Mount Vernon Nazarene University

2011-2012 Catalog

NUR2002 Professional Nursing Perspectives I [2].

Students explore basic concepts of professional nursing practice from the perspective of the department’s conceptual framework. Therapeutic communication, the nurse’s role in health promotion and client teaching are included. Historical and contemporary influences on nursing practice are examined.

Prerequisites: cumulative grade point average of 2.50 or higher, a grade of C or better in all required science courses ([BIO1054G or BIO1014G], [CHE1014G or CHE1033/1031], and [CHE1024G or CHE1043/1041]) and complete the standardized entrance examination. (BIO1054G, CHE1014G and CHE1024G are the preferred prerequisites.)