an outline of the contents of this course, as specified by
the faculty of Columbia College, regardless of who teaches the course, when it is taught, or where it is taught. Faculty members teaching this
course for Columbia College are expected to facilitate learning pursuant to the course learning outcomes and cover the subjects listed in the Major Topics/Skills to be Covered section.
However, instructors are also encouraged to cover additional topics of interest so long as those topics are relevant to the course's
subject. The master syllabus is, therefore, prescriptive in nature but also allows for a diversity of individual approaches to course material.