There was neither organized care, nor science behind the methods of caring: The people who provided care were untrained and often belonged to the lowest economic classes, such as slaves. The first organized groups who performed nursing care were male nursing orders in s, such as the Knights of St.
Undergraduate NUR Introduction to Professional Nursing This course orients students to the expectations of a baccalaureate education in nursing.
Academic communication and critical thinking skills within the context of professional nursing are emphasized.
Issues of ethical and professional accountability related to the role s of the nurse are explored. Historical and contemporary perspectives on the nature and scope of nursing practice are examined. NUR Introduction to Professional Nursing for Advanced Students This course has been specifically designed for advanced students who are either transfer students with 60 or more credits or who have a degree in another field.
The course introduces career opportunities in health care as well as how prior learning and work experiences might build on and blend into a career in nursing.
The historical and contemporary perspectives on the nature and scope of nursing will be investigated through utilization of online resources, advanced library skills, writing, and online discussion.
Other topics will include skills of communication, critical thinking, and Nur 513 historical development of nursing timeline relationship between professional nursing and the broad base of theoretical and empirical knowledge derived from the behavioral and physical sciences and the humanities.
Students will consider the major constructs of nurse, health, and caring practice. It is a transitional course that seeks to prepare students for the accelerated programs of study at USM, to provide a framework for understanding professional education, and to explore the transition into nursing.
NUR Health Assessment This course provides knowledge and skills essential to conduct in-depth bio-psycho-social-cultural health assessment of well individuals throughout the life span.
Emphasis is placed on data collection through effective communication and physical skills followed by data analysis and identification of nursing diagnoses. Concurrent with NUR NUR Health Assessment Lab This laboratory course provides knowledge and skills essential to conduct an in-depth bio-psycho-social-cultural, holistic health assessment of well individuals through the life span.
Emphasis is placed on data collection through development of communication and physical examination skills. Data will be analyzed and nursing diagnoses developed. NUR Pharmacology This course provides an overview of the principles of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics.
The major drug categories are reviewed with emphasis placed on the therapeutic use, action, and adverse reactions of selected prototype drugs. Emphasis is placed on the benefits and risks of drug therapy, thereby preparing the health professional for safe, therapeutic pharmacologic interventions.
There is no clinical component to this course. NURoffered in summer semester, is open only to Accelerated B.
NUR Nursing Arts and Science This course introduces the student to concepts and skills basic to the art and science of nursing.
The nursing process is introduced as a problem-solving tool and is used along with scientific principles in the teaching of foundational nursing therapeutics used in most practice settings.
NUR Fundamentals in Nursing Lab This course focuses on the cognitive basis, scientific principles, and manipulative component of psychomotor skills used when implementing foundational nursing therapeutics, which promote, maintain, and restore the health of the client.
NUR Concepts of Professional Nursing Practice This course will explore the historical foundations, current issues, and future direction of professional baccalaureate nursing practice within the context of the current health care system.
An emphasis is placed on the continued development of critical thinking, written, and oral communication skills for the baccalaureate nurse. RN licensure or permission of instructor and ENG NUR Health Assessment for RNs This course provides the RN student with knowledge and skills essential to conduct in-depth bio-psycho-social-cultural health assessments of well individuals.
The course includes examination of the concepts of wellness and health promotion across the life span. NUR Intermediate Nursing Skills Lab This laboratory and simulation course builds on the theory, scientific principles, and psychomotor skills introduced in prerequisite courses.
Its focus is to develop basic psychomotor and communication skills through kinetic learning in simulated clinical scenarios built from protocol cases from adult and older health course and clinical work.
Demonstrations, role-playing, critical thinking and decision-making will be the framework for skill building. Active and independent laboratory participation will permit the student to demonstrate self-direction as a learner. RNs who graduated from a diploma program will be awarded 30 basic nursing credits a posting fee will be charged upon successful completion of NUR Professional Communication and Technology Utilization in Nursing.
RN licensure and NUR NUR Evidence-based Practice in Nursing This online course introduces the student to evidence-based practice in nursing.• Students must complete all PNUR requirements with a “c” or better prior to beginning the upper division nursing program.
•Students must have a HIST sequence and at least one Literature course OR Literature sequence and at least one History course. 7/17/ Historical Development of Nursing Timeline 1/2 Historical Development of Nursing Timeline NUR/ - THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS OF PRACTICE DOLORES DIEHL University of Phoenix March 10, Nursing science was defined in by Donaldson and Crowley as “principles and laws that govern life process, well- being, and optimum functioning of human beings-sick or .
This unit outlines human development from conception through to late adulthood. Major development theories are examined in the context of significant lifespan phases. Implications for health care needs of individuals and nursing practices are considered. Open Access Initiative is committed to make genuine and reliable contributions to the scientific community without restricting the access of published content.
The National Council of State Boards of Nursing also set licensure as a Registered Nurse as the standard for pursuing an advanced degree in nursing. Just six years later in , the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners was established.
The McMaster, Mohawk, Conestoga Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) program provides a nursing curriculum leading to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from McMaster University.
Students experience clinical placements in the health care and community agencies of Hamilton, Halton, Brantford, Niagara and surrounding areas.