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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NUR 103 - Foundations of Nursing Practice II

This course is designed to introduce students to the concept of professional nursing practice.  Students will begin to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to meet selected core competencies as identified by the Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) initiative.  These core competencies include patient-centered care, quality improvement, evidence-based practice, interprofessional teams, and informatics.  Standards of professional nursing practice are incorporated into the course including those from the American Nurses Association (ANA); the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and the Maine State Board of Nursing (MSBN).  Theoretical discussions and case studies will be used to assist students in acquiring the knowledge to develop clinical decision-making skills.

NOTE: This course is intended for Nursing Majors with a minimum Cumulative GPA of 2.5, and at least a grade of C in BIO 100 and in both BMB 207 and BMB 209.

Prerequisites: Department Consent

Course Typically Offered: Fall

Credits: 3