Catalog 2018-2019

NS-512 History of Nursing Ideas

Prerequisites: Previously earned baccalaureate degree; anatomy, physiology, human growth and development, nutrition, microbiology, statistics. Pass/Fail available. This course focuses on the contributions of nursing history, nursing theory, and contemporary issues in the social evolution of nursing as a profession. The nature of nursing theory and the relationship between philosophy, theory, and science are explored. The evolution of nursing knowledge within the social context of history is emphasized. This course has been designated by the ABSN program as a writing intensive course.