Nursing Theory Philosophy   [Archived Catalog]
2012-2013 Catalog [Aug. 2012-Aug. 2013]
   

NUR 3846 - Nursing Theory Philosophy


This course critically analyzes nursing theory and foundations for reasoning in nursing practice. It focuses on the evolution and application of nursing knowledge. The contexts of nursing theory are explored. The nature and specific characteristics of nursing theory are discussed, including perspectives on essential elements of theories at various levels. The purpose of this examination is not to focus in detail on any one theorist, but to examine theory and its contribution to the advancement of nursing as a discipline.
Prerequisites: NUR 3805, NUR 3125 and NSP 3185.
Degrees Offered: B.S.N.

Credit Hours:3. 
Contact Hours: 3.
Student Advising Notes – Admission to the B.S.N. program.