Prerequisites: Nil.

The nature of professional nursing practice is explored within a primary health care context. Foundational concepts related to nursing roles and relationships, recipients of care, health and illness, and practice environments will be discussed. Using the process of critical thinking, communication, and reflection, students will engage in discussions about nursing philosophy and theory, research, ethics, and legal considerations related to professional nursing practice.

3 lecture hours per week, one term

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 71:150 in the BU Course Transfer Database.