2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) 
    
    Apr 22, 2019  
2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURS 8110 - Theoretical and Scientific Foundations for Nursing


(5 cr.) In this course, students focus on the integration of scientific, philosophical, and theoretical concepts as the basis for the highest level of nursing practice. They examine the scientific underpinnings for nursing practice, including biobehavioral, pathophysiological, psychosocial, and environmental sciences, and they explore the interrelationship among knowledge, research, and practice. Students also explore and discuss clinical inquiry, ethical issues, and models of evidence-based practice. Considering various philosophies, students describe their own philosophy of nursing. They also apply course concepts to a variety of practical assignments, including a literature review, concept map, and evaluation of current clinical practice problems, among others.

 



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