NUR102 - Development of Self As Nurse: Professionhood and Knowledge of Nursing I
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Development of Self As Nurse: Professionhood and Knowledge of Nursing I
This course is an introduction to nursing theory with emphasis on human science theories and multiple ways of knowing. This course is an introduction to human science nursing theories such as Roach, Watson, Parse, Leininger, Neuman, Rogers and Paterson & Zderad. Students will gain an understanding of how nursing theory, knowledge and professional practice standards inform nursing practice. Students will learn to navigate nursing databases and retrieve information to be utilized in scholarly writing, individual and group presentations and collaborative projects. Students will develop an awareness of multiple ways of knowing including aesthetic, personal, ethical, empirical and sociopolitical ways of knowing. Through critical reflection students will examine their own assumptions and values as they situate themselves within the profession of nursing.
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
1. Examine the influence of nursing history on contemporary nursing practice.
2. Gain an understanding of the role and function of professional nursing organizations in Ontario.
3. Examine various human science theories as the foundation of the interactive process that takes place between persons in all human relationships.
4. Critically reflect upon relevance of theoretical foundations and professional practice standards to nursing practice.
5. Apply program philosophy and professional standards to professional relationships in the classroom.
6. Apply multiple ways of knowing to understanding learning experiences of self and others.
7. Develop basic information literacy skills.Concepts
8.Information literacy skills and developing writing skills
9. Program philosophy, mission and goals
10. Critical thinking
11. History of nursing theories and knowledge development
12. Overview of nursing theories, including concepts such as assumptions, conceptual models, paradigms, epistemology and ontology
13. Introduction to human science theories
14. Introduction to multiple ways of knowing
15. Understanding what it means to be a Registered Nurse in Ontario and Canada by introduction to professional organizations and regulatory standards (Canadain Nurses Association, Registered Nurses Association, and College of Nurses of Ontario.
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