Transition to Practice

Transition to Practice

Course Description and Objectives

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course provides the student with the opportunity to engage in learning activities designed to
facilitate the transition from student nurse to that of a professional registered nurse. Emphasis is placed
on furthering each student’s knowledge and skills for licensing preparation, career development, and
lifelong learning.


COURSE OBJECTIVES:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Generate evidence that supports the transition to professional registered nurse.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to translate theoretically guided evidence into practice.
  3. Investigate legal and ethical parameters of nursing practice.
  4. Examine data from a variety of sources to promote safe nursing practice.
  5. Address the impact of organizations and work environments on the nurse entering practice.
  6. Demonstrate personal and professional responsibility for continued growth and development.
  7. Analyze contemporary health care trends and issues and the impact on professional nursing.