NLM102 - Nursing Theory in Practice

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Subject Title
Nursing Theory in Practice

Subject Description
Introduces students to the unique nature of nursing knowledge, explores nursing theoretical perspectives, and multiple patterns of knowing.  Clarifies relationships between nursing theoretical works and practice (praxis)

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

Upon completion of this course, the student will:
1. Begin to utilize selected theoretical frameworks (philosophies, models, theories) in practice situations

2. Describe how nursing theoretical works guide nursing practice.
3. Construct and articulate a personal values and belief system.
4. Describe the evolution of nursing knowledge.
5. Articulate the importance of nursing knowledge to the discipline and profession of nursing/
6. Use many ways of knowing (including theoretical, analytical, intuitive, experiential, moral and ethical reasoning) to describe how nursing practice is guided by theoretical works.
7. Begin to articulate the differences amongst some of the major theoretical works in nursing.

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