Delivery Mode: Web Course
Credits: Three credit hours
Prerequisite: Registered Nurse
Overview: The purpose of this course is for the nurse to develop his or her knowledge of nursing concepts and nursing theories, and his or her skill in using nursing concepts and nursing theories in clinical practice. The nurse should develop an awareness of his or her own assumptions and values related to nursing, and the fit of these with different nursing theories.
Knowledge of Human Being
|Unit 1||-||Introduction to Nursing Theory.|
|Unit 2||-||The Nursing process.|
|Unit 3||-||Nightingale's Environmental Model.|
|Unit 4||-||Peplau's Interpersonal Theory.|
|Unit 5||-||Henderson's Theory.|
|Unit 6||-||The McGill Model of Nursing.|
|Unit 7||-||Orem's General Theory of Nursing.|
|Unit 8||-||Myra Levine's Conservation Model of Nursing.|
|Unit 9||-||King's Systems Framework and Theory of Goal Attainment.|
|Unit 10||-||Rogers' Conceptual Model of Nursing.|
|Unit 11||-||The Roy Adaptation Model.|
|Unit 12||-||Watson's Philosophy and Science of Caring.|
|Unit 13||-||Leininger's Theory - Culture Care|
Evaluation: To receive credit for N2700, students must achieve a composite grade of 65 per cent. The course has 2 papers that are written individually, and 3 group assignments.
Individual paper #1 - Paper on nursing concepts and nursing theory(s) used in your workplace.
Individual paper #2 - The usefulness of concepts and nursing theories in clinical practice.
Group Assignments #1, 2, and 3. - Group response to discussion questions.
For Further information contact:
Academic Program Administrator
Associate Director, Undergraduate Programs