NR3000 Transition to Baccalaureate Nursing 3 hours 5 weeks

This course is designed to facilitate socialization of the RN student entering the BSN program of study. Emphasis is on the professional nurse’s role in American health care within the context of a Christian worldview. Topics covered include the historical formation of the professional nurse role, contemporary professional nurse roles, present and future professional nursing practice, scholarly communication, and the evolution of legal and ethical issues in professional nursing. The student will be introduced to the OCU conceptual framework, the model of Christian servant leadership, and the changing paradigm of professional nursing roles.