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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA COLLEGE OF NURSING COURSE SYLLABUS Fall 2009 COURSE NUMBER NUR 3825 COURSE TITLE Introduction to Professional Nursing CREDITS 2 PLACEMENT BSN Program - Generic Track PREREQUISITE Admission to the College of Nursing COREQUISITE None FACULTY Michele Brimeyer, MSN, ARNP, WHNP-BC HPNP 2204 (352) 273-6397 Pager: (888) 338-0602 Office hours: Monday, 10:30am-12:30pm DEPARTMENT CHAIR Jennifer H. Elder, PhD, RN, FAAN HPNP 4221 (352) 273-6359 Office hours: By appointment only COURSE DESCRIPTION This course introduces the student to the fundamental issues in the profession of nursing. The College of Nursing Philosophy and Conceptual Framework are introduced and explained as the foundation of the baccalaureate program . Emphasis is placed on professional values in relation to the students’ professional development. COURSE OBJECTIVES Upon completion of this course the student will be able to: 1. Explain selected historical events, social trends and the views of nursing leaders as these relate to the profession of nursing in its evolution as a subsystem of health care. 2. Discuss the rational for using the College of Nursing Philosophy and Conceptual Framework, along with general systems theory, as foundation elements for beginning level professional nursing practice. 3. Discuss professional role expectations and competencies in relation to educational preparation. 4. Discuss professional values as a basis for professional nursing practice. 5. Review basic legal and ethical parameters for professional nursing practice. COURSE SCHEDULE
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NUR 3825 COURSE SYLLABUS PAGE 2 Section Day Time Room 0030 Monday 3:00-4:55pm 1101 ATTENDANCE Students are expected to be present for all scheduled classes, other learning experiences, and examinations. Students who have extraordinary circumstances preventing attendance should explain these circumstances to the course instructor prior
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