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NURS 260 - Relational Caring


Credits: 3 Total Hours: 45
Restricted to students in Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing
Learners will focus on developing therapeutic relationships with diverse clients, families, and other health care professionals. Learners will explore the evolution of various conceptualizations of therapeutic nurse-patient relationships. Key concepts include therapeutic communication, cultural competence, relational ethics, and patient and family-centered care. Interprofessional relationships, working on teams and in groups, are a focus across modules. Relational ethics concepts and approaches are applied to everyday nursing practice situations. Moral responsibility and moral imagination are emphasized as necessary to professional nursing practice. These topics are examined from health promotion, evidence-informed, and phenomenological perspectives. 

Prerequisites
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