NR3200 Nursing Theory-Foundations for Professional Practice

This course will introduce students to theory-guided nursing practice. Students will explore the role of theory in the development of nursing as a profession and will be introduced to selected theorists who are impacting nursing practice today. Topics covered include the central concepts of nursing theories, main precepts of theories of nursing and the criteria for evaluating the utility of a nursing theory for its relevance to nursing practice, education or research.

Credit Hours: 
3
5 weeks