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2010-2011 School of Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog 
2010-2011 School of Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NUR 525 - Theoretical Foundations for Advanced Nursing Practice

(Cr: 3)
Students will gain an understanding of the theoretical foundations of nursing and the application of theories from nursing and other disciplines to actual practice. This course provides the practicing nurse knowledge of different theories that can be used to improve the practice of nursing. This course will cover systems theory, nursing theories, health belief and promotion theories, and others. The study of theories is to enable the individual student of nursing to make optimum use of theories in their role. Theories and conceptual models provide a mechanism for studying and understanding human interactions, developing therapeutic relationships, and intervening in such a way that positive health outcomes can be achieved.