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NUR-173 Professional Practice Bridge - In

3 credits

This course is an introduction to the profession and discipline of nursing. Participants examine the foundational concepts of the curriculum and how the concepts relate to nursing practice. Participants explore the historical development of nursing knowledge and theory as well as contemporary understandings of nursing as a discipline and the body of knowledge that defines it. Relationships between practice, theory and research are explored. Participants have the opportunity to explore and critically reflect upon the political and socioeconomic forces that have shaped the status of women in society and the evolution of the nursing profession. Standards of nursing practice and responsibility for safe and ethical nursing practice are also explored.


  • Current registration as a LPN in British Columbia or Northwest Territories. NUR 170 can be taken as a Co-requisite.
  • Take NUR-170

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