Academic Calendar 2021-22 
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Academic Calendar 2021-22 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 160 - Nursing as a Caring Relational Practice

Credits: 3 Total Hours: 45
Restricted to students in Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing
Learners will develop self-awareness, critical reflection, and therapeutic communication skills. Values, beliefs, and attitudes are examined and integrated to provide compassionate, culturally sensitive healthcare. Learners develop skills to prevent compassion fatigue. Learners develop effective therapeutic communication for patient-centered care, attending to the lived experience of the patient. Using a health promoting approach learners are introduced to the processes related to initiating, maintaining, and ending nurse-client therapeutic relationships. Loss and grief theory is applied to aspects of nursing, as preparation for practice placements. 

Pre or Co-requisites
All of: