NU-101 : Introduction to ProfessionalNursing and Informatics

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Nursing
Subject:
Nursing
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3
Focuses on the history and philosophy of nursing and the roles of nurses in practice. The student is introduced to the diversity of settings where health care is provided. Issues related to sociocultural, environmental, economic, political and occupational health, health and illness behaviors, and risk reduction are addressed. The course also includes a conceptual foundation for understanding nursing informatics. A focus is on beginning development of personal values and professional responsibilities as a basis for life-long learning. 3 credits (3 theory, 0 clinical) PREREQUISITE: NURSING MAJORS ONLY.