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NUR 150 Nursing Professional Transitions
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2016
SUN#:  None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: Leadership, professional development, and specialized course content to prepare first year nursing students to transition into the second year of the nursing program. Upon the successful completion of this course, the first year nursing student is eligible to take the NCLEX-PN exam.

Prerequisites: Admitted Nursing cohort student; NUR121, NUR122, NUR126 and NUR145

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Synthesis Level) Formulate plans of nursing care for special populations.
2. (Analysis Level) Analyze normal growth and development in infants and children.
3. (Application Level) Use the nursing process in providing safe nursing care to specialized populations.
4. (Analysis Level) Select nursing research to support evidence based nursing practice.
5. (Evaluation Level) Value the role of the professional nurse through communication and practice.
6. (Analysis Level) Analyze different leadership styles used in a variety of nursing roles.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
The students will meet the stated learning outcomes at a minimum of 76%.
Students will practice within the Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) competencies (http://qsen.org/competencies) and the Arizona State Board of Nursing regulations(https://www.azbn.gov/nursepracticeact).