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2020-2021 Catalog 
    
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NUR* 226 - Transition to Professional Nursing Practice


Credit(s): 1
- On Campus and Online -

Prerequisite(s): Connecticut Community Colleges NUR* 220  
Corequisite(s): Connecticut Community Colleges NUR* 225 , Humanities or Fine Arts or College specific requirement A student who successfully completes all course requirements is eligible to sit for the National Registry Exam, a requirement for obtaining a Paramedic license from the State of Connecticut.
This course focuses on advanced concepts of nursing practice as they relate to leadership, management and interprofessional relationships at all levels of patient care. This course explores the curricular concepts communication, diversity, evidence based practice, healthcare policy and economics, leadership, patient centered care, professionalism, quality improvement, safety, systems-based practice, and teamwork and collaboration in greater depth. Emphasis is placed upon clinical judgment as it impacts clinical decision making and priority setting in a variety of settings within the healthcare system. Learning experiences assist the student to synthesize concepts in a manner that promotes quality improvement in clinical nursing practice for the benefit of patients, families, groups, communities, and populations across the lifespan. Active learning strategies are employed in this course to engage students in the development and application of nursing leadership and management skills as self-directed lifelong learners.
Theory Credit/Contact Hours: 1.0



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