Sep 22, 2020  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2017-18 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2017-18 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NUR 260 - Nursing Issues


In this course the student will explore concepts, trends, and professional behaviors that affect current nursing practice. The focus is on the Core Competencies© of professionalism, communication, and teamwork/collaboration as students prepare to transition into the workforce.

At the completion of the course, the student will:

  • Incorporate the multi-dimensions of professionalism into nursing practice.
  • Analyze the impact of local and global trends/resources on quality patient care.
  • Assess the role of evidence in supporting healthcare decisions and practices.
  • Use effective communication to foster mutual respect, team learning, and professional development.
  • Create a personal philosophy of nursing that incorporates the Core Competencies©.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of NUR 205, NUR 206, BIO 235 and MAT 177.
Corequisite(s): ENG 102, NUR 256, Humanities elective.

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