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2008-09 Undergraduate Catalog

Academic Learning Compact

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Description of the Major
The major in nursing enables you to use knowledge from nursing and other disciplines to provide care to diverse client populations. You learn to use the nursing process to solve clinical problems and to communicate with clients, members of the health care team and the community. Principles of leadership and management are learned and applied in a variety of health care settings with integration of legal and ethical principles applicable to health care delivery systems.

Additional information is available from your major's website.
Before Graduating You Must
  • Achieve a rating of satisfactory in all clinical courses, graded according to College of Nursing rubric.
  • Achieve an acceptable score on the Health Education Systems Incorporated RN Exit Examination, or the equivalent, by the eighth week of semester nine.
  • Satisfy the Florida statutory requirements for CLAST.
  • Complete requirements for the baccalaureate degree, as determined by faculty.
Skills You Will Acquire in the Major (SLOs)
  1. Utilize nursing knowledge, theory, research findings and knowledge from the humanities and sciences to provide nursing practice that is responsive to diverse client systems.
  2. Apply leadership and management principles to ensure efficiency, quality and continuity of care.
  3. Apply the nursing process to promote, maintain and restore wellness and to prevent and treat illness.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to solve clinical problems in a variety of health care delivery systems utilizing legal and ethical guidelines.
  5. Integrate professional values into your own practice.
  6. Apply communication principles with clients, members of the health care team and the community.

Courses Content Critical Thinking Communication
NUR 3067/
NUR 3067L
X   X X   X
NUR 3129 X          
NUR 3145 X          
NUR 3225/
NUR 3225L
X   X X   X
NUR 3355/
NUR 3355L
X   X X   X
NUR 3455/
NUR 3455L
X   X X   X
NUR 3825 X       X  
NUR 3826 X     X    
NUR 4165 X          
NUR 4535/
NUR 4535L
X   X X X X
NUR 4635/
NUR 4635L
NUR 4767/
NUR 4767L
X X     X X
NUR 4829 X X     X X
NUR 4945L X X X X X X

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