NURSNG360 Professional Issues in Nursing for RNs

Course Description

This introductory course of the online RN-BS nursing program focuses on core concepts of professional nursing practice including human beings, environment, health, and nursing. This course meets the University Intermediate Seminar requirements. Students will increase their critical thinking, reading, and writing skills while addressing the key issues facing nursing. Important health care competencies and concepts, including patient-centered care, teamwork and collaboration, safety, quality improvement, evidence-based practice, and informatics, are established. Historical, theoretical, and professional membership perspectives are emphasized.

Prerequisite: RN-BSN students only. Students must register through Wiser:

Course Video

Video Introduction

Academic Information

Credits: 6


Dates: Feb 2 - May 8
Class #: 6939

Discussions (Choose one section)
Section 1
Dates: Feb 3 - May 5
Day/Time: Tu 8:45 - 10:45a
Class #: 6941

Section 2 - Cancelled
Dates: Feb 3 - May 5
Day/Time: Tu 7:00 - 9:00p
Class #: 6942

Section 3
Dates: Feb 4 - May 6
Day/Time: W 7:15 - 9:15p
Class #: 6943

Section 4
Dates: Feb 4 - May 6
Day/Time: W 7:30 - 9:30p
Class #: 6944

Section 5
Dates: Feb 2 - May 8
Day/Time: Tu 8:45 - 10:45a
Class #: 13892


Course Fee: $2106
Lab Fee: $0
Total Course Fee: $2106


Lecture, Discussion 2 & 5: Diane Marie Shea

Discussion 1: June M Peterson

Discussion 3: Caitlin Hynes O'Callaghan

Discussion 4: Carol Moran

Book Information

Textbook information is to be determined.

Wimba Classroom

The College of Advancing and Professional Studies (CAPS) strongly recommends that its online faculty use Wimba Classroom (a live discussion tool) at least twice during the semester. Information about Wimba can be found on our Wimba Support wikipage. Some online programs meet weekly in Wimba Classroom at set days & times. Your course instructor will inform you about dates and times of course meetings.


Registration for Spring 2015 is closed. Please view the academic calendar for important dates.

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If you have a disability and will need accommodations for your on-line courses please contact the Ross Center for Disability Services.
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