NUR 1012

Socialization into Nursing II (2)

Prerequisite: NUR 1011 and NUR 1024C

Classification: Occupational

This course builds on NUR 1011 Socialization into Nursing I and the student's understanding of the components and competencies of the AD nurse. Emphasis will be placed on the components of professional behavior and communication techniques useful in management situations and the nurse's role in the context of changes in health care delivery systems. Students will address standards of nursing practice and legal and ethical aspects of nursing in greater depth. The student will consider application of the aspects of nursing management, identifying leadership traits and behaviors as they pertain to situations involving clients having difficulty meeting human needs. Students will learn about lifelong learning and career planning. Application of course content will be evaluated in the clinical component and testing of Nursing II and Nursing IIB.