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NURĀ 501. Foundations of Professional Nursing. 4 Hours.

This course focuses on the practice of professional nursing as an evidence-based, goal-directed activity for assisting patients to achieve optimal health by meeting basic human needs, providing holistic care, and engaging in health promotion. Concepts of communication, interpersonal relationships, and nursing process as clinical decision-making strategies are introduced. Chronic and long-term internal and external environmental variables that affect the health of adults are explored. The professional roles of caregiver and advocate are developed in diverse learning experiences.