Apr 21, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23 [Archived Catalog]

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NRSE 4510 - Professional Nursing Practice


Provides an acclimation to the RN to BSN program by addressing the concepts, scope, and standards of professional nursing practice, including legal foundations of nursing practice, cultural diversity and competence, and inclusivity. Includes an introduction to principles of public speaking as well as active and passive verbal communication amongst a healthcare team with an emphasis on communication around social determinants of health. Introduces ethical concepts and theories impacting nursing practice, including personal values and beliefs and ethical reasoning. This course meets the Bridges for Ethics and Reasoning and Oral Communication.

Requisites: BSN or school nurse major and RN license or ND9988
Credit Hours: 4
OHIO BRICKS Bridge: Ethics and Reasoning, Bridge: Speaking and Listening
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 4.0 seminar
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to describe the progression of the RN to BSN program.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge and use of the learning management system and university resources.
  • Students will be able to describe the impact of historical events, progression, and social determinants of health (SDOH) on professional nursing practice.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate collaborative skills required for culturally competent and inclusive nursing practice.
  • Students will be able to apply legal and professional expectations of registered nursing practice.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate active and passive verbal communication skills required for culturally competent and inclusive nursing practice.
  • Students will be able to use unbiased vocabulary, terminology, and sentence structure appropriate to the social determinants of health and healthcare professionals.
  • Students will be able to use posture, gestures, eye contact, and voice to enhance the effectiveness of a presentation and a patient/resident interaction.
  • Students will be able to listen to conversations and provide credible, relevant, and convincing information that establishes credibility.
  • Students will be able to articulate a precise, compelling, and memorable purpose or main point of a presentation.
  • Students will be able to describe and explain how personal ethical core beliefs influence clinical practice decisions.
  • Students will be able to apply foundational ethical principles, concepts, and ethical reasoning to analyze, orally communicate, and successfully defend a position on a current ethical or moral dilemma in healthcare.



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