NURS-111 - Professional Practice 1: Introduction to the Profession of Nursing

Minimum Credits: 3 Length: 42 hours Prerequisites: None Corequisites: NURS 110, NURS 113, NURS 115 Delivery Method: On-campus Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course Outlines/NURS111.pdf

This course is an introduction to the profession of nursing. Participants examine the foundational concepts of the curriculum and how the concepts relate to nursing practice. Participants also explore the history of the profession of nursing and have the opportunity to explore and critically reflect upon the political and socioeconomic forces that have shaped the status of nurses in society and the evolution of the nursing profession. Standards of nursing practice and responsibility for safe and ethical nursing practice are also explored.