NURS 290

Think Like a Nurse: Learning Clinical Judgment

Nursing College of Nursing

Course Description

1.5-credit in-person didactic course focuses on acquisition of knowledge about nursing history, theory, and practice; the College’s mission and values and professional nursing values; Tanner’s Clinical Judgment Model; and self-reflection on goals, values, and biases.

When Taught

Fall and Winter

Fixed

1.5

Fixed

1.5

Fixed

0

Other Prerequisites

Admission to the College of Nursing baccalaureate program.

Title

Nursing theoretical foundations

Learning Outcome

Analyze key principles of nursing theories and foundational principles to expand understanding of nursing history and the profession.

Title

Clinical Judgment

Learning Outcome

Interpret and apply Tanner’s Clinical Judgment Model, critical thinking skills, and the nursing process in thinking like a nurse with a focus on “context” or what the nurse brings to the nurse-patient relationship

Title

Professional and College of Nursing Expectations and Personal Goals

Learning Outcome

Apply professional nursing and College of Nursing values to course work and personal goals.